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Definition: Forgives: third person present. Stop feeling angry or resentful towards (someone) for an offence, flaw, or mistake.
Number of Quotes: 16

There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
Josh Billings

Forgive: Make a conscious decision to cease to harbor resentment, which includes forgiving a debt and giving up one's resolve to retaliate.
Clarris Pinkola Estés

Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee
And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.

Robert Frost

An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind.
Mahatma Gandhi

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Mahatma Gandhi

Nobody ever fergits where he buried a hatchet.
Kin Hubbard

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
John F. Kennedy

Love may forgive all infirmities and love still in spite of them: but Love cannot cease to will their removal.
C. S. Lewis

To err is human; to forgive, divine.
Alexander Pope

Beware of the man who does not return your blow: he neither forgives you nor allows you to forgive yourself.
George Bernard Shaw

If you strike a child, take care that you strike it in anger, even at the risk of maiming it for life. A blow in cold blood neither can nor should be forgiven.
George Bernard Shaw

The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.
Thomas Szasz

And blessings on the falling out
That all the more endears,
When we fall out with those we love
And kiss again with tears!

Alfred Tennyson

After a good dinner, one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations.
Oscar Wilde

Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
Oscar Wilde

Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
Oscar Wilde

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