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Definition of Forgiveness

Forgiveness

  1. The act of forgiving; the state of being forgiven; as, the forgiveness of sin or of injuries.
  2. Disposition to pardon; willingness to forgive.

Forgiveness Quotations

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Bruce Lee
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Forgiveness Translations

forgiveness in German is Verzeihung, Vergebung
forgiveness in Italian is perdono
forgiveness in Latin is venia
forgiveness in Norwegian is tilgivelse

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