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Quotes of the Day for 18 February 2001 – Forgiveness

By request, and because response to the theme has been strong in the past, here are some quotes on Forgiveness.

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The quotes:

One of the secrets of a long and fruitful life is to forgive everybody everything everynight before you go to bed.
     - Bernard Baruch

Forgiveness is the answer to the child's dream of a miracle by which what is borken is made whole again, what is soiled is again made clean.
     - Dag Hammarskjold, 1905 - 1961

It is very easy to forgive others their mistakes; it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.
     - Jessamyn West

Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
     - Marlene Dietrich, 1901 - 1992

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

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