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When we forgive evil we do not excuse it, we do not tolerate it, we do not smother it. We look the evil full in the face, call it what it is, let its horror shock and stun and enrage us, and only then do we forgive it.

~Lewis B. Smedes

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.

~Emo Philips

When a machine begins to run without human aid, it is time to scrap it - whether it be a factory or a government.

~Alexander Chase

To understand is to forgive, even oneself.

~Alexander Chase

To err is human; to forgive, divine.

~Alexander Pope