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"Forgiveness does not absolve you from consequences." - Tom Delay

"The Church used to absolve sinners; today it has the gall to absolve sins." - Nicolas Gomez Davila

"Condemn me, it does not matter: history will absolve me." - Fidel Castro

"Mediocrities everywhere-now and to come-I absolve you all." - Peter Shaffer

"Righteous ends, thus approved, absolve of guilt the most violent means." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Intent is guilt. Failure to successfully carry out the intent does not absolve the guilt." - Terry Goodkind

"The futility of action does not absolve one from the failure to act. -" - Janette Turner Hospital

"Fidel Castro claimed that history would absolve him, but it can also condemn him." - Andy Garcia

"We absolve a friend from gratitude when we remind him of a favor." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"Here's the teaching point, if you're teaching kids about intelligence and policy: Intelligence does not absolve policymakers of responsibility to ask tough questions, and it doesn't absolve them of having curiosity about the consequences of their actions." - George Tenet

"No penance can absolve out guilty fame; Nor tears, that wash out sin, can wash out shame." - Matthew Prior

"Absolve me, teach me, purify me, strengthen me: take me to Thyself, that I may be Thine and Thine only." - Joseph Barber Lightfoot

"White shall not neutralize the black, nor good compensate bad in man, absolve him so; life's business being just the terrible choice." - Robert Browning

"Nothing is so soothing to our self-esteem as to find our bad traits in our forebears. It seems to absolve us." - Van Wyck Brooks

"White shall not neutralize the black, nor good Compensate bad in man, absolve him so: Life's business being just the terrible choice." - Robert Browning

"There comes a moment in history when ignorance is no longer a forgivable offense... a moment when only wisdom has the power to absolve. - Bertrand Zobrist" - Dan Brown

"Maybe coming clean is the ultimate selfish act. A way to absolve yourself by hurting someone who doesn't deserve to be hurt." - Cindy Chupack

"Every reading is partial, but that does not absolve us from the quest for meaning, which defines us as a species." - Camille Paglia

"In India, the corrupt accuse the corrupt of being corrupt and the corrupt investigate the corrupt and absolve the corrupt of being corrupt." - Shekhar Kapur

"The First Amendment is often inconvenient. But that is besides the point. Inconvenience does not absolve the government of its obligation to tolerate speech." - Anthony Kennedy

"Typography has one plain duty before it and that is to convey information in writing. No argument or consideration can absolve typography from this duty." - Emil Ruder

"The First Amendment is often inconvenient. But that is besides the point. Inconvenience does not absolve the government of its obligation to tolerate speech." - Justice Anthony Kennedy

"Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The First Amendment is often inconvenient. But that is beside the point. Inconvenience does not absolve the government of its obligation to tolerate speech." - Anthony Kennedy

"Of course, Third World leaders love you. By ascribing third world ills to First World sins, you absolve them of blame for their countries' failure to advance." - John Mccarthy

"White shall not neutralize the black, nor good compensate bad in man, absolve him so: life's business being just the terrible choice." - Robert Browning

"There is an illusion of central position, justifying one's own purposes as right and everybody elsešs as wrong, and providing a proper degree of paranoia. Righteous ends, thus approved, absolve of guilt the most violent means." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"An innocent man, if accused, can be acquitted; a guilty man, unless accused, cannot be condemned. It is, however, more advantageous to absolve an innocent than not to prosecute a guilty man." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"There are some pains that run too deep for anything to absolve them. The best we can do is pick up the pieces and hope for the strength we need to keep going." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Genetically influenced behavior is not necessarily good and not necessarily unchangeable. Explanations of bad behavior that appeal to genes do not absolve a person any more than do explanations that appeal to upbringing." - Steven Pinker

"There is an illusion of central position, justifying one's own purposes as right and everybody else&185;s as wrong, and providing a proper degree of paranoia. Righteous ends, thus approved, absolve of guilt the most violent means." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"There is an illusion of central position, justifying one's own purposes as right and everybody else's as wrong, and providing a proper degree of paranoia. Righteous ends, thus approved, absolve of guilt the most violent means." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"The corporation is one of the great unheralded human inventions of destruction. It is a way to absolve from any personal liability a bunch of people. They form together in a massive ID and they do whatever they want." - Keith Olbermann

"If we allow the consideration of heathen morality and heathen religion to absolve us from the duty of preaching the gospel we are really deposing Christ from His throne in our own souls." - Roland Allen

"The risk of the Holocaust is not that it will be forgotten, but that it will be embalmed and surrounded by monuments and used to absolve all future sins." - Zygmunt Bauman

"Nothing that man ever invents will absolve him from the universal necessity of being good as God is good, righteous as God is righteous, and holy as God is holy." - Charles Kingsley

"Congress has really set this thing up in a way that they absolve themselves of blame, They have their scapegoats. They can blame the Pentagon. They can blame BRAC. It's hard for voters to say this is Ortiz's fault." - Juan Carlos I of Spain

"The foundation of a financial fresh start actually has nothing to do with money or specific financial dos and don'ts. The first, and most difficult, step is to absolve yourself and your spouse or partner of any guilt." - Suze Orman

"I don't absolve the Democrats of their lack of commitment to deal with poverty. But nowadays we're witnessing the widening of the gap. There's something wrong when a handful of people have more than they'll ever need while millions of people have less than they always need." - Joseph Lowery

"The true fanatic is a theocrat, someone who sees himself as acting on behalf of some super-personal force: the Race, the Party, History, the Proletariat, the Poor, and so on. These absolve him from evil, hence he may safely do anything in their service." - Lloyd Billingsley

"We must live for the few who know and appreciate us, who judge and absolve us, and for whom we have the same affection and indulgence. The rest I look upon as a mere crowd, lively or sad, loyal or corrupt, from whom there is nothing to be expected but fleeting emotions, either pleasant or unpleasant, which leave no trace behind them." - Sarah Bernhardt

"In days gone by, we were afraid of dying in dishonor or a state of sin. Nowadays, we are afraid of dying fools. Now the fact is that there is no Extreme Unction to absolve us of foolishness. We endure it here on earth as subjective eternity." - Jean Baudrillard

"Somehow the notion has been loosed that nature is hostile to man or that her ways are offensive or slovenly, so that every step of progress is measured by how far we have altered these. Nothing short of a recovery of the ancient virtue of pietas can absolve man from this sin." - Richard M. Weaver

"I don't absolve my father completely of his responsibility for what he did to us I feel compassion, maybe. He had his demons. But I still can't understand how a man can walk away from children. And leave them to starve, as we nearly did, if it wasn't for my mother going out and begging." - Frank Mccourt

"Whoso would be a man, must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by the name of goodness, but must explore it if it be goodness. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"As a pastor, I have the opportunity every week to share the gospel publicly in a way that most of the members sitting in our church do not. However, that doesn't absolve them of the responsibility for reaching others with the gospel." - Mark Dever

"I do consider even going to prostitutes, or seeing a hooker or an escort, as having an emotional component, even if it's not an emotion necessarily in the relationship. Even if you are paying in order to absolve yourself of any emotional involvement. That's the paradox." - Esther Perel

"It would seem that it was not in the interest of 'someone' for us to make progress. It was in 'someone's' interest that we be always at war, that we tear each other to pieces. Yes, I'm inclined to absolve the Pakistanis. How should they have behaved? Someone encouraged them to attack us, someone gave them weapons to attack us. And they attacked us." - Indira Gandhi

"One of my moments of coming to writing, of needing to write to attempt to create myself, to attempt to absolve and understand my past passivity, came when a girl I loved very much, who I had been estranged from for some time, killed herself." - Kate Zambreno

"We must live for the few who know and appreciate us, who judge and absolve us, and for whom we have the same affection and indulgence. The rest I look upon as a mere crowd... from whom there is nothing to be expected but fleeting emotions." - Sarah Bernhardt

"Whoso would be a man, must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by the name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Sometimes I hear news about the huge dollars involved with CEO pay and corporate-management salaries, and I'm mystified at how someone can justify taking that much at the cost of other people's livelihoods. In a bizarre way, I'm almost kind of curious, like "How can they absolve themselves and enjoy their wealth?" I don't understand it." - Eddie Vedder

"You know, punk bands now sell with one record - their first or second record - sell 10 times the amount of records than the Ramones did throughout their career with 20-something records. That's why I go over to Johnny Ramone's house and do yard work three times a week, just to absolve some of the guilt." - Eddie Vedder

"God is the solitude of men. There was only me: I alone decided to commit Evil; alone, I invented Good. I am the one who cheated, I am the one who performed miracles, I am the one accusing myself today, I alone can absolve myself; me, the man." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"The Good News is that God's mercy and forgiveness extend to those who repent. Mercy does not mean approving of something that is sinful, but does absolve the wrongdoer after a change of heart takes place in the sinner through the gift of God's grace." - Thomas J. Paprocki

"And in this battle, Brother William (Guillaume), Master of the Templars, lost an eye; and he had lost the other on the previous Shrove Tuesday; and that Lord died as a consequence, may God absolve him! And you should know that there was at least an acre of land behind the Templars, which was so covered with arrows fired by the Saracens, that none of the ground could be seen." - Jean de Joinville

"Till now, society has protected the adult and blamed the victim. It has been abetted in its blindness by theories, still in keeping with the pedagogical principles of our great- grandparents, according to which children are viewed as crafty creatures, dominated by wicked drives, who invent stories and attack their innocent parents or desire them sexually. In reality, children tend to blame themselves for their parents' cruelty and to absolve the parents, whom they invariably love, of all responsibility." - Alice Miller

"The future of humanity is uncertain, even in the most prosperous countries, and the quality of life deteriorates; and yet I believe that what is being discovered about the infinitely large and infinitely small is sufficient to absolve this end of the century and millennium. What a very few are acquiring in knowledge of the physical world will perhaps cause this period not to be judged as a pure return of barbarism." - Primo Levi

"However long the horror continued, one must not get to the stage of refusing to think about it. To shrink from direct pain was bad enough, but to shrink from vicarious pain was the ultimate cowardice. And whereas to conceal direct pain was a virtue, to conceal vicarious pain was a sin. Only by feeling it to the utmost, and by expressing it, could the rest of the world help to heal the injury which had caused it. Money, food, clothing, shelter - people could give all these and still it would not be enough; it would not absolve them from paying also, in full, the imponderable tribute of grief." - Jan Struther



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