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Pardon Quotes

We’ve collected the best Pardon Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Anthea Butler, Bhumibol Adulyadej, Edward Snowden, Saira Banu, Aesop Rock. Use them as an inspiration.

Forgiveness became a big part of the civil rights movement, juxtaposed against the violence of protesters and law enforcement. King described forgiveness in one of his early sermons as a pardon, a process of life, and the Christian weapon of social redemption.
Asking for a royally appointed prime minister is undemocratic. It is, pardon me, a mess. It is irrational.
I will be satisfied if the federation of secret law, unequal pardon and irresistible executive powers that rule the world that I love are revealed even for an instant.
Even the gods pardon someone who makes a mistake.
Pardon me if this all sounds corny, but when you put on a record, I’d like it to be an escape from everything you do.
I try to, pardon the expression, stay with my feet on the ground.
Where there is injury let me sow pardon.
If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn.
George W Bush is like a bad comic working the crowd, a moron, if you’ll pardon the expression.
Trump revels in issuing pardons, because that power is essentially absolute.
I’ve made $50 million over the years as a movie star, if you’ll pardon the expression, and I’ve given most of it to the bookies.
We can’t let somebody rise to the top who will pardon these war criminals. Because they need to go to prison for what they’ve done in this world. We can’t have a pardon. They need to pay for what they’ve done.
When I was a kid, I really loved Indians. Native Americans. Pardon. Me.
Dave Attell
Trump’s pardon of Arpaio may not get as much attention as Russian influence or Trump’s apparent obstruction of justice in the Mueller investigation. But to me, as a woman of color, it is a clear abuse of power for the U.S. president to pardon a sheriff who targeted people for arrest because of their ethnicity.
I have strongly rejected the proposal to pardon and transfer her to the United States. I do not have the legal power to pardon terrorists and even if I did, I would not use it.
Alberto Fujimori
Pardon me for loitering in front of an orchestra.
John Goodman
In the end, granting mercy comes down to just two people. For the recipient, the pardon is freedom. For the politician, the pardon can mean – not surprisinglypolitical gain.
I’m never going to beg for pardon for exercising fundamental rights.
Jordi Cuixart
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies – it is the first law of nature.
If I or my soldiers have plundered or done injury to the houses or ministers of religion, I repent me of my sin; but it is not of Edward of England I shall ask pardon.
If I or my soldiers have plundered or done injury to the houses or to the ministers of religion, I repent me of my sin – but it is not of Edward of England that I shall ask pardon.
I decided to have a life: to become – pardon the expression – a soccer mom.
My TV stays locked at ‘SportsCenter.’ That and ‘Pardon the Interruption.’
The offender never pardons.
At bottom, the decision to pardon Nixon was a political judgment properly within the bounds of Ford‘s constitutional authority. The specter of a former president in the criminal dock as our country moved into its bicentennial year was profoundly disturbing.
President Obama should pardon Leonard Peltier, or at least commute his sentence, not just for humanitarian reasons, but also as a way of acknowledging the injustice suffered by Native Americans.
He decided to plunge on with pardons over the department‘s objections, or where he knew that there would be objections if he had let career prosecutors know what he was doing.
Barbara Olson
If any foes of mine are there, I pardon every one: I hope that man and womankind will do the same by me.
William Allingham
The president may have the raw constitutional power to, say, squelch an investigation or to pardon a close associate. But if he does so not to serve the public interest, but to serve his own, he surely could be removed from office, even if he has not committed a criminal act.
Of all presidential perks, the pardon power has a special significance. It is just the kind of authority that would attract the special attention of someone obsessed with himself and his own ability to influence events.
Barbara Olson
We wrote verses that condemned us, with no hope of pardon, to the most bitter solitude.
People forget that the same man who did ‘Star 80’ and ‘All that Jazz‘ also did ‘Pardon Me Miss But I’ve Never Been Kissed.’
I don’t mind giving 5,000 pardons a day.
Be assured that if you knew all, you would pardon all.
Let not a libation of tears be the only offering at the shrine of Jesus; let us also rejoice with joy unspeakable. If we have need to lament our sin, how much more to rejoice at our pardon!
Prison reform, peace, and a presidential pardon – just a portion of Kushner’s portfolio.
I regret and suffer those losses, but it’s God’s will. He will pardon me if I committed excesses, but I don’t think I did.
Augusto Pinochet
Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy, but in passing it over, he is superior; for it is a prince’s part to pardon.
I know there’s a creative side to artists to – pardon me – there’s a creative side to scientists already, but there may be an artistic side, too, waiting to break free.
The folly which we might have ourselves committed is the one which we are least ready to pardon in another.
Joseph Roux
Many years ago, I spent 5k at a fundraiser to hang with another lame duck: Bill Clinton. I lobbied him to pardon Leonard Peltier, the Nelson Mandela of Native Americans.
Forgiveness to the injured does belong; but they ne’er pardon who have done wrong.
I have self-actualized. Pardon me whilst I adjust my glowing halo.
In PA, the Lieutenant Governor serves as the Chair of the Board of Pardons. That means that I sit as the head of our five-person board, where we hear testimony and process applications for pardons and sentence commutation.
It is not good for us to trust in our merits, in our virtues or our righteousness; but only in God’s free pardon, as given us through faith in Jesus Christ.