"What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature."
"I believe that President Clinton considered the legal merits of the arguments for the pardon as he understood them, and he rendered his judgment, wise or unwise, on the merits."
"If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn."
"We have peace with God as soon as we believe, but not always with ourselves. The pardon may be past the prince's hand and seal, and yet not put into the prisoner's hand."
"We pardon to the extent that we love."
"We are all full of weakness and errors let us mutually pardon each other our follies - it is the first law of nature."
"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."
"Forgiveness to the injured does belong but they ne'er pardon who have done wrong."