"And the only thing to do with a sin is to confess, do penance and then, after some kind of decent interval, ask for forgiveness."
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate only love can do that."Joseph J. Ellis on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong."Joseph J. Ellis on Mahatma Gandhi
"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names."Joseph J. Ellis on John F. Kennedy
"Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them."Joseph J. Ellis on Bruce Lee
"Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much."Joseph J. Ellis on Oscar Wilde
"I would say readers can trust my work more than anyone else's."