Quotation by Abraham Lincoln

I am a patient man—always willing to forgive on the Christian terms of repentance; and also to give ample time for repentance.
Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865), U.S. president. Letter to Reverdy Johnson, July 26, 1862. Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 5, p. 343, Rutgers University Press (1955, 1990).
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