Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Anton Theophilus Boisen

Pioneer in the Hospital Chaplaincy and Clinical Pastoral Education Movements

"Forgiveness. The experience of reconciliation following upon some breach of trust, marked on the one side by the acknowledgement of wrongdoing and the desire to make amends and on the other side by the capacity to understand and the willingness to resume friendly relations."

"There are multitudes of men and women who… attempt to get rid of the sense of moral failure by identifying themselves with groups which condone or approve the indulgences which they are either unable or unwilling to give up."

"Derek Bok (1930- ) Harvard University President"

"If you think education is expensive, try ignorance!"