The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute
of the strong.
Forgiveness is the needle that knows how to mend.
From her song, Under the Water.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution
to the healing of the world.
When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to
that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger
than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link
and get free.
Forgiveness is the oil of relationships.
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an
opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child,
a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct
that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to
all men, charity.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive, is devoid of the
power to love.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel
that has crushed it.
For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which
becomes a habit.
To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the
prisoner was you.
Lewis B. Smedes
There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness
Bryant H. McGill
Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.
I could forgive the boy, now, if he'd committed a million
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Aunt Polly about Tom in Mark Twain novel.
He who forgives ends the quarrel.
I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of
saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a
cancelled note - torn in two, and burned up, so that it never
can be shown against one.
Henry Ward Beecher
To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In
return, you will receive untold peace and happiness.
People find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong
than being right.
J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.
Always forgive your enemies. Nothing annoys them so much.
Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
John F. Kennedy
Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his
sins for breakfast.
Forgive all who have offended you, not for them, but for yourself.
A murder may be forgiven, an affront never.
Christmas gift suggestions:
To your enemy, forgiveness.
To an opponent, tolerance.
To a friend, your heart.
To a customer, service.
To all, charity.
To every child, a good example.
To yourself, respect.
No matter how good you try to be to others, you will occasionally
hurt them. Forgive yourself for it.
If you offend, ask for a pardon; if offended forgive.
When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes;
when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing,
not even out virtues.
Honore De Balzac
When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole
one and asked Him to forgive me.
Depression is nourished by a lifetime of ungrieved and unforgiven
Marriage is three parts love and seven parts forgiveness of
Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.