Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge.
Men forget but never forgive. Women forgive but never forget.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which
you will always find forgiveness.
Honore de Balzac
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon
each other our follies.
To err is human, to forgive divine.
Young men forgive, old men never.
He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself
Yes, this is what good is: to forgive evil. There is no other
Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes
revenge and dares to forgive an injury.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Life is too short, so kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly
and forgive quickly.
You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only
if you generously consent to share them.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools
William Arthur Ward
The iPhone is the most sophisticated, outlook-challenging
piece of electronics to come along in years. It does so many
things so well, and so pleasurably, that you tend to forgive
US technology writer as Apple's new iPhone
hits US shelves June 2007.
The Irish forgive their great men when they are safely buried.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which
becomes a habit.
The mother is everything - she is our consolation in sorrow,
our hope in misery, and our strength in weakness. She is the
source of love, mercy, sympathy, and forgiveness. He who loses
his mother loses a pure soul who blesses and guards him constantly.
Women love men for their defects; if men have enough of them
women will forgive them everything, even their gigantic intellects.
People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered;
Forgive them anyway.
Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge
No eternal reward will forgive us now
For wasting the dawn.
From The Wasp.
God will forgive me. That's his job, after all.
Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they
judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
A Woman of No Importance.
It is easier to get forgiveness than permission.
To err is human, to forgive highly unlikely.
It seems that most people need to experience a great deal
of suffering before they will relinquish resistance and accept
before they will forgive.
The Power of Now.
I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified
Elizabeth about Darcy, in Pride and Prejudice.
The press is ferocious. It forgives nothing, it only hunts
for mistakes . . . In my position anyone sane would have left
a long time ago.
We insistently beg forgiveness from God and from the persons
involved, while promising to do everything possible to ensure
that such abuse will never occur again.
Pope Benedict XVI
Pope marks end of Roman Catholic Church's
Year of the Priest celebrations 2010 with apology for years
of sexual abuse of children by priests.
The offender never forgives.
His craving for forgiveness, and his abasement before her
was the greatest satisfaction she knew, although she despised
him for it.
The Grass is Singing.