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Can you really forgive if you can't forget?
Sarah Jessica Parker
Sometimes you see how humanity can rise above any kind of cultural ills and hate that a person's capacity to love and communicate and forgive can be bigger than anything else.
A winner rebukes and forgives; a loser is too timid to rebuke and too petty to forgive.
Sydney J. Harris
If there are occasions when my grape turned into a raisin and my joy bell lost its resonance, please forgive me. Charge it to my head and not to my heart.
If you forgive people enough you belong to them, and they to you, whether either person likes it or not squatter's rights of the heart.
Why are women always the ones who have to forgive? If you cheated on a man, he would be like, 'You're disgusting, and I want nothing to do with you.' But women, we're supposed to be like, 'He messed up. He made a mistake.'
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 our virtues.
Honore de Balzac
When we forgive evil we do not excuse it, we do not tolerate it, we do not smother it. We look the evil full in the face, call it what it is, let its horror shock and stun and enrage us, and only then do we forgive it.
Lewis B. Smedes
The ability to forgive is one of man's greatest achievements.
Bryant H. McGill
The best way to get along is never to forgive an enemy or forget a friend.
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative.
I think it's harder to forgive ourselves for mistakes that we made because we keep dwelling on it. We want to know how it affects other people, if they liked us for it, if they didn't like us. I think we stress over it, we replay it in our mind. It becomes an old tape that years later we continue to play it in our mind.
I'm very forgiving so I forgive most things, really.
I am learning to forgive my inner geek, and even value him as a free man.
One of the great benefits of organised religion is that you can be forgiven your sins, which must be a wonderful thing. I mean, I carry my sins around with me, there's nobody there to forgive them.
Let us not listen to those who think we ought to be angry with our enemies, and who believe this to be great and manly. Nothing is so praiseworthy, nothing so clearly shows a great and noble soul, as clemency and readiness to forgive.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I remember everything but forgive anyway.
There are techniques of Buddhism, such as meditation, that anyone can adopt. And, of course, there are Christian monks and nuns who already use Buddhist methods in order to develop their devotion, compassion, and ability to forgive.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our gigantic intellects.
If you are going to sin, sin against God, not the bureaucracy. God will forgive you but the bureaucracy won't.
I place an enormous premium on loyalty. If someone betrays me, I can forgive them rationally, but emotionally I have found it impossible to do so.
Richard E. Grant
Only the brave know how to forgive... a coward never forgave; it is not in his nature.
Most of us need time to work through pain and loss. We can find all manner of reasons for postponing forgiveness. One of these reasons is waiting for the wrongdoers to repent before we forgive them. Yet such a delay causes us to forfeit the peace and happiness that could be ours.
James E. Faust
To understand is to forgive, even oneself.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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