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I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge.
Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
To confer dignity, forgive. To express contempt, forget.
We think that forgiveness is weakness, but it's absolutely not; it takes a very strong person to forgive.
T. D. Jakes
Instead of hating, I have chosen to forgive and spend all of my positive energy on changing the world.
We all like to forgive, and love best not those who offend us least, nor who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
The first step in forgiveness is the willingness to forgive.
The one process now going on that will take millions of years to correct is the loss of genetic and species diversity by the destruction of natural habitats. This is the folly our descendants are least likely to forgive us.
E. O. Wilson
He that cannot forgive others, breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven; for everyone has need to be forgiven.
It is very east to forgive others their mistakes; it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.
The people who did you wrong or who didn't quite know how to show up, you forgive them. And forgiving them allows you to forgive yourself too.
A lot of times, people feel that if they forgive the person who hurt them, then they will continue to take advantage of them or not take responsibility for what they did wrong.
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.
Understand that it is often unwise to forgive face to face. This tends to make the other person feel 'put down' and make you look holier-than-thou.
Jesus teaches us to forgive and I've got to trust him on that one.
Forgive all who have offended you, not for them, but for yourself.
It is a very delicate job to forgive a man, without lowering him in his own estimation, and yours too.
The idea of God is the sole wrong for which I cannot forgive mankind.
Marquis de Sade
Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes: one must make them when one reflects; and whatever you may say, I prefer being a man with paradoxes than a man with prejudices.
A personal offense is like a scratch on a phonograph record. I couldn't move my thoughts beyond my pain. It kept repeating, as if I were stuck within its grooves. There was only one way to play beyond it. I had to forgive them, so my heart could take its form again.
The motto should not be: Forgive one another; rather understand one another.
God forgive you, but I never can.
God may forgive your sins, but your nervous system won't.
It's far easier to forgive an enemy after you've got even with him.
To understand is to forgive, even oneself.
If you learn how to forgive others for not being strong, then people can learn how to forgive you for your own issues.
T. D. Jakes
One of the secrets of a long and fruitful life is to forgive everybody everything everynight before you go to bed.
If you are going to sin, sin against God, not the bureaucracy. God will forgive you but the bureaucracy won't.
Can you really forgive if you can't forget?
Sarah Jessica Parker
Beauty is merciless. You do not look at it, it looks at you and does not forgive.
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