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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.
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
I remember everything but forgive anyway.
Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another.
If you are going to sin, sin against God, not the bureaucracy. God will forgive you but the bureaucracy won't.
The Holy Spirit, thank God, often enables people to forgive even though they are not sure how they did it.
Lewis B. Smedes
To punish the oppressors of humanity is clemency; to forgive them is cruelty.
If you haven't forgiven yourself something, how can you forgive others.
Certainly people make mistakes in their life. I'm no different, I've made mistakes. When people mess up, we forgive them. When I mess up, I ask for forgiveness.
A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of time, and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
There are people who can never forgive a beggar for their not having given him anything.
I've been praying to God to show me how to forgive myself. Because... maybe... that's the thing I've been searching for.
Mary J. Blige
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.
I really don't think life is about the I-could-have-beens. Life is only about the I-tried-to-do. I don't mind the failure but I can't imagine that I'd forgive myself if I didn't try.
It's a lie, but Heaven will forgive you for it.
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
I auditioned for Robert Redford once and I was so starstruck I couldn't even speak. I had a mic wire at a screen test clipped to me and then I got kind of nervous and I paced in a circle and then took a step and tripped and fell on my face. You just have to forgive yourself and keep going on.
The remedy for life's broken pieces is not classes, workshops or books. Don't try to heal the broken pieces. Just forgive.
To be intimate with a married man, when my own father cheated on my mother, is not something I could forgive. I could not look at myself in the morning if I did that. I wouldn't be attracted to a man who would cheat on his wife.
But when I lose my temper, I find it difficult to forgive myself. I feel I've failed. I can be calm in a crisis, in the face of death or things that hurt badly. I don't get hysterical, which may be masochistic of me.
I have a dream that America will pray and God will forgive us our sins.
Many promising reconciliations have broken down because while both parties come prepared to forgive, neither party come prepared to be forgiven.
The first step in forgiveness is the willingness to forgive.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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