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Only the brave know how to forgive; it is the most refined and generous pitch of virtue human nature can arrive at.
The public, more often than not, will forgive mistakes, but it will not forgive trying to wriggle and weasel out of one.
To forgive oneself? No, that doesn't work: we have to be forgiven. But we can only believe this is possible if we ourselves can forgive.
Jesus alone cleanses from sin; He only can forgive our transgressions.
Ellen G. White
I like second chances. I've given people second chances. You have fall-outs with friends, and forgiveness is a great thing to have. It's not easy to forgive. I definitely don't forget, but I do forgive.
If you are going to sin, sin against God, not the bureaucracy. God will forgive you but the bureaucracy won't.
I forgive my mom for being a psycho and my dad for being a loser.
To understand is to forgive, even oneself.
Do you realize, when Mandela was inaugurated president, he invited as his special guests the white jailers from his Robben Island prison? He literally did forgive everybody.
I tried to manipulate and control people, and I harbored resentment. I wanted to be forgiven, but I wouldn't forgive others.
I grabbed my mom and I went to the couch and I said, 'Mom I want to ask Jesus to come into my heart.' And I got on my knee and I asked Jesus to come into my heart, forgive me of my sins, and make me a child of God.
It's far easier to forgive an enemy after you've got even with him.
Many promising reconciliations have broken down because while both parties come prepared to forgive, neither party come prepared to be forgiven.
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 forgive all personal weaknesses except egomania and pretension.
The public, more often than not, will forgive mistakes, but it will not forgive trying to wiggle out of one.
It is a lie that our anger justifies our impulse to hurt or ignore our antagonists. We are to forgive to be forgiven. To wait for them to repent before we forgive and repent is to allow them to choose for us a delay which could cost us happiness here and hereafter.
Henry B. Eyring
Can you really forgive if you can't forget?
Sarah Jessica Parker
If it is committed in the name of God or country, there is no crime so heinous that the public will not forgive it.
It's easier to forgive those who hurt you than those who hurt the people you love.
There are people who can never forgive a beggar for their not having given him anything.
I never forget. I never forgive. I can wait. I find it very easy to harbor a grudge. I have scores to settle.
Jesus died to forgive our sins. Dare we make his martyrdom meaningless by not committing them?
I had to learn to forgive. I couldn't sleep at night. I got ulcers. I had to let go, to let God deal with it. No one wants to be mad in their own house. I didn't want to be angry my whole life. It takes so much energy out of you to be mean.
The world can forgive practically anything except people who mind their own business.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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