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Many times, the decisions we make affect and hurt your closest friends and family the most. I have a lot of regrets in that regard. But God has forgiven me, which I am very thankful for. It has enabled me to forgive myself and move forward one day at a time.
People do make mistakes and I think they should be punished. But they should be forgiven and given the opportunity for a second chance. We are human beings.
The lesson is that you can still make mistakes and be forgiven.
Robert Downey, Jr.
Forgotten is forgiven.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
The only vice that cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy.
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
I've never been that cute kid that was forgiven for being naughty.
Christianity is not about religion. It's about faith, about being held, about being forgiven. It's about finding joy and finding home.
If you haven't forgiven yourself something, how can you forgive others.
There are some hurts that we experience that can be forgiven but we won't forget them.
The assurance of Heaven is never given to the person. And that's why at the core of the Christian faith is the grace of God. If there's one word I would grab from all of that, it's forgiveness - that you can be forgiven. I can be forgiven, and it is of the grace of God. But once you understand that, I think the ramifications are worldwide.
How does one know if she has forgiven? You tend to feel sorrow over the circumstance instead of rage, you tend to feel sorry for the person rather than angry with him. You tend to have nothing left to say about it all.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes
He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.
If only I wasn't an atheist, I could get away with anything. You'd just ask for forgiveness and then you'd be forgiven. It sounds much better than having to live with guilt.
If those committed to the quest fail, they will be forgiven. When lost, they will find another way. The moral imperative of humanism is the endeavor alone, whether successful or not, provided the effort is honorable and failure memorable.
E. O. Wilson
Your successes and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them.
I'll never be a non-stumbler. I'll be a forgiven stumbler, but never a non-stumbler.
The Bible tells us that Jesus Christ came to do three things. He came to have my past forgiven, you get a purpose for living and a home in Heaven.
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
Believing there's no God means I can't really be forgiven except by kindness and faulty memories. That's good; it makes me want to be more thoughtful. I have to try to treat people right the first time around.
The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.
Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
And you know, when you've experienced grace and you feel like you've been forgiven, you're a lot more forgiving of other people. You're a lot more gracious to others.
If there are people you haven't forgiven, you're not going to really awaken. You have to let go.
Sins cannot be undone, only forgiven.
John F. Kennedy
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