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To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.
Lewis B. Smedes
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
Forgotten is forgiven.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough.
Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
I invite everyone to chose forgiveness rather than division, teamwork over personal ambition.
Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons.
Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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
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
You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well.
Lewis B. Smedes
I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note - torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one.
Henry Ward Beecher
It's toughest to forgive ourselves. So it's probably best to start with other people. It's almost like peeling an onion. Layer by layer, forgiving others, you really do get to the point where you can forgive yourself.
When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge.
Because forgiveness is like this: a room can be dank because you have closed the windows, you've closed the curtains. But the sun is shining outside, and the air is fresh outside. In order to get that fresh air, you have to get up and open the window and draw the curtains apart.
Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another.
God forgive you, but I never can.
Forgiveness is God's command.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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