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Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
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.
I invite everyone to chose forgiveness rather than division, teamwork over personal ambition.
Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough.
Forgotten is forgiven.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.
Lewis B. Smedes
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.
Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
One of the secrets of a long and fruitful life is to forgive everybody everything everynight before you go to bed.
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
Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again.
The lesson is that you can still make mistakes and be forgiven.
Robert Downey, Jr.
For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed?
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.
He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
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
Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons.
Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
The remedy for life's broken pieces is not classes, workshops or books. Don't try to heal the broken pieces. Just forgive.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
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.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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