Forgive all who have offended you, not for them, but for
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that
crushed it. Mark Twain
Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the
sting. William Arthur Ward
Forgiveness will not be possible until
compassion is born in your heart. Thich Nhat Hanh
When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look
and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones
which open for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future. Paul Boese
All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. Havelock Ellis
Without forgiveness life is governed by... an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation. Roberto Assagioli
We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as
the life that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. John F. Kennedy
Forgiveness is the final form of love. Reinhold
Never forget the three powerful resources you always have
you: love, prayer, and forgiveness. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything
except genius. Oscar Wilde
Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it
is letting go. Hermann Hesse
To err is human; to forgive, divine. Alexander Pope
To understand is to forgive, even oneself.
Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs
of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more
strength to know when to let go and then do it. Ann Landers
In the end these things matter most: How well did you love?
did you love? How deeply did you learn to let go? The Buddha
Knowledge is learning something every day. Wisdom is letting
something every day. Zen Proverb
The more you know yourself, the more you forgive yourself.
Forgive, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you
deserve peace. Anonymous
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend. William
It is very easy to forgive others their mistakes; it takes more grit
and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.
Do as the heavens have done, forget your evil;
With them forgive yourself.
To err is human; to forgive, infrequent. Franklin
The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and
the wise forgive but do not forget. Thomas Szasz