Quotation Explorer - 'Forgiveness'

Forgiveness: It’s not because they deserve it; it’s because you do. Sometimes forgiveness is about loving yourself enough to move on. - Steve Maraboli
Forgiveness is not an event. It is a series of decisions made over and over again. - Karen Salmansohn
So I left words of forgiveness to God and liars and I enjoyed my hatred. - Jennifer Mardoll
The 3 most powerful resources you have available to you : love, prayer and forgiveness. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
And she had pushed, or she hadn't. The result was all the same. There had been no forgiveness for her. But she'd been so very young. And how was it possible, how could parents do this? How could she not have been forgiven? - Lauren Groff
The best revenge is kind forgiveness. - Debasish Mridha
All of us at some time will have someone to forgive for something they did or failed to do. And all of us at some time will need forgiveness for something we did or failed to do. - Laurie Buchanan, PhD
Love is an act of endless forgiveness; a tender look which becomes a habit. - Peter Ustinov
Whatever comes our way, whatever battle we have raging inside of us, we always have a choice. It is our choices that makes us who we are, and we always have a choice to do what's right ~ Let love and forgiveness reign. - Spiderman 3
Higher states of consciousness correlate strongly with attributes like compassion, forgiveness, generosity and kindness. The more one is self-aware and other-aware, and the greater one's connection with the spiritual, the more likely one will be a force for good in our world. - Philip Chard
What if she'd sought God's Word for her pain? What if she'd resolved to forgive Rees for hurting her and trusted God to work that forgiveness out in her heart, so that she would have arrived in London with an attitude of humility and trust in God to lead her to the right person? - Axtell Ruth
To purify your heart use the soap of your love, forgiveness, and kindness. Every sadness, resentment, hatred will melt away. - Debasish Mridha
Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness or else forgiving another. - Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
Love comes from within, respect comes from within, acceptance comes from within, forgiveness comes from within; reach inside for Your Truth and find your Royalty. - Akiroq Brost
It's awkward how some people refuse to be humans regarding their behaviours! Isn't that against God's will for he created them as humans? And yet, they at night hold hands up and ask God for forgiveness and to grant them their wishes; when he created animals sinless. - Mustafa SULTAN
Forgiveness heals any brokenness in the heart. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The ultimate goal of writing is forgiveness. - Katerina Stoykova Klemer
True forgiveness is when you can say, 'Thank you for that experience. - Oprah Winfrey
Forgiveness is the process of dropping off your emotional baggage. - Tim Fargo
A life lived without forgiveness is a life lived in the past. - Asa Don Brown
So all I have is the knowledge that I saw! That I saw without being afraid and without turning away, and that I didn't forgive the unforgivable. Forgiveness is a reflex for when you can't stand what you know. I resisted that reflex. That's my sole, solitary, lonely accomplishment. - Jane Smiley
Forgiveness is the highest form of a gift of kindness and it brings freedom from the prison of hatred and revenge. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness means letting go of the past. - Gerald G. Jampolsky
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest. - W. H. Auden
There is nothing better than love, kindness and forgiveness to create enduring peace. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness is a gift to the one who is hurting. - Josee D'Amore
This is a wonderful joke to play upon a prisoner, to promise forgiveness. - Kate DiCamillo
War or violence never can destroy enemies, only forgiveness can do that. - Debasish Mridha
Love is about forgiveness and acceptance. - Auliq Ice
forgiveness happens when you know that the other is not responsible. - Sri Amma Bhagwan.
Maybe forgiveness means you stop keeping tabs on those people. Wounds can't heal if you keep touching them. - Joyce Rachelle
Love is my religion, kindness is my prayer, forgiveness is my temple, and peace is my abode. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness reveals the ultimate beauty of life. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness should come naturally. - Zarina Bibi
The practice of understanding, forgiveness, and love is the best practice for a peaceful world. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness is a highly yielding tool for success. The ROI in it never drops. - Phumi Ngwane
Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. - Mark Twain
Forgiveness is a gift we give ourselves to release us from the shackles of our past. The pain of those who wounded us may linger but it needn't overshadow our happiness. - Jaeda DeWalt
The purpose of religion is to enhance love, compassion, kindness, and care.It teaches us forgiveness, humility, tolerance, patience, and to share. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness is given to us from God not because we deserve it. Forgiveness is given to us by the grace of God.(Paraphrased message from the Bible.) - Dortha Jackson
Sometimes... the first step to forgiveness is realizing that the other person... is batshit crazy. - Michelle Bartlett
Forgiveness isn’t something I’m preoccupied with turning the other cheek isn’t my trip. - Karl Lagerfeld
Forgiveness is the only way to reverse the irreversible flow of history. - Hannah Arendt
Sometimes we learn the most about forgiveness when we realize how desperately we need it ourselves. - Glad Munaiseche
Forgiveness does not always lead to a healed relationship. Some people are not capable of love, and it might be wise to let them go along with your anger. Wish them well, and let them go their way. - Gordon Atkinson
Forgiveness leads to healing of wounds and restoration of health. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Storytelling? God started that. Discovery. Lust. Murder. Revenge. Power. Sin. Redemption. Forgiveness. Miracles. We simply retell the stories in the language of our generation. - Dennis R. Miller
Happiness is a perception of the mind that comes from forgiveness and love. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness is accepting someone's faults with love and kindness. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness is greater than condemnation, and love stronger than hate. What is there left for us to contemplate? -- - Reed Abbitt Moore
Letting go of resentment or hurt allows you to take your power back. Forgiveness isn't about saying what happened to you is okay. It is about living your life in the present and letting go of the past. - Renee D. Cefalu
Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life. - Joan Lunden
The path of repentance, though hard at times, lifts one ever upwards and leads to a perfect forgiveness.
For a peaceful world, the golden rules to live by are mutual understanding, respect, tolerance, forgiveness, and love. - Debasish Mridha
Much of what I learned about forgiveness I learned by inhabiting the lives of my characters. Even villains act with reasonable intent. Mercy is easier with understanding. Still, it helps that on paper I can kill them off. - Joyce Rachelle
The cost of forgiveness is less than the price of bitterness - Systenious Makhubele
You will find it possible to forgive when you realize that forgiveness is a remedy to self. - Gugu Mona
Without love and forgiveness, how could there be happiness? - Debasish Mridha
Oh, miss Haversham said I,there have been sore mistakes and my life has been a blind and thankless one, and I want forgiveness and direction far too much to be bitter with you. - Charles Dickens
Forgiveness, compassion, and kindness are the fundamental ingredients of our beloved humanity. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness means letting go of the hope for a better past. - Lama Surya Das
He who possesses forgiveness is able to enjoy true happiness. - Debasish Mridha
A peaceful heart forgives, and forgiveness will transform our lives and our planet. - Eileen Anglin
Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were. - Cherie Carter-Scott
If our greatest need had been information, God would have sent an educator. If our greatest need had been technology, God would have sent us a scientist. If our greatest need had been money, God would have sent us an economist. But since our greatest need was forgiveness, God sent us a Savior.
Forgiveness is a powerful cure. - Sue Fitzmaurice
Forgiveness doesn’t excuse their behaviour. It prevents their behaviour from destroying your heart. - Hemant Smarty
The best gift that we can give to our enemy is not war, but forgiveness and peace. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness is not an emotion, it's a decision. - Randall Worley
Forgiveness is the kindest form of revenge and it brings the sweetest form of peace on earth. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness is too easy. I can forget by indifference, but not forgive. I prefer revenge. - Karl Lagerfeld
Forgive others, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Still there are some, braver and more valiant than their peers, who face their demons head on, staring defiantly into the shadows, demanding forgiveness. - Rebecca Harris - Be The Death of Me
When I found God forgiveness found me. - Ron Baratono
There is no time to plan, there is no space to think. No respite. No forgiveness. There is only war. - Warhammer 40 000 Source Book
Repentance is the gateway through which the Gospel can come to us. Repentance is the gateway to a joy-filled life with Christ, for it is the prerequisite for attaining forgiveness, and wherever forgiveness is received, there is salvation and joy. - M. Basilea Schlink
To forgive a friend, one must practice generosity. To forgive an enemy, one must practice empathy. To forgive yourself requires charity. Forgiveness is a sacred act of gallantry. - Mac MacKenzie
Forgiveness leads to healing of wounds and restoration health. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Whenever you find someone full of hate, purify him with forgiveness, bliss and love. - Debasish Mridha
It is better to beg forgiveness, than ask permission. - Grace Murray Hopper
Absolute virtue is impossible and the republic of forgiveness leads, with implacable logic, to the republic of the guillotine. - Albert Camus
Sometimes we wait too long for the forgiveness of our fathers. - Harley King
Forgiveness is the best tonic for heart. - Debasish Mridha
Sincere forgiveness isn't colored with expectations that the other person apologize or change. Don't worry whether or not they finally understand you. Love them and release them. Life feeds back truth to people in its own way and time. - Sara Paddison
Unconditional love and forgiveness are the sources of eternal happiness. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness is freedom. Forgiveness is liberation. Forgiveness is a choice. If you forgive and forget you are free but, if you keep it, you shall always have it and it shall always rule and direct your heart, mind, body and spirit. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Forgiveness is the ultimate liberator of our mind, body, and spirit. - Asa Don Brown
The best punishment for an enemy is forgiveness. - Debasish Mridha
Some fight for forgiveness - Gannicus from Spartacus
Friends hurt friends. They don’t mean to, but it happens. So friendship is made of forgiveness as much as it is love. - Toni Sorenson
The practice of forgiveness is very much like the practice of meditation. You have to do it often and persist at it in order to be any good. - Katerina Stoykova Klemer
Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting. - William Arthur Ward
Asking forgiveness is not an admission of cowardice and of sin, It is to show that having inner peace is far more important than pride especially if they think that you have wronged them in any way. - Sun Fire Elements
Forgiveness comes more readily when, we have faith in God and trust in His word. Such faith enables people to withstand the worst of humanity. It also enables people to look beyond themselves. More importantly, it enables them to forgive. - James E. Faust
Forgiveness can be viewed as love, But love doesn't always guarantee forgiveness. - Gisclerc Morisset
Forgiveness has no deadline. - Paul R Bland
Who could tell what forms, what visions, what faces, what forgiveness he could see in the glow of the west! - Joseph Conrad
Despite the sorrows of sin, you can count on God’s faithfulness and forgiveness. - Jim George
Love, forgiveness, modesty, humility and gratitude are most important virtues in life. - P. Remes
Forgiveness has the ability to transform our thoughts. - Asa Don Brown
Forgiveness is kindness regardless. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Who would ever know the greater graces of comfort and perserverance, mercy and forgiveness, patience and courage, if no shadows fell over a life? - Ann Voskamp
Forgiving other people does not mean that they will get away with what they did to you, it means that You are set free from the pain they have caused you. Forgiveness is the hardest lesson we are here to learn to master, but it is possible with time and patience. - Jeanette Coron
Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds upon the heel that crushes it. - Mark Twain
Forgiveness is letting go of the hope that the past can be changed. - Oprah Winfrey
Instantaneous forgiveness can bring longstanding self-preservation, not to mention a cheaper Ralph's bill on Rolaids. - Ace Antonio Hall
Forgiveness heals all wounds and make you healthy. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Forgiveness empties the past of its power to empty the present of its peace. - L.R. Knost
Healing Follows Forgiveness - Pat Bluth
Forgiveness is the economy of the heart.…forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits. - Hannah More
We are told that people stay in love because of chemistry, or because they remain intrigued with each other, because of many kindnesses, because of luck. But part of it has got to be forgiveness and gratefulness. - Ellen Goodman
Ingredients for a terrific Christmas: Christ. Love for one another. Forgiveness. Generosity. Time. Music. Children’s laughter. Reminising with loved ones. Remembering those who are alone. The making of new memories. - Toni Sorenson
Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing. - August Wilson
Forgiveness is the best way to disempower an enemy. - Gugu Mona
Words matter, but what matters more than words is forgiveness and compassion. - Shannon L. Alder
Without forgiveness, there is no healing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Forgiveness is the fastest way to a spiritual path and inner peace of mind - Muhaya Haji Mohamad
I believe that love and forgiveness engages an incomprehensible healing force and sometimes true healing occurs, but always an emotional and spiritual healing happens. - Angeli Maun Akey
Love, kindness, compassion and forgiveness are divine. - Debasish Mridha
You can't restore anything you've previously done, but you can face up to it. You can enlighten the reality. You can entreat forgiveness. And then let God decide and do the rest. - Nehali Lalwani
Forgiveness, she was only required to accept the seed of healing, and to let it grow on its own time. - H. L. Balcomb
Love is divine.Forgiveness is divine. Forgive for the love for yourself and others. Forgiveness is a spiritual healing for the person who forgives. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Man cannot measure the bounds nor fathom the depths of divine forgiveness... - James E. Talmage
The best revenge is true forgiveness. - Debasish Mridha
When we have opened ourselves to give forgiveness or to accept forgiveness we have opened ourselves to touch the Divine. - Genevieve Gerard
In marriage, everyday you love,and everyday you forgive.It is an ongoing sacrament, love and forgiveness - Bill Moyers
Weh I was a kid I prayed every night for a bike until I figured out that that's not the way that God works, so I stole a bike and then asked him for forgiveness. - Emo Phillips
Unchecked pride evolves into swagger, a hypnotizing mask of insecurity that can and does compromise our ability to make progress and attain power. Pride stands in the way of forgiveness and a strategic approach to navigating a chessboard rigged to prevent pawns from becoming kings and queens. - Jason Whitlock
I hope my forgiveness reminds you,Of the part you forgot to break in me. - Jenim Dibie
The worst thing is that we live in a contaminated moral environment. We feel morally ill because we became used to saying something different from what we thought. Concepts such as love, friendship, compassion, humility or forgiveness lost their depth and dimension. - Václav Havel
Forgiveness doesn’t make wrong things right. It remembers that what is right far outshines what is wrong. - Alan Cohen
The one who realizes the mistake, seeks forgiveness and searches for kindness, must be forgiven. - M.F. Moonzajer
Act with God's compassion, mercy and forgiveness in mind and you will always be right. Act with revenge in your heart and you will always be wrong. - Shannon L. Alder
Don't we all deserve forgiveness? I hope we do; I believe we do. Forgiveness says as much about the character of the person bestowing it as the person receiving it. Learning to forgive may be the most difficult of human acts,and the closest thing to divinity, whatever you decide that is. - Justin Cronin
Self love and forgiveness is a liberation. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Forgiveness is the way we return what has been taken from us and restore the love and kindness and trust that has been lost. With each act of forgiveness, whether small or great, we move toward wholeness. Forgiveness is nothing less than how we bring peace to ourselves and our world. - Desmond Tutu
People are already disappointed by their acquaintances, they can not handle anymore hate from stranger, so show some instantaneous kindness and forgiveness to them. - Amit Kalantri
I may not give you the forgiveness you're asking, but i'm giving you forever to make me forgive you. - JCrov
try to don't be killed and pray for healing, but be a killer and pray for forgiveness. - Marouane LAASSAFAR
Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you are. - Cherie Carter-Scott
Life is an adventure in forgiveness - Norman Cousins
Everything we do really is just a little marker on the long road to death. And sometimes that's overwhelmingly depressing to me, and sometimes it makes me feel kinship and forgiveness. We've all got the same ending to the story. The way we make that story more elaborate, I got to respect. - Joss Whedon
Wash your life with forgiveness and fill it with kindness. - Debasish Mridha
<<... " Forgiveness cannot be given again and again. "~ " Συγχώρεσις (συν~χωρῶ)δε δύναται να δίνεται ξανά και ξανά. "...>>~ Ale3ia - Chevalieuse de Faeinoterre Helia
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness. - Josh Billings
Forgiveness is the healing of wounds caused by another. You choose to let go of a past wrong and no longer be hurt by it. Forgiveness is a strong move to make, like turning your shoulders sideways to walk quickly on a crowded sidewalk. It's your move. - Gordon Atkinson
You turned your guilt into resentment, because that seems easier to face. You won't move on until you turn it back into guilt, and then into forgiveness for yourself. - Charlie Jane Anders
You cannot forgive just once, forgiveness is a daily practice. - Sonia Rumzi
Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart. - Corrie ten Boom
It is easier to get forgiveness than permission. - Stuart's Law of Retroaction
War will not be able to bring peace—only love and forgiveness can do that. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness is a very curious thing, in that you must not only know how to forgive; but you must also know how to accept forgiveness. Both of these aspects are equally important. When someone forgives you— believe it. - C. JoyBell C.
With self-acceptance, we have the ability to choose compassion and forgiveness over anger and self-hatred. - Michelle Cruz-Rosado
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. - Mahatma Gandhi
Forgiveness frees up your heart to allow more positivity into your life. Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself. - Eileen Anglin
And that you seek forgiveness of your Lord, and then turn to Him. He will provide for you a goodly provision until an appointed term. And He will grant His grace to every one possessed of merit. And if you turn away, then surely, I fear for you the punishment of a dreadful day. - Anonymous The Quran
You will find it possible to forgive when you realize that forgiveness is self remedy. - Gugu Mona
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity. - Francis Maitland Balfour
Forgiveness is the name of love practiced among people who love poorly. The hard truth is that all people love poorly. We need to forgive and be forgiven every day, every hour increasingly. That is the great work of love among the fellowship of the weak that is the human family. - Henri J.M. Nouwen
Forgiveness is not the act of doing nothing to the one who hurts you. It's easy to do nothing, but hard to forgive. - Ogwo David Emenike
Is there any forgiveness? If somebody does something wrong, we now have copped this "off with the head" attitude, which, I confess, feels great sometimes, but come on. Why do we paint everyone with the same brush? Why does it seem more & more we want people ruined rather than rehabilitated? - Whoopi Goldberg
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
Forgiveness has to be repeated, the bible says seventy times seven. - Max Patrick
Forgiveness spares the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits. - Hannah More
If every one of us spreads the message of love, compassion, kindness and forgiveness, peace will be there. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness is created by the restitution of the abuser; of the wrongdoer. It is not something to be squeeeeeezed out of the victim in a further act of conscience-corrupting abuse. - Stefan Molyneux
A real man does not beg forgiveness but earn it. - M.F. Moonzajer
A grudge is like a cesspool; forgiveness like a flowing river. - Chris Northrup
Forgiveness is really about absolution: to set free. But if you look carefully at the dynamic, the one you’re setting free is yourself. - Darrell Calkins
Forgiveness is the one gift you don't give to others. Rather, it is the gift you give yourself, so you can finally be free. - Shannon L. Alder
With resentment, hearts burn in the fire of hatred. With forgiveness, hearts dance with pure joy. - Debasish Mridha
We are told that people stay in love because of chemistry or because they remain intrigued with each other, because of many kindnesses, because of luck... But part of it has got to be forgiveness and gratefulness. - Ellen Goodman
It takes respect, understanding, and forgiveness to make peace. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness is one of the keys to moving forward because if you don't forgive, you are stuck in the past. - Terraine Francois
Forgiveness is empowering for the forgiver. Years of resentment, frustration, and pain are set FREE! - Dana Arcuri
Love is an endless act of forgiveness. - Jan Karon
Forgiveness brings healing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Go to church to learn about forgiveness; come back to become a forgiver! Go to church and learn about kindness; come back to become a kind person! If things go like that, you will be a true image of Christ after going to church only 10 times on 10 Sundays! - Israelmore Ayivor
Forgiveness is the most compassionate way toward the peace. - Debasish Mridha
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. - Augustine of Hippo
Until you can leave the matter of forgiveness to God, you will not have acquired true humility. - Colleen McCullough
Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could have been any different. - Oprah Winfrey
Forgiveness has nothing to do with absolving a criminal of his crime. It has everything to do with relieving oneself of the burden of being a victim--letting go of the pain and transforming oneself from victim to survivor. - C.R. Strahan
Forgiveness is a promise not a feeling. When you forgive other people, you are making a promise not to use their past sin against them. - Brett
The ultimate form of forgiveness is in comprehending there’s nothing to forgive. - Roy Bennett
Peace is in selfless caringPeace is in true understanding Peace is in undeserved kindnessPeace is in joyful forgiveness Peace is in innocent trustPeace is in becoming justPeace is in a dancing butterfly Peace is in a clear starry skyPeace is a child's loving kissPeace is a life's pure bliss - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness with kindness is the best revenge. - Debasish Mridha
Such grave matters as sin and forgiveness should remain between man and God - Stephen King
...when you hate someone so much, a part of you wants desperately to forgive them. But you can't decide if it's because you really want, or if you just want to stop hating. I still don't know if forgiveness is generous or selfish. Maybe both. - Miguel Syjuco
Hate destroys a bridge but forgiveness rebuilds it. - Debasish Mridha
The benefits of forgiveness are limitless. - Asa Don Brown
Forgiveness is a process of accepting the past and welcoming the mysterious beauty of the future. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness is the intentional act or process of pardoning or offering absolution unto another. - Asa Don Brown
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society must take the place of the victim, and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness. - W.H. Auden
Forgiveness is a selfless gift of love to others. - Joan Ambu
A cynical modification of letting go doesn't bring forgiveness, it's when, once you forgive, will you be able to let go. - Anthony Liccione
Forgiveness simply means to give love instead of hate. - Auliq-Ice
Forgiveness means that you are willing to give someone else a second chance to breathe in new life in his body. That is one of the greatest attribution of a Leader. - Indy Bissessur
Forgiveness and restoration are two difference acts. Forgiveness can lead to restoration but restoration is not hinged to forgiveness. - Gary Rohrmayer
Forgiveness is knowing and remembering what happened, but choosing to move beyond it. - Ashley Ormon
Forgiveness is the flower of love and kindness; it only grows in the bravest heart. - Debasish Mridha
Sometimes, an apology sets free a part of you that you didn't even realize was caged...and forgiveness destroys the cage. - Sanjo Jendayi
Forgiveness is no easy task; it takes a lifetime of remembering to move on - LDarnell
Sin builds up. Forgiveness cleans up. - Todd Stocker
Sometimes the measure of friendship isn't your ability to not harm but your capacity to forgive the things done to you and ask forgiveness for your own mistakes. - Randy K. Milholland
Forgiveness is one of the many horrible side effects of loving someone. - Randy K. Milholland
Absolution is the most powerful form of forgiveness. A full pardon from suspicion and accountability. It's the liberation of a stolen future. A future my father never lived to see. Absolution is a mercy the people who killed him will never know. - Emily Thorne
The ReckoningThe time has come for RetributionA time for Redemption, A time for Forgiveness A time for Renewal, A time to prevailMy love will set you free my darling.Our love, forever bound.-SL Ross - S.L. Ross
If someone puts you through hell, don’t be mad or bitter about it, because the thing that will free you from that hell is forgiveness. - Jeanette Coron
A life lived without forgiveness is a prison. - William Arthur Ward
A lie has forgiveness. A deceive doesn't. The difference is in lying to protect and deceiving to harm. - Eulália Marques
I forgive, but I also learn a lesson. I won’t hate you, but I’ll never get close enough for you to hurt me again. I can’t let my forgiveness become foolish. - Tony Gaskins
Forgiveness is the joy of friendship. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Compassion does not have to be a face-to-face relationship. Forgiveness does not imply friendship. Understanding why someone has inflicted pain on us is how we set ourselves free of the past, not how we excuse someone's behaviour so they can continue to abuse us. - Vironika Tugaleva
God's people are the stage upon which His forgiveness becomes visible. They are never more authentic than when they ask for forgiveness and forgive others. - Matt Chandler
If your repentance and God's forgiveness of your sin does not lead to total surrender to God, you should wonder if you truly repented. - Gail Davis
There are only three possible endings —aren't there? to any story: revenge, tragedy or forgiveness. That’s it. All stories end like that. - Jeanette Winterson
I consider that the chief dangers which confront the coming century will be religion without the Holy Ghost, Christianity without Christ, forgiveness without repentance, salvation without regeneration, politics without God, and heaven without hell. - William Booth
Whether we, admit it or not ,but forgiveness is one of the special attributes and qualities of our creator. we cannot forgive and forget anything, incident or matter ,even if we try hard , still some stale memories keep on hurting like pieces of broken glass or sand particles. - AISHA RAHEEL
Forgiveness is the final form of love. - Reinhold Niebuhr
Patience is underscored with forgiveness. - Sunday Adelaja
Forgiveness is most Christlike when it is given to the undeserving. - Jim George
While it is good to apologize and ask forgiveness from God, it’s just as important (perhaps more so) to extend it towards the person you wronged. Becoming a better person or trying to make amends with the universe only works when you start with the one you owe it to. - Donna Lynn Hope
Ultimately all kinds of fights end at forgiveness. - Amit Kalantri
God’s forgiveness is greater than the devil’s hate. - DeWayne Owens
They say let he who is without sin cast the first stone. And to be without sin requires absolute forgiveness. But when your memories are freshly opened wounds, forgiveness is the most unnatural of human emotions. - Emily Thorne
Forgiveness is really just another word for freedom. - Julie Lessman
Sometimes all you need is one person with a guilty conscience to come forward and do the right thing. Often, the miracle you need resides inside of yourself, when you humbly ask for forgiveness. - Shannon L. Alder
If forgiveness is medicine for the soul, then gratitude is vitamins. - Steve Maraboli
If forgiveness, kindness and humanity could have changed something; today we would have been living a peaceful world. - M.F. Moonzajer
With weapons we can kill our enemies; with love and forgiveness we can win them. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Peace begins with you and your unconditional forgiveness. - Debasish Mridha
Gratefulness and forgiveness leads to happiness. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We want Allah to forgive us, yet we are not willing to forgive others.Desire the same that you wish for your enemy,Pray for those who harmed you with the same passion that you pray for yourself.Be willing to open heaven’s door for your enemy.The greatest compassion lies in forgiveness. - Zarina Bibi
Forgiveness is the answer to the child’s dream of a miracle by which what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is made clean again. - Dag Hammarskjöld
Their lips were too thin to ask forgiveness, and their minds too mean to understand love. - Jane Yolen
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness. - William Blake
When someone you love makes compassion, kindness, forgiveness, respect and God an option, you can be sure they have made you an option, as well. - Shannon L. Alder
Having no need to judge, control, react, so forgiveness does not even arise. - Jay Woodman
Prayer is the most powerful resource we have in this life; yet, many only turn to it as a last resort. When unbelievers pray for repentance of sin and ask for God’s forgiveness, prayer is the spiritual dynamite that obliterates the darkness and despair of a sin-soaked soul. - Franklin Graham
Just feel forgiveness in your heart. The universe will hear you and that will be enough. - Maria Erving
When you have truly come to know a person, Nella -- when you see beneath the sweet gestures, the smiles -- when you see the rage and the pitiful fear which each of us hide -- then forgiveness is everything. - Jessie Burton
None of us get to choose our race but we all get to choose how we overcome its hurtles. Whether we jump or stumble...what matters most is that we take each moment in stride. Compassion, love, forgiveness and empathy will always win the human race. - Jason Versey
Always be kind. Every one needs it. Practice forgiveness. - Debasish Mridha
Bad peoples often hunts past un-resolve haunted projection in other people's life and great peoples forgives haunted instinct nature of bad peoples let go and save the society but this war cycle will never ends. Human forgiveness will have limit. - Atif Iqbal Khan
It really doesn't matter if the person who hurt you deserves to be forgiven. Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself. You have things to do and you want to move on. - Gordon Atkinson
I guess forgiveness, like happiness, isn’t a final destination. You don’t one day get there and get to stay. - Deb Caletti
A friend of mine told a story about a date with a guy she was really excited about: He stood her up. He then called her, begging her forgiveness and giving some excuse. She told him to get lost, telling him that he only gets one shot with her, and he blew it. - Greg Behrendt
Stop trying to change someone who does not want to change. Stop giving chances to someone who abuses your forgiveness. Stop walking back to the place where your heart ran from. Stop trusting their words and ignoring their actions. Stop breaking your own heart. - Trent Shelton
Good example of Love is forgiveness and to Love is to pray for ones soul not to perish - kaMajola Nhepera
The path to Enlightenment is simple: Forgiveness, Acceptance, and Love. - Walter E. Jacobson, M.D.
Forgiveness means it finally becomes unimportant that you hit back. - Anne Lamott
when you become addict in to MATERIAL things in life then the TRUE natural life start to run away from you, YES! it's can give you certain pleasure in the society but in the same time it will sabotage your true HAPPINESS of life which we could have simply with GRATITUDE and FORGIVENESS - Rashedur Ryan Rahman
I think forgiveness is a missing key to corporate success. - -Shandel Slaten
Without forgiveness and love, you will live with resentment, bitterness, malice and strife which result in more pain. You can never love without forgiving. Forgiveness deepens your ability to love and frees you from pain. - Kemi Sogunle
Forgiveness has very little to dovwith the person.It's for your own healing. - Premchand Shetty
The only way we can change an enemy to a friend is by forgiveness. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness is the key to happiness.
Forgiveness is a transformative act because it asks you to be a more empathetic and compassionate person, thereby making you better than the person you were when you were first hurt. - Kamand Kojouri
Practice mercy and forgiveness throughout as a lesson that symbolizes the love shown through his crucifixion. - Unarine Ramaru
I always win in every fight; my secret weapons are my kindness and forgiveness. - Debasish Mridha
Sweet forgiveness!! - Charmaine J Forde
The story of grace is the Gospel of not just forgiveness, but also of redemption. God uses the weak, the ones who have failed and the ones who had run out of second chances long ago. - Kristen McNulty
Forgiveness brings us closer to those who have hurt us and helps them to experience the forgiveness and love of Jesus through us who forgives them. - Omoakhuana Anthonia
Happiness is a state of awareness, which comes from tranquility, service, love, grace, and forgiveness. - Debasish Mridha
Their guilt plus their repentance should have equalled forgiveness. But they don’t feel forgiven, so they failed, which makes them feel guilty, which was why they repented in the first place, so they’re stuck right where they started: Guilty. - Geoffrey Wood
Nature finds its peace in silence, forgiveness, and universal love. - Debasish Mridha
The simple act of praying and petitioning for prayers is in itself a blessing of God's grace and yet another step toward peace, forgiveness, healing, and salvation, regardless of the initial outcome of the prayer. - Joe Campos
Your anger is the fire which can burn the whole world, but forgiveness is the water which can extinguish the fire and bloom the flowers of peace and love. - Debasish Mridha
There is help for the helpless, hope for the hopeless, and forgiveness for the inexcusable. - Mary A. Pérez
There is enough mystery in human nature to keep the world stuck in a perpetual state of righteous speculation. Only the wise and compassionate will rise above it, with enough vision to see that inconsistency is a normal occurrence, during the spiritual battle of forgiveness and justice. - Shannon L. Alder
I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance. - Adlai E. Stevenson II
Not only is forgiveness the most tender part of love, it is always a choice and always accompanied by unconditional love. May you always be forgiving,kind and gracious, especially when others are undeserving. - Rhonda Louise Robbins
Relationships grounded in mutual love, trust, caring and forgiveness. In all the ups and all the downs of life. Look closely, - who is really your family, and who in truth are just strangers in for the ride? - Dancolin Flamiano
Forgiveness is the best gift of love and kindness that we can give to our enemies. - Debasish Mridha
In Tsurani culture, forgiveness was simply a less shameful form of weakness than capitulation. - Raymond E. Feist
Where once I prayed for forgiveness from a father God who held up huge palms and said Thou shalt not, now I find peace with a sister god who takes my open hands in hers and says, You will. - Betsy Cornwell
Forgiveness is almost a selfish act because of its immense benefits to the one who forgives. - Lawana Blackwell
Forgiveness offered -especially when so undeserved - cuts chains off the human heart that no other power in any universe anywhere can rattle much less break....love did what hatred can not and never will. - Charles Martin
And so it was said "tell me your lies and I will help you keep them"And by wisdom attained it was realized that this was not the way. And so it was said "tell me your lies and I will help you heal them in truth without repercussion or judgement; in understanding, compassion and forgiveness. - L.J Vanier
Peace is not a place or destination but a perception.Peace is not in wealth or splendorBut in conviction.Peace is in friendship, love and unity.Peace is in care, tranquility and serenity. Peace is in compliment, appreciation and forgiveness. Peace is the source of smile, joy and happiness. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness opens your life for an abundance of positive things. - Tara Estacaan
Forgiveness is a gift we can only give to ourselves. - Jeffrey Spahr-Summers
Forgiveness is a virtue of beauty. You learn to see a person no longer defined by a past but one that has re-created itself anew. - Jason Micheal Ratliff
Unforgiveness is so much stress, I tell you. You just keep going round in circles instead of taking a straight path which forgiveness offers. - Omoakhuana Anthonia
Relationship is about forgiveness and compromise. It is about balance where one person complements each other. - Nicholas Sparks
Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge. - Scott Adams
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world. - Marianne Williamson
It hurt to be wounded. But healing begins with forgiveness. - Lailah Gifty Akita
True forgiveness is when you can say, "Thank you for that experience. - Oprah Winfrey
In Despite Of Sadness Don't Let It Conquer Ur Heart But Let Forgiveness and Acceptance Do And Happiness Will Reign Over You - Ronaldo David Jr.
Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Forgiveness requires a sense that bad behaviour is a sign of suffering rather than malice. - Alain de Botton
Forgiveness does not wipe away the consequences of the sin. The consequences are borne by somebody. - Dorothy L. Sayers
Fill your heart with kindness and forgiveness, there will be no stress, anger, or bitterness. - Debasish Mridha
What we love once, we love forever. Shall there be joy in heaven over those who repent, yet no forgiveness for them upon earth?--"Wanda - Ouida
The pain we cause will haunt our memories and eat at our souls. I do not seek forgiveness, only the emptiness of death. - Harley King
Be a vessel of forgiveness and kindness in order to be a fountain of peace. - Debasish Mridha
If you want to master your past at some point in time you’ll have to learn forgiveness. - Chris Vonada
When stress is the disease, then forgiveness and laughter are the medicine. - Debasish Mridha
And so I discovered that it is not on our forgiveness any more than our goodness that the world's healing hinges, but on HIs. When He tells us to love our enemies, He gives, along with the command the love itself. - Corrie ten Boom
The lack of forgiveness and ingratitude leads unhappiness - Lailah Gifty Akita
Love, kindness, compassion, and forgiveness are the secrets of all peace and happiness. - Debasish Mridha
By practicing compassion and forgiveness, one can control hatred. - Radhe Maa
The immoral woman in Luke 7 has the faith to anticipate Christ's forgiveness. She can act in love with no words to justify. - Jenn Thoman
Each of us has his own inner concentration camp... We must deal with, with forgiveness and patience-as full human beings, as we are and what we will become. - Viktor E. Frankl
The soul that acquires the virtue of forgiveness won't find any more trouble. No matter what happens, he will know how to run his life ... - Chico Xavier
The forgiveness of God flows through me and because I am forgiven, I can forgive. - Patience Johnson
Over time, we commit acts with intentions, either good or bad, that require forgiveness. - Emily Thorne
God has witnessed everything done to you. Those that love God will feel shame for what they did. Those that don't ....do not know God or have a concept of repentance or forgiveness. - Shannon L. Alder
Everything we do really is just a little marker on the long road to death. And sometimes that’s overwhelmingly depressing to me, and sometimes it makes me feel kinship and forgiveness. We’ve all got the same ending to the story. The way we make that story more elaborate, I got to respect. - Joss Whedon
Strong SPIRITS are usually liberated from the burden of their pain through forgiveness and letting go. EGO usually holds onto grudges and is the source of destruction by acting on impulse. - Karen A. Baquiran
No one should have to go through life without forgiveness. It's essential - C. Kennedy Omorphi
Forgiveness means that you will not allow a temporary event to have forever repercussions. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The practice of radical forgiveness, the extension of compassion-this is grace. - Jiulio Consiglio
Something was stirring in him, though; a bud of comprehension that could very well bloom into forgiveness if left unchecked. - Julie Anne Long
Forgiveness takes away the burdens of past. - Debasish Mridha
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