Quotation Explorer - 'Forgiving'

We don't forgive people because they deserve it. We forgive them becausethey need it--because we need it. I'm sure you felt much better after forgiving your son. - Bree Despain
By not forgiving yourself you are limiting your ability to give to others. - Danielle Joworski
A forgiven Christian is a forgiving Christian. - Jim George
Forgive but do not forget, or you will be hurt again. Forgiving changes the perspectives. Forgetting loses the lesson. - Paulo Coelho
Forgiving is not about forgetting, it's letting go of the hurt - Mary McLeod Bethune
My wish for us is that (in 2016) we obtain the power to be healthier, think more positively, and be more compassionate and forgiving. Hoping for a sunny year and that we can enjoy and feel the sun-rays, next to ‘just’ feeling warmer! - Irfaan Santoe
I near felt bad he choose to be so evil to me. I am a forgiving woman, but my pen... oh my wicked wicked hormonal she-pen. - Coco J. Ginger
What's the point of worshipping a forgiving god if you're just gonna be good anyway? - Matt Milby
Live like a tree, giving, forgiving and free. - Debasish Mridha
Always remember that we are here to be kind, loving, and forgiving. We are here to enjoy the abundant ecstasy of life. - Debasish Mridha
If one by one we counted people outFor the least sin, it wouldn't take us longTo get so we had no one left to live with.For to be social is to be forgiving. - Robert Frost
My past life is abundantly full of God’s mercy, and, above all sin, stands the forgiving love of the Crucified. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
If we could only share our hopes, our dreams, our disappointments, our fears, our achievements, and our discoveries.... the world would be a little kinder and a lot more forgiving. - Robert Anthony
Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them. - Marvin J. Ashton
I readily admit that I'm not, and have never been, big on forgiving. That doesn't mean I will seek revenge - It just means I don't forgive. - Karen E. Quinones Miller
I think Jesus was a compassionate, super-intelligent gay man who understood human problems. On the cross, he forgave the people who crucified him. Jesus wanted us to be loving and forgiving. I don't know what makes people so cruel. Try being a gay woman in the Middle East -- you're as good as dead. - Elton John
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
You become charming, loving, kind, and generous when you are forgiving. - Debasish Mridha
It is better for a leader to make a mistake in forgiving than to make a mistake in punishing. - Anonymous
Don't wait to forgive until you feel like forgiving; you will never get there. Feelings take time to heal after the choice to forgive is made. - Neil T. Anderson
Be happy by forgiving or forgetting or doing both, but we can gain no happiness by holding grudges. - Dinesh Kumar Radhakrishnan
Your greatest healing lies in forgiving all that has wrong and hurt you. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We learn our lessons; we get hurt; we want revenge. Then we realize that actually, happiness and forgiving people is the best revenge. - Madonna
Trees like to have kids climb on them, but trees are much bigger than we are, and much more forgiving. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
Christmas teaches us to be loving, kind, giving, forgiving, and appreciating. - Debasish Mridha
The new world with more technology, more connectivity, more innovation, and more advantages is less forgiving than the one we left behind - Lillian Gregory
When we are kind and forgiving, we will be forgiven. - Debasish Mridha
The whole image is that eternal suffering awaits anyone who questions God's infinite love. That's the message we're brought up with, isn't it? Believe or die! Thank you, forgiving Lord, for all those options. - Bill Hicks
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
I am sure of God's hand and guidance... You must never doubt that I am thankful and glad to go the way which I am being led. My past life is abundantly full of God's mercy and, above all sin, stands the forgiving love of the Crucified. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
When life is forgiving enough to bless you with a minute, a second, of happiness, there's nothing to do but savor the moment, however odd or unexpected or foolish the source might be.Because who knows when those moments will grace us again. - Rebecca Harris - If It Kills Me
sometimes forgiving someone it's not because he's really sorry and deserved it, but because we were worthy of tranquility. - Glad Munaiseche
Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future. - Lewis B. Smedes
The purpose of life is to be happy by loving, giving, and forgiving. - Debasish Mridha
The things that may change our world to make better; smiling, helping, respecting, loving & forgiving. - Hussein Abdallah
The rainbow across the sky after a storm confirms Your kindness and Your forgiving heart. - Euginia Herlihy
Parenthood...It's about guiding the next generation, and forgiving the last. - Peter Krause
Forgiving others simply means that you refuse to be a prisoner of a past that you can't change, and shackled to decisions that you didn't make. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace. - Nelson Mandela
The first thing that happens when you're happy is you start forgiving everyone. - Marty Rubin
By forgiving we become free. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiving ourselves and learning from our inevitable mistakes transforms failure from a stumbling block into a stepping stone. - L.R. Knost
Saying sorry doesn't mean there isn't guilt & forgiving doesn't mean that the pain is gone. - Harriet Morgan
Disciplining a child is easier than disciplining a grown person, and forgiving a child’s insolence is easier than forgiving a grown person's impudence. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Empowered Women 101: A confident woman knows that forgiving is important, but sticking around for constant abuse isn't being confident; it is called being a doormat. - Shannon L. Alder
Getting angry is like burning yourself with other people’s fires. Let is stop by being kind and forgiving like water. - Debasish Mridha
You may not be able to find peace until you create it inside your forgiving mind. - Debasish Mridha
Life is for learning. Life is for loving. Life is for living and life is for forgiving. - Debasish Mridha
The forgiving state of mind is a magnetic power for attracting good. - Catherine Ponder
It is easy to find peace if you are kind, loving, and forgiving. - Debasish Mridha
A snake must be treated as a snake, forgiving it every time it showed you its fangs, will not transform into a garland of flowers. - Himmilicious
Forgiving is not forgetting. It is actually remembering - remembering and not using your right to hit back - Archbishop Desmont Tutu
Some hold grudges for a lifetime, unaware that courageously forgiving those who have wronged us is wholesome and therapeutic. - James E. Faust
Little, vicious minds abound with anger and revenge, and are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies. - Lord Chesterfield
You achieve greatness, not by accumulating wealth, but by becoming king, loving, forgiving, and simple. - Debasish Mridha
To find universal peace, teach yourself and everyone else to be kind, compassionate, and forgiving. - Debasish Mridha
Your refusal to forgive one who has sinned against you us a manifestation of hypocrisy - a telltale sign that either you have not experenced God's forgiving grace, or that you take such grace for granted. - Joe Thorn
Let your thoughts and intentions always be forgiving and loving so that you may bring true peace to mankind. - Debasish Mridha
Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness or else forgiving another. - Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
You can never forgive yourself without forgiving others. Forgive others to find and create peace in your soul. - Debasish Mridha
When love comes easy, forgiving is hard and forgetting even harder. - Shampa Sharma
Baba always used to say that as we age, things change, we become more rigid, and then eventually, most of us, become forgiving again. He called it the cycle of life. - Yasmine El Rashidi
A person with a forgiving heart knows where happiness dwells. - Debasish Mridha
Let us make a choice and a promise to be kind, courteous, loving, and forgiving. - Debasish Mridha
Getting angry is like burning yourself with other people’s fires. Let us stop it by being kind and forgiving like water. - Debasish Mridha
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