Quotes about Forgiveness
Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past.
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.
Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hate. It is a power that breaks the chains of bitterness and the shackles of selfishness.
If you never say you`re sorry, the times you do really puts them on their heels.
Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn-and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.
The two most beautiful words in any language are: I forgive.
Forgiveness is healing. [...] Especially forgiving yourself.
There’s no point explaining that all we achieve by exacting revenge is to make ourselves the equals of our enemies, whereas by forgiving we show wisdom and intelligence.
And pray that I may forget
These matters that with myself I too much discuss
Too much explain
Because I do not hope to turn again
Let these words answer
For what is done, not to be done again
May the judgement not be too heavy upon us
Because these wings are no longer wings to fly
But merely vans to beat the air
The air which is now thoroughly small and dry
Smaller and dryer than the will
Teach us to care and not to care
Teach us to sit still.
Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.
I looked at him and he looked at me and for that split second it was like we forgave each other for everything.
Every time you forgive, the universe changes; every time you reach out and touch a heart or a life, the world changes; with every kindness and service, seen or unseen, my purposes are accomplished and nothing will ever be the same again.