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One must put oneself in every one's position. To understand everything is to forgive everything.

Leo Tolstoy

Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.

Mark Twain

Do you want to be right, or do you want to be happy? Forgive yourself and stop punishing yourself.

Louise L. Hay

It is very east to forgive others their mistakes; it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.

Jessamyn West

One of the secrets of a long and fruitful life is to forgive everybody everything every night before you go to bed.

Ann Landers

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 Hammarskjd

When I learned to forgive, it was like a million pounds were lifted from me.

Reba McEntire

There's no point in burying a hatchet if you're going to put up a marker on the sire.

Sidney J. Harris

We forgive too little; forget too much.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Only the brave know how to forgive. A coward never forgave; it is not in his nature.

Laurence Sterne

One should forgive one's enemies, but not before they are hanged.

Heinrich Heine

He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass.

George Herbert

There's no point burying a hatchet if you're going to put up a marker on the site.

Sidney J. Harris

Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.

Hannah Arendt

He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.

Thomas Fuller

He who forgives ends a quarrel.

African Proverb

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.

Paul Boese

When a deep injury is done us, we never recover until we forgive.

Alan Paton

We pardon to the extent that we love.

La Rouchefouchauld

If God were not willing to forgive sin, heaven would be empty.

German Proverb

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.

Mahatma Gandhi

Being a human being without forgiveness is like being a guitarist without fingers or being the diva without a tongue.

Jimmy Santiago Baca

Any man can seek revenge; it takes a king or a prince to grant a pardon.

Arthur J. Rehrat

Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... Forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.

Hannah More

I don't even remember what it was I was mad about and I don't care. Whatever it was that you did, I forgive you.

Iris Rainer Dart

I can forgive but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I cannot forgive.

Henry Ward Beecher

Forgiveness is the demonstration that you are the light of the world. Through your forgiveness does the truth about your self return to your memory.

Course in Miracles

It is very east to forgive others their mistakes; it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.

Jessamyn West

Oh God, I say not hear my prayers! I say: Blot with forgiving pen my sins away!

Shaikah Saadi

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All disease comes from a state of unforgiveness.

A Course In Miracles

To err is human, to forgive, divine.

Alexander Pope

He who forgives ends a quarrel.

African Proverb

It is by forgiving that one is forgiven.

Mother Teresa

Forgotten is forgiven.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

William Carlos Williams

Forgotten is forgiven.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

What power has love but forgiveness?

William Carlos Williams

We pardon as long as we love.

FranÁois de La Rochefoucauld

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The best of what we do and are, Just God, forgive!

William Wordsworth

Forgiveness is a gift of high value. Yet it costs nothing.

Betty Smith

Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on.

Alice Miller

Life is an adventure in forgiveness.

Norman Cousins

God forgives somehow we have yet to learn the same.

Mary Chapin Carpenter

From my experience, forgiving is the only way to survive.

Molly Ringwall
By far the strongest poison to the human spirit is the inability to forgive oneself or another person. Forgiveness is no longer an option but a necessity for healing.
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.
Today I forgive all those who have ever offended me. I give my love to all thirsty hearts, both to those who love me and to those who do not love me.
Forgiveness is the most powerful thing you can do to get on the spiritual path. If you canít do it, you can forget about getting to higher levels of awareness and creating real magic in your life.
God forgives not capriciously, but with wise, definite, Divine pre arrangement; forgives universally, on the grounds of atonement and on the condition of repentance and faith.
Forgiveness breaks the chain of causality because he who forgives you out of love takes upon himself the consequences of what you have done. Forgiveness, therefore, always entails a sacrifice.

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