Forgiveness quotes page 2
Many mystics, holy people, and even the Hopi Indians have predicted a new age of
enlightenment, and they are not wrong in my view. It has arrived, and with it has come a
whole host of fascinating phenomena never seen before. We are stepping into a magical new
era... the age of forgiveness.
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
A Prince asked the dying spanish statesman, "Does your Excellency forgive all your enemies?"
"I do not have to forgive all my enemies," answered the stateman, "I have had them all shot."
The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.
In your Get Off Your BUT Now! journal, write down the names of five people you blame for all
the things that have gone wrong in your life. Forgiving these people is the key to your living
salvation. You don't have to condone their actions to let them out of your head. You DO
have to absolve them of responsibility for your life.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
Sir Francis Bacon
Forgiveness isn't about the person or people being forgiven - it's a gift you give yourself that
allows your heart to stop being contracted. When you forgive, you release the toxic
resentment and anger you're holding in your heart, finally freeing yourself to get on with your
He who cannot forgive others destroys the bridge over which he himself must pass.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.
When a deep injury is done to us, we never recover until we forgive.
Life is an adventure in forgiveness.
One of the most lasting pleasures you can experience is the feeling that comes over you when
you genuinely forgive an enemy - whether he knows it or not.
O. A. Batista
Forgiveness is a gift of high value. Yet its cost is nothing.
To err is human; to blame it on the other guy is even more human.
Never does the human soul appear so strong and noble as when it forgoes revenge and dares
to forgive an injury.
E. H. Chapin
Men are more ready to repay an injury than a benefit, because gratitude is a burden and
revenge a pleasure.
Getting even throws everything out of balance.
To err is human; to forgive, infrequent.
Franklin P. Adams
To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace