I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge.
Just knowing you don't have the answers is a recipe for humility, openness, acceptance, forgiveness, and an eagerness to learn - and those are all good things.
Forgive those who have hurt you.
Because forgiveness is like this: a room can be dank because you have closed the windows, you've closed the curtains. But the sun is shining outside, and the air is fresh outside. In order to get that fresh air, you have to get up and open the window and draw the curtains apart.
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
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.
To err is human; to forgive, divine.
To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.
The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.
Forgiveness isn't just a blessing you deliver to another human being. Forgiveness is also a gift you give yourself.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Life is an adventure in forgiveness.
Most of us need time to work through pain and loss. We can find all manner of reasons for postponing forgiveness. One of these reasons is waiting for the wrongdoers to repent before we forgive them. Yet such a delay causes us to forfeit the peace and happiness that could be ours.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough.
I believe in Jesus Christ as my Lord and savior. I believe that Jesus died for my sins, and rose again, and that's my belief. I still don't know what 'Christian' means. I'm a follower of Christ, but I keep making a whole bunch of mistakes. And I thank God for forgiveness.
If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness.
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.
The lesson is that you can still make mistakes and be forgiven.
Forgiveness is the final form of love.
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
The Gospel offers forgiveness for the past, new life for the present, and hope for the future.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge.