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Quotes on Forgiveness

Don't rush forgiveness. Just always remember that when you're ready to, forgiving others is the kindest favor you can do for yourself. Forgiveness does not mean forgetting or saying what happened was ok, but it's letting go of the anger, resentment, fears, and grudges.  Forgiveness really isn't about the other person; it's about being kind to yourself and freeing space within. ~ Think. Love. Live. 


Life is an adventure in forgiveness. ~Norman Cousins


If we really want to love, we must learn how to forgive. ~ Mother Theresa


Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. ~The Lord's Prayer


Everyone thinks forgiveness is a lovely idea, until he has something to forgive.  

~C.S. Lewis


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

~ Mahatma Ghadi


Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.

~Martin Luther King Jr. 


Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself. ~Tony Robbin


Life becomes easier when you learn to accept a apology you never got.

~Robert Brault


There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love. 

~Bryant McGill


To err is human; to forgive, divine. ~Alexander Pope


Forgiveness is releasing all hope for a better past. ~Buddy Wakefield


Always forgive your enemies. Nothing annoys them so much. ~Oscar Wilde


To forgive is to set a prisoner free and realize that the prisoner was you. ~Lewis B Smeades. 

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Sincere forgiveness isn't colored with the expectations that the other person apologize or change. Don't worry whether or not they finally understand you. Life feeds back truth to people in its own way and time. ~ Sara Paddison


When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to them by an emotional link stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and get free. ~Catherine Ponder


Forgive them, for they know not what they do. ~Jesus of Nazareth, Luke 23:34

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