The weak can never forgive.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.
To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.
There is some good in the worst of us, and some evil in the best of us.
Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
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.
He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass.
“I can forgive, but I cannot forget,” is only another way of saying, “I will not forgive.”
When you forgive, you in no way change the past - but you sure do change the future.
I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note - torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.
Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.
Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory.
You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well.