Monday, 13 October 2014

27 Great Quotes On Forgiveness

Life will invariably brig you to crossroads when 
you will be tempted to convince yourself of your 
victim-hood.These are the moments of weakness 
that lead you away from your responsibility.
The responsibility of responding and not reacting 
as we have been conditioned to.
Forgiveness is the first step towards claiming that  
Here are some exceptional quotes I have gathered that throw bright beams of light on the need for forgiveness............

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
― Mahatma Gandhi, 
 “Dumbledore says people find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right.”
― J.K. Rowling

“The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.”
― Steve Maraboli

Jane Austen
“I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.”
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Rita Mae Brown
“One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.”
― Rita Mae Brown
 “True forgiveness is when you can say, "Thank you for that experience.”
― Oprah Winfrey
Joel Osteen
“Keep in mind, hurting people often hurt other people as a result of their own pain. If somebody is rude and inconsiderate, you can almost be certain that they have some unresolved issues inside. They have some major problems, anger, resentment, or some heartache they are trying to cope with or overcome. The last thing they need is for you to make matters worse by responding angrily.”
― Joel Osteen
 “Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.”
― Mark Twain
“Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.
“We are all mistaken sometimes; sometimes we do wrong things, things that have bad consequences. But it does not mean we are evil, or that we cannot be trusted ever afterward.”
― Alison Croggon
“People have to forgive. We don't have to like them, we don't have to be friends with them, we don't have to send them hearts in text messages, but we have to forgive them, to overlook, to forget. Because if we don't we are tying rocks to our feet, too much for our wings to carry!”
― C. JoyBell C.
“Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.”
― Will Smith
“Last night I lost the world, and gained the universe.”
― C. JoyBell C.
“Forgiveness has nothing to do with absolving a criminal of his crime. It has everything to do with relieving oneself of the burden of being a victim--letting go of the pain and transforming oneself from victim to survivor.”
― C.R. Strahan
“I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded; not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.”
― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner
“I think that if God forgives us we must forgive ourselves. Otherwise, it is almost like setting up ourselves as a higher tribunal than Him.”
― C.S. Lewis
“It is important that we forgive ourselves for making mistakes. We need to learn from our errors and move on.”
― Steve Maraboli
“To be wronged is nothing, unless you continue to remember it.”
― Confucius

“The willingness to forgive is a sign of spiritual and emotional maturity. It is one of the great virtues to which we all should aspire. Imagine a world filled with individuals willing both to apologize and to accept an apology. Is there any problem that could not be solved among people who possessed the humility and largeness of spirit and soul to do either -- or both -- when needed?”
― Gordon B. Hinckley

Forgive, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace. ~Author Unknown
****************************                                                                                       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. ~Henry Ward Beecher

To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you. ~Lewis B. Smedes
Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting. ~William Arthur Ward
Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future. ~Paul Boese
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend. ~William Blake, Jerusalem

 All forgiveness is a gift to yourself. ~A Course in Miracles
Forgive all who have offended you, not for them, but for yourself. ~Harriet Nelson
He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass. ~George Herbert
Nobody forgets where he buried the hatchet. ~Frank McKinney "Kin" Hubbard
The man who forgives is far stronger than the man who fights. ~Nathan Croall
Life is an adventure in forgiveness. ~Norman Cousins


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Anonymous said...

Thanks you for sharing all these very inspiring quotes. Really very motivating.