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Life is short, break the rules, forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that made you smile.

To understand everything is to forgive everything

I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.

True forgiveness is when you can say, “Thank you for that experience.”

I read less and less. I have not forgiven books for their failure to tell me the truth and make me happy.

Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses

Life is short. Kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly

Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.

Forgiveness does not mean excusing.

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.

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

Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.

People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what's bitter and move on.

Children begin by loving their parents, after a time they judge them, rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.

Oscar Wilde

The one process now going on that will take millions of years to correct is the loss of genetic and species diversity by the destruction of natural habitats. This is the folly our descendants are least likely to forgive us.

Blemishes are hid by night and every fault forgiven, darkness makes any woman fair.

Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our gigantic intellects.

Oscar Wilde

You ought certainly to forgive them as a Christian, but never to admit them in your sight, or allow their names to be mentioned in your hearing

Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.

Everyone says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have something to forgive.

God is love, generosity and forgiveness; If we believe in this, we will never allow our weaknesses to paralyze us.

Paulo Coelho

If we really want to love we must learn how to forgive.

Mother Teresa

Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness or else forgiving another.

Jean Paul

Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.

'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.

If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.

Forgiveness is the final form of love.

Reinhold Niebuhr

To err is human, to forgive divine.

Talent may be in time forgiven but genius never

Forgiveness is like faith. You have to keep reviving it.

If those committed to the quest fail they will be forgiven. When lost they will find another way. The moral imperative of humanism is the endeavor alone whether successful or not provided the effort is honorable and failure memorable.

The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.

Flatter me and I may not believe you. Criticize me and I may not like you. Ignore me and I may not forgive you. Encourage me and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.

William Arthur Ward

Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love prayer and forgiveness.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.

God pardons like a mother who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness.

To be intimate with a married man when my own father cheated on my mother is not something I could forgive. I could not look at myself in the morning if I did that. I wouldn't be attracted to a man who would cheat on his wife.

Most laws condemn the soul and pronounce sentence. The result of the law of my God is perfect. It condemns but forgives. It restores - more than abundantly - what it takes away.

Forgiveness is a quality that every man should possess.

Forgiveness is Truth itself it is Righteousness it is the Veda. It is the Supreme virtue in this world. Hence all people should develop the quality of forgiveness.

Sai Baba

To confer dignity forgive. To express contempt forget.

Once a woman has forgiven her man she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.

The cut worm forgives the plough.

There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.

It is a very delicate job to forgive a man without lowering him in his own estimation, and yours too.

Without forgiveness there's no future.

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.

You can forgive people who do not follow you through a philosophical disquisition, but to find your wife laughing when you had tears in your eyes or staring when you were in a fit of laughter would go some way towards a dissolution of the marriage.

Robert Louis Stevenson

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark, the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.

The only vice that cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy.

Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.

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. When we discover this we are less prone to hate our enemies.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

But who forgives the senior's ceaseless verse / Whose hairs grow hoary as his rhymes grow worse?

Every year during their High Holy Days the Jewish community reminds us all of our need for repentance and forgiveness.

The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.

A wise man will make haste to forgive because he knows the true value of time and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.

Samuel Johnson

Forgotten is forgiven.

The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.

Society can overlook murder adultery or swindling, it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.

Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others and no one is without himself.

The beauty of a cuckoo is in its notes that of a woman in her unalloyed devotion to her husband that of an ugly person in his scholarship and that of an ascetic in his forgiveness.

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.

Forgiveness is God's command.

Beware of the man who does not return your blow: he neither forgives you nor allows you to forgive yourself.

Ordinary readers forgive my paradoxes: one must make them when one reflects, and whatever you may say I prefer being a man with paradoxes than a man with prejudices.

One forgives to the degree that one loves.

When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative.

Before Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962 he was an angry relatively young man. He founded the ANC's military wing. When he was released he surprised everyone because he was talking about reconciliation and forgiveness and not about revenge.

Forgive O Lord my little jokes on Thee and I'll forgive Thy great big joke on me.

If I owe Smith ten dollars and God forgives me that doesn't pay Smith.

Robert Green Ingersoll

Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.

William Arthur Ward

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.

Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost and was found is saved from being lost again.

Confess your sins to the Lord and you will be forgiven, confess them to man and you will be laughed at.

It's said in Hollywood that you should always forgive your enemies - because you never know when you'll have to work with them.

When you are happy you can forgive a great deal.

Princess Diana

The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes and say 'O God forgive me ' or 'Help me.'

Billy Graham

He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself, for every man has need to be forgiven.

Forgiveness of enemies can only come upon their repentance.

In the Bible it says they asked Jesus how many times you should forgive and he said 70 times 7. Well I want you all to know that I'm keeping a chart.

Hillary Clinton

We easily forgive our friends those faults that do no affect us ourselves.

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.

To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness. The other is for goodness.

Billy Graham

If after I depart this vale you ever remember me and have thought to please my ghost forgive some sinner and wink your eye at some homely girl.

H. L. Mencken

Mutual Forgiveness of each vice / Such are the Gates of Paradise.

We all like to forgive and love best not those who offend us least nor who have done most for us but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.

Samuel Butler

Let us not listen to those who think we ought to be angry with our enemies and who believe this to be great and manly. Nothing is so praiseworthy nothing so clearly shows a great and noble soul as clemency and readiness to forgive.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

When women love us they forgive us everything even our crimes, when they do not love us they give us credit for nothing not even our virtues.

Honore de Balzac

Forgive son, men are men, they needs must err.

We often forgive those who bore us but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.

All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candor.

Reversing your treatment of the man you have wronged is better than asking his forgiveness.

There is no way you are going to be forgiven for blowing up a village and killing a bunch of people.

Henry Rollins

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.

Your successes and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them.

Albert Camus