Forgive Quotes

The law cannot forgive, for the law has not been wronged, only broken; only persons can be wronged. The law can pardon, but it can only pardon what it has the power to punish.

Wystan Hugh Auden

I think there comes a point where you have to grow up and get over yourself, lighten up...and forgive.

Jennifer Joanna Aniston

When a deep injury is done to us, we never recover until we forgive.

Alan Paton

Some tension is necessary for the soul to grow, and we can put that tension to good use. We can look for every opportunity to give and receive love, to appreciate nature, to heal our wounds and the wounds of others, to forgive, and to serve.

Joan Borysenko

To my disappointment I now realized that to know all is not to forgive all. It is to despise everybody.

Quentin Crisp

To forgive and to be forgiven are the two points of holy magnificence and holy modesty; round these two centres the whole doctrine of largesse revolves.

Charles Williams

Most of us can forgive and forget; we just don't want the other person to forget that we forgave.

Ivern Ball

Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no to-morrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.

Oscar Wilde

We never forgive those who make us blush.

Jean-Francois De La Harpe

He, who cannot forgive a trespass of malice to his enemy, has never yet tasted the most sublime enjoyment of love.

Johann Kaspar Lavater

Here is a mental treatment guaranteed to cure every ill that flesh is heir to: sit for half an hour every night and mentally forgive everyone against whom you have any ill will or antipathy.

Charles Fillmore

Punish France, ignore Germany, and forgive Russia.

Condoleezza Rice

As we try to change, we will discover within us a fierce struggle between our loyalty to that battle-scarred victim of his own childhood, our father, and the father we want to be. We must meet our childhood father at close range: get to know him, learn to forgive him, and somehow, go beyond him.

Augustus Y. Napier

New York didn't need that 1969 pennant...all Cub fans wanted was that one measly pennant. It would have kept us happy until the twenty-first century. But New York took that from us and I can never forgive that.

Mike Royko

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

Robert Frost

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