12,892  478  26971
Home Quotes Raise  Your  Self-Esteem Self Confidence Store Contact Legal Notices

> > Forgiveness

> > Forgiveness

“Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.”     August Wilson  “I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him. ”     Booker T. Washington        “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.”     Martin Luther King  “Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?”     Abraham Lincoln  “I have learned that sometimes "sorry" is not enough. Sometimes you actually have to change.”    Claire London  “It takes a strong person to say sorry, and an even stronger person to forgive.”    Author Unknown  “Forgiving is not forgetting. It's letting go of the hurt.”    Author Unknown  “I’m a good enough person to forgive you, but not stupid enough to trust you.”    Author Unknown  “When you forgive, you in no way change the past, but, you sure do change the future.”    Bernard Meltzer  “Forgiving someone sets us free, not necessarily them.”    Peter Zitars It can be incredibly hard to forgive someone.    Their words or actions may have caused us great harm.  Hanging on to the pain caused by another’s actions will keep us experiencing that pain.  We may think what they did is unforgivable, and it may be true, but does that mean that we have to suffer the rest of our lives?  Forgiving someone doesn’t mean forgetting what they did so they can repeat the offense, or that we need to trust them again, or that we even need to associate with them.    To forgive means that we permit ourselves to let go of all the justifications for feeling the way we do, so we can become free and move forward with the rest of our lives.  Forgiveness can be a very slow, and difficult process, so here are a few forgiveness quotes to consider.  It can help if we think about them carefully and search for a way to apply the wisdom in these quotes to help mend our lives.         Great Forgiveness Quotes Smash the Chains of Bondage to the  Past   Forgive  and  Free Yourself ! Self - esteemquotes.com “The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget;  the wise forgive but do not forget.” Thomas Szasz ”To forgive is to set a prisoner free and  discover that the prisoner was you.”    Louis B. Smedes
Welcome To Self - EsteemQuotes .com Quotes About Forgiveness Quote  of the day “The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours.  It is an amazing journey, and you alone are responsible for the  quality of it. This is the day your life really begins.” ~Bob Moawad
12,892  478  26971

> > Forgiveness

> > Forgiveness

It can be incredibly hard to forgive someone.    Their words or actions may have caused us great harm.  Hanging on to the pain caused by another’s actions will keep us experiencing that pain.  We may think what they did is unforgivable, and it may be true, but does that mean that we have to suffer the rest of our lives?  Forgiving someone doesn’t mean forgetting what they did so they can repeat the offense, or that we need to trust them again, or that we even need to associate with them.    To forgive means that we permit ourselves to let go of all the justifications for feeling the way we do, so we can become free and move forward with the rest of our lives.               Forgiveness can be a very slow, and difficult process, so here are a few forgiveness quotes to consider.  It can help if we think about them carefully and search for a way to apply the wisdom in these quotes to help mend our lives.  Great Forgiveness Quotes       “Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.”     August Wilson  “I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him. ”     Booker T. Washington  “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.”     Martin Luther King  “Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?”     Abraham Lincoln  “I have learned that sometimes "sorry" is not enough. Sometimes you actually have to change.”    Claire London  “It takes a strong person to say sorry, and an even stronger person to forgive.”    Author Unknown  “Forgiving is not forgetting. It's letting go of the hurt.”    Author Unknown  “I’m a good enough person to forgive you, but not stupid enough to trust you.”    Author Unknown  “When you forgive, you in no way change the past, but, you sure do change the future.”    Bernard Meltzer  “Forgiving someone sets us free, not necessarily them.”    Peter Zitars Smash the Chains of Bondage to the  Past   Forgive  and  Free Yourself ! Self - esteemquotes.com “The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget;  the wise forgive but do not forget.” Thomas Szasz ”To forgive is to set a prisoner free and  discover that the prisoner was you.”    Louis B. Smedes
Quote
of the day
“The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours.  It is an amazing journey, and you alone are responsible for the  quality of it. This is the day your life really begins.” ~Bob Moawad Click Here for Navigation Menu Click Here for Navigation Menu Quotes About Forgiveness