It's far easier to forgive an enemy after you've got even with him.
Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.
Forgiveness is the final form of love.
If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn.
My children forgave me at a time when I could barely forgive myself.
Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another.
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 err is human; to forgive, divine.
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
It takes one person to forgive, it takes two people to be reunited.
When we forgive evil we do not excuse it, we do not tolerate it, we do not smother it. We look the evil full in the face, call it what it is, let its horror shock and stun and enrage us, and only then do we forgive it.
You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well.
Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself.
For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
It's said in Hollywood that you should always forgive your enemies - because you never know when you'll have to work with them.
Without forgiveness, there's no future.
Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.