Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.
Prejudice is sinful. All blood flows red. And the most harmful and foolish kind of prejudice is prejudice against yourself. Every woman is your sister, and every woman needs her sisters. So try to give other women the courtesy of your compassion, respect, and forgiveness. Love yourself despite - and because of - your flaws.
I believe forgiveness is the best form of love in any relationship. It takes a strong person to say they're sorry and an even stronger person to forgive.
When you forgive, you in no way change the past - but you sure do change the future.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
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.
Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.
Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.
Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
Many times, the decisions we make affect and hurt your closest friends and family the most. I have a lot of regrets in that regard. But God has forgiven me, which I am very thankful for. It has enabled me to forgive myself and move forward one day at a time.
It's one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
There would be no need for love if perfection were possible. Love arises from our imperfection, from our being different and always in need of the forgiveness, encouragement and that missing half of ourselves that we are searching for, as the Greek myth tells us, in order to complete ourselves.
Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.
The most important thing that I learned in growing up is that forgiveness is something that, when you do it, you free yourself to move on.