''I can forgive, but I cannot forget,'' is only another way of saying, ''I cannot forgive.''
''To forgive oneself? No, that doesn't work: we have to be forgiven. But we can only believe this is possible if we ourselves can forgive.
A man must learn to forgive himself.
A reconciled friend is a double enemy.
A winner rebukes and forgives; a loser is too timid to rebuke and too petty to forgive
A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the full value of time and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
A woman who can't forgive should never have more than a nodding acquaintance with a man.
Absolute virtue is impossible and the republic of forgiveness leads, with implacable logic, to the republic of the guillotine.
Always forgive your enemies — nothing annoys them so much.
And be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you. [Ephesians 4:32]
And if your friend does evil to you, say to him, ''I forgive you for what you did to me, but how can I forgive you for what you did to yourself?''
Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends.
Forget and forgive. This is not difficult when properly understood. It means forget inconvenient duties, then forgive yourself for forgetting. By rigid practice and stern determination, it comes easy.
Forgive and forget.
Forgive him, for he believes that the customs of his tribe are the laws of nature!
Forgive many things in others; nothing in yourself.
Forgive those who have hurt you.
Forgive thyself little, and others much.
Forgive you? — Oh, of course, dear, a dozen times a week! We women were created forgiveness but to speak.
Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.