I believe any person who asks for forgiveness has to be prepared to give it.
When national leaders address the people of Fiji in specifically Christian terms, whatever the occasion, nearly half of our people are excluded. When prayer in mixed company is uttered in terms of a purely Christian God, we unintentionally omit and diminish others present of different faiths. When we use Christian symbolism to promote reconciliation, forgiveness and unity, we discount the contribution and equally rich traditions extant in other faiths and cultural traditions.ratu joni madraiwiwi
The only really good vegetable is Tabasco sauce. Put Tabasco sauce in everything. Tabasco sauce is to bachelor cooking what forgiveness is to sin.
forgiveness to the injured does belong; But they ne'er pardon, who have done the wrong.john dryden
Teach us delight in simple things And mirth that has no bitter springs; forgiveness free of evil done, And love to all men 'neath the sun!
Allah says [in the Koran]: "If they repent before you overcome them, you should know that Allah is forgiving and merciful."...we are opening the door of forgiveness[...] and acceptance of Islamic law, to all who have strayed and committed a crime in the name of religion...Everyone who belongs to this group that has wronged itself who has not yet been apprehended in terrorist operations – we offer them a chance to return to Allah...Anyone who accepts this and surrenders of his own free will...will be treated according to the law of Allah.abdullah of saudi arabia
Somehow forgiveness, with love and tolerance, accomplishes miracles that can happen in no other way.gordon b. hinckley
It's easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission.grace hopper
One could call this a postnatal abortion on the part of a mother, I guess; I repudiate him entirely and completely for now and all times. . . . He is beyond human forgiveness.Madalyn Murray O'Hair
It is always easier to get forgiveness than permission.lois mcmaster bujold
Esperando (Cuando Cuba Sea Libre) is probably one of the most personal songs from the new [September, 2007] CD, "90 Millas" . . . as it really speaks about the celebration, nostalgia and emotion that will happen the day Cuba is free. If we're to move forward in Cuba, we really have to have a lot of forgiveness for each other and look towards the future.gloria estefan
As I rejected amnesty, so I reject revenge. I ask all Americans who ever asked for goodness and mercy in their lives, who ever sought forgiveness for their trespasses, to join in rehabilitating all the casualties of the tragic conflict of the past.jerry ford
Reconciliation and forgiveness are matters of the heart. They cannot be forced on the people.graeme leung
Reconciliation and forgiveness is inextricably linked to the identity and unity we develop as a nation.ratu joni madraiwiwi
You cannot undo your acts. If you have depraved another's will, and injured another's soul, it may be in the grace of God that hereafter you will be personally accepted, and the consequence of your guilt inwardly done away; but your penitence cannot undo the evil you have done. The forgiveness of God the blood of Christ itself does not undo the past.
God may forgive sins, he said, but awkwardness has no forgiveness in heaven or earth.ralph waldo emerson
If you're looking for forgiveness, go to hell. You live with it.
For Muslims God ’s mercy and forgiveness plays a fundamental role in salvation.
God has promised forgiveness to your repentance; but He has not promised to-morrow to your procrastination.augustine of hippo
I've been tryin' to get down to the Heart of the Matter But my will gets weak And my thoughts seem to scatter But I think it's about forgiveness forgiveness Even if, even if you don't love me anymore.
And marry not the idolatresses until they believe; and certainly a believing maid is better than an idolatress even though she please you. Nor give (believing women) in marriage to idolaters until they believe, and certainly a believing slave is better than an idolater, even though he please you. These invite [you] to the Fire and God invites [you] to the Garden and to forgiveness by His will and He makes clear His messages to men that they may be mindful.
forgiveness doesn't mean forget what happened. … If something is serious and it is necessary to take counter-measures, you have to take counter-measures.Dalai Lama
forgiveness is an absolute necessity for continued human existence.desmond tutu
forgiveness does not change the past but it does enlarge the future .
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