quotes

Forgiveness

Only the truly forgiven are truly forgiving. • C.S. Lewis

Doing an injury puts you below your enemy; revenging an injury makes you even with him; forgiving an injury sets you above him! • Anonymous

Get rid of the poison of built-up anger and the acid of long-term resentment. • Charles Swindoll

Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. • Mark Twain

Forgiving and being forgiven are two names for the same thing. The important thing is that a discord has been resolved. • C.S. Lewis

A forgiveness ought to be like a canceled note, torn in two and burned up, so that it can never be shown against the man. • Henry Ward Beecher

To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable, because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you. • C.S. Lewis

If forgiveness has no other value, it at least ends any control the other party has over our life. The unforgiven remain free to own us, to hurt us, to define us. We are never fully free until we have fully forgiven. • Erwin Raphael McManus