Quotes February 13, 2017

Life is not a solo act. It’s a huge collaboration, and we all need to assemble around us the people who care about us and support us in times of strife.
Tim Gunn,
TV personality and fashion consultant




“Don’t let people pull you into their storm. Pull them into your peace.”
Kimberly Jones







“I acknowledge my own worth. My confidence is growing.”




“Love is not what you say. Love is what you do.”



“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.”
“Forgiveness is to set a prisoner free and discover the prisoner was you.”
Corrie ten Boom



“When things are taking their ordinary course, it is hard to remember what matters.”
Marilynne Robinson, Gilead




“If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.”




“When the going gets tough, put one foot in front of the other and just keep going. Don’t give up.”
Roy T. Bennett, ‘The Light in the Heart’



“It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.”



Success is what happens after you have survived all your mistakes.”
Anora Lee




“We read that we ought to forgive our enemies; but we do not read that we ought to forgive our friends.”
Sir. Francis Bacon



“All of us can forgive and forget; we just don’t want the other person to forget that we forgave.”
Ivern Ball




“To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness.”



“True forgiveness is not an action after the fact, it is an attitude with which you enter each moment.”
David Ridge




“Let us forgive each other – only then will we live in peace.”
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy




“There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.”
Bryant H. McGill




“Forgiveness is me giving up my right to hurt you for hurting me.”




“Sincere forgiveness isn’t colored with expectations that the other person to apologize or change. Don’t worry whether or not they finally understand you. Love them and release them. Life feeds back truth to people in its own way and time – just like it does for you and me.”
Sara Paddison




“The ability to forgive is one of man’s greatest achievements.”
Bryant H. McGill



“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.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.



“Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on.”
Criss Jami




“Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.”
Bruce Lee



“Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.”
George MacDonald




“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.”
Louis B. Smedes



“We are all on a life long journey and the core of its meaning, the terrible demand of its centrality is forgiving and being forgiven.”
Martha Kilpatrick






“To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness.”
Robert Muller



“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
Mahatma Gandhi



“He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass.”
George Herbert



“Without forgiveness life is governed by… an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.”
Roberto Assagioli




“Forgive all who have offended you, not for them, but for yourself.”
Harriet Nelson




“Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge.”
Isaac Friedmann



“Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.”
Louis B. Smedes



“Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.”
Indira Gandhi