Quotes October 09, 2022

The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.
James Bryce
“I’m sorry about yesterday,” she said. He hung on to his straps and shrugged. “Yesterday happens.”
Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor & Park
Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.”
George MacDonald
“Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.”
Gautama Buddha, The Dhammapada: The Sayings of the Buddha
“Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.”
Cherie Carter-Scott
“Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.”
William Arthur Ward
“The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.”
Thomas Szasz
“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.”
Louis B. Smedes
“Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.”
Gerald G. Jampolsky, Love Is Letting Go of Fear
“Forgiveness is like faith. You have to keep reviving it.”
Mason Cooley
“Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them.”
Marvin J. Ashton
“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
“This is one of my favorites: “True forgiveness is when you can say, “Thank you for that experience.”
Oprah Winfrey
“Sometimes we create our own heartbreaks through expectation.”
Everyday Power Blog

“There’s only one thing more precious than our time and that’s who we spend it on.”
Leo Christopher
“There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.”
Bram Stoker