Arnold H. Glasgow
Bryant H. McGill
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
Jerry B. Jenkins
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
"There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love"
"How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself"
"If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn"
"Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much"
"The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius"
"Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough"
"The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world"
"How does one know if she has forgiven? You tend to feel sorrow over the circumstance instead of rage, you tend to feel sorry for the person rather than angry with him. You tend to have nothing left to say about it all"
"A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable"
"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names"
"Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom"
"It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission"
"Forgiveness is the answer to the child's dream of a miracle by which what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is made clean again"
"Forgiveness is the final form of love"
"Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on"
"Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it"
"Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life"
"There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness"
"Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another"
"Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits"
"I shall be an autocrat, that's my trade; and the good Lord will forgive me, that's his"
"Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again"
"Forgiveness means letting go of the past"
"Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting"