I have to ask Allah's forgiveness and not get angry, because they come to me out of love, and it's not fitting that I should turn to them in hatred.
Jesus' own witness of sacrificial love and forgiveness, and his work to heal the sick and care for those in need, represent God's ways and vision for us.
I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
Every effort should be made to help build the new democratic nation with reconciliation and forgiveness, for the sake of Egypt and not for the benefit of a party or a group.
When a deep injury is done us, we never recover until we forgive.
I cannot stand that whole game of confession, that is: Here I have sinned, now I'm confessing my sins, and describing my path of sin and then in the act of confession I beg for your forgiveness and redemption.
To understand is to forgive, even oneself.
To err is human; to forgive, divine.
God may forgive your sins, but your nervous system won't.
Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on.
I think we learn the most from imperfect relationships - things like forgiveness and compassion.
Forgiveness, in some cases, is a flipping miracle in the sense that you're fighting, and suddenly something happens. It's a kind of grace. Whether you believe in God or not, something happens, and it's transformative.
Forgiveness is hard for me, man. It is for most American-Western males. It's a sign of weakness.
I never forgive, but I always forget.
You can't legislate into existence an act of forgiveness and a true confession; those are mysteries of the human heart, and they occur between one individual and another individual, not a panel of judges sitting asking questions, trying to test your truth.
Without white South Africa realizing what it had done - and on the basis of that realization having the courage to ask for forgiveness - there can really be no significant movement.
Forgive many things in others; nothing in yourself.
We get a lot of raps as Americans for being small-minded, but in fact, when you really drill down to the core of the culture, there's an enormous amount of compassion and forgiveness and support.
For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed?
Life is life. You have to learn how to forgive people and how to gain forgiveness for yourself.