The Wise Dalai Lama said it best with “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”
Other Forgiveness Quotes
“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” – Mohandas Gandhi
“I’ve learned that no matter how good a friend someone is, they’re going to hurt you every once in awhile and you must forgive them for that.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
“There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.” – Josh Billings
What is Forgiveness?
Forgiveness is the process of ceasing to feel resentment, indignation or anger against another person for a perceived offense, difference or mistake, or ceasing to demand punishment or restitution. Rely on religion or not – whatever works.
The act of forgiveness heals you. Unburden your mind of those negative emotions as nothing good will become of them.
1. Understand who is hurt most by you not forgiving
2. Decide that why isn’t important
3. Acknowledge your own role
4. Express your feelings
5. Communicate your forgiveness