Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
The Paradoxical Commandments
People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.
If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.
If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.
Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.
The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
Think big anyway.
People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
Fight for a few underdogs anyway.
What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
Help people anyway.
Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth.
Give the world the best you have anyway.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.
The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.
Dumbledore says people find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right.
Any fool knows men and women think differently at times, but the biggest difference is this. Men forget, but never forgive; women forgive, but never forget.
I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.
To err is human, to forgive, divine.
Is life so wretched? Isn't it rather your hands which are too small, your vision which is muddled? You are the one who must grow up.
There is a mortal breed most full of futility. In contempt of what is at hand, they strain into the future, hunting impossibilities on the wings of ineffectual hopes.
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
To oppose something is to maintain it.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
What you really value is what you miss, not what you have.
If your desires be endless, your cares and fears will be so, too.
How we remember, what we remember, and why we remember form the most personal map of our individuality.
Reconciliation is more beautiful than victory.