How we remember, what we remember, and why we remember form the most personal map of our individuality.
Reconciliation is more beautiful than victory.
The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive, but do not forget.
Forgetting is the cost of living cheerfully.
Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
"I can forgive, but I cannot forget" is only another way of saying, "I will not forgive." Forgiveness ought to be like a canceled note-torn in two and burned up so that it never can be shown against one.
Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrong.
Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the crudest words.
Forgiveness means letting go of the past.
I know now that patriotism is not enough; I must have no hatred and bitterness toward anyone.
Stretch out your hand! Let no human soul wait for a benediction.
Nobody ever forgets where he buried a hatchet.
Anger as soon as fed is dead, 'tis starving makes it fat.
Once a woman has forgiven a man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
There's no point in burying a hatchet if you're going to put up a marker on the site.
As long as you don't forgive, who and whatever it is will occupy a rent-free space in your mind.
Courage and clemency are equal virtues.
One may have been a fool, but there's no foolishness like being bitter.
Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence.
Keeping score of old scores and scars, getting even and one-upping, always make you less than you are.