Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work.— William Arthur Ward
Colossal Forgive Yourself quotations
A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres... No matter what life throws at them.
Everyone makes mistakes. The wise are not people who never make mistakes, but those who forgive themselves and learn from their mistakes.
Love yourself-accept yourself-forgive yourself-and be good to yourself, because without you the rest of us are without a source of many wonderful things.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Your subconscious never sleeps. It is always on the job. It controls all your vital functions. Forgive yourself and every one else before you go to sleep, and healing will take place much more rapidly.
I think the hardest thing in life is to forgive.
Hate is self destructive. If you hate somebody, you're not hurting the person you hate, you're hurting yourself. It's a healing, actually, it's a real healing...forgiveness.
Forgiveness. It's one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody. You are relieved of carrying that burden of resentment. You really are lighter. You feel lighter. You just drop that.
Forgive yourself for not knowing what you didn't know before you learned it.
Watch out for each other. Love everyone and forgive everyone, including yourself. Forgive your anger. Forgive your guilt. Your shame. Your sadness. Embrace and open up your love, your joy, your truth, and most especially your heart.
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness;
to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all others, charity.
I think that if God forgives us we must forgive ourselves.
Otherwise, it is almost like setting up ourselves as a higher tribunal than Him.
We all agree that forgiveness is a beautiful idea until we have to practice it.
Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.
Beauty is an understanding of what you have, and it's forgiving yourself of what you don't have, and appreciating all of it.
What are people searching for in life? God.
In the christian scriptures, it says 'Be still and know you are God.' What is this? You are peace, compassion, truth, Love, freedom. Real love- the ability to love yourself so much that you forgive everything and you are at peace with yourself like a mother loves a child, not trying to be someone.
Forgiveness is not an occasional act; it is a permanent attitude.
That person who is the hardest to forgive is the one who can teach you the greatest lessons. When you love yourself enough to rise above the old situation, then understanding and forgiveness will be easy. And you'll be free.
The more you know yourself, the more you forgive yourself.
If you can forgive yourself then you will no longer see the reflection of your own internal judgement in the faces of the people around you. And if you can do that then suddenly you’ll be in a whole different universe because the universe we all exist in is the one where we’re all so terrified of the judgement of our peers.
Forgiving someone is easy, it's trusting them again that's hard.
You will learn a lot about yourself if you stretch in the direction of goodness, of bigness, of kindness, of forgiveness, of emotional bravery. Be a warrior for love.
You cannot travel back in time to fix your mistakes, but you can learn from them and forgive yourself for not knowing better.
One of the greatest gifts you can give your husband is your own wholeness.
Before you act, listen. Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try.
My idea of forgiveness is letting go of resentment that does not serve your better interest, ridding yourself of negative thoughts. All they do is make you miserable. Believe me, you can fret and fume all you want, but whoever it was that wronged you is not suffering from your anguish whatsoever.
Love is something you do for someone else, not something you do for yourself.
But grief makes a monster out of us sometimes .
. . and sometimes you say and do things to the people you love that you can't forgive yourself for.
When you forgive, you don't change the past... You change the future!
That's a wonderful side effect of leather pants: when you pee yourself in them, they're more forgiving than jeans.
Forgive all who have offended you, not for them, but for yourself.
Motherhood is a choice you make every day, to put someone else's happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you're not sure what the right thing is... and to forgive yourself, over and over again, for doing everything wrong.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Forgiveness isn't just a blessing you deliver to another human being.
Forgiveness is also a gift you give yourself.
Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself.
To err is human; to forgive people and yourself for poor behavior is to be sensible and realistic.
Forgive those who hurt you, but never forget what it taught you.
As you pray for forgiveness, you will find yourself forgiving others.
As you thank God for His kindness, you will think of others, by name, who need your kindness. Again, that experience will surprise you every day, and over time it will change you.
Forgive yourself for the decisions you have made, the ones you still call mistakes when you tuck them in at night.
What is your real work? Is it that which pays the bills or is it your art? I think your real work is healing. Whatever helps you become more loving in this lifetime. Whatever helps you forgive yourself, embrace yourself, meet yourself, and free yourself in this lifetime.
Forgiveness is just another name for freedom.
And if your friend does evil to you, say to him, I forgive you for what you did to me, but how can I forgive you for what you did to yourself?
You practice forgiveness for two reasons: to let others know that you no longer wish to be in a state of hostility with them and to free yourself from the self-defeating energy of resentment. Send love in some form to those you feel have wronged you and notice how much better you feel.
Forgiving someone does not mean you condone their behavior.
The act of forgiveness takes place in your own mind. It really has nothing to do with the other person. The reality of true forgiveness lies in setting ourselves free from holding on to the pain. It is simply an act of releasing yourself from the negative energy.
True forgiveness is a self-healing process which starts with you and gradually extends to everyone else.
It's toughest to forgive ourselves. So it's probably best to start with other people. It's almost like peeling an onion. Layer by layer, forgiving others, you really do get to the point where you can forgive yourself.