Acts of kindness may soon be forgotten, but the memory of an offense remains.
— Proverbs

Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.
Rene Descartes offense quote

Before I built a wall I'd ask to knowWhat I was walling in or walling out,And to whom I was like to give offense.
— Robert Frost

We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
— Abraham Lincoln

You make yourself and others suffer just as much when you take offense as when you give offense.
— Ken Keyes Jr.