The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.— Richard Dawkins
Unexpected Unforgiving quotations
There is no word more "dangerous" than liberalism, because to oppose it is the new "unforgivable sin."
I was thought to be 'stuck up.' I wasn't. I was just sure of myself. This is and always has been an unforgivable quality to the unsure.
It is unforgiveable to do what one doesn't love especially if one succeeds.
The unforgivable crime is soft hitting.
Do not hit at all if it can be avoided; but never hit softly.
This is a very unforgiving country when you show this country its warts, when you hold the mirror up. If you happen not to share their beliefs, they'll kill you.
Unforgiveness is the poison you drink every day hoping that the other person will die.
Before the sin, Satan assures us that it is of no consequence;
after the sin, he persuades us that it is unforgivable.
Failure at some point in your life is inevitable, but giving up is unforgivable.
Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run.
Whether fighting or spitting, my discipline is unforgiving!
Goldstone has done terrible damage to the cause of truth and justice and the rule of law. He has poisoned Jewish-Palestinian relations, undermined the courageous work of Israeli dissenters and-most unforgivably-increased the risk of another merciless IDF assault.
Be careful what you wish for. I know that for a fact. Wishes are brutal, unforgiving things. They burn your tongue the moment they're spoken and you can never take them back.
The unforgivable sin of Hitler's Germany was to develop a new economic system by which the international bankers were deprived of their profits.
Sometimes you have to do something unforgivable just to be able to go on living.
To be unforgiving is like to drink poison and wait for someone else to die!! Rev. TD Jakes (have I said how much I love ya!)
There are some things that are so unforgivable that they make other things easily forgivable.
The only unforgivable sin: Being unforgiving.
To fall in love with someone who does not love you back, is the cruelest, most unforgiving heartache I have ever experienced.
God will never direct us to be prideful, arrogant and unforgiving, immoral or slothful or full of fear. We step into these things because we are insensitive to the leadership of the Holy Spirit within us.
I've learned you can make a mistake and the whole world doesn't end.
I had to learn to allow myself to make a mistake without becoming defensive and unforgiving.
The markets are unforgiving, and emotional trading always results in losses.
Beckett does not believe in God, though he seems to imply that God has committed an unforgivable sin by not existing.
An unforgiving eye, and a damned disinheriting countenance!
When we set out to land people on the surface of Mars, I think we should as a nation, as a world, commit ourselves to supporting a growing settlement and colonization there. To visit a few times and then withdraw would be an unforgivable waste of resources.
Nature is cold, wet, hard and unforgiving.
Success is the only unforgivable sin against your neighbor.
What's absolutely unforgivable is the financial benefit top management people get for laying off people. There's no excuse for it. No justification. No explanation. This is morally and socially unforgivable, and we'll pay a very nasty price.
Frequently the enemy entices Christians to harbor an unforgiving spirit - a very common symptom indeed among God's children. Such bitterness and fault-finding and enmity inflict a severe blow upon spiritual life.
The Christian is not free to do what the Bible forbids.
Christian freedom does not entail the right to fornicate or to steal or to lie or to persist in an unforgiving attitude or to do anything else the Scriptures explicitly prohibit. And a person who lovingly points this out to you is not a legalist for having done so!
As it turns out, as an adult I can have a very unpleasant, fierce and unforgiving temper at times. But I don't think I had that when I was a kid.
Friendships, like marriages, are dependent on avoiding the unforgivable.
Anger may be kindled in the noblest breasts: but in these slow droppings of an unforgiving temper never takes the shape of consistency of enduring hatred.
Despair is the price one pays for setting oneself an impossible aim.
It is, one is told, the unforgivable sin, but it is a sin the corrupt or evil man never practices. He always has hope. He never reaches the freezing-point of knowing absolute failure. Only the man of goodwill carries always in his heart this capacity for damnation.
The English can be a very critical, unforgiving people, but criticism can be good. And this is a country that loves comedy.