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"Karma means that all actions have consequences. Grace means that in a moment of atonement -taking responsibility, making amends, asking for forgiveness - all karma is burned." - Marianne Williamson

"There are two kinds of sorry. There is the sorry imbued with regret. And a pure sorry. The kind that is merely asking for forgiveness, nothing more." - Emily Giffin

"Change isn't made by asking permission. Change is made by asking forgiveness, later." - Seth Godin

"Asking for forgiveness from others in a scriptural manner involves acknowledging that you have sinned against them and that you desire mercy and pardon (not to be given what you deserve). Asking for forgiveness is vital for reconciliation and may lead to the difference in the relationship." - John C. Broger

"Let us go back to the Lord. The Lord never tires of forgiving: never! It is we who tire of asking his forgiveness. Let us ask for the grace not to tire of asking forgiveness, because he never tires of forgiving." - Pope Francis

"But an apology too - you think you're giving something, but you're not. You're really asking for something. You're asking for forgiveness, you're asking for the other injured person to make it okay for you. Apologies were harder work for the person getting one than the person giving one." - Deb Caletti

"As I helped him up, I felt him shake all over, so I asked him to forgive me, without knowing what for, but that was my lot, asking forgiveness, I even asked forgiveness of myself for being what I was, what it was my nature to be." - Bohumil Hrabal

"Forgiveness is no substitute for justice." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"Forgiveness is just another name for freedom." - Byron Katie

"I don't wanna die, I'm not gonna lie to you I admit that and I'm not asking for clemency, I'm not asking for forgiveness, I'm not asking for sympathy. I know they're gonna kill me sooner or later. You don't need to worry about that but there's a lot of crimes I can solve if the state can just see fit to make me live two or three years longer, I mean look, I know I'm not like other people, I know I can't feel sympathy for other people but I'm still human." - Ted Bundy

"After grief for sin there should be joy for forgiveness." - Arthur W. Pink

"Got everything I'm asking for but you." - Drake

"Best beauty tip is forgiveness for yourself and others" - Jacqueline Bisset

"Love and forgiveness is not for the faint-hearted." - Meher Baba

"Forgiveness is an absolute necessity for continued human existence." - Desmond Tutu

"I'm not asking for forever, Tamani said. Yet. I'm just asking for a moment." - Aprilynne Pike

"Ask God for forgiveness. Seek forgiveness from those you have wronged. Forgive those who have wronged you. Forgive yourself." - C. Scott Grow

"Don't bother asking God for answers about life. Most likely you're asking the wrong questions." - Josh Kilmer-Purcell

"Don't apologize for asking for what you deserve." - Mika Brzezinski

"I will be asking for forgiveness, but hopefully I won't have to be asking for much forgiveness." - Donald Trump

"All I'm asking for is what I want." - Rickey Henderson

"We keep asking for answers; God keeps sending us people." - Bob Goff

"It's asking for trouble to listen to music alone." - Janice Galloway

"That comes too late that comes for the asking." - Seneca the Younger

"Prayer is asking for guidance. Meditation is listening to it." - Sonia Choquette

"By asking for the impossible we obtain the best possible." - Giovanni Niccolini

"Those who are asking for more government interference are asking ultimately for more compulsion and less freedom." - Ludwig Von Mises

"My grandpa always said asking a question is embarrassing for a moment, but not asking is embarrassing for a lifetime." - Haruki Murakami

"Forgiveness is the reason for the crucifixion, and the crucifixion is the reason for the Incarnation." - Peter Kreeft

"It is right for him who asks forgiveness for his offenses to grant it to others." - Horace

"Forgiveness is better than revenge, for forgiveness is the sign of a gentle nature, but revenge is the sign of a savage nature. the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace." - Epictetus

"Forgiveness is better than revenge, for forgiveness is the sign of a gentle nature, but revenge is the sign of a savage nature." - Jerome Isaac Friedman

"The Christian gospel is a summons to peace, calling for justice beyond anger, mercy beyond justice, forgiveness beyond mercy, love beyond forgiveness." - Wendell Berry

"I think that in many ways, just as forgiveness is impossible without love, sometimes love requires forgiveness for it to work, too." - Katherine Applegate

"Forgiveness is better than revenge, for forgiveness is the sign of a gentle nature, but revenge is the sign of a savage nature." - Epictetus

"One of the best aids to freedom is asking God for a lot of help-and asking often." - Joyce Meyer

"I ask for your forgiveness. I feel so miserable that it's difficult even to say sorry." - Hwang Woo-suk

"Forgiveness is no longer an option but a necessity for healing." - Caroline Myss

"God's grace and forgiveness, while free to the recipient, are always costly for the giver.." - Timothy Keller

"Compassion, forgiveness, these are the real, ultimate sources of power for peace and success in life" - Dalai Lama

"Life, that ever needs forgiveness, has, for its first duty, to forgive." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Sister, I won't ask for forgiveness, my sins are all I have." - Bruce Springsteen

"It's hard to forget, but forgiveness is something you do for yourself." - Azim Khamisa

"For a working definition of forgiveness, I think of it as restoring love." - Charles Thomas

"Forgiving presupposes remembering. And it creates a forgetting not in the natural way we forget yesterday's weather, but in the way of the great "in spite of" that says: I forget although I remember. Without this kind of forgetting no human relationship can endure healthily. I don't refer to a solemn act of asking for and offering forgiveness. Such rituals as sometimes occur between parents and children, or friends, or man and wife, are often acts of moral arrogance on the one part and enforced humiliation on the other. But I speak of the lasting willingness to accept him who has hurt us." - Paul Tillich

"The Gospel offers forgiveness for the past, new life for the present, and hope for the future," - John Sentamu

"It is really not so repulsive to see the poor asking for money as to see the rich asking for more money. And advertisement is the rich asking for more money." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"I could not ask for forgiveness for something I had not done. As scapegoat, I could only bear the fault." - Daphne Du Maurier

"Asking for help with shame says: You have the power over me. Asking with condescension says: I have the power over you. But asking for help with gratitude says: We have the power to help each other." - Amanda Palmer

"In school, we're rewarded for having the answer, not for asking a good question." - Richard Saul Wurman

"Forgiveness is a feeling." - Deepak Chopra

"Forgiveness indeed heals memories" - Henri Nouwen

"Transition begins in forgiveness." - Marion Woodman

"Grace means forgiveness-period." - David Jeremiah

"Let no one mourn that he has fallen again and again; for forgiveness has risen from the grave." - Saint John Chrysostom

"Forgiveness essentially means giving up your right to make other people pay for the wrongs they have committed against you." - Steve Stephens

"There is no sin that God cannot pardon. All we need to do is ask for forgiveness" - Pope Francis

"You must ask for God's help. After each failure, ask forgiveness, pick yourself up, and try again." - Gordon B Hinckley

"In view of this and other things, I demand forgiveness for being so obviously impressed with my own parents." - Beryl Markham

"Do' be afraid to ask God for forgiveness. He never tires of forgiving us. God is pure mercy." - Pope Francis

"For 'tis sweet to stammer one letter Of the Eternal's language; - on earth it is called Forgiveness!" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The Lord never tires of forgiving. It is we who tire of asking for forgiveness." - Pope Francis

"Asking for forgiveness is just one of the most painful kind of experiences." - Nick Nolte

"Forgiveness - this needs to be our greatest skill. The way to get good at forgiveness is: to be thankful for all the little things you see in the other person." - Tony Robbins

"A friend who offers help without asking for explanations is a treasure beyond price" - Robert A Heinlein

"The world has kissed my Soul with its pain, asking for its return in Songs." - Rabindranath Tagore

"If you even think about asking Harry Potter for an autograph, your day ends right now." - Jasper Fforde

"What is school for? If you're not asking that, you're wasting time and money." - Seth Godin

"Can I cut off your head?" "Are you asking for my permission?" - Amanda Hocking

"A man asking for help ought to at least give directions." - Barbara Mertz

"Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart: How to Know for Sure You Are Saved" - J. D. Greear

"Forever," he vowed, still a little staggered. "That's all I'm asking for," I said," - Stephenie Meyer

"Life, nature and God always answer, 'Yes,' to you. What are you asking for?" - Mark Victor Hansen

"You already gave me forever, Aislinn. I'm asking for a chance at right now." - Melissa Marr

"The saved sinner is prostrate in adoration, lost in wonder and praise. He knows repentance is not what we do in order to earn forgiveness; it is what we do because we have been forgiven. It serves as an expression of gratitude rather than an effort to earn forgiveness. Thus the sequence of forgiveness and then repentance, rather than repentance and then forgiveness, is crucial for understanding the gospel of grace." - Brennan Manning

"Forgiveness: You cannot afford to withhold forgiveness. Nothing will destroy your life more surely, for there is a great hidden grief in the denial of forgiveness. Your heart is so heavy from what you have not forgiven that you bear the offenses of another as if they were your own." - Glenda Green

"You cant legislate into existence an act of forgiveness and a true confession; those are mysteries of the human heart, and they occur between one individual and another individual, not a panel of judges sitting asking questions, trying to test your truth." - Athol Fugard

"Forgiveness is all-powerful. Forgiveness heals all ills." - Catherine Ponder

"The best way to GET forgiveness is to GIVE forgiveness." - Joyce Meyer

"Forgiveness is indifference. Forgiveness is impossible while love lasts." - Mary Chesnut

"Forgiveness leads to love, and love leads to forgiveness." - Darren L Johnson

"Lack of forgiveness of others breeds lack of self-forgiveness." - Albert Ellis

"Forgiveness does not mean that we suppress anger; forgiveness means that we have asked for a miracle: the ability to see through mistakes that someone has made to the truth that lies in all of our hearts. Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness. Attack thoughts towards others are attack thoughts towards ourselves. The first step in forgiveness is the willingness to forgive." - Marianne Williamson

"Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, What's in it for me?" - Brian Tracy

"Is it normal to make a minute-to-minute schedule for the timing of thanksgiving? I'm asking for a friend." - Casey Wilson

"We should spend as much time in thanking God for his benefits as we do in asking him for them." - Vincent de Paul

"Movies and life become a little more symmetrical when you start asking for and looking for connections." - Josh Lucas

"After such knowledge, what forgiveness?" - T S Eliot

"Forgiveness does not replace justice." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"Forgiveness is the noblest vengeance." - Henry George Bohn

"Anger is easier than forgiveness." - Ellen Hopkins

"Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge." - Jerome Isaac Friedman

"Forgiveness is better than revenge." - Pittacus of Mytilene

"Forgiveness is choosing to love." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I thank You Lord for creating the world beautiful and various and if this is Your seduction I am seduced for good and past all forgiveness" - Zbigniew Herbert

"Tell the Earth how much you care, how beautiful she is, and how much you love her. Ask for her forgiveness for having been so careless." - Yoko Ono

"Do not forget this: the Lord never wearies of forgiving! We are the ones who weary of asking for forgiveness." - Pope Francis

"Let's not forget that God never gets tired of forgiving so let's never get tired of asking for forgiveness," - Pope Francis

"Forgiveness is the most powerful thing you can do for yourself. If you can't learn to forgive, you can forget about achieving true success in your life." - Wayne Dyer

"Forgiveness is primarily for our own sake, so that we no longer carry the burden of resentment. But to forgive does not mean we will allow injustice again." - Jack Kornfield

"It behooves us then to humble ourselves before the offended Power to confess our national sins and to pray for clemency and forgiveness..." - Abraham Lincoln

"The thing is...what they don't tell you about forgiveness is this-you don't give it for the other person's sake, but your own." - Alexandra Bracken

"For myself I think that one wrong does not right the other, and forgiveness cannot be won with useless tears or alms to the Church." - Jose Rizal

"Forgive us as we forgive- we are offered forgiveness on no other terms. To refuse it is to refuse Gods mercy for ourselves." - C S Lewis

"When Allah grants us the sense to ask Him for forgiveness, then He has granted us a huge favor. It's a sign that He wants to forgive us." - Nouman Ali Khan

"Love as a concrete foundation for an authentically functional civilization requires the around-the-clock labors of forgiveness. Without it, Love fails, Friendship fails, Intelligence fails, Humanity: fails." - Aberjhani

"Sometimes the measure of friendship isn't your ability to not harm but your capacity to forgive the things done to you and ask forgiveness for your own mistakes." - R. K. Milholland

"Every time you ask for forgiveness, you recognize that the biggest problems you face in life exist inside of you, not outside of you." - Paul David Tripp

"Life is grace. Sleep is forgiveness. The night absolves. Darkness wipes the slate clean, not spotless to be sure, but clean enough for another day's chalking." - Frederick Buechner

"Holy Mother Church teaches us to end the year and also our days with an examination of conscience...to be grateful and to ask for forgiveness." - Pope Francis

"What we love once, we love forever. Shall there be joy in heaven over those who repent, yet no forgiveness for them upon earth? -"Wanda" - Ouida

"... Remember that forgiveness too is a power. To beg for it is a power, and to withold or bestow it is a power, perhaps the greatest." - Margaret Atwood

"Gandhi was right: if we all live by 'an eye for an eye' the whole world will be blind. The only way out is forgiveness." - Lewis B Smedes

"Our love for God and our appreciation of His love and forgiveness will be in proportion to the recognition of our sin and unworthiness." - Dave Hunt

"It's good to learn early that every show is a family-complete with dysfunctional relationships, tough love, and plenty of occasion for forgiveness..." - Kristin Chenoweth

"At that moment, something shifted sweetly inside him. It was forgiveness, beautiful and effortless and complete. For Louie Zamperini, the war was over." - Laura Hillenbrand

"Forgiveness, quite frankly, is the most selfish thing you can do. Because it is the greatest thing you can do for yourself." - Caroline Myss

"Love is an act of endless forgiveness. It means forget inconvenient duties, then forgive yourself for forgetting. By rigid practice and stern determination, it comes easy." - Peter Ustinov

"All religions remind us that actions have consequences for which guilt can and must be acknowledged, forgiveness humbly begged, reconciliation sought." - Kenneth L. Woodward

"I love going out and it is a bit sad when the photographers stop asking you for your picture." - Alice Evans

"I am not asking for 60 months to sit and enjoy power, but to be the Chowkidaar of the country." - Narendra Modi

"Atheists who keep asking for evidence of God's existence are like a fish in the ocean wanting evidence of water." - Ray Comfort

"'T is heaven alone that is given away; 'T is only God may be had for the asking." - James Russell Lowell

"I learned also that the best way to keep out of trouble was by never complaining or asking for anything." - Marilyn Monroe

"How beautiful to find a heart that loves you, without asking you for anything, but to be okay." - Khalil Gibran

"Patrick Kenzie asking a bemused waitress for a newspaper in smalltown USA. 'It's like a homepage without a scroll button?'" - Dennis Lehane

"If I had a dog I would not feel so lonely, but I suppose that is asking for too much." - Eva Braun

"There is a basket of fresh bread on your head, yet you go door to door asking for crusts." - Rumi

"Love cannot be had for the asking; it comes only as a gift from the heart of another" - Paramahansa Yogananda

"We immediately become more effective when we decide to change ourselves rather than asking things to change for us." - Stephen Covey

"Forgiveness means that I continually am willing to forgive the other person for not being God - for not fulfilling all my needs. I, too, must ask forgiveness for not being able to fulfill other people's needs. ... The interesting thing is that when you can forgive people for not being God, then you can celebrate that they are a reflection of God." - Henri Nouwen

"Do you not wonder sometimes, she showed now, sadly, if in some ways they are correct? That we are asking too much of the world?"No," he said. "They're the ones who are asking for too little."" - Patrick Ness

"The rich...should beg the poor to forgive us for the bread we bring them. Healthy people sometimes feel they need to beg forgiveness too, although there is no reason why. Maybe we simply ask forgiveness for not being born where these poor women have been born, knowing that if we lived here too, our fate might well have been the same." - Jonathan Kozol

"If one can understand why people behave as they do then often the road to forgiveness is opened. Not only is forgiveness essential for the health of Society, it is also vital for our personal well-being. Bitterness is like a cancer that enters the soul. It does more harm to those that hold it than to those whom it is held against." - Terry Waite

"Every act of disobedience committed due to passion, its forgiveness is hoped for. Every act of disobedience committed due to arrogance, its forgiveness is not hoped for because the root of Satan's disobedience was arrogance, whereas the root of Adam's lapse was passion." - Sufyan al-Thawri

"Forgive yourself. The supreme act of forgiveness is when you can forgive yourself for all the wounds you've created in your own life. Forgiveness is an act of self-love. When you forgive yourself, self-acceptance begins and self-love grows." - Miguel Angel Ruiz

"At the time, I didn't know what forgiveness meant. I wouldn't really know what forgiveness meant for another year, until my pastor, Rick McKinley, happened to spell it out in a sermon. He said that when you forgive, you bear the burden somebody has given you without holding them accountable." - Donald Miller

"Nothing in the Christian life is more important than forgiveness-our forgiveness of others and God's forgiveness of us." - John F. MacArthur

"Prayer does not mean asking God for all kinds of things we want, it is rather the desire for God Himself, the only Giver of Life." - Sadhu Sundar Singh

"There is only one excuse for a speaker's asking the attention of his audience: he must have either truth or entertainment for them." - Dale Carnegie

"Grace is given of God, but knowledge is bought in the market; Knowledge needful for all, yet cannot be had for the asking." - Arthur Hugh Clough

"How could you be nervous about asking me to marry you, Bones? I'd die for you. Why wouldn't I want to live for you as well?" - Jeaniene Frost

"Forgiveness is abandoning your right to revenge." - Desmond Tutu

"Don't ask permission, just ask forgiveness." - Drake

"Forgiveness is the path to healing." - Jeanne Marie Laskas

"Forgiveness is a CHOICE, not a feeling." - Joyce Meyer

"Love accepts. Forgiveness comes in time." - Lisa Unger

"Forgiveness is the virtue of the brave." - Mahatma Gandhi

"There is no future without forgiveness" - Nelson Mandela

"We don't preach salvation. We preach forgiveness." - Leonard Ravenhill



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