Some favourite quotes

“The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naïve forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.”
Thomas Szasz

“Everyone says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have something to forgive.”
C. S. Lewis

“Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.”
Mark Twain

“It is easier to forgive an Enemy than to forgive a Friend.”
William Blake

“As a rule, the person found out in a betrayal of love holds, all the same, the superior position of the two. It is the betrayed one who is humiliated.”
Ada Leverson

“A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person.”
Dave Barry

“All cruelty springs from weakness.”

“A hurtful act is the transference to others of the degradation which we bear in ourselves.”
Simone Weil

“Any woman can fool a man if she wants to and if he’s in love with her.”
Pearl S. Buck

“One may smile and smile and be a villain.”
William Shakespeare

“Everything that deceives can be said to enchant.”

“The secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly deceived.”
Oscar Wilde

“Divorce is the one human tragedy that reduces everything to cash.”
Rita Mae Brown

“The liar’s punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.”
George Bernard Shaw

“While forbidden fruit is said to taste sweeter, it usually spoils faster.”
Abigail Van Buren

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