Forgiveness is that subtle thread that binds both love and friendship. Without forgiveness, you may not even have a child one day.
Undeserved forgiveness. Friendship defined.
Friendship flourishes at the fountain of forgiveness.
A broken friendship that is mended through forgiveness can be even stronger than it once was.
To make a friend, forgiveness is required which burns up all things, leaving only beauty; but to destroy friendship is easy.
Consistently practice love and everything that falls under the category of love: gratitude, laughter, friendship, joy, forgiveness, acceptance, peace, and trust.
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.
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.
When combined, the small individual contributors of caring, friendship, forgiveness, and love, each of us different from our next-door neighbors, can form a phalanx, an army, with great capability.
Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
A good friend is a connection to life - a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.