« Forgiveness means giving up all hope for a better past. » – Lily Tomlin
- "But Shakespeare also says, ’tis very… "But Shakespeare also says, 'tis very silly / `To gild refinèd gold, or paint the lily'." - Lord Byron
- ?George Favis? – Forgiveness "Forgiveness is an act of God, who even regretted to have made mankind because of their outrageous unforgivable sins. It's a cursed world if I may truly believe for God to react from evildoers since Eve started to disobey the first command to Adam...not to eat the forbidden fruit.." ~George Favis?
- Ahmed G Paglinawan – forgiveness "If you do not understand the value of time in relation to the process of forgiving, you do not deserve forgiveness." ~Ahmed G Paglinawan
- Jürgen Moltmann – awareness "Historical awareness differentiates between the present past and the past present, and puts us in the position to discover the future in the past, to pick up past possibilities again to link them with the present future.” ~Jürgen Moltmann, German theologian