Grudge Quotes

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“Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy.”
Roy T. Bennett

Criss Jami
“Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on.”
Criss Jami, Salomé: In Every Inch In Every Mile

Viktor E. Frankl
“I do not forget any good deed done to me & I do not carry a grudge for a bad one.”
Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

Steve Maraboli
“Holding a grudge & harboring anger/resentment is poison to the soul. Get even with people...but not those who have hurt us, forget them, instead get even with those who have helped us.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Lloyd Alexander
“I only suggest to you: Will you dwell on killing this man? You wish for revenge? If you do, he has already killed you by slow poison. So, let it go. Why waste your time? His life will see to his death.”
Lloyd Alexander, The Golden Dream of Carlo Chuchio

Tom Giaquinto
“Life is so short. The only person you hurt when you stay angry or hold grudges is you. Forgive everyone, including yourself.”
Tom Giaquinto

“We are what we remember. If we lose our memory, we lose our identity and our identity is the accumulation of our experiences. When we walk down the memory lane, it can be unconsciously, willingly, selectively, impetuously or sometimes grudgingly. By following our stream of consciousness we look for lost time and things past. Some reminiscences become anchor points that can take another scope with the wisdom of hindsight. ("Walking down the memory lane" )”
Erik Pevernagie

P.D. James
“It is difficult to be generous-minded to those we have greatly harmed.”
P.D. James, The Children of Men

Rick Riordan
“Then Thalia Grace became their leader and started recruiting even more young women to their cause, which grated on Nico – as if Bianca’s death could be forgotten. As if she could be replaced.”
Rick Riordan, The Blood of Olympus

Sherrilyn Kenyon
“You stubborn bastard. Take it from someone who knows firsthand, there’s a lot to be said for forgiveness. Grudges seldom hurt anyone except the one bearing them."
"And there’s a lot to be said for knocking enemies upside their heads and cracking skulls open."
Ash & Urian”
Sherrilyn Kenyon, One Silent Night

Mario Puzo
“The fact of the matter is that I wanted to hold a grudge in some funny kind of way.Against everybody.”
Mario Puzo, Fools Die

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Seriousness is too boring to the playful human condition. A heart of stone that has a long face can never express love.”
Michael Bassey Johnson, Master of Maxims

Criss Jami
“Pride has quite a bit to do with hatred. In many a case in which one hates another, one subconsciously begins patterns of cherry-picking and selective hearing: he continues to look only for things about the other person which he can use to justify his hatred, things which will then make him feel less guilty about hating someone. In this regard, hatred is not so much an emotion as it is a decision.”
Criss Jami, Healology

Criss Jami
“The first reaction is surely the most natural one, but not always the most correct one; thereupon, the invention of apologies.”
Criss Jami, Healology

Kamand Kojouri
“This is a day of celebration!
Today, we are divorcing the past
and marrying the present.
and you will find God
in every room.
Today, we are divorcing resentment
and marrying forgiveness.
and God will find you
in every tune.
Today, we are divorcing indifference
and marrying love.
Drink, and play that tambourine
against your thighs.
We have so much celebrating to do!”
Kamand Kojouri

Michael Bassey Johnson
“When two persons are too close, they fall apart.”
Michael Bassey Johnson, Master of Maxims

“The wound never heals until the grudge is completely gone.”
Edmond Mbiaka

Sanhita Baruah
“Life isn't about falling in love as much as it is about learning to get over hatred..”
Sanhita Baruah

Jonathan Tropper
“And even as she holds on to him, like she's drowning, she can feel the familiar anger returning, like an old song that you've heard so many times it's not even a song anymore, just a wasted pathway in your brain that you can never reclaim.”
Jonathan Tropper, One Last Thing Before I Go

“To continue holding on to your grudges is to keep feeding your pain.”
Edmond Mbiaka

“To live with a mind full of grudges and jealousy, is to bargain to be constantly punished by negative feelings and emotions.”
Edmond Mbiaka

Israelmore Ayivor
“Stay at peace with everyone you meet and hold no grudge with anyone for any reason.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Become a Better You

Amanda Craig
“Hatred bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.”
Amanda Craig, A Vicious Circle

Wilbur Smith
“The tranquilizers he had been given had worn off, leaving him with a drug hangover and a bitter grudge against the entire world.”
Wilbur Smith, The Leopard Hunts in Darkness

Israelmore Ayivor
“You can decide to refuse to allow people who aim at hating you to achieve their aims.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

“You expect to shut that feeling away? No, I ask that you feel it more. There's no other way to stand over your enemy and cut out his heart. Accept your hatred and you won't be rash or stupid, you'll be cold. Don't quiet the storm. Become the storm.”
Adam Burch, Song of Edmon

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Hatred is that corrosive emotion that erodes a hole in my soul large enough to hold a grudge. And if holding a grudge requires a space that’s made like that, I can’t afford the grudge nor the hatred that creates the space for it.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

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