"How does one know if she has forgiven? You tend to feel sorrow over the circumstance instead of rage, you tend to feel sorry for the person rather than angry with him. You tend to have nothing left to say about it all."
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate only love can do that."Clarissa Pinkola Estes on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong."Clarissa Pinkola Estes on Mahatma Gandhi
"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names."Clarissa Pinkola Estes on John F. Kennedy
"Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them."Clarissa Pinkola Estes on Bruce Lee
"Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much."Clarissa Pinkola Estes on Oscar Wilde
"I hope you will go out and let stories happen to you, and that you will work them, water them with your blood and tears and you laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom."