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Quotes About Grudges

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Charlotte Brontë
“Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs.”
Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

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

Confucius
“To be wronged is nothing, unless you continue to remember it.”
Confucius

Steve Maraboli
“When you hold a grudge, you want someone else’s sorrow to reflect your level of hurt but the two rarely meet.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Steve Maraboli
“Let today be the day you stop being haunted by the ghost of yesterday. 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, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Anne Lamott
“Not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat to die.”
Anne Lamott, Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith

Julie Kagawa
“Well, don't worry about it too much, princess. Let ice-boy cool off for the night and then try to talk to him tomorrow. He wont stay angry with you too long, I bet. Ash isn't one to hold a grudge. ''
''What are you talking about? He's held a grudge against you for centuries!''
''Oh, right.”
Julie Kagawa, The Iron Queen

J.K. Rowling
“Some wounds run too deep for the healing.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

William Arthur Ward
“A life lived without forgiveness is a prison.”
William Arthur Ward

William Blake
“I was angry with my friend:
I told my wrath, my wrath did end.
I was angry with my foe:
I told it not, my wrath did grow.”
William Blake

Liane Moriarty
“They say it's good to let your grudges go, but I don't know, I'm quite fond of my grudge. I tend it like a little pet.”
Liane Moriarty, Big Little Lies

Derek Landy
“Corrival looked around. 'So is this it? Is everyone here? Erskine, maybe you should start the ball rolling. I have places to go and things to do.'

'Me?' Ravel asked. 'Why do I have to start it? You're the most respected mage here. You start it, or Skulduggery.'

Skulduggery shook his head. 'I can't start it. I don't like most of these people. I might start shooting.”
Derek Landy, Mortal Coil

Let today be the day you finally release yourself from the imprisonment of past grudges
“Let today be the day you finally release yourself from the imprisonment of past grudges and anger. Simplify your life. Let go of the poisonous past and live the abundantly beautiful present... today.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

“I hold a strict policy of automatic grudges against people everyone likes.”
Kate Hattemer, The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy

Christopher Hitchens
“Part of the function of memory is to forget; the omni-retentive mind will break down and produce at best an idiot savant who can recite a telephone book, and at worst a person to whom every grudge and slight is as yesterday's.”
Christopher Hitchens, Love, Poverty, and War: Journeys and Essays

Reif Larsen
“I suddenly had an idea of how adults can hold on to a feeling for very long periods of time, long after the event is finished, long after cards have been sent and apologies made and everyone else had moved on. Adults were pack rats of old, useless emotions”
Reif Larsen

Michael Bassey Johnson
“The worst grudge is being told that you are forgiven, yet your sins are still glowing in their hearts like a burning coal.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

“At the heart of all anger, all grudges, and all resentment, you'll always find a fear that hopes to stay anonymous.”
Donald L. Hicks, Look into the stillness

“If you withhold love as a form of punishment, who is being punished?”
Donald L. Hicks, Look into the stillness

Charles Blow
“No one knows how to hold a grudge like a proper Southerner.”
Charles Blow, Fire Shut Up in My Bones

“He never did rid himself of the feeling that he had been denied his rightful place. It kept him from being good-natured, and made him unwilling to forget grudges.”
Warren Eyster

“Happiness has never been a product of a mind that's full of grudges and regrets.”
Edmond Mbiaka

Janet Mullany
“I'm sorry. I behaved like a jerk.
You did.
Is that forgiveness?
I'm not sure. I think it's an acknowledgment of imperfection. And an admission that I believe time is too short to hold a grudge.”
Janet Mullany, Hidden Paradise

H. Jackson Brown Jr.
“Don't carry a grudge.”
H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“Negative experiences don't create fears, doubts, anger, grudges, low self-esteem, low self-confidence, jealousy, stress or depression; one's repeated negative interpretations of them do.”
Edmond Mbiaka

Brian Spellman
“Don't hold grudges. Life's too long.”
Brian Spellman, Cartoonist's Book Camp

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

“No matter how strong you plan to be, you can never subdue the pain that comes with the grudges you refuse to let go.”
Edmond Mbiaka

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Though some may see their shortcomings as the greatest evil from the pit of hell, while some throw invectives at God for bringing them into a cruel, problematic world. These shortcomings are transient, the greatest evil does its work and needs no interrogation, their invectives are just a waste of time, and the world is the most sweetest to those with a functional taste buds.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

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