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

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

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

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

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

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.
Dance,
and you will find God
in every room.
Today, we are divorcing resentment
and marrying forgiveness.
Sing,
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

Steve Maraboli
“Emotional self-defense... When you set healthier relationship standards in your life, some people will take it personally. That’s their issue, not yours. The distance isn’t against them; it’s for you. It’s a boundary, not a grudge.”
Steve Maraboli

Shon Mehta
“You tried to eradicate me using your might,

But I am going to live on ... out of spite.

Will wait in the shadows ever so slight,

And ... when the time is right,

Ruin your whole life, like a pestering blight.”
Shon Mehta

Alis Cerrahyan
“If sincere, an apology is strong enough to uproot anger, bitterness, and grudges instantly. Its benefits are unlimited since they tend to set everyone free!”
Alis Cerrahyan, Dance Like Nobody's Watching

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

Iris Murdoch
“Those who occasion loss of dignity are hard to forgive.”
Iris Murdoch, The Black Prince

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

Amit Kalantri
“Don't mention your fortune in front of an unfortunate.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Amit Kalantri
“Your jealousy will last longer than the joy of those you are jealous of.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Steve Maraboli
“I was asked about an emotional hack for letting go... Here's the truth; They are NEVER going to be sorry enough... You want THEM to bleed from the cut they gave YOU. It doesn't work that way. When you realize this, you can finally save your emotional energy and free yourself from the burden of holding a grudge... You can move on.”
Steve Maraboli

Greg McKeown
“What job have I hired this grudge to do?”
Greg McKeown, Effortless: Make It Easier to Do What Matters Most

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

“When tomorrows rising sun is going to bring hope of existence is uncertain,having ego and carry a grudge to a grave is bigger than one life.”
Sarvesh Murthi .D .D

Javier Marías
“We forget what we say much more than what we hear, what we write much more than what we read, what we send much more than what we receive, that is why we barely count the insults we hand out to others, unlike those dealt out to us, which is why almost everyone harbors some grudge against someone.”
Javier Marías, Fever and Spear

Amit Kalantri
“An ability of counting the other people's blessings in place of your own blessings is called jealousy.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Steve Maraboli
“Life is what happens when you’re wasting time holding a grudge against people who aren’t spending a single moment thinking of you. ”
Steve Maraboli

“If you hold a grudge eventually that will be all you can hold.”
Jodi Livon

Amy Tan
“Well, let me tell you, your recollection of every last detail has nothing to do with memory. It's called holding a goddamn grudge. ...

That's what I remember the most, not addresses but pain - that old lump-in-the-throat conviction that the world had fingered me for abuse and neglect. Is that the same as a grudge?”
Amy Tan, The Hundred Secret Senses

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