Friday, October 20, 2023

Quotable quotes on RECONCILIATION



"Reconciliation requires changes of heart and spirit, as well as social and economic change. It requires symbolic as well as practical action." – Malcolm Fraser

"Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom." – Hannah Arendt

"In the end, reconciliation is a spiritual process, which requires more than just a legal framework. It has to happen in the hearts and minds of people." – Nelson Mandela

"We are all broken by something. We have all hurt someone and have been hurt. We all share the condition of brokenness even if our brokenness is not equivalent." – Bryan Stevenson

"True reconciliation does not consist in merely forgetting the past." – Nelson Mandela

"Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice, otherwise it will not last. While we all hope for peace it shouldn't be peace at any cost but peace based on principle, on justice." – Corazon Aquino

"The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions." – Thich Nhat Hanh

"Forgiving is not forgetting; it's actually remembering—remembering and not using your right to hit back." – Desmond Tutu

"There is no reconciliation until you recognize the dignity of the other, until you see their view- you have to enter into the pain of the people. You've got to feel their need." – John M. Perkins

"The first step to reconciliation is understanding. The second step is acceptance." – Thabo Mbeki

"It takes a lot of strength to mend a broken heart. Channelising energies into our work helps, but work is not a solution to personal griefs." – Mary Kom

"Every act of reconciliation is a miracle, a phenomenon beyond human explanation and prediction." – Raimon Panikkar

"All the greatest and most important problems in life are fundamentally insoluble… They can never be solved, but only outgrown." – Carl Jung

"Reconciliation means working together to correct the legacy of past injustice." – Nelson Mandela

"Healing and reconciliation are a necessary part of the narrative. Otherwise, history repeats itself." – Andra Day

May these quotes offer guidance and wisdom to those seeking the path of reconciliation.

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