The forgiving state of mind is a magnetic power for attracting good.
I’m a staunch independent. Every time I think I am a Republican, they do something greedy and every time I think I am a Democrat, they go and do something stupid.
The problem with making excuses is that we convince ourselves they’re true, and in so doing, learn nothing. What we might have learned from the mistake is lost forever, buried under a pile of lies. And now history must repeat itself one more time.
(audio version at this link also)