Jessamyn West

Whether they were heroes, poets, scholars, or leaders, the brightest minds in human history have thought and written about values and their meanings. Here are some inspirational quotes by Jessamyn West.

forgiveness

“It is very easy to forgive others their mistakes; it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.”

Jessamyn West (1902-1984); Author

listening

“To meet at all, one must open ones eyes to another; and there is no true conversation no matter how many words are spoken, unless the eye, unveiled and listening, opens itself to the other.”

Jessamyn West (1902-1984); Author