Quotes About Forgiveness

“Forgiveness is obviously a willful activity. After somebody deeply harms us, forgiveness is something we decide to do when we are prepared to proceed onward or when the adoration in our souls talks stronger than temporary hate.”

“In this present reality where being out for retribution is by all accounts closer by, and seems to bring more fulfillment, they state it takes fortitude and solidarity to do it. What’s more, I can’t help but concur. “Tit for tat” is a response to being harmed, truly, or inwardly. The requirement for counter harms our brains, and it takes difficult work to at long last have the option to state “I forgive you.”

“Be that as it may, possibly in the event that we would enjoy a reprieve from finding the ideal intend to seek retribution and contemplated the advantages of pardoning others and ourselves, we would turn out to be better and more joyful.”

“Forgiveness is tied in with relinquishing the past, understanding, and proceeding onward. It’s tied in with dealing with your own emotional wellness and liberating yourself. Childish? Perhaps, however, the sort does well to others as well.”

Best Forgiveness Quotes

Best Forgiveness Quotes

 Forgiveness Quotes

“We should always forgive; the penitent for his sake, the impenitent for our own”. — Marie Dubsky 

“All forgiveness is self-forgiveness”. — William Desmond

“My dear, don’t let the sun go down upon your anger; forgive each other, help each other, and begin again tomorrow”. — Louisa May Alcott

“Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast”. — Marlene Dietrich

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong”. — Mahatma Gandhi

“Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting. — William Arthur WardForgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future”. — Paul Boese

“If you can’t forgive and forget, pick one”. — Robert Brault,

“You can make up a quarrel, but it will always show where it was patched”. — Edgar Watson Howe

“It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend”. — William Blake, Jerusalem

“Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge”. — Isaac Friedmann

“That is why all forgiveness is a gift to yourself”. — A Course in Miracles

“There’s no point in burying a hatchet if you’re going to put up a marker on the site”. — Sydney Harris

“Nobody forgets where he buried the hatchet”. — Frank McKinney

“Forgive, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace”.— Author unknown

“I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a canceled note torn in two, and burned up so that it never can be shown against one”. — Henry Ward Beecher

Inspirational Forgiveness Quotes

Inspirational Forgiveness Quotes

Forgiveness Quotes

“Yes, this is what good is: to forgive evil. There is no other good”. — Antonio Porchia

“Some forgive and forget, more forgive and remember, most forgive and remind”. — Robert Brault

“Life is an adventure in forgiveness”. — Norman Cousins

“Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got”. — Robert Brault

“What we forgive too freely doesn’t stay forgiven”. — Mignon McLaughlin

“It’s far easier to forgive an enemy after you’ve got even with him”. — Olin Miller

“Forgiving is love’s toughest work, and love’s biggest risk. If you twist it into something it was never meant to be, it can make you a doormat or an insufferable manipulator. Forgiving seems almost unnatural. Our sense of fairness tells us people should pay for the wrong they do. But forgiving is love’s power to break nature’s rule”. — Lewis B. Smedes

“There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness”. — Josh Billings

“Without forgiveness, life is governed by… an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation”. — Roberto Assagioli

“One thing you will probably remember well is any time you forgive and forget”. — Franklin P. Jones

“Forgive. It doesn’t erase their crime but why should you do the time. Let go of resentment”. — Dodinsky

“Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it forgoes revenge and dares forgive an injury”. — E.H. Chapin

“Always forgive your enemies — nothing annoys them so much”. — Oscar Wilde

“Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning”.— Desmond Tutu

“There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love”.— Bryant H. McGill

“Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it”.— Mark Twain

“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you”.— Lewis B. Smedes

Quotes About Forgive Your Enemy

Quotes About Forgive Your Enemy

Forgiveness Quotes

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong”.– Mahatma Gandhi

“Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much”.— Oscar Wilde

“The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget”.— Thomas Szasz

“All major religious traditions carry basically the same message; that is love, compassion, and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives”.— Dalai Lama

“Forgive, forget. Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours”.— Phillips Brooks

“I think the first step is to understand that forgiveness does not exonerate the perpetrator. Forgiveness liberates the victim. It’s a gift you give yourself”.— T. D. Jakes

“Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting”.— William Arthur Ward

“You can’t forgive without loving. And I don’t mean sentimentality. I don’t mean much. I mean having enough courage to stand up and say, ‘I forgive. I’m finished with it”.— Maya Angelou

“It’s not an easy journey, to get to a place where you forgive people. But it is such a powerful place because it frees you”.— Tyler Perry

“Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another”.— Emma Goldman

“Without forgiveness, life is governed by an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation”.— Roberto Assagioli

“When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and get free”.— Katherine Ponder

“Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again”.— Saint Augustine

Positive Forgiveness Quotes

Positive Forgiveness Quotes

Forgiveness Quotes

“Forgotten is forgiven”.— F. Scott Fitzgerald

“The remedy for life’s broken pieces is not classes, workshops, or books. Don’t try to heal the broken pieces. Just forgive”.— Iyanla Vanzant

“How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself”.— Publilius Syrus

“To understand somebody else as a human being, I think, is about as close to real forgiveness as one can get”.— David Small

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”–Mahatma Gandhi

“Forgiving what we cannot forgive creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.” –Lewis Smedes

“When a deep injury is done to us, we never heal until we forgive.” –Nelson Mandela

“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” –Alexander Pope

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

“There is nobility in compassion, a beauty in empathy, a grace in forgiveness.” –John Connolly

“Blame keeps wounds open. Only forgiveness heals.” –Thomas S. Manson

“When you forgive, you in no way change the past—but you sure do change the future.” –Bernard Meltzer

“Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.” –John F. Kennedy

“Forgiveness is a choice, but it is not an option.” –Joel Osteen

“Hate. It has caused a lot of problems in this world, but it has not solved one yet.” –Maya Angelou

Forgiveness Quotes On Life

Forgiveness Quotes On Life

Forgiveness Quotes

“It can be hard to forgive and let go but it’s important to remember that harboring the resentment and holding a grudge can hurt you even more. The word ‘forgive’ really means to give something up for yourself not for them.” –Jack Canfield

“Forgiveness is not an occasional act; it is a permanent attitude.” –Martin Luther King, Jr.

“I forgive myself and set myself free.” –Louise Hay

“Everyone says forgiveness is a lovely idea until they have something to forgive.” –C.S. Lewis

“If we really want to love we must learn how to forgive.” –Mother Theresa

“Mistakes are always forgivable if one has the courage to admit them.” –Bruce Lee

“If you cannot forgive and forget, pick one.” –Robert Brault

“Forgive, forget. Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours.” –Phillips Brooks

“To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.” –C.S. Lewis

“Forgiveness is a reflection of loving yourself enough to move on.” –Dr. Steve Maraboli

“Forgiveness liberates the soul. It removes fear. That is why it is such a powerful weapon.” –Nelson Mandela

“Forgiveness is not a feeling; it is a commitment. It is a choice to show mercy, not to hold the offense up against the offender. Forgiveness is an expression of love.” –Gary Chapman

“Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.” –Mark Twain

“When we don’t forgive, we’re not hurting the other person. We’re not hurting the company that did us wrong. We’re not hurting God. We’re only hurting ourselves.” –Joel Osteen

“Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.” –Indira Gandhi

“What is forgiven is usually well remembered.” –Louis Dudek

“Forgiveness is not always easy. At times it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.” -Marianne Williamson

“Forgive others, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace.” –Jonathan Huie

“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.” –Oscar Wilde

“Forgiveness is the final form of love.” –Reinhold Niebuhr

“To forgive is to set a prisoner free, only to discover that the prisoner was you.” -Lewis B. Smedes


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