60 Forgiveness quotes and famous forgiveness sayings

60 Forgiveness quotes and famous forgiveness sayings

60 Forgiveness quotes and famous forgiveness sayings. Here are the best quotes about forgiveness, the healing power of forgiveness, asking for forgiveness and short inspirational quotes about forgiveness that you can share with your friends, family, and loved ones.

Forgiveness quotes and famous forgiveness sayings

1. When you forgive, you love. And when you love, God’s light shines upon you. - Jon Krakauer

Forgiveness quotes and famous forgiveness sayings

2. Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. - John F. Kennedy

Forgiveness quotes and famous forgiveness sayings

3. To be wronged is nothing, unless you continue to remember it. - Confucius

Forgiveness quotes and famous forgiveness sayings

4. To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless. - G.K. Chesterton

Forgiveness quotes and famous forgiveness sayings

5. The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget. - Thomas Szasz

Forgiveness quotes and famous forgiveness sayings

6. Not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat to die. - Anne Lamott

Forgiveness quotes and famous forgiveness sayings

7. Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions. - Gerald G. Jampolsky

Forgiveness quotes and famous forgiveness sayings

8. The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward. - Steve Maraboli

Forgiveness quotes and famous forgiveness sayings

9. The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world. - Marianne Williamson

Forgiveness quotes and famous forgiveness sayings

10. Any fool knows men and women think differently at times, but the biggest difference is this. Men forget, but never forgive; women forgive, but never forget. - Robert Jordan

11. Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them. - Marvin J. Ashton

12. Forgiveness is the name of love practiced among people who love poorly. The hard truth is that all people love poorly. We need to forgive and be forgiven every day, every hour increasingly. That is the great work of love among the fellowship of the weak that is the human family. - Henri J.M. Nouwen

13. As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn't leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I'd still be in prison. - Nelson Mandela

14. Forgiveness must be immediate, whether or not a person asks for it. Trust must be rebuilt over time. Trust requires a track record. - Rick Warren

15. But we can't go back. We can only go forward. - Libba Bray

16. Dumbledore says people find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right. - J.K. Rowling

17. Always forgive, but never forget, else you will be a prisoner of your own hatred, and doomed to repeat your mistakes forever. - Wil Zeus

18. I have learned, that the person I have to ask for forgiveness from the most is: myself. You must love yourself. You have to forgive yourself, everyday, whenever you remember a shortcoming, a flaw, you have to tell yourself "That's just fine". You have to forgive yourself so much, until you don't even see those things anymore. Because that's what love is like. - C. JoyBell C.

19. I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine. - Jane Austen

Forgiveness quotes and famous forgiveness sayings

20. To err is human, to forgive, divine. - Alexander Pope

21. Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. - Mark Twain

22. Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too. - Will Smith

23. Forgiveness has nothing to do with absolving a criminal of his crime. It has everything to do with relieving oneself of the burden of being a victim--letting go of the pain and transforming oneself from victim to survivor. - C.R. Strahan

24. It is important that we forgive ourselves for making mistakes. We need to learn from our errors and move on. - Steve Maraboli

25. Listen. Slide the weight from your shoulders and move forward. You are afraid you might forget, but you never will. You will forgive and remember. - Barbara Kingsolver

26. Forgiveness in no way requires that you trust the one you forgive. - Wm. Paul Young

27. Forgiveness is not about forgetting. It is about letting go of another person's throat. - Wm. Paul Young

28. Love may forgive all infirmities and love still in spite of them: but Love cannot cease to will their removal. - C.S. Lewis

29. Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could have been any different. - Oprah Winfrey

Forgiveness quotes and famous forgiveness sayings

30. Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart. - Corrie Ten Boom

31. An eye for an eye, and the whole world would be blind. - Kahlil Gibran

32. What I cannot love, I overlook. - Anais Nin

33. There is no forgiveness. For women. A man may lose his honor and regain it again. But a woman cannot. She cannot. - Cormac McCarthy

34. A broken friendship that is mended through forgiveness can be even stronger than it once was. - Stephen Richards

35. Forgiveness is God's greatest gift. - Dan Brown

36. I guess forgiveness, like happiness, isn’t a final destination. You don’t one day get there and get to stay. - Deb Caletti

37. One should never do wrong in return, nor mistreat any man, no matter how one has been mistreated by him. - Socrates

38. Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another. - Emma Goldman

39. Forgiveness means it finally becomes unimportant that you hit back. You're done. It doesn't necessarily mean that you want to have lunch with the person. If you keep hitting back, you stay trapped in the nightmare... - Anne Lamott

Forgiveness quotes and famous forgiveness sayings

40. I want to be the kind of person who can do that. Move on and forgive people and be healthy and happy. It seems like an easy thing to do in my head. But it's not so easy when you try it in real life. - Susane Colasanti

41. Dear Lord, please show me everything I need to understand about forgiveness and surrender - Elizabeth Gilbert

42. Forgiving men is so much easier than forgiving women. - Margaret Atwood

43. It is surely better to pardon too much, than to condemn too much. - George Eliot

44. Forgiveness means it finally becomes unimportant that you hit back. - Anne Lamott

45. To forgive is wisdom, to forget is genius. - Joyce Cary

46. A life lived without forgiveness is a prison. - William Arthur Ward

47. Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hatred. It is a power that breaks the chains of bitterness and the shackles of selfishness. - Corrie Ten Boom

48. Nothing erases the past. There is repentance, there is atonement, and there is forgiveness. That is all, but that is enough. - Ted Chiang

49. A mistake made with good in your heart is still a mistake, but it is one for which you must forgive yourself. - Linda Sue Park

Forgiveness quotes and famous forgiveness sayings

50. We don't forgive people because they deserve it. We forgive them because they need it—because we need it. - Bree Despain

51. It's all very well to tell us to forgive our enemies; our enemies can never hurt us very much. But oh, what about forgiving our friends? - Willa Cather

52. I can forgive you for leaving, but not for coming back. - Jonathan Safran Foer

53. In the bible it says you have to forgive seventy times seven. I want you all to know, I'm keeping a chart. - Hillary Rodham Clinton

54. Forgiveness is not something you do for someone else; it's something you do for yourself. To forgive is not to condone, it is to refuse to continue feeling bad about an injury. - Jim Beaver

55. Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future. - Lewis Smedes

56. Letting ourselves be forgiven is one of the most difficult healings we will undertake. And one of the most fruitful. - Stephen Levine

57. I'm not perfect. Remember that, and try to forgive me when I fail you. - Elizabeth Lowell

58. Forgiveness is not a one off decision; it is a journey and a process that takes time, determination, and persistence. Forgiveness is not forgetting; it is simply denying your pain the right to control your life. - Corallie Buchanan

59. Sometimes what a person needs most is to be forgiven. - Jennifer McMahon

Forgiveness quotes and famous forgiveness sayings

60. To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you. - Lewis B. Smedes

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