Forgiveness Quotes

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Till we’ve seen someone’s darkness, we don’t really know who they are.

Till we’ve forgiven their darkness, we don’t really know what love is ~
Marianne Williamson

Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself.
Suzanne Somers

It takes a strong person to say sorry, and an ever stronger person to forgive.

…In marriage, everyday you love,
and everyday you forgive.
It is an ongoing sacrament, love and forgiveness.
Bill Moyers

The more a man knows, the more he forgives.
Catherine the Great

People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.
If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway.
If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway.
For you see, in the end, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway.
― Mother Teresa

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

“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

“He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass.”
– George Herbert

“A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.”
– Robert Quillen

“Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge.”
– Isaac Friedmann

“Forgiveness is me giving up my right to hurt you for hurting me.”
– Anonymous

“It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.”
– William Blake

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

“To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness.”
– Robert Muller

“Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.”

– George MacDonald

“Forgiveness is like faith. You have to keep reviving it.”
– Mason Cooley

“Only the brave know how to forgive. … A coward never forgave; it is not in his nature.”
– Laurence Sterne

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

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

“We are all on a life long journey and the core of its meaning, the terrible demand of its centrality is forgiving and being forgiven.”
– Martha Kilpatrick

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

“Sincere forgiveness isn’t colored with expectations that the other person apologize or change. Don’t worry whether or not they finally understand you. Love them and release them. Life feeds back truth to people in its own way and time-just like it does for you and me.”
– Sara Paddison

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

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

“Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.”

– William Arthur Ward

“Forgive all who have offended you, not for them, but for yourself.”
– Harriet Nelson

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

“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.”
– Louis B. Smedes

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

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

“Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.”
– Paul Boese

“Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on.”
– Alice Duer Miller

“As long as you don’t forgive, who and whatever it is will occupy a rent-free space in your mind.”
– Isabelle Holland