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Our Most Inspiring Quotes on Forgiveness and Forgiving

Inspiring Quotes - Forgiveness Quotes

Forgiveness Quotes

When you act with kindness and generosity, extending love and forgiveness to everyone - including yourself and those you don't like - true healing takes place.
~Mark Waldman & Andrew Newberg, MD

Too often, our minds are so burdened because of the mistakes we have made that we do not take the time to forgive ourselves and others and start over again.
~ Ernest Holmes

People are pretty forgiving when it comes to other people's families. The only family that ever horrifies you is your own.
~ Doug Coupland

The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstacy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.
- Elbert Hubbard

The only way to peace is forgiveness.
- Pope John Paul II

Without forgiveness life is governed by an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.
-Robert Assogioli

To forgive and not forget is like burying the hatchet with the handle sticking out.
-Unknown

People find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right.
- J.K. Rowling

To be social is to be forgiving.
- Robert Frost

A heart filled with anger has no room for love.
- Unknown

Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache, and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.
- Joan Lunden

When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and get free.
- Catherine Ponder

Apologizing does not always mean that you are wrong and the other person is right. It just means that you value your relationship more than your ego.
- Unknown

Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
- Ann Landers

I have learned that sometimes "sorry" is not enough. Sometimes you actually have to change.
- Claire London

When you forgive, you in no way change the past - but you sure do change the future.
- Bernard Meltzer

Life is an adventure in forgiveness.
- Norman Cousins

Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.
- Cherie Carter-Scott

There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
- Josh Billings

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

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
- Peter Ustinov

The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect,
he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes
an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise.
- Alden Nowlan

Malice drinks one-half of its own poison.
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca

The hatred you're carrying is a live coal in your heart - far more damaging to yourself than to them.
- Lawana Blackwell

No one forgives with more grace and love than a child.
- Real Live Preacher (from 2006 blog)

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
- William Blake

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

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

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

Little, vicious minds abound with anger and revenge, and are
incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies.
- Earl of Chesterfield

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

Forgive all who have offended you, not for them, but for yourself.
- Harriet Nelson

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
- Oscar Wilde

Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.
- Cherie Carter-Scott


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Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.
--George MacDonald

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

To carry a grudge is like being stung to death by one bee.
-William H. Walton

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 heal that has crushed it.
-Mark Twain

The weak can never forgive. forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
- Mahatma Gandhi

Forgiveness does not always lead to a healed realtionship. Some people are not capable of love, and it might be wise to let them go along with your anger. Wish them well, and let them go their way.
- Real Live Preacher (blog July 2003)

If you haven't forgiven yourself something, how can you forgive others?
-Dolores Huerta

It really doesn't matter if the person who hurt you deserves to be forgiven. Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself. You have things to do and you want to move on.
- Real Live Preacher (blog July 2003)

We may not know how to forgive, and we may not want to forgive; but the very fact we say we are willing to forgive begins the healing practice.
-Louise Hay

Forgiveness means letting go of the past.
-Gerald Jampolsky

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.
-Paul Boese

Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.
-George MacDonald

The offender never pardons.
-George Herbert

We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies.
-Voltaire

A mature Christian has capacity to absorb the offenses and weaknesses of others, not just demand they perform up to the code of ideals.
-Stephen Crosby

He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven; for everyone has need to be forgiven.
-George Herbert

Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
-Nelson Mandela

Many people are afraid to forgive because they feel they must remember the wrong or they will not learn from it. The opposite is true. Through forgiveness, the wrong is released from its emotional stranglehold on us so that we can learn from it. Through the power and intelligence of the heart, the release of forgiveness brings expanded intelligence to work with the situation more effectively.
-David McArthur & Bruce McArthur

A Christian will find it cheaper to pardon than to resent. Forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, and the waste of spirit.
-Hannah More

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Forgiveness means that you've decided not to let it keep festering inside even if it only comes up once in awhile.
-Doc Childre and Howard Martin

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

Forgiveness and reconciliation are not just ethereal, spiritual, otherworldly activities. . . . They are realpolitik, because in a very real sense, without forgiveness, there is no future.
-Desmond Tutu

Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence.
-Sholem Asch

Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.
-William A. Ward

Forgiveness is giving up the possibility of a better past.
-Unknown

You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well.
-Lewis B. Smedes

What we forgive too freely doesn't stay forgiven.
-Mignon McLaughlin

Only the brave know how to forgive; it is the most refined and generous pitch of virtue human nature can arrive at.
-Sterne

Forgiveness means that you've decided not to let it keep festering inside even if it only comes up once in awhile.
-Doc Childre and Howard Martin

Little men with little minds and little imaginations go through life in little ruts, smugly resisting all changes which would jar their little worlds.
-Zig Ziglar

Keeping score of old scores and scars, getting even and one-upping, always make you less than you are.
-Malcolm Forbes

We frequently forgive those who bore us, but cannot forgive those whom we bore.
Francois, Duc de La Rochefoucauld

Without deep humility, true forgiveness is impossible…and will never happen.
-Martha Kilpatrick

A Christian will find it cheaper to pardon than to resent. Forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, and the waste of spirit.
-Hannah More

Forgiveness is me giving up my right to hurt you for hurting me.
-Anonymous

Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge, and dares forgive an injury.
-E. H. Chapin

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
-Abraham Lincoln

Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another.
-Jean Paul Richter

The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
-William Blake

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

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
-Martin Luther King, Jr.

Forgiveness is the answer to the child's dream of a miracle by which what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is made clean again.
-Dag Hammarskjold

Forgiveness is choosing to love. It is the first skill of self-giving love.
-Mahatma Gandhi

Forgive and be free.
Forget that you have forgiven and be freer.
-Buddha

We are told that people stay in love because of chemistry, or because they remain intrigued with each other, because of many kindnesses, because of luck . . . But part of it has got to be forgiveness and gratefulness.
-Ellen Goodman

A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.
-Robert Quillen

Forgiveness is the final form of love.
-Reinhold Niebuhr

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

One forgives to the degree that one loves.
-Francois de La Rochefoucauld

'Tis the most tender part of love, each other to forgive.
-John Sheffield

What antidote can there be for an idea that popular and poisonous? Revenge provides revenge, which is sure to provide revenge, forming an endless chain of human misery.
Here's the antidote:
Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.
Amen.
-Kurt Vonnegut

Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.
-H. Jackson Brown

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

When I was a child, I thought unforgiveness was a virtue; when I grew up I learnt that it isn't, but forgiveness is. Maturity and experiences taught me three things about this ungodliness (unforgiveness) viz it leads to 1. self imprisonment 2. unaccomplishement, failure and unanswered prayers 3. wrinkles, the agent of old age! Then I discovered that forgiveness is the opposite of these, So I vowed never to harbor grudges against any one.
-Gabriel Okpe

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

"Not to forgive is to be imprisoned by the past, by old grievances that do not permit life to proceed with new business. Not to forgive is to yield oneself to another's control... to be locked into a sequence of act and response, of outrage and revenge, tit for tat, escalating always. The present is endlessly overwhelmed and devoured by the past. Forgiveness frees the forgiver. It extracts the forgiver from someone else's nightmare."
-Lance Morrow

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

We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies.
-Voltaire

Forgiveness demands not Justice and Justice demands not Forgiveness.
-Unknown

It takes one person to forgive, it takes two people to be reunited.
-Louis B. Smedes

When we forgive evil we do not excuse it, we do not tolerate it, we do not smother it. We look the evil full in the face, call it what it is, let its horror shock and stun and enrage us, and only then do we forgive it.
-Louis B. Smedes

Keep a fair-sized cemetery in your back yard, in which to bury the faults of your friends.
-Henry Ward Beecher

If you want to truly understand something, try to change it.
-Kurt Lewin

Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different.
-Katherine Mansfield

Most of us can forgive and forget; we just don't want the other person to forget that we forgave.
-Ivern Ball

Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand.
- Emily Kimbrough

The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstacy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.
-Elbert Hubbard


 

 



 

 

 

 

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