Forgiveness Sayings and Quotes

"We are not all perfect, forgive others as you would want to be forgiven."

"Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom." Hannah Arendt

"Life is so short. Grudges are a waste of time. Laugh when you can, apologise when you should, and trust God with what you cannot change." Nicky Gumbel

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

"Forgiving other people who have wronged us or hurt us or embarrassed us is not easy. In fact, sometimes it seems impossible. But that is what God did for us and what He asks us to do for others." Korie Robertson, Faith Commander

"Don't repay evil for evil. Don't retaliate with insults when people insult you. Instead, pay them back with a blessing. That is what God has called you to do, and he will bless you for it." 1 Peter 3:9 NLT

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

"Life is an adventure in forgiveness." Norman Cousins

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

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

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

"The motto should not be: Forgive one another; rather, understand one another." Emma Goldman

"He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven." Lord Herbert

"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong." Mahatma Gandhi

"Forgiveness is not an occasional act: it is an attitude." Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

"Forgiveness is almost a selfish act because of its immense benefits to the one who forgives." Lawana Blackwell

"They who forgive most shall be most forgiven." Philip Bailey

"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

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"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 again made clean."

Dag Hammarskjold