60 Forgiveness Quotes

Forgiveness means an action or process of forgiving; for example to stop feeling angry or to stop blaming others. Be encouraged by these forgiveness quotes and sayings. Find messages in these quotes about the power of forgiveness.

  1. "We are not perfect, forgive others as you would want to be forgiven." Catherine Pulsifer
    Tolerance   |  

  2. "Don't ever underestimate the power of forgiveness. I've seen it free people. I've seen it lift burdens that had weighed them down and kept them from moving on. Buffy Andrews, A Grandmother's Legacy
    Inspirational Quotes   |

  3. "If you do not practice empathy and forgiveness for your actions, it will be impossible to practice empathy with others." Laura Raskin, Marriage: How To Rescue Your Marriage
    Inspirational Sayings  |

  4. Forgiveness can make a marriage whole again. Elijah Davidson
  5. "When a partner does make a mistake, it isn't acceptable for the other partner to dwell on it and constantly remind the spouse of the mistake. Forgiveness can make a marriage whole again." Elijah Davidson, Marriage: Husband and Wife
    Mistake   |  

  6. "We should never be surprised when God keeps His word to forgive those who confess their sins." R. C. Sproul, Does Prayer Change Things?
    Trust God   |  

  7. "The hardest thing in life is to forgive. But hate is self-destructive. If you hate somebody you're not hurting the person you hate, you're hurting yourself. Forgiveness is healing." Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In
    Quotes about Life   |  

  8. "One always begins to forgive a place as soon as it's left behind." Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit
    Famous Quotes   |  

  9. "There are always people who can't forgive an able man for differing from them." George Eliot
    Diversity   |  

  10. "No matter what you've done, there is no sin beyond the reach of God's grace once you have accepted Christ's offer of forgiveness." Randy Alcorn, Grace: A Bigger View of God's Love
    Gods Grace Quotes   |  

  11. "Because of God's grace, His unmerited favor toward us, He freely forgives the blackest and vilest of sinners who comes to Him through Christ." L. R. Shelton Jr., God's Grace
    Words of Faith  |

  12. "Your past may be painful, yet you must forgive, move on, and thank God for it. Your past has become a learning experience for you to become a better person and father." Martin Henderson, Fatherhood: A Message to Men
    Father   |  

  13. Though I was unaware of it at the time, that simple act of forgiveness was the beginning of an entirely new level of experiencing life for me. Wayne Dyer, You'll See It When You Believe It
    New Beginning   |  

  14. God offers us the very best, His perfect plan for our life which includes His Son, love, forgiveness, and peace. Michele Ellison
  15. "God offers us the very best, His perfect plan for our life which includes His Son, love, forgiveness, and peace." Michele Ellison, Jesus Peace
    Peace   |

  16. One of the most famous quotes of forgiveness is found in the Bible (KJV) in Luke 23:34, which reads, 'Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do.' Eric Watterson, I Forgive You
    Encouraging Bible Verses  |

  17. "I have forgiven myself because God has assured me that I am forgiven. I'm at peace with the thoughts in my head so I don't over-analyze and beat myself up anymore." Audrey Meisner, Like Yourself, Love Your Life
    Inspirational Thoughts   |

  18. "When we finally repent of our sin and forgive those who have hurt us - as God calls us to do over and over again in his Word - then the light of God shines like a bright, healing beam in our hearts and clears the vision of God before us." Matt Brown, Awakening
    Vision   |  

  19. "Merry Christmas ... is a time to ask God for forgiveness. Go to God in forgiveness and ask God to forgive you. God loves and forgives. God will forgive you." M. Lawrence, Commit to God on Christmas Day
    Christmas   |  

  20. "Resolve today to examine your life. Bring any sin before the throne of grace and experience his mercy and forgiveness today." William Hemsworth, Just A Closer Walk
    Experience   |  

  21. "If we have gone astray, we must turn to God in heart-felt prayer and we must ask for forgiveness." Michael Caputo, What You Need to Know About Sin
    Hope   |  

  22. "When someone has wronged you, you need to find forgiveness for them and pray for them." Grant Dean, Practical Step to an Awesome Life through changing your words
    Prayer   |  

  23. Don't get angry quickly - be kind, be forgiving, be patient. Patricia Meyers
  24. "Don't get angry quickly - be kind, be forgiving, be patient." Patricia Meyers, 70 Extraordinary Object Lessons for Home School and Sunday School
    Patience   |  

  25. Forgiveness should start now. Putting off forgiving only deepens the wound. Clinging to bitterness postpones happiness. Life is short, time is fleeting. Today is the day to forgive. Wilfred Peterson
    Happiness   |  

  26. God's forgiveness and grace is bigger than anything wrong you've ever done or will do.
    Rick Warren Encouraging   |  

  27. "If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember." Kahlil Gibran
    Memory   |  

  28. "Leading your family will start with repentance. I can't tell you how many times I've laid on my face in the living room while the family was asleep and asked the Lord to forgive me." Jerrad Lopes, Step Up
    Children   |  

  29. "In baptism, we are brought into the family of God with the promise that He will always forgive us our sins if we ask Him to." Joshua Nickel, The Reign of Grace and the End of Sin in Your Life
    Family   |  

  30. "He can salve the bitterness, slake the fear, give you a heart of compassion and forgiveness. But you have to choose. Actively choose. Running from God will only lead to a lifetime of bad choices and deep regret." Mary DeMuth, Live Uncaged
    Compassion   |

  31. "To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you." C. S. Lewis
    Christian Poems   |

  32. "If you have fallen by the wayside, know that God has a forgiving heart. His arms are always open to a repentant heart." Carol Nkambule, Dear Girl Child
    Words of Encouragement  |  

  33. God has forgiven you many times for little and big things. You need to do the same and forgive others. Lisa Rusczyk Ed.D.
  34. "God has forgiven you many times for little and big things. You need to do the same and forgive others." Lisa Rusczyk Ed.D., 50 Things to Know About Prayer
    Time   |  

  35. Living out God's truth will require a great deal of courage and humility. But if we will follow Jesus in learning to extend grace, if we will cultivate a forgiving spirit, we will find a greater sense of peace and freedom than we have ever known before. Douglas Connelly, Forgiveness: Making Peace with the Past
    Courage   |  

  36. Miracles are natural signs of forgiveness. Through miracles you accept God's forgiveness by extending it to others. Dr. Helen Schucman, A Course in Miracles
    Miracle   |  

  37. "In the Bible, Jesus taught that if we don't forgive the people who hurt us in this life, there's a pretty good chance God won't forgive us in the next." Brian Jones, Forgiveness
    Future   |  

  38. "The forgiveness of sins extended to Christians by God is a wonderful blessing but it does not give one a license to sin." John Buttrick, Fighting Temptation
    Quotes about God  |  

  39. "Forgiveness is a powerful thing. It doesn't change what has happened; it changes what is to come." Janeen Latini, Love to Lead. Lead to Love
    Quotes about Change   |  

  40. "It is never too late to forgive ourselves for our past shortcomings and restore that feeling of excitement to our lives by living them with an attitude of positive expectancy! Then was then - and now is now." Don McArt, The Mental Makeover
    Positive  |  

  41. "Love yourself just as you want other people to love you . . . . . Forgive yourself for past mistakes and allow yourself to experience new opportunities." Ryan Cooper, Insecurity
    Love   |  

  42. Laugh when you can, apologise when you should, and trust God with what you cannot change. Nicky Gumbel
    "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
    Trust Quotes   |  

  43. The mere existence of the word forgiveness in our vocabulary and in our dictionary argues for a transcendent capacity for moral reasoning and intelligent judgment far above the rest of the natural living world. Barton Jahn, Commonsense Christian Apologetics
    Common Sense   |  

  44. "You cannot change the actions which led you to your situation now, but you can control your actions and thoughts as you move forward. It's important to forgive, and let go." C Felder, FIRED! So What?
    Action  |  

  45. "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
    Hurt   |  

  46. "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
    Blessed   |  

  47. "Forgive, huge command the Lord has given us. Drops of unforgiveness will cloud our relationship with the Father." Donna Schmier, Unshakable Faith
    Poems of Faith   |  

  48. "Self-forgiveness is an act of reclaiming your freedom from the past." Sandi Amorim, The 100 Day Promise
    Forgive Yourself   |

  49. Forgiveness takes willingness, even a determination, a decision if you will. Lori Hill
  50. "Forgiveness takes willingness, even a determination, a decision if you will." Lori Hill, 5 Gifts to Give Yourself
    Determination   |  

  51. Unforgiveness is like having weeds in the garden of our soul. Weeds grow and reproduce until an entire garden is destroyed. If you want a garden of love, joy, and peace in your heart, you must get rid of all the weeds. Patricia Partney Dascher, Wings of Inspiration
    Joy   |  

  52. "Every one says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have something to forgive." C. S. Lewis
    Prayer Poems   |  

  53. "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
    Health   |  

  54. "Once you realize we're all equally capable of doing wonderful or horrible things to those we love, it's easier to plant that seed of forgiveness and allow it to start growing." Linda Barbosa, How Can I Smile at a Time Like This?
    Growth   |  

  55. "Every prayer is important to God, but evening prayers more so because it is the time when we ask forgiveness for the sins we did today, it is the time when we thank Him for the abundant blessings He has given for the day, and it is also the perfect time to ask for God's protection for the night." Oliver Powell, Prayer
    Thanksgiving   |  

  56. "God's way of showing mercy led him to give his own Son, Jesus Christ, to die to pay the price of forgiveness for all who will forsake their own way and turn to him in personal faith." Brian Johnston, Windows to Faith
    Faith   |  

  57. Kindness and compassion lead to forgiveness.  Tina Samples; Dave Samples
  58. "Kindness and compassion lead to forgiveness." Tina Samples; Dave Samples, Messed Up Men of the Bible
    Kindness   |  

  59. "Like a loving spouse who occasionally doesn't feel so loving, we ask for forgiveness and come back into relationship." Laurie Penner, When Does It Get Easier?
    Relationship   |  

  60. "I encourage you in your marriage to make the first step in forgiveness or reconciliation and then trust God for the results." Brandon Harrison, I Trust You Lord
    Marriage   |  

  61. "Chances are someone has hurt you really bad and the only way you will be free from the anger is to forgive them." James Robor, Keys To Massive Breakthrough
    Anger   |  

  62. "Asking God for forgiveness and trying to live a holy life is not about falling into sin occasionally until you get to the point where you have received sufficient grace to live above sin. The important thing is to know when you fall and not staying down where you fall." Bobbie Parsons Jr, Prayers
    Prayer   |  

  63. "Some people will never forgive you for something you never did." Jelani Daniel, King of Quotes
    Attitude   |  

  64. "The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is an attribute of the strong." Gandhi
    Quotes about being Strong   |  

  65. To be wronged is nothing, unless you continue to remember it. Confucius
    Wise   |  

  66. Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. Mark Twain
    Funny   |  

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