Forgiveness Quotes

Forgiveness is one of the greatest things to aspire to in life.  Although someone or somethingHands held out for forgiveness may have hurt you tremendously, letting go of the wrongdoing will help you heal.  It is easier said than done of course, but you have so much to gain by forgiving the person who wronged you.  Anger is a poison and by letting it go, you are opening yourself up to so much good. These forgiveness quotes will help in the healing process, and hopefully give you some wisdom to be able to forgive and let go.

“Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.”
~Marlene Dietrich


“One forgives to the degree that one loves.”
~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“To err is human; to forgive, divine.”
~ Alexander Pope

“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

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

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

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


“Resentment is like a glass of poison that a man drinks; then he sits down and waits for his enemy to die.”
~ Nelson Mandela

“Know all and you will pardon all.”
~ Thomas A’Kempis

“The man who forgives is far stronger than the man who fights.”
~Nathan Croall

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

“Whoever is forgiven much, loves much.”
~ Luke 7:47, The Bible

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

“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover the prisoner was you.”
~ Unknown

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

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

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

“Forgiving is love’s toughest work, and love’s biggest risk.  If you twist it into something it was never meant to be, it can make you a doormat or an insufferable manipulator.  Forgiving seems almost unnatural.  Our sense of fairness tells us people should pay for the wrong they do.  But forgiving is love’s power to break nature’s rule.”
~Lewis B. Smedes

 

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