Forgiveness Quotes

I would say the hierarchy has made terrible errors in judgment and it has to seek forgiveness by its members.

William P. Leahy

I don't speak of revenge or forgiveness; forgetting is the only revenge and the only forgiveness.

Jorge Luis Borges

Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it

Mark Twain

As a human being, Bin Laden may have deserved compassion and even forgiveness, the Dalai Lama said in answer to a question about the assassination of the Al Qaeda leader. But, he said, "Forgiveness doesn't mean forget what happened. If something is serious and it is necessary to take counter-measures, you have to take counter-measures.

Mitchell Landsberg

There is no justification without sanctification, no forgiveness without renewal of life, no real faith from which the fruits of new obedience do not grow.

Martin Luther

Christianity, with its doctrine of humility, of forgiveness, of love, is incompatible with the state, with its haughtiness, its violence, its punishment, its wars.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.

Marianne Williamson

Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.

Gerald Jampolsky

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

Sara Paddison

The chemist who can extract from his heart's elements compassion, respect, longing, patience, regret, surprise, and forgiveness and compound them into one can create that atom which is called love

Khalil Gibran

Forgiveness is the oil of relationships

Josh McDowell

What [Nietzsche] calls slave morality is to him purely spite-morality; and this spite-morality gave new names to all ideals. Thus impotence, which offers no reprisal, became goodness; craven baseness became humility; submission to him who was feared became obedience; inability to assert ones self became reluctance to assert ones self, became forgiveness, love of ones enemies. Misery became a distinction

Georg Morris Cohen Brandes

The dying Jesus is the evidence of God's anger toward sin; but the living Jesus is the proof of God's love and forgiveness.

Lorenz Eifert

Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another

Jean Paul Richter

Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge.

Scott Adams
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