Forgiveness Quotes

Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge.

Sir Henry Bulwer

I have observed that religious practice is not a precondition either of ethical conduct or of happiness itself. I have also suggested that, whether a person practices religion or not, the spiritual qualities of love and compassion, patience, tolerance, forgiveness, humility and so on are indispensable

Dalai Lama

God may forgive sins, he said, but awkwardness has no forgiveness in heaven or earth

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Forgiveness means letting go of the past.

Gerald Jampolsky

Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.

Cherie Carter-Scott

Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.

William Arthur Ward

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

Mahatma Gandhi

It's easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission.

Grace Hopper

Forgiveness means giving up all hope for a better past.

Lily Tomlin

All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.

Dalai Lama

Anger ventilated often hurries toward forgiveness; and concealed often hardens into revenge.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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

Jean Richter

Forgiveness and letting go are steps on our road back to happiness.

Tina Dayton

I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.

Adlai Stevenson

Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hate. It is a power that breaks the chains of bitterness and the shackles of selfishness.

William Arthur Ward
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