Forgiveness Quotes

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

Jean Richter

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

Grace Hopper

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

Mahatma Gandhi

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

William Arthur Ward

Only He who has the power to punish can pardon.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.

William Blake

Nobody forgets where he buried the hatchet.

Frank McKinney

Without forgiveness life is governed by... an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.

Roberto Assagioli

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

Cherie Carter-Scott

Forgiveness means letting go of the past.

Gerald Jampolsky

To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness.

Robert Muller

There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.

Josh Billings

Forgiveness is me giving up my right to hurt you for hurting me.

Unknown

I think there comes a point where you have to grow up and get over yourself, lighten up...and forgive.

Jennifer Joanna Aniston

Forgiveness is the best charity. (It is easy to give the poor money and goods when one has plenty, but to forgive is hard; but it is the best thing if one can do it.)

Meher Baba

Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior; for it is a prince\'s part to pardon.

Francis Bacon

One must learn to forgive and not to hold a hostile, bitter attitude of mind, which offends those about us and prevents us from enjoying ourselves; one must recognize human shortcomings and adjust himself to them rather than to be constantly finding fault with them.

Napolon Bonaparte

There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.

Bryant McGill

Whether men soar to outer space or dive to the bottom of the deepest ocean they will find themselves as they are, unchanged, because they will not have forgotten themselves nor remembered to exercise the charity of forgiveness.

Meher Baba

Jesus' call to bear the cross places all who follow him in the community of the forgiveness of sins. Forgiving sins is the Christ-suffering required of his disciples. It is required of all Christians.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Devil on my shoulder, the lord is my witness. So on my Libra scare, Im weighing sins and forgiveness.

Lil Wayne

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

Jorge Luis Borges

It is wrong for others to be asking for forgiveness on behalf of those who had committed the crime because it is not right.

Mahendra Chaudhry

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 Hammarskjld

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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