Forgiveness Quotes

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


Only He who has the power to punish can pardon.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

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

It\'s one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody.

Maya Angelou

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

Now, justification in this life is given to us according to these three things: first by the laver of regeneration by which all sins are forgiven; then, by a struggle with the faults from whose guilt we have been absolved; the third, when our prayer is heard, in which we say: Forgive us our debts, because however bravely we fight against our faults, we are men; but the grace of God so aids as we fight in this corruptible body that there is reason for His hearing us as we ask forgiveness.

St. Augustine of Hippo

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

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

Lil Wayne

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

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 : May 29, 2014
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