Forgiveness Quotes

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.

Paul Boese

Forgive all who have offended you, not for them, but for yourself.

Harriet Nelson

To err is human, to forgive, divine.

Alexander Pope

The motto should not be: Forgive one another; rather, understand one another.

Emma Goldman

He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.

Lord Herbert

Forgiveness is not an occasional act: it is an attitude.

Martin Luther King Jr

Forgiveness is not an emotion, it's a decision.

Randall Worley

Our friends are those who know their own faults well enough to forgive us ours.

Moulton Farnham

There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.

Josh Billings

Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge.

Isaac Friedmann

How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself.

Publilius Syrus

Without forgiveness, thereís no future.

Desmond Tutu

Life is an adventure in forgiveness.

Norman Cousins

Tis the most tender part of love, each other to forgive.

John Sheffield

Forgiveness is almost a selfish act because of its immense benefits to the one who forgives.

Lawana Blackwell

They who forgive most shall be most forgiven.

Philip Bailey

We may not know how to forgive, and we may not want to forgive; but the very fact we say we are willing to forgive begins the healing practice.

Louise Hay

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.

Oscar Wilde

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.

Martin Luther King Jr

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

William Arthur Ward

Forgiveness is of high value, yet it costs nothing.


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

Mark Twain

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

William Blake

Forgiveness is better than bitterness because not only does it taste sweeter, but it doesn't make you sick to your stomach!

Guy Finley

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : May 29, 2014
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