Forgiveness Quotes

Famous Forgiveness Quotes

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

— Mahatma Gandhi

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

— Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

— Bryant H. McGill

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.

— Honore de Balzac

Prejudice is sinful. All blood flows red. And the most harmful and foolish kind of prejudice is prejudice against yourself. Every woman is your sister, and every woman needs her sisters. So try to give other women the courtesy of your compassion, respect, and forgiveness. Love yourself despite – and because of – your flaws.

— Jewell Parker Rhodes

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

— Maya Angelou

I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge.

— Gerald Jampolsky

Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.

— Marianne Williamson

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

— John F. Kennedy

Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.

— Robert Frost

Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.

— H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.

— Lewis B. Smedes

One forgives to the degree that one loves.

— Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough.

— Garrison Keillor

There would be no need for love if perfection were possible. Love arises from our imperfection, from our being different and always in need of the forgiveness, encouragement and that missing half of ourselves that we are searching for, as the Greek myth tells us, in order to complete ourselves.

— Eugene Kennedy

To err is human; to forgive, divine.

— Alexander Pope

Forgive those who have hurt you.

— Les Brown

Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons.

— Jessica Lange

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

— Mark Twain

Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.

— Les Brown
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