Forgiveness Quotes

Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.

β€” Desmond Tutu

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

β€” Bryant H. McGill

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

β€” Mark Twain

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

β€” Lewis B. Smedes

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

– Mahatma Gandhi

Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much.

β€” Oscar Wilde

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.

β€” Dalai Lama

Forgive, forget. Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours.

β€” Phillips Brooks

The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naΓ―ve forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.

β€” Thomas Szasz

I think the first step is to understand that forgiveness does not exonerate the perpetrator. Forgiveness liberates the victim. It’s a gift you give yourself.

β€” T. D. Jakes

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

β€” William Arthur Ward

You can’t forgive without loving. And I don’t mean sentimentality. I don’t mean mush. I mean having enough courage to stand up and say, β€˜I forgive. I’m finished with it.’

β€” Maya Angelou

It’s not an easy journey, to get to a place where you forgive people. But it is such a powerful place, because it frees you.

β€” Tyler Perry

Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another.

β€” Emma Goldman

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

β€” Roberto Assagioli

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