Forgiveness Quotes





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Do you need to practice forgiveness? Here are some forgiveness quotes that stress the importance of forgiveness and it's correlation to your own health. Enjoy!


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

--Louis B. Smedes


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

-- Mahatma Gandhi


Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.

-- Louis B. Smedes


A mature Christian has capacity to absorb the offenses and weaknesses of others, not just demand they perform up to the code of ideals.

--Stephen Crosby


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

--H. Jackson Brown


One forgives to the degree that one loves.

--Francois de La Rochefoucauld


Keep a fair-sized cemetery in your back yard, in which to bury the faults of your friends.

--Henry Ward Beecher


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

--Cherie Carter-Scott


He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass.

--George Herbert


Forgiveness Quotes


The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.

--William Blake


Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge, and dares forgive an injury.

--E. H. Chapin


To err is human; to forgive, divine.

-- Alexander Pope


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 made clean again.

--Dag Hammarskjold


Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?

-- Abraham Lincoln


Sincere forgiveness isn't colored with expectations that the other person apologize or change. Don't worry whether or not they finally understand you. Love them and release them. Life feeds back truth to people in its own way and time—just like it does for you and me.

--Sara Paddison


I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note - torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one.

--Henry Ward Beecher


Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err.

--Euripides Forgiveness Quotes 2





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