Please find below a curated list of 845 of The Best Forgiveness Quotes by notable women and men. Please consider sharing with others any of the Forgiveness Quotes that resonate.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.
Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.
Before you judge someone else, stop and think about all that God has forgiven you for.
Life is an adventure in forgiveness.
Humbleness, forgiveness, clarity and love are the dynamics of freedom. They are the foundations of authentic power.
Live truly and forgive quickly.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.
We can always choose to perceive things differently. You can focus on what’s wrong in your life, or you can focus on what’s right.
Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.
Be an example. Show kindness to unkind people. Forgive people who don’t deserve it. Love unconditionally. Your actions reflect who you are.
Forgiving is not forgetting. Forgiving is remembering without pain.
A huge part of real love is constant forgiveness.
Everyone says that forgiveness is a lovely idea until he has something to forgive.
Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it forgoes revenge, and dares forgive an injury.
Forgiveness is a stunning principle, your ticket out of hate and fear and chaos.
We must not only speak about forgiveness and reconciliation, we must act on these principles.
Remember, when you forgive, you heal. And when you let go, you grow.
Love thy neighbor as thyself: Do not do to others what thou wouldst not wish be done to thyself: Forgive injuries. Forgive thy enemy, be reconciled to him, give him assistance, invoke God in his behalf.
I think it’s important to remember that Christianity was based in love and tolerance and forgiveness and acceptance.
To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is Godlike.
The forgiveness of God is one thing, but the proof that we want that forgiveness is the energy we expend to make amends for the wrong.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Forgiving is not about forgetting, it’s letting go of the hurt.
Forgiveness is mandatory; reconciliation is optional.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
Being nice doesn’t make you stupid. It makes you feel good because you know you are gracious enough to forgive and smart enough to realize how distasteful some people can be.
Forgiveness works two ways, in most instances. People have to forgive themselves too. The powerful have to forgive themselves for their behavior. That should be a sacred process.
Forgiveness is not a one-time-only event. It is a process.
Everyone says that forgiveness is a lovely idea until he has something to forgive yet tasted one of the most sublime enjoyments of life.
To be kind, honest and have positive thoughts; to forgive those who harm us and treat everyone as a friend; to help those who are suffering and never to consider ourselves superior to anyone else: even if this advice seems rather simplistic, make the effort of seeing whether by following it you can find greater happiness.
There is only one thing harder in this world than forgiving. It’s to ask forgiveness armed only with, ‘I’m sorry’.