Best Forgiveness Quotes
Quotes About Forgiving

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More of the best Forgiveness Quotes & quotes about forgiving yourself and others.

"By taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy;
By forgiving, he is superior."
~Francis Bacon, English philosopher~

"Forgive all who have offended you, not for them, but for yourself."
~Harriet Nelson~ Quotes about forgiving

"The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms
an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods."
~Elbert Hubbard~

"Holding on to anger is like holding on to a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned."
~Buddha~ Forgiveness quotes

"There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness."
~Josh Billings, American humorist~

"When you hold resentment toward another, you are
bound to that person or condition by an emotional link
that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only
way to dissolve that link and get free."
~Catherine Ponder~

"We all have someone or something to forgive... and when we learn how, we become free to increase success in every area of our life."
~Azim Khamisa~

"To forgive is to set a prisoner free
and discover that the prisoner was you."
~Lewis B. Smedes~

"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."
~Lewis B. Smedes~

"Forgiveness is God's invention for coming to terms with a
world in which, despite their best intentions, people are
unfair to each other and hurt each other deeply. He began by
forgiving us. And he invites us all to forgive each other."
~Lewis B. Smedes~ Forgiveness quotes

"When we forgive evil we do not excuse it, we do not tolerate it, we do not smother it. We look the evil full in the face, call it what it is, let its horror shock and stun and enrage us, and only then do we forgive it."
~Lewis B. Smedes~

"You can forgive someone almost anything. But you cannot tolerate everything...We don't have to tolerate what people do just because we forgive them for doing it. Forgiving heals us personally. To tolerate everything only hurts us all in the long run."
~Lewis B. Smedes~

"You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall
those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well.”
~Lewis B. Smedes~ Quotes about forgiving

"When you forgive, you in no way change the past -
but you sure do change the future."
~Bernard Meltzer~

“There is no love without forgiveness,
and there is no forgiveness without love.”
~Bryant H. McGill~

"The secret of forgiving everything is to understand nothing.”
~George Bernard Shaw~ Forgiveness quotes

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