Forgiveness Quotes
Quotes About Forgiving

There are currently (48) Forgiveness Quotes and quotes about forgiving your self and others on 3 pages.

“Forgive or relive!”

"Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness
forces you to grow beyond what you were."
~Cherie Carter-Scott~

"The weak can never forgive.
Forgiveness is the attitude of the strong."
~Mahatma Gandhi~

"Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life."
~George MacDonald~

"The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect,
he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes
an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise."
~Alden Nowlan~ Forgiveness quotes

"The hatred you're carrying is a live coal in your heart;
far more damaging to yourself than to them."
~Lawana Blackwell, American author~

"Little, vicious minds abound with anger and revenge, and are
incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies."
~Earl of Chesterfield~

"The noblest revenge is to forgive."
~Thomas Fuller, English author~

"Forgiveness is taking seriously the awfulness of what has
happened when you are treated unfairly. Forgiveness is not
pretending that things are other than the way they are."
~Desmond Tutu~ Quotes about forgiving

"The offender never pardons."
~George Herbert~

"He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass."
~George Herbert~ Forgiveness quotes

"Not to forgive is to be imprisoned by the past, by old grievances that do not permit life to proceed with new business. Not to forgive is to yield oneself to another's control... to be locked into a sequence of act and response, of outrage and revenge, tit for tat, escalating always. The present is endlessly overwhelmed and devoured by the past. Forgiveness frees the forgiver. It extracts the forgiver from someone else's nightmare."
~Lance Morrow~

“When a deep injury is done us, we never recover until we forgive.”
~Alan Paton~

"Only after we can learn to forgive ourselves
can we accept others as they are
because we don't feel threatened
by anything about them which is better than us."
~Stephen Covey~ Quotes about forgiving

"Forgiveness is the release of all hope for a better past."
~Alexa Young~

"Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life."
~Joan Lunden~ Forgiveness quotes

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