Forgiveness Quotes - Famous Top 100

Forgiveness Quotes

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Forgiveness Quotes
A soft refusal is not always taken, but a rude one is immediately believed.

Alexander Chase

Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.

Oscar Wilde

For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.

Adlai E. Stevenson

Forgive many things in others; nothing in yourself.

Ausonius

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

John F. Kennedy

Forgiveness is a funny thing, it warms the hearts and cools the sting.

Peter Allen

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

William Arthur Ward

Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself.

Suzanne Somers

Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.

Indira Gandhi

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

Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.

Hannah More

Forgiveness is the final form of love.

Reinhold Niebuhr

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

Mark Twain

Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.

George MacDonald

Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.

Hannah Arendt

Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again.

Saint Augustine

Forgiveness means letting go of the past.

Gerald Jampolsky

God will forgive me. It's his job.

Heinrich Heine

He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.

Thomas Fuller

Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another.

Jean Paul

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

I do not bring forgiveness with me, nor forgetfulness. The only ones who can forgive are dead; the living have no right to forget.

Chaim Herzog

If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn.

Friedrich Nietzsche

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.

John Dryden

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.

William Blake

It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.

Grace Hopper

It takes one person to forgive, it takes two people to be reunited.

Lewis B. Smedes

It's far easier to forgive an enemy after you've got even with him.

Olin Miller

It's said in Hollywood that you should always forgive your enemies - because you never know when you'll have to work with them.

Lana Turner

Life is an adventure in forgiveness.

Norman Cousins

More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion.

Alexander Chase

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

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.

Marlene Dietrich

One forgives to the degree that one loves.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough.

Garrison Keillor

The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.

William Blake

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

Elbert Hubbard

The most imaginative people are the most credulous, for them everything is possible.

Alexander Chase

The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.

Oscar Wilde

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

Mohandas Gandhi

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

Bryant H. McGill

There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.

Josh Billings

To err is human; to forgive, divine.

Alexander Pope

To understand is to forgive, even oneself.

Alexander Chase

When a machine begins to run without human aid, it is time to scrap it - whether it be a factory or a government.

Alexander Chase

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.

Emo Philips

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

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

Bernard Meltzer

Without forgiveness, there's no future.

Desmond Tutu

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


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