Forgiveness Quotes

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

To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness.
- Robert Muller

Forgive, and you will be forgiven.
- Luke 6:37

Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience, bearing with one another and forgiving one another, if one has a grievance against another; as the Lord has forgiven you, so must you also do.
- Colossians 3:13

As far as the east is from the west, so far have our sins been removed from us.
- Psalms 103:12

Peter replied, "Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of our sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit."
- Acts 2:38

Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
- Hannah Arendt

Forgiveness is the final form of love.
- Reinhold Niebuhr

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

Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.
- Indira Gandhi

It's one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody.
-Maya Angelou

All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
- Dalai Lama

To err is human; to forgive, divine.
- Alexander Pope

I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge.
- Gerald Jampolsky

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

It's toughest to forgive ourselves. So it's probably best to start with other people. It's almost like peeling an onion. Layer by layer, forgiving others, you really do get to the point where you can forgive yourself.
- Patty Duke

Forgiveness is God's command.
- Martin Luther

The remedy for life's broken pieces is not classes, workshops or books. Don't try to heal the broken pieces. Just forgive.
- Iyanla Vanzant

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

Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
- Hannah Arendt

Forgiveness is a funny thing.  It warms the heart and cools the sting.
- William A. Ward

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies. 
-Martin Luther King Jr. 

Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness. 
-H. Jackson Brown, Jr. 

It's not an easy journey, to get to a place where you forgive people. But it is such a powerful place, because it frees you. 
-Tyler Perry

Anger begets more anger, and forgiveness and love lead to more forgiveness and love. 

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