35 Inspirational Quotes On Forgiveness

35 Inspirational Quotes On Forgiveness

Forgiveness is defined as a conscious, deliberate decision to release feelings of resentment or vengeance toward a person or group who has harmed you, regardless of whether they actually deserve your forgiveness. May these quotes inspire you to be a forgiving individual.

1. “Forgive others as quickly as you expect God to forgive you.” Anonymous

2. “They caused the first wound, but you are causing the rest; this is what not forgiving does. They got it started, but you keep it going. Forgive and let it go, or it will eat you alive. You think they made you feel this way, but when you won’t forgive, you are the one inflicting the pain on yourself.” Bryant McGill

3. “When you choose to forgive those who have hurt you, you take away their power.” Anonymous

4. “Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.” Paul Boose

5. “There is no peace without forgiveness.” Marianne Williamson

6. “It takes a strong person to say sorry, and an even stronger person to forgive.” Anonymous

7. “Forgiveness is not something we do for other people. It’s something we do for ourselves to move on.” Anonymous

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

9. “Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.” Mark Twain

10. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” Mahatma Gandhi

11. “I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge.” Gerald Jampolsky

12. “When you forgive, you heal. When you let go, you grow.” Anonymous

13. “Forgive because none of us are perfect.” Anonymous

14. “Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could have been any different.” Oprah Winfrey

15. “If we really want to love we must learn how to forgive.” Mother Theresa

16. “Forgiving doesn’t mean forgetting, it means choosing to remember love instead.” Kyle Gray

17. “Forgiving is not forgetting. It’s letting go of the hurt.” Anonymous

18. “Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.” Indira Gandhi

19. “True forgiveness is when you can say Thank You for that experience.” Oprah Winfrey

20. “The first to apologize is the bravest. The first to forgive is the strongest. And the first to forget is the happiest.” Anonymous

21. “There is a nobility is compassion, a beauty in empathy, a grace in forgiveness.” John Connolly

22. “Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.” Martin Luther King Jr.

23. “Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move one.” Anonymous

24. “Without forgiveness, there’s no future.” Desmond Tutu

25. “Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.” Cherie Carter-Scott

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

27. “Forgiveness is a little thing when love is there.” Donna Jo Napoli

28. “To forgive is to set a prisoner free, and realize the prisoner was you.” Anonymous

29. “Forgiveness is the crown of greatness.” Anonymous

30. “Just let it go, then forgive, it’s the better way to live. A grudge is like a cancer, true, it might just be the death of you. Forgive. Forget. Set it free. Let the wind carry it out to sea.” Anonymous

31. “Forgiveness isn’t approving what happened. It’s choosing to rise above it.” Robin Sharma

32. “The act of forgiveness takes place in our own mind. It really has nothing to do with the other person.” Louise Hay

33. “It all begins with forgiveness because to heal the world, we first have to heal ourselves. And to heal the kids, we first have to heal the child within, each and every one of us.” Michael Jackson

34. “Always pray to have eyes that see the best in people, a heart that forgives the worst, a mind that forgets the bad, and a soul that never loses faith in God.” Anonymous

35. “Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself.” Tony Robbins

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