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Forgiveness Quotes and Sayings

What Is Forgiveness?
It is the ability to let go of resentment and anger, and of unpleasant memories and emotions concerning people and past events.

Forgiveness means letting light and happiness fill your life, instead of hurt feelings, resentment and anger. It requires that you rise above your ego and petty considerations, and show mercy, compassion and lack of vindication.


Inspirational Quotes and Saying about Forgiveness

If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness, and fears.
Lenn Clark

Forgiveness is freeing up and putting to better use the energy once consumed by holding grudges, harboring resentments, and nursing unhealed wounds.
Sidney and Suzanne Simon

If we practice an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth, soon the whole world will be blind and toothless.
Mahatma Gandhi

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Always forgive your enemies--nothing annoys them so much.
Oscar Wilde

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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dwelling on past hurts and repeating them in your mind is a bad investment that causes you continued suffering.
Remez Sasson

To understand is to forgive, even oneself.
Alexander Chase

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

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

Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.
Les Brown

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

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.
Paul Boese

When a deep injury is done to us, we never heal until we forgive.
Nelson Mandela

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.
Katherine Ponder

To forgive, is like opening a window in a darkened room and letting the light and the warmth of the sun come in.
Remez Sasson

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

Being forgiven is like having all the worst bits of yourself stuffed into a balloon and then having that balloon set free.
Shannon Wiersbitzky

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.
Louis B. Smedes

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