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Forgiveness Quotes

How does one know if she has forgiven? You tend to feel sorrow over the circumstance instead of rage, you tend to feel sorry for the person rather than angry with him. You tend to have nothing left to say about it all.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Life is an adventure in forgiveness.

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

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

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

One forgives to the degree that one loves.

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

The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.

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

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

The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.