Forgiveness Quotes

Who could tell what forms, what visions, what faces, what forgiveness he could see in the glow of the west!
Joseph Conrad, Lord Jim
Charles haddon spurgeon - we are certain that there is forgiveness, because...

William blake - mutual forgiveness of each vice. such are the...
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Peter Ustinov
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.
Francis Maitland Balfou
Christmas gift suggestions To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.
Oren Arnold

We are all instantly forgiven but in order to benefit from this forgiveness, we must in turn forgive others and ourselves.
Unknown
It is always easier to ask forgiveness than permission.
US Marine Prove
It really doesnt matter if the person who hurt you deserves to be forgiven. Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself. You have things to do and you want to move on.
Real Live Preache
I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr., retort to a heckler asking him to state his beliefs, Time, November 1, 1963
As I rejected amnesty, so I reject revenge. I ask all Americans who ever asked for goodness and mercy in their lives, who ever sought forgiveness for their trespasses, to join in rehabilitating all the casualties of the tragic conflict of the past. On Americans who avoided conscription during the Vietnam War, to Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Gerald R. Ford
If our greatest need had been information, God would have sent an educator. If our greatest need had been technology, God would have sent us a scientist. If our greatest need had been money, God would have sent us an economist. But since our greatest need was forgiveness, God sent us a Savior.
Max Lucado
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
William Blake
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.
W. H. Auden
Mark twain - forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet...
Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge.
Isaac Friedmann
Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
Hannah Arendt
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
Josh Billings
There is no justification without sanctification, no forgiveness without renewal of life, no real faith from which the fruits of new obedience do not grow.
Martin Luthe
Forgiveness is the key to happiness.
A Course In Miracles
What power has love but forgiveness In other words by its intervention what has been done can be undone. What good is it otherwise.
William Carlos Williams
Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge.
Scott Adams
Forgiveness means letting go of the past.
Gerald Jampolsky
Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.
Joan Lunden, in Healthy Living Magazine
Forgiveness breaks the chain of causality because he who forgives you - - Out of love - - Takes upon himself the consequences of what you have done. Forgiveness, therefore, always entails a sacrifice.
Dag Hammarskjld
Forgiveness does not always lead to a healed relationship. Some people are not capable of love, and it might be wise to let them go along with your anger. Wish them well, and let them go their way.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, July 7, 2003
It is always the case that when the Christian looks back, he is looking at the forgiveness of sins.
Karl Barth
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Mahatma Gandhi
The path of repentance, though hard at times, lifts one ever upwards and leads to a perfect forgiveness.
Howard W. Hunter, Speech given in October 1994
Forgiveness is not an occasional act it is an attitude.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Forgiveness is almost a selfish act because of its immense benefits to the one who forgives.
Lawana Blackwell, The Dowry of Miss Lydia Clark, 1999
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.
W. H. Auden
Forgiveness is letting go of the hope that the past can be changed.
Oprah Winfrey
Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.
Cherie Carter - Scott, "If Love Is a Game, These Are the Rules".
Life is an adventure in forgiveness.
Norman Cousins
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness to an opponent, tolerance to a friend, your heart to your child, a good example to a father, deference to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you to yourself, respect to all men, charity.
Francis Maitland Balfou
Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
Mark Twain