Forgiveness Quotes and Sayings

Carrying a grudge in your heart or in your mind is like carrying a bunch of thorns on your body. You are just choosing to prick yourself with it.
RVM

Submitted by: RVM

Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.
William Arthur Ward

Forgive people from your heart, forget the hurt they have caused you, pray for them but protect yourself from what they can do in the future.

Submitted by: God's son

Nothing can make injustice just but mercy.
– Robert Frost

I’d like to be more forgiving. There are times when I’ve had a hard time forgiving people who have betrayed me.
Amy Tan

Forgive others as God will forgive you too.

Submitted by: Oyetunde, Oreoluwa

Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.

Submitted by: Surabhi

You will achieve more in this world through acts of mercy than you will through acts of retribution.
Nelson Mandela

As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn’t leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I’d still be in prison.
Nelson Mandela

Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Nelson Mandela

Forgiveness teaches a lesson to whom you forgive to be kind and forgive others.

Submitted by: liaqath

The difference between rudeness and kindness is forgiveness.

Submitted by: liaqath

We can only cultivate love through forgiveness.

Submitted by: Maduwa Thabo

It is surely better to pardon too much, than to condemn too much.
George Eliot

A broken friendship that is mended through forgiveness can be even stronger than it once was.
Stephen Richards

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