Forgiveness Quotes and Sayings
Without forgiveness there can be no future for a relationship between individuals or within and between nations.
Forgiving is not forgetting; its actually remembering–remembering and not using your right to hit back. Its a second chance for a new beginning. And the remembering part is particularly important. Especially if you dont want to repeat what happened.
– Desmond Tutu
Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.
– Martin Luther King Jr.
We often forgive those who bore us, but we do not forgive those we bore.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Stop holding grudges. Don’t live your life with hate in your heart. You will end up hurting yourself more than the people you hate. Forgiveness is not saying, “What you did to me is okay”. It is saying, “I’m not going to let what you did to me ruin my happiness forever”. Forgiveness is the answer, let go, find peace, liberate yourself! And remember, forgiveness is not just for other people, its for you too. If you must, forgive yourself, move on and try to do better next time.
A person can apologize and we can forgive them, but sometimes we just can’t forget the pain that they put us through.
Rejection doesn’t hurt, expectation does. Lying doesn’t kill, denial does. Forgetting doesn’t heal, forgiveness does.
You forgive people simply because you still want them in your life.
Forgiveness doesn’t mean you excuse the crime. It just means you’re no longer willing to be the victim.
The first to apologize is the bravest The fist to forgive is the strongest. And the first to forget is the happiest….True story