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
The act of forgiveness takes place in our own mind. It has nothing to do with the other person.
– Lousie Hay
Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never go.
– Robert Brault
Forgiveness is the best form of love. It takes a strong person to say sorry and an even stronger person to forgive.
I’m a very patient person and I give plenty of second chances but I’ve learned my lesson, I have my limits.
Forgive those insult you, attack you, belittle you or take you for granted. But more than this…forgive yourself for allowing them to hurt you.