Forgiveness Quotes

Forgiveness is the answer to the child's dream of a miracle by which what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is made clean again.
– Dag Hammarskjold
Reversing your treatment of the man you have wronged is better than asking his forgiveness.
– Elbert Hubbard
I do not bring forgiveness with me, nor forgetfulness. The only ones who can forgive are dead; the living have no right to forget.
– Chaim Herzog
It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.
– Grace Murray Hopper
In the evening of life we shall be judged on love, and not one of us is going to come off very well, and were it not for my absolute faith in the loving forgiveness of my Lord I could not call on him to come.
– Madeleine L'Engle
Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.
– George MacDonald
If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness.
– Nelson Mandela
The ability to forgive is one of man's greatest achievements.
– Bryant H. McGill
Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on.
– Alice Duer Miller
Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.
– Hannah More
It's far easier to forgive an enemy after you've got even with him.
– Olin Miller
Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another.
– Jean Paul Richter
We win by tenderness. We conquer by forgiveness.
– Frederick William Robertson
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
– Oscar Wilde
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
– Marianne Williamson
Sometimes I see myself fine, sometimes I need a witness. And I like the whole truth, but there are nights I only need forgiveness.
– Dar Williams
Forgiveness is the answer to the child's dream of a miracle by which what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is made clean again.
– Dag Hammarskjöld
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
– John F. Kennedy
Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge.
– Scott Adams