Forgiveness Quotes

Forgive many things in others; nothing in yourself.
– Ausonius
To err is human, to forgive divine.
– Alexander Pope
How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself.
– Publilius Syrus
It really doesn’t 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 Preacher
I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
– Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well.
– Lewis B. Smedes
Without forgiveness life is governed by... an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.
– Roberto Assagioli
Without forgiveness, there's no future.
– Desmond Tutu
When there's that forgiveness present and compassion, it just helps you live so much easier.
– Craig T. Nelson
Well, of course I think people can be forgiven. But our justice system is not set up to dispense forgiveness. You can go to the local priest for that.
– Nancy Grace
We think that forgiveness is weakness, but it's absolutely not it takes a very strong person to forgive.
– T. D. Jakes
We cannot embrace God's forgiveness if we are so busy clinging to past wounds and nursing old grudges.
– T. D. Jakes
To sin offers repentance and forgiveness not to sin offers only punishment.
– Jose Bergamin
To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.
– Lewis B. Smedes
These subsidies from four European governments, which include aircraft launch assistance, capital injections, debt forgiveness, have enabled Airbus to develop and range market airliners well below cost.
– Norm Dicks
There is no forgiveness in nature.
– Ugo Betti
The things the writers have me doing on 'Suburgatory' are insane. I think they think it's easier to ask for forgiveness than permission.
– Cheryl Hines
The schools would fail through their silence, the Church through its forgiveness, and the home through the denial and silence of the parents. The new generation has to hear what the older generation refuses to tell it.
– Simon Wiesenthal
The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
– Oscar Wilde
The principle that certain sins should not receive the Church's testimony of forgiveness was probably no novelty at all, but had been applied in various churches perhaps, however, with no strict consistency.
– Robert Rainy