Forgiveness Quotes

The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.
– Elbert Hubbard
The first step in forgiveness is the willingness to forgive.
– Marianne Williamson
The fact is there is forgiveness for those who seek God. And I believe in the power of redemption.
– Rick Perry
The Dalai Lama's entire being is about peace and harmony, forgiveness and self-discipline. Those are qualities to be admired. I am really looking forward to meeting His Holiness.
– Joe Nichols
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
– Jane Austen
People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what's bitter and move on.
– Bill Cosby
One important theme is the extent to which one can ever correct an error, especially outside any frame of religious forgiveness. All of us have done something we regret - how we manage to remove that from our conscience, or whether that's even possible, interested me.
– Ian Mcewan
On the Day of Atonement, Jews are commanded to seek forgiveness from the people we have hurt.
– Dr. Laura Schlessinger
On a level of simple personal survival, understanding and forgiveness are crucial... whether in an intimate personal relationship or on a global level.
– Edward Albert
My desire is to stand up and brush myself off when I make mistakes and ask for forgiveness.
– Janine Turner
My desire is to be a forgiving, non-judgmental person.
– Janine Turner
Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness. The other is for goodness.
– Billy Graham
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
– Peter Ustinov
It takes one person to forgive, it takes two people to be reunited.
– Lewis B. Smedes
It is always the case that when the Christian looks back, he is looking at the forgiveness of sins.
– Karl Barth
If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
If only I wasn't an atheist, I could get away with anything. You'd just ask for forgiveness and then you'd be forgiven. It sounds much better than having to live with guilt.
– Keira Knightley
If Jesus Christ was who He claimed to be, and He did die on a cross at a point of time in history, then, for all history past and all history future it is relevant because that is the very focal point for forgiveness and redemption.
– Josh McDowell
I'm currently in an interesting correspondence with a nun about forgiveness.
– Julian Clary
I would say the hierarchy has made terrible errors in judgment and it has to seek forgiveness by its members.
– William P. Leahy