Quotes on Forgiveness


Quotes on Forgiveness

Is the mightiest sword
Forgiveness of those you fear
Is the highest reward
When they bruise you with words
When they make you feel small
When it’s hardest to take
You must do nothing at all…

– Jane Eyre.


What power has love but forgiveness?

– William Carlos Williams.


Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.

– Paul Boese.


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.


The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.

Mahatma Gandhi


“We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.


“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”

Oscar Wilde


 If we really want to love
we must learn how to forgive

Mother Teresa


If I cannot forgive myself
For all the blunders
That I have made
Over the years,
Then how can I proceed?
How can I ever
Dream perfection-dreams?
Move, I must, forward.
Fly, I must, upward.
Dive, I must, inward,
To be once more
What I truly am
And shall forever remain.

Sri Chinmoy


“Father, forgive them;
for they know not what they do. ”

Luke 23

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