Forgiving and forgetting is what matters most in a relationship. Dig deep into this article for famous pardon quotations and sayings.

Forgiveness Quotes

In relationships, there always is going to be friction. However, if there is one thing that can get the better of this friction, it has got to be forgiveness. Forgiveness always lies at the heart of the matter. When you feel you are wronged or betrayed, just by forgiving you can not only make yourself feel a lot better, you can also make the wrong doer feel better and maybe even a little guilty. Read on to build blocks of familiarity with famous pardons quotations and sayings.

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.

- Mahatma Gandhi

The best way to get along is never to forgive an enemy or forget a friend.

- Walter Winchell

Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart.

- Corrie ten Boom

All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candor.

- Walt Whitman

Heaven grant us patience with a man in love.

- Rudyard Kipling

If I were dammed of body and soul, I know whose prayers would make me whole, mother mine o mother mine.

- Rudyard Kipling

Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.

- Bruce Lee

Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.

- Indira Gandhi

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

- Maya Angelou

If it is committed in the name of God or country, there is no crime so heinous that the public will not forgive it.

- Tom Robbins

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.

- William Blake

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.

- Bill Cosby

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

Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.

- Aesop's Fables , Aesop

We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.

- Carl Jung

There is no work, however vile or sordid, that does not glisten before God.

- John Calvin

You can learn from anyone even your enemy.

- Ovid

Apology is only egotism wrong side out.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

I was very sorry when I found out that your intentions were good and not what I supposed they were.

- Sitting Bull

The past cannot be cured.

- Elizabeth I

Play fair. Don't hit people. Say you're sorry when you hurt somebody.

- Robert Fulghum

The idea of God is the sole wrong for which I cannot forgive mankind.

- Marquis de Sade

The more defects a man may have, the older he is, the less lovable, the more resounding his success.

- Marquis de Sade

A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.

- Francis Bacon

God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with.

- Billy Graham

Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness. The other is for goodness.

- Billy Graham

Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.

- Marianne Williamson

I deepen my experience of God through prayer, meditation, and forgiveness.

- Marianne Williamson

In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it.

- Marianne Williamson

May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.

- Marianne Williamson

Most laws condemn the soul and pronounce sentence. The result of the law of my God is perfect. It condemns but forgives. It restores - more than abundantly - what it takes away.

- Jim Elliot

It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.

- P. G. Wodehouse

He that cannot forgive others, breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven; for everyone has need to be forgiven.

- George Herbert

Forgive those who have hurt you.

- Les Brown

Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.

- Les Brown

Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.

- Mark Twain

All things can be forgiven if we can progress.

- Cat Stevens

You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.

- Albert Camus

Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.

- George MacDonald

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realized that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.

- Emo Philips

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