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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.

Martin Luther

Forgiveness is God's command.

Dalai Lama

All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.

Les Brown

Forgive those who have hurt you.

Princess Diana

When you are happy you can forgive a great deal.

Hillary Clinton

In the Bible it says they asked Jesus how many times you should forgive, and he said 70 times 7. Well, I want you all to know that I'm keeping a chart.

Elizabeth I

The past cannot be cured.

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Maya Angelou

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.

Walt Whitman

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

Nikki Giovanni

I really don't think life is about the I-could-have-beens. Life is only about the I-tried-to-do. I don't mind the failure but I can't imagine that I'd forgive myself if I didn't try.

Les Brown

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

Emo Philips

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.

Edgar Watson Howe

Don't abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism.

Billy Graham

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

Nelson Mandela

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.

Walter Winchell

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

Francis Bacon

A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.

Mahatma Gandhi

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.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Apology is only egotism wrong side out.

Desmond Tutu

Without forgiveness, there's no future.

P. G. Wodehouse

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.

Elizabeth I

God forgive you, but I never can.

William Blake

Forgiveness of enemies can only come upon their repentance.

Billy Graham

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

Desmond Tutu

Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.

Emo Philips

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

Samuel Johnson

A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of time, and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.

William Arthur Ward

Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.

Carl Jung

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

William Blake

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

Arthur Ashe

We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy.

Albert Camus

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

Because forgiveness is like this: a room can be dank because you have closed the windows, you've closed the curtains. But the sun is shining outside, and the air is fresh outside. In order to get that fresh air, you have to get up and open the window and draw the curtains apart.

Mark Twain

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

Before Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962, he was an angry, relatively young man. He founded the ANC's military wing. When he was released, he surprised everyone because he was talking about reconciliation and forgiveness and not about revenge.


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