Forgiveness Messages – Forgiveness Quotes & Sayings

 

Inspirational Forgiveness Messages

Only the brave know how to forgive…. A coward never forgave; it is not in his nature. – Laurence Sterne

Forgiveness is the best form of Love. It takes a strong person to say they’re sorry and an even stronger person to forgive.

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

We are supposed to forgive everyone; everyone includes ourselves. – Denis Waitley

It’s one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody. – Maya Angelou

Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart. – Corrie ten Boom

The best way to carry out your revenge on those who hate you is to forgive them. Nothing hurts them more.

Forgiving is rediscovering the shining path of peace that at first you thought others took away when they betrayed you. – Dodinsky

God offers us the very best, His perfect plan for our life which includes His Son, love, forgiveness, and peace. – Michele Ellison

Forgiving isn’t something you do for someone else. It’s something you do for yourself. It’s saying, ‘You’re not important enough to have a stranglehold on me.’ It’s saying, ‘You don’t get to trap me in the past. I am worthy of a future. – Jodi Picoult

We are all on a life long journey and the core of its meaning, the terrible demand of its centrality is forgiving and being forgiven. – Martha Kilpatrick

The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget. – Thomas Szasz

Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Forgive often and love with all your heart, you may never know when you may not have that change again.

The more you are able to forgive then the more you are able to love. – Stephen Richards

Forgive yourself for the blindness that put you in the path of those who betrayed you. Sometimes a good heart doesn’t see the bad.

We read that we ought to forgive our enemies; but we do not read that we ought to forgive our friends. – Sir. Francis Bacon

The things two people do to each other they remember. If they stay together, it’s not because they forget; it’s because they forgive. – Demi Moore

Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future. – Louis B. Smedes

Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them. – Marvin J. Ashton

To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness. – Robert Muller

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

Live like a tree, giving, forgiving and free. – Debasish Mridha

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. – John F. Kennedy

Famous Forgiveness Quotes & Sayings

Forgive others, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace.

Forgiveness takes intelligence, discipline, imagination, and persistence, as well as a special psychological strength, something athletes call mental toughness and warriors call courage. – Edward M. Hallowell

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. – Martin Luthur King Jr.

You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles. – C. JoyBell C.

You will begin to heal when you let go of past hurts, forgive those who have wronged you and learn to forgive yourself for your mistakes.

It takes a strong person to say sorry, and an ever stronger person to forgive. – Vanessa Guzman

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

When you choose to forgive those who have hurt you, you take away their power!

When you initially forgive, it is like letting go of a hot iron. There is initial pain and the scars will show, but you can start living again. – Stephen Richards

I don’t forget, I choose to forgive. I don’t regret, I choose to move on. I don’t hate, I choose to Love.

A broken friendship that is mended through forgiveness can be even stronger than it once was. – Stephen Richards

Everyone makes mistake, if you can’t forgive others, don’t expect others to forgive you.

Forgive those who insult you, attack you or take you for granted. But more than this, forgive yourself for allowing to hurt you.

When someone has wronged you, you need to find forgiveness for them and pray for them. – Grant Dean

Someday, we’ll forget the hurt, the reason we cried and who caused us pain. We will finally realize that the secret of being free is not revenge, but letting things unfold in their own way and own time. After all, what matters is not the first, but the last chapter of our life which shows how well we ran the race. So smile, laugh, forgive, believe, and love all over again…

Forgiveness is a way of opening up the doors again and moving forward, whether it’s a personal life or a national life. – Hillary Clinton

Forgiveness is a powerful thing. It doesn’t change what has happened; it changes what is to come. – Janeen Latini

People have to forgive. We don’t have to like them, we don’t have to be friends with them, we don’t have to send them hearts in text messages, but we have to forgive them, to overlook, to forget. Because if we don’t we are tying rocks to our feet, too much for our wings to carry! – C. JoyBell C.

It is never too late to forgive ourselves for our past shortcomings and restore that feeling of excitement to our lives by living them with an attitude of positive expectancy! Then was then – and now is now. – Don McArt

I can forgive, but I cannot forget” is only another way of saying, “I will not forgive.” Forgiveness ought to be like a canceled note–torn in two and burned up so that it never can be shown against one. – Paul Boese

Anyone can hold a grudge, but it takes a person with character to forgive. When you forgive, you release yourself from a painful burden. Forgiveness doesn’t mean what happened was OK, and it doesn’t mean that person should still be welcome in your life. It just means you have made peace with the pain, and are ready to let it go.

Never does the human soul appear so strong as when is foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury. – Confucius

Remember, you don’t forgive others for their sake but you forgive them for your sake. Hope you get your search and find some to share with your friends and social network!