The best quotes about Forgiving

The best quotes about Forgiving

People find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right.
The only way out of this labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
The rarer action is in virtue than in vengeance.
Forgiveness is not about forgetting, Mack. It is about letting go of another person's throat.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Forgiveness is first for you, the forgiver, to release you from something that will eat you alive; that will destroy your joy and your ability to love fully and openly.
You may have to declare your forgiveness a hundred times the first day and the second day, but the third day will be less and each day after, until one day you will realize that you have forgiven completely. And then one day you will pray for his wholeness and give him over to me so that my love will burn from his life every vestige of corruption.
Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.
Colossians - 3, 13
Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.
Luke - 23, 34
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Jennifer Cavilleri Barrett in Love Story
There will always be more questions. Every answer leads to more questions. The only way to survive is to let some of them go.
Forgiving is love's toughest work, and love's biggest risk.
I think that maybe forgiveness is like change - it comes in small steps.
Mary E. Pearson in The Jenna Fox Chronicles - The Adoration of Jenna Fox
Forgiveness in no way requires that you trust the one you forgive.
Asking for forgiveness is just one of the most painful kind of experiences.
When you forgive, you love. And when you love, God's light shines upon you.
For person with no forgiveness in heart, living even worse punishment than death.
Mr. Miyagi in Karate Kid - Part II
Perhaps the best god would be like a woman, because only women really knew how to forgive.
I really believe in, 'Move on, live and let live, forgive and forget.'
I learned a long time ago that some people would rather die than forgive. It's a strange truth, but forgiveness is a painful and difficult process. It's not something that happens overnight. It's an evolution of the heart.
Forgiveness is about empowering yourself, rather than empowering your past.
We think that forgiveness is weakness, but it's absolutely not; it takes a very strong person to forgive.
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.
Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace.
But if I've learned one thing, it's this: forgiveness is crucial. If you can't forgive someone you're mad at, that anger will poison you. You have to learn to let it go.
It takes one person to forgive, it takes two people to be reunited.
There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.
All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.
People who think that they can make up their past follies with regret, cannot be forgiven.
Kurama in Elfen Lied
"Mercy is the sweetest wine and the bitterest wormwood," Eliss, the mother, said. "For it rewards the merciful and shames the guilty."
Anthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 2: Tower Lord
But remember that forgiveness too is a power.
Don't judge people on who they used to be. Allow them to be who they are now.
Forgiveness is not a single act, but a matter of constant practice.
Forgiveness liberates the soul, it removes fear.
It's the most amazing thing to be able to forgive.
I am someone who can't hold on to negativity or hold on to grudges. I might feel something at a certain point, but I get tired after that. I don't carry it with me. I forgive and forget very easily, and that's the only way to be happy and peaceful.
I took revenge on hardship from my earlier life by forgetting it.
If you haven't forgiven someone, it does not hurt that person. They're sleeping at night. You're holding onto that, and all the damage is being done to you internally.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
It's one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody.
Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.
If we can find forgiveness in our hearts for those who have caused us hurt and injury, we will rise to a higher level of self-esteem and well-being.
The motto should not be: Forgive one another; rather understand one another.
To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.
Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
To err is human; to forgive, divine.

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