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Picture quote by Bruce Lee about courage

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

Picture quote about forgive

We all agree that forgiveness is a beautiful idea until we have to practice it.

Picture quote by Sayings about forgive

Forgiveness is just another name for freedom. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote about enemies

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

Picture quote by Horace Bushnell about achievement

Forgiveness is man's deepest need and highest achievement. ⏤ Horace Bushnell

Picture quote by C. S. Lewis about forgiveness

Everyone says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have something to forgive. ⏤ C. S. Lewis

Picture quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. about attitude

Forgiveness is not an occasional act; it is a permanent attitude. ⏤ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Picture quote about people

Weak people revenge, strong people forgive, intelligent people ignore.

Picture quote by Suzanne Somers about gift

Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself. ⏤ Suzanne Somers

Picture quote by Nelson Mandela about forgiveness

When a deep injury is done to us, we never heal until we forgive. ⏤ Nelson Mandela

Picture quote by Mahatma Gandhi about revenge

An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. ⏤ Mahatma Gandhi

Picture quote by Mahatma Gandhi about forgiveness

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

Picture quote about forgiveness

Forgiveness is a reflection of loving yourself enough to move on.

Picture quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. about forgiveness

Forgiveness is not an occasional act. It is a constant attitude. ⏤ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Picture quote about forgiveness

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

Picture quote by C. S. Lewis about religion

To be a christian means to forgive the inexcusable because god has forgiven the inexcusable in you. ⏤ C. S. Lewis

Picture quote by Al Pacino about god

I asked god for a bike, but god doesn't work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness. ⏤ Al Pacino

Picture quote by Tim Fargo about forgiveness

Forgiveness is the process of dropping off your emotional baggage. ⏤ Tim Fargo

Picture quote by Mahatma Gandhi about forgiveness

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.~ Mahatma Ghandi ⏤ Mahatma Gandhi

Picture quote by Karen Salmansohn about revenge

Whoever said revenge is sweet never tasted the yumminess of forgetaboutit. ⏤ Karen Salmansohn

Picture quote by Steve Maraboli about forgiveness

If forgiveness is medicine for the soul, then gratitude is vitamins. ⏤ Steve Maraboli

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Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

John F. Kennedy, president

The more a man knows, the more he forgives.

Catherine II, statesman

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

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

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

When you forgive, you in no way change the past - but you sure do change the future.

Bernard Meltzer, lawyer

Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past.

Tryon Edwards, theologian

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.

Plato, philosopher

If forgiveness is medicine for the soul, then gratitude is vitamins.

Steve Maraboli, speaker

And if your friend does evil to you, say to him, I forgive you for what you did to me, but how can I forgive you for what you did to yourself?

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

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

William Blake, poet

The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the na?ve forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.

Thomas Szasz, psychologist

When one burns one's bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.

Dylan Thomas, poet

Never does the human soul appear so strong and noble as when it forgoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin,

Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could have been any different.

Oprah Winfrey, entertainer

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

Mark Twain, author

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, author

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

Les Brown, motivational speaker

Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.

Indira Gandhi, politician

There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.

Josh Billings, comedian

He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass.

George Herbert, poet

And be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you. Ephesians 4:32


Nobody ever forgets where he buried the hatchet.

Kin Hubbard, cartoonist

Forgive those who have hurt you.

Les Brown, motivational speaker

Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

It is easier to ask forgiveness than permission.


The secret of forgiving everything is to understand nothing.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge.

Gerald G. Jampolsky,

The world can forgive practically anything except people who mind their own business.

Margaret Mitchell, novelist

My desire is to stand up and brush myself off when I make mistakes and ask for forgiveness.

Janine Turner, actress

Remorse is impotence, it will sin again. Only repentance is strong, it can end everything.

Henry Miller, author

Forgiveness is God's command.

Martin Luther, monk

Grief and tragedy and hatred are only for a time. Goodness, remembrance and love have no end, and the Lord of life holds all who die and all who mourn.

George W. Bush, president

He who has injured thee was stronger or weaker than thee. If weaker, spare him; if stronger, spare thyself.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

It is much easier to repent of sins that we have committed than to repent of those that we intend to commit.

Josh Billings, comedian

Forgive him, for he believes that the customs of his tribe are the laws of nature!

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

Forgive! How many will say, forgive, and find a sort of absolution in the sound to hate a little longer!

Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet

If I owe Smith ten dollars and God forgives me, that doesn't pay Smith.

Robert G. Ingersoll, lawyer

Forgiveness is love in its most noble form.


If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember.

Kahlil Gibran, artist

A woman who can't forgive should never have more than a nodding acquaintance with a man.

Edward W. Howe,

The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.

Marianne Williamson, author

To err is human; to forgive, divine.

Alexander Pope, poet

I asked god for a bike, but god doesn't work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.

Al Pacino, actor

Those that do you a very ill deed will never forgive you.


Never repeat old grievances.


Forgiveness is the key to happiness.


Those who easily forgive invite offenses.

Pierre Corneille, dramatist

To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.

Lewis B. Smedes,

I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.

Adlai Stevenson, politician

I never forgive, but I always forget.

Arthur Balfour, statesman

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.

Dalai Lama, leader

Forgiveness is the needle that knows how to mend.

Jewel, musician

Forgiveness is the oil of relationships.

Josh Mcdowell, writer

I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I cannot forgive.

Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman

Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty.

Saint Augustine, philosopher

What is past is past, there is a future left to all men, who have the virtue to repent and the energy to atone.

Edward George BulwerLytton,

But with morning cool repentance came.

Walter Scott, novelist

Forgiveness isn't about condoning what has happened to you or someone else's actions against you.

Jennifer O'Neill, actress

If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

True repentance has a double aspect. It looks upon things past with a weeping eye, and upon the future with a watchful eye.

Robert Smith, musician

Forgotten is forgiven.


Repentance is accepted remorse.

Madame Swetchine, writer

How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet detest the offence?

Alexander Pope, poet

Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.

Marlene Dietrich, actress

God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness.

Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman

Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors.

Josh Billings, comedian

We pardon to the extent that we love.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

One forgives to the degree that one loves.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

Great is the difference between a man's being frightened at, and humbled for his sins.

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough.

Garrison Keillor, writer

When you are happy you can forgive a great deal.

Princess of Wales Diana, princess

Reason to rule but mercy to forgive: The first is the law, the last prerogative.

John Dryden, poet

Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err.

Euripides, poet

In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace. Ephesians 1:7


Forgiveness means letting go of the past.

Gerald Jampolsky, psychologist

Forgive and forget.


He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled?

Sophocles, poet

Remorse is a violent dyspepsia of the mind.

Ogden Nash, poet

Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another.

Jean Paul Richter,

The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.

Elbert Hubbard, writer

He who forgives ends the quarrel


To be able to bear provocation is an argument of great reason, and to forgive it of a great mind.

John Tillotson, theologian

He who repents of having sinned is almost innocent.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.

Bryant H. McGill, poet

A reconciled friend is a double enemy.


If I die, I forgive you. If I live we shall see.


Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends.

Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman

Bad men are full of repentance.

Aristotle, philosopher

It takes one person to forgive, it takes two people to be reunited.

Lewis B. Smedes,

You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well.

Lewis B. Smedes,

Repentance is another name for aspiration.

Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman

A winner rebukes and forgives; a loser is too timid to rebuke and too petty to forgive

Sydney J. Harris, journalist

Forgiveness really is so misunderstood, as well as the power it can release in an individual.

Jennifer O'Neill, actress

Would not love see returning penitence afar off, and fall on its neck and kiss it?

George Eliot, author

It is foolish to lay out money for the purchase of repentance.

Benjamin Franklin, president

To apologize is to lay the foundation for a future offense.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on.

Alice Duer Miller, poet

Repentance is but want of power to sin.

John Dryden, poet

Little, vicious minds abound with anger and revenge, and are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies.

Lord Chesterfield, statesman

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