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  1. Picture quote by Bruce Lee about courage

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

  2. Picture quote about forgive

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

  3. Picture quote about enemies

    Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

  4. Picture quote by Sayings about forgive

    Forgiveness is just another name for freedom. ⏤ Sayings

  5. Picture quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. about attitude

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

  6. Picture quote by Horace Bushnell about achievement

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

  7. Picture quote by C. S. Lewis about forgiveness

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

  8. Picture quote by Mahatma Gandhi about revenge

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

  9. Picture quote by Suzanne Somers about gift

    Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself. ⏤ Suzanne Somers

  10. Picture quote about people

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

  11. Picture quote by Mahatma Gandhi about forgiveness

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

  12. Picture quote by Nelson Mandela about forgiveness

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

  13. Picture quote about forgiveness

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

  14. Picture quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. about forgiveness

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

  15. 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

  16. Picture quote about forgiveness

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

  17. 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

  18. Picture quote by Mahatma Gandhi about forgiveness

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

  19. Picture quote by Tim Fargo about forgiveness

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

  20. Picture quote by Karen Salmansohn about revenge

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

  21. 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

The more a man knows, the more he forgives.

Catherine II

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.

Oscar Wilde

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

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Bernard Meltzer

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

Tryon Edwards

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.


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

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

Steve Maraboli

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

William Blake

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

Thomas Szasz

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

Dylan Thomas

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

Mark Twain

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

Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.

Indira Gandhi

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

Oprah Winfrey

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

Les Brown

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

George Herbert

Nobody ever forgets where he buried the hatchet.

Kin Hubbard

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


There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.

Josh Billings

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

Thomas Carlyle

Forgive those who have hurt you.

Les Brown

The secret of forgiving everything is to understand nothing.

George Bernard Shaw

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

Henry Miller

It is easier to ask forgiveness than permission.


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

Gerald G. Jampolsky

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

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

Janine Turner

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

Kahlil Gibran

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

Margaret Mitchell

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

Forgiveness is God's command.

Martin Luther

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

Josh Billings

To err is human; to forgive, divine.

Alexander Pope

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

Robert G. Ingersoll

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

Alfred Lord Tennyson

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

Forgiveness is love in its most noble form.


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

George Bernard Shaw

Forgiveness is the key to happiness.


Never repeat old grievances.


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

Al Pacino

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


Those who easily forgive invite offenses.

Pierre Corneille

Forgiveness is the needle that knows how to mend.


Forgiveness is the oil of relationships.

Josh Mcdowell

I never forgive, but I always forget.

Arthur Balfour

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

Adlai Stevenson

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

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

Lewis B. Smedes

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

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

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Saint Augustine

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

John Dryden

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

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


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

Garrison Keillor

When you are happy you can forgive a great deal.

Princess of Wales Diana

One forgives to the degree that one loves.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Repentance is accepted remorse.

Madame Swetchine

Forgotten is forgiven.


But with morning cool repentance came.

Walter Scott

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

Alexander Pope

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

Thomas Fuller

We pardon to the extent that we love.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

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

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Jennifer O'Neill

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

Josh Billings

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

Marlene Dietrich

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

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


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

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


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

Bad men are full of repentance.


Forgive and forget.


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

Elbert Hubbard

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

Bryant H. McGill

Forgiveness means letting go of the past.

Gerald Jampolsky

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

Thomas Fuller

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

Sydney J. Harris

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

Jennifer O'Neill

A reconciled friend is a double enemy.


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

Lewis B. Smedes

Remorse is a violent dyspepsia of the mind.

Ogden Nash

He who repents of having sinned is almost innocent.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder

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

Jean Paul Richter

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.

Paul Boese

The wolf was sick, he vowed a monk to be: But when he got well, a wolf once more was he.

Walter Brower

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

William Arthur Ward

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

George Eliot

True penitence condemns to silence. What a man is ready to recall he would be willing to repeat.

Francis H. Bradley

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

Ambrose Bierce

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