70 Short quotes about forgiveness to read and just forgive everybody!

Short quotes about forgiveness

Short quotes about forgiveness. Forgiveness is one of the most important qualities that is required to be there in a person. A person who known to forgive is actually the strongest one. Coz it requires guts to forgive than arguing with the culprit. Forgiving is the best treatment for your enemy. Forgiving your enemy is the best attack on him. Everybody else will try to fight back, argue and harm the enemy, but once you choose the other path of forgiveness, you will simply win. There is no victory worth it, other than the victory by forgiveness. A forgiven enemy will always think about you and will never become your enemy ever again. Forgiveness is the sweetest medicine to the disease of revenge. You should also implement this quality in your life prior to reading the following short quotes about forgiveness!

1. “Forgive others as quickly as you expect God to forgive you.” — Anonymous

Short quotes about forgiveness

2. “When you choose to forgive those who have hurt you, you take away their power.”  Anonymous

3. “Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.” — Paul Boose

4. “There is no peace without forgiveness.” — Marianne Williamson

5. “It takes a strong person to say sorry, and an even stronger person to forgive.” — Anonymous

6. “Forgiveness is not something we do for other people. It’s something we do for ourselves to move on.” — Anonymous

7. “There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.” — Bryant H. McGill

8. “Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.” — Mark Twain

9. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” — Mahatma Gandhi

10. “I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge.” — Gerald Jampolsky

11. “When you forgive, you heal. When you let go, you grow.” — Anonymous

Short quotes about forgiveness

12. “Forgive because none of us are perfect.” — Anonymous

13. “Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could have been any different.” — Oprah Winfrey

14. “If we really want to love we must learn how to forgive.” — Mother Theresa

15. “Forgiving doesn’t mean forgetting, it means choosing to remember love instead.” — Kyle Gray

16. “Forgiving is not forgetting. It’s letting go of the hurt.” — Anonymous

17. “Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.” — Indira Gandhi

18. “True forgiveness is when you can say Thank You for that experience.” — Oprah Winfrey

19.  “There is a nobility is compassion, a beauty in empathy, a grace in forgiveness.” — John Connolly

20. “Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

21. “Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move one.” — Anonymous

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22. “Without forgiveness, there’s no future.” — Desmond Tutu

23. “Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.” —  Cherie Carter-Scott

24. “When a deep injury is done us, we never recover until we forgive.” — Alan Paton

25. “Forgiveness is a little thing when love is there.” — Donna Jo Napoli

26. “To forgive is to set a prisoner free, and realize the prisoner was you.” — Anonymous

27. “Forgiveness is the crown of greatness.” — Anonymous

28. “Forgiveness isn’t approving what happened. It’s choosing to rise above it.” — Robin Sharma

29. “The act of forgiveness takes place in our own mind. It really has nothing to do with the other person.” — Louise Hay

30. “Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself.” — Tony Robbins

31. “Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much.” — Oscar Wilde

32. “We read that we ought to forgive our enemies; but we do not read that we ought to forgive our friends.” — Sir. Francis Bacon

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33. “Most of us can forgive and forget; we just don't want the other person to forget that we forgave.” — Ivern Ball

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

35. “Not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat to die.” — Anne Lamott

36. “Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another.” — Emma Goldman

37. “Let us forgive each other – only then will we live in peace.” — Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

38. “Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.”  Marlene Dietrich

39. “The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.” — Thomas Szasz

40. “If you can’t forgive and forget, pick one.” — Robert Brault

41. “To be wronged is nothing, unless you continue to remember it.” — Confucius

42. “Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.” — Nelson Mandela

43. “Without forgiveness life is governed by an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.”  Roberto Assagioli

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44. “Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge.”  Isaac Friedmann

45. “True forgiveness is not an action after the fact, it is an attitude with which you enter each moment.” — David Ridge

46. “Forgiveness is like faith. You have to keep reviving it.” — Mason Cooley

47. “Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.” — Hannah Arendt

48. “The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.” — Marianne Williamson

49. “I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.” — Abraham Lincoln

50. “To err is human, to forgive, divine.” — Alexander Pope

51. “Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.” — William Arthur Ward

52. “As long as you don’t forgive, who and whatever it is will occupy a rent-free space in your mind.” — Isabelle Holland

53. “Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.” — Bob Newhart

54. “Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.” — George MacDonald

55. “You don't need strength to let go of something. What you really need is understanding.” — Guy Finley

56. “We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” — Joseph Campbell

57. “Forgive others not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace.”  Jonathan Huie

58. “You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.” — Jan Glidewell

59. "Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning." — Desmond Tutu

60. "Forgive, forget. Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours." — Phillips Brooks

61. "Forgotten is forgiven." — F. Scott Fitzgerald

62. "How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself." — Publilius Syrus

63. "To understand somebody else as a human being, I think, is about as close to real forgiveness as one can get." — David Small

64. "Tell them you still love them, and they will get the message."  Yoko Ono

65. "Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent people ignore."  Albert Einstein

66. "To understand everything is to forgive everything." — Osho

67. "A noble spirit finds a cure for injustice in forgetting it."  Publius Syrus

68. "Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace."  Buddha

69. "If you cannot forgive yourself, you cannot forgive others."  D. Muthukrishnan

70. "Forgiveness is man’s deepest need and highest achievement." — Horace Bushnell