Forgiveness Quotes
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Forgiveness quotes hold the power to change your life in many positive ways. Study them. You will discover forgiveness is a gift we give ourselves. We give our power away...

... to any person we refuse to forgive. Holding resentment against another is toxic to you, not the person who hurt you. This is, of course, counterproductive. Consider forgiveness quotes a tool with the potential to heal old hurts. Practice living in a state of forgiveness.  Your health and happiness depends on being free of grudges. If you need help forgiving, set up a coaching session with I wish you the peace and freedom that comes with forgiveness.

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Forgiveness is not a one-time-only event. It is a process.
Rhonda Britten

Forgiveness is unlocking the door to set someone free and realizing you were the prisoner!
Max Lucado

Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
Hannah Arendt

Life is an adventure in forgiveness.
Norman Cousins

The forgiving state of mind is a magnetic power for attracting good.
Catherine Ponder

Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the hearts and cools the sting.
Peter Allen

One of the secrets of a long and fruitful life is to forgive everybody, everything, every night before you go to bed.
Bernard Baruch

The more a man knows, the more he forgives.

I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note, torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against me.
Henry Ward Beecher

Be not afraid because you have faltered anywhere. For He has said, I forgive, even as you forgive others. Then how forgiving are you? Answer this, and you will know just how you have been forgiven. It is the law, it is the Lord, it is love.
Edgar Cayce

Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much.
Oscar Wilde

Forgiveness is all-powerful. Forgiveness heals all ills.
Catherine Ponder

Forgiveness is choosing to love. It is the first skill of self-giving love.
Mahatma Gandhi

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

Forgiveness is the way to true health and happiness.
Gerald Jampolsky

Forgiveness means you do not hold others responsible for your experience.
Gary Zukav

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

If you haven't forgiving yourself something, how can you forgive others?
Dolores Huerta

Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
Carrie Fisher

Resentment is one burden that is incompatible with your success. Always be the first to forgive; and forgive yourself first always.
Dan Zadra

The more one forgives himself – by giving himself to a cause to serve or another person to love – the more human he is and the more he actualizes himself.
Viktor Frankl

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

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

To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.

To carry a grudge is like being stung to death by one bee.
William H. Walton

To err is human, to forgive, divine.
Alexander Pope

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

To understand everything is to forgive everything.

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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