forgiveness quotes

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

It's far easier to forgive an enemy after you've got even with him.Olin Miller

Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.Hannah More

Through faith in the Lord Jesus alone can we obtain forgiveness of our sins, and be at peace with God; but, believing in Jesus, we become, through this very faith, the children of God; have God as our Father, and may come to Him for all the temporal and spiritual blessings which we need.George Muller

When there's that forgiveness present and compassion, it just helps you live so much easier.Craig T. Nelson

The Dalai Lama's entire being is about peace and harmony, forgiveness and self-discipline. Those are qualities to be admired. I am really looking forward to meeting His Holiness.Joe Nichols

Forgiveness is the final form of love.Reinhold Niebuhr

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

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

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

Forgiveness is important in families, especially when there are so many secrets that need to be healed - for the most part, every family's got them.Tyler Perry

The most important thing that I learned in growing up is that forgiveness is something that, when you do it, you free yourself to move on.Tyler Perry

Forgiveness is not to give the other person peace. Forgiveness is for you. Take that opportunity.Mackenzie Phillips

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

The principle that certain sins should not receive the Church's testimony of forgiveness was probably no novelty at all, but had been applied in various churches; perhaps, however, with no strict consistency.Robert Rainy

It seems to me like Mother Nature's mercy and forgiveness have run dry, as we ceaselessly abuse her and take her for granted in order for us to continue our addiction to using fossil fuels. I've gotta say, I don't blame her. Not one bit.Gloria Reuben

We win by tenderness. We conquer by forgiveness.Frederick William Robertson

One forgives to the degree that one loves.Francois de La Rochefoucauld

God created us for love, for union, for forgiveness and compassion and, yet, that has not been our storyline. That has not been our history.Richard Rohr

Your heart has to be prepared ahead of time through faith and prayer and grace and mercy and love and forgiveness so you can keep your heart open in hell, when hell happens.Richard Rohr