Forgiveness Quote: A heart filled with anger has no room for love - Joan Lunden

50 Thoughtful Forgiveness Quotes – Forgive & Forget!

One must learn
to forgive
and not to hold
a hostile,
bitter attitude of mind,
which offends those about us
and prevents us
from enjoying ourselves.

Napoléon Bonaparte

(1769 – 1821, French military and political leader)

Forgiveness Quote: To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you - Louis B. Smedes

I have always found
that mercy bears richer fruits
than strict justice.

Abraham Lincoln

(1809 – 1865, American politician and lawyer
who served as the 16th President of the United States)

One must put oneself
in every one’s position.
To understand everything
is to forgive everything.

Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy,
usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy

(1828 – 1910, Russian writer who is regarded
as one of the greatest authors of all time)

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

Samuel Langhorne Clemens,
better known by his pen name Mark Twain

(1835 – 1910, American writer, humorist,
entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer)

Always forgive your enemies;
nothing annoys them so much.

Oscar Wilde

(1854 – 1900, Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet)

Before we can forgive one another,
we have to understand one another.

Emma Goldman

(1869 – 1940, Russian anarchist political activist and writer)

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

Mahatma Gandhi

(1869 – 1948, leader of Indian nationalism)

An eye for an eye,
and the whole world
would be blind.

Kahlil Gibran

(1883 – 1931, Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer)

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

Roberto Assagioli

(1888 – 1974, Italian psychiatrist and pioneer in the fields
of humanistic and transpersonal psychology)

Forgotten is forgiven.
F. Scott Fitzgerald

(1896 – 1940, American novelist and short story writer,
whose works illustrate the Jazz Age)

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