Quotes about Forgiveness
"If a disciple, after committing a mistake, confesses in front of his Shaykh (Spiritual Guide), he is blessed, but if he lies, he is deprived of the blessings."
Muhammad Mohsin Munawar Yousafi
"Here is the amazing thing about Easter; the Resurrection Sunday for Christians is this, that Christ in the dying moments on the cross gives us the greatest illustration of forgiveness possible."
T. D. Jakes
"I was born into a Christian family and brought up in a Lutheran church. My faith has been the center point of my life, really, since I was a child, but at 16 years of age, I fully surrendered my life over to Christ. At that point, as a teenager, I began to grasp the concept of Christ's true love and forgiveness."
"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."
"Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life."
"When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others, I can see them as teachers of forgiveness in my life, reminding me that I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge."
"Most of us need time to work through pain and loss. We can find all manner of reasons for postponing forgiveness. One of these reasons is waiting for the wrongdoers to repent before we forgive them. Yet such a delay causes us to forfeit the peace and happiness that could be ours."
James E. Faust
"The best deed of a great man is to forgive and forget"
Ali ibne abi Talib (A.S)
"And Allah executed the vow performing as a medium for forgiveness."
Hazrat Fatima Zehra A.S
"Life is an adventure in forgiveness."
"The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world."
"Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself."
"There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love."
Bryant H. McGill
"There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness."
"The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius."
"Without forgiveness, there's no future."
"One forgives to the degree that one loves."
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
"It takes one person to forgive, it takes two people to be reunited."
Lewis B. Smedes
"My desire is to be a forgiving, non-judgmental person."
"Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom."
"Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness."
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them."
"A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable."
"Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much."
"Forgive many things in others; nothing in yourself."
"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names."
John F. Kennedy
"Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err."
"Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting."
William Arthur Ward
"Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave."
"Forgiveness is like faith. You have to keep reviving it."
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