Forgiveness Quotes

“Resentment is like taking poison and hoping the other person dies.”
– St. Augustine

“Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.”
– Paul Boese

“Forgiveness is better than revenge; for forgiveness is the sign of a gentle nature, but revenge the sign of a savage nature.”
– Epictetus

“Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge.”
– Isaac Friedmann

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

“As long as you don’t forgive, whoever or whatever it is will occupy rent-free space in your mind.”
– Isabelle Holland

“He who is devoid of the power to forgive, is devoid of the power to love.”
– Martin Luther King Jr.

“Everyone says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have something to forgive.”
– C.S. Lewis

“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.”
– Lewis B. Smedes

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