Quotes about Forgiveness

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.” Indira Gandhi

“Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness. The other is for goodness.” Billy Graham

“Forgiveness is God’s command.”― Martin Luther

“When you are happy you can forgive a great deal.”― Princess Diana

“Without forgiveness, there’s no future.”― Desmond Tutu

“I believe in forgiveness; I believe in trying to work with people.”― John Lewis

“I think there are different levels of forgiveness.”― Catherine Oxenberg

“A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.”― Robert Fripp

“Sins cannot be undone, only forgiven.”― Igor Stravinsky

“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”― Oscar Wilde 

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

“Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another.”― Emma Goldman 

“The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.” William Blake

“Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.” Nelson Mandela

“Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.” John F. Kennedy

“To be wronged is nothing, unless you continue to remember it.”― Confucius

“One should never do wrong in return, nor mistreat any man, no matter how one has been mistreated by him.”― Socrates 

“You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.”― Albert Camus

“To be convinced in our hearts that we have forgiveness of sins and peace with God by grace alone is the hardest thing.”― Martin Luther 

“I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.”― Abraham Lincoln