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List of Quotes About Forgiveness

Forgiveness is a powerful and healing act that can bring peace and closure. Here is a list of quotes about forgiveness from various authors, philosophers, and notable figures:

  1. "Forgiveness is not an occasional act; it is a constant attitude." - Martin Luther King Jr.

  2. "The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong." - Mahatma Gandhi

  3. "Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom." - Hannah Arendt

  4. "To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you." - Lewis B. Smedes

  5. "Forgive others not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie

  6. "Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it." - Mark Twain

  7. "Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future." - Paul Boese

  8. "Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself." - Tony Robbins

  9. "In the process of letting go, you will lose many things from the past, but you will find yourself." - Deepak Chopra

  10. "Forgiveness is not about forgetting. It is about letting go of another person's throat." - William Paul Young

  11. "Forgiveness is the final form of love." - Reinhold Niebuhr

  12. "When you forgive, you in no way change the past—but you sure do change the future." - Bernard Meltzer

  13. "Forgiveness is not an exoneration of the wrongdoer but an empowerment of the forgiver." - Jack Kornfield

  14. "Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names." - John F. Kennedy

  15. "The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world." - Marianne Williamson

  16. "The act of forgiveness takes place in our own mind. It really has nothing to do with the other person." - Louise Hay

  17. "Forgiveness liberates the soul. It removes fear. That is why it is such a powerful weapon." - Nelson Mandela

  18. "Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting." - William Arthur Ward

  19. "Forgiving is not forgetting; it's letting go of the hurt." - Mary McLeod Bethune

  20. "Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning." - Desmond Tutu

  21. "Forgiveness is a way of opening up the doors again and moving forward, whether it's a personal life or a national life." - Hillary Clinton

These quotes reflect the transformative and healing power of forgiveness. Forgiveness can be a profound act of self-compassion and a means to find peace, release resentment, and move forward in life.

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