Forgiveness and Letting Go Quotes

forgiveness quotes Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge. Isaac Friedmann

Forgive all who have offended you, not for them, but for yourself. Harriet Nelson

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

Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much. Oscar Wilde

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

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

Forgiveness will not be possible until compassion is born in your heart. Thich Nhat Hanh

When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. Alexander Graham Bell

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

All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. Havelock Ellis

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

We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell

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

Forgiveness is the final form of love. Reinhold Niebuhr

Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius. Oscar Wilde

Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go. Hermann Hesse

To err is human; to forgive, divine. Alexander Pope

To understand is to forgive, even oneself. Alexander Chase

Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it. Ann Landers

In the end these things matter most: How well did you love? How fully did you love? How deeply did you learn to let go? The Buddha

Knowledge is learning something every day. Wisdom is letting go of something every day. Zen Proverb

The more you know yourself, the more you forgive yourself. Confucius

Forgive, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace. Anonymous

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend. William Blake

It is very easy to forgive others their mistakes; it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own. Jessamyn West

Do as the heavens have done, forget your evil; With them forgive yourself. William Shakespeare

To err is human; to forgive, infrequent. Franklin P. Adams

The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget. Thomas Szasz

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