Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Forgive Quotes from famous authors such as Freddie Wong, Lauryn Hill, Paul J. Meyer, Deepika Padukone, Nicolas Winding Refn. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
When we think about a great movie, I mean, what do we think about? We think about story, we think about character. And when the visual effects aren’t perfect, we forgive it.
I tried to manipulate and control people, and I harbored resentment. I wanted to be forgiven, but I wouldn’t forgive others.
The act of choosing to forgive is not easy at the moment of hurt and pain, but in the long run, it is the only way to go.
I am someone who can’t hold on to negativity or hold on to grudges. I might feel something at a certain point, but I get tired after that. I don’t carry it with me. I forgive and forget very easily, and that’s the only way to be happy and peaceful.
With ‘Only God Forgives,’ what’s great about that movie is it just freaked so many people out.
Will I ever forgive the British media for what they’ve done to me? No.
I have a dream that America will pray and God will forgive us our sins.
Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.
I, for one, am quite willing to join the ‘forgive, forget and move on’ crowd, but it does make me wonder if Evangelicals are going to sound believable when they say that they tend to vote Republican because of their religious commitments to the family.
I’ve always very earnestly tried to do my best, so I just have to trust that and forgive myself for being fallible.
Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come.
Man, born of woman, has found it a hard thing to forgive her for giving him birth. The patriarchal protest against the ancient matriarch has borne strange fruit through the years.
If you are going to sin, sin against God, not the bureaucracy. God will forgive you but the bureaucracy won’t.
My mother was suffering every day of her life, and what right did I have to be happy if she was suffering? So whenever I got happy about something, I felt the need to cut it off, and the only way to cut it off was to pray. ‘Forgive me Lord.’ For what, I didn’t know.
If you haven’t forgiven yourself something, how can you forgive others.
In the Bible it says they asked Jesus how many times you should forgive, and he said 70 times 7. Well, I want you all to know that I’m keeping a chart.
I could forgive anybody.
I believe in second chances and I have strong faith in God that he forgives our sins.
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.
Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.
Life is life. You have to learn how to forgive people and how to gain forgiveness for yourself.
My father is my hero. No matter what, I’ll always forgive him.
If I didn’t forgive the people who took me into the barracks and beat me unconscious over a period of days during the period when the British state was indicted for inhuman and degrading treatment in 1971-72, or even the guys who shot me, if you don’t forgive them, you end up with unnecessary baggage.
Even though we are deceived, still believe. Though we are betrayed, still forgive. Love completely even those who hate you.
Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another.
Beware of the man who does not return your blow: he neither forgives you nor allows you to forgive yourself.
I have the strength from my mother, the survivability. I have wonderful qualities from my mother – but please, Mother, forgive me – I heard judgment constantly about my father.
I forgive my mom for being a psycho and my dad for being a loser.
You always end up saying and doing such horrible things to your family, ’cause you know they’re never going anywhere, and at some point, they’re going to forgive you.
If we can forgive, it will help us to grow and not remain stagnant in the same place. Then we can move on without animosity and hurt feelings.
He’d forgiven who he needed to forgive, let go of what he needed to, and accepted himself as he was. Archibald Alexander Leach, Cary Grant, and all.
Sitting here now today, I can forgive a lot of the English people because it only takes a hand full of bad people to do something stupid like that and it can make the whole country look bad.
I think it’s a lot harder to forgive yourself for your own mistakes.
When people realize that they have been forgiven of everything, it becomes a little bit easier for them to forgive others.
We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.
I shall be an autocrat: that’s my trade. And the good Lord will forgive me: that’s his.
Jesus teaches us to forgive and I’ve got to trust him on that one.
If you’re going to sin, sin against God, not the bureaucracy; God will forgive you but the bureaucracy won’t.
It’s easier to forgive those who hurt you than those who hurt the people you love.
I had to learn to forgive. I couldn’t sleep at night. I got ulcers. I had to let go, to let God deal with it. No one wants to be mad in their own house. I didn’t want to be angry my whole life. It takes so much energy out of you to be mean.
Some people will have to be afraid. Those who plunder the nation, deliver injustice, will have to feel scared of me. And I am not afraid of admitting this. Government cannot be so lenient that it forgives them.
Voters are smart. They know the difference between a Democratic Party that wants their vote and a Democratic Party that believes in making their life better. They’ll forgive you for pushing a policy they don’t like as long as they believe you’re doing it because you genuinely believe it’s what’s best for the country.
If it’s a heartbreak-related stress, I like to listen to Lauryn Hill’s ‘Forgive Them Father’ the most, especially the harmonies.
Of course God will forgive me; that’s His job.
Carrying a grudge is a heavy burden. As you forgive, you will feel the joy of being forgiven.
One forgives the critic – perhaps – but never the good-natured friend.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
It’s not anti-Catholic to question, nor is it anti-Catholic to be honest about the previous shortcomings of the church, because that is the only way we can ensure its strength and dignity moving forward. It is, however, very Catholic to forgive each other and to never stop loving each other.
One of the great benefits of organised religion is that you can be forgiven your sins, which must be a wonderful thing. I mean, I carry my sins around with me, there’s nobody there to forgive them.
I think that with everything I’ve done, in the end, whoever the central character is, they would find a way to forgive, because that’s really important to me.
I place an enormous premium on loyalty. If someone betrays me, I can forgive them rationally, but emotionally I have found it impossible to do so.
I grabbed my mom and I went to the couch and I said, ‘Mom I want to ask Jesus to come into my heart.’ And I got on my knee and I asked Jesus to come into my heart, forgive me of my sins, and make me a child of God.
Instead of hating, I have chosen to forgive and spend all of my positive energy on changing the world.
In the end, you have to forgive in order to heal and move forward with your life. For people who hurt you very deeply, you don’t have to forgive them for their sake but for your sake, so that you can move forward and have a healthier and happier life.
God cannot forgive a sinner who does not acknowledge his sin.
When I put my faith in Jesus Christ as my savior, and I asked him to forgive and to come into my life, and He does – from that moment forward I have established a personal relationship with God that I have to develop, you know, through Bible reading and prayer, and living my life for him.
The Holy Spirit, thank God, often enables people to forgive even though they are not sure how they did it.
You hope that your teenage self would like and forgive your 50-year-old self.
I can’t forgive my friends for dying; I don’t find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.
If I screw up, I’m gonna say, ‘You know what? I really screwed up.’ That’s all you can do. Some people gonna forgive you, some people not gonna forgive you. That’s just the way it works.
I just hope everybody forgives me for whatever I did wrong. And hope they remember some of what I did right.
You can’t forgive without loving. And I don’t mean sentimentality. I don’t mean mush. I mean having enough courage to stand up and say, ‘I forgive. I’m finished with it.’
We all say things sometimes to hurt people, so it’s important to forgive and have peace with others and forgive and be at peace with yourself.
I feel a part of it, watching my husband the genius be a genius. So when he does something annoying, I can forgive him much more easily.
Everyone makes mistakes, and we need to learn to forgive ourselves.
It is a very delicate job to forgive a man, without lowering him in his own estimation, and yours too.
When people wrong us, you say, God, I choose to forgive this person. And sometimes people come back and ask for forgiveness and sometimes people don’t.
I warn the industry, they shouldn’t underestimate the fact that Rob and Fab still have a lot of fans. And they should try to forgive us. Because we weren’t bad for the music industry. We changed the music industry.
I forgive everyone in my life.
‘Tis easier for the generous to forgive, than for offence to ask it.
We’re only here to love God and each other. I’m not saying I’ve never gotten angry at anyone. I do. But you’ve got to forgive and move on.
It is easier often to forgive than to be forgiven; yet it is fatal to be willing to be forgiven by God and to be reluctant to be forgiven by men.
You have to take all the ups and downs that come your way like a pinch of salt. Just leave everything behind. Forgive and forget.
It’s far easier to forgive an enemy after you’ve got even with him.
A personal offense is like a scratch on a phonograph record. I couldn’t move my thoughts beyond my pain. It kept repeating, as if I were stuck within its grooves. There was only one way to play beyond it. I had to forgive them, so my heart could take its form again.
Our past is a story existing only in our minds. Look, analyze, understand, and forgive. Then, as quickly as possible, chuck it.
The quality of the work when I was 16… I’ve had my issues with it, but I’ve learned to forgive myself because I was 16 years old.
To be intimate with a married man, when my own father cheated on my mother, is not something I could forgive. I could not look at myself in the morning if I did that. I wouldn’t be attracted to a man who would cheat on his wife.
As a human being, it’s in your nature, when somebody says something about you negatively, to defend yourself and lash back. That’s what we all have to learn not to do. You have to forgive a person. And when you forgive a person, you have to forgive yourself.
Why are women always the ones who have to forgive? If you cheated on a man, he would be like, ‘You’re disgusting, and I want nothing to do with you.’ But women, we’re supposed to be like, ‘He messed up. He made a mistake.’
I’m the type of person that forgives.
If people become kinder to each other and begin to forgive some bitterness, if they begin to love their neighbor as the Most High loves us, then I am for it.
To punish the oppressors of humanity is clemency; to forgive them is cruelty.
If you learn how to forgive others for not being strong, then people can learn how to forgive you for your own issues.
I’m a little slow, so forgive me if I’m inarticulate.
Parents forgive their children least readily for the faults they themselves instilled in them.
Forgive me but I’ve been tutted at in Paris a fair few times and I still don’t know if it’s because I was wearing Asda jeans or had the temerity to order food in a restaurant.
Johnny Knoxville has such an incredible humanity to him when you meet him. He’s so warm and so funny, and he can sort of get into trouble and you sort of forgive him immediately.
If you miss something in the theater, you are working through it; you’ll get it tomorrow. It’s easy to forgive yourself in the theater. On television, you do one shot. All you’ve done rehearsal-wise is be blocked. There is all this pressure to get it right then.
I forgive ‘Face in the Crowd’ its uneven tone because it’s precisely what makes it feel unlike other Kazan movies.
I have never thought that the circumstance of God’s having forgiven me was any reason why I should forgive myself.
He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.
Understand that it is often unwise to forgive face to face. This tends to make the other person feel ‘put down’ and make you look holier-than-thou.
Some of our life experience makes us weary of love and make it difficult to forgive others.
Americans can forgive one another.
I don’t overthink when I’m styling. I kind of forgive myself and accept that I will make mistakes. Getting dressed should be a fun experience!
To see Sridevi making tea in Boney Kapoor’s kitchen was a huge letdown. I won’t forgive him because he brought the angel down from heaven to the kitchen of his apartment.
True, the name of the product wasn’t so great. Kindle? It was cute and sinister at the same time – worse than Edsel, or Probe, or Microsoft’s Bob. But one forgives a bad name. One even comes to be fond of a bad name, if the product itself is delightful.
So many people ask, ‘How could you forgive your mother for the way you were raised?’ It’s really not forgiveness, in my opinion. It’s acceptance. She’s never going to be the sort of mother who wants to take care of me.
The pope’s instruction for priests to forgive may mean, in some cases, the difference between a woman staying in the Catholic Church or leaving for a more understanding and empowering church nearby.
In a way I think Bill Clinton is more likely to forgive and move on or at least try to woo people who don’t love him. But he never really tried to woo the press as much as he might have.
The public seldom forgive twice.
Some people you can forgive and forget. Some people you cannot forgive or forget. There are other people you can forgive and not forget. So there’s people you can forgive and forget. Forgive and not forget. It depends on what they’ve done.
The more a man knows, the more he forgives.
It’s a horrible idea that God, this paragon of wisdom and knowledge, power, couldn’t think of a better way to forgive us our sins than to come down to Earth in his alter ego as his son and have himself hideously tortured and executed so that he could forgive himself.
The world can forgive practically anything except people who mind their own business.
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
I didn’t know if I would ever reconcile with my family, and I needed to believe that I could forgive, regardless.
Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.
There is nothing that people bear more impatiently, or forgive less, than contempt: and an injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult.
Keep all your personalities out of your work. Forget and forgive.
Only the brave know how to forgive… a coward never forgave; it is not in his nature.
I can forgive the body breaking down. It’s a little tougher to forgive that mental lapse.
God will forgive me; that’s his business.
I had to learn compassion. Had to learn what it felt like to hate, and to forgive and to love and be loved. And to lose people close to me. Had to feel deep loneliness and sorrow. And then I could write.
If, after I depart this vale, you ever remember me and have thought to please my ghost, forgive some sinner and wink your eye at some homely girl.
We develop our propensity to forgive or not to forgive by what we see illustrated at the early ages of our development.
You can forgive yourself a great deal.
It’s a lie, but Heaven will forgive you for it.
I didn’t have a catharsis for my childhood pain, most of us don’t, and until I learned how to forgive those people and let it go, I was unhappy.
The first step in forgiveness is the willingness to forgive.
Can you really forgive if you can’t forget?
Through my experiences, I was living with anger and hatred, which was a really bad thing for me. Then I learned how to forgive, and it freed me from hatred and helped me a lot.
Many promising reconciliations have broken down because while both parties come prepared to forgive, neither party come prepared to be forgiven.
One thing about racing, a lot of times you’ll get upset with someone, yet we live in confinement here. It’s almost like we live in a prison and you have to try and get along. Forgive and forget.
Nobody is allowed to make money by defaming me. I may forgive, but I’ll never forget.
Beauty is merciless. You do not look at it, it looks at you and does not forgive.
In my case, I belong to a group of aspiring and practicing biographers in Boston. We meet once a month for a coupla hours. It’s become my lifeline – forgive the pun.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Sometimes, life just gets in the way, and you have to forgive yourself for putting on a few pounds.
There are so many factors when you think of your own films. You think of the people you worked on it with, and somehow forget the movie. You can’t forgive the movie for a long time. It takes a few years to look at it with any objectivity and forgive its flaws.
Nothing enables us to forgive like knowing in our hearts that we have been forgiven.
To forgive and to be forgiven are the two points of holy magnificence and holy modesty; round these two centres the whole doctrine of largesse revolves.
Throwing money at something doesn’t really create – forgive me that onerous word – art.
The idea of God is the sole wrong for which I cannot forgive mankind.
You’ve got to be willing to forgive and say, ‘God, get something good out of something bad.’ And if you’ll make that choice… God will do it.
I have always hated celebrities lecturing people on politics. So forgive me. But I am passionate about this country. I am equally passionate about the potential of the people who live here.
Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much.
I don’t hate humanity and I’m not interested in people who do. Although, it’s funny, actually, some of my favorite writers really do. Like Martin Amis. My dirty secret. ‘London Fields’ is one of my favorite books ever. And it’s indefensible! But he’s so funny… I forgive him everything.
Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.
I forgive everyone who caused my suffering, even the pilot, commander, people controlling me.
I pray for my enemies, that God would forgive them.
I can always forgive and forget if I care about someone.
To be able to bear provocation is an argument of great reason, and to forgive it of a great mind.
In battle, you forgive a man anything except an unwillingness to take risks. Sometimes you have to put it on the line.
I am a Christian, and the Bible teaches me to forgive.
In my experience, it’s quite an empowering thing to forgive someone because you take control and take ownership of that feeling, of that resentment, and that power that they have taken from you, and in some way, you end up being able to turn it around.
I’m very forgiving so I forgive most things, really.
Atheists have as much conscience, possibly more, than people with deep religious conviction, and they still have the same problem of how they reconcile themselves to a bad deed in the past. It’s a little easier if you’ve got a god to forgive you.
If consulted by friends about marital dramas, I always encourage the singles to marry, the married to stick together, the neglectful and wayward to renew their loving commitment and the wronged to forgive.
There are techniques of Buddhism, such as meditation, that anyone can adopt. And, of course, there are Christian monks and nuns who already use Buddhist methods in order to develop their devotion, compassion, and ability to forgive.
The motto should not be: Forgive one another; rather understand one another.
Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I’ll forgive Thy great big joke on me.
The Earth forgives the previous year every year.
Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.
Forgive: Make a conscious decision to cease to harbor resentment, which includes forgiving a debt and giving up one’s resolve to retaliate.
God forgives us… who am I not to forgive?
The fear of life, the fear of burdens and of duties, of annoyances and of catastrophes! The fear of life, which makes us, through dread of its sufferings, refuse its joys. Ah! I tell you, this cowardliness enrages me; I cannot forgive it. We must live – live a complete life – live all our life.
It’s the most amazing thing to be able to forgive.
The one process now going on that will take millions of years to correct is the loss of genetic and species diversity by the destruction of natural habitats. This is the folly our descendants are least likely to forgive us.
The history of our country is cruel. We have to face those issues or, should I say, we had to. Not anymore I hope, because we are going in the right direction, and we are ready to forgive, ready to move on.
I’m just a person who forgives and forgets. I have a hard time holding grudges.
I’ve been praying to God to show me how to forgive myself. Because… maybe… that’s the thing I’ve been searching for.
The remedy for life’s broken pieces is not classes, workshops or books. Don’t try to heal the broken pieces. Just forgive.
It takes one person to forgive, it takes two people to be reunited.
Do you realize, when Mandela was inaugurated president, he invited as his special guests the white jailers from his Robben Island prison? He literally did forgive everybody.
I go out of my way to accommodate people and out of my way to forgive them.
I have published a proclamation: ‘Forgive us our transgressions as we forgive those who transgress against us.’ I have ordered all citizens to return to their parishes to enjoy the benefits of this general amnesty.
A winner rebukes and forgives; a loser is too timid to rebuke and too petty to forgive.
In times of tumult, voters are likely to forgive a president, if not reward him, for compromises made in service of solutions.
Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury.
He who forgives readily only invites offense.
God forgives those who invent what they need.
You can forgive somebody and still believe they need a consequence.
I do not bring forgiveness with me, nor forgetfulness. The only ones who can forgive are dead; the living have no right to forget.
The biggest lesson I’ve learned throughout the first season of ‘Workin’ Moms’ is that you have to give yourself permission to forgive yourself.
Those who easily forgive invite offenses.
I learned to forgive myself, and that enabled me to forgive my mother as a person.
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative.
God may forgive your sins, but your nervous system won’t.
You are changed by the people you are closest to, and this has allowed me to forgive myself for the person I once was.
I’m a forgiver. I might not forget, but I forgive. My mother, father and older brother always told me: ‘Don’t hold grudges. If you do that, you don’t lower yourself down to your adversary. Just treat people the way you want to be treated.’ I honestly think that’s why I was able to survive and have some success.
It doesn’t matter whether it’s the 93rd minute, Giggsy is making his jinky, mazy little runs. You could forgive him for maybe not coming out training every day, because he’s done so much in the game, but every day he’s out there. He doesn’t seem to need a rest.
I remember my uncle and my father telling me that my mother didn’t want me because I was blind. She thought being blind was a disgrace and a punishment from God. I understand that a lot of young mothers probably wouldn’t know what to do in that situation, but over your life you learn to forgive everything.
I am much chastened and profoundly remorseful. I can only hope that the Almighty and those whom I have wronged will forgive me my trespasses.
I’ve had friends who say that they would never forgive cheating, but then they fall in love, the guy cheats, and they forgive him. I don’t know what I would do.
My grandfather once ventured upon publishing a volume of hymns. I never heard anyone speak in their favour or argue that they ought to have been sung in the congregation. In that volume, he promised a second if the first should prove acceptable. We forgive him the first collection because he did not inflict another.
I can play really terrible human beings, and I seem to have a quality that people can, if not necessarily forgive me those sins, at least cut me some slack.