Quotes on Forgiveness

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

–Paul Boese



I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note – torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one.

–Henry Ward Beecher



Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.

–Marlene Dietrich



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

–Mahatma Gandhi



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

–William Arthur Ward



The man who forgives is far stronger than the man who fights.

–Nathan Croall



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