Five Famous Forgiveness Quotes Everyone Should Read

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Forgiveness is something we all face nearly every day. Sometimes we are on the receiving end and other times we are the individual needing to forgive. While we all want to be forgiven, it is not always easy to forgive someone. However, forgiveness is a critical part of our lives and is something that has great benefits for yourself, giving you freedom and peace.


It is ok if you are not sure where to start with forgiveness or struggle with it. The important thing is that you recognize the need for forgiveness to take place. We want you to know you are not alone on this journey of forgiveness. Whether you are looking for motivation to continue with forgiving someone, looking to be forgiven or need help starting the process, we have compiled a list of five famous forgiveness quotes that can inspire everyone and help you on your journey.


Use these to remind you that you are not alone, motivate you and challenge you to forgive- if for no one else but yourself.


“There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.”

- Bryant H. McGill


“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

- Martin Luther King, Jr.


“Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.”

- Bruce Lee


“True forgiveness is when you can say Thank You for that experience.”

-Oprah Winfrey


“When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and get free.”

-Cathrine Ponder


InspirationalHeidi McDow