10 Forgiveness Quotes That Will Make You Want To Say, "I'm Sorry"

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Are you struggling to ask for forgiveness? Many times when we cause someone pain we feel ashamed, angry and like our actions are unforgivable. Many times these feelings prevent us from apologizing.

While that may seem like the easy route it is not the route that will allow you and the person you hurt to truly heal and experience peace. We have compiled some quotes that will inspire and encourage you to confront your mistakes and say, “I’m sorry.”  

“We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.”    Martin Luther King, Jr.

“I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge.”   Gerald Jampolsky

“The most important thing that I learned in growing up is that forgiveness is something that, when you do it, you free yourself to move on.” Tyler Perry

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

“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.”    Marianne Williamson

“Love in the real world means saying you're sorry 10 times a day.”     Kathie Lee Gifford

“Our lack of forgiveness makes us hate, and our lack of compassion makes us hard-hearted. Pride in our hearts makes us resentful and keeps our memory in a constant whirlwind of passion and self-pity.”    Mother Angelica

“We cannot embrace God's forgiveness if we are so busy clinging to past wounds and nursing old grudges.”      T. D. Jakes

“The remedy for life's broken pieces is not classes, workshops or books. Don't try to heal the broken pieces. Just forgive.    Iyanla Vanzant

“Forgiveness is not a feeling - it's a decision we make because we want to do what's right before God. It's a quality decision that won't be easy and it may take time to get through the process, depending on the severity of the offense.”    Joyce Meyer