Quotes of forgiveness

  1. There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness – Josh Billings
  2. Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness anger concealed often hardens into revenge. – Robert Bulwer-Lytton
  3. These subsidies from four European governments, which include aircraft launch assistance, capital injections, debt forgiveness have enabled Airbus to develop and range market airliners well below cost. – Norm Dicks
  4. Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness The other is for goodness. – Billy Graham
  5. Reversing your treatment of the man you have wronged is better than asking his forgiveness – Elbert Hubbard
  6. Forgiveness is God's command. – Martin Luther
  7. Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life. – George MacDonald
  8. When there's that forgiveness present and compassion, it just helps you live so much easier. – Craig T. Nelson
  9. Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness or else forgiving another. – Jean Paul
  10. The principle that certain sins should not receive the Church's testimony of forgiveness was probably no novelty at all, but had been applied in various churches; perhaps, however, with no strict consistency. – Robert Rainy
  11. I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance. – Adlai Stevenson
  12. I would say that playing this character has caused me to think about a lot of things. He's always questioning himself and trying to get back to something he lost touch with and trying to find forgiveness Everybody struggles with these things to some extent in their life. – Lee Tergesen
  13. Without forgiveness there's no future. – Desmond Tutu
  14. Sometimes I see myself fine, sometimes I need a witness. And I like the whole truth, but there are nights I only need forgiveness – Dar Williams
  15. The first step in forgiveness is the willingness to forgive. – Marianne Williamson

Usage examples for forgiveness

  1. The king was very content with the words of the countess: " Where there is no error there is no need to beg forgiveness – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  2. It was a kiss of forgiveness she had wanted, and she had put her heart into her eyes and begged as for her very life. – Marcia Schuyler by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  3. My poor friend, I entreat your forgiveness from my very soul! – Countess Erika's Apprenticeship by Ossip Schubin
  4. I came back to tell him so, to ask his forgiveness – A Little Book for Christmas by Cyrus Townsend Brady
  5. The change was great since Lady Lansdowne had seen her in the coach at Chippenham; and it might well be that if words of forgiveness were to be spoken, no time was to be lost. – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  6. He threw his pride to the winds, and prayed her mercy and her forgiveness – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  7. Get his forgiveness and all will be right. – After a Shadow, and Other Stories by T. S. Arthur
  8. But I have come to a point where I feel your forgiveness to be necessary to me. – Hetty Wesley by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  9. If she had struck this blow- I know she thought of it: or if she would strike it now, I could not only forgive her, I could beg forgiveness – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  10. He does not promise forgiveness hereafter. – Joy in Service; Forgetting, and Pressing Onward; Until the Day Dawn by George Tybout Purves
  11. " But your sermon- you said in your sermon, father- why, how can free forgiveness have conditions? – The Pastor's Wife by Elizabeth von Arnim
  12. The minister prayed so earnestly for the graces of forgiveness loving kindness and tender mercy, that several in the congregation began to wonder who had been hard on his neighbor now. – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
  13. I want you to feel that I realize the wrong I did you in that, and ask your forgiveness for it." – A Manifest Destiny by Julia Magruder
  14. You have done nothing that is past forgiveness – The Lamp in the Desert by Ethel M. Dell
  15. " There is no humbleness that I will not perform for their forgiveness my Buzz and my Sue," I said to them. – The Daredevil by Maria Thompson Daviess
  16. Words of forgiveness were always on his lips, and his hand was ever open to distress. – Pius IX. And His Time by The Rev. Æneas MacDonell Dawson
  17. It is mine to ask your forgiveness for much that I have done and said. – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  18. Before I go, let me be certain that my forgiveness is complete? – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
  19. I hope you will pardon the liberty I have taken, and Olga spoke in sweet, low tones; but I came to plead for your forgiveness – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
  20. David's Prayer for Forgiveness – Sowing and Reaping by Dwight Moody