Global Forgiveness Day is all about alleviating grievances and finding healing. Here are 11 impactful quotes to inspire us to do just that.
“I wonder if that was how forgiveness budded; not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with the pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.”Khaled Hosseini
“At that moment, something shifted sweetly inside him. It was forgiveness, beautiful and effortless, and complete. For Louie Zamperini, the war was over.”Laura Hillenbrand
“To Understand is to Forgive.”Ernest Hemingway
“ Why should the injured, the still bleeding, bear the onus of forgiveness?”Delia Owens
“But remember that forgiveness too is a power. To beg for it is a power, and to withhold or bestow it is a power, perhaps the greatest.”Margaret Atwood
“Forgiveness is not a single act, but a matter of constant practice.”Diana Gabaldon
“One minute of reconciliation is worth more than a whole life of friendship.”Gabriel Garcia Marquez
“I have learned to accept my responsibility and forgive myself first, then to apologize to anyone injured by my misreckoning.”Maya Angelou
“There is magic in sincere forgiveness. Magic to heal. In forgiveness you grant, and more so in the forgiveness you receive.”Terry Goodkind
“The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.”John Green
“Not every mistake deserves a consequence. Sometimes the only thing it deserves is forgiveness.”Colleen Hoover
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