Forgive Me Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old forgive me quotes, forgive me sayings, and forgive me proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

I find that when I think I am asking God to forgive me I am often in reality. . . asking Him not to forgive me but to excuse me. C. S. Lewis
God forgive me if I do wrong in following with ardor the strongest instincts of my nature. Julia Ward Howe
Forgive me for noting that conservatives seem to believe that the rich will work harder if we give them more, and the poor will work harder if we give them less. E. J. Dionne
Lord please forgive me for my sinning, I ain't saying that I'm finished but I'm praying in advance Cause they way her eyes glance like they playing in my pants J Cole
I pray to you God to forgive me from all my sins, to allow me to glorify you in every possible way. Mohamed Atta
Your sins are great? Just tell the Lord: Forgive me, help me to get up again, change my heart! Pope Francis
And throughout all eternity, I forgive you and you forgive me. William Blake
Forgiveness is the final form of love. Reinhold Niebuhr
The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, 'O God, forgive me,' or 'Help me. Billy Graham
I'm not perfect. Remember that, and try to forgive me when I fail you. Elizabeth Lowell
Forgiving is not forgetting. It's letting go of the hurt. Kathy
To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable, because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you. C.S. Lewis
Forgive me, Spirit of my spirit, for this, that I have found it easier to read the mystery told in tears and understood Thee better in sorrow than in joy. George William Russell
You must forgive me, for I struggled only for you. Emily Jane Brontë
Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom. Hannah Arendt
Forgiveness is an act of faith in God, an act of hope in the future, and an act of love for our neighbors. If we dare forgive, we can trust that God will deepen within and among us the gift of peace. John Dear
We think of the noble object for which the professor appears tonight, we may be assured that the Lord will forgive any one who will laugh at the professor. Stephen Leacock
Forgiveness is freeing up and putting to better use the energy once consumed by holding grudges, harboring resentments, and nursing unhealed wounds. It is rediscovering the strengths we always had and relocating our limitless capacity to understand and accept other people and ourselves. Sidney and Suzanne Simon
Forgive me for being so ordinary while claiming to know so extraordinary a God. Jim Elliot
Never forget the nine most important words of any family- I love you. You are beautiful. Please forgive me. H Jackson Brown Jr
Please understand. Please forgive me. I prayed every day for you to be alive, until hope became painful. Don't hate me. I still love you. Lauren Oliver
Hope you'll forgive me, never meant wrong. Tried to be patient, but waited too long. But I would've came back.. But I would've came back for you Drake
Please forgive me for laughing when you fall. I'm so sorry but I never cared at all. Five Finger Death Punch
Holy Father, forgive me for grumbling. I know I've sounded just like the Israelites. I long to dwell not on the If Onlys but on You. Make me wise like the old woodcutter - content with what I know, not perturbed by what I don't know. Linda Dillow
Since God has given me a cheerful heart, He will forgive me for serving Him cheerfully. Joseph Haydn
Forgive me, O Heavenly Father, according to the multitude of Thy mercies. I have lusted in my heart to break a man's skull and scatter the stench of his brains across several people's back yards. Barbara Kingsolver
Dear Lord, forgive me for all of the times I've compared myself to others. I know that You have hand-picked all of my qualities. Help me to see these things as beautiful reminders of Your great love in creating me as Your daughter. In Jesus' Name, Amen. Lysa Terkeurst
Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me. Robert Frost
Forgiveness is choosing to love. It is the first skill of self-giving love. Mohandas K. Gandhi
The more we know, the better we forgive. Those who feel deeply feel for all living beings. Madame De Stael
I feel like God has forgiven me of so much, that I will forgive everyone who has hurt us. Jim Bakker
Never forget that to forgive yourself is to release trapped energy that could be doing good work in the world. D. Patrick Miller
I think that if God forgives us we must forgive ourselves. Otherwise, it is almost like setting up ourselves as a higher tribunal than Him. C.S. Lewis
The forgiving state of mind is a magnetic power for attracting good. Catherine Ponder
Oh I’m sorry for blaming you For everything I just couldn’t do And I’ve hurt myself from hurting you. Christina Aguilera
Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart. Corrie ten Boom
I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine. Jane Austen
Forgive others, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace. Jonathan Lockwood Huie
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. Mahatma Gandhi
Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. Mark Twain
Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude. Martin Luther King Jr.
True forgiveness is when you can say, "Thank you for that experience". Oprah Winfrey
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. Oscar Wilde
Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future. Paul Boese
Forgiveness must be immediate, whether or not a person asks for it. Trust must be rebuilt over time. Trust requires a track record. Rick Warren
Any fool knows men and women think differently at times, but the biggest difference is this. Men forget, but never forgive; women forgive, but never forget. Robert Jordan
You cannot forgive just once, forgiveness is a daily practice. Sonia Rumzi
The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward. Steve Maraboli
Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient. Steve Maraboli
Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness. Steve Maraboli
Love yourself. Forgive yourself. Be true to yourself. How you treat yourself sets the standard for how others will treat you. Steve Maraboli
The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naïve forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget. Thomas Szasz
An apology is a good way to have the last word. unknown
I am a sinner, Who's probably gonna sin again. Lord forgive me! Kendrick Lamar