Forgiveness is a complex process, and quotes about forgiveness can help you navigate it. The properly timed forgiveness quote can help you focus on how to forgive--or ask for forgiveness. Quotes about forgiveness can have unexpected power. Let forgiveness quotes be part of your journey toward reconciliation.

I try to incorporate faith every day, to not remind myself of past failures, to learn how to forgive and to trust the future.

Vanessa Williams

We've all been broken at some point. Forgiving ourselves or another person helps us move forward.

Academy Award-winning actress Julia Roberts

Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.

Dr. Chérie Carter Scott

The forgiving state of mind is a magnetic power for attracting good.

Catherine Ponder

Anger and hatred are the real enemies that we must confront and defeat, not the 'enemies' who appear from time to time in our lives.

The Dalai Lama

It’s simple: When you haven’t forgiven those who’ve hurt you, you turn your back against your future. When you do forgive, you start walking forward.

Tyler Perry

Only the truly magnanimous and strong are capable of forgiving and loving.

Kim Dae Jung

Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.

Lewis B. Smedes

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.

David Jeremiah

Forgiveness is the power that enlivens relationships. Forgiveness keeps life moving forward, creates harmony and makes you spiritually strong.

Maoshing Ni, M.D.

True forgiveness does not even remember the injury.

Two Seekers

Forgiveness does not mean condoning what has been done. Forgiving means abandoning your right to pay back the perpetrator in his own coin, but it is a loss that liberates the victim.

Desmond Tutu