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50 Quotes About Second Chances And Forgiveness

50 Quotes About Second Chances And Forgiveness

List Of 50 Quotes About Second Chances And Forgiveness:

#1 Jon Krakauer

“When you forgive, you love. And when you love, God’s light shines upon you.”

#2 Holly Elissa Bruno

“To take that second chance, we need to notice where we are and be open to the possibility of growing.”

#3 Tara Westover

”Forgiveness isn’t just the absence of anger. I think it’s also the presence of self-love, when you actually begin to value yourself.”

#4 April Mae Monterrosa

“I have to really love something for me to want it, crave it, spend my time on it, and give it a second chance.”

#5 John F. KennedyJohn F. Kennedy

“Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.”

#6 Jeanette Coron

“You don’t need to wait for that second chance, because every second is a chance to change your life for the better.”

#7 Reinhold Niebuhr

”Forgiveness is the final form of love.”

#8 Ahmed Mostafa

“I can’t tell whether a revived man would appreciate his second chance or yearn for the stolen serenity.”

#9 Felice Stevens

“The wonderful thing about second chances is that they exist”

#10 C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis
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“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.”

#11 Bangambiki Habyarimana

“No one can claim perfection, that’s why everyone needs a second chance ad infinitum”

#12 Slaven Vujic

“Forgiveness is the highest degree of a trust in a better man”

#13 Robert FrostRobert Frost

”Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.”

#14 Alison Croggon

“We are all mistaken sometimes; sometimes we do wrong things, things that have bad consequences. But it does not mean we are evil, or that we cannot be trusted ever afterward.”

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#15 Mark TwainMark Twain

“Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.”

#16 Khaled Hossein

“I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded; not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.”

#17 Gerald Jampolsky

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

#18 Lewis B. Smedes

”To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.”

#19 Maya Angelou

”It’s one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody.”

#20 Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey
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“True forgiveness is when you can say, “Thank you for that experience.”

#21 Les Brown

”Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.”

#22 Alexander Pope

“To err is human, to forgive, divine.”

#23 Michael Finkel

”America might be the land of second chances, but it ain’t the land of third chances.”

#24 J.K. Rowling

“Dumbledore says people find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right.”

#25 Richard Paul Evans

“It has been said that sometimes the greatest hope in our lives is just a second chance to do what we should have done right in the first place.”

#26 Desmond TutuDesmond Tutu

”Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.”

#27 Steve Maraboli

“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.”

#28 Anna B. Doe, Lines

“Maybe even all this time, from the time he broke my heart for the first time and I promised myself I’ll never forgive him, I was just waiting for him on the other side of the line.”

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#29 George Pelecanos

”I’m a strong believer in second chances.”

#30 Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee
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”Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.”

#31 Debbie Mason

“Life wasn’t perfect. It wasn’t meant to be. If you didn’t go through the bad times, the sad times, you wouldn’t appreciate how incredible the good times were.”

#32 T.A. Webb

“When you stand at the abyss, you fall to your knees and you fucking grab for any comfort, any little thing to keep it from swallowing you whole.”

#33 Poo Bear

”I don’t know about the rest of the world, but America loves redemption. They love giving people second chances.”

#34 Matt Bevin

”I believe in forgiveness, I believe in second chances, and I believe we should find a way to restore the Second Amendment rights to people who are qualified and have shown themselves qualified to have those rights restored to them.”

#35 Mahatma GandhiMahatma Gandhi

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”

#36 Yolanda Hadid

”I believe forgiveness is the best form of love in any relationship. It takes a strong person to say they’re sorry and an even stronger person to forgive.”

#37 Bernard Meltzer

”When you forgive, you in no way change the past – but you sure do change the future.”

#38 H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

”Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.”

#39 Bryant H. McGill

”There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.”

#40 Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.
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”Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

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#41 Kaya McLaren

“Miracles were just second chances if you really thought about it–second chances when all hope was lost.”

#42 Nora Sakavic

“It’s about second chances, Neil. Second, third, fourth, whatever, as long as you get at least one more than what anyone else wanted to give you.”

#43 Daisy Whitney

“Because this is what I believe – that second chances are stronger than secrets. You can let secrets go. But a second chance? You don’t let that pass you by.”

#44 C. JoyBell C.

“In case you never get a second chance: don’t be afraid!” “And what if you do get a second chance?” “You take it!”

#45 Oscar WildeOscar Wilde

“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”

#46 Vanessa Diffenbaugh

”We all make mistakes, and we all need second chances. For youth in foster care, these mistakes are often purposeful – if not consciously so; a way to test the strength of a bond and establish trust in a new parent.”

#47 Greg Boyle

”The business of second chances is everybody’s business.”

#48 Orlando Aloysius Battista

”Temptations, unlike opportunities, will always give you many second chances.”

#49 Odette Annable

”I like second chances. I’ve given people second chances. You have fall-outs with friends, and forgiveness is a great thing to have. It’s not easy to forgive. I definitely don’t forget, but I do forgive.”

#50 Jean Smart

”We all fantasize about a relationship we’d like to do over or something we’d like to change about our past. I think there are a lot more opportunities for second chances in our lives than we think.”

References

https://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/wilde_oscar.shtml
https://www.history.com/topics/gay-rights/oscar-wilde-trial

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