Top 45 Most Inspiring Quotes On Self-Forgiveness

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Self-forgiveness is not an easy process, but it’s worth it in the end. When you forgive yourself, you feel better about who you are and what you have achieved in life. You can be happy with yourself for the good things that you do. Many self-hatred causes include growing up with criticism or holding on to guilt or shame, and feeling powerless or broken beyond repair. When these feelings of self-hatred go unaddressed, they can create a lot of suffering over time and even lead to depression and addiction.

The act of self-forgiveness is an important step towards changing your life. When you forgive yourself, you can accept your mistakes and failures. You become less stressed about the past and more accepting of who you are in the present. It can lead to an improvement in your self-confidence, self-worth, and self-esteem. It can also lead to a higher level of happiness, satisfaction, and peace. Check out these inspirational quotes that will inspire you to forgive yourself & change your emotions towards positiveness.

Top 45 Most Inspiring Quotes On Self-Forgiveness

“Self-rejection is the greatest enemy of the spiritual life because it contradicts the sacred voice that calls us the “Beloved.” – Henri Nouwen

“Forgiveness is choosing to love. It is the first skill of self-giving love.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

“There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.” ― Bryant H. McGill

 “We all make mistakes, don’t we? But if you can’t forgive yourself, you’ll always be an exile in your own life.” ― Curtis Sittenfeld

“Forgive yourself for the decisions you have made, the ones you still call mistakes when you tuck them in at night.” ― Sarah Kay

“Our sorrows and wounds are only healed when we touch them with compassion. – Buddha

“You forgive yourself for every failure because you are trying to do the right thing. God knows that and you know it. Nobody else may know it.” ― Maya Angelou

“Forgive yourself, but don’t forget.” ― Alexandra Bracken

 “Never forget that to forgive yourself is to release trapped energy that could be doing good work in the world.” ― D. Patrick Miller

 “Learn to forgive yourself.” ― Anonymous

“Forgiveness is really a gift to yourself – have the compassion to forgive others, and the courage to forgive yourself.” ― Mary Anne Radmacher

 “He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr.

 “You need to learn to accept your flaws and forgive yourself.” ― Susan Mallery

 “The most important thing about being a father is being able to forgive yourself. If you don’t forgive yourself, you’re not going to forgive your kids, either.” ― Evander Holyfield

 “If you haven’t forgiven yourself for something, how can you forgive others?” Dolores Huerta

 “Forgiveness is for yourself because it frees you. It lets you out of that prison you put yourself in.” ― Louise Hay

 “Forgiving yourself, believing in yourself and choosing to love yourself are the best gifts one could receive.” ― Brittany Burgunder

 “Embrace and love all of yourself – past, present, and future. Forgive yourself quickly and as often as necessary. Encourage yourself. Tell yourself good things about yourself.” ― Melody Beattie

 “The burden of regret can weigh us down heavily on our spiritual journey. The best way to release regret is to forgive ourselves.” ― James Van Praagh

“Forgive yourself for not knowing what you didn’t know before you learned it.” ― Maya Angelou

 “Silently repeat to yourself: I forgive myself for any ways in which I knowingly or unknowingly caused hurt or harm to any living being or creature. I forgive all who have ever hurt or harmed me. Everything between us is now cleared up.” ― Michael Beckwith

“Lack of forgiveness causes almost all of our self-sabotaging behavior.” ― Mark Victor Hansen

“You’ve been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” ― Louise L. Hay

“In order to heal, we must first forgive … and sometimes the person we must forgive is ourselves.” ― Mila Bron

“Feeling compassion for ourselves in no way releases us from responsibility for our actions. Rather, it releases us from the self-hatred that prevents us from responding to our life with clarity and balance.” ― Tara Brach

 “Forgive yourself, you are not perfect. Show yourself grace; you are still learning. Show yourself patience; you are on a journey.” ― Shannon Yvette Tanner

“The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.” ― Carl Jung

 “The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself. If we don’t have that we never grow, we never learn, and sure as hell we should never teach.” ― Maya Angelou

“We can make ourselves miserable or we can make ourselves strong. The amount of effort is the same.” ― Pema Chodron

 “Forgiveness is a choice, but it is not an option.” ― Joel Osteen

 “Beware of the man who does not return your blow: he neither forgives you nor allows you to forgive yourself.” ― George Bernard Shaw

 “You cannot travel back in time to fix your mistakes, but you can learn from them and forgive yourself for not knowing better.” ― Leon Brown

 “Forgiving yourself, not guilt, increases personal accountability.” ― David D. Burns

 “Do as the heavens have done, forget your evil; With them forgive yourself.” ― William Shakespeare

“Forgive yourself – no one else will.” ― Maya Angelou

“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” ― Jack Kornfield

“When we give ourselves self-compassion, we are opening our hearts in a way that can transform our lives.” ― Kristin Neff

 “You can sit there forever, lamenting about how bad you’ve been, feeling guilty until you die, and not one tiny slice of that guilt will do anything to change a single thing in the past. Forgive yourself, then move on!” Wayne Dyer

“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

 “Self-forgiveness is essential to self-healing.” ― Ruth Carter Stapleton

“People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what’s bitter and move on.” ― Bill Cosby

 “Forgive yourself before you die. Then forgive others.” ― Mitch Albom

“Forgive yourself. The supreme act of forgiveness is when you can forgive yourself for all the wounds you’ve created in your own life. Forgiveness is an act of self-love. When you forgive yourself, self-acceptance begins and self-love grows.” ― Miguel Angel Ruiz

 “Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.” ― Les Brown

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