65 Forgive Yourself Quotes On Success In Life

These forgive yourself quotes will inspire you. Forgiving yourself is about more than just putting the past behind you and moving on.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging forgive yourself quotes, forgive yourself sayings, and forgive yourself proverbs.

Best Forgive Yourself Quotes

  1. “Love yourself-accept yourself-forgive yourself-and be good to yourself, because without you the rest of us are without a source of many wonderful things.” ~ Leo Buscaglia
  2. “Forgive yourself first. Release the need to replay a negative situation over and over again in your mind. Don’t become a hostage to your past by always reviewing and reliving your mistakes. Don’t remind yourself of what should have, could have or would have been. Release it and let it go. Move on.” ~ Les Brown , Forgive yourself quotes first
  3. “Everyone makes mistakes. The wise are not people who never make mistakes, but those who forgive themselves and learn from their mistakes.” ~ Ajahn Brahm
  4. “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

  5. “If we all hold on to the mistake, we can’t see our own glory in the mirror because we have the mistake between our faces and the mirror; we can’t see what we’re capable of being. You can ask forgiveness of others, but in the end the real forgiveness is in one’s own self.” ~ Maya Angelou
  6. “Forgiveness is really a gift to yourself – have the compassion to forgive others, and the courage to forgive yourself.” ~ Mary Anne Radmacher
  7. “The past doesn’t determine your future unless you carry it with you into the present. Forgiving yourself and others, you free the universe to begin again at any moment.” ~ Marianne Williamson
  8. “The more you know yourself, the more you forgive yourself.” ~ Confucius

  9. “Forgive yourself for what you think you’ve done or not done. At every moment, you had your reasons for all of your actions and decisions. You’ve always done the best that you could do. Forgive yourself.” ~ Doreen Virtue
  10. “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
  11. “The reason to forgive ourselves is not because we feel like it or because we want to see ourselves as blameless but because we limit what we can receive from God when we hold on to our past. He wants to do so much more than we could ever imagine. Forgiving yourself starts with believing in God’s incredible love for you and accepting His amazing grace and mercy. If God Almighty can forgive us who are we to hold on to what He has not only forgiven but forgotten” ~ Sue Augustine , Forgive yourself quotes more
  12. “Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.” ~ Les Brown

  13. “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
  14. “Never forget that to forgive yourself is to release trapped energy that could be doing good work in the world.” ~ D. Patrick Miller
  15. “I don’t know if I continue, even today, always liking myself. But what I learned to do many years ago was to forgive myself. It is very important for every human being to forgive herself or himself because if you live, you will make mistakes – it is inevitable. But once you do and you see the mistake, then you forgive yourself and say, ‘Well, if I’d known better I’d have done better,’ that’s all.” ~ Maya Angelou , Learn to forgive yourself quotes
  16. “Forgiveness is for yourself because it frees you. It lets you out of that prison you put yourself in.” ~ Louise Hay

  17. “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
  18. “There is a lot to look at when you are serious about transformation. You look at everything you’ve ever done, every circumstance you’ve ever been in, cleaning up everything in your past. Reconciling, forgiving others, forgiving yourself. It’s a lot of work, actually.” ~ Marianne Williamson
  19. “Do as the heavens have done, forget your evil; With them forgive yourself.” ~ William Shakespeare
  20. “The more you rejoice in your own forgiveness, the quicker you will be to forgive others.” ~ Timothy Keller

  21. “It’s toughest to forgive ourselves. So it’s probably best to start with other people. It’s almost like peeling an onion. Layer by layer, forgiving others, you really do get to the point where you can forgive yourself.” ~ Patty Duke
  22. “There is some good in the worst of us, and some evil in the best of us.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  23. “True forgiveness is a self-healing process which starts with you and gradually extends to everyone else.” ~ Robert Holden
  24. “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
  25. “Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness.” ~ Gerald Jampolsky

  26. “Forgive those who have hurt you.” ~ Les Brown
  27. “Not One Tiny Slice of that Guilt will Do Anything to Change a Single Thing in the Past” ~ Wayne Dyer
  28. “Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.” ~ Lewis B. Smedes
  29. “The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.” ~ Maya Angelou

  30. “Forgive yourself for the decisions you have made, the ones you still call mistakes when you tuck them in at night.” ~ Sarah Kay
  31. “People will never forget how you made them feel.” ~ Maya Angelou
  32. “There is a fine balance between honoring the past and losing yourself in it. For example, you can acknowledge and learn from mistakes you made, and then move on and refocus on the now. It is called forgiving yourself.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  33. “Feel guilty. Mourn this. But move on. Don’t let it destroy you. Forgive yourself.” ~ Richelle Mead

  34. “Accept the past as past, without denying it or discarding it.” ~ Mitch Albom
  35. “Once you forgive yourself, the self-rejection in your mind is over. Self-acceptance begins, and the self-love will grow so strong that you will finally accept yourself just the way you are. That’s the beginning of the free human. Forgiveness is the key.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  36. “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
  37. “Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory.” ~ Lewis B. Smedes

  38. “Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is, therefore, the means for correcting our misperceptions.” ~ Gerald Jampolsky
  39. “Forgive yourself and be ready to forgive yourself in the future. You’re gonna screw up. It’s okay.” ~ David D. Burns
  40. “Having asked God for forgiveness, accept release, then truly forgive yourself and turn your back definitely on the matter.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale
  41. “Accept what you are able to do and what you are not able to do.” ~ Mitch Albom

  42. “The only thing I can talk about is just forgiving yourself because I do not have everything together. And so I tell people: No, you should see my house, it’s a mess.” ~ Susan Sarandon
  43. “Forgiveness is beautiful and it feels good when someone gives that gift to you. But it’s one thing for someone you wronged to forgive you. It was another to forgive yourself.” ~ Kristen Ashley
  44. “Learn to forgive yourself and to forgive others.” ~ Morrie Schwartz
  45. “I was taught to be Biblical: “Forgive them for they know not what they do.” ~ Michael Jackson

  46. “Being gentle means forgiving yourself when you mess up. We should learn from our mistakes, but we shouldn’t beat the tar out of ourselves over them. The past is just that, past. Learn what went wrong and why. Make amends if you need to. Then drop it and move on.” ~ Sean Covey
  47. “When you forgive, you in no way change the past – but you sure do change the future.” ~ Bernard Meltzer
  48. “Forgive others, forgive yourself, forgive yourself for not being perfect, and accept responsibility for your own life.” ~ Leo Buscaglia
  49. “If you can’t forgive yourself, how can you expect me to?” ~ E. C. Myers

  50. “How do children learn to correct their mistakes?
    By watching how you correct yours.
    How do children learn to overcome their failures?
    By watching how you overcome yours.
    How do children learn to treat themselves with forgiveness?
    By watching you forgive yourself.” ~ William Martin
  51. “And so, onwards… along a path of wisdom, with a hearty tread, a hearty confidence.. however you may be, be your own source of experience. Throw off your discontent about your nature. Forgive yourself your own self. You have it in your power to merge everything you have lived through- false starts, errors, delusions, passions, your loves and your hopes- into your goal, with nothing left over.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  52. “Accept what you are able to do and what you are not able to do. Accept the past as past, without denying it or discarding it. Learn to forgive yourself and to forgive others. Don’t assume that it’s too late to get involved.” ~ Mitch Albom
  53. “If you haven’t forgiven yourself something, how can you forgive others?” ~ Dolores Huerta

  54. “Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude toward others.” ~ Wilferd Peterson
  55. “You make choices and sometimes they’re good and sometimes they backfire. The most important thing is to be brave, forgive yourself when you do something stupid, and allow yourself to move on.” ~ Kiersey Clemons
  56. “Forgiveness is the key to breaking the cycle of karma and reincarnation. Forgiveness doesn’t mean: “What you did was okay.” It simply means, “I’m no longer willing to carry the heavy toxic burdens of anger, resentment, and victimhood in my soul.” You can work on healing, uplifting, and changing situations from a place of forgiveness, instead of from a place of resentment. Forgive yourself and everyone, and you are free!” ~ Doreen Virtue
  57. “It’s okay to forgive yourself immediately and for good.” ~ Carolyn Hax

  58. “Forgiveness is healing. Especially forgiving yourself” ~ Alyson Noel
  59. “Ask God for forgiveness. Seek forgiveness from those you have wronged. Forgive those who have wronged you. Forgive yourself.” ~ C. Scott Grow
  60. “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
  61. “The first step in forgiveness is the willingness to forgive.” ~ Marianne Williamson

  62. “You need to learn to accept your flaws and forgive yourself.” ~ Susan Mallery
  63. “Forgive yourself, but don’t forget” ~ Alexandra Bracken
  64. “But life isn’t about learning to forgive those who have hurt you or forgetting your past. It’s about learning to forgive yourself for being human and making mistakes.” ~ Sherrilyn Kenyon
  65. “Procrastination is not Laziness”, I tell him. “It is fear. Call it by its right name, and forgive yourself.” ~ Julia Cameron

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