Gautam Buddha was a spiritual teacher, one of the most influential figures in human history, and a founder of Buddhism. He was a man who had many insights into human nature and how to live life in peace and happiness.
Buddhism teaches us the principles of living a happy and peaceful life.
Many things in the world cause us to feel anger, frustration, and even resentment. It’s not easy to forgive someone who has wronged us. However, Gautam Buddha had some wise quotes on forgiveness that can help us take a step towards forgiveness. Here are a few Buddha quotes on forgiveness.
Quotes By Buddha On Forgiveness
“Forgive others not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace.”- Buddha
“Forget the past, forgive yourself and begin again. It’s never too late.”- Buddha
“Forgiveness doesn’t excuse their behaviour. Forgiveness prevents their behaviour from destroying your heart.”- Buddha
“Begin each day with optimism and end each day with forgiveness. Happiness in life begins and ends within your heart. “ – Buddha
“Life is short, so break your silly ego, forgive quickly, believe slowly, love truly, laugh loudly and never avoid anything that makes you smile.”- Buddha
“To understand everything is to forgive everything.”- Buddha
“Holding a grudge doesn’t make you strong; it makes you bitter. Forgiving doesn’t make you weak; it sets you free.” – Buddha
The Art of Forgiveness: Buddha’s Quotes on Letting Go
“Before going to sleep every night, forgive everyone, and sleep with a clean heart.”- Buddha
“Forgive people in your life, even those who are not sorry for their actions. Holding on to anger only hurts you not them.”- Buddha
“Appreciate those who love you. Help those who need you. Forgive those who hurt you. Forget those who leave you.”- Buddha
“Forgiving you is my gift to you. Moving on is my gift to myself.”- Buddha
“One is meant to forgive and be compassionate.” – Buddha
“The first to apologize is the bravest. The first to forgive is the strongest. And the first to forget is the happiest.”- Buddha
“When you forgive, you heal. When you let go, you grow.” – Buddha
“Forgiveness means to release the heavy weight, to shape our own life, on our terms without any unnecessary burdens.”- Buddha
“Forgiveness is a gift to yourself. It frees you from the past, past experience and past relationships. It allows you to live in the present time.”- Buddha