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Forgiveness Captions & Quotes That Will Set You Free

Forgiveness is a powerful act that can bring peace and freedom to our hearts. It’s often said that to forgive is to set a prisoner free and to discover that the prisoner was you. Here are some captions and quotes about forgiveness that will guide you on your journey to letting go and setting yourself free.


  1. Forgiveness is the key to inner peace.
  2. Letting go is the beginning of healing.
  3. Forgive others, not because they deserve it, but because you deserve peace.
  4. To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.
  5. Holding a grudge only weighs you down.
  6. Let go of the past and embrace the future.
  7. Forgiveness is a gift to yourself.
  8. The weak can never forgive; forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
  9. Life becomes easier when you learn to forgive.
  10. Forgive, not because they deserve it, but because you do.
  11. Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow.
  12. Forgiveness liberates the soul.
  13. Choose forgiveness and find freedom.
  14. Forgive yourself for the mistakes you’ve made.
  15. True forgiveness is when you can say, ‘Thank you for that experience.’
  16. Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
  17. Forgive, let go, and move forward.
  18. Finding peace in forgiveness.
  19. Forgiveness starts with forgiving yourself.
  20. Release the need for revenge, choose forgiveness.
  21. Forgiveness is not just about forgiving others, but also forgiving yourself.
  22. The power of forgiveness is in your hands.
  23. Forgiving doesn’t make you weak, it sets you free.
  24. Let forgiveness light up your heart.
  25. Forgive and set your soul free.
  26. Forgive and let go of that which no longer serves you.
  27. Forgiveness is an act of self-love.
  28. Forgiveness is the pathway to peace.
  29. Embrace forgiveness and find freedom.
  30. Forgive, heal, and move forward.
  31. Forgiveness brings peace to the forgiver’s soul.
  32. Forgive the past to make room for a brighter future.
  33. Forgiveness is a choice you make every day.
  34. The best way to heal a broken heart is through forgiveness.
  35. Forgiveness is a journey worth taking.


  1. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  2. “Forgiveness is not an occasional act; it is a permanent attitude.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
  3. “To err is human; to forgive, divine.” – Alexander Pope
  4. “Forgive others, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie
  5. “Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.” – Mark Twain
  6. “Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.” – George MacDonald
  7. “To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” – Lewis B. Smedes
  8. “Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.” – Buddha
  9. “Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.” – William Arthur Ward
  10. “Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.” – Paul Boese
  11. “When you forgive, you in no way change the past—but you sure do change the future.” – Bernard Meltzer
  12. “Without forgiveness, there is no future.” – Desmond Tutu
  13. “Forgiveness is the final form of love.” – Reinhold Niebuhr
  14. “The act of forgiveness takes place in our own mind. It really has nothing to do with the other person.” – Louise Hay
  15. “Forgiveness is not about forgetting. It is about letting go of another person’s throat.” – Wm. Paul Young
  16. “The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.” – Marianne Williamson
  17. “Forgiveness means releasing the past.” – Gerald Jampolsky
  18. “Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.” – Indira Gandhi
  19. “The first step in forgiveness is the willingness to forgive.” – Marianne Williamson
  20. “Let us forgive each other—only then will we live in peace.” – Leo Tolstoy
  21. “Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.” – Hannah Arendt
  22. “We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
  23. “Sins cannot be undone, only forgiven.” – Igor Stravinsky
  24. “Forgiveness is the best form of love.” – Unknown
  25. “Forgiveness is the way to true health and happiness.” – Gerald G. Jampolsky
  26. “Forgiveness is a powerful thing.” – Elbert Hubbard
  27. “I think the first step is to understand that forgiveness does not exonerate the perpetrator. Forgiveness liberates the victim. It’s a gift you give yourself.” – T.D. Jakes
  28. “Forgiveness is me giving up my right to hurt you for hurting me.” – Unknown
  29. “Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  30. “Forgiveness is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness.” – Robert Muller
  31. “It’s one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody.” – Maya Angelou
  32. “True forgiveness is when you can say, ‘Thank you for that experience.’” – Oprah Winfrey
  33. “Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself.” – Suzanne Somers
  34. “The act of forgiveness frees us from our own past.” – Marianne Williamson
  35. “Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.” – Desmond Tutu

Forgiveness is a journey that starts with a single step. By embracing the power of forgiving others and ourselves, we can unlock the doors to our own freedom and peace. May these captions and quotes inspire you to embark on this transformative journey.