Atonement Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old atonement quotes, atonement sayings, and atonement proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Every true, eternal problem is an equally true, eternal fault; every answer an atonement, every realisation an improvement.     

Otto Weininger

The beginning of atonement is the sense of its necessity.      

Lord Byron

The enabling power of the Atonement strengthens us to do and be good and to serve beyond our own individual desire and natural capacity.     

David A. Bednar

The overwhelming message of the Atonement is the perfect love the Savior has for each and all of us. It is a love which is full of mercy, patience, grace, equity, long-suffering, and, above all, forgiving.     

James E. Faust

Our responsibility is to learn to draw upon the power of the Atonement. Otherwise, we walk through mortality relying solely on our own strength.     

Sheri L. Dew

God may not accept a person to forgive him his sins, without an atonement, else he must give free license to sin both in angels and men, and then sin were no sin, and our God were no God.     

John Wycliffe

You accept certain unlovely things about yourself and manage to live with them. The atonement for such an acceptance is that you make allowances for others - that you cleanse yourself of the sin of self-righteousness.     

Eric Hoffer

We cannot go back in time and change the past, but we can repent. The Savior can wipe away our tears of regret and remove the burden of our sins. His Atonement allows us to leave the past behind and move forward with clean hands, a pure heart, and a determination to do better and especially to become better.     

Dieter F. Utchtdorf

I rest solely in His righteousness and in His atonement because I know there is nothing I can do to make up for my own iniquity.     

R. C. Sproul

When we are racked or harrowed up or tormented by guilt or burdened with grief, He can heal us. While we do not fully understand how the Atonement of Christ was made, we can experience the peace of God which passeth all understanding.     

Neal A. Maxwell

Karma means that all actions have consequences. Grace means that in a moment of atonement -taking responsibility, making amends, asking for forgiveness - all karma is burned.      

Marianne Williamson

No baseness or cruelty of treason so deep or so tragic shall enter our human world, but that loyal love shall be able in due time to oppose to just that deed of treason its fitting deed of atonement.     

Josiah Royce