Definition of to err is human, to forgive divine in English:

to err is human, to forgive divine

phrase

proverb
  • It is human nature to make mistakes oneself while finding it hard to forgive others.

    • ‘‘Holcombe came to me and said, ‘Hey, Ed, I'm not condoning what you fellows did, but I believe that to err is human, to forgive divine.’’
    • ‘"To err is human, to forgive divine, as the old saying goes," Bucknor said.’
    • ‘Maybe we need to look to religion for guidance in such matters, after all, to err is human, to forgive divine.’