We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
Nature has no mercy at all. Nature says, I'm going to snow. If you have on a bikini and no snowshoes, that's tough. I am going to snow anyway.
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Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind.
To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.
Offenders never pardon.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
Among the attributes of God, although they are equal, mercy shines with even more brilliance than justice.
In case of doubt we should always lean on the side of mercy.
Quality in a classical Greek sense is how to live with grace and intelligence, with bravery and mercy.
What does the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?
Cowards are cruel, but the brave Love mercy, and delight to save.
There are three things in the world that deserve no mercy, hypocrisy, fraud, and tyranny.
I pray that you all put your shoes way under the bed at night so that you gotta get on your knees in the morning to find them. And while you're down there thank God for grace and mercy and understanding.
Had I not sinned what would there be for you to pardon.
My fate has given you the opportunity for mercy.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Where mercy, love, and pity dwell, there God is dwelling too.
You cannot conceive, nor can I, of the appalling strangeness of the mercy of God.
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand;
it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy.
He reminds me of the man who murdered both his parents, and then when the sentence was about to be pronounced, pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was orphan.
It's a good day to be thankful.
Reason to rule but mercy to forgive: The first is the law, the last prerogative.
Though God's attributes are equal, yet his mercy is more attractive and pleasing in our eyes than his justice.
Blessed are the merciful; for they shall obtain mercy. Mathew
Gun bans disarm victims, putting them at the mercy of murderers or terrorists who think nothing of breaking the gun laws.
The greatest firmness is the greatest mercy.
A man gazing on the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.
Suffering is a gift. In it is hidden mercy. ― Rumi
The essence of justice is mercy.
The merciful shall obtain mercy.
A God all mercy is a God unjust.
Kings in this should imitate God, their mercy should be above their works.
There are two things that Jack Bauer never does. Show mercy, and go to the bathroom.
Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature, there is no appeal.
You desire that which exceeds my humble powers, but I trust in the compassion and mercy of the All-powerful God.
Deserves it! I daresay he does. Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends.
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
Mercy but murders, pardoning those that kill.
A merciful person is merciful to their animals.
Politics are for foreigners with their endless wrongs and paltry rights.
Politics are a lousy way to get things done. Politics are, like God's infinite mercy, a last resort.
Thwackum was for doing justice, and leaving mercy to Heaven.
When I think of work, it's mostly about having control over your destiny, as opposed to being at the mercy of what's out there.
The very contradictions in my life are in some ways signs of God's mercy to me.
The brave love mercy, and delight to save.
Kings in this world should imitate God, their mercy should be above their works.
Silver and gold the Gods have denied them, whether in mercy or in wrath, I am unable to determine.
I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions.
I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.
And for yourself, whatever there has been either of sin or duty, remember the one and forget the other, and betake yourself wholly to the mercy of God and the merit of Christ.
For Mercy has a human heartPity, a human face:And Love, the human form divine,And Peace, the human dress. Then every man of every clime,That prays in his distress,Prays to the human form divineLove Mercy Pity Peace.
My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.
Our Constitution works; our great Republic is a government of laws and not of men. Here the people rule. But there is a higher Power, by whatever name we honor Him, who ordains not only righteousness but love, not only justice but mercy.
I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference. I do believe, with all my heart and mind and spirit, that I, not as President but as a humble servant of God, will receive justice without mercy if I fail to show mercy.
I take space to be the central fact to man born in America.
I spell it large because it comes large here. Large and without mercy.
Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.
Capital punishment is the most premeditated of murders, to which no criminal's deed, however calculated can be compared. For there to be an equivalency, the death penalty would have to punish a criminal who had warned his victim of the date at which he would inflict a horrible death on him and who, from that moment onward, had confined him at his mercy for months. Such a monster is not encountered in private life.