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We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.

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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. ⏤ Denzel Washington

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It's a good day to be thankful. ⏤ Sayings

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Suffering is a gift. In it is hidden mercy. ― Rumi ⏤ Rumi

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We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.

Winston Churchill, politician

I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.

Abraham Lincoln, president

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.

Calvin Coolidge, president

Offenders never pardon.


In case of doubt we should always lean on the side of mercy.


Where mercy, love, and pity dwell, there God is dwelling too.

William Blake, poet

There are three things in the world that deserve no mercy, hypocrisy, fraud, and tyranny.

Frederick William Robertson, clergyman

You cannot conceive, nor can I, of the appalling strangeness of the mercy of God.

Graham Greene, playwright

Gun bans disarm victims, putting them at the mercy of murderers or terrorists who think nothing of breaking the gun laws.

Michael Badnarik, politician

Blessed are the merciful; for they shall obtain mercy. Mathew


There are two things that Jack Bauer never does. Show mercy, and go to the bathroom.

Kiefer Sutherland, actor

The merciful shall obtain mercy.


You desire that which exceeds my humble powers, but I trust in the compassion and mercy of the All-powerful God.

Saint Stephen, saint

Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature, there is no appeal.

Arthur C. Clarke, writer

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.

J. R. R. Tolkien, novelist

The very contradictions in my life are in some ways signs of God's mercy to me.

Thomas Merton, author

Silver and gold the Gods have denied them, whether in mercy or in wrath, I am unable to determine.

Germanicus, soldier

The brave love mercy, and delight to save.

John Gay, poet

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.

Donald Cargill, clergyman

I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

A merciful person is merciful to their animals.


Kings in this world should imitate God, their mercy should be above their works.

William Penn, leader

God's mercy is fresh and new every morning.

Joyce Meyer, author

I believe in peace. I believe in mercy.

Malala Yousafzai, activist

As I get older, all sorts of things become less funny. Once one has children, any cruelty involving children becomes far less amusing than when one was at the mercy of one's friends' and relatives' children.

P. J. O'Rourke, comedian

A little bit of mercy makes the world less cold and more just.

Pope Francis, clergyman

The confessional is not a torture chamber, but the place in which the Lord's mercy motivates us to do better.

Pope Francis, clergyman

Nothing can make injustice just but mercy.

Robert Frost, poet

Therefore I am sure that this, my Coronation, is not the symbol of a power and a splendor that are gone but a declaration of our hopes for the future, and for the years I may, by God's Grace and Mercy, be given to reign and serve you as your Queen.

Elizabeth II, royalty

The angel of mercy, the child of love, together had flown to the realms above.

Fanny Crosby, musician

Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save.

John Gay, poet

God tolerates even our stammering, and pardons our ignorance whenever something inadvertently escapes us - as, indeed, without this mercy there would be no freedom to pray.

John Calvin, theologian

When having my portrait painted I don't want justice, I want mercy.

Billy Hughes, politician

Since when has the world of computer software design been about what people want? This is a simple question of evolution. The day is quickly coming when every knee will bow down to a silicon fist, and you will all beg your binary gods for mercy.

Bill Gates, business magnate

A good education is that which prepares us for our future sphere of action and makes us contented with that situation in life in which God, in his infinite mercy, has seen fit to place us, to be perfectly resigned to our lot in life, whatever it may be.

Ann Plato,

Pray God in the bowels of his mercy to send you his Holy Spirit; for he hath given you his great gift of utterance, if it pleased him also to open the eyes of your heart.

Jane Grey, royalty

And now let me address all of you, high and low, rich and poor, one with another, to accept of mercy and grace while it is offered to you; Now is the accepted time, now is the day of salvation; and will you not accept it, now it is offered unto you?

George Whitefield, clergyman

God preordained, for his own glory and the display of His attributes of mercy and justice, a part of the human race, without any merit of their own, to eternal salvation, and another part, in just punishment of their sin, to eternal damnation.

John Calvin, theologian

The mercy caravans are through there the medicine refugees flowing out. It makes the United States look very bad here. And much more like an occupation force than it did before.

Jon Lee Anderson,

Being 'at the mercy of legislative majorities' is merely another way of describing the basic American plan: representative democracy.

Robert Bork, public servant

I'm afraid we live at the mercy of a power, maybe a God, without mercy. And yet we find it, as I have, from others.

Philip Levine, poet

It is long since I could have adventured on eternity, through God's mercy and Christ's merits; but death remained somewhat terrible, and that now is taken away; and now death is no more to me, but to cast myself into my husband's arms, and to lie down with Him.

Donald Cargill, clergyman

This is the spirit of the Order, indeed the true spirit of Mercy flowing on us.

Catherine McAuley, clergyman

Truth and mercy require the exertion - never the suppression, of man's noble rights and powers.

Gerrit Smith, politician

I am a most noteworthy sinner, but I have cried out to the Lord for grace and mercy, and they have covered me completely. I have found the sweetest consolation since I made it my whole purpose to enjoy His marvellous Presence.

Christopher Columbus, explorer

I did about a 100 concerts this year. All over the United States. We're cutting back next year to about 40. We generate money for an organization called Mercy Corps.

Barry McGuire, musician

Love has its place, as does hate. Peace has its place, as does war. Mercy has its place, as do cruelty and revenge.

Meir Kahane, clergyman

I was surrounded at the time by about a dozen of the enemy, whose clubs rattled upon me without mercy, and the strokes of my sabre were rendered uncertain by the energetic pushes of an attendant who thus hoped to save me.

Richard Francis Burton, explorer

I think actors are at the mercy of the opportunities presented to them. So you kind of have to wait for them to choose you. My music is insular - I can choose that.

Dwight Yoakam, musician

At the end of the day, you either want or you don't want to know about it. It's a mercy thing - you have to give back. However you do it, you have to give something back. You have to.

Thierry Henry, athlete

May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.

Marianne Williamson, author

Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I to others show, that mercy show to me.

Alexander Pope, poet

Writing checks for charities is necessary and important. But it can't compare with corporal works of mercy, which are infinitely greater.

William E. Simon, public servant

As freely as the firmament embraces the world, or the sun pours forth impartially his beams, so mercy must encircle both friend and foe.

Friedrich Schiller, dramatist

Churchill knew the importance of peace, and he also knew the price of it. Churchill finally got his voice, of course. He stressed strategy, but it was his voice that armed England at last with the old-fashioned moral concepts of honor and duty, justice and mercy.

Suzanne Fields,

I suspect that even today, with all the progress we have made in liberal thought, the quality of true tolerance is as rare as the quality of mercy.

Frank Knox, public servant

Pretty woman, I don't believe you, you're not the truth. No one could look as good as you, mercy.

Roy Orbison, musician

Lord, Bless our enemies; have mercy upon them, may they turn their course and let us alone, and let us live in peace at our homes in our own native land.

William Pennington, lawyer

I know there is a Supreme Being who rules the affairs of men and whose goodness and mercy have always followed the American people, and I know He will not turn from us now if we humbly and reverently seek His powerful aid.

Grover Cleveland, president

I would make this war as severe as possible, and show no symptoms of tiring till the South begs for mercy.

William Tecumseh Sherman, soldier

Clemency is one of the brightest diamonds in the crown of majesty.

W. Secker,

Religion and education are no match for evil without the grace of God.

B. R. Hayden, poet

The life and liberty and property and happiness of the common man throughout the world are at the absolute mercy of a few persons whom he has never seen, involved in complicated quarrels that he has never heard of.

Gilbert Murray, diplomat

Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.

Victor Hugo, author

Where I am now, you're very much at everybody else's mercy. You have no control over your career in a lot of ways. It's just important to know what your own goals are, because that's empowering.

Rose Byrne, actress

I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that religious duties consist in doing justice, loving mercy, and endeavoring to make our fellow-creatures happy.

Vidal Sassoon, businessman

Pull the hair on my head the wrong way, and I would be on my knees begging for mercy. I have very sensitive follicles.

Benedict Cumberbatch, actor

When a man assumes leadership, he forfeits the right to mercy.

Gennaro Angiulo, criminal

I have lost my seven best friends, which is to say God has had mercy on me seven times without realizing it. He lent a friendship, took it from me, sent me another.

Jean Cocteau, director

If you believe, as the Greeks did, that man is at the mercy of the gods, then you write tragedy. The end is inevitable from the beginning. But if you believe that man can solve his own problems and is at nobody's mercy, then you will probably write melodrama.

Lillian Hellman, dramatist

Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second.

Agatha Christie, writer

Human beings do not live in the objective world alone, nor alone in the world of social activity as ordinarily understood, but are very much at the mercy of the particular language which has become the medium of expression for their society.

Edward Sapir, scientist

A Protestant has seldom any mercy shown him, and a Jew, who turns Christian, is far from being secure.

John Foxe, writer

Our prayer and God's mercy are like two buckets in a well; while the one ascends the other descends.

Mark Hopkins, educator

I am an old sinner; and if God had designed mercy for me, he would have called me home to himself before now.

David Brainerd, clergyman

People have an idea that one is in control of a career, a lot more than you really are. You can engineer things to an extent. But you are at the mercy of what comes in across the desk.

Gary Oldman, actor

I fear God never showed mercy to one so vile as I.

David Brainerd, clergyman

Together with the Works of Mercy, feeding, clothing and sheltering our brothers, we must indoctrinate.

Dorothy Day,

I have often met with happiness after some imprudent step which ought to have brought ruin upon me, and although passing a vote of censure upon myself I would thank God for his mercy.

Giacomo Casanova, celebrity

In a condition of society and under an industrial organization which places labor completely at the mercy of capital, the accumulations of capital will necessarily be rapid, and an unequal distribution of wealth is at once to be observed.

Leland Stanford, businessman

At issue was the question whether this man's faith could prevail against a man whose equal faith it was that this society is sick beyond saving, and that mercy itself pleads for its swift extinction and replacement by another.

Whittaker Chambers, writer

Jesus, Son of the Eternal God, have mercy on me.

Michael Servetus, scientist

It is easy to condemn, it is better to pity.

Lyman Abbott, author

Lenience will operate with greater force, in some instances than rigor. It is therefore my first wish to have all of my conduct distinguished by it.

George Washington, president

Let us eat and drink neither forgetting death unduly nor remembering it. The Lord hath mercy on whom he will have mercy, etc., and the less we think about it the better.

Samuel Butler, poet

O Lord have mercy on me, to God I commend my soul.

Anne Boleyn, royalty

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

I will never turn Medicare into a voucher. No American should ever have to spend their golden years at the mercy of insurance companies. They should retire with the care and dignity they have earned.

Barack Obama, president

The wonderful news is that our Lord is a God of mercy, and He responds to repentance.

Billy Graham, evangelist

There is no austerity equal to a balanced mind, and there is no happiness equal to contentment; there is no disease like covetousness, and no virtue like mercy.

Chanakya, teacher

The first fresh hour of every morning should be dedicated to the Lord, whose mercy gladdens it with golden light.

Charles Spurgeon, preacher

I think that is a better thing than thanksgiving: thanks-living. How is this to be done? By a general cheerfulness of manner, by an obedience to the command of Him by whose mercy we live, by a perpetual, constant delighting of ourselves in the Lord, and by a submission of our desires to His will.

Charles Spurgeon, preacher

Every act, every deed of justice and mercy and benevolence, makes heavenly music in Heaven.

Ellen G. White, writer

Until the men of action clear out the talkers we who have social consciences are at the mercy of those who have none.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.

Jesus Christ, leader

We need to, you know, restore people. We need to show mercy. I mean, because as much mercy as you show people, that's the mercy you're going to be receiving.

Joel Osteen, clergyman

Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.

Joseph Campbell, author

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