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Mercy Quotes


These are some of the best 'Mercy' quotations and sayings.

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A God all mercy is a God unjust.

Among the attributes of God, although they are all equal, mercy shines with even more brilliancy than justice.

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

Being all fashioned of the self-same dust, let us be merciful as well as just

Hate shuts her soul when dove-eyed Mercy pleads.

How would you be, if he, who is the top of judgment, should but judge you as you are? - O, think on that, and mercy then will breathe within your lips, like man new made.

If the end of one mercy were not the beginning of another, we were undone.

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.

Mercifulness makes us equal to the gods.

Mercy among the virtues is like the moon among the stars, - not so sparkling and vivid as many, but dispensing a calm radiance that hallows the whole. It is the bow that rests upon the bosom of the cloud when the storm is past. It is the light that hovers above the judgment seat.

Mercy is like the rainbow, which God hath set in the clouds; it never shines after it is night. - If we refuse mercy here, we shall have justice in eternity.

Mercy more becomes a magistrate than the vindictive wrath which men call justice.

Mercy to him that shows it, is the rule.

Mercy turns her back to the unmerciful.

Nothing emboldens sin so much as mercy.

O God, how beautiful the thought, how merciful the blest decree, that grace can always be found when sought, and nought shut out the soul from thee.

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

The greatest attribute of heaven is mercy.

The mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear Him.

The quality of mercy is not strained; it droppeth, as the gentle rain from heaven upon the place beneath; it is twice blessed; it blesseth him that gives and him that takes: 'tis mightiest in the mightiest: it becomes the throned monarch better than his crown. Mercy is an attribute to God himself; and earthly power doth then show likest God's, when mercy seasons justice. Consider this, - that, in the course of justice, none of us should see salvation: we do pray for mercy, and that same prayer doth teach us all to render the deeds of mercy.


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