67+ Best Mercy Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational mercy quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

Famous Mercy Quotes

God’s mercy is fresh and new every morning. Joyce Meyer

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. Queen Elizabeth II

God’s mercy and grace give me hope for myself, and for our world. Billy Graham

Even with all our technology and the inventions that make modern life so much easier than it once was, it takes just one big natural disaster to wipe all that away and remind us that, here on Earth, we’re still at the mercy of nature. Neil deGrasse Tyson

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

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

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

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

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

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope. Winston Churchill

A dark cloud is no sign that the sun has lost his light, and dark black convictions are no arguments that God has laid aside His mercy. Charles Spurgeon

God’s mercy and grace give me hope – for myself, and for our world. Billy Graham

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

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

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

I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand. Henceforth will I apply ALL my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy. Og Mandino

Mercy is what moves us toward God, while justice makes us tremble in his sight. Pope Benedict XVI

You pity the fool because you don’t want to beat up a fool! You know, pity is between sorry and mercy. See, if you pity him, you know, you won’t have to beat him up. So that’s why I say fools, you gotta give another chance because they don’t know no better. That’s why I pity them! Mr. T

We hand folks over to God’s mercy and show none ourselves. George Eliot

I had many friends to help me to fall but as to rising again, I was so much left to myself, that I wonder now I was not always on the ground. I praise God for His mercy for it was He only Who stretched out His hand to me. May He be blessed for ever! Amen. Saint Teresa of Avila

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope. Winston Churchill

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

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

History offers us vicarious experience. It allows the youngest student to possess the ground equally with his elders; without a knowledge of history to give him a context for present events, he is at the mercy of every social misdiagnosis handed to him. Hilary Mantel

Nothing can make injustice just but mercy.  Robert Frost

The unthankful heart discovers no mercies but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings! Henry Ward Beecher

Think carefully before asking for justice. Mercy might be safer. Mason Cooley

I see that the path of progress has never taken a straight line, but has always been a zigzag course amid the conflicting forces of right and wrong, truth and error, justice and injustice, cruelty and mercy. Kelly Miller

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

Many a sin has sullied me in body and in soul because I did not restrain my thoughts nor guard my lips nevertheless it is to Thee, O God of majesty and love, that I turn in my extremity, for Thou art the fount of mercy; to Thee, as quickly as I may, I speed: for Thou alone canst heal me; I take refuge under Thy protection. Saint Ambrose

Always seek justice, but love only mercy. To love justice and hate mercy is but a doorway to more injustice.  Criss Jami

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. Thomas Paine

The essence of justice is mercy. Edwin Hubbell Chapin

Money begets money. If you don’t have that, you wait around to be hired by somebody at the mercy of others. If you have that money in your hand, you desperately try to make the best use of it and move ahead. And that’s generating income for yourself. Muhammad Yunus

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

March is a month without mercy for rabid basketball fans. There is no such thing as a ‘gentleman gambler’ when the Big Dance rolls around. All sheep will be fleeced, all fools will be punished severely There are no Rules when the deal goes down in the final weeks of March. Even your good friends will turn into monsters. Hunter S. Thompson

This hour we are stretching forth our hands with the desire to teach the world the true principles of mercy and justice. Marcus Garvey

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. Milan Kundera

The idea of determinism combined with complete human responsibility struck me as very hard to reconcile with an idea of justice, let alone mercy.  Ken MacLeod

Love is the missing factor; there is a lack of affection, of warmth in relationship; and because we lack that love, that tenderness, that generosity, that mercy in relationship, we escape into mass action, which produces further confusion, further misery. Jiddu Krishnamurti

When having my portrait painted, I don’t want justice, I want mercy. Billy Hughes

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

Mercy is stronger than your sword.  P. C. Cast

Your heart has to be prepared ahead of time through faith and prayer and grace and mercy and love and forgiveness so you can keep your heart open in hell, when hell happens. Richard Rohr

Sweet mercy is nobility’s true badge. William Shakespeare

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

The greatest firmness is the greatest mercy. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

My god is all gods in one. When I see a beautiful sunset, I worship the god of Nature when I see a hidden action brought to light, I worship the god of Truth when I see a bad man punished and a good man go free, I worship the god of Justice; when I see a penitent forgiven, I worship the god of Mercy. Edna St. Vincent Millay

Mercy is a sweet gracious working in love, mingled with plenteous pity for mercy worketh in keeping us, and mercy worketh turning to us all things to good.  Julian of Norwich

Somebody does know how stuff works, and knowledge is power. Thus, as we become enslaved by our ever-more sophisticated technology, we are at the mercy of those with The Knowledge, and their arrogance is growing. Beware geeks bearing gifts. Miranda Devin

Mercy will get you killed, but sometimes it’s all that makes us human. Laurell K. Hamilton

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

Mercy listens really listens, with interest and concern then smiles, and reaches out her hand.  J. M. DeMatteis

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

I never ask for mercy and seek no one’s sympathy. Conrad Black

I know I do not exaggerate, unconsciously and unintentionally, the scantiness of my resources and the difficulty of my life. I know that, but for the mercy of God, I might easily have been, for any care that was taken of me, a little robber or a vagabond. Charles Dickens

Mercy should make us ashamed, wrath afraid to sin. William Gurnall

I lost feeling for about five seconds. Everything. Head to toe. Times ten. You just sit there in no control. I was in no control, I was at a higher power’s mercy. You’re just sitting there, all of a sudden your body feels like it weighs like two million pounds. Tyson Kidd

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

I esteem it the crowning mercy of my life that not only the chief ends I contemplated on becoming a missionary are attained, but I am allowed to see competent, faithful, and affectionate successors actively engaged in the work. Adoniram Judson

A man gazing on the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road. Alexander Smith

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

The truth doesn’t have to do with cruelty, the truth has to do with mercy. Ken Kesey

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

I’m so grateful for just the inherent mercy of life. Lizz Wright

Folklore has a moral center to it. Folklore is always, always, always on the side of the underdog, and children have a natural instinct towards justice. They feel indignation at needless cruelty and wistfulness about acts of mercy and kindness. Laura Amy Schlitz

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