Mercy Quotes

Mercy is the compassion or forgiveness shown toward someone whom it is within one's power to punish or harm.

Top 10 Best Mercy Quotes:

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

"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

"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

"I believe in peace. I believe in mercy."
- Malala Yousafzai

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

"Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge."
- William Shakespeare

"Charity is a supreme virtue, and the great channel through which the mercy of God is passed onto mankind."
- Conrad Hilton

"Where mercy is shown, mercy is given."
- Duane Dog Chapman

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
- Martin Luther King Jr.

"It is not easy to entrust oneself to God's mercy, because it is an abyss beyond our comprehension. But we must! ... "Oh, I am a great sinner!" "All the better! Go to Jesus: He likes you to tell him these things!" He forgets, He has a very special capacity for forgetting. He forgets, He kisses you, He embraces you and He simply says to you: "Neither do I condemn you; go, and sin no more" (Jn 8:11)."
- Pope Francis

More Mercy Quotes:

"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

"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

"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."
- Edwin Hubbell Chapin

"We do pray for mercy; And that same prayer doth teach us all to render the deeds of mercy."
- William Shakespeare

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

“Nothing can make injustice just but mercy.”
- Robert Frost

“Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life.”
- Robert Louis Stevenson

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

“Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save.”
- John Gray

“Grace, like an angel of mercy, makes his voice heard sweet and clear, repeating the story of the cross, the matchless love of Jesus.”
- Ellen G. White

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

“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

“Consequently, most of us really exist at the mercy of other people’s formulations of what’s important.”
- June Jordan

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.”
- Dalai Lama

“Our uniqueness, our individuality, and our life experience molds us into fascinating beings. I hope we can embrace that. I pray we may all challenge ourselves to delve into the deepest resources of our hearts to cultivate an atmosphere of understanding, acceptance, tolerance, and compassion. We are all in this life together.”
- Linda Thompson