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51 Mercy Quotes

Do not stand on a high pedestal and take 5 cents in your hand and say, "here, my poor man", but be grateful that the poor man is there, so by making a gift to him you are able to help yourself.It is not the reciever that is blessed, but it is the giver.Be thankful that you are allowed to exercise your power of benevolence and mercy in the world, and thus become pure and perfect.

Swami Vivekananda Quotes

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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 Quotes

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Much that we call evil is really good in disguises; and we should not quarrel rashly with adversities not yet understood, nor overlook the mercies often bound up in them.

Horace Mann Quotes

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I would lose my way again, be led hopelessly astray again, just so I can pray again...For the mercy in you.

Depeche Mode Quotes

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When all thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view I'm lost, In wonder, love and praise.

Joseph Addison Quotes , Source: Hymn

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Have mercy upon us miserable sinners.

Book of Common Prayer Quotes , Source: Litany

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And shut the gates of mercy on mankind.

Thomas Gray Quotes , Source: Elegy in a Country Churchyard (st. 17)

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'Tis vain to flee; till gentle Mercy show Her better eye, the farther off we go, The swing of Justice deals the mightier blow.

Francis Quarles Quotes , Source: Emblems (bk. III, emblem XVI)

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Mercy among the virtues is like the moon among the stars ... It is the light that hovers above the judgment seat.

Edwin Hubbel Chapin Quotes

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Mercy but murders, pardoning those that kill.

William Shakespeare Quotes

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Fire, water and government know nothing of mercy.

Bible Quotes

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Open thy gate of mercy, gracious God, My soul flies through these wounds to seek out thee.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Henry the Sixth, Part III (Plantagenet, Duke of York at I, iv)

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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.

William Shakespeare Quotes

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Blessed are the merciful; for they shall obtain mercy.

Mathew; Bible Quotes

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Mercy stood in the cloud, with eye that wept Essential love.

Robert Pollok Quotes , Source: Course of Time (bk. III, l. 658)

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

Mark Hopkins Quotes

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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 Quotes

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

Winston Churchill Quotes

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Mercy to him that shows it, is the rule.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: Task (bk. VI, l. 595)

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A sentinel angel sitting high in glory Heard this shrill wail ring out from Purgatory: "Have mercy, mighty angel, hear my story!"

John Hay Quotes , Source: A Woman's Love

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes , Source: Tales of a Wayside Inn (pt. III), The Student's Tale, Emma and Eginhard, l. 177

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The corn that makes the holy bread By which the soul of man is fed, The holy bread, the food unpriced, Thy everlasting mercy, Christ.

John Masefield Quotes , Source: Everlasting Mercy (st. 88)

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To hide the fault I see: That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Universal Prayer

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Think not the good, The gentle deeds of mercy thou hast done, Shall die forgotten all; the poor, the prisoner, The fatherless, the friendless, and the widow, Who daily owe the bounty of thy hand, Shall cry to Heaven, and pull a blessing on thee.

Nicholas Rowe Quotes , Source: Jane Shore (act I, sc. 2, l. 173)

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Mercy often inflicts death. [Lat., Mortem misericors saepe pro vita dabit.]

Seneca (Lucius Annaeus Seneca) Quotes , Source: Troades (329)

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