43+ Best Mercy Quotes & Sayings

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These are inspirational, motivational, wise, and funny mercy quotes, sayings, and proverbs that inspire us. See more quotes by topic on Quotelicious.

Best Mercy quotes

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Sweet mercy is nobility’s true badge. ~William Shakespeare

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With mercy and sympathy, no one will hate to love one another. ~Auliq Ice


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


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

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You will achieve more in this world through acts of mercy than you will through acts of retribution. ~Nelson Mandela


The Gods have no mercy, that’s why they’re Gods. ~Cersei Lannister


Our sins are nothing but a grain of sand along the great mountain of the mercy of God. ~St. John Vianney


Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent. ~Adam Smith

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That which looks for mercy from an opponent is not non-violence. ~Mahatma Gandhi


Mercy quotes from the Bible


God’s mercy is bigger than any mistake that you’ve made. His mercy is new every morning. ~Lamentations 3:22

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Blessed are the merciful for they shall receive mercy. ~Matthew 6:7


Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. ~Hebrews 4:16


Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful. ~Luke 6:36


Act justly love mercy walk humbly with your God. ~Micah 6:8


Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the lord forever. ~Psalm 23:6


For the lord thy God is a merciful God; he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee. ~Deuteronomy 4:31a


Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. ~1 Peter 1:3


Have mercy on me, O God, have mercy! I look to you for protection. I will hide beneath the shadow of your wings until this violent storm is past. ~Psalm 57:1


Quotes about mercy and grace

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Grace is getting something you don’t deserve, and mercy is not getting what you do deserve.


Where grace flows, mercy thrives. ~Ikechukwu Izuakor


Grace is when God gives us good things that we don’t deserve..
Mercy is when he spares us from bad things we deserve.
Blessings are when the Lord is generous with both.
Truly we can never run out of reasons to thank Him.
God is good all the time…
~Mar Razalan


The difference between mercy and grace? Mercy gave the prodigal son a second chance. Grace gave him a feast. ~Max Lucado


I am fallen, flawed and imperfect. Yet drenched in the grace and mercy. That is found in Jesus Christ, there is strength.
God’s mercy and grace give me hope, for myself, and for our world. ~Billy Graham


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


God in his infinite mercy has devised a way by which justice can be satisfied, and yet mercy can be triumphant. Jesus Christ, the only begotten of the Father, took upon himself the form of man, and offered unto Divine Justice that which was accepted as an equivalent for the punishment due to all his people. ~Charles Spurgeon


Be like the sun for grace and mercy.
Be like the night to cover other’s faults.
Be like running water for generosity.
Be like death for rage and danger.
Be like the earth for modesty.
Appear as you are.
Be as you appear.


Mercy is compassion, kindness, empathy, forgiveness. While grace might be described as blessings and favor from God that we do not necessarily deserve, mercy represents not receiving what we do deserve because of the patience, love, and atonement of the Master. ~Brent L. Top


God will bless you in spite of your mistakes, show you favor in spite of your failings. That’s the mercy of God amazing grace.


Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need. ~Hebrews 4:16


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


God’s grace, quite simply, is God’s mercy and goodness toward us. ~Billy Graham


Quotes About mercy and compassion


Compassion is not sympathy. Compassion is mercy. It is a commitment to take responsibility for the suffering of others. ~Joan D.Chittister


Mercy is the very foundation of the Church’s life…The Church’s very credibility is seen in how she shows merciful and compassionate love…Mercy is the force that reawakens us to new life and instills in us the courage to look to the future with hope. ~Pope Francis


Hence I have no mercy or compassion in me for a society that will crush people, and then penalize them for not being able to stand up under the weight. ~Malcolm X


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


Just having an awareness of God’s mercy and compassion for us is a great motivation for us to be merciful and compassionate to other people and to take steps toward encountering God. ~Jonathan Morris


Forgiveness and mercy quotes


Never give up on asking for forgiveness from God. Your sins are not greater than God’s mercy.


God extend his power or great mercy and forgiveness to all men ~Lailah Gifty Akita


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


Forgiveness is not a feeling; it is a commitment. It is a choice to show mercy, not to hold the offence up against the offender. Forgiveness is an expression of love. ~Gary Chapman


Forgiveness is more beloved to Allah than vengeance, mercy is more beloved to him than punishment.


Mercy and forgiveness must be free and unmerited to the wrongdoer. If the wrongdoer has to do something to merit it, then it isn’t mercy, but forgiveness always comes at a cost to the one granting the forgiveness. ~Timothy Keller


It’s only through Christ that we can take full advantage of God’s mercy and forgiveness through repentance in Jesus’ name. ~Monica Johnson



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