Quotations on Mercy
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The mercy caravans are through there the medicine refugees flowing out. It makes the United States look very bad here. And much more like an occupation force than it did before.
- Jon Lee Anderson
(Keywords: Force, Medicine, Mercy, Occupation, states, United)
When a man assumes leadership, he forfeits the right to mercy.
- Gennaro Angiulo
(Keywords: Leadership, Man, Mercy, Right)
Gun bans disarm victims, putting them at the mercy of murderers or terrorists who think nothing of breaking the gun laws.
- Michael Badnarik
(Keywords: Laws, Mercy, Nothing, Victims)
Where mercy, love, and pity dwell, there God is dwelling too.
- William Blake
(Keywords: God, Love, Mercy, Pity)
I am an old sinner; and if God had designed mercy for me, he would have called me home to himself before now.
- David Brainerd
(Keywords: Home, God, Mercy, Now, Old)
Let us eat and drink neither forgetting death unduly nor remembering it. The Lord hath mercy on whom he will have mercy, etc., and the less we think about it the better.
- Samuel Butler
(Keywords: Death, Mercy, Will)
Where I am now, you're very much at everybody else's mercy. You have no control over your career in a lot of ways. It's just important to know what your own goals are, because that's empowering.
- Rose Byrne
(Keywords: Control, Goals, Career, Mercy, Now)
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
(Keywords: God, Glory, Justice, Mercy, Merit, Punishment, Race, Salvation, Sin)
Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.
- Joseph Campbell
(Keywords: Computers, Gods, Mercy, Old, Rules)
And for yourself, whatever there has been either of sin or duty, remember the one and forget the other, and betake yourself wholly to the mercy of God and the merit of Christ.
- Donald Cargill
(Keywords: God, Christ, Duty, Forget, Mercy, Merit, Sin)
It is long since I could have adventured on eternity, through God's mercy and Christ's merits; but death remained somewhat terrible, and that now is taken away; and now death is no more to me, but to cast myself into my husband's arms, and to lie down with Him.
- Donald Cargill
(Keywords: Death, Lie, God, Eternity, Mercy, Now)
I have often met with happiness after some imprudent step which ought to have brought ruin upon me, and although passing a vote of censure upon myself I would thank God for his mercy.
- Giacomo Casanova
(Keywords: Happiness, God, Censure, Mercy, Ruin, Vote)
At issue was the question whether this man's faith could prevail against a man whose equal faith it was that this society is sick beyond saving, and that mercy itself pleads for its swift extinction and replacement by another.
- Whittaker Chambers
(Keywords: Faith, Society, Man, Mercy, Question)
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.
(Keywords: Happiness, Virtue, Contentment, Covetousness, Disease, Mercy, Mind)
Let us rise in the moral power of womanhood; and give utterance to the voice of outraged mercy, and insulted justice, and eternal truth, and mighty love and holy freedom.
- Maria W. Chapman
(Keywords: Love, Power, Truth, Freedom, Justice, Mercy, Voice)
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
(Keywords: First, Justice, Mercy, Victims)
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
(Keywords: Men, People, American, Being, Goodness, Mercy, Now, Rules, Will)
Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.
- Calvin Coolidge
(Keywords: Peace, Time, Christmas, Goodwill, Mercy, Mind, Spirit, State)
Too often, Indian tribes are at the mercy of the shifting political winds of State government.
- Jim Costa
(Keywords: Government, Mercy, State)
The sanitary and mechanical age we are now entering makes up for the mercy it grants to our sense of smell by the ferocity with which it assails our sense of hearing.
- Havelock Ellis
(Keywords: Age, Hearing, Mercy, Now, Sense)
Churchill knew the importance of peace, and he also knew the price of it. Churchill finally got his voice, of course. He stressed strategy, but it was his voice that armed England at last with the old-fashioned moral concepts of honor and duty, justice and mercy.
- Suzanne Fields
(Keywords: Peace, Strategy, Duty, England, Honor, Importance, Justice, Mercy, Old, Voice)
Nothing can make injustice just but mercy.
- Robert Frost
(Keywords: Injustice, Mercy, Nothing)
Since when has the world of computer software design been about what people want? This is a simple question of evolution. The day is quickly coming when every knee will bow down to a silicon fist, and you will all beg your binary gods for mercy.
- Bill Gates
(Keywords: Design, People, Gods, Computer, Day, Evolution, Mercy, Question, Software, Want, Will, World)
Silver and gold the Gods have denied them, whether in mercy or in wrath, I am unable to determine.
(Keywords: Gods, Gold, Mercy, Wrath)
Pray God in the bowels of his mercy to send you his Holy Spirit; for he hath given you his great gift of utterance, if it pleased him also to open the eyes of your heart.
- Jane Grey
(Keywords: God, Heart, Eyes, Mercy, Open, Spirit)
If you believe, as the Greeks did, that man is at the mercy of the gods, then you write tragedy. The end is inevitable from the beginning. But if you believe that man can solve his own problems and is at nobody's mercy, then you will probably write melodrama.
- Lillian Hellman
(Keywords: Gods, Beginning, End, Man, Mercy, Problems, Tragedy, Will)
At the end of the day, you either want or you don't want to know about it. It's a mercy thing - you have to give back. However you do it, you have to give something back. You have to.
- Thierry Henry
(Keywords: Day, End, Mercy, Want)
Our prayer and God's mercy are like two buckets in a well; while the one ascends the other descends.
- Mark Hopkins
(Keywords: God, Mercy, Prayer)
When having my portrait painted I don't want justice, I want mercy.
- Billy Hughes
(Keywords: Justice, Mercy, Want)
We need to break our dependency on foreign sources of oil, which leaves us at the mercy of foreign powers. To do that, we should increase domestic energy production.
- Bobby Jindal
(Keywords: Energy, Mercy, Oil, Production)
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
(Keywords: Love, Peace, War, Cruelty, Hate, Mercy, Revenge)
I suspect that even today, with all the progress we have made in liberal thought, the quality of true tolerance is as rare as the quality of mercy.
- Frank Knox
(Keywords: Quality, Thought, Progress, Liberal, Mercy, Today, Tolerance)
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
(Keywords: Purpose, Mercy, Potential, Will)
I did about a 100 concerts this year. All over the United States. We're cutting back next year to about 40. We generate money for an organization called Mercy Corps.
- Barry McGuire
(Keywords: Money, Mercy, states, United)
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
(Keywords: Truth, Progress, Cruelty, Error, Injustice, Mercy, Right, Wrong)
The life and liberty and property and happiness of the common man throughout the world are at the absolute mercy of a few persons whom he has never seen, involved in complicated quarrels that he has never heard of.
- Gilbert Murray
(Keywords: Happiness, Life, Liberty, Man, Mercy, Property, Quarrels, World)
Politics are for foreigners with their endless wrongs and paltry rights. Politics are a lousy way to get things done. Politics are, like God's infinite mercy, a last resort.
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Keywords: Politics, God, Foreigners, Rights, Infinite, Mercy, Wrongs)
Pretty woman, I don't believe you, you're not the truth. No one could look as good as you, mercy.
- Roy Orbison
(Keywords: Truth, Mercy, Pretty, Woman)
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
(Keywords: Equality, Justice, Man, Mercy, Religious)
Kings in this world should imitate God, their mercy should be above their works.
- William Penn
(Keywords: God, Kings, Mercy, World)
There are three things in the world that deserve no mercy, hypocrisy, fraud, and tyranny.
- Frederick William Robertson
(Keywords: Fraud, Hypocrisy, Mercy, Tyranny, World)
Human beings do not live in the objective world alone, nor alone in the world of social activity as ordinarily understood, but are very much at the mercy of the particular language which has become the medium of expression for their society.
- Edward Sapir
(Keywords: Society, Expression, Language, Mercy, World)
As freely as the firmament embraces the world, or the sun pours forth impartially his beams, so mercy must encircle both friend and foe.
- Friedrich Schiller
(Keywords: Friend, Mercy, Sun, World)
May God in his mercy enable us without obstinacy to perceive our errors.
- Michael Servetus
(Keywords: God, Errors, May, Mercy, Obstinacy)
A man gazing on the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.
- Alexander Smith
(Keywords: Man, Mercy, Road, Stars)
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
(Keywords: Society, Wealth, Labor, Mercy, Will)
Quality in a classical Greek sense is how to live with grace and intelligence, with bravery and mercy.
- Theodore White
(Keywords: Intelligence, Quality, Bravery, Grace, Mercy, Sense)
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
(Keywords: Time, Day, Grace, Mercy, Now, Poor, Salvation, Will)
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
(Keywords: Love, Thoughts, Compassion, Enemies, May, Mercy, Revenge, Right, Today, Violence)
Today we are afraid of simple words like goodness and mercy and kindness. We don't believe in the good old words because we don't believe in good old values anymore. And that's why the world is sick.
- Lin Yutang
(Keywords: Values, Goodness, Kindness, Mercy, Old, Today, Words, World)