Quotes by mercy

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  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    But mercy is above the sceptred sway; it is enthroned in the hearts of kings; it is an attribute to God himself.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Mercy but murders, pardoning those that kill.
  • William E. Rothschild
    William E. Rothschild
    American author 1933-
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    Anyone without a sense of humor is at the mercy of everyone else.
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan Kundera
    Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
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    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.
  • Ann Plato
    Ann Plato
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    A good education is that which prepares us for our future sphere of action and makes us contented with that situation in life in which God, in his infinite mercy, has seen fit to place us, to be perfectly resigned to our lot in life, whatever it may be.
  • Alexander Smith
    Alexander Smith
    Scottish Poet, Author 1830-1867
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    A man gazing on the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    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
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind. To cherish peace and good will, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.
  • Joseph Campbell
    Joseph Campbell
    American mythologist 1904-1987
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    Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.
  • John Gay
    John Gay
    British playwright and poet 1688-1732
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    Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    God-honoring prayers are not simply shopping lists. They are more than cries for help, strength, mercy and miracles. Authentic prayer should include worship, submission, requests, and confessions.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    Had I not sinned what would there be for you to pardon. My fate has given you the opportunity for mercy.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    He reminds me of the man who murdered both his parents, and then when the sentence was about to be pronounced, pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was orphan.
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