The Best Mercy quotes

We all make mistakes. But, sometimes it’s hard to forgive ourselves. We need to remember that God is always willing to forgive us- no matter what we do. Here are some beautiful mercy quotes to inspire you on your journey of self-forgiveness. May they help you find the peace and compassion that you need to move forward in life.


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The best mercy quotes

1. Rejoice as summer should…chase away sorrows by living. โ€” Melissa Marr, Darkest Mercy

2. The bulk of mankind have indeed, in all countries in their turn, been made the prey of ambition. โ€” Mercy Otis Warren

3. A Christian is committed to the belief that Love and Mercy are the most powerful forces on earth. โ€” Thomas Merton

4. Nothing can make injustice just but mercy. โ€” Robert Frost

5. When in doubt, lean to the side of # mercy . โ€” Miguel De Cervantes

6. I didn’t look back. Sometimes, not looking back is the only mercy the world has left to show. โ€” Seanan McGuire, Magic for Nothing

7. The world pushes us with no mercy and when some push back the world points and cries EVIL โ€” Mewtwo

8. Mercy but murders, pardoning those that kill. โ€” William Shakespeare

9. โ€“โ€“so this is the measure of your God’s Mercy.โ€“โ€“No. This is the measure of Pharaoh’s soul. โ€” The NT Translation (Moses)

10. May posterity show mercy when it look back upon the work we do today. We did what we could with what we had. โ€” Mira Grant, Blackout

11. Sportsmanship… what a load of crap, don’t preach your morality to me. Steve Austin doesn’t have any mercy… you want mercy? Take your *ss to church! โ€” Stone Cold Steve Austin

12. No civilization is complete which does not include the dumb and defenseless of God’s creatures within the sphere of charity and mercy. โ€” Queen Victoria

13. God is rich in mercy. I know this wealth of His with the certainty of experience. I have touched it. โ€” Simone Weil

14. Nothing can make injustice just but mercy. โ€” Robert Frost

15. Though Gods attributes are equal, yet his mercy is more attractive and pleasing in our eyes than his justice. โ€” Miguel De Cervantes

16. The Church does not exist to condemn people but to bring about an encounter with the visceral love of God’s mercy. โ€” Pope Francis

17. The love of domination and an uncontrolled lust of arbitrary power have prevailed among all nations and perhaps in proportion to the degrees of civilization. โ€” Mercy Otis Warren

18. The forms have value only so far as they are expressions of the life within. If they have ceased to express life, crush them out without mercy. โ€” Swami Vivekananda

19. The state of your heart dictates whether you harbor a grudge or give grace, seek selfโ€“pity or seek Christ, drink human misery or taste God’s mercy. โ€” Max Lucado

20. You want mercy? Take your ass to church! โ€” Stone Cold Steve Austin

21. The most frightful of all spectacles is the strength of the civilization without its mercy. โ€” Winston S. Churchill

22. The habit of spending nearly every waking moment lost in thought leaves us at the mercy of whatever our thoughts happen to be. Meditation is a way of breaking this spell. โ€” Sam Harris

23. Sweet mercy is nobility’s true badge. โ€” William Shakespeare

24. But our mercy has a cost, and it might be our lives. โ€” Victoria Aveyard

25. On the evening of December 25, General Washington in a most severe season crossed the Delaware with a part of his army, then reduced to less than 2000 men in the whole. โ€” Mercy Otis Warren

26. How selfish and dark it was to count my blessings based on another’s hell โ€” Mercy Cortez, Jethro’s Journey

27. Mercy, mercy me, things ain’t what they used to be. โ€” Marvin Gaye

28. To kill, I grant, is sin’s extremest gust; But, in defence, by mercy, ’tis most just. โ€” William Shakespeare

29. The former time is the time of gloom and darkness, but the later time is a time of the redemption and the mercy of God โ€” Sunday Adelaja

30. Two works of mercy set a person free: Forgive and you will be forgiven, and give and you will receive. โ€” Saint Augustine

31. The waves have rolled upon me, the billows are repeatedly broken over me, yet I am not sunk down. โ€” Mercy Otis Warren

32. Whoever has his foe at his mercy and does not kill him is his own enemy. โ€” Sa’di

33. Mercy is the true power that can save humanity and the world from sin and evil. โ€” Pope Francis

34. ‘a king who is renowned for mercy, ” said the Arobern, with heavy irony, ”must also be renowned in equal measure for injustice.’ โ€” Rachel Neumeier, Land of the Burning Sands

35. Your sin is not greater than God’s mercy. โ€” Nouman Ali Khan

36. I believe in a God of a second chance and a God of love and mercy, because I need so much more of it myself. โ€” Michael Eric Dyson

37. Let the Church always be a place of mercy and hope, where everyone is welcomed, loved and forgiven. โ€” Pope Francis

38. Because it strikes me there is something greater than judgement. I think it is called mercy. โ€” Sebastian Barry, The Secret Scripture

39. Mankind’s real moral test, a test so radical and so deep that it escapes our gaze, is probably the one of its relations with those that are the most at its mercy; the Animals. โ€” Milan Kundera

40. The most miserable prison in the world is the prison we make for ourselves when we refuse to show mercy. โ€” Warren W. Wiersbe

41. I have not lost Allah’s hope in us to show compassion where none exists and to extend mercy in the most difficult of circumstances. We as Muslims must lead by example. โ€” Muhammad Ali

42. We will have no mercy for white people regarding the land, they cannot own our soil. โ€” Robert Mugabe

43. The soft heart is not a thing to harden but a treasure to protect. For soft hearts extend mercy, compassion, refuge, and God’s redemption to the world. โ€” Richelle E. Goodrich, Slaying Dragons

44. Time is the mercy of Eternity without Time’s swiftness/ Which is the swiftest of all things: all were eternal torment. โ€” William Blake, Milton a Poem

45. Every time the Lord grants you His mercy and favor, doors will be opened for you. โ€” Sunday Adelaja

46. The balm of life, a kind and faithful friend. โ€” Mercy Otis Warren

47. To Mercy Pity Peace and Love All pray in their distress. โ€” William Blake

48. At this hour Lie at my mercy all mine enemies. โ€” William Shakespeare

49. Nothing can make injustice just but mercy. โ€” Robert Frost

50. Mercy, pity, and peace, Are the world’s release. โ€” William Blake


Mercy is a powerful emotion for us all to take to heart. It allows us to show compassion and kindness to those who may not deserve it and can often lead us to make better decisions. As we strive to be more understanding and forgiving, these quotes about mercy will remind us of the importance of showing mercy. Remember, if we can show mercy to others, we can be sure to receive it in return.

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