Sunday, March 27, 2011

Mercy Quotes and a Bible Verse...

Mercy Quotes and a Bible Verse


"Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy."
- Matthew 5:7

"Who will not mercy unto others show,
how can mercy he ever hope to have?"
- Edmund Spenser

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

"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

"We do pray for mercy, and that same prayer
doth teach us all
to render the deeds of mercy."
- William Shakespeare

"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

"The most valuable things in life are not measured in
monetary terms. The really important things are not houses
and lands, stocks and bonds, automobiles and real estate,
but friendships, trust, confidence, empathy,
mercy, love, and faith."
- Bertrand Russell

"Mercy among the virtues is like the moon among the stars...
it is the light that hovers above the judgment seat."
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see;
that mercy I to others show, that mercy show to me."
- prayer by Alexander Pope


  1. Valerie, this post is absolutely stunning, and asbsolutely touching. I esp like the painting of Jesus at the bottom of the post. May you be very blessed for including this post in your blog. I cannot telll you which quote is the most important / beautiful, bc they all are. May the Lord richly bless you forever.

    krissy knox :)
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  2. Good ones Val. I think the Alexander Pope one is my favorite.


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