Mercy Quotes

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

-Matthew 5:7-

A bleeding heart makes life more livable than a hard heart.

-Malcolm Forbes-

Sympathy is the charm of human life.

-Grace Aguilar-

He best can pity who has felt the woe.

-John Gay-

It is the heart, and not the brain. That to the highest doth attain.


Can I see another’s woe,

And not be in sorrow too?

Can I see another’s grief,

And not seek for kind relief?

-William Blake-

The measure of love is compassion, the measure of compassion is kindness.


A generous heart suffers for the misfortunes of others as much as thought it had caused them.


Better to go down dignified

With boughten friendship at your side

Than none at all. Provide, provide!

-Robert Frost-

Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.


The comforter’s head never aches.

-Italian Proverb-

Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.

-Romans 12: 15-

I can sympathize with everything, except suffering.

-Oscar Wilde-

Don’t bother telling people your troubles. Half of them don’t care and the other half figure you probably had it coming.

-Josh Billings-

She was a machine-gun riddling her hostess with sympathy.

-Aldous Huxley-

When you live next to the cemetery, you cannot weep for everyone.

-Russian Proverb-

One cannot weep for the entire world; it is beyond human strength. One must choose.

-Jean Anouilh-

When hand folks over to God’s mercy, and show none ourselves.

-George Eliot-

Look up and not down;

Look forward and not back;

Look out and not in;

Lend a hand.


True sympathy is the personal concern which demands the giving of one’s soul.

-Martin Luther King Jr-

Oh pity human woe! ‘tis what the happy to the unhappy owe.

-Alexander Pope-

To love with the spirit is to pity, and he who pities most loves most.

-Miguel De Unamuno-


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