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.

-Henry.W.Longfellow-

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.

-Anonymous-

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

-Vauvenargues-

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.

-A.Bronson.Alcott-

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.

-Edward.E.Hale-

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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