Mercy Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old mercy quotes, mercy sayings, and mercy proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Without a witness of mercy, life becomes fruitless and sterile, as if sequestered in a barren desert. The Word Among Us Press
Mercy is the force that reawakens us to new life and instils in us the courage to look to the future with hope. Bochen
Mercy is also a goal to reach and requires dedication and sacrifice. Bochen
To be an instrument of mercy is to be generous with others. Bochen
For mercy is a virtue that comes into play when things go wrong. Fr. Daniel Moloney
The path of mercy is a wide one, with room to walk beside others. Kerry Weber
Mercy is making yourself available to those in need, even when it isn't convenient, even when you don't expect it. Kerry Weber
If you hope for mercy, show mercy. If you look for kindness, show kindness. Kerry Weber
Show mercy to others in the same way, with the same generosity, with the same promptness, as you want others to show mercy to you. Kerry Weber
Fasting bears no fruit unless it is watered by mercy. Fasting dries up when mercy dries up. Mercy is to fasting as rain is to earth. Kerry Weber
It is mercy when the sin is freely pardoned, and he who did the sin is placed in a position that he cannot go and do it again. James Vaughan
It is mercy when the violation of the law is cancelled, and the law itself is made more exceedingly honorable by the Savior's keeping it, than it would have been if kept by all the millions of human creatures. James Vaughan
Mercy is something beyond what is deserved. Burl Barer
Mercy and grace must be voluntary or they are no longer mercy and grace. R. C. Sproul
We have read charity, a great virtue. But a person cannot be charitable unless he has mercy in the heart. Fr.J.Coelho
Mercy is, in fact, the flower while charity is its fruit. So, charity cannot exist if the mercy is not there. Fr.J.Coelho
What is mercy? It is a sense that moves one's heart when he or she sees anybody in trouble. Fr.J.Coelho
Mercy is God-given. It springs out of the heart without any effort. It becomes impatient to help those in trouble. It forgets its own troubles and acts to rid others of their pains and sorrows. Fr.J.Coelho
Mercy is a very noble virtue. It can beget mercy in the heart of an enemy even. Fr.J.Coelho
True mercy is the most profound source of justice. Mercy differs from justice, but is not in opposition to it. Terry A. Veling
Mercy. It is to show kindness, compassion or pity, appease, gain tolerance, favor, or forgiveness. Warren Ravenscroft
Mercy, in human beings, is the disposition by which one is 'moved with sorrow at the misery of another as though it were one's own.' As such, mercy is a passion. Brian Davies
Mercy is helping those who have fallen, often to the very bottom. Harlan Cosner
Mercy is that aspect of God's love that causes Him to help the miserable. Dr. Moses Anyanwu