Nothing emboldens sin so much as mercy.

William Shakespeare

The quality of mercy is not strain'd, It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest: It blesseth him that gives and him that takes. 'T is mightiest in the mightiest: it becomes The throned monarch better than his crown; His sceptre shows the force of temporal power, The attribute to awe and majesty, Wherein doth sit the dread a.

William Shakespeare

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

Cowards are cruel, but the brave Love mercy, and delight to save.

John Gay

I would lose my way again, be led hopelessly astray again, just so I can pray again...For the mercy in you.

Depeche Mode

We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.

Sir Winston Churchill

I believe that the first test of a truly great man is his humility. I don't mean by humility, doubt of his power. But really great men have a curious feeling that the greatness is not of them, but through them. And they see something divine in every other man and are endlessly, foolishly, incredibly merciful.

John Ruskin

I feel the same way about solitude as some people feel about the blessing of the church. It's the light of grace for me. I never close my door behind me without the awareness that I am carrying out an act of mercy toward myself.

Peter Hoeg

He's throwing himself at the mercy of this body.

Marc Lubet

I take space to be the central fact to man born in America. I spell it large because it comes large here. Large and without mercy.

Charles Olson

A gentleman has his eyes on all those present; he is tender toward the bashful, gentle toward the distant, and merciful toward the absent.

Lawrence G. Lovasik

Whoever has his foe at his mercy, and does not kill him, is his own enemy.

Muslih uddin Sadi

Jennifer is throwing herself on the mercy of this court and the community, and we hope the court, after hearing all the facts, will do what we ask, and that is not to put Jennifer in jail.

Barry Cohen

At the Mercy of the River: An Exploration of the Last African Wilderness.

Peter Stark

Princes of courtesy, merciful, proud and strong.

Henry Newbolt

She represents the history and tradition set forth by the Sisters of Mercy.

Larry Beck

Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature, there is no appeal.

Arthur C. Clarke

The best thing you can do when you've made a mistake is exactly what she's done: Admit it, admit it soon and put yourself at the mercy of the people.

Cathy Allen

The most merciful thing that a family does to one of its infant members is to kill it.

Margaret Sanger

I don't think you can think that way. The only thing we can control is to win. If we don't win, we're at the mercy of other teams losing or favorites winning (across the country).

Scott Trost

The intensity was there on defense. That was good for (the offense). That's how it has to be for us to get prepared, because there's going to be no mercy from USC. They're the best team in the country.

Tyler Graunke

Right now we're at the mercy of the Transit Authority. We've given up our leverage.

Randy Nevels

Merciful death, how you love your precious guilt.

Anne Rice

Politics are a lousy way for a free man to get things done. Politics are, like God's infinite mercy, a last resort.

P. J. O'Rourke

Writing checks for charities is necessary and important. But it can't compare with corporal works of mercy, which are infinitely greater.

William E. Simon

Shame on you, Gary Ridgway. May God have mercy on your pathetic soul. I'm content to know that your hell is constant and never-ending through eternity.

Virginia Graham

I believe that the jurors will understand the difference between murder and an act of mercy and compassion. Just because the prosecution has indicated that this is murder, that does not mean it is so.

David Gorosh

You must understand in all humility that you are at the mercy of the weather.

Lee Sullivan

The angel of mercy, the child of love, together had flown to the realms above.

Fanny Crosby

We're hopeful the governor will hear our plea and act in a way that shows the quality of mercy.

William Keeler

Here you're at the mercy of the gas companies.

Jerry Lambert

At the moment at which I admitted my sin and asked for God's forgiveness, He gave me the deepest level of understanding of mercy that I could ever have imagined.

Penny Bragg

It was a good test and we got what we wanted in that we got those first?game jitters out of the way. Now let's move on to Mount Mercy.

Steve Williamson

[If Abbas is] going to collect the guns, that means a war without mercy, ... It's impossible to surrender our guns and to enter the Palestinian Authority jails again.

Mahmoud Zahar

We, like so many others, are at the mercy of the power. We have power to the head end and at our offices. Now, it's a matter of assessing the damage and waiting for the power to come back.

Patricia Collins

Sin is the dare of God's justice, the rape of His mercy, the jeer of His patience, the slight of His power, and the contempt of His love.

John Bunyan

Globalization is rapidly changing the way business is done, and our small and medium-sized firms in particular are at the mercy of this process and the exposure to increased competition it brings.

Vernon Ehlers

Lord have mercy. In her heart, she loved us.

Cathy Allen

Silver and gold the Gods have denied them, whether in mercy or in wrath, I am unable to determine.


These are one of the employee groups where we are totally at the mercy of the market.

John Gioia

The monster who played God can justify his actions; sometimes he possibly believes he was an angel of mercy.

Dolores Stasienko

We will help where we are needed, ... We are at their mercy.

David Gilbert

Among the attributes of God, although they are all equal, mercy shines with even more brilliancy than justice.

Miguel de Cervantes

There really isn't anything ground crews can do. And there are even challenges with aircrafts -- so we're sort of at the mercy of the weather right now.

Mike Dombeck

We'll present our facts. Then we're at the mercy of what the board decides. We just don't think it would be fair to (dissolve the co-op) in the middle of a two-year classification cycle.

Kirk Ham

I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.

Abraham Lincoln

That, Your Excellency, is precisely the problem. As long as we are buying Russian oil, we are at their mercy. Japan must have its own resources.

Atsuko Abe

If the IRS wants to audit you, you are still responsible for the records, and if you don't have the records you are at their mercy.

Bill Farmer

We realize we're pretty much at the mercy of business. Our goals are to keep the area vibrant and keep it clean.

Harold Sater

May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't.

General George S. Patton

Mercy should make us ashamed, wrath afraid to sin.

William Gurnall

They're at the mercy of the airline. We're still waiting on most of the luggage, which didn't arrive with either group.

Karen Pagoda

O beautiful for heroes proved in liberating strife, who more than self their country loved, and mercy more than life!

Katharine Lee Bates

There may be some incorrigible human beings who cannot be changed except by God's own mercy to that one person.

Warren E. Burger

I want to put myself absolutely at your mercy for good or evil without any condition, without any limit to your power.

Leopold Von Sacher masoch

We're really at the mercy of those guys. They have to get the gear secured and they have to make sure its balanced.

Randy Lawrence

My hat's off to Mercy. They were on fire in the first half. We didn't get tired in the fourth quarter. We made some poor choices that ended up costing us.

Donna Moir

I don't know what to say or how to say it. We're still believing and still fighting. Hopefully, the man above will have mercy and we can get this thing turned around as quickly as possible.

Tarence Kinsey

I am constrained to express my adoration of the Author of my existence for his forgiving mercy revealed to the world through Jesus Christ, through whom I hope for never ending happiness in a future state.

Robert Treat Paine

It's just scary that we the voters are at the mercy of the politicians and the businesses that make the machines.

Bryce King

He showed no pity. He showed no compassion. He showed no mercy. He deserves none for what he chose to do.

Kathryn Flicker

What hit me was, there was no mercy.

Cyrus Kar

He who demands mercy and shows none burns the bridges over which he himself must later pass.

Thomas Adams

He had to make up his mind: fleeing into the arms of his handlers or throwing himself on the mercy of the Republican community.

Danny Morrison

As you grow up, you realize from the age of 14 or so, you grow extra emotions somehow, and I think Harry is at the point where he's at the mercy of all these emotions.

Daniel Radcliffe

We tell every kid this isn't the Bible ? it's not the only way. But the way we taught things (at Mount Mercy College) it was a success.

Justin Schulte

When we live at each other's mercy, we had better learn to be merciful.

William Sloane Coffin, Jr.

They are also willing to kill without mercy -- and to take a long time in their planning.

John Stevens

The veil which covers the face of futurity is woven by the hand of mercy.

John Bulwer

We respectfully call on Jill's captors to exercise justice and mercy and let our innocent colleague go free.

Dave Cook

I do not ask for mercy for myself. The only thing I can see to give me a life sentence is for my family. I do not want to see them hurt any further.

Joseph P. Smith

We're at the mercy of TV. You want to be on TV.

Rocky Long

All I can say is, 'May God bless you. May God have mercy on your soul.

Teresa Johnson

Maybe some days he actually believes he was an angel of mercy. Let us correct that: He was a demon from the lowest depths of hell. Burn in hell, Mr. Cullen, for all eternity.

Dolores Stasienko

Betwixt the stirrup and the ground / Mercy I asked, mercy I found.

William Camden

I do not ask for mercy for myself. The only reason I ask for you to give me a life sentence is for the sake of my family.

Joseph P. Smith

Pray for mercy from Boots.

Antonio Banderas

A man gazing on the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.

Alexander Smith

We're at the mercy of the distributors. They could show up at 8 o'clock at night. They haven't been very consistent with the delivery times.

Sterling Ivey

I am not a big fan of [on demand] just because of this. It's hard enough to keep our own systems up, and this just adds to another layer. We're at their mercy, no matter what we want to do about it, there's nothing we can do.

Mark Siler

All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.

Sir Winston Churchill

We're at the mercy of whatever the market's calling for.

Matt Burdick

I do not ask for mercy for myself. As you have heard, there were many times when I didn't care whether I lived or died.

Joseph P. Smith

I feel no mercy for him. He obviously didn't show my daughter any mercy, and I don't know if I could ever forgive him for what he's done to myself, to Danielle ... and to our family.

Brenda Van Dam

Anyone without a sense of humor is at the mercy of everyone else.

William Rotsler

Against Mercy we played with no intensity. It was not a good effort. We appeared sluggish, but Mercy was very good, very quick. Mercy is a good team that played well.

Bob Faulkner

At some point they absolutely should be closed. If it's a one time thing with employees, I think there should be some mercy. But if it's a consistent thing, abusing senior citizens close it down.

Tom Watkins

The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents.

H. P. Lovecraft

Grace is when God gives us what we don't deserve and Mercy is when God doesn't give us what we do deserve.

Brendan Roberts

We are like a lot of people - at the mercy of FEMA with this.

Dan Leistikow

Our prayer and God's mercy are like two buckets in a well; while the one ascends the other descends.

Mark Hopkins

May God have mercy on him.

Prime Minister Fuad Saniora

O God please do not be merciful with those that do not believe in your holy presence.

Albrecht Druer

When you're a wild card and not seeded, you're really at the mercy of the gods. Martina is perfectly aware that the road back may not go perfectly smoothly but it's a bit of a different mind-set for her.

Liz Smylie

[But clouds blanketed some skies over Great Britain, dimming the display.] It is a disappointment, but we are at the mercy of the elements, ... It's been overcast all night and I haven't been able to see anything at all.

John Mcfarland

MERCY, n. An attribute beloved of detected offenders.

Ambrose Bierce

He is an elderly man and he is due to become a grandfather soon. Be merciful. Our religion, Islam, does not allow us to harm the innocent.

Iqbal Sacranie

It is a damned country, banished from divine mercy and deserving only of being cursed.

Ahmed Ibrahim

We pray that God touch the heart of the governor. Give her mercy, and help her look beyond politics. ... God we pray the leadership of our state will either lead, get out of the way, or follow.

Christopher Bullock

Oh mercy, I'm thrilled. I'm excited and anxious because I'm curious to see if other people will do the same music we do.

Mel Jones

I thank God for his mercy, and I believe he has forgiven her and she is with him. I thank our family and friends for all their support.

Terri Gastellum

Pretty woman, I don't believe you, you're not the truth. No one could look as good as you, mercy.

Roy Orbison

Not only is (Hoskins) hard to find, but (Hoskins) is hard to stop. You're kind of at her mercy. She's an excellent player.

Bridgett Williams

The Mercy Regional paramedics were transported via ambulance to Franklin Hospital, then later released.

Clay Hobbs

We must lead by example of mercy and forgiveness, a trait every Muslim must have by very definition of being a follower of Islam.

Ehsan Ahmed

We believe that Muslims around the world must follow the example of Prophet Muhammad, who was compassionate and man of mercy.

Ehsan Ahmed

The essence of justice is mercy.

Edwin Hubbel Chapin