27 Mercy Quotes To Help You Forgive

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Forgiving someone who did you wrong should have no precondition. It is something that has to come from the heart, however, most of us come from places where we need a reason to forgive that partner, boss or family member who did us wrong. If you need a reason to forgive someone, here are 27 mercy quotes to help you forgive.

1. I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice. – Abraham Lincoln

2. May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds. – Marianne Williamson

3. The most important thing that I learned in growing up is that forgiveness is something that, when you do it, you free yourself to move on. – Tyler Perry

4. Sweet mercy is nobility’s true badge. – William Shakespeare

5. A little bit of mercy makes the world less cold and more just. – Pope Francis

6. May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds. – Marianne Williamson

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7. Be kind. We never know what people are going through. Give grace and mercy because one day your circumstance could change and you may need it. ― Germany Kent

8. In times of oppression, bury the quality of mercy deep inside, so that your oppressor’s brutality can never damage it or you. Once free, bring this hidden shard of humanity back into your heart again and live the life denied to you. ― Stewart Stafford

9. Anger is mortal, mercy is divine. ― Matshona Dhliwayo

10. God tolerates even our stammering, and pardons our ignorance whenever something inadvertently escapes us – as, indeed, without this mercy, there would be no freedom to pray. – John Calvin

11. Charity is a supreme virtue, and the great channel through which the mercy of God is passed onto mankind. – Conrad Hilton

12. The weak forgive none, the strong forgive some, the great forgive many, but the enlightened forgive all. ― Matshona Dhliwayo

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13. We do pray for mercy, And that same prayer doth teach us all to render the deeds of mercy. – William Shakespeare

14. Your past may be painful, yet you must forgive, move on, and thank God for it. Your past has become a learning experience for you to become a better person and father. – Martin Henderson

15. Though I was unaware of it at the time, that simple act of forgiveness was the beginning of an entirely new level of experiencing life for me. -Wayne Dyer

16. The willingness to forgive is a sign of spiritual and emotional maturity. It is one of the great virtues to which we all should aspire. Imagine a world filled with individuals willing both to apologize and to accept an apology. Is there any problem that could not be solved among people who possessed the humility and largeness of spirit and soul to do either — or both — when needed?― Gordon B. Hinckley

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17. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. – Martin Luther King Jr.

18. God offers us the very best, His perfect plan for our life which includes His Son, love, forgiveness, and peace. -Michele Ellison

19. When someone has wronged you, you need to find forgiveness for them and pray for them.- Grant Dean

20. Forgiveness should start now. Putting off forgiving only deepens the wound. Clinging to bitterness postpones happiness. Life is short, time is fleeting. Today is the day to forgive. -Wilfred Peterson

21. To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.” – C. S. Lewis

22. Teach me to feel another’s woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I to others show, that mercy show to me. – Alexander Pope

23. If you have fallen by the wayside, know that God has a forgiving heart. His arms are always open to a repentant heart.- Carol Nkambule

24. Forgiveness is a powerful thing. It doesn’t change what has happened; it changes what is to come.- Janeen Latini

25. Life is so short. Grudges are a waste of time. Laugh when you can, apologise when you should, and trust God with what you cannot change. -Nicky Gumbel

26. Forgiving other people who have wronged us or hurt us or embarrassed us is not easy. In fact, sometimes it seems impossible. But that is what God did for us and what He asks us to do for others. -Korie Robertson

27. We may not know how to forgive, and we may not want to forgive, but the very fact we say we are willing to forgive begins the healing practice.-Louise Hay

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