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One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
The just is close to the people's heart, but the merciful is close to the heart of God.
The most merciful thing that a family does to one of its infant members is to kill it.
The most merciful thing in the world... is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents.
H. P. Lovecraft
In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvelous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it.
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
The fact that the Prophet cared for every human being and tried his best to ensure their security in the hereafter must be the most telling of his compassionate and merciful characteristics.
God seeth different abilities and frailties of men, which may move His goodness to be merciful to their different improvements in virtue.
He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain.
Douglas William Jerrold
Your dear baby has died innocent and blameless, and has been called away by an all wise and merciful Creator, most probably from a life to misery and misfortune, and most certainly to one of happiness and bliss.
Almost every time I am in a lectureship on a college campus, young people will say, If there is a God and if he is a loving and merciful God, how do you explain the problems of suffering and death and all the tragedies that happen to people?
I hope and trust the infinite, the eternal, and merciful and loving God. I worship Him and feel no guilt in my heart before him for what I am going to do.
All my experience of the world teaches me that in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred, the safe and just side of a question is the generous and merciful side.
A rabbi should not despair if people do not do as much as they should. Every parent has that with children. God is merciful.
Perhaps it's more merciful to forget the dead instead of remembering them.
I reached for sleep and drew it round me like a blanket muffling pain and thought together in the merciful dark.
When strong, be merciful, if you would have the respect, not the fear of your neighbors.
Princes of courtesy, merciful, proud and strong.
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