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Once you start cycling, the city opens up for you. No longer are you fighting it, hot and frustrated; no longer are you at the mercy of bus drivers, roadworks, decisions made by others and over which you have no control. Believe me, once you've tasted this freedom, you're hooked.
I know there is a Supreme Being who rules the affairs of men and whose goodness and mercy have always followed the American people, and I know He will not turn from us now if we humbly and reverently seek His powerful aid.
Nothing can make injustice just but mercy.
Pull the hair on my head the wrong way, and I would be on my knees begging for mercy. I have very sensitive follicles.
And now let me address all of you, high and low, rich and poor, one with another, to accept of mercy and grace while it is offered to you; Now is the accepted time, now is the day of salvation; and will you not accept it, now it is offered unto you?
The truth doesn't have to do with cruelty, the truth has to do with mercy.
This is the spirit of the Order, indeed the true spirit of Mercy flowing on us.
I fear God never showed mercy to one so vile as I.
Truth and mercy require the exertion - never the suppression, of man's noble rights and powers.
The wonderful news is that our Lord is a God of mercy, and He responds to repentance.
Enhanced interrogation is not to be considered lightly, but the use of enhanced interrogation techniques does not require moral people to abandon their beliefs. Rather, it is precisely during these difficult times that one's beliefs about life, justice and mercy become indispensible.
I would make this war as severe as possible, and show no symptoms of tiring till the South begs for mercy.
William Tecumseh Sherman
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
I have often thought with wonder of the great goodness of God; and my soul has rejoiced in the contemplation of His great magnificence and mercy. May He be blessed for ever! For I see clearly that He has not omitted to reward me, even in this life, for every one of my good desires.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.
Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second.
A good education is that which prepares us for our future sphere of action and makes us contented with that situation in life in which God, in his infinite mercy, has seen fit to place us, to be perfectly resigned to our lot in life, whatever it may be.
O Lord have mercy on me, to God I commend my soul.
The very contradictions in my life are in some ways signs of God's mercy to me.
The confessional is not a torture chamber, but the place in which the Lord's mercy motivates us to do better.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
Gun bans disarm victims, putting them at the mercy of murderers or terrorists who think nothing of breaking the gun laws.
If you believe, as the Greeks did, that man is at the mercy of the gods, then you write tragedy. The end is inevitable from the beginning. But if you believe that man can solve his own problems and is at nobody's mercy, then you will probably write melodrama.
Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.
Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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