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"Good deal: justice for you, mercy for me." - Mason Cooley

"...humankind's limited scope of mercy was reserved for their own." - Stephenie Meyer

"I'm not asking for forever, Tamani said. Yet. I'm just asking for a moment." - Aprilynne Pike

"Don't bother asking God for answers about life. Most likely you're asking the wrong questions." - Josh Kilmer-Purcell

"We do pray for mercy, and that same prayer doth teach us all to render the deeds of mercy." - William Shakespeare

"There is no mercy in trading life for life. And certainly no righteousness. Mercy, once given, cannot be taken back." - Janet Morris

"Think carefully before asking for justice. Mercy might be safer." - Mason Cooley

"All I'm asking for is what I want." - Rickey Henderson

"We keep asking for answers; God keeps sending us people." - Bob Goff

"It's asking for trouble to listen to music alone." - Janice Galloway

"That comes too late that comes for the asking." - Seneca the Younger

"Those who are asking for more government interference are asking ultimately for more compulsion and less freedom." - Ludwig Von Mises

"My grandpa always said asking a question is embarrassing for a moment, but not asking is embarrassing for a lifetime." - Haruki Murakami

"One of the best aids to freedom is asking God for a lot of help-and asking often." - Joyce Meyer

"The Christian gospel is a summons to peace, calling for justice beyond anger, mercy beyond justice, forgiveness beyond mercy, love beyond forgiveness." - Wendell Berry

"Men show no mercy and expect no mercy, when honor calls, or when they fight for their idols or their gods." - Friedrich Schiller

"That which looks for mercy from an opponent is not non-violence." - Mahatma Gandhi

"There is mercy for everyone, except those who are bored with life." - Cesare Pavese

"Mercy, mercy, looking for mercy..." - Peter Gabriel

"Where mercy is shown, mercy is given." - Duane Chapman

"Asking for help with shame says: You have the power over me. Asking with condescension says: I have the power over you. But asking for help with gratitude says: We have the power to help each other." - Amanda Palmer

"In school, we're rewarded for having the answer, not for asking a good question." - Richard Saul Wurman

"A friend who offers help without asking for explanations is a treasure beyond price" - Robert A Heinlein

"The world has kissed my Soul with its pain, asking for its return in Songs." - Rabindranath Tagore

"If you even think about asking Harry Potter for an autograph, your day ends right now." - Jasper Fforde

"What is school for? If you're not asking that, you're wasting time and money." - Seth Godin

"Can I cut off your head?" "Are you asking for my permission?" - Amanda Hocking

"A man asking for help ought to at least give directions." - Barbara Mertz

"If you are not with me, you are against me. I have no mercy for my enemies." - Karen Marie Moning

"In the eyes of mercy, no one should have hateful thoughts. Feel pity for the man who is even more at fault. The area and size of mercy is limitless." - Yamamoto Tsunetomo

"Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, What's in it for me?" - Brian Tracy

"Is it normal to make a minute-to-minute schedule for the timing of thanksgiving? I'm asking for a friend." - Casey Wilson

"We should spend as much time in thanking God for his benefits as we do in asking him for them." - Vincent de Paul

"Movies and life become a little more symmetrical when you start asking for and looking for connections." - Josh Lucas

"But an apology too - you think you're giving something, but you're not. You're really asking for something. You're asking for forgiveness, you're asking for the other injured person to make it okay for you. Apologies were harder work for the person getting one than the person giving one." - Deb Caletti

"When Jesus died on the cross the mercy of God did not become any greater. It could not become any greater, for it was already infinite. We get the odd notion that God is showing mercy because Jesus died. No-Jesus died because God is showing mercy. It was the mercy of God that gave us Calvary, not Calvary that gave us mercy. If God had not been merciful there would have been no incarnation, no babe in the manger, no man on a cross and no open tomb." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Had I not sinned what would there be for you to pardon. My fate has given you the opportunity for mercy." - Ovid

"The things which must be, must be for the best, God helps us do our duty and not shrink, And trust His mercy humbly for the rest." - Bill Vaughan

"I love going out and it is a bit sad when the photographers stop asking you for your picture." - Alice Evans

"I am not asking for 60 months to sit and enjoy power, but to be the Chowkidaar of the country." - Narendra Modi

"Atheists who keep asking for evidence of God's existence are like a fish in the ocean wanting evidence of water." - Ray Comfort

"'T is heaven alone that is given away; 'T is only God may be had for the asking." - James Russell Lowell

"I learned also that the best way to keep out of trouble was by never complaining or asking for anything." - Marilyn Monroe

"How beautiful to find a heart that loves you, without asking you for anything, but to be okay." - Khalil Gibran

"Cease to pray and thou will begin to sin. Prayer is not only a means to prevail for mercy but also to prevent sin." - William Gurnall

"Confession heals, confession justifies, confession grants pardon of sin, all hope consists in confession; in confession there is a chance for mercy." - Isidore of Seville

"Do not be merciful, but be just, for mercy is bestowed upon the guilty criminal, while Justice is all that the innocent man requires." - Khalil Gibran

"Show some mercy to this chair which has stretched out its arms to you for so long; please satisfy its desire to embrace you!" - Moliere

"This is what poems are: with mercy for the greedy, they are the tongue's wrangle, the world's pottage, the rat's star." - Anne Sexton

"There was something so best-musical-ever when people screamed and begged for mercy, and she could listen to a good musical all day." - Gena Showalter

"All loves should be simply stepping stones to the love of God. So it was with me; and blessed be his name for his great goodness and mercy." - Plato

"Forgive us as we forgive- we are offered forgiveness on no other terms. To refuse it is to refuse Gods mercy for ourselves." - C S Lewis

"Prayer does not mean asking God for all kinds of things we want, it is rather the desire for God Himself, the only Giver of Life." - Sadhu Sundar Singh

"There is only one excuse for a speaker's asking the attention of his audience: he must have either truth or entertainment for them." - Dale Carnegie

"Grace is given of God, but knowledge is bought in the market; Knowledge needful for all, yet cannot be had for the asking." - Arthur Hugh Clough

"...but then eject them forever from this country. For, as we have heard, God's anger with them is so intense that gentle mercy will only tend to make them worse and worse, while sharp mercy will reform them but little. Therefore, in any case, away with them!" - Martin Luther

"God in his infinite mercy has devised a way by which justice can be satisfied, and yet mercy can be triumphant. Jesus Christ, the only begotten of the Father, took upon himself the form of man, and offered unto Divine Justice that which was accepted as an equivalent for the punishment due to all his people." - Charles Spurgeon

"Even if we have thousands of acts of great virtue to our credit, our confidence in being heard must be based on God's mercy and His love for men. Even if we stand at the very summit of virtue, it is by mercy that we shall be saved." - Saint John Chrysostom

"Pardoning mercy makes way for healing mercy." - T. B. Joshua

"As much as the world has an instinct for evil and is a breeding ground for genocide, holocaust, slavery, racism, war, oppression, and injustice, the world has an even greateer instinct for goodness, rebirth, mercy, beauty, truth, freedom and love." - Desmond Tutu

"The quality of mercy is not strained" - William Shakespeare

"God may have mercy, but we won't." - John Mccain

"The greatest attribute of Heaven is mercy." - Francis Beaumont

"Our prayers are the shadows of mercy." - Charles Spurgeon

"The essence of justice is mercy." - Edwin Hubbell Chapin

"You're your first best audience, long before anybody else hears you. So don't be an easy audience. Keep asking for more." - Michael Caine

"Contemplating an object fixedly with the mind, asking myself, 'What is it?' without thinking of any other object or relating it to anything else for hours on end." - Simone Weil

"You need to spend all of your time and energy on creating something that actually brings value to the people you're asking for money!" - Gary Vaynerchuk

"For many people, feminism is one of those words of which, as St. Augustine said about time, they know the meaning as long as no one is asking." - Katha Pollitt

"What Plato was really asking was perhaps why a horse was a horse, and not, for example, a cross between a horse and a pig." - Jostein Gaarder

"When we have done our very, very best, papa, and that is not enough, then I think the right time must have come for asking help of others." - Charles Dickens

"I'm asking you in your sermons to do the work of the Lord here on earth. I ask for your help in getting that message out urgently tomorrow." - Al Gore

"Karma means that all actions have consequences. Grace means that in a moment of atonement -taking responsibility, making amends, asking for forgiveness - all karma is burned." - Marianne Williamson

"Here in California, one candidate for governor is a 100-year-old woman. She's going door-to-door and asking one simple question - 'Do I live here?'" - Craig Kilborn

"Fearing no insult, asking for no crown, receive with indifference both flattery and slander, and do not argue with a fool." - Alexander Pushkin

"A woman's asking for equality in the church would be comparable to a black person's demanding equality in the Ku Klux Klan." - Mary Daly

"I had explained that a woman's asking for equality in the church would be comparable to a black person's demanding equality in the Ku Klux Klan." - Mary Daly

"And I'm asking for your support because I want to defend America, as I've said before, from becoming a socialist nation." - Christine O'Donnell

"This is what our customers are asking for to take them to the next level and free them from the bondage of mainframe and client-server software." - Marc Benioff

"Oh Lord, help me change my ways, Show a litlle mercy on judgement day, It aint me I was raised this way, Never let em' play me for a busta, Makin' hell for a huslter." - Tupac Shakur

"Ask God for what you want, but you cannot ask if you are not asking for a right thing. When you draw near to God, you cease from asking for things."Your Father knows what things you have need of, before you ask him." Then, why ask? That you may get to know Him." - Oswald Chambers

"Liberals love to say things like, "We're just asking everyone to pay their fair share." But government is not about asking. It is about telling. The difference is fundamental. It is the difference between making love and being raped, between working for a living and being a slave. The Internal Revenue service is not asking anybody to do anything. It confiscates your assets and puts you behind bars if you don't pay." - Thomas Sowell

"The ground of mercy is love, and the working of mercy is our keeping in love." - Julian of Norwich

"Mercy without justice is the mother of dissolution; justice without mercy is cruelty." - Thomas Aquinas

"All things are literally better, lovelier, and more beloved for the imperfections which have been divinely appointed, that the law of human life may be effort, and the law of human judgment, mercy." - John Ruskin

"Our political problem now is "Can we, as a nation, continue together permanentlyforever-half slave, and half free?" The problem is too mighty for me. May God, in his mercy, superintend the solution." - Abraham Lincoln

"Mother of mercy,"said Tovar."And that caused the riot?" "It's the other way around,"said Kira sheepishly."We started the riot as a distraction for the jaibreak." Tovar whistled."You don't mess aroud." P303" - Dan Wells

"The kingdoms' people were at the mercy of the natures of those who rose to be their rulers. It was a gamble, and the current generation did not make for a winning hand." - Kristin Cashore

"Take special care that thou never trust any friend or servant with any matter that may endanger thine estate; for so shalt thou make thyself a bond-slave to him that thou trustest, and leave thyself always to his mercy." - Walter Raleigh

"The essence of justice is mercy. Making a child suffer for wrong-doing is merciful to the child. There is no mercy in letting the child have its own will, plunging headlong to destruction with the bits in its mouth. There is no mercy to society nor to the criminal if the wrong is not repressed and the right vindicated. We injure the culprit who comes up to take his proper doom at the bar of justice, if we do not make him feel that he has done a wrong thing. We may deliver his body from the prison, but not at the expense of justice nor to his own injury." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"Let us go back to the Lord. The Lord never tires of forgiving: never! It is we who tire of asking his forgiveness. Let us ask for the grace not to tire of asking forgiveness, because he never tires of forgiving." - Pope Francis

"My father said he was going to write to the Jinzhou City Party Committee asking for permission to 'talk about love'...My mother supposed it was a bit like asking permission from the head of the family...the Communist Party was the new patriarch." - Jung Chang

"Asking is the beginning of receiving..." - Jim Rohn

"Old sundial, you stand here for Time: For Love, the vine that round your base Its tendrils twines, and dares to climb And lay one flower-capped spray in grace Without the asking on your cold Unsmiling and unfrowning face." - Eleanor Farjeon

"As soon as you start asking what education is for, what the use of it is, you're abandoning the basic assumption of any true culture, that education is worth while for its own sake." - Ann Bridge

"The world needs women who stop asking for permission from the principal. Permission to live their lives as they deeply know they often should. I think we still look to authority figures for validation, recognition, permission." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"We are always looking for signs. We are always asking for God to 'speak' to us. But those signs are all around us. They are in everything. God is always 'speaking'. The question is whether we are listening." - Yasmin Mogahed

"If men were ever to lose the appetite for meaning we call thinking, they would lose the capacity for asking all the unanswerable questions upon which every civilization is founded." - Hannah Arendt

"Don't wait for mentors to seek you out. Don't ever wait for your phone calls to be returned, your letters to be answered, your faxes to be responded to. Keep going out and asking question." - Denis Waitley

"I will not be at the mercy of the telephone!" - C S Lewis

"No ethos, pursued without thought or mercy, is ethical." - Janet Morris

"She was beautiful - but especially she was without mercy." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Mercy was more frightening than murder, because it was harder." - Kristin Cashore

"Suffering is a gift; in its hidden mercy" - Rumi

"When in doubt, lean to the side of ? mercy ." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." - Adam Smith

"At this hour Lie at my mercy all mine enemies." - William Shakespeare

"When a human kills an animal for food, he is neglecting his own hunger for justice. Man prays for mercy, but is unwilling to extend it to others. Why should man then expect mercy from God? It's unfair to expect something that you are not willing to give. It is inconsistent. I can never accept inconsistency or injustice. Even if it comes from God. If there would come a voice from God saying, "I'm against vegetarianism!" I would say, "Well, I am for it!" This is how strongly I feel in this regard." - Isaac Bashevis Singer

"Rendering thanks to my Creator for my existence and station among His works, for my birth in a country enlightened by the Gospel and enjoying freedom, and for all His other kindnesses, to Him I resign myself, humbly confiding in His goodness and in His mercy through Jesus Christ for the events of eternity." - John Dickinson

"Confession of sin shows us more clearly our need of mercy-and endears God's mercy more to us" - Joseph Caryl

"If we have no mercy toward others, that is one proof that we have never experienced God's mercy." - Billy Graham

"Jesus drank a cup of wrath without mercy, that we might drink a cup of mercy without wrath." - J. Oswald Sanders

"We've been like that all season. They're starting to have the vision I've been asking them to have for a while. Our settled, normal offense stuff, we need to work on that." - Linder Sterling

"Prayer in the sense of petition, asking for things, is a small part of it; confession and penitence are its threshold, adoration its sanctuary, the presence and vision and enjoyment of God its bread and wine." - C S Lewis

"We pray pious blether, our will is not in it, and then we say God does not answer; we never asked Him for anything. Asking means that our wills are in what we ask." - Oswald Chambers

"Most teachers waste their time by asking question which are intended to discover what a pupil does not know whereas the true art of questioning has for its purpose to discover what pupils knows or is capable of knowing." - Albert Einstein

"The more you lose, the more positive you have to become. When you're winning, you can ride players harder because their self-esteem is high. If you are losing and you try to be tough, you're asking for dissension." - Rick Pitino

"Prayers never bring anything... They may bring solace to the sap, the bigot, the ignorant, the aboriginal, and the lazy - but to the enlightened it is the same as asking Santa Claus to bring you something for Xmas" - W C Fields

"You weren't born guilty. You were born bold and playful. Then you forgot who you are and what you deserve. When you remember who you were before you learned to apologize for asking, you'll have everything you want." - Alan Cohen

"fashion has always been a little slow in accommodating large women. ... We're not asking for philanthropy here. Wake up, we're fat, we like nice clothes, and we've got cash." - Camryn Manheim

"Hanks' ideology first came into our zone shortly after 9/11, when he criticized me for asking Hollywood telethon stars to become more aggressive in getting the money to 9/11 families." - Bill O'Reilly

"Im like any other composer. If you give me five years to write a symphony, Im still going to be asking for more time two days before its due." - Darren Criss

"Strike is always a form of direct action. With the strike, too, you are not asking government to make things easier for you by passing legislation, you are taking a direct action against the employer." - Howard Zinn

"Good manners, Madam, are had these days not For your asking, nor mine, nor what-we-used-to-be's. The day is a loud grenade that bursts a smile Of serious weeds in a comic lily plot...." - Allen Tate

"What meaning have you found? What truth do you claim? For what purpose are you living? Life itself raises these questions. How can anyone help asking 'what' and 'why' when surrounded by an infinite sky?" - Ron James

"It would hardly benefit me to hold anything back unnecessarily, when I know what I'm asking. For you to find a needle in-God, not even a haystack. A needle in a tower full of other needles." - Cassandra Clare

"Ferguson's out of order. He has lost all sense of reality. He is going out looking for a confrontation, then asking the person he is confronting to apologise. He's pushed the cork in a bit far this time." - Arsene Wenger

"Asking Hollywood to begin to show some restraint and balance in its antireligious fury is not the same as suggesting that the industry must transform itself into an agency for advancing the Word of God." - Michael Medved

"Teach [our girls] that there is a race with special needs which they and only they can help; that the world needs and is already asking for their trained, efficient forces." - Anna Julia Cooper

"Whatever we owe, it is our part to find where to pay it, and to do it without asking, too; for whether the creditor be good or bad, the debt is still the same." - Seneca the Younger

"Find something to feel good about and get out of the way, and allow the cells to receive what they've been asking for. That is the key to healing." - Esther Hicks

"Perhaps a good resolution for the new year would be to keep asking what world we want to pass on to the next generation. Indeed to ask whether we have a real and vivid sense of that next generation." - Rowan Williams

"For me, the fiction writer's job is to take the small, stupid process of learning to use an iPhone - and suddenly you're the guy who's asking your daughter, "When I go on Facebook, can it see me?"" - George Saunders

"When girls are asking themselves 'Who am I?' for the first time and they hear all this bad PR about math, they think, 'Well, whoever I am, I'm not somebody who likes math." - Danica Mckellar

"Great leaders and great organizations are good at seeing what most of us can't see. They are good at giving us things we would never think of asking for." - Simon Sinek

"The day I stop feeling the pressure and I'm just enjoying myself and taking it easy is when I'm 35, asking for a wild card and playing mixed doubles with Arnaud Clement." - Amelie Mauresmo

"Asking politicians to give up a source of money is like asking Dracula to forsake blood." - Cal Thomas

"Change isn't made by asking permission. Change is made by asking forgiveness, later." - Seth Godin

"It is important to remember that government interference always means either violent action or the threat of such action. Government is in the last resort the employment of armed men, of policemen, gendarmes, soldiers, prison guards, and hangmen. The essential feature of government is the enforcement of its decrees by beating, killing, and imprisoning. Those who are asking for more government interference are asking ultimately for more compulsion and less freedom." - Ludwig Von Mises

"I attributed their behavior to the fact that they didn't have a TV, but television didn't teach you everything. Asking for candy on Halloween was called trick-or-treating, but asking for candy on November first was called begging, and it made people uncomfortable. This was one of the things you were supposed to learn simply by being alive, and it angered me that the Tomkeys did not understand it." - David Sedaris

"No President should fear public scrutiny of his program. For from that scrutiny comes understanding; and from that understanding comes support or opposition and both are necessary. I am not asking your newspapers to support the Administration, but I am asking your help in the tremendous task of informing and alerting the American people. For I have complete confidence in the response and dedication of our citizens whenever they are fully informed." - John F Kennedy

"Asking for forgiveness from others in a scriptural manner involves acknowledging that you have sinned against them and that you desire mercy and pardon (not to be given what you deserve). Asking for forgiveness is vital for reconciliation and may lead to the difference in the relationship." - John C. Broger

"Seek refuge in Mary because she is the city of refuge. We know that Moses set up three cities of refuge for anyone who inadvertently killed his neighbor. Now the Lord has established a refuge of mercy, Mary, even for those who deliberately commit evil. Mary provides shelter and strength for the sinner." - Anthony of Padua

"Every time I sit down to eat, I cast my lot: for mercy, against misery; for the oppressed, against the oppressor; and for compassion, against cruelty. There is a lot of suffering in the world, but how much suffering can be addressed with literally no time or effort on our part? We can just stop supporting it, by making different choices." - Bruce Friedrich

"If human beings can be trained for cruelty and greed and a belief in power which comes through hate and fear and force, certainly we can train equally well for greatness and mercy and the power of love which comes because of the strength of the good qualities to be found in the soul of every human being." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"You do not really care for God's mercy or His comfort either, so long as you live in any sin. And it is well that you do not; for you can have neither. Your peace will be like a river, when you put away your sin; but not one word of true peace, not one drop of true comfort, can you have till then." - Alexander Whyte

"It is mercy that our lives are not left for us to plan, but that our Father chooses for us; else might we sometimes turn away from our best blessings, and put from us the choicest loveliest gifts of his providence." - Susannah Spurgeon

"Human infirmity in moderating and checking the emotions I name bondage : for, when a man is a prey to his emotions, he is not his own master, but lies at the mercy of fortune : so much so, that he is often compelled, while seeing that which is better for him, to follow that which is worse." - Baruch Spinoza

"The world is deathly ill. It is dying. The Great Physician has already signed the death certificate. Yet, there is still a great work for Christians to do. They are to be streams of living water, channels of mercy to those who are still in the world. It is possible for them to do this because they are overcomers." - Corrie Ten Boom

"There is an oath upon her," he said to Arch, and I realized dimly that he was still speaking in Gaelic, though I understood him clearly. "She may not kill, save it is for mercy or her life. It is myself who kills for her." - Diana Gabaldon



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