Khalil Gibran Quote

“Do not be merciful, but be just, for mercy is bestowed upon the guilty criminal, while Justice is all that the innocent man requires.”

Ratings and Comments

Mike, Norwalk

Be merciful and do justly. Regarding the guilty criminal, mercy shall not rob justice. Requirement of the innocent man ? Mercy and justice are equally intricate in the noble being - man.

Cal, Lewisville,TX

Like revenge, mercy has nothing to do with true justice.

E Archer, NYC

I understand the sentiment but justice without mercy is damnation for all.


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