17 Powerful Quotes about Judging and Accepting Others


Even though we try not to judge others, it often feels like a losing battle. And we know that similarly, others judge us. How can we be more accepting of those who are not like us? I pray that these quotes and verses help you as you strive to judge less and love more.

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    Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.

Henry Ward BeecherTweet this quote

Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation

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    He that well and rightly considereth his own works will find little cause to judge hardly of another.

Thomas a KempisTweet this quote

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    You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

Mark 12:31Tweet this quote

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    Jesus’ decree to love and pray for our opponents is regarded as one of the most breathtaking and gut-wrenching challenges of his entire Sermon on the Mount, a speech renowned for its outrageous claims.

Lee StrobelTweet this quote

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    Let God be the Judge. Your job today is to be a witness.

Warren WiersbeTweet this quote

Let God be the Judge. Your job today is to be a witness

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    How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.

George Washington CarverTweet this quote

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    To keep the Golden Rule we must put ourselves in other people’s places, but to do that consists in and depends upon picturing ourselves in their places.

Harry Emerson FosdickTweet this quote

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    Why do you pass judgment on your brother? Or you, why do you despise your brother? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of God

Romans 14:10Tweet this quote

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    I judge all things only by the price they shall gain in eternity.

John WesleyTweet this quote

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    Compassion costs. It is easy enough to argue, criticize, and condemn, but redemption is costly, and comfort draws from the deep. Brains can argue, but it takes heart to comfort.

Samuel ChadwickTweet this quote

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    Do not judge by appearances, but judge with right judgment.

John 7:24Tweet this quote

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    Persistence in prayer for someone whom we don’t like, however much it goes against the grain to begin with, brings about a remarkable change in attitude.

F. F. BruceTweet this quote

F.F. Bruce Quote - "Persistence in prayer for someone whom we don't like, however much it goes against the grain to begin with, brings about a remarkable change in attitude."

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    Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will.

William CowperTweet this quote

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    None are more unjust in their judgments of others than those who have a high opinion of themselves.

Charles SpurgeonTweet this quote

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    None knows the weight of another’s burden.

George HerbertTweet this quote

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    If you judge people, you have no time to love them.

Mother TeresaTweet this quote

Mother Teresa Quote - "If you judge people, you have no time to love them."

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    For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you.

Matthew 7:2Tweet this quote

I hope these quotes inspire you to look for ways to accept and love others – even those very different from you.

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