Grace Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Grace

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Literature is a state of culture, poetry is a state of grace, before and after culture.
~By Juan Ramon Jimenez ~


And you know, when you've experienced grace and you feel like you've been forgiven, you're a lot more forgiving of other people. You're a lot more gracious to others.
~By Rick Warren ~


God hath made it a debt which one saint owes to another to carry their names to a throne of grace.
~By William Gurnall ~


I avoid talking before the youth of the age as I would dancing before them: for if one's tongue don't move in the steps of the day, and thinks to please by its old graces, it is only an object of ridicule.
~By Horace Walpole ~


Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.
~By Edmund Burke ~


Drinking habits were very prevalent among men, and were not in any way disgraceful, unless excessive.
~By Catherine Helen Spence ~


Fame is no sanctuary from the passing of youth... suicide is much easier and more acceptable in Hollywood than growing old gracefully.
~By Julie Burchill ~


I seek constantly to improve my manners and graces, for they are the sugar to which all are attracted.
~By Og Mandino ~


Is it no imputation to be arraigned before this House, in which I have sat forty years, and to have my name transmitted to posterity with disgrace and infamy?
~By Robert Walpole ~


Quality in a classical Greek sense is how to live with grace and intelligence, with bravery and mercy.
~By Theodore White ~


I know, to banish anger altogether from one's breast is a difficult task. It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort. It can be done only by God's grace.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Marriage is a feast where the grace is sometimes better than the dinner.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


Basically, I started singing when I started talking. Music has just been my saving grace my whole life.
~By Mariah Carey ~


However saying that I totally support the concept of civil partnerships in the eyes of the law, and think it a disgrace that same sex couples have had to wait so long for legal rights, protection and recognition.
~By Adam Rickitt ~


Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.
~By May Sarton ~


Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
~By Simone Weil ~


There's a trick to the Graceful Exit. It begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage, a relationship is over - and to let go. It means leaving what's over without denying its value.
~By Ellen Goodman ~


In the New Testament, religion is grace and ethics is gratitude.
~By Thomas Erskine ~


I've been going through photos of my mother, looking back on her life and trying to put it into context. Very few people age gracefully enough to be photographed through their aging.
~By Jamie Lee Curtis ~


No one can disgrace us but ourselves.
~By Josh Billings ~


How can you sing of amazing grace and all God's wonders without using your hands?
~By Mahalia Jackson ~


How does it become a man to behave towards the American government today? I answer, that he cannot without disgrace be associated with it.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


I'm becoming more and more myself with time. I guess that's what grace is. The refinement of your soul through time.
~By Jewel ~


Poverty is not a disgrace, but it's terribly inconvenient.
~By Milton Berle ~


As in nature, as in art, so in grace; it is rough treatment that gives souls, as well as stones, their luster.
~By Thomas Guthrie ~


The grace of God means something like: Here is your life. You might never have been, but you are because the party wouldn't have been complete without you.
~By Frederick Buechner ~


Altogether apart from that, it would be a disgrace to us to make this bargain with Germany at the expense of France, a disgrace from which the good name of this country would never recover.
~By Edward Grey ~


Man is born broken. He lives by mending. The grace of God is glue.
~By Eugene O'Neill ~


When we have lost everything, including hope, life becomes a disgrace, and death a duty.
~By W. C. Fields ~


It is a most disgraceful shame the way in which Irishmen are brought up. They are ashamed of their language, institutions, and of everything Irish.
~By Douglas Hyde ~


New York State is upside down and backwards; high taxes and low performance. The New York State government was at one time a national model. Now, unfortunately, it's a national disgrace. Sometimes, the corruption in Albany could even make Boss Tweed blush.
~By Andrew Cuomo ~


As an inspiration to the author, I do not think the cat can be over-estimated. He suggests so much grace, power, beauty, motion, mysticism. I do not wonder that many writers love cats; I am only surprised that all do not.
~By Carl Van Vechten ~


It's as if our electric grid didn't even have fences around it. This is disgraceful what we do, and what we don't do, to protect the Internet.
~By Paul Vixie ~


Peace is the happy natural state of man; war is corruption and disgrace.
~By James Thomson ~


Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them.
~By Vincent McNabb ~


Sin does not stop God's grace from flowing, but God's grace will stop sin.
~By Joseph Prince ~


Spiritually good people, pure in heart, who long for the Blessed Sacrament but cannot receive at the time, can receive spiritually... even a hundred times a day, in sickness and in health, with immeasurable grace and profit.
~By Johannes Tauler ~


But Patsy, she was a great, great girl. And Brenda Lee is a wonderful person, and her mama Grace. I've known those folks for years and years and years.
~By Mel Tillis ~


The world is not imperfect or slowly evolving along a path to perfection. No, it is perfect at every moment, every sin already carries grace in it.
~By Herman Hesse ~


That we are not much sicker and much madder than we are is due exclusively to that most blessed and blessing of all natural graces, sleep.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


Yes, I'm a patriotic person. For these people who disgrace the American way and burn our flag and do all of these things... I say, don't live here and disgrace my country. Go live in the Middle East and see how you like it.
~By Payne Stewart ~


It took me about three years to write About Grace. I wasn't teaching two of those years, so I was working eight-hour days, five days a week. And it would include research and reading - it wasn't just a blank page, laying down words.
~By Anthony Doerr ~


I don't think it's a matter of, do you win the game or not, it's how gracefully do you play it.
~By Ted Danson ~


Great comforts do, indeed, bear witness to the truth of thy grace, but not to the degree of it; the weak child is oftener in the lap than the strong one.
~By William Gurnall ~


The mare set off for home with the speed of a swallow, and going as smoothly and silently. I never had dreamed of such a motion, fluent and graceful, and ambient, soft as the breeze flitting over the flowers, but swift as the summer lightening.
~By Richard Blackmore ~


Women wish to be loved without a why or a wherefore; not because they are pretty, or good, or well-bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


The augmentation of slaves weakens the states; and such a trade is diabolical in itself, and disgraceful to mankind.
~By George Mason ~


A man whose life has been dishonourable is not entitled to escape disgrace in death.
~By Lucius Accius ~


Christians were instructed to serve others, and the thanksgiving was for the grace of God and the fact that God offered a way for man to return to a positive relationship with Him.
~By John Clayton ~


I have a hat. It is graceful and feminine and give me a certain dignity, as if I were attending a state funeral or something. Someday I may get up enough courage to wear it, instead of carrying it.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected.
~By Jonathan Edwards ~


The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms. Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.
~By Auguste Rodin ~


I come from the New York theatre world, and I have a lot of gay male friends, so this friendship of Will and Grace's isn't such a stretch.
~By Debra Messing ~


Because up to sixteen years old you feel gymnastics more. You can show your emotion, grace, like woman gymnastics, not kid's gymnastics. I feel I have good shape, and I can do it elements everything, but, it's not competition for me.
~By Olga Korbut ~


If the Lord should bring a wicked man to heaven, heaven would be hell to him; for he who loves not grace upon earth will never love it in heaven.
~By Christopher Love ~


To those whose God is honor; only disgrace is a sin.
~By David Hare ~


Though a quarrel in the streets is a thing to be hated, the energies displayed in it are fine; the commonest man shows a grace in his quarrel.
~By John Keats ~


My character and good name are in my own keeping. Life with disgrace is dreadful. A glorious death is to be envied.
~By Horatio Nelson ~


Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half empty one are contained in that word.
~By Alan K. Simpson ~


As I suffer in the defence of my Country, I must consider this hour as the most glorious of my life -Remember that I die as becomes a British Officer, while the manner of my death must reflect disgrace on your Commander.
~By John Andre ~


That the saints may enjoy their beatitude and the grace of God more abundantly they are permitted to see the punishment of the damned in hell.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


O blessed Saviour, give me grace like Thee, to make Religion my first, and chiefest care, and devoutly to observe, all solemn times, and all holy Rites, which relate to Thy worship.
~By Thomas Ken ~


It is the grace of God, that shows and condemns the sin that humbles us.
~By Adam Clarke ~


My rights all spring front an infinitely nobler source - from favor and grace of God.
~By Gerrit Smith ~


Any artist should be grateful for a naive grace which puts him beyond the need to reason elaborately.
~By Saul Bellow ~


The children of believing parents, at least their next and immediate seed, even of us Gentiles now under the gospel, are included by God within the covenant of grace.
~By Thomas Goodwin ~


Teach you children poetry; it opens the mind, lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary.
~By Walter Scott ~


Sophistication might be described as the ability to cope gracefully with a situation involving the presence of a formidable menace to one's poise and prestige (such as the butler, or the man under the bed - but never the husband).
~By James Thurber ~


There is no disgrace in an enemy suffering ill at an enemy's hand, when you hate mutually.
~By Aeschylus ~


All my stories are about the action of grace on a character who is not very willing to support it, but most people think of these stories as hard, hopeless and brutal.
~By Flannery O'Connor ~


No one was ever saved because his sins were small; no one was ever rejected on account of the greatness of his sins. Where sin abounded, grace shall much more abound.
~By Archibald Alexander ~


The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed. It is much more graceful to appear favored by the gods.
~By Maxine Hong Kingston ~


Had I not made it big, my family would have told me to recheck my decision. Now that I am successful, there is no way. They have to accept it gracefully.
~By Amisha Patel ~


The man who dies rich, dies in disgrace.
~By Tom Hunter ~


Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of a Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a MaCaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.
~By Ethel Barrymore ~


The trifle now inscribed with your name. was occasioned by a particular fact; but to the disgrace of human nature, the subject is sufficiently general to interest every heart not totally impenetrable.
~By Thomas Day ~


Humility is the gateway into the grace and the favor of God.
~By Harold Warner ~


The graceful Georgian streets and squares, a series of steel engravings under a wet sky.
~By Shana Alexander ~


One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don't go into government.
~By Donald Trump ~


I like to think of sales as the ability to gracefully persuade, not manipulate, a person or persons into a win-win situation.
~By Bo Bennett ~


Nothing is old, nothing is new, save the light of grace underneath which beats a human heart. The way of feeling, of understanding, of loving; the way of seeing the country, the faces that your father saw, that your mother knew. The rest is chimerical.
~By Georges Rouault ~


Now being in such grace and favor by reason I learned him some points of geometry and understanding of the art of mathematics with other things, I pleased him so that what I said he would not contrary.
~By Will Adams ~


The most important thing in an argument, next to being right, is to leave an escape hatch for your opponent, so that he can gracefully swing over to your side without too much apparent loss of face.
~By Sydney J. Harris ~


Poverty us no disgrace to a man, but it is confoundedly inconvenient.
~By Sydney Smith ~


The real American type can never be a ballet dancer. The legs are too long, the body too supple and the spirit too free for this school of affected grace and toe walking.
~By Isadora Duncan ~


The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
~By Voltaire ~


To hit bottom is to fall from grace.
~By Douglas Horton ~


The effort to understand the universe is one of the very few things that lifts human life a little above the level of farce, and gives it some of the grace of tragedy.
~By Steven Weinberg ~


The signs of outstanding leadership appear primarily among the followers. Are the followers reaching their potential? Are they learning? Serving? Do they achieve the required results? Do they change with grace? Manage conflict?
~By Max de Pree ~


Without vanity, without coquetry, without curiosity, in a word, without the fall, woman would not be woman. Much of her grace is in her frailty.
~By Victor Hugo ~


There, but for the grace of God, goes God.
~By Herman J. Mankiewicz ~


It is a rare and difficult attainment to grow old gracefully and happily.
~By Arnold Palmer ~


There is no disgrace in working. There was no silver spoon around at the time I was born.
~By Anna Held ~


Believe in God, for with the grace of God the American rockets will go astray and we will be saved.
~By Mohammed Omar ~


Every crag and gnarled tree and lonely valley has its own strange and graceful legend attached to it.
~By Douglas Hyde ~


Grace is in garments, in movements, in manners; beauty in the nude, and in forms. This is true of bodies; but when we speak of feelings, beauty is in their spirituality, and grace in their moderation.
~By Joseph Joubert ~


With respect to Holy Communion, it is up to the communicant to decide whether they are in a state of grace and worthy to receive the Eucharist. Each one of us makes that decision.
~By Roger Mahony ~


Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


I don't plan to grow old gracefully. I plan to have face-lifts until my ears meet.
~By Rita Rudner ~

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April 15 ,2024
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