Grace Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Grace

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A belligerent state permits itself every such misdeed, every such act of violence, as would disgrace the individual.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


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 ~


I have come to the conclusion that one useless man is called a disgrace, that two are called a law firm, and that three or more become a congress.
~By Peter Stone ~


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


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 ~


Taking Big Bird away from our five year olds, lunch money away from our ten year olds, job training programs away from our fifteen year olds, and college loans away from our twenty year olds is a disgrace.
~By John Murray ~


Rather than allow themselves to be separated from the love of Christ, they submitted cheerfully to every privation, to contumely and disgrace, and to death itself.
~By John Strachan ~


A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in mind, don't ignore your son's tender years.
~By Juvenal ~


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 ~


Learn to... be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


One may preach a covenant of grace more clearly than another... But when they preach a covenant of works for salvation, that is not truth.
~By Anne Hutchinson ~


I want, of course, peace, grace, and beauty. How do you do that? You work for it.
~By Studs Terkel ~


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


Like all my family and class, I considered it a sign of weakness to show affection; to have been caught kissing my mother would have been a disgrace, and to have shown affection for my father would have been a disaster.
~By Agnes Smedley ~


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


Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves.
~By Drew Barrymore ~


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 ~


Grace is everywhere as an active orientation of all created reality toward God.
~By Karl Rahner ~


Such sins, even if they do not kill all grace in us, do harm, nevertheless; and though they are only venial in themselves, they make us apt, ready, and inclined to lose grace and to fall into mortal sin.
~By Johannes Tauler ~


It is the crime not the scaffold which is the disgrace.
~By Pierre Corneille ~


Grace can and does have a history.
~By Karl Rahner ~


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 ~


It is to be remedied that the false traitors will suffer no man to come into the king's presence for no cause without bribes where none ought to be had. Any man might have his coming to him to ask him grace or judgment in such case as the king may give.
~By Jack Cade ~


For among other evils caused by being disarmed, it renders you contemptible; which is one of those disgraceful things which a prince must guard against.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


Be able to decline a date so gracefully that the person isn't embarrassed that he or she asked.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


Aging gracefully is supposed to mean trying not to hide time passing and just looking a wreck. Don't worry girls, look like a wreck, that's the way it goes.
~By Jeanne Moreau ~


For we can affirm with a good conscience that we have, after reading the Holy Scripture, applied ourselves and yet daily apply ourselves to the extent that the grace of the Lord permits to inquiry into and investigation of the consensus of the true and purer antiquity.
~By Martin Chemnitz ~


Do you know that the ready concession of minor points is a part of the grace of life?
~By Henry Harland ~


I get it now; I didn't get it then. That life is about losing and about doing it as gracefully as possible... and enjoying everything in between.
~By Mia Farrow ~


A lot of people are upset that I'm not working. They say it's a disgrace.
~By Marcel Carne ~


If a man suffers ill, let it be without shame; for this is the only profit when we are dead. You will never say a good word about deeds that are evil and disgraceful.
~By Aeschylus ~


Few men of action have been able to make a graceful exit at the appropriate time.
~By Malcolm Muggeridge ~


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


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


I sat backstage and had a beer with Richard Chamberlain, Paul Newman, and Princess Grace.
~By Christopher Atkins ~


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


And so, at the age of thirty, I had successively disgraced myself with three fine institutions, each of which had made me free of its full and rich resources, had trained me with skill and patience, and had shown me nothing but forbearance and charity when I failed in trust.
~By Simon Raven ~


For his heart was in his work, and the heart giveth grace unto every art.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.
~By Ulysses S. Grant ~


Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.
~By Martin Luther ~


The Helicon of too many poets is not a hill crowned with sunshine and visited by the Muses and the Graces, but an old, mouldering house, full of gloom and haunted by ghosts.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


There is no true gracefulness which is not epitomized goodness.
~By Samuel Butler ~


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 ~


I want peace. I want to see if somewhere there isn't something left in life of charm and grace.
~By Margaret Mitchell ~


Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in theorder of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


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


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 ~


I was very blessed in always knowing what I wanted to do, and by the grace of God I've been able to succeed in my chosen career.
~By Nichelle Nichols ~


Beauty is grace and confidence. I've learned to accept and appreciate what nature gave me.
~By Lindsay Lohan ~


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


There is a grace of life which is still yours, my dear Europe.
~By Charles Olson ~


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


Hate your next-door neighbor, but don't forget to say grace.
~By Barry McGuire ~


I think that together the church has learned a lot, and as we know from our own oversight board, the involvement of our wonderful lay leaders has been a real grace.
~By Roger Mahony ~


Losing is no disgrace if you've given your best.
~By Jim Palmer ~


I like the idea of growing old gracefully and full of wrinkles... like Audrey Hepburn.
~By Natalie Imbruglia ~


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


I have deserved neither so much honor or so much disgrace.
~By Pierre Corneille ~


Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins, but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces.
~By Matthew Henry ~


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


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 ~


There are things God does for me daily, and it throws me into brain lock, because I know in my heart I don't deserve that kind of grace. I don't deserve that break.
~By Willie Aames ~


The grace thou hast will soon be less, if thou addest not more to it.
~By William Gurnall ~


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


Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul.
~By William Hazlitt ~


Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.
~By John Updike ~


Elves have this superhuman strength, yet they're so graceful. Tolkien created them to be angelic spirits, but I also saw Legolas as something out of the Seven Samurai.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


Politics is about putting yourself in a state of grace.
~By Paddy Ashdown ~


It is better to die than to preserve this life by incurring disgrace. The loss of life causes but a moment's grief, but disgrace brings grief every day of one's life.
~By Chanakya ~


We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it.
~By John Ruskin ~


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 ~


In the most intimate, hidden and innermost ground of the soul, God is always essentially, actively, and substantially present. Here the soul possesses everything by grace which God possesses by nature.
~By Johannes Tauler ~


I love the semicolon; it's unnecessary, but graceful and sophisticated.
~By Brian P. Cleary ~


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 ~


I would love to continue in music, with writing... but I am not the kind of person who will hang around if I start to become irrelevant. If that happens, I will bow down gracefully, raise my kids, and have a garden. And I am going to let my hair go gray when I am older. I don't need to be blonde when I'm 60!
~By Taylor Swift ~


At 49, I can say something I never would have said when I was a player, that I'm a better person because of my failures and disgraces.
~By Bill Walton ~


In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.
~By Warren Buffett ~


Oh, you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you - gently, with love, and hand your life back to you.
~By Tennessee Williams ~


At that time, I had recently finished a book called Amazing Grace, which many people tell me is a very painful book to read. Well, if it was painful to read, it was also painful to write. I had pains in my chest for two years while I was writing that book.
~By Jonathan Kozol ~


I refuse to age disgracefully in rock 'n' roll.
~By Ben Harper ~


Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath ends, will have an end; whereas that which is founded on true virtue, will always continue.
~By John Dryden ~


One of the reasons I wanted to teach deaf children was because it made me very sad that they spoke so clumsily and that they moved with less grace that I knew was possible of deaf people.
~By Stephanie Beacham ~


The written word is the basic of everything. Most important, the idea, and after that, the dialogue. You can rehash the dialogue as you go along, it 's disgraceful to have to do this, but now and again you have no choice.
~By Terence Fisher ~


Mary and Carrie and baby Grace and Ma had all had scarlet fever. The Nelsons across the creek had had it too, so there had been no one to help Pa and Laura.
~By Laura Ingalls Wilder ~


The house built on the sand may oftentimes be built higher, have more fair parapets and battlements, windows and ornaments, than that which is built upon the rock; yet all gifts and privileges equal not one grace.
~By John Owen ~


We are saved by grace, not by the works of the law. But don't be so quick to write the law off.
~By Randall Terry ~


I'm happiest at home hanging out with the kids... Having a family has been my saving grace because I don't work back to back on anything or I'd drive myself to an early grave with guilt and worry for my family, whom I'd never see.
~By Jude Law ~


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 ~


The paradoxes of today are the prejudices of tomorrow, since the most benighted and the most deplorable prejudices have had their moment of novelty when fashion lent them its fragile grace.
~By Marcel Proust ~


Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.
~By Karl Barth ~


He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
~By Aeschylus ~


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 ~


Tell me I'm clever, Tell me I'm kind, Tell me I'm talented, Tell me I'm cute, Tell me I'm sensitive, Graceful and wise, Tell me I'm perfect - But tell me the truth.
~By Shel Silverstein ~


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 ~


Will is to grace as the horse is to the rider.
~By Saint Augustine ~


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


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 ~


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 ~

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July 31 ,2021
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