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Grace is something that comes to us when we somehow find ourselves completely available, when we become openhearted and open-minded, and are willing to entertain the possibility that we may not know what we think we know. (Adyashanti)

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

A graceful and pleasing figure is a perpetual letter of recommendation. (Francis Bacon)

Grace must find expression in life, otherwise it is not grace. (Karl Barth)

God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses. (Henry Ward Beecher)

-foreword to The Closing of the American Mind by Allan Bloom, 1987...
Any artist should be grateful for a naive grace which puts him beyond the need to reason elaborately. (Saul Bellow)

Beauty and grace command the world. (Park Benjamin)

I come into the presence of still water. / And I feel above me the day-blind stars / waiting with their light. For a time / I rest in the grace of the world, and am free. (Wendell Berry)

What is the power of life? With all the ungraceful dirt, nonsense, you remain graceful. (Yogi Bhajan)

Grace is available for each of us every day - our spiritual daily bread - but we've got to remember to ask for it with a grateful heart and not worry about whether there will be enough for tomorrow. (Sarah Ban Breathnach)

Grace is knowing that there is nothing you can do to make God love you more. And there is nothing you could ever do that would make God love you less. (Robert Brow)

A true work of grace at work in the heart is evident to the person himself as well as it is to the people around him. (John Bunyan)

Their sighing, canting, grace-proud faces, their three-mile prayers, and half-mile graces. (Robert Burns)

There is no true gracefulness which is not epitomized goodness. (Samuel Butler, novelist)

Grace is another word for character. (Tony Calderone)

The grace to be a beginner is always the best prayer for an artist. (Julia Cameron)

There can be a fundamental gulf of gracelessness in a human heart which neither our love nor our courage can bridge. (Patrick Campbell)

Grace is always natural, though that does not prevent its being often used to hide a lie... Beware of grace in woman, and poetry in man – weapons the more dangerous because the least dreaded! (Marquis de Custine)

Managing the pace with grace has become a life-long challenge. (Jeff Davidson)

No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face. (John Donne)

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. (John Dryden)

Grace is the outcome of inward harmony. (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)

Grace is a worthy goal of art; I see grace of form as a key to the longevity of a piece. (Gary Eddington)

Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected. (Jonathan Edwards)

If technical and compositional elements are in place, the secret of quality rests upon something intangible. Maybe it's just grace. (Judy Elliott)

Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Thou hast created me not from necessity but from grace. (Solomon Ibn Gabirol)

Grace means the free, unmerited, unexpected love of God, and all the benefits, delights, and comforts which flow from it. It means that while we were sinners and enemies we have been treated as sons and heirs. (R. P. C. Hanson)

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

Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul. (William Hazlitt)

Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity. (William Hazlitt)

Grace in women has more effect than beauty. (William Hazlitt)

To hit bottom is to fall from grace. (Douglas Horton)

Grace is in garments, in movements, in manners; beauty is 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. (Joseph Joubert)

Whether we name divine presence synchronicity, serendipity, or graced moment matters little. What matters is the reality that our hearts have been understood. Nothing is as real as a healthy dose of magic which restores our spirits. (Nancy Long)

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

We're all stumbling toward the light with varying degrees of grace at any given moment. (Bo Lozoff)

All good things... come by grace and grace comes by art and art does not come easy. (Norman Maclean)

This is our grace: To be a note / In the exact chord that animates creation. (Deena Metzger)

God's grace is there for us whether we want it or not - whether we know it or not. (Ralph Milton)

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

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

For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is in the right. (Alexander Pope)

What we are is God's gift to us. What we become is our gift to God. (Eleanor Powell)

God resists the proud but gives grace to the humble. (English proverb)

Without grace, beauty is an unbaited hook. (French proverb)

The winds of God's grace are always blowing; it is for us to raise our sails. (Ramakrishna)

Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind. (Francois de La Rochefoucauld)

Grace, not willpower, is what ultimately empowers us to live loving lives. Creativity, both in what it spawns within the artist and the artifact, can be a vital source of that grace. Whatever their other faults, rarely are artists war-makers. (Rev. Ron Rolheiser)

Grace tried is better than grace, and more than grace; it is glory in its infancy. (Samuel Rutherford)

Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom. (Johann Friedrich von Schiller)

The world is Trouble... and Grace. That is all there is. (Gary D. Schmidt)

Human beings, joined in collaboration with the gifts of grace, are responsible for the planet and its future. (William Schulz)

A single crocus blossom ought to be enough to convince our heart that springtime, no matter how predictable, is somehow a gift, gratuitous, gratis, a grace. (David Steindl-Rast)

Grace is savage and must be savage in order to be perfect. (Charles A. Stoddard)

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

Hawaii is not a state of mind, but a state of grace. (Paul Theroux)

Those rare souls whose spirit gets magically into the hearts of men leave behind them something real and warmly personal... the grace of a fine spirit pervades the places through which it has passed, like the haunting loveliness of mignonette. (James Thurber)

Art comes... into the highest part of the mind, with which we can know the presence of God. But we have to pay attention to that area in order to notice the grace, or even perhaps to attract it. (Anne Truitt)

- Mark Twain, a Biography...
Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in. (Mark Twain)

Sometimes when you finish a painting, you look at it and it looks all right and that's a touch of grace. (Jack Tworkov)

Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life. (John Updike)

For me, every hour is grace. (Elie Wiesel)

If art can be at the service of anything, it's about letting us see a state of grace for those people who rarely get to be able to be seen that way. (Kehinde Wiley)

- Everyday Grace...
Every ending is a new beginning. Through the grace of God, we can always start again. (Marianne Williamson)

Give life a meaning. Enter into grace using every moment for an offering. (Miles Patrick Yohnke)