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A graceful and pleasing figure is a perpetual letter of recommendation.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses.

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

Beauty and grace command the world.

Author: Park Benjamin (1809-1864)

Profession: American Poet, Writer

There, but for the grace of God, goes John Bradford.

Author: John Braford


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

Author: Robert Burns (1759-1796)

Profession: Scottish Poet

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

Author: Patrick Campbell (1913-1980)

Profession: Irish Humorist

Grace is always natural, though that does not prevent its being often used to hide a lie. The rude shocks and uncomfortably constraining influences of life disappear among graceful women and poetical men; they are the most deceptive beings in creation; distrust and doubt cannot stand before them; they create what they imagine; if they do not lie to others, they do to their own hearts; for illusion is their element, fiction their vocation, and pleasures in appearance their happiness. Beware of grace in woman, and poetry in man -- weapons the more dangerous because the least dreaded!

Author: Marquis De Custine (1790-1857)

Profession: French Traveler, Author

Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected.

Author: Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758)

Profession: British Theologian, Metaphysician

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.

Author: R. P. C. Hanson


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

Author: Henry Harland


Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul.

Author: William Hazlitt (1778-1830)

Profession: British Essayist

Grace in women has more effect than beauty.

Author: William Hazlitt (1778-1830)

Profession: British Essayist

Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.

Author: William Hazlitt (1778-1830)

Profession: British Essayist

To hit bottom is to fall from grace.

Author: Doug Horton


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.

Author: Joseph Joubert (1754-1824)

Profession: French Moralist