Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.
L'homme n'est qu'un sujet plein d'erreur, naturelle et ineffa c° able sans la gra" ce. Man is nothing but a subject full of natural error that cannot be eradicated except through Grace.Blaise Pascal
The ant's a centaur in his dragon world. Pull down thy vanity, it is not man Made courage, or made order, or made Grace.
Si je n'y suis, Dieu m'y veuille mettre; et si j'y suis, Dieu m'y veuille tenir. If I am not in Grace, may God set me there; and if I am, may God keep me there.StJoan of Arc
And therefore you must know that you can forfeit the Grace and help of God by your willful sinning or negligence, though you cannot, without Grace, turn to God. If you will not do what you can, it is just with God to deny you that Grace by which you might do more.Richard Baxter
Look for me in the whirlwind or the storm, look for me all around you, for, with God's Grace, I shall come and bring with me countless millions of black slaves who have died in America and the West Indies and the millions in Africa to aid you in the fight for Liberty, Freedom and Life.Marcus Garvey
Finally, two days ago, I succeeded— not on account of my hard efforts, but by the Grace of the Lord. Like a sudden flash of lightning, the riddle was solved. I am unable to say what was the conducting thread that connected what I previously knew with what made my success possible.carl friedrich gauss
I have come to understand that the self, my self, is inherently sacred. By virtue of its own improbability, its own miracle, its own emergence … And so I lift up my head, and I bear my own witness, with affection and tenderness and respect. And in so doing, I sanctify myself with my own Grace.ursula goodenough
By God's Grace, I know Satan very well. If Satan can turn God's Word upside down and pervert the Scriptures, what will he do with my words -- or the words of others?Martin Luther
You are now fixed at the mercy of no governor that comes to make his fortune great; you shall be governed by laws of your own making and live a free, and if you will, a sober and industrious life. I shall not usurp the right of any, or oppress his person. God has furnished me with a better resolution and has given me his Grace to keep it.william penn
There are believers who by God's Grace, have climbed the mountains of full assurance and near communion, their place is with the eagle in his eyrie, high aloft; they are like the strong mountaineer, who has trodden the virgin snow, who has breathed the fresh, free air of the Alpine regions, and therefore his sinews are braced, and his limbs are vigorous; these are they who do great exploits, being mighty men, men of renown.charles haddon spurgeon
The moment Colin sat down, Hollis asked Hassan, "Would you like to say Grace?" "Sure thing." Hassan cleared his throat. "Bismallah." Then he picked up his fork. "That's it?" Hollis wondered. "That's it. We are a terse people. Terse, and also hungry."john green
All in the world I have is yours; Next to God, you are the one I love best, and if I did not know that your love for me is the same, I could not be so happy as I am: May God give us both the Grace to live always in this affection without any guile.william the silent
Will is to Grace as the horse is to the rider.
In discussing the unlimited Grace of the Ganga, Eck cites a common Indian saying that “no child is too dirty to be embraced by its mother”. Indeed mother Ganga embraces everyone and everything that is put into her (or that she enters).Ronald barrett
No blast of air or fire of sun Puts out the light whereby we run With girdled loins our lamplit race, And each from each takes heart of Grace And spirit till his turn be done.algernon charles swinburne
If you herald some turn in our fortunes, if you bring us some measure of Grace thanks, unicorn … And even if you do not, thanks for the brightness of your company at a dark time .
One of the the loveliest lines I have ever read comes from Brother Roger, the Prior of the Protestant monks of Taize, France : 'Assured of your salvation by the unique Grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.' It is still difficult for me to read these words without tears filling my eyes. It is wonderful.
For several virtues Have I lik'd several women; never any With so full soul, but some defect in her Did quarrel with the noblest Grace she ow'd, And put it to the foil.william shakespeare
Consultation with a wise advisor is a blessing, Grace, guidance and success.
Grace will ever speak for itself and be fruitful in well-doing; the sanctified cross is a fruitful tree.samuel rutherford
I'll fight it. I'll fight it for you. Don't you worry about me, Hazel Grace. I'm okay. I'll find a way to hang around and annoy you for a long time.john green
O, Brignal banks are wild and fair, And Greta woods are green And you may gather garlands there Would Grace a summer queen.
O most grateful burden, which comforts them that carry it! The burdens of earthly masters gradually wear out the strength of those who carry them; but the burden of Christ assists the bearers of it, because we carry not Grace, but Grace us.john chrysostom
The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members ... a heart of Grace and a soul generated by love.coretta scott king
Imagination, devotion, perseverance, together with divine Grace, will assure your success.selassie, haile i, of ethiopia
Who God doth late and early pray, More of his Grace than gifts to send, And entertains the harmless day With a well-chosen book or friend.henry wotton
And as the smart ship grew In stature, Grace, and hue, In shadowy silent distance grew the Iceberg too. Alien they seemed to be; No mortal eye could see The intimate welding of their later history, Or sign that they were bent By paths coincident On being anon twin halves of one august event, Till the Spinner of the Years Said "Now!" And each one hears, And consummation comes, and jars two hemispheres.thomas hardy
If a man prays to Thee with a yearning heart, he can reach Thee, through Thy Grace, by any path.ramakrishna