Quotes with grace
We were Grace Kelly's bridesmaids. I can`t tell you what goes on even today when people hear that. I mean, we're going to be these doddering old ladies on some porch out at the seashore in New Jersey with shawls and canes, and people will be walking by saying, 'There are the bridesmaids,'
Interview with Chicago Tribute, June 15, 1989
Having tried to apply the pruning knife to causes which were close to my heart, I was free to seek economies elsewhere with good grace.
About his vote to cut appropriations for some welfare agencies. As quoted in Kiplinger's Personal Finance, January 1951.
He who finds though that lets us penetrate even a little deeper into the eternal mystery of nature has been granted great grace. He who, in addition, experiences the recognition, sympathy, and help of the best minds of his times, had been given almost more happiness than one man can bear.
I knew that I was an unusual, talented girl, through the grace of God. I didn't need to prove that to myself. I only wanted to prove it to my opponents.
You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate.
Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.
Everybody Can Be Great speech
By grace I mean an inner harmony, essentially spiritual, which can be translated into outward harmony.
Gift from the Sea (1955)
I believe most people are aware of periods in their lives when they seem to be "in grace" and other periods when they feel "out of grace," even though they may use different words to describe these states.
Gift from the Sea (1955)
Timid, shy people are morbidly self-conscious; they think too much about themselves. Their thoughts are always turned inward; they are always analyzing, dissecting themselves, wondering how they appear and what people think of them. If these people could only forget themselves and think of others, they would be surprised to see what freedom, ease, and grace they would gain; what success in life they would achieve.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
If families give Our Lady fifteen minutes a day by reciting the Rosary, I assure them that their homes will become, by God's grace, peaceful places.
Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depends on simplicity.
There was in his whole person a delicacy and grace which made him infinitely lovely.
Life of St. Francis d'Assisi (1894)
The true wisdom is to be always seasonable, and to change with a good grace in changing circumstances.
Virginibus Puerisque and Other Papers (1881)
The lie, as a virtue, a principle, is eternal; the lie, as a recreation, a solace, a refuge in time of need, the fourth Grace, the tenth Muse, man's best and surest friend is immortal.
"On the Decay of the Art of Lying"
If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much.