Grace Quotes

Rachael Wade

Forgiveness wasn’t ever easy, but a feat much more manageable when you weren’t the subject of its grace. Maybe I’d always be a broken recipient of grace. And in that musing, I found rest.

Lailah Gifty Akita

If you have the grace to hug someone, never miss this sacred moment.. Lailah Gifty Akita
If you have the grace to hug someone, never miss this sacred moment.

Jim George

Let your past failures prepare you for future victories.

Paul Murray

Life makes fools of all of us sooner or later. But keep your sense of humor and you'll at least be able to take your humiliations with some measure of grace. In the end, you know, its our own expectations that crush us.

Flannery O'Connor

Our age not only does not have a very sharp eye for the almost imperceptible intrusions of grace, it no longer has much feeling for the nature of the violences which precede and follow them.

Flannery O'Connor

We are now living in an age which doubts both fact and value. It is the life of this age that we wish to see and judge.

Ikechukwu Izuakor

When grace is at work the race becomes easier.

Chris Burkmenn

It may not of happened the way you thought it would, but in the long run it will work out as it should.

Dr. Lewis W Gregory

GRACE means God does the work. FAITH means I let Him.

Maggie Stiefvater

I wanted a library like this...[] A cave of words that I'd made myself.

Anna White

My fear of being real, of being seen, paralyzes me into silence. I crave the touch and the connection, but I’m not always brave enough to open my hand and reach out. This is the great challenge: to be seen, accepted, and loved, I must first reveal, offer, and surrender.

Marilynne Robinson

There is more beauty than our eyes can bear, precious things have been put into our hands and to do nothing to honor them is to do great harm.

Marilynne Robinson

I'll pray that you grow up a brave man in a brave country. I will pray you find a way to be useful.

I'll pray, and then I'll sleep.

Marilynne Robinson

It is worth living long enough to outlast whatever sense of grievance you may acquire.

Marilynne Robinson

How I wish you could have known me in my strength.

Munia Khan

The world of light and starry grace;
within your mind I live to trace.
Your thought’s speed in thunder’s glory,
lightening my being with dream’s story.
I embrace the tree carrying your name
Your unspoken wish : the heart of fame.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Another name for destiny is opportunity, once you miss it, your destiny is gone.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Success is likened to a deep pit, you have to jump in to get it, then you'll need a ladder of grace to climb out to enjoy it.

Jay Woodman

Words to intrigue, inspire, examine, question, praise;
Words to help us appreciate our world, our selves, our games;
Words to dance our true soul fires gracefully free.

Lailah Gifty Akita

The grace,faith,love and power of God will uplift you to greater heights.

J.B. McGee

None of us deserve the good things that come our way. It's by grace, love and forgiveness that any of us experience joy.

Lailah Gifty Akita

You have enough grace for each day task.

Blake L. Higginbotham

Life is too short to waste on unproductive endeavors

Josef Pieper

The inmost significance of the exaggerated value which is set upon hard work appears to be this: man seems to mistrust everything that is effortless; he can only enjoy, with a good conscience, what he has acquired with toil and trouble; he refused to have anything as a gift.

Timothy Keller

Properly understood, the doctrine of sin means that believers are never as good as our true worldview should make us. Similarly, the doctrine of grace means as messed up their false worldview should make them.

Frederick Buechner

Life is grace. Sleep is forgiveness. The night absolves. Darkness wipes the slate clean, not spotless to be sure, but clean enough for another day's chalking.

Patricia Briggs

When life doesn't meet your expectations, it was important to take it with grace.

Wm. Paul Young

Grace doesn't depend on suffering to exist, but where there is suffering you will find grace in many facets and colors.


Dare to love yourself
as if you were a rainbow
with gold at both ends.

Jay Woodman

Our true nature is one of innocence and freedom to choose how we live. We need to be brave enough not to give that away. Don't give up on your right to, and sense of, TRUTH, Justice, and GRACE.

Eugenia Price

God is willing to walk the earth again incarnate in us.

John R.W. Stott

Our love grows soft if it is not strengthened by truth, and our truth grows hard if it is not softened by love.

Edmund Spenser

Aye me, how many perils do enfold
The righteous man, to make him daily fall?
Were not, that heavenly grace doth him uphold,
And steadfast truth acquite him out of all.

Matthew Gregory Lewis

He, who thought it necessary to maintain himself in her good graces, strove to console her under her disappointment by committing a little violence upon truth.


Un-winged and naked, sorrow surrenders its crown to a throne called grace.


Love as a concrete foundation for an authentically functional civilization requires the around-the-clock labors of forgiveness. Without it, Love fails, Friendship fails, Intelligence fails, Humanity: fails.

Ramana Pemmaraju

Good things happen, bad things are done...

Madeleine L'Engle

Aeschylus writes, "In our sleep, pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom through the awful grade of God.

Jayce O'Neal

We judge others by their actions and ourselves by our intentions. We need to offer grace to all, because we all need a little grace.

Major Thomas

His strength for your weakness! His wisdom for your folly! His drive for your drift! His grace for your greed! His love for your lust! His peace for your problems! His joy for your sorrow! His plenty for your poverty!

Amaka Imani Nkosazana

They may throw sticks, stones, or bricks, but nothing they do will hurt you. You are protected by God. He is forever got you covered and the enemy is defeated. Their hatred towards you is a reflection of the evilness on their inside which is slowly destroying them. A person like that must deal with the matters of their heart.

Maggie Stiefvater

Sam reached his hand toward mine, and I automatically put my fingers in his. With a guilty little smile, he pulled my hand toward his nose and took a sniff, and then another one. His smile widened, though it was still shy. It was absolutely adorable, and my breath got caught somewhere in my throat.

Edmond Rostand

Cyrano: The leaves-
Roxane: What color-Perfect Venetian red! Look at them fall.
Cyrano: Yes-they know how to die. A little way
From the branch to the earth, a little fear
Of mingling with the common dust-and yet
They go down gracefully-a fall that seems
Like flying!

Cedric Nye

When it's my time, and the reaper calls my name, there will be no stink of fear on me, and my only wish will be to die with grace, covered in the blood of my enemies.

Unknown Author

And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.

John Piper

God is not an employer looking for employees. He is an Eagle looking for people who will take refuge under his wings. He is looking for people who will leave father and mother and homeland or anything else that may hold them back from a life of love under the wings of Jesus.

Frederick Buechner

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.

Martin Luther

To be convinced in our hearts that we have forgiveness of sins and peace with God by grace alone is the hardest thing.

Eric Wilson

As fallible humans, we usually slip too far over one edge or the other - all wrath and judgment or all grace and love.

Arthur W. Pink

Were God to show grace to all of Adam's descendants, men would at once conclude that He was righteously compelled to take them to heaven as meet compensation for allowing the human race to fall into sin. But the great God in under no obligation to any of his creatures, least of all to those who are rebels against him.

Marilynne Robinson

I experience religious dread whenever I find myself thinking that I know the limits of God’s grace, since I am utterly certain it exceeds any imagination a human being might have of it. God does, after all, so love the world.

Shane Claiborne

...I believe in a God of scandalous grace. I have pledged allegiance to a King who loved evildoers so much he died for them, teaching us that there is something worth dying for but nothing worth killing for.

Sarah Dunant

If grace belongs to God, there are those who say that luck belongs to the Devil and that he looks after his own.

J.E.B. Spredemann

Isn’t that the way God works? She’d thought. He takes the things in our lives that are ugly, disgusting, and downright wicked, and transforms them into something magnificent.

Judah Smith

Grace is God-given power to live differently.

J.E.B. Spredemann

My grace is sufficient for thee. The words soothed her soul like a healing balm.

J.E.B. Spredemann

...there is nothing unforgivable and there are no secrets before an all-knowing merciful God.

Hans Urs Von Balthasar

Her (Mary's) Son first had to be the Child of the Father in order then to become man and be capable of taking up on his shoulders the burden of a guilty world.

Todd Stocker

Even in hardship, God’s goodness prevails.

Amaka Imani Nkosazana

Despite what you think you know, sometimes your plans may be interrupted. Because you were designed for a purpose. You are on a mission to achieve greatness. No matter what obstacles lie in your path, you will reach your destination. Remember God's grace is sufficient.

J.I. Packer

Only when it is seen that what decides each individual's destiny is whether or not God decides to save him from his sins, and that this is a decision that God need not make in any individual case, can one begin to grasp the biblical view of grace.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Two great prayers;
Yahweh, grant me grace for my daily activities.
Yahweh, protect me from all evil, so that my life will be free of pain in Jesus name. Amen!

Lailah Gifty Akita

Grace abounds for everyday life.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Abundant grace, mighty power of God.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Prayer is a great opportunity to receive grace from God.

Lailah Gifty Akita

It is only by grace and hope in great God of wonders, we receive strength and vitality for everyday life.

Hannah Brencher

God is a lot of things to a lot of people but I don't think He
God is a lot of things to a lot of people but I don't think He is a cheap party host with limited grace to give out.

Bidemi Mark-Mordi

Grace is an empowerment to be above and beyond reproach, to live your life at a standard that pleases God.

Bree Despain

What can you do how much can you give to bring grace and salvation unto even one soul


Just above our terror, the stars painted this story
in perfect silver calligraphy. And our souls, too often
abused by ignorance, covered our eyes with mercy.


Love, Mercy, and Grace, sisters all, attend your wounds of silence and hope.

Ricky Maye

Grace will follow us even when we are going the wrong way


In honor of Oprah Winfrey: Even greater than the ability to inspire others with hope is the power to motivate them to give as much to the lives of others as they would give to their own; and to empower them to confront the worst in themselves in order to discover and claim the best in themselves.

Patricia St. John

...stooping very low, He engraves with care
His Name, indelible, upon our dust;
And from the ashes of our self-despair,
Kindles a flame of hope and humble trust.
He seeks no second site on which to build,
But on the old foundation, stone by stone,
Cementing sad experience with grace,
Fashions a stronger temple of His own.

Rick Anderson

God is writing His story on the pages of our lives.

Andrew-Knox B Kaniki

People helping people, builds stronger communities

Dana Arcuri

Our job on earth isn't to criticize, reject, or judge. Our purpose is to offer a helping hand, compassion, and mercy. We are to do unto others as we hope they would do unto us.

Dana Arcuri

We each have the power to give. It’s the most gratifying feeling ever. By reaching out to help another human being you're sending ripples of positive change.

Blake L. Higginbotham

A well lived life is purpose filled

Benson Bruno

Courtiers never look like fools, or engage in hard work if they can’t make it look easy. Conquering the world is a sweaty business, and perspiration always betrays.


Even when muddy your wings sparkle bright wonders that heal broken worlds.

Jared Brock

Rest in the knowledge that God is both abundantly gracious and ridiculously generous.

C. JoyBell C.

It's not the law of religion nor the principles of morality that define our highways and pathways to God; only by the Grace of God are we led and drawn, to God. It is His grace that conquers a multitude of flaws and in that grace, there is only favor. Favor is not achieved; favor is received.

Steve McVey

The old-time-religion and today's cutting-edge-religion have one thing in common - they're both religion. I want neither.

Lailah Gifty Akita

The more we abide in Christ, the more His grace and power transform us into His image.

C. JoyBell C.

Grace is what picks me up and lifts my wings high above and I fly! Grace always conquers! Be graceful in everything; in anger, in sadness, in joy, in kindness, in unkindness, retain grace with you!

C. JoyBell C.

Elegance is a glowing inner peace. Grace is an ability to give as well as to receive and be thankful. Mystery is a hidden laugh always ready to surface! Glamour only radiates if there is a sublime courage & bravery within: glamour is like the moon; it only shines because the sun is there.

Lailah Gifty Akita

You have no control over what happens to you! You can only pray for grace and strength to endure any situation.

Lailah Gifty Akita

May you always have extraordinary grace and faith to cope with the uncertainties of life.

Sheniz Janmohamed

Petals don't ask
Where to land

They just fall
With grace.

Thea Harris

God can make you whole again. Past experiences may not disappear, but they don’t have the same effect on you.

Thea Harris

God loves you in spite of your mistakes

Lailah Gifty Akita

May you find grace and courage to live life to the fullness.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Hope is the grace of endurance in the stormy days.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Lord may your grace and power be mighty upon us to fulfill our highest calling.

Lailah Gifty Akita

You can actually accomplish all that you desire in life.


Oh what a wonderful soul so bright inside you. Got power to heal the sun’s broken heart, power to restore the moon’s vision too.

Traci Lea LaRussa

Judge tenderly, if you must. There is usually a side you have not heard, a story you know nothing about, and a battle waged that you are not having to fight.

Anne Lamott

We stitch together quilts of meaning to keep us warm and safe, with whatever patches of beauty and utility we have on hand.

Matthew Henry

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

Judah Smith

Make rules and follow rules as needed, but don't focus on riles. Focus on faith. Focus on grace. Focus on Jesus.

Jay Bakker

Grace saved my life; it can revolutionize yours.

Share Page

Similar Grace Quotes Topics