Quotation Explorer - 'Graces'

The number of guests at dinner should not be less than the number of the Graces nor exceed that of the Muses, i.e., it should begin with three and stop at nine. - Marcus Terentius Varro
No matter how many good deeds we preform, they aren’t the ticket to earning God’s favor. God graces us in spite of what we do in this life, not because of. - Bill Courtney
Her hair was dyed, and her bloom was fading, and she must have been crowding forty, but she seemed to be one of those women who cling to the manners and graces of a pretty child of eight. - John Cheever
Humility can weep over other men's weaknesses, and joy and rejoice over their graces. - Thomas Brooks
GRACES, n. Three beautiful goddesses, Aglaia, Thalia and Euphrosyne, who attended upon Venus, serving without salary. They were at no expense for board and clothing, for they ate nothing to speak of and dressed according to the weather, wearing whatever breeze happened to be blowing. - Ambrose Bierce
I seek constantly to improve my manners and graces, for they are the sugar to which all are attracted. - Og Mandino
Who would ever know the greater graces of comfort and perserverance, mercy and forgiveness, patience and courage, if no shadows fell over a life? - Ann Voskamp
A man can counterfeit love, he can counterfeit faith, he can counterfeit hope and all the other graces, but it is very difficult to counterfeit humility. You soon detect mock humility. - D.L. Moody
O, then, what graces in my love do dwell, that he hath turn'd a heaven unto hell! - William Shakespeare
The Fates and Furies, as well as the Graces and Sirens, glide with linked hands over life. - Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
A label locks me into a definition that people use to control me. A vision graces me with an idea that serves to release me. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Virtue and genuine graces in themselves speak what no words can utter. - William Shakespeare
An new idea is rarely born like Venus attended by graces. More commonly it's modeled of baling wire and acne. More commonly it wheezes and tips over. - Marge Piercy
Creative people depend on the generosity and graces of strangers. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
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