Grace Related Quotes
“Above all is Your Glance of Grace, O God. Upon some it is bestowed less, and upon others it is bestowed more.”
“Fie, what an indirect and peevish course is this of hers! Lord cardinal, will your grace persuade the queen to send the Duke of York unto his princely brother presently? If she deny, Lord Hastings, go with him, and from her jealous arms pluck him perforce.”
“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!”
Though triumphs were to generals only due, crowns were reserved to grace the soldiers too.