∞ “Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul” William Hazlitt (1778-1830)
∞ “I know nothing except what everyone knows- if there when Grace dances, I should dance” W.H. Auden (1907-1973)
∞ “Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity” William Hazlitt (1788-1830)
∞ “Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life” John Updike (1932-2009)
∞ “Grace is to the body, what good manners are to the mind” Francois de la Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)
∞ “It is a rare and difficult attainment to grow old gracefully and happily” Lydia Maria Francis Child (1802-1880)
∞ “Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait” Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
∞ “By “guts” I mean, grace under pressure” Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961)
As for my quote:
∞ “Grace is the outer expression of your inner reality of peace and harmony” Jo-Ann Downey
Grace is a tall order indeed; it goes hand-in-hand with acceptance, forgiveness, patience, courage, faith, and wisdom. Grace is a gift you give yourself and others, especially in the face of a storm.
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