65 Saving Grace Quotes On Success In Life

These saving grace quotes will inspire you. The saving grace, a redeeming quality or factor, or the redeeming grace of God.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging saving grace quotes, saving grace sayings, and saving grace proverbs.

Best Saving Grace Quotes

  1. “That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.” ~ A. Whitney Brown
  2. “You don’t want to be in a relationship with someone who’s scared of you.” ~ Tila Tequila
  3. “The saving grace of the cinema is that with patience, and a little love, we may arrive at that wonderfully complex creature which is called man.” ~ Jean Renoir
  4. “My only saving grace is that I actually collect things that nobody else is interested in.” ~ Phil Collins

  5. “Women without children are also the best of mothers,often, with the patience,interest, and saving grace that the constant relationship with children cannot always sustain. I come to crave our talk and our daughters gain precious aunts. Women who are not mothering their own children have the clarity and focus to see deeply into the character of children webbed by family. A child is fortuante who feels witnessed as a peron,outside relationships with parents by another adult.” ~ Louise Erdrich
  6. “I think of moving as a kind of saving grace.” ~ Martin Puryear
  7. “Calvinism emphasizes divine sovereignty and free grace; Arminianism emphasizes human responsibility. The one restricts the saving grace to the elect; the other extends it to all men on the condition of faith. Both are right in what they assert; both are wrong in what they deny. If one important truth is pressed to the exclusion of another truth of equal importance, it becomes an error, and loses its hold upon the conscience. The Bible gives us a theology which is more human than Calvinism and more divine than Arminianism, and more Christian than either of them.” ~ Philip Schaff
  8. “Life’s saving graces are love, pleasure, laughter … wisdom, it seems, is for the Hereafter.” ~ Michael R. Burch

  9. “The Lord withdraws when He is denied, and what is taken by the undeserving does not avail them unto salvation, since the saving grace is turned into ashes and holiness departs.” ~ Cyprian
  10. “If God bestowed immortality on every man then when he made him, and he made many to whom he never purposed to give his saving grace, what did his Lordship think that God gave any man immortality with purpose only to make him capable of immortal torments? It is a hard saying, and I think cannot piously be believed. I am sure it can never be proved by the canonical Scripture.” ~ Thomas Hobbes , God’s saving grace quotes
  11. “… the core of sin is a lack of self-esteem. … Sin is psychological self-abuse. … the most serious sin is one that causes me to say, ‘I am unworthy. I may have no claim to divine sonship if you examine me at my worst.’ For once a person believes he is an ‘unworthy sinner,’ it is doubtful if he can really honestly accept the saving grace God offers in Jesus Christ.” ~ Robert H. Schuller
  12. “My definition of success is doing what you love. I feel many people do things because they feel they have to, and are hesitant to risk following their passion.” ~ Tony Hawk

  13. “I pretty much drink a cup of coffee, write in my journal for a while, and then sit at a computer in my office and torture the keys. My one saving grace as a writer is that, if I’m having trouble with the novel I’m writing, I write something else, a poem or a short story. I try to avoid writer’s block by always writing something.” ~ Jess Walter
  14. “There is no grace more excellent than faith; no sin more execrable and abominable then unbelief. Faith is the saving grace and unbelief the damning sin. (Mark 16:16) … Before Christ can be received, the heart must be emptied and opened: but men’s heart’s are full of self-righteousn ess and vain confidence (Rom 10:3).” ~ John Flavel
  15. “The search for the lessons of the new science is still in progress, really in its infancy. In this realm, three is a new kind of freedom, where it is more rewarding to explore than to reach conclusions, more satisfying to wonder than to know, and more exciting to search than to stay put. Curiosity, not certainty, becomes the saving grace.” ~ Margaret J. Wheatley
  16. “Men fear that becoming ‘we’ will erase his ‘I.’ For women, our ‘we’ is our saving grace Women’s relationships are like a renewable source of power.” ~ Jane Fonda

  17. “Our saving grace! Um, as a species [humans] we can be pretty warm and fuzzy. But maybe for this, it’s the adaptability, or the heart and soul. We’re not all that bad. I don’t really know!” ~ Keanu Reeves
  18. “It is easy to forget that the most important aspect of comedy, after all, its great saving grace, is its ambiguity. You can simultaneously laugh at a situation, and take it seriously.” ~ Stephen Fry
  19. “I’m happiest at home hanging out with the kids… Having a family has been my saving grace because I don’t work back to back on anything or I’d drive myself to an early grave with guilt and worry for my family, whom I’d never see.” ~ Jude Law
  20. “I take the love of God and self-denial to be the sum of all saving grace and religion.” ~ Richard Baxter

  21. “I had always drawn, every day as long as I had held a pencil, and just assumed everyone else had too…Art had saved me and helped me fit in…Art was always my saving grace…Comedy didn’t come until much later for me. I’ve always tried to combine the two things, art and comedy, and couldn’t make a choice between the two. It was always my ambition to make comedy with an art-school slant, and art that could be funny instead of po-faced.” ~ Noel Fielding
  22. “My mother was truly my saving grace, because she would take me to church with her. I would see my mother smiling in the choir, and I wanted to know this God that made her so happy. If I had not had that faith in my life, I don’t know where I would be right now.” ~ Tyler Perry
  23. “Even those of us who have tasted the radical saving grace of God find it intuitively difficult not to put conditions on grace.” ~ Tullian Tchividjian
  24. “Basically, I started singing when I started talking. Music has just been my saving grace my whole life.” ~ Mariah Carey

  25. “You all know that I have been sustained throughout my life by three saving graces – my family, my friends, and a faith in the power of resilience and hope. These graces have carried me through difficult times and they have brought more joy to the good times than I ever could have imagined.” ~ Elizabeth Edwards
  26. “Without the protection of surliness and levity, all children would be crushed by the past—the past of others, loaded onto their shoulders. Selfishness is their saving grace.” ~ Margaret Atwood
  27. “But thoughtless ingratitude is the armour of the young; without it, how would they ever get through life? The old wish the young well, but they wish them ill also: they would like to eat them up, and absorb their vitality, and remain immortal themselves. Without the protection of surliness and levity, all children would be crushed by the past – the past of others, loaded on their shoulders. Selfishness is their saving grace.” ~ Margaret Atwood
  28. “Don’t cry for me, Grace. I’m not worth it. (Julian) Yes you are! (Grace) You are my saving Grace. Without you, I would never have known love. And I would never have known me again. (Julian)” ~ Sherrilyn Kenyon

  29. “You’re gutless. It’s how you were made. And that’s not such a bad thing because your saving grace is that you’ve never lied to yourself about it. Not about that. Nothing wrong with cowardice as long as it comes with prudence. But when a coward stops remembering who he is… God help him.” ~ Khaled Hosseini
  30. “I’d missed him so much, it almost hurt. It started the moment I left the Keep and nagged at me all day. Every day I had to fight with myself to keep from making up bullshit reasons to call the Keep so I could hear his voice. My only saving grace was that Curran wasn’t handling this whole mating thing any better. Yesterday he’d called me at the office claiming that he couldn’t find his socks. We talked for two hours.” ~ Ilona Andrews
  31. “I can understand people simply fleeing the mountainous effort Christmas has become… but there are always a few saving graces and finally they make up for all the bother and distress.” ~ May Sarton
  32. “The gayety of life, like the beauty and the moral worth of life, is a saving grace, which to ignore is folly, and to destroy is crime. There is no more than we need; there is barely enough to go round.” ~ Agnes Repplier

  33. “To her, saving grace meant you got to live out your life like a normal person: You were healthy and strong, an the prospect of death was just some far-off, barely acknowledged hypothetical. A debt to be paid off in a future you couldn’t imagine” ~ J.R. Ward
  34. “I don’t feel I was ever a ‘famous’ child actor. I was just a working actor who happened to be a kid. I was never really in a hit show until I was a teenager with West Wing playing First Daughter Zoey Bartlet. In a way, that was my saving grace – not being a star on a hit show. It kept me working and kept me grounded.” ~ Elisabeth Moss
  35. “Don’t dwell on what may be. Apply yourself to the task at hand. The Hags of Fate may predict the future, but there is always free will, and that is your saving grace, my dear.” ~ Yasmine Galenorn
  36. “As soldiers we have few saving graces. Perhaps our willingness to die for what we believe in is all that matters.” ~ Leo Gordon

  37. “For me, Savannah’s resistance to change was its saving grace. The city looked inward, sealed off from the noises and distractions of the world at large. It grew inward, too, and in such a way that its people flourished like hothouse plants tended by an indulgent gardener. The ordinary became extraordinary. Eccentrics thrived. Every nuance and quirk of personality achieved greater brilliance in that lush enclosure than would have been possible anywhere else in the world.” ~ John Berendt
  38. “Joy is a quiet gladness of heart as one contemplates the goodness of God’s saving grace in Christ Jesus.” ~ John Calvin
  39. “The important issue is not how much inequality there is but how much opportunity there is for individuals to get out of the bottom classes and into the top. If there is enough movement upward, people will accept the efficiency of the markets. If you have opportunity, there is a great tolerance for inequality. That has been the saving grace of the American system.” ~ Milton Friedman
  40. “Books have always been really important to me; they’re my saving grace.” ~ Molly Ringwald

  41. “So saving grace, converting grace, for Augustine, is God’s giving us a sovereign joy in God that triumphs over all other joys and therefore sways the will. The will is free to move toward whatever it delights in most fully, but it is not within the power of our will to determine what that sovereign joy will be.” ~ John Piper
  42. “It’s one of the saving graces in a life, to be able to perceive one’s own and others’ absurdity, to notice our shared human frailties and be able, at least some of the time, to smile rather than grimace. Like most people, I must have started out with a comic worldview in my cupboard.” ~ Jane Hirshfield
  43. “Thanks to my son, I’ve learned to laugh at myself. Laughter has been my saving grace.” ~ Patricia Montandon
  44. “I don’t mind being laughed at: that’s something I really don’t mind, and I think that’s kept me sane. My ability to laugh at myself and allow others to laugh at me has been my saving grace.” ~ Kim Wilde

  45. “I have always liked clothes – throughout my life, my saving grace has been my own vanity.” ~ Anthea Turner
  46. “My saving grace was that I always knew when to leave the party.” ~ Iman Abdulmajid
  47. “The delight we find in art amounts to recognition of a saving grace, to an acknowledgment that the problem of life has a solution implicit in its own nature, though not yet formulated by the intellect.” ~ Rebecca West
  48. “The saving grace of all really great gifts is that the persons who bear their burden remain superior to what they have done, at least as long as the source of creativity is alive.” ~ Hannah Arendt

  49. “I think the Internet was the saving grace for Public Enemy. Before that, travelling the world saved Public Enemy.” ~ Chuck D
  50. “The Internet was a saving grace for promoting and exposing, and even creating. It’s a parallel world to the music industry that already exists, and I’m glad to be a part of it.” ~ Chuck D
  51. “Democracy may not prove in the long run to be as efficient as other forms of government, but it has one saving grace: it allows us to know and say that it isn’t.” ~ Bill Moyers
  52. “The only saving grace of the present is that it’s too damned stupid to question the past very closely.” ~ H. P. Lovecraft

  53. “By faith we receive the saving grace of God that delivers us from guilt and sin. In love we participate in the victorious struggle of God against the principalities and powers of evil.” ~ Gabriel Fackre
  54. “For the great mass of mankind the only saving grace that is needed is steady fidelity to what is nearest to hand and heart in the short moment of each human effort.” ~ Joseph Conrad
  55. “The Czech ease has become my saving grace for traveling! Plus,with its light weight and small size, I save thousands of dollars every year in airline fees.” ~ Esperanza Spalding
  56. “I think the essence of [Kurt] Vonnegut’s humanism lay in his emphasis on human kindness as, so to speak, our saving grace.” ~ Michael Dirda

  57. “I never went to a photography school, which was my saving grace.” ~ Duane Michals
  58. “It is better that great peoples should seek out glory, or even vanity, in their deeds, than that they should remain indifferent . For even if they are not incited to act upon virtuous principles, at least there is the saving grace that they will do things they might not have done had not vanity prompted their actions.” ~ Madeleine de Souvre, marquise de Sable

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