Top 95 Gracious Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Gracious Quotes from famous people such as Ann Leckie, Angelina Jolie, Jen Lancaster, E. Stanley Jones, Pete Rose, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Does getting an award make you happy? When you imagine

Does getting an award make you happy? When you imagine yourself at the ceremony, you’re always so eloquent and gracious. In reality, it’s kind of awkward.
Ann Leckie
My mother fought cancer for almost a decade and died at 56. She held out long enough to meet the first of her grandchildren and to hold them in her arms. But my other children will never have the chance to know her and experience how loving and gracious she was.
Angelina Jolie
I didn’t want to turn into Martha Stewart. I wanted to turn into a more organized, more gracious me. And that truly has happened.
Jen Lancaster
You cease to move into yourself, away from others. You give up your antagonism. You begin to move toward others in love. God moved toward you in gracious, outgoing love, and you move toward others in that same outgoing love.
E. Stanley Jones
If somebody is gracious enough to give me a second chance, I won’t need a third.
Pete Rose
I’ve just learned that love is a very fleeting thing, so we – then we have it; we need to hold on to it but hold on to it in a gracious fashion. Not in the smothering but more so just a covering kind of love.
Betty Wright
Salem houses present to you a serene and dignified front, gracious yet reserved, not thrusting forward their choicest treasures to the eyes of passing strangers; but behind the walls of the houses, enclosed from public view, lie cherished gardens, full of the beauty of life.
Alice Morse Earle
I am bowled over by the massive number of remarkable people who face down the fact that no, they are not going to be film directors, famous artists, or billionaire entrepreneurs and still come out the other side as cheerful, decent, gracious human beings.
Lionel Shriver
I hope I get to work with Ms. Meryl Streep. She’s so brilliant, great, and gracious an actress and person. I would love to work with her.
Storm Reid
Great love, like great genius, can never be a duty: both are life’s gracious gifts to its elect.
Ellen Key
I don’t know why so many people in America hate Hillary Clinton; I found her to be one of the most gracious, intelligent, perceptive, and, yes, classy women I have ever met.
Peter Navarro
‘Smallville’ was one of those things where we worked a lot of nights, and there were a lot of physical scenes. I was hurt a lot, but I loved it! The ‘Revenge’ cast was also one of the greatest, most gracious casts I’ve ever been a part of.
Justin Hartley
Although they are unfailingly gracious, evangelicals are not so good at respecting professional boundaries.
Hanna Rosin
Barbara Broccoli was a great friend of my late wife’s and continues to be someone who is very gracious with me, my family, and our life.
Pierce Brosnan
I have sort of the career where, if you are a fan, you’ve been following me for a while, and you really like something that I’ve done, so meeting those people is always a really gracious experience.
Linda Cardellini
As far as friendships go, things change even without the fame. People start moving on. I have a few friends that are married and are starting to have kids and I’m like, ‘Oh my goodness gracious – that’s so insane.’ I also have friends who are just doing their own thing, which is cool.
Jordin Sparks
Being identified as a poet in France or Denmark or India one is greeted with gracious respect.
James Broughton
Salem houses present to you a serene and dignified front, gracious yet reserved, not thrusting forward their choicest treasures to the eyes of passing strangers; but behind the walls of the houses, enclosed from public view, lie cherished gardens, full of the beauty of life.
Alice Morse Earle
Be humble, be gracious, and make peace with inner fears before stepping out into the limelight and allowing yourself to be subjected to all of humanity.
Maximillian Degenerez
Isn’t it interesting that God appears holy when he’s gracious?
Joseph Prince
Isn’t it interesting that God appears holy when he’s gracious?
Joseph Prince
We are all musicians, and we’re not really good musicians. But we have this gracious gift that has been bestowed on us, and we don’t want to disappoint. So I guess our biggest fear would be, just giving up.
Justin Chancellor
The people of Anguilla are friendly, beautiful, and gracious.
Cynthia Bailey
As a senior in high school with no money working several jobs, I was sent to a wonderful school on the East Coast by a wonderful Jewish man. I’ve never forgotten that. I’ve sent over 5,000 young people to school around the world in memory of him because he was so gracious to me.
Jon Huntsman, Sr.
Show me a good and gracious loser and I’ll show you a failure.
Knute Rockne
People who don’t know the true character of God – who don’t believe He is merciful, gracious and slow to anger – can never have a close, personal, intimate relationship with Him.
Joyce Meyer
When you’re on the court, there is certain things that you would do that you wouldn’t do off the court. When you get off, you obviously have to be gracious and a humble person. When you are on the floor, be a team player. Championships are what you are defined by – legacy. Go about things the right way.
Kevin Love
When you go to Best Buy and see a DVD of your movie, you think it’s amazing. But then there’s a whole other world that comes with it. It’s a very small percent that’s difficult, stalker-like, or annoying. Most people are just so gracious and so nice. As cheesy as it sounds, that’s the thing that really keeps you going.
Adam Green
God is gracious enough to let us know, in due time while we’re here and the fact that I’m still around and I’m still singing, it is really to his glory.
Gladys Knight
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world.
Francis Bacon
The Academy and the Oscars have been very gracious to me.
Billy Crystal
Yes, it is true that too much of everything is as bad a

Yes, it is true that too much of everything is as bad as little, because satisfaction and gracious acceptance is the keyword for a happy and peaceful life. Too much takes the satisfaction away.
Tanushree Dutta
Well, it was a typical meeting with the President. He was very gracious, very outgoing.
Lew Wasserman
I think sometimes it is more important to be gracious than to win.
Dorothy Kilgallen
Where there is devotional music, God is always at hand with His gracious presence.
Johann Sebastian Bach
It was ingrained in me to be gracious.
Tory Burch
She’s equally as gracious as someone who shares experiences with you as she is as a superior. What’s so graceful about her is that no matter what, she’s just Oprah.
Lamman Rucker
It’s live television. People make mistakes and Steve Harvey was very gracious to apologize. I accept his apology and I think it speaks a lot about his character.
Pia Wurtzbach
You don’t have to be a believer in Jesus Christ to be a gracious individual and understand that everybody messes up and that most are looking for a second chance.
Shawn Michaels
You learn how to be a gracious winner and an outstanding loser.
Joe Namath
Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.
Helen Keller
God is waiting to be gracious, and is willing to make us happy in religion, if we would not run away from him. We refuse to open the window shutters, and complain that it is dark.
Adoniram Judson
I want to be as gracious and thankful as I can because it has been a long road.
Maren Morris
I mean you have to work hard to earn respect and make people respect you. When I come to the presence of any room or any place, people give me the most high respects and I’m gracious and appreciative of that.
Big Freedia
The man who practises unselfishness, who is genuinely interested in the welfare of others, who feels it a privilege to have the power to do a fellow-creature a kindness – even though polished manners and a gracious presence may be absent – will be an elevating influence wherever he goes.
Orison Swett Marden
Prayer is a specific divine appointment, an ordinance of Heaven, whereby God purposes to carry out His gracious designs on earth and to execute and make efficient the plan of salvation.
Edward McKendree Bounds
The world is yet in its infancy; the gracious designs of God are yet hardly developed. Glorious things are spoken of Zion, the city of our God. She is yet to triumph and become the joy and glory of the whole earth.
Adoniram Judson
The ’80s have not been a gracious decade, and people are seeking ways to be nice to each other.
Letitia Baldrige
And you know, when you’ve experienced grace and you feel like you’ve been forgiven, you’re a lot more forgiving of other people. You’re a lot more gracious to others.
Rick Warren
The first time I met Garry Shandling was my audition for ‘The Larry Sanders Show,’ with Garry and his casting director Francine Maisler. I can recall every minute of it. He was gracious and kind, and he read with me. He was terrific.
Jeffrey Tambor
Jimmy Garner is a very gracious guy, as he was then and he is still today.
Tom Atkins
Experiencing so many firsts, maturing as an actor, a professional, and a human. In the process, gaining friends, family, and the best coworkers a very lucky actor could ask for – and for this, I can be nothing but gracious.
Cameron Monaghan
With Bojack we are seeing him on this journey. I think we’re hoping for him to find a way to be more gracious and kind and positive and better to people in his life and better to himself, but I don’t know if I necessarily frame it as he was a bad person and he will become a good person.
Raphael Bob-Waksberg
When you have a lot of talent, you don’t necessarily have to be gracious and consider everyone.
Tyler Winklevoss
Yet thousands of slaves throughout the southern states are thus handed over by the masters who own them to masters who do not; and it does not require much demonstration to prove that their estate is not always the more gracious.
Fanny Kemble