Definitions for there but for the grace of God go I

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  1. there but for the grace of God go I(Proverb)

    A recognition that others' misfortune could be one's own, if it weren't for the blessing/kindness/luck bestowed by fate or the Divine.

  2. there but for the grace of God go I(Proverb)

    Man's fate is in God's hands.

  3. there but for the grace of God go I(Proverb)

    More generally, our fate is not entirely in our own hands.

  4. Origin: Allegedly from a mid-sixteenth-century statement by John Bradford, "There but for the grace of God, goes John Bradford", in reference to a group of prisoners being led to execution.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of there but for the grace of God go I in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of there but for the grace of God go I in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Bradford:

    There but for the grace of God go I.

  2. John Bradford, Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase Origins:

    There but for the grace of God go [I].

  3. Chris Christie:

    By every measure that we define success in this country this guy had it, great looking guy, well educated, great career, plenty of money, beautiful loving wife, beautiful children, great house, he had everything. He's a drug addict and he couldn't get help and he's dead, there but for the grace of God go I. It can happen to anyone so we need to start treating people in this country, not jailing them.

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