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We shall never learn to feel and respect our real calling and destiny, unless we have taught ourselves to consider everything as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart. (Quote by - Sir Walter Scott)

Courage is by no means incompatible with tenderness. On the contrary, gentleness and tenderness have been found to characterize the men, no less than the women, who have done the most courageous deeds. (Quote by - Samuel Smiles)

O friends, I pray tonight, Keep not your kisses for my dead cold brow. The way is lonely; let me feel them now. Think gently of me; I am travel-worn, My faltering feet are pierced with many a thorn. Forgive! O hearts estranged, forgive, I plead! When ceaseless bliss is mine I shall not need The tenderness for which I long tonight. (Quote by - Belle Eugenia Smith)

Sometimes gentle, sometimes capricious, sometimes awful, never the same for two moments together; almost human in its passions, almost spiritual in its tenderness, almost Divine in its infinity. (Quote by - John Ruskin)

Tenderness emerges from the fact that the two persons, longing, as all individuals do, to overcome the separateness and isolation to which we are all heir because we are individuals, can participate in a relationship that, for the moment, is not of two isolated selves but a union. (Quote by - Rollo May)

Tenderness is greater proof of love than the most passionate of vows. (Quote by - Marlene Dietrich)

True love grows by sacrifice and the more thoroughly the soul rejects natural satisfaction the stronger and more detached its tenderness becomes. (Quote by - Therese of Lisieux)

A man always remembers his first love with special tenderness, but after that he begins to bunch them. (Quote by - H. L. Mencken)

A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. (Quote by - Victor Hugo)

Care is a state in which something does matter; it is the source of human tenderness. (Quote by - Rollo May)

Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures; none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them; and, in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures. (Quote by - Thomas de Quincey)

Do you know what it means to come home at night to a woman who'll give you a little love, a little affection, a little tenderness? It means you're in the wrong house, that's what it means. (Quote by - Henny Youngman)

I want affection and tenderness desperately, but there's something in me that prevents me from handing it out. (Quote by - Ethel Waters)

If we're talking about masculinity and tenderness, I don't look at Clinton. (Quote by - Aaron Eckhart)

Some of our most exquisite murders have been domestic, performed with tenderness in simple, homey places like the kitchen table. (Quote by - Alfred Hitchcock)

The silent film has a lot of meanings. The first part of the film is comic. It represents the burlesque feel of those silent films. But I think that the second part of the film is full of tenderness and emotion. (Quote by - Pedro Almodovar)

There are moments when the body is as numinous as words, days that are the good flesh continuing. Such tenderness, those afternoons and evenings, saying blackberry, blackberry, blackberry. (Quote by - Robert Hass)

There is an organic affinity between joyousness and tenderness, and their companionship in the saintly life need in no way occasion surprise. (Quote by - William James)

There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart. (Quote by - Jane Austen)

Though just biographical record will touch the failings of the good and the eminent with tenderness. (Quote by - Anne Seward)

Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return. (Quote by - George Eliot)

We win by tenderness. We conquer by forgiveness. (Quote by - Frederick William Robertson)

What distinguishes a great artist from a weak one is first their sensibility and tenderness; second, their imagination, and third, their industry. (Quote by - Salman Rushdie)

When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity. (Quote by - George Eliot)

When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become. (Quote by - Louis Pasteur)


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