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Tenderness Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Tenderness

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

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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.
- Henny Youngman

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

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

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

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

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


 

When death, the great reconciler, has come,
it is never our tenderness that we repent of,
but our severity.
- George Eliot

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

Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting.
- Marlene Dietrich

We win by tenderness.
We conquer by forgiveness.
- Frederick William Robertson

Tenderness is a virtue.
- Oliver Goldsmith

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

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

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

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

The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by
the tenderness of the best hearts.
- Henry Fielding

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

There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
- Jane Austen

I understand by this passion the union of desire,
friendship, and tenderness, which is inflamed by a single female,
which prefers her to the rest of her sex,
and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the
sole happiness of our being.
- Edward Gibbon

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.
- Pedro Almodovar

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.
- Thomas de Quincey

If a man is pictured chopping off a woman's breast,
it only gets a R rating, but if, God forbid,
a man is pictured kissing a woman's breast,
it gets an X rating.
Why is violence more acceptable than tenderness?
- Sally Struthers

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.
- Robert Hass

When will our consciences grow so tender
that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
- Eleanor Roosevelt

How far you go in life depends on you being
tender with the young,
compassionate with the aged,
sympathetic with the striving
and tolerant of the weak and the strong.
Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
- George Washington Carver

Friends share our pain and touch our wounds
with a gentle and tender hand.
- Henri Nouwen

Could we see when and where we are to meet again,
we would be more tender when we bid our friends goodbye.
- Ouida

In all my ways of seeing - may I use new glasses,
a telescope and a microscope.
And may I always allow myself to see a circumstance
through the tender hearts of my friends.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Motherhood is at its best when the tender chords of
sympathy have been touched.
- Paul Harris

Love is an act of endless forgiveness,
a tender look which becomes a habit.
- Peter Ustinov

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess,
and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
- Josh Billings

When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our
lives means the most to us,
we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice,
solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our
pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.
- Henri Nouwen

In a separation it is the one
who is not really in love
who says the more tender things.
- Marcel Proust

Gardeners are good at nurturing, and they have a great quality of patience,
they're tender.
They have to be persistent.
- Ralph Fiennes

When I get through tearing a lobster apart,
or one of those tender West Coast octopuses,
I feel like I had a drink from the fountain of youth.
- Joseph Mitchell

One could laugh at the world better if it didn't mix
tender kindliness with its brutality.
- David Herbert Lawrence

I joined the Navy hoping to be submariner and ended
up in the sub service aboard a tender in the Pacific.
- Tony Curtis

The popular idea that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one.
Many people go right through life in the grip of an
idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years.
- Agatha Christie

For you see this scripture fulfilled this day and therefore
I desire you as you tender the Lord and the church
and commonwealth to consider and look what you do.
- Anne Hutchinson

For me music is a vehicle to bring our pain to the surface,
getting it back to that humble and tender spot where,
with luck, it can lose its anger and become compassion again.
- Paula Cole

Passion is all but soft, it's not tender,
it's violence to which you get hooked by pleasure.
- Isabelle Adjani

From the first moment I handled my lens with a tender ardour.
- Julia Margaret Cameron

The tender heart, the broken and contrite spirit,
are to me far above all the joys that I could ever
hope for in this vale of tears.
- Charles Simeon

I think women can be as cruel as men,
and men as tender as women, and vice versa.
- Aaron Eckhart

In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender
shadows which our sorrows cast.
- Henry Ward Beecher

It takes a tough man to make a tender chicken.
- Frank Perdue

We have to consciously study how to be tender with
each other until it becomes a habit because what was
native has been stolen from us,
the love of Black women for each other.
- Audre Lorde

Fame is indeed beautiful and benign and gentle and satisfying,
but happiness is something at once tender and brilliant beyond all things.
- Mary MacLane

She gave up beauty in her tender youth,
gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways;
she covered up her eyes lest they should gaze on vanity,
and chose the bitter truth.
- Christina Rossetti

I don't run a car, have never run a car.
I could say that this is because I have this extremely
tender environmentalist conscience,
but the fact is I hate driving.
- David Attenborough

Paradise was made for tender hearts;
hell,
for loveless hearts.
- Voltaire

There must be something solemn, serious,
and tender about any attitude which we denominate religious.
If glad, it must not grin or snicker;
if sad,
it must not scream or curse.
- William James

Scotsmen are metaphisical and emotional,
they are sceptical and mystical, they are romantic and ironic,
they are cruel and tender, and full of mirth and despair.
- William Dunbar

The bravest are the most tender; the loving are the daring.
- Bayard Taylor

There never was any heart truly great and generous,
that was not also tender and compassionate.
- Robert Frost

Lord, give us the wisdom to utter words that are gentle and tender,
for tomorrow we may have to eat them.
- Mo Udall

A mother's life, you see, is one long succession of dramas,
now soft and tender, now terrible.
Not an hour but has its joys and fears.
- Honore de Balzac

The Dick, Jane, and Spot primers have gone to that bookshelf in the sky.
I have, in some ways, a tender feeling toward them,
so I think it's for the best.
- Chris Van Allsburg

If only life could be a little more tender and art a little more robust.
- Alan Rickman

People will always need love, romance,
a tender touch, and really personal and deeply felt music.
- Susannah McCorkle

Softly the loud peal dies, In passing winds it drowns,
But breathes, like perfect joys, Tender tones.
- Frederick Tennyson

A child is owed the greatest respect;
if you have ever have something disgraceful in mind,
don't ignore your son's tender years.
- Juvenal

'Tis the most tender part of love, each other to forgive.
- John Sheffield

Just pray for a tough hide and a tender heart.
- Ruth Graham

Beauty, sweet love, is like the morning dew,
Whose short refresh upon tender green,
Cheers for a time, but till the sun doth show And straight is gone,
as it had never been.
- Samuel Daniel

If we have anything kind to say, any tender sentiment to express,
we feel a sense of shame.
- Ugo Betti

A light, tender, sensitive touch is worth a ton of brawn.
- Peter Thomson

Bid, then, the tender light of faith to shine By which
alone the mortal heart is led Unto the thinking of the thought divine.
- George Santayana

I married at a tender age during my early stage and radio struggles.
- Rod Taylor

Whereupon, at the tender age of thirteen,
I set upon the path of playing nothing but hookers.
- Ida Lupino


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