Do not keep the alabaster boxes of your love and tenderness sealed up until your friends are dead. Fill their lives with sweetness, speak cheering words while their ears can hear, and while their hearts can be thrilled and made happier by them.
The last, best fruit which comes to late perfection, even in the kindliest soul, is tenderness toward the hard, forbearance toward the unforbearing, warmth of heart toward the cold, philanthropy toward the misanthropic.
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.
Love is know the pain of too much tenderness.
Do not be afraid of showing your affection. Be warm and tender, thoughtful and affectionate. Men are more helped by sympathy, than by service; love is more than money, and a kind word will give more pleasure than a present.
n the love of a brave and faithful man there is always a strain of maternal tenderness; he gives out again those beams of protecting fondness which were shed on him as he lay on his mother's knee.
Our identity rests in God's relentless tenderness for us revealed in Jesus Christ.
In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows cast.
Friendship, compounded of esteem and love, derives from one its tenderness and its permanence from the other.
We are easily consoled at the misfortunes of our friends when they enable us to prove our tenderness for them.
Though just biographical record will touch the failings of the good and the eminent with tenderness.
Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting.
There is a time in a boys life when the sweetness is pounded out of him; and tenderness, and the ability to show what he feels, is gone.
Do you know what it means to come home at night to a woman wholl give you a little love, a little affection, a little tenderness? It means youre in the wrong house, thats what it means.
There may be some tenderness in the conscience and yet the will be a very stone; and as long as the will stands out, there is no broken heart.
Sufferings predispose the mind to devotion, and nearly all young girls, impelled by instinctive tenderness, are inclined to mysticism, the deepest aspect of religion.
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