Tenderness Quotes

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.

Rollo May

There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.

Jane Austen

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.

John Lubbock

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.

George Eliot

Our identity rests in God's relentless tenderness for us revealed in Jesus Christ.

Brennan Manning

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

Henry Ward Beecher

Friendship, compounded of esteem and love, derives from one its tenderness and its permanence from the other.

Samuel Johnson

We are easily consoled at the misfortunes of our friends when they enable us to prove our tenderness for them.

François de la Rochefoucauld

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

Anne Seward

Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting.

Marlene Dietrich

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.

Norah Vincent

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.

Henny Youngman

Where was her bloom! These deadly and blood-suffused orbs but ill resemble the azure and ecstatic tenderness of her eyes. The lucid stream that meandered over that bosom, the glow of love that was wont to sit upon that cheek, are much unlike these livid stains and this hideous deformity. Alas! These were the traces of agony; the grip of the assassin had been here!

Charles Brockden Brown

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.

Richard Alleine

Sufferings predispose the mind to devotion, and nearly all young girls, impelled by instinctive tenderness, are inclined to mysticism, the deepest aspect of religion.

Honor de Balzac

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Updated On : June 25, 2013
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