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Tenderness is a virtue. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

A soft answer turneth away wrath. (Quote by - Proverb)

Words lead to deeds.... They prepare the soul, make it ready, and move it to tenderness. (Quote by - Anonymous)

A child's hand in yours -- what tenderness and power it arouses. You are instantly the very touchstone of wisdom and strength. (Quote by - Marjorie Holmes)

Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolutions. (Quote by - Kahlil Gibran)

The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education. (Quote by - Maya Angelou)

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

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

Gentleness corrects whatever is offensive in our manner. (Quote by - Hugh Blair)

Gentleness is the antidote for cruelty. (Quote by - Phaedrus)

Glances of true beauty can be seen in the faces of those who live in true meekness. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Tenderness is the rest of passion. (Quote by - Joseph Joubert)

While we would have our young sisters imitate, as they cannot fail to love, the conduct of Ruth, will not their elders do well to ponder on, and imitate the tenderness of Naomi! Would we have our daughters Ruths, we must be Naomis. (Quote by - Grace Aguilar)

Woman is closer to angels than man because she knows how to mingle an infinite tenderness with the most absolute compassion. (Quote by - Honore de Balzac)

The dew of compassion is a tear. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

A tender-hearted and compassionate disposition, which inclines men to pity and feel the misfortunes of others, and which is, even for its own sake, incapable of involving any man in ruin and misery, is of all tempers of mind the most amiable; and though it seldom receives much honor, is worthy of the highest. (Quote by - Henry Fielding)

Tenderness, without a capacity of relieving, only makes the man who feels it more wretched than the object which sues for assistance. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which, a times, becomes almost insupportable. (Quote by - Victor Hugo)

The necessities of our condition require a thousand offices of tenderness, which mere regard for the species will never dictate. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Want of tenderness is want of parts, and is no less a proof of stupidity than depravity. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Tenderness is the repose of passion. (Quote by - Joseph Joubert)

The quiet tenderness of Chaucer, where you almost seem to hear the hot tears falling, and the simple choking words sobbed out. (Quote by - James Russell Lowell)

I was never fit to say a word to a sinner, except when I had a broken heart myself. (Quote by - Edward Payson)

The less tenderness a man has in his nature, the more he requires from others. (Quote by - Ibn Rahel)

Tenderness is the infancy of love. (Quote by - Antoine de Rivarol)

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