Quotation Explorer - 'Gentle'

The sky blue strengthens slowly, the dawn light rosy and pale the summer song of our romance begin to unveil...with every heart beat and the waves' breath...the time stood in harmony still. Your morning kiss my hands could feel...by your lips soft, so warm, so very gentle, nice and full of life... - Oksana Rus
Let lessons learnt be like fingers burned. Gentle reminders imploring us to stay away from fire. It is a mark of folly to make the same mistake twice. - karan godara
A leaders gentle reaction and sound instruction are their greatest weapons. - Gary Rohrmayer
Let happiness bloomIn the freshness of your mind,In the gentle wind of your thoughts.On the ground of kindness and compassion. - Debasish Mridha
Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. - Dylan Thomas
Only mountains can feel the frozen warmth of the sun through snow's gentle caress on their peaks - Munia Khan
Hold love like a butterfly, with gentle preservation. Hold life like the reigns of a wild stallion, with fierce assertion. Encompass that, and you find the nectar of the immortal spirit. - Kellie Elmore
I want these gentle hands... and this kind smile... although I should not want such a thing. - Matsuri Hino
You must be more gentle, dear, more sedate,' Ellen told her daughter. 'You must not interrupt gentlemen when they are speaking, even if you do think you know more about matters than they do. Gentlemen do not like forward girls. - Margaret Mitchell
ADMONITION, n. Gentle reproof, as with a meat-axe. Friendly warning. Consigned by way of admonition, His soul forever to perdition. Judibras - Ambrose Bierce
The art of being yourself at your best is the art of unfolding your personality into the person you want to be. . . . Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude toward others.
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed. - Benjamin Franklin
all day long, one storm then another—and I take your hands like gentle flowers that blossom into awareness - John Geddes
Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing, Beloved from pole to pole. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
PASTIME, n. A device for promoting dejection. Gentle exercise for intellectual debility. - Ambrose Bierce
Let lessons learnt be like fingers burned. Gentle reminders imploring us to stay away from fire. - karan godara
Troubles are not always terrible, but they are a gentle reminder to grow. - Debasish Mridha
Life is made up of a few moments all strung together like pearls. Each moment is a pearl, and it is up to us to pick the ones with the highest luster. If we do not have time to do great things, take a few gentle moments and do small things in a great way. - Joyce Hilfer
my heart has no bones, so, I wonder -- what is it that keeps it from collapsing in on itselfLove -- the same Love the that pulls me out of gentle slumber,calls me into the shape of its desires, and holds me true…. - Kate Mullane Robertson
The gentle art of gastronomy is a friendly one. It hurdles the language barrier, makes friends among civilized people, and warms the heart. - Samuel V. Chamberlain
Within and within. Dreaming. How we gentle our losses into paler ghosts. - Peter Heller
O sleep, O gentle sleep, nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted thee, that thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down, and steep my senses in forgetfulness. - William Shakespeare
With rough hands and gentle heart, I'll seduce you. You will feel my power and surrender to desire. - John Mark Green
A gentle answer turns away wrath. - Gary Chapman
Hallelujah songcarries on a gentle wind,heralding a king. - Richelle E. Goodrich
His mother's words faded to myth, concocted by a gentle soul to delight the imagination of a boy.Until one day, they were no longer a myth. One day, he would wish he had never heard them at all because they spelled his happiness--and his eternal sorrow. - Natalia Marx
politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other. - Oscar Ameringer
She wept a river of tears holy water, sent to soften the sharp edges of sorrow a gentle hollowing out, carving new chambers in her hearta hallowed vessel for holding sacred, the tears of others... - Kate Mullane Robertson
It's easy to laugh it's easy to hate. It takes guts to be gentle and kind.
A circle's unity and never ending smoothness is how we can aim to feel inside. Smooth, gentle, accepted, no rough edges, only love for all parts of our selves. - Amy Leigh Mercree
But death was sweet, death was gentle, death was kind; death healed the bruised spirit and the broken heart, and gave them rest and forgetfulness; death was man’s best friend; when man could endure life no longer, death came and set him free. - Mark Twain
A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away. - George Eliot
The waves of regret were gentle, but I knew they would ripple on forever. - Yōko Ogawa
Do not go gentle into that good night, rage, rage against the dying of the light. - Alli Condie
Be gentle with the young. - Juvenal
I have a cat named Trash. In the current political climate it would seem that if I were trying to sell him (at least to a Computer Scientist), I would not stress that he is gentle to humans and is self-sufficient, living mostly on field mice. Rather, I would argue that he is object-oriented.
Don’t try to fit me in a box… My life is not one dimensional. I’m the summer breeze and the hurricane… I’m the serene lake and the raging ocean… I’m the gentle poet and the rough warrior… Your labels don’t limit me… they limit your experience of me. Don’t confuse the two. - Steve Maraboli
Love is often gentle, desire always a rage. - Mignon McLaughlin
People respond to gentle words than scolding - Mary Kawena Pukui
GENTEEL, adj. Refined, after the fashion of a gent. Observe with care, my son, the distinction I reveal: A gentleman is gentle and a gent genteel. Heed not the definitions your "Unabridged" presents, For dictionary makers are generally gents. G.J. - Ambrose Bierce
Nothing is so strong as gentleness. Nothing so gentle as real strength. - Saint Francis de Sales
There is little pride in writers. They know they are human and shall some day die and be forgotten. Knowing all this a writer is gentle and kindly where another man is severe and unkind. - William Saroyan
I find something incredibly sexy about a man who pursues love with care, it's like he knows the feeling of heartbreak; so he's gentle with whom he gives his heart too. - Nikki Rowe
A great storm is like a sunny day to a person of great faith. A gentle wind is like a great storm to a person of great fear. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Only the gentle are ever really strong. - James Dean
The quality of mercy is not strain'd, it droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven upon the place beneath. It is twice blest: It blesseth him that gives and him that takes. - William Shakespeare
...I pray this winter be gentle and kind - a season of rest from the wheel of the mind... - John Geddes
Beautiful is the man who leaves a legacy that of shared love and life. It is he who transfers meaning, assigns significance and conveys in his loving touch the fine art and gentle shaping of a life. This man shall be called, Father. - Stella Payton
I believe it’s incredibly important to write against [racial] stereotypes. If we give in and make sure that all black women characters are asexual, gentle, and kind we wind up with another set of stereotypes. - Justine Larbalestier
You cannot do more than you can, so be gentle with yourself and quick to forgive your mistakes and to move on. - Toni Sorenson
An artist reveals his naked soul in his work - and so, gentle reader, do you when you respond to it. - Ayn Rand
Do you really think all angels are sweet and gentle? You must have forgot that the front lines of the War in Heaven were littered with bold women that had something to say. - Shannon L. Alder
Spring is the only season that flutters in on gentle wings and builds nests in our hearts. - Toni Sorenson
God, change the burden of my heart to be like a gentle rain which falls equally on all - AbdulAziz Mohammed
Be gentle, confident and action-oriented. Remember, your actions will make a difference. - Debasish Mridha
Alone, I relished the bird songs, the drone of hushed conversation from neighboring tables, and the gentle lapping of waves sliding on the shore. I didn't feel the passage of time. There was no destination propelling me forward, no past and no future. Each glorious moment was replaced by the next. - Marilyn Berman
No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete. - G.K. Chesterton
I’m surrounding by beautiful sounds, my son singing in his room and a gentle rain. There are so many simple pleasures God gives us we just have to listen for them. - Ron Baratono
I realized the world around me was fragmented and broken... I had to be gentle enough not to scrape against the jagged pieces. I would not be cut today. - Hubert Martin
Be gentle to all and stern with yourself. - Saint Teresa of Avila
Love has a gentle voice;kindness has a gentle touch. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Sometimes we all get dusty by a few mundane and tiring affairs—and merely need a gentle soul wash to see, and get deeply entangled with, the fervors of life again. - Pawan Mishra
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; to severe, seldom executed. - Benjamin Franklin
Do not go gentle into that good night. - Dylan Thomas
Be gentle with othersFor many hurt though you see it notSome wounds are invisible yet deepKhoiSan Book of Wisdom - rassool jibraeel snyman
Gentle Jesus, meek and mild' is a snivelling modern invention, with no warrant in the gospels. - George Bernard Shaw
Culture makes all men gentle. - Menander
Be gentle and learn how to suffer. When one suffers patiently, one suffers less. - Anatole France
We are all doomed to seek our own happiness; we can't help ourselves. We are all, the cruel and the gentle alike, condemned to seeking that happiness in the dark. We use our need as the blind use a walking stick, to determine the safety of every forward step. - Jesse Browner
The sound was like a gentle breeze of joy on a warm summer day. It wrapped around his senses and his heart. That was the moment, and he knew he’d be telling her about it fifty years from now when she asked him when it was that he knew that he loved her. - Grace Willows
Failure Is Not Permanent, So Is The Success. So, Don't Look Down Upon People Who Are Failed While You're Succeeded. Table Can Turn Anytime. Be Gentle To Every Creation, It Ain't Cost A Thing.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
Midnight sail and moonlight. I remember sunset, and gentle breeze. Leaving the city lights behind, and gazing at the moon. Mountains of clouds. Waves slapping our boat. It was easy to forget that love has no direction, or need for compass. Let it guide you to its destination. ~ , 2016 - Fidelis O Mkparu
Don't judge the gentle; their gentleness is stronger than your fears and angers. Don't judge those who have lost their gentleness; you haven't lived their lives. In all people, hope for the gentleness to return and see gentleness for the beauty that it is. - C. JoyBell C.
I didn't want to come off arrogant or conceited, or basically how I've been acting the past year, year and a half ... although what's happened in the past has happened, I just want to ... be kind and loving and gentle and soft. - Justin Bieber
Through patience a ruler can be persuaded, and a gentle tongue can break a bone.
When someone is giving you their theology, their God words, you should listen hard and be very gentle. The time to deliver your God words is when you are asked. - Gordon Atkinson
In the sky, far above - Where my words - Written in the Clouds; I've borrowed from the sun, A gentle smile. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
How to care for intimate apparel? Treat your bras like you’d want a partner to handle your breasts: with kindness and a gentle touch. - Elisabeth Dale
Be gentle, kind and loving to yourself. - Debasish Mridha
It seems that I have been held in some dreaming stateA tourist in the waking world world, never quite awake.No kiss, no gentle word could wake me from this slumber,Until I realised that it was you who held me under. - Florence + the Machine
Once more, my harp! once more, although I thoughtNever to wake thy silent strings again,A wandering dream thy gentle chords have wrought,And my sad heart, which long hath dwelt in pain,Soars, like a wild bird from a cypress bough,Into the poet's Heaven, and leaves dull grief below - Caroline Norton
While you'll feel compelled to charge forward it's often a gentle step back that will reveal to you where you and what you truly seek. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Love is free, but priceless.Wisdom is precious, but costless.Faith is gentle, but fearless.Joy is scarce, but limitless.Truth is simple, but matchless. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When you secretly love someone it makes you an amazingly gentle and loving human being. - Prassant Kevin
To create an inner peace of mind, be humble, gentle, harmonious, and kind. - Debasish Mridha
Peace is a blue skyWith gentle and kind breezeFilled with love and joyWhich we can dwell and share. - Debasish Mridha
By faithful study of the nobler arts, our nature's softened, and more gentle grows. - Ovid
The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry. - Ernest Hemingway
The opposite of the religious fanatic is not the fanatical atheist but the gentle cynic who cares not whether there is a god or not. - Eric Hoffer
Why we are gentlemen if life is not gentle with us? - M.F. Moonzajer
No one ever made more trouble than gentle Jesus meek and mild. - James Gillis
she will change the world someday, her cure of love in a world gone mad; is the gentle kind of touch that will teach women to grow and men to rise. - Nikki Rowe
Adjusting to life’s changes may be difficult and something you may not be looking forward to experiencing. Be gentle with yourself and you will find clarity on all levels of encouragement in places and by people you least expect. Remember as it has been said before: This too shall pass! - Steven Cuoco
I choose gentleness... Nothing is won by force. I choose to be gentle. If I raise my voice may it be only in praise. If I clench my fist, may it be only in prayer. If I make a demand, may it be only of myself. - Max Lucado
Be gentle and humble in heart. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Be soft, don't let the world make you hard. Be gentle, don't let the people make you difficult. Be kind, don't let the realities of life steal your sweetness and make you heartless. - Nurudeen Ushawu
Nothing is so strong as gentleness. Nothing is so gentle as real strength. - Ralph W. Sockman
It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are, the more gentle and quiet we become toward the defects of others. - Francois de Fenelon
Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots. - Frank A. Clark
whatever you dobe gentle with yourself.you don’t just livein this worldor your homeor your skin.you also livein someone’s eyes. - Sanober Khan
A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another. - Mao Tse-tung
Children are gentle and heed. Adults are tough and seize. Wise men and women have the strength and flexibility to do what's right. - Stefan Emunds
Gentle With Them Thar Spurs'—a sequel to 'Riders of the Purple Sau-Sage.' Spurs was the feminist novel of its day…which was Tuesday." —Bats 2015 - Fred Barnett
How many men do you personally know whom you would typically classify as Kind, Gentle and Loving...I'm guessing the list is not very long. Now think of the women whose lives are characterized by those same virtues. I'm going to go with, that list is probably much longer. - Dennis James
She is the ocean, gentle, smooth and calm on the surface…I am the fooling diver, braving her deep, dark, dangerous depth… - Dinesh Kumar Biran
Do thou restrain the haughty spirit in thy breast, for better far is gentle courtesy. - Homer
Being poor in the Spirit means you are humble, gentle, meek, God-fearing,kind and exhibit the fruits of the Spirit but being Spiritually poor is lacking in every thing that pertains to life and godliness. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Where there is a blanket of hate, uplift it with the strong arms of love. If there is pain, heal it with your kind words and gentle touch. In the face of anger, stay so calm and unfazed that anger leaves the room. - Pooja Ruprell
Close friends are truly life's treasures. Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves. With gentle honesty, they are there to guide and support us, to share our laughter and our tears. Their presence reminds us that we are never really alone. - Vincent Van Gogh
When boys unite hearts with all souls and creatures they become gentle men.When girls unite hearts with all souls and creatures they become gentle women.When humanity unites with the heart of the ONE, an era of peace and love shall return to earth. - Molly Friedenfeld
Never be a cynic, even a gentle one. Never help out a sneer, even at the devil. - Vachel Lindsay
No matter what happens in your life, keep an open heart and mind with a gentle smile. It's the true beauty of the heart. - Imania Margria
Tall and thin, Mademoiselle Baptistine was a pale and gentle person. She was the incarnation of the word 'respectable,' whereas to be 'venerable,' a woman should lso be a mother. - Victor Hugo
His life was gentle, and the elements so mix'd in him that Nature might stand up and say to all the world 'This was a man!' - William Shakespeare
I urge you to be teachers so that you can join with children as the co-collaborators in a plot to build a little place of ecstasy and poetry and gentle joy - Jonathan Kozol
His life was gentle; and the elements So mixed in him, that Nature might stand up, And say to all the world, THIS WAS A MAN! - William Shakespeare
When many voices are speaking at once, listen to the one most quiet and gentle. That’s the one worth listening to. ~ Miranda* ~ - Miranda Linda Weisz
The smell of the ocean, southern breeze, blue sky, and the gentle sound of dancing waves make me sing the song of love. - Debasish Mridha
The damps of autumn sink into the leaves and prepare them for the necessity of their fall; and thus insensibly are we, as years close around us, detached from our tenacity of life by the gentle pressure of recorded sorrow. - Walter Savage Landor
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