Quotation Explorer - 'Gentleness'

Joy cannot be pursued. It comes from within. It is a state of being. It does not depend on circumstances, but triumphs over circumstances. It produces a gentleness of spirit and a magnetic personality. - Billy Graham
...But all that power has culminated in gentleness. It is as if that is the point of power: to allow one to access the higher registers of gentleness. - George Saunders
Ah, so that must have been her mystery: she had discovered a trail into the forest. Surely that was where she went during her absences. Returning with her eyes filled with gentleness & ignorance, eyes made whole. An ignorance so vast that inside it all the world's wisdom could be contained & lost. - Clarice Lispector
The heart of Christ is not only the heart of a man but has in it also the tenderness and gentleness of a woman. Jesus was not a man in the rigid sense of manhood as distinct from womanhood, but, as the Son of Man, the complete Head of Humanity. - A.B. Simpson
The nearer persons come to each other, the greater is the room and the more are the occasions for courtesy; but just in proportion to their approach the gentleness of most men diminishes. - George MacDonald
True gentleness is founded on a sense of what we owe to him who made us and to the common nature which we all share. It arises from reflection on our own failings and wants, and from just views of the condition and duty of man. It is native feeling heightened and improved by principle. - Hugh Blair
I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong. - Leo Rosten
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such things, there is no law.
Priceless virtues are love, peace, joy, kindness, gentleness, goodness, long-suffering, patience faithfulness and self-control. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Gentleness is strength under control. It is the ability to stay calm, no matter what happens. - Elizabeth George
A Christian reveals true humility by showing the gentleness of Christ, by being always ready to help others, by speaking kind words and performing unselfish acts, which elevate and ennoble the most sacred message that has come to the world. - Ellen G. White
We don’t have the right to forgive people; it is not only about our kindness or gentleness, it is about keeping the justice stable. - M.F. Moonzajer
Nothing is so strong as gentleness. Nothing is so gentle as real strength. - Ralph W. Sockman
When you encounter difficulties and contradictions, do not try to break them, but bend them with gentleness and time. - Saint Francis de Sales
There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness. - Han Suyin
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.
True strength lies in gentleness. - Irish Proverb
I do not blame himfor not knowing the gentleness of my soul.When I only showed him,how violently I loved. - Saiber
But sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence. 1 Peter 3:15 - Anonymous
It'll be all right." Julia's gentleness makes it worse. "In the end, Jace.""It doesn't feel very all right.""That's because it's not the end. - David Mitchell
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
suffering breaks us until there’s nothing left but gentleness - John Geddes
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. - Galatians 5:22-23
Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong. - Leo Buscaglia
Nothing is so strong as gentleness. Nothing so gentle as real strength. - Saint Francis de Sales
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