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Tenderness Quotes

We hope you find inspiration in these Tenderness Quotes from our large collection of quotes.

Do you know what it means to come home at night to
a woman who'll give you a little love,
a little affection, a little tenderness? It means you're in the wrong house,
that's what it means.
- Henny Youngman

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A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
- Victor Hugo

When will our consciences grow so tender
that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
- Eleanor Roosevelt

How far you go in life depends on you being
tender with the young,
compassionate with the aged,
sympathetic with the striving
and tolerant of the weak and the strong.
Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
- George Washington Carver

 

In all my ways of seeing - may I use new glasses,
a telescope and a microscope.
And may I always allow myself to see a circumstance
through the tender hearts of my friends.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Friends share our pain and touch our wounds
with a gentle and tender hand.
- Henri Nouwen

Could we see when and where we are to meet again,
we would be more tender when we bid our friends goodbye.
- Ouida

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Motherhood is at its best when the tender chords of
sympathy have been touched.
- Paul Harris

When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our
lives means the most to us,
we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice,
solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our
pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.
- Henri Nouwen

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess,
and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
- Josh Billings

Love is an act of endless forgiveness,
a tender look which becomes a habit.
- Peter Ustinov

This is what the Lord asks of you: only this,
to act justly, to love tenderly,
and to walk humbly with your God.
- Micah 6:8

A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the
species of woman in whose company he finds himself
electrified and enkindled,
but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy.
- George Jean Nathan

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
- St Francis of Assisi

I am the lord of myself, accountable to none.
- Benjamin Franklin

Be the chief but never the lord.
- Lao Tzu

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
- Thomas Jefferson
(also attributed to Benjamin Franklin and Lord Chesterfield)

O! beware, my lord, of jealousy;
It is the green-eyed monster which
doth mock the meat it feeds on.
- William Shakespeare

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace,
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
...
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned.
- attributed to St. Francis of Assisi

Good humor is the health of the soul,
sadness is its poison.
- Lord Chesterfield

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted,
every hill and mountain shall be made low,
the rough places will be made straight
and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
and all flesh shall see it together.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Lord, grant comfort, joy and health
to those I call friend,
to those I call enemy,
and to those I have cursed by my indifference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

'Tis strange - but true;
for truth is always strange;
Stranger than fiction.
- Lord Byron

Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection,
not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.
- Martin Luther

Sweetest Lord, make me appreciative
of the dignity of my high vocation,
and its many responsibilities.
Never permit me to disgrace it by giving way
to coldness, unkindness, or impatience.
- Mother Teresa

If you would convince others,
seem open to conviction yourself.
- Lord Chesterfield

Then came Peter to him, and said,
Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me,
and I forgive him? till seven times?
Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee,
Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.
- Matthew 18:21-22

The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer;
my God, my strength, in whom I will trust.
- Psalm 18:2

Common looking people are the best in the world:
that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
- Abraham Lincoln

Prayer:
Lord God, Holy Spirit, Giver of All Light,
Bless and Keep All Those of This World.
Grant Us Your Peace, Your Light, Your Love.
Grant Us Complete Renewal of Body, Mind and Spirit -
Continual Rebirth in Newness of Life.
Let Your Light Shine Upon Us and Be Gracious to Us.
Grant to Each and Every One of Us:
Health, Comfort, Joy, Peace Within Ourselves,
Peace Within Our Families, Peace Within Our Communities,
and Peace among All those This World.
Grant That I May Be an Instrument of Thy Peace.
Grant That I May Radiate Thy Peace, Thy Light, Thy Love,
Thy Healing, Thy Comfort, Thy Joy,
to All Those Around Me and All Those in My Thoughts
This Day and Ever More. AMEN.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Brief is life but love is long.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Lord, where we are wrong,
make us willing to change;
where we are right,
make us easy to live with.
- Peter Marshall

I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God,
visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children
to the third and fourth generations.
- Exodus 20:5

The Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace,
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
where there is sadness, joy.
O Divine Master,
grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
- although attributed to St. Francis of Assisi,
this prayer first appeared (written in French) in 1912

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way
so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
- Emo Philips

People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

You may think the president is all-powerful,
but he is not.
He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord.
- Barbara Bush

I shall be an autocrat, that's my trade;
and the good Lord will forgive me,
that's his.
- Catherine the Great

Put your trust in the Lord and go ahead.
Worry gets you no place.
- Roy Acuff

I'm trusting in the Lord and a good lawyer.
- Oliver North

Friendship is Love without his wings.
- Lord Byron

Our Father and Our God, unto thee, O Lord we lift our souls.
- William Pennington

All experience is an arch wherethrough gleams that
untravelled world whose margin fades for ever and for ever when I move.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Regularity in the hours of rising and retiring,
perseverance in exercise, adaptation of dress to the variations of climate,
simple and nutritious aliment, and temperance in all
things are necessary branches of the regimen of health.
- Lord Chesterfield

Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
- Lord Acton

I have great hopes that we shall love each other all
our lives as much as if we had never married at all.
- Lord Byron

Who is wise in love, love most, say least.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it -
thou art a fool.
- Lord Chesterfield

Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.
- Lord Byron

The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern:
every class is unfit to govern.
- Lord Acton

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

If the laws could speak for themselves,
they would complain of the lawyers in the first place.
- Lord Halifax

Ring out the old, ring in the new,
Ring, happy bells, across the snow:
The year is going, let him go;
Ring out the false, ring in the true.
- Alfred, Lord Tennyson

'Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
- Lord Byron

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description;
one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
- Lord Chesterfield

I'm not a driven businessman, but a driven artist.
I never think about money.
Beautiful things make money.
- Lord Acton

If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome;
if you believe the theologians,
nothing is innocent; if you believe the military,
nothing is safe.
- Lord Salisbury

Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control;
these three alone lead one to sovereign power.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Into the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.
- Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every decision you make - every decision -
is not a decision about what to do.
It's a decision about Who You Are.
When you see this, when you understand it, everything changes.
You begin to see life in a new way.
All events, occurrences, and situations
turn into opportunities to do what you came here to do.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Every decision you make ...
is a decision about Who You Are.
- Neale Donald Walsch

The most central ingredient in the recipe
for living Simply An Inspired Life
is to Make Joyful CHOICES.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Inner peace is a choice -
make that choice today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our opportunity is always to make the choice for Joy.
To see the world with new eyes - open eyes - loving eyes.
To choose compassion and understanding -
for ourselves, our family, our friends,
our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard


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