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It requires more strength to be gentle, so it's the everyday encounters of life that I think we've prepared children for and prepared them to be good to other people and to consider other people.
All the laws and legislation in the world will never heal this world like the loving hearts and arms of mothers and fathers. If every child could drift to sleep feeling wrapped in the love of their family - and God's love - this world would be a far more gentle and better place.
The sound of 'gentle stillness' after all the thunder and wind have passed will the ultimate Word from God.
But a true diva has dismissed that drama. A true diva's heart is open, and she's ready to play by her own rules - rules that are gentle and kind.
Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
The Haitian people are gentle and lovable except for their enormous and unconscious cruelty.
Zora Neale Hurston
From such a gentle thing, from such a fountain of all delight, my every pain is born.
War is cruelty, and none can make it gentle.
There is great force hidden in a gentle command.
Asparagus inspires gentle thoughts.
Throw away thy rod, throw away thy wrath; O my God, take the gentle path.
Let there be nothing within thee that is not very beautiful and very gentle, and there will be nothing without thee that is not beautiful and softened by the spell of thy presence.
Flirting is the gentle art of making a man feel pleased with himself.
I'm surrounded by it. I have so many lovely people around me who are supportive, gentle, kind and considerate. I'm so grateful for every day that I'm on the planet and that continues to be so.
No man or woman of the humblest sort can really be strong, gentle and good, without the world being better for it, without somebody being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness.
It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.
Daddy was real gentle with kids. That's why I expected so much out of marriage, figuring that all men should be steady and pleasant.
Nobody gets a nervous breakdown or a heart attack from selling kerosene to gentle country folk from the back of a tanker in Somerset.
I would rather the man who presents something for my consideration subject me to a zephyr of truth and a gentle breeze of responsibility rather than blow me down with a curtain of hot wind.
I loved Robert Altman, so gentle yet naughty! And Julian Fellowes writes so beautifully.
Culture makes all men gentle.
The more settled I've become, the more problematic my characters have become. There was a period when I wrote sensitive and gentle songs and these came at a time when life was at its most destructive. I think you write about what you need, on some level.
My lasting impression of Truman Capote is that he was a terribly gentle, terribly sensitive, and terribly sad man.
A woman is gentle, soft, delicate, and a man's position is to protect her, help her up stairs, make sure she's in the car safely first. Take good care of your woman, and the sky's the limit!
Taraji P. Henson
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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