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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.
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
A man always remembers his first love with special tenderness, but after that he begins to bunch them.
H. L. Mencken
There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
There is an organic affinity between joyousness and tenderness, and their companionship in the saintly life need in no way occasion surprise.
Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness for their reputation.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
When death, the great reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent of, but our severity.
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return.
It is justice and respect that I want the world to dust off and put - without delay, and with tenderness - back on the head of the Palestinian child. It will be imperfect justice and respect because the injustice and disrespect have been so severe. But I believe we are right to try.
I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tenderness, which is inflamed by a single female, which prefers her to the rest of her sex, and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being.
What distinguishes a great artist from a weak one is first their sensibility and tenderness; second, their imagination, and third, their industry.
Some of our most exquisite murders have been domestic, performed with tenderness in simple, homey places like the kitchen table.
When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become.
I have understood that the most important things are tenderness and kindness. I can't do without them.
We win by tenderness. We conquer by forgiveness.
Frederick William Robertson
My dad's a beautiful man, but like a lot of Mexican men, or men in general, a lot of men have a problem with the balance of masculinity and femininity - intuition and compassion and tenderness - and get overboard with the macho thing. It took him a while to become more, I would say, conscious, evolved.
Remember those black-and-white films with Frank Sinatra? Those guys looked like men and they were only 27! Listen to Otis Redding singing 'Try A Little Tenderness'. That was a man who understood what a man has to know in the world. Show me a real man now! Where are they?
Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures; none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them; and, in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures.
Thomas de Quincey
The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by the tenderness of the best hearts.
I want affection and tenderness desperately, but there's something in me that prevents me from handing it out.
Tenderness is a virtue.
I couldn't have foreseen all the good things that have followed my mother's death. The renewed energy, the surprising sweetness of grief. The tenderness I feel for strangers on walkers. The deeper love I have for my siblings and friends. The desire to play the mandolin. The gift of a visitation.
Care is a state in which something does matter; it is the source of human tenderness.
Not every song has to be about love and tenderness, sometimes you have those strictly physical feelings for somebody and it's okay to have those feelings.
If we're talking about masculinity and tenderness, I don't look at Clinton.
The silent film has a lot of meanings. The first part of the film is comic. It represents the burlesque feel of those silent films. But I think that the second part of the film is full of tenderness and emotion.
There are moments when the body is as numinous as words, days that are the good flesh continuing. Such tenderness, those afternoons and evenings, saying blackberry, blackberry, blackberry.
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