Tender Related Quotes



The tender friendships one gives up, on parting, leave their bite on the heart, but also a curious feeling of a treasure somewhere buried.

Antoine De Saint-exupery


He despised his body for its boring hungers, reflex anger; its petty, obliterating rage. But now he'd become detached. He regarded his body with a tender regret. It was the thing his spirit had to haul.

Louise Erdrich


Thus is man made equal to every event. He can face danger for the right. A poor, tender, painful body, he can run into flame or bullets or pestilence, with duty for his guide.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


Tender words we spoke to one another are sealed in the secret vaults of heaven. One day like rain, they will fall to earth and grow green all over the world.

Rumi


I have always liked the phrase "nursing a grudge " because many people are tender of their resentments as of the thing nearest their hearts.

Marilynne Robinson


There is no contending with necessity, and we should be very tender how we censure those that submit to it. It is one thing to be at liberty to do what we will, and another thing to be tied up to do what we must.

Roger L'estrange


Mismatches destroy us all, even the most tender ones, and most never have the courage to break someone else's heart to follow their own.

Amy Guth


How anyone, in view of the protracted sufferings of the race, can invest the laws of the universe with a tender loving fatherly intelligence, watching, guiding and protecting humanity, is to me amazing.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton


“Be tender towards the fault of others, be strict towards your own.”

H. H. Swami Tejomayananda


Tucker strokes my hair. There's something so tender about the gesture. It might as well have been him whispering I love you.

Cynthia Hand