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  • Dylan Thomas
    Dylan Thomas
    English poet 1914-1953
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    Do not go gentle into the good night. Old age should burn and rage at close of day.
  • Jimmy Carter
    Jimmy Carter
    American statesman, 39e President 1924-
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    A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others. It's a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and other signs of insecurity.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
  • Thomas Traherne
    Thomas Traherne
    British Clergyman, Poet, Mystic 1636-1674
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    I will not by the noise of bloody wars and the dethroning of kings advance you to glory: but by the gentle ways of peace and love.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.
  • Charles Lamb
    Charles Lamb
    English essayist 1775-1834
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    Asparagus inspires gentle thoughts.
  • Jean Genet
    Jean Genet
    French Playwright, Novelist 1910-1986
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    A great wind swept over the ghetto, carrying away shame, invisibility and four centuries of humiliation. But when the wind dropped people saw it had been only a little breeze, friendly, almost gentle.
  • Mao Tse-Tung
    Mao Tse-Tung
    Chinese politician 1893-1976
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    A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
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    A slight daily unconscious luxury is hardly ever wanting to the dwellers in civilization; like the gentle air of a genial climate, it is a perpetual minute enjoyment.
  • Dorothy Parker
    Dorothy Parker
    American humoristic writer 1893-1967
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    All those writers who write about their childhood! Gentle God, if I wrote about mine you wouldn't sit in the same room with me.
  • Queen Elizabeth I
    Queen Elizabeth I
    Queen of England and Ireland 1533-1603
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    Although I may not be a lioness, I am a lion's cub, and inherit many of his qualities; and as long as the King of France treats me gently he will find me as gentle and tractable as he can desire; but if he be rough, I shall take the trouble to be just as troublesome and offensive to him as I can.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    An able man shows his spirit by gentle words and resolute actions.
  • St. Teresa of Avila
    St. Teresa of Avila
    Spanish saint, mysticist 1515-1582
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    Be gentle to all, and stern with yourself.
  • Juvenal
    Juvenal
    Roman poet about 1st century AD
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    Be gentle with the young.
  • Amy Carmichael
    Amy Carmichael
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    Blessed are the single-hearted, for they shall enjoy much peace. If you refuse to be hurried and pressed, if you stay your soul on God, nothing can keep you from that clearness of spirit which is life and peace. In that stillness you will know what His will is.
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