Quotes by gentle
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English poet 1914-1953
Do not go gentle into the good night. Old age should burn and rage at close of day.
American statesman, 39e President 1924-
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.
English poet 1688-1744
Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
British Clergyman, Poet, Mystic 1636-1674
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.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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.
English essayist 1775-1834
Asparagus inspires gentle thoughts.
French Playwright, Novelist 1910-1986
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.
Chinese politician 1893-1976
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.
English economist 1826-1877
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.
American humoristic writer 1893-1967
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 of England and Ireland 1533-1603
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.
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
An able man shows his spirit by gentle words and resolute actions.
St. Teresa of Avila
Spanish saint, mysticist 1515-1582
Be gentle to all, and stern with yourself.
Roman poet about 1st century AD
Be gentle with the young.
Lydia M. Child
American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!
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