Quotes by gentleness
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English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
Let your enemies be disarmed by the gentleness of your manner, but at the same time let them feel, the steadiness of your resentment.
French playwright 1606-1684
Force is legitimate where gentleness avails not.
Scottish minister of religion, author and rhetorician 1718-1800
Gentleness corrects whatever is offensive in our manner.
Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
Gentleness is the antidote for cruelty.Source: Phaedrus
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
It is only persons of firmness that can have real gentleness. Those who appear gentle are, in general, only a weak character, which easily changes into asperity.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
Many of the phenomena of Winter are suggestive of an inexpressible tenderness and fragile delicacy. We are accustomed to hear this king described as a rude and boisterous tyrant; but with the gentleness of a lover he adorns the tresses of Summer.
There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness.
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