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English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
Our friends don't see our faults, or conceal them, or soften them.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-1824
As long as I retain my feeling and my passion for Nature, I can partly soften or subdue my other passions and resist or endure those of others.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
Give us grace and strength to forbear and to persevere. Give us courage and gaiety and the quiet mind, spare to us our friends, soften to us our enemies.
American socialite and style icon 1915-1978
In all things preserve integrity; and the consciousness of thine own uprightness will alleviate the toil of business, soften the hardness of ill-success and disappointments, and give thee an humble confidence before God, when the ingratitude of man, or the iniquity of the times may rob thee of other rewards.
American philosopher 1842-1910
It is well for the world that in most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has set like plaster, and will never soften again.
American writer 1783-1859
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
British Dramatist 1670-1729
Music has charms to soothe the savage beast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
American psychologist 1902-1987
One of the most satisfying experiences I know is fully to appreciate an individual in the same way I appreciate a sunset. When I look at a sunset... I don't find myself saying, 'Soften the orange a little more on the right hand corner, and put a bit more purple along the base, and use a little more pink in the cloud color...' I don't try to control a sunset. I watch it with awe as it unfolds.
British Unitarian minister and writer 1809-1882
People creep into childhood, bound into youth, sober in adulthood, and soften into old age.
Bryant H. McGill
American journalist and author 1969-
The best way to win against the intolerable is to tolerate them, for this they have seldom dealt with. Your indulgence may soften their malice and open their eyes to more honorable ways.
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
There are many kinds of smiles, each having a distinct character. Some announce goodness and sweetness, others betray sarcasm, bitterness and pride; some soften the countenance by their languishing tenderness, others brighten by their spiritual vivacity.
American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.
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