Yet, it had been Dimitri’s gentleness and thoughtfulness mixed with that deadliness that made him so wonderful. The same hands that wielded stakes with such precision would carefully brush the hair out of my face....
Your body will heal itself, through gentle and peaceful cooperation with the inherent wisdom and intelligence within.
The process of breaking down fear was always my greatest challenge and it was made easier by the careful work and gentle voices of my female workers.
As we come to grips with our own selfishness and stupidity, we make friends with the impostor and accept that we are impoverished and broken and realize that, if we were not, we would be...
The narrator analyzes that the maturing, passing away boy within him, “had issued me a challenge as he passed the baton to the man in me: He had challenged me to have the courage to...
Gentleness is strength under control. It is the ability to stay calm, no matter what happens.
whatever you dobe gentle with yourself.you don’t just livein this worldor your homeor your skin.you also livein someone’s eyes.
The most effective form of creation is an act of cooperation, not force.
I choose gentleness… Nothing is won by force. I choose to be gentle. If I raise my voice may it be only in praise. If I clench my fist, may it be only in prayer....
The thing about learning how to fight is that— some of us are not born with that desire. They say some are born fighters; but they don’t usually point out that others just aren’t. Some...
—C. JoyBell C.
winning the world.” His whole approach could easily be described as nonthreatening or nonmanipulative. He seemed to lead with weakness in each step of life. He had nothing in the world and everything in God...
may my touchalways…be tenderas i would strokemother’s cheekswhen she cried.
There are graceful ways of accessing your purpose and success, with time, invitation, gentleness, cooperation and surrender.
You can’t substitute material things for love or for gentleness or for tenderness or for a sense of comradeship. Money is not a substitute for tenderness, and power is not a substitute for tenderness.
Don’t judge the gentle; their gentleness is stronger than your fears and angers. Don’t judge those who have lost their gentleness; you haven’t lived their lives. In all people, hope for the gentleness to return...
If a violent person wishes to attack us, let us send him a gentle phrase as this will defuse his violence.
May our lives and gentle spirit be evident to all that we are members of God’s family.
—Lailah Gifty Akita
Part of him wanted to weep… but his purpose was rigid within him. He felt he could not bend to gentleness without breaking.
—Stephen R. Donaldson
As the aperture of your heart opens to love you will receive more of the light of compassion, acceptance, gentleness, grace and understanding.
[I]f we revert to history, we shall find that the women who have distinguished themselves have neither been the most beautiful nor the most gentle of their sex.
For certain he hath seen all perfectnessFor certain he hath seen all perfectness. Who among other ladies hath seen mine: They that go with her humbly should combine To thank their God for such peculiar...
I’m nineteen tree rings and mashed acorns stop up my veins when I can’t clot. Oh god, you beautiful person, I’ll let you lick the salt off of my tattoos as if they were wounds,...
We don’t have the right to forgive people; it is not only about our kindness or gentleness, it is about keeping the justice stable.
Sensitive people are the most genuine and honest people you will ever meet. There is nothing they won’t tell you about themselves if they trust your kindness. However, the moment you betray them, reject them...
—Shannon L. Alder
The master tools of success are invitation, patience, time, gentleness, cooperation and surrender.
We need to learn to dance more softly.
Kindness is like a warm blanket of snow, softly covering and gently touching the heart.
That’s my wish for our community, as it were, that during this very confusing and amazing time, we be gentle with ourselves, and with each other.
Love is often gentle, desire always a rage.
Tough love and brutal truth from strangers are far more valuable than Band-Aids and half-truths from invested friends, who don’t want to see you suffer any more than you have.
When you focus on want, you become an endless cycle of wants. To get, simply release, and then gently invite.
She held the book in her hands, feeling a sense of awe, and lightly ran a finger over its cover as if it contained sacred writings.
Women show men beauty in things beyond their ambitions. Women tell men to stop and smell the roses.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness. Nothing is so gentle as real strength.
I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong.
A man of worth is a man that sees the worth in others more than himself.
To get, simply release, and then gently invite.
Trust was accumulated quickly, due primarily to the brute strength of the man’s gentleness, his thereness. (p.36)
A man of God has many brothers. He is a wounded soldier – he is familiar with the pain one feels in his heart, as a close and loving brother, when a brother falls victim...
A wise mother knows: It is her state of consciousness that matters. Her gentleness and clarity command respect. Her love creates security.
He is a unicorn. I want to gently capture him and bring him back to my lab for research.
He’d wanted to – he didn’t know. Break bottles. Break windows, crash cars. Burn down the world. Find solace at the bottom of countless more bottles of wine, this time consumed in solitude. In the...
One tended to lose one’s bearings in the presence of willful and persistent acts of craziness, and the more gentle the act, the crazier it seemed, as if rage and violence, being closer to the...
Tender,” she said again. “Tender is kind and gentle. It’s also sore, like the skin around an injury.
…with you, I find peace from pain – You are gentle and healing like the landscape—like rain…
On the inside, the copycats of the ruffians are more delicate than the copycats of prudes.
Nature’s stern discipline enjoins mutual help at least as often as warfare. The fittest may also be the gentlest.
Gentle walking is completely transformative for the body and mind.
Humility of the soul; divine.
It’s the hard things that break; soft things don’t break. It was an epiphany I had today and I just wonder why it took me so very, very long to see it! You can waste...
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