A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
Tenderness is a virtue.
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.
When death, the great reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent of, but our severity.
The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by tenderness of the best hearts.
When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become.
We win by tenderness. We conquer by forgiveness.
Tenderness is the rest of passion.
Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting.
Try a little tenderness.
A man always remembers his first love with special tenderness, but after that he begins to bunch them.
There is an organic affinity between joyousness and tenderness.
What distinguishes a great artist from a weak one is first their sensibility and tenderness; second, their imagination, and third, their industry.
There is an organic affinity between joyousness and tenderness, and their companionship in the saintly life need in no way occasion surprise.
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return.
Tenderness is the infancy of love.
True love grows by sacrifice and the more thoroughly the soul rejects natural satisfaction the stronger and more detached its tenderness becomes.