I have become so great as I am because I have won men's hearts by gentleness and kindliness.— Saladin
Scandalous Gentleness quotations
Hope is willing to leave unanswered questions unanswered and unknown futures unknown. Hope makes you see God's guiding hand not only in the gentle and pleasant moments but also in the shadows of disappointment and darkness.
A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.
Last night I begged the Wise One to tell me the secret of the world.
Gently, gently, he whispered, "Be quiet, the secret cannot be spoken, It is wrapped in silence."
What matters is not your outward appearance.
. . but your inner disposition. Cultivate inner beauty, the gentle gracious kind that God delights in.
Lord, grant that anger or other bitterness does not reign over us, but that your grace, genuine kindness, loyalty, and every kind of friendliness, generosity, and gentleness may reign in us. Amen
If you aim for only wealth, beauty, fame, & power, you aim too low.
Humility, gentleness, gratitude, & service is aiming high.
Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. To these I commit my day.
It has been women who have breathed gentleness and care into the hard progress of humankind.
Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. To these I commit my day. If I succeed, I will give thanks. If I fail, I will seek his grace. And then, when this day is done, I will place my head on my pillow and rest.
My dear young fellow,' the Old-Green-Grasshopper said gently, 'there are a whole lot of things in this world of ours you haven't started wondering about yet.
Strange that so much suffering is caused because of the misunderstandings of God's true nature. God's heart is more gentle than the Virgin's first kiss upon the Christ. And God's forgiveness to all, to any thought or act, is more certain than our own being.
Our greatest strength lies in the gentleness and tenderness of our heart.
I believe that order is better than chaos, creation better than destruction.
I prefer gentleness to violence, forgiveness to vendetta. On the whole I think knowledge is preferable to ignorance, and I am sure human sympathy is more valuable than ideology.
I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong.
Close friends are truly life's treasures.
Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves. With gentle honesty, they are there to guide and support us, to share our laughter and our tears. Their presence reminds us that we are never really alone.
Aurora hail, and all the thousand dies, Which deck thy progress through the vaulted skies: The morn awakes, and wide extends her rays, On ev'ry leaf the gentle zephyr plays; Harmonious lays the feather'd race resume, Dart the bright eye, and shake the painted plume.
Joy is love exalted; peace is love in response; long-suffering is love enduring; gentleness is love in society; goodness is love in action; faith is love on the battlefield; meekness is love in tough situations; and temperance is love in training.
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.
A Christian reveals true humility by showing the gentleness of Christ, by being always ready to help others, by speaking kind words and performing unselfish acts, which elevate and ennoble the most sacred message that has come to our world.
I think lifes a bit of what you make it and a little smidgen of you being the jellyfish, and the tides just gently helping you along.
A KEY TO BEGIN FORGIVING: Become soft and tender with the person.
The first step is to become soft in your mind and spirit. Lower your voice and relax your facial expressions. This reflects honor and humility; and as Proverbs 15:1 suggests, "A gentle answer turns away anger."
Now may the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the eternal high priest himself, the Son of God Jesus Christ, build you up in faith and truth and in all gentleness and in all freedom from anger and forbearance and steadfastness and patient endurance and purity.
We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.
Be gentle with your words - you can't take them back.
Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.
Nothing is stronger than gentleness.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.
Be careful to be gentle, lest in removing the rust, you break the whole instrument.
More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness.
When we teach our children to be good, to be gentle, to be forgiving (all these are attributes of God), to be generous, to love their follow men, to regard this present age as nothing, we instill virtue in their souls, and reveal the image of God within them.
Love comforteth like sunshine after rain, But Lust's effect is tempest after sun; Love's gentle spring doth always fresh remain, Lust's winter comes ere summer half be done; Love surfeits not, Lust like a glutton dies; Love is all truth, Lust full of forged lies.
Do not go gently into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light.
If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care.
The highest ideal of cure is the speedy, gentle, and enduring restoration of health by the most trustworthy and least harmful way.