gentleness Quotes

12 of the best book quotes about gentleness
  1. #1
    “In school, we learned about the world before ours, about the angels and gods that lived in the sky, ruling the earth with kind and loving hands. Some say those are just stories, but I don’t believe that.
    The gods rule us still. They have come down from the stars. And they are no longer kind.”
  2. #2
    “But then, she had always admired them, their strength and compassion. She had always wondered how they could love and care for white children and nurse old white men and women with such gentleness and care. She didn’t think she could have.”
  3. #3
    “I hope you will grow up gentle and good, and never learn bad ways; do your work with a good will, lift your feet up well when you trot, and never bite or kick even in play.”
  4. #4
    “Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself. ”
  5. #5
    “He was a true, a perfect gentle-knight.”
  6. #6
    “About a fair and gentle knight
    In battle, tournament and fight,
    Sir Topaz was his name.”
  1. #7
    “I remembered suddenly the way he used to talk to his mother. If he couldn’t get what he wanted from her gently, he stopped being gentle. Why not? She always forgave him. ”
  2. #8
    “There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man.”
  3. #9
    “Since every Jack became a gentleman
    There’s many a gentle person made a Jack.”
  4. #10
    “These people were so hungry for love that they were accepting substitutes. They were embracing material things and expecting a sort of hug back. But it never works. You can’t substitute material things for love or for gentleness or for tenderness or for a sense of comradeship.”
  5. #11
    “We are gentle and we are severe with one another, for we know both God’s kindness and God’s severity.”
  6. #12
    “Honest but gentle communication from the beginning is key.”

Books by Geoffrey Chaucer

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Geoffrey Chaucer, Barbara Cooney
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