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Soften Quotes

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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.
- Bill Cosby

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Love is never lost. If not reciprocated,
it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
- Washington Irving

Music has charms to sooth a savage breast,
to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
- William Congreve

Pray for your mate.
Ask God to soften your heart and show you ways to be a better spouse.
- Willie Aames

 

Constructive criticism is about finding something good
and positive to soften the blow to the real critique of what really went on.
- Paula Abdul

I'm not a traditional politician, and I have a sense of humor.
I'll try to soften it and become boring,
maybe even very boring, but I'm not sure if I'll be able to.
- Silvio Berlusconi

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.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

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The human brain can soften as a result of incessant
listening to music with an intent to commit prose.
- Donal Henahan

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.
- Lord Byron

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.
- William James

Do not let your bachelor ways crystallize so that you
can't soften them when you come to have a wife and a family of your own.
- Rutherford B. Hayes

Writers sometimes give up what is most strange and
wonderful about their writing -
soften their roughest edges -
to accommodate themselves toward a group response.
- Mary Oliver

The first approximation in this future that we're looking
at is that everyone will be physically well off.
They will have a great abundance in material goods,
and I think that will soften some of the conflicts we see now.
- Ralph Merkle

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.
- Bryant H. McGill

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh, for the touch of a hand
and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is soft and smooth when lived gently.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I give you this one thought to keep -
I am with you still - I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the sweet uplifting rush,
of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft starts that shine at night.
Do not think of me as gone -
I am with you still in each new dawn.
- Traditional Native American Prayer

Husbands should be like Kleenex:
soft, strong, and disposable.
- the movie Clue (1985)

Kittens are wide-eyed, soft and sweet.
With needles in their jaws and feet.
- Pam Brown

There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.
- French Proverb

What feeling is so nice as a child's hand in yours? So small,
so soft and warm, like a kitten huddling in the shelter of your clasp.
- Marjorie Holmes

Soft money will find its way and seep into the political system and corrode it,
unless we plug every hole.
- Charles Schumer

Men should be like Kleenex, soft, strong and disposable.
- Cher

I'm tough on the outside and soft on the inside...
I'm really a shy guy.
- Milo Ventimiglia

On the soft bed of luxury many kingdoms have expired.
- Andrew Young

Honest men are the soft easy cushions on which knaves repose and fatten.
- Thomas Otway

For the moment, the snow is quite wet and soft.
If it was hard or icy, it would be a perfect downhill for my style,
because I could fight even harder.
- Hermann Maier

There's something about soft, unstructured arms that's very beautiful.
- Jill Clayburgh

I can remember a reporter asking me for a quote,
and I didn't know what a quote was.
I thought it was some kind of soft drink.
- Joe DiMaggio

There is no object so soft but it makes a hub for the wheeled universe.
- Walt Whitman

Have a strong mind and a soft heart.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

Facing inward, join hands so as to form a small circle.
Then, without moving from their places they sing the opening song,
according to previous agreement, in a soft undertone.
- James Mooney

But what is all this fear of and opposition to Oblivion?
What is the matter with the soft Darkness,
the Dreamless Sleep?
- James Thurber

What we want is a lasting peace.
We will oppose soft measures which invite the breaking of the peace.
- James F. Byrnes

I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents,
maybe waves at times.
More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows.
- Drew Barrymore

In soft regions are born soft men.
- Herodotus

Do not be too hard, lest you be broken;
do not be too soft,
lest you be squeezed.
- Ali ibn Abi Talib

A man who's never seen war is like a woman who's never given birth -
soft in the head.
- Andrei Platonov

The new soft totalitarianism that is advancing on the
left wants to have a state religion It is an atheist,
nihilistic religion - but it is a religion that is obligatory for all.
- Rocco Buttiglione

A nation or civilization that
continues to produce soft-minded men
purchases its own spiritual death
on the installment plan.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting;
but never hit soft.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Many people today don't want honest answers insofar
as honest means unpleasant or disturbing,
They want a soft answer that turneth away anxiety.
- Louis Kronenberger

There is no accountability in soft money.
None.
- Zack Wamp

After the Soft Boys I just didn't want to work with any more guitarists.
- Robyn Hitchcock

High rank and soft manners may not always belong to a true heart.
- Anthony Trollope

The unforgivable crime is soft hitting.
Do not hit at all if it can be avoided;
but never hit softly.
- Theodore Roosevelt

There's no such thing as bad weather,
just soft people.
- Bill Bowerman

Everybody in America is soft, and hates conflict.
The cure for this, both in politics and social life,
is the same - hardihood.
Give them raw truth.
- John Jay Chapman

When you are old and grey and full of sleep,
And nodding by the fire, take down this book,
And slowly read, and dream of the soft look
Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep;
How many loved your moments of glad grace,
And loved your beauty with love false or true,
But one man loved the pilgrim Soul in you,
And loved the sorrows of your changing face;
And bending down beside the glowing bars,
Murmur, a little sadly, how Love fled
And paced upon the mountains overhead
And hid his face amid a crowd of stars.
- William Butler Yeats

My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression,
crime, cruelty, soft music.
- Vladimir Nabokov

They are scared that the BBC or CNN may call them radicals,
so they remain soft instead.
The problem lies there, with the Muslim leaders,
not the Muslim masses.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

Thinking so hard on her soft eyes and memories of the signs that it's over.
It's over.
- Jeff Buckley

Propaganda is a soft weapon; hold it in your hands too long,
and it will move about like a snake,
and strike the other way.
- Jean Anouilh

If you interviewed 1,000 politicians and asked about
whether the media's too soft or too hard,
about 999 would say too hard.
- Bob Woodward

Those who are born of parents broken with old age,
or of such as are not yet ripe or are too young,
or of drunkards, soft or effeminate men,
want a great and liberal ingenuity or wit.
- Thomas Willis

Soft men tend to be born from soft countries.
- Herodotus

They're like sleeping in a soft bed.
Easy to get into and hard to get out of.
- Johnny Bench

No matter how big or soft or warm your bed is,
you still have to get out of it.
- Grace Slick

All men should have a drop of treason in their veins,
if nations are not to go soft like so many sleepy pears.
- Rebecca West

It is no use speaking in soft, gentle tones if everyone else is shouting.
- Joseph Priestley

I literally was saved by a role, from becoming a cab driver.
I never did have to wait tables, though,
so looking back I guess I had it pretty soft.
- Sam Waterston

Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance;
our love of the things of the mind does not make us soft.
- Pericles

The weird thing was that Soft Cell was supposed to
have come and gone before I started the album.
- Marc Almond

My career is pretty much over.
I'm out in the Valley eating soft-boiled eggs.
- Tim Conway

One disco, one soft ball game, one lost love,
one gay pride rally at a time.
- Jasmine Guy

The safest road to hell is the gradual one -
the gentle slope,
soft underfoot, without sudden turnings,
without milestones, without signposts.
- C. S. Lewis

Why am I so soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?
- Paul Simon

A mother's life, you see, is one long succession of dramas,
now soft and tender, now terrible.
Not an hour but has its joys and fears.
- Honore de Balzac

The English light is so very subtle,
so very soft and misty,
that the architecture responded with great delicacy of detail.
- Stephen Gardiner

Such Roots as are soft, your best way is to dry in the Sun,
or else hang them up in the Chimney corner upon a string;
as for such as are hard you may dry them any where.
- Nicholas Culpeper


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