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Softness Quotes

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The way lies in softness and patience,
as the softest water cuts through the hardest rock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Love men and women not for their strength
but their softness,
not for their fullness but their hunger,
not for their plenty but their need.
- Anais Nin
(paraphrase)

Beauty doesn't need ornaments.
Softness can't bear the weight of ornaments.
- Munshi Premchand

I think there is only one quality worse than hardness
of heart and that is softness of head.
- Theodore Roosevelt

 

There is nothing harder than the softness of indifference.
- Clare Boothe Luce

Our growing softness,
our increasing lack of physical fitness,
is a menace to our security.
- John F. Kennedy

Well, softness and femininity like yours people don't expect of me;
so when they find me emotional and capable of real vulnerability,
they're surprised.
- Faye Dunaway

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My drawings at first were made altogether in watercolors,
but they wanted softness and a great deal of finish.
- John James Audubon

I have a little bit of a belly, a tiny bit of pooch.
It's the one thing I don't want to lose.
I just like having some softness.
If I lose that, then Tom might leave me.
- Nicole Kidman

To expect too much is to have a sentimental view of
life and this is a softness that ends in bitterness.
- Flannery O'Connor

Instead of getting hard ourselves and trying to compete,
women should try and give their best qualities to men -
bring them softness,
teach them how to cry.
- Joan Baez

Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness
on the surface and their toughness in the middle.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

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

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

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

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

I loved cutting together simple commercials about margarine or soft drinks -
all kinds of silly products -
but I tried to make the commercials different.
- Renny Harlin

Now a soft kiss - Aye, by that kiss,
I vow an endless bliss.
- John Keats

And only the photographer himself knows the effect he wants.
He should know by instinct, grounded in experience,
what subjects are enhanced by hard or soft,
light or dark treatment.
- Bill Brandt

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

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

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

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

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

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

Passion is all but soft, it's not tender,
it's violence to which you get hooked by pleasure.
- Isabelle Adjani

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

I wanted something very dense, something that would
sustain long and more pieces of wood that would be soft,
sweet, for more of a mellow sound.
- Les Paul

My best kiss was on stage.
Kelly Rowland from Destiny's Child gave me a really
nice soft kiss on my lips during a performance on my birthday.
It was amazing.
- Chris Brown

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

People who love soft methods and hate iniquity forget this;
that reform consists in taking a bone from a dog.
Philosophy will not do it.
- John Jay Chapman

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

We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven.
God has a soft spot for sinners.
His standards are quite low.
- Desmond Tutu

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

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

Music, when soft voices die Vibrates in the memory.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Whether you call my heart affectionate,
or you call it womanish: I confess, that to my misfortune,
it is soft.
- Ovid

The American people want peace.
They have long since ceased to talk of a hard or a soft peace for Germany.
- James F. Byrnes

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

You show your vulnerability through relationships,
and those feelings are your soft spot.
You need to have a soft spot.
- Victoria Pratt

I'm used to the golf course playing soft,
so tomorrow I'm going to have to pay attention a little bit more.
- Raymond Floyd

Jazz music is to be played sweet, soft,
plenty rhythm.
- Jelly Roll Morton

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

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

And, for an instant, she stared directly into those soft blue eyes and knew,
with an instinctive mammalian certainty,
that the exceedingly rich were no longer even remotely human.
- William Gibson

As the arteries grow hard, the heart grows soft.
- H. L. Mencken

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

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

I am not for raising taxes on the American people in a soft economy.
- John Boehner

To the revolutionary mind the American vista must have
been almost as incredible as Genghis Khan's first view of China -
so rich,
so soft, so unaware.
- Garet Garrett

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

A fiction about soft or easy deaths is part of the
mythology of most diseases that are not considered shameful or demeaning.
- Susan Sontag

It is an excellent rule to be observed in all disputes,
that men should give soft words and hard arguments;
that they should not so much strive to vex as to convince each other.
- John Wilkins

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

We need a complete ban on soft money,
which is sort of an enveloping problem,
and a ceiling on the amount of money that can be spent on a given race.
- William Weld

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

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

In a confrontation with the politics of power,
the soft center has always melted away.
- Lord Hailsham

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

The air soft as that of Seville in April,
and so fragrant that it was delicious to breathe it.
- Christopher Columbus

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


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