The softest breeze to fairest flowers gives birth: Think not that Prudence dwells in dark abodes, She scans the future with the eye of gods.
Fetters of gold are still fetters, and the softest lining can never make them so easy as liberty.Mary Astell
Oh, softest is the cheek's love-rayWhen seen by moonlight hoursletitia elizabeth landon
Thou tell'st me there is murder in mine eye; 'Tis pretty, sure, and very probable, That eyes, that are the frail'st and softest things, Who shut their coward gates on atomies, Should be call'd tyrants, butchers, murderers!william shakespeare
He who doth not smoke hath either known no great griefs, or refuseth himself the softest consolation, next to that which comes from heaven.Lytton
The streams with softest sound are flowing, The grass you almost hear it growing, You hear it now, if e'er you can.william wordsworth
In time the savage bull sustains the yoke; In time all haggard hawks will stoop to lure; In time small wedges cleave the hardest oak, In time the flint is pierced with softest shower, And she in time will fall from her disdain, And rue the sufferance of your friendly pain.thomas kyd
'You are snatching a hard guy when you snatch Bookie Bob. Avery hard guy, indeed. In fact,' I say,'I hear the softest thing about him is his front teeth.'