I'll be irreproachably tender; not a man, buta cloud in trousers!
Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot.
The man who labors to please his neighbor for his good to edification has the mind that was in Christ. It is a sinner trying to help a sinner. Even a feeble, but kind and tender man, will effect more than a genius, who is rough and artificial.richard cecil
Let family worship be short, savory, simple, plain, tender, heavenly.richard cecil
The tender and the sublime emotions of the mind were never before so wrought up by the human hand. I am not ashamed to own that I think this rude bard of the North the greatest poet that has ever existed.james macpherson
For seldom shall she hear a taleSo sad, so tender, and so true.william shenstone
There never was any heart truly great and generous that was not also tender and compassionate.robert south
Whom neither shape of danger can dismay, Nor thought of tender happiness betray.william wordsworth
White and shining virgin of all human virtues, ark of the covenant between earth and heaven, tender and strong companion partaking of the lion and of the lamb, Prayer! Prayer will give you the key of heaven! Bold and pure as innocence, strong, like all that is single and simple, this glorious, invincible Queen rests, nevertheless, on the material world; she takes possession of it; like the sun, she clasps it in a circle of light.honoré de balzac
Prometheus , I have no Titan's might, Yet I, too, must each dusk renew my heart , For daytime's vulture talons tear apart The tender alcoves built by love at night .philip josé farmer
When hopes and dreams are loose in the streets, it is well for the timid to lock doors, shutter windows and lie low until the wrath has passed. For there is often a monstrous incongruity between the hopes, however noble and tender, and the action which follows them. It is as if ivied maidens and garlanded youths were to herald the four horsemen of the apocalypse .Eric Hoffer
There grew pied wind-flowers and violets, Daisies, those pearl’d Arcturi of the earth, The constellated flower that never sets; Faint oxlips; tender bluebells at whose birth The sod scarce heaved; and that tall flower that wets Its mother’s face with heaven-collected tears, When the low wind, its playmate’s voice, it hears.Percy Bysshe Shelley
Self growth is tender; it's holy ground. There's no higher investment.stephen covey
Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When her branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is near: / So ye in like manner, when ye shall see these things come to pass, know that it is nigh, even at the doors.
Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.Kahlil Gibran
Listen, sweet Dove, unto my song, And spread thy golden wings in me; Hatching my tender heart so long, Till it get wing, and flie away with Thee.George Herbert
And oft I heard the tender dove In firry woodlands making moan.
A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast; but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
And the wand-like lily which lifted up, As a Mænad, its moonlight-coloured cup, Till the fiery star, which is its eye, Gazed through clear dew on the tender sky.Percy Bysshe Shelley
Prometheus, I have no Titan's might, Yet I, too, must each dusk renew my heart, For daytime's vulture talons tear apart The tender alcoves built by love at night.
But the tender grace of a day that is dead Will never come back to me.
The Indian way of life provides the vision of the natural, real way of life. We veil ourselves with unnatural masks. On the face of India are the tender expressions which carry the mark of the Creator's hand.
Softly the loud peal dies, In passing winds it drowns, But breathes, like perfect joys, tender tones.