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Softness Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Softness

Please enjoy these Softness Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

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)

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

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

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

 

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A soft refusal is not always taken, but a rude one is immediately believed.
- Alexander Chase

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

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

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

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

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

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

You have to know when to be arrogant.
You have to when to be humble.
You have to know when to be hard and you have to know when to be soft.
- Talib Kweli

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

In soft regions are born soft men.
- Herodotus

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

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

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

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

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

Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon,
silvering over the evening of life.
- Jean Paul

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

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

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

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

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

Be soft, even if you stand to get squashed.
- E. M. Forster

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I have a real soft spot in my heart for librarians
and people who care about books.
- Ann Richards

I had been gullible, naive, soft, pliable.
That's why I got taken advantage of.
To survive, you have to have a tough skin.
- Tia Carrere

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

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

Mrs.
Parks was a shy, soft spoken woman who was uncomfortable
being revered as a symbol of the civil rights movement.
She only hoped to inspire young people to achieve great things.
- Jim Costa

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

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

It is very hard to be a female leader.
While it is assumed that any man, no matter how tough,
has a soft side...
and female leader is assumed to be one-dimensional.
- Billie Jean King

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

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


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