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Read through the most famous quotes by topic #tenderness

People like to warn you that by the time you reach the middle of your life, passion will begin to feel like a meal eaten long ago, which you remember with great tenderness.

Meg Wolitzer

#eaten #emotion #food #life #meal

You can’t substitute material things for love or for gentleness or for tenderness or for a sense of comradeship. Money is not a substitute for tenderness, and power is not a substitute for tenderness.

Mitch Albom

#gentleness #love #material-things #money #power

This is what it means to be loved... when someone wants to touch you, to be tender...

Banana Yoshimoto

#love #tenderness #the-lake #touch #love

You don't blast a heart open," she said. "You coax and nurture it open, like the sun does to a rose.

Melody Beattie

#love #tenderness #love

A man must at times be hard as nails: willing to face up to the truth about himself, and about the woman he loves, refusing compromise when compromise is wrong. But he must also be tender. No weapon will breach the armor of a woman's resentment like tenderness.

Elisabeth Elliot

#manhood #relationships #tenderness #love

Live in the wisdom of accepted tenderness. Tenderness awakens within the security of knowing we are thoroughly and sincerely liked by someone... Scripture suggests that the essence of the divine nature is compassion and that the heart of God is defined by tenderness.

Brennan Manning

#gentleness #god #identity #love #self

And then I remember this morning and I wonder if it really happened or if I dreamed it. It was nice. And weird. And tender. I'm not used to tender. It's a fossil, that word. Conditions changed and it died out. Like the woolly mammoth. It just couldn't live in the same world as dick box. Ho dog. Or wiener cousins.

Jennifer Donnelly

#romance #tenderness #vulgarity #young-adult #young-love

You let me set the water in the shower, and followed me into the booth to stand there with me under the warm spray. You kept your head down, not looking me in the eyes—though if you were shy, I couldn’t tell. You had no reason to be. You know what you look like. I know you don’t remember what we did. I want to tell you.

Julio-Alexi Genao

#sex #tenderness #love

You know those little moments when an unexpected act or a spoken word affects your heart with sweet, satiating intensity - a simple gesture that possesses deep, personal meaning beyond what anyone realizes?  You know those tender moments?  That's God pressing his lips on your forehead and whispering, 'I love you'.

Richelle E. Goodrich

#god #inspirational #kindness #love #mercy

There are moments when the body is as numinous as words, days that are the good flesh continuing. Such tenderness, those afternoons and evenings, saying blackberry, blackberry, blackberry.

Robert Hass

#body #continuing #days #evenings #flesh

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