Tenderness is a virtue.
Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774) Irish writer, poet, and physician.
Tenderness is the rest of passion.
Joseph Joubert (1754-1824) French moralist.
A soft answer turneth away wrath.
Glances of true beauty can be seen in the faces of those who live in true meekness.
Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American naturalist, poet and philosopher.