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Famous Motivational Gentle Quotes and Sayings

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old gentle quotes, gentle sayings, and gentle proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


List Of  Inspirational Gentle Quotes


“Be gentle, kind, and beautiful, yet firm and strong, both mentally and physically.”

Keiko Fukuda

Gentle Quotes

“It’s important for us to be kind to other people and treat other people the way that we want to be treated.”

Michele Bachmann

“Being kind is more important than being right.”

Andy Rooney


“You must be kind to others. You must foster a caretaker personality of gentleness and perseverance, even in the midst of adversity.”

Frederick Lenz


“A gentle focus of attention is all it takes to free the body of minor imbalances.”

Deepak Chopra


“Be gentle and forgiving with yourself, abandon any and all shame, and refuse to engage in any self-repudiation.”

Wayne Dyer


“The gentle mind by gentle deeds is known.”

Edmund Spenser

“A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.”



“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.”

Seneca The Younger


“A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.”

William Hazlitt


Best Humorous Gentle Quotes


“Let the gentle bush dig its root deep and spread upward to split the boulder.”

Carl Sandburg


“The one good thing about being kind of shy is that nobody bugs you when you want to be left alone.”

Laurie Halse Anderson


“Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Do not go gentle into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light.”

Dylan Thomas


“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.”

Wendy Mass


“Sometimes it’s not the strength but gentleness that cracks the hardest shells.”

Richard Paul Evans


“It is not whether your words or actions are tough or gentle; it is the spirit behind your actions and words that announces your inner state.”

Chin-Ning Chu


“Kindness is the evidence of greatness. If anyone is glad that you are here, then you have not lived in vain.”

Charles Fenno Hoffman

“A kind heart speaks kind words.”

Anthony D. Williams


“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.”

Dalai Lama


Famous Gentle Quotes And Proverbs


“Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.”

Saint Francis De Sales


“A gentle heart is tied with an easy thread.”

George Herbert


“Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.”

Benjamin Franklin


“Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.”

Oliver Herford

“Be gentle and kind all the time.”

Heather Wolf


“Choose being kind over being right and you’ll be right every time.”

Richard Carlson


“Gentle time will heal our sorrows.”


“Courage. Kindness. Friendship. Character. These are the qualities that define us as human beings, and propel us, on occasion, to greatness.”

R.J. Palacio



“Kindness to self will put you in the perfect attitude and position to be kind to others.”

Alan Cohen


“Kindness is the best prayer.”

Debasish Mridha