I Believe Gentleness Is Not A Weakness But A Strength

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    The biggest, strongest,

    and most dangerous people I have ever known, and I have known many in my military, martial, and civilian lives, were the quietest and sweetest people I've known. A 4th degree Aikido master that I trained with was no bigger than I. Quiet, considerate, but very dangerous! He...
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    Oct 13, 2015


    some people say that if humanity were to be gentlemen and gentle ladies it will just end up going back to the days of separating power. i see there point but all im asking is gentlemeness as in politeness. 
    MoonFlower28 MoonFlower28
    18-21, F
    Aug 14, 2012


    Its a sad indication in our society today that we believe that gentleness, kindness, goodness, selflessness are traits that are akin to weakness when in actuality those who have those traits in abundance are some of the strongest people in the world. Gentleness is inherent in...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 4, 2012

    Victorious Gentlemen

    I Believe that men with gentle hearts are the most victorious people on Earth. They are the winners of the losing hand and the winners of those that had lost when they are the winner. People who achieve greatness are the people that have greatness in their heart.
    llink llink
    26-30, M
    Aug 1, 2013


    The title says it all for me.  Gentleness is not a weakness but a strength. People can think because someone is nice and gentle, they try too hard for things or being liked and that's not a fact at all, I know it isn't in my case.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Apr 27, 2011

    Gentle Beings

    I like the quiet and peace of being a gentle being.  Life is not dramatic or full of intensity.  My state of mind is not constantly being attacked by situations outside myself.  I don't have to be first or on top of every situation.  There is time to enjoy each occurance as I...
    rubyetuesday rubyetuesday
    61-65, F
    May 1, 2012

    My Dad Taught Me

    My Dad showed me that real men are gentle and caring. I owe my supportive and caring nature to my Dad.The ***** donor that helped my mother create me used to feed me a lot of crap about what was expected from men. He would tell me that men don't cry, that men don't ever need to...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise
    41-45, T
    1 Response Nov 28, 2012
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