Quotations On Delicacy

  • Delicacy is the genuine tint of virtue.—Marguerite de Valois.
  • Many things are too delicate to be thought; many more, to be spoken.—Novalis.
  • An appearance of delicacy is inseparable from sweetness and gentleness of character.—Mrs. Sigourney.
  • True delicacy, that most beautiful heart-leaf of humanity, exhibits itself most significantly in little things.—Mary Howitt.
  • Delicacy is to the affections what grace is to the beauty.—Degerando.
  • Weak men often, from the very principle of their weakness, derive a certain susceptibility, delicacy and taste which render them, in those particulars, much superior to men of stronger and more consistent minds, who laugh at them.—Greville.
  • Delicacy is to the mind what fragrance is to the fruit.—Achilles Poincelot.