Definitions: (1) an ability, skill, or knack <especially with a musical instrument or with a mechanical tool requiring dexterity>; (2) a distinguishing trait or quality <a woman’s touch>; (3) the execution of an artistic talent in a special manner, <van Gogh’s touch with the brush >; (4) an appreciative and/or gentle contact; (5) to lay hands upon with the intention of healing; (6) in communication <let’s keep in touch>

• Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.  — Felice Leonardo Buscaglia [aka Dr. Love] (1924–1998) American motivational speaker
• When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. — Henri Jozef Machiel Nouwen (1932–1996) Dutch priest & theologian