Sentiment Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Sentiment

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I came to feel very, very sentimental about those sets, which is ludicrous, because they represent everything which is transitory and insubstantial. It's absurd that one should feel sentimental about timber and canvas.
~By Patrick Stewart ~


The papers reveal that in several key abortion cases, justices were keenly interested in the perceived public reaction to their rulings - indicating that courts can be influenced by public sentiment.
~By Lee Greenwood ~


Capitalism attacks and destroys all the finer sentiments of the human heart; it ruthlessly sweeps away old traditions and ideas opposed to its progress, and it exploits and corrupts those things once held sacred.
~By Daniel De Leon ~


Politicians neither love nor hate. Interest, not sentiment, directs them.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


Women hate everything which strips off the tinsel of sentiment, and they are right, or it would rob them of their weapons.
~By George Byron ~


Theodore Roethke was a poet I was raised with so he has a lot of sentimental value for me.
~By Krist Novoselic ~


It seems difficult, sometimes, to believe that there was a time when sentiments now become habitual, sentiments that imply not only the original imperative of conduct, but the original metaphysic of living, were by no means altogether habitual.
~By Lascelles Abercrombie ~


What a man calls his "conscience" is merely the mental action that follows a sentimental reaction after too much wine or love.
~By Helen Rowland ~


Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


Intellectuals are too sentimental for me.
~By Margaret Anderson ~


LET us honour the King by cherishing respectful Sentiments concerning him; speaking of him with Affection, with Esteem and Reverence; and by promoting a like Spirit and Conduct in others.
~By Charles Inglis ~


The sentimentalist ages far more quickly than the person who loves his work and enjoys new challenges.
~By Lillie Langtry ~


I appreciate the sentiment that I am a popular woman in computer gaming circles; but I prefer being thought of as a computer game designer rather than a woman computer game designer. I don't put myself into gender mode when designing a game.
~By Roberta Williams ~


To make the public sentiment, on the side of all that is just and true and noble, is the highest use of life.
~By Lucy Stone ~


In morals, truth is but little prized when it is a mere sentiment, and only attains its full value when realized in the world as fact.
~By Ernest Renan ~


But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment; the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


Union of religious sentiments begets a surprising confidence.
~By James Madison ~


I am much obliged by the favourable sentiments you express towards me, and shall be happy if I can be of service in carrying into execution your plans.
~By George Stephenson ~


I don't ever want to be a sentimentalist. I prefer to be a realist. I'm not a romantic really.
~By James Earl Jones ~


I have strong sentiments toward Iran, since I distinguish between the Iranian regime and the Iranian people. I highly esteem Iranian music and culture.
~By Moshe Katsav ~


Sentimentalism is the working off on yourself of feelings you haven't really got.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


I don't think it's good to be sentimental, so I try not to be.
~By Chrissie Hynde ~


Never were two people more opposite in sentiment than my companions.
~By William Hamilton Maxwell ~


In government offices which are sensitive to the vehemence and passion of mass sentiment public men have no sure tenure. They are in effect perpetual office seekers, always on trial for their political lives, always required to court their restless constituents.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


The poet must decide not to impose his feelings in order to write without sentimentality.
~By John Barton ~


Architecture arouses sentiments in man. The architect's task therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise.
~By Adolf Loos ~


Everything gets to me. I'm very sentimental.
~By Cornelia Funke ~


Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it was actually verified.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


The President, in talking about freedom and democracy, is sparking a wave of very positive democratic sentiment that might help us override both Islamic fundamentalism that has formed in that region, and also some of the hatred for our policies of invading Iraq.
~By Bill Richardson ~


Well it seems to me, that all real communities grow out of a shared confrontation with survival. Communities are not produced by sentiment or mere goodwill. They grow out of a shared struggle. Our situation in the desert is an incubator for community.
~By Larry Harvey ~


Three hundred years ago a prisoner condemned to the Tower of London carved on the wall of his cell this sentiment to keep up his spirits during his long imprisonment: 'It is not adversity that kills, but the impatience with which we bear adversity.
~By James Keller ~


Even my aunt Joan, hopelessly sentimental about every member of our family, admitted that I was hideous.
~By Sister Parish ~


When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become.
~By Louis Pasteur ~


Sentimentality is the only sentiment that rubs you the wrong way.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


The majority of the senior class of Vassar does not desire my company and I must confess, having read specimens of their thought and sentiments, that I do not desire the company of the majority of the senior class of Vassar.
~By William F. Buckley, Jr. ~


I didn't want to be on the losing side. I was fed up with Jewish weakness, timidity and fear. I didn't want any more Jewish sentimentality and Jewish suffering. I was sickened by our sad songs.
~By Lionel Blue ~


Only a struggle twists sentimentality and lust together into love.
~By E. M. Forster ~


Quebec does not have Opinions, but only sentiments.
~By Wilfrid Laurier ~


If you think my music is sentimental and self-absorbed, I agree with you.
~By James Taylor ~


I cannot be much pleased without an appearance of truth; at least of possibility I wish the history to be natural though the sentiments are refined; and the characters to be probable, though their behaviour is excelling.
~By Frances Burney ~


With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


I think people in Hollywood are afraid of sentiment because they think audiences will reject it.
~By Leonard Maltin ~


What is a child, monsieur, but the image of two beings, the fruit of two sentiments spontaneously blended?
~By Honore De Balzac ~


Poetry does not consist of words alone; there must be sentiment and fancy, combination and arrangement.
~By Samuel Prout ~


In deep sadness there is no place for sentimentality.
~By William S. Burroughs ~


Party action should follow, not precede the creation of a dominant popular sentiment.
~By Judith Ellen Foster ~


All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds of every sentiment of dislike, friendship, anger or pity.
~By Sallust ~


Obviously the first sentiment is disappointment that we didn't get the car home and more disappointment that at the time that it stopped the car was in the lead.
~By John Surtees ~


The great model of the affection of love in human beings is the sentiment which subsists between parents and children.
~By William Godwin ~


In the best of all possible worlds, February 14 is a pleasant and sentimental opportunity to lavish your partner with attention or move your relationship to the next level.
~By Pepper Schwartz ~


A Country is not a mere territory; the particular territory is only its foundation. The Country is the idea which rises upon that foundation; it is the sentiment of love, the sense of fellowship which binds together all the sons of that territory.
~By Giuseppe Mazzini ~


I'd never do a film that would hurt anyone's sentiments, be it Indian or not.
~By Akshay Kumar ~


Accuracy is, in every case, advantageous to beauty, and just reasoning to delicate sentiment. In vain would we exalt the one by depreciating the other.
~By David Hume ~


Though times have changed, it's a nice surprise to see that youthful feeling of anti-war sentiment returning once more to the cobbled main streets of Europe.
~By Cat Stevens ~


Sometimes it's a little bit like being a politician. We have work to do in understanding our users' sentiments.
~By Meg Whitman ~


I believe that the reason why I love painting so much is that it forces one to be objective. There is nothing I hate more than sentimentality.
~By Max Beckmann ~


Sentimentality about nature denatures everything it touches.
~By Jane Jacobs ~


No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how good one's sentiments may be, if one has not taken advantage of every concrete opportunity to act, one's character may remain entirely unaffected for the better.
~By William James ~


I always say that I don't want to be sentimental, that the photographs shouldn't be sentimental, and yet, I am conscious of my sentimentality.
~By Robert Frank ~


I know no subject more elevating, more amazing, more ready to the poetical enthusiasm, the philosophical reflection, and the moral sentiment than the works of nature. Where can we meet such variety, such beauty, such magnificence?
~By James Thomson ~


I like kind of varied songs, not just the same song all the time. And I thought things like "Too Sentimental" is a different thing for us, but it works and we love the way they all came out. There's definitely varied songs on there.
~By Graham Russell ~


I think I avoid stepping into sentimentality by trying to be as truthful as possible with performances.
~By Lasse Hallstrom ~


Sentimentality is a form of fatigue.
~By Leonora Carrington ~


It's good for you to see your friends arrested. It hardens you. There's no place in our New Order for sentimentalists.
~By Curt Siodmak ~


Because even at the age of fifteen, I used to go see all the Broadway shows and feel that they were sentimental, that they were pandering to the audience and trying to manipulate the audience. I had no use for practically any of the shows that were hits.
~By Richard Foreman ~


A remarkable feature of the humanitarian movement, on both its sentimental and utilitarian sides, has been its preoccupation with the lot of the masses.
~By Irving Babbitt ~


The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
~By Edmund Burke ~


It's an indication of how cynical our society has become that any kind of love story with a sad theme is automatically ridiculed as sentimental junk.
~By Winona Ryder ~


No law of nature, however general, has been established all at once; its recognition has always been preceded by many presentiments.
~By Dmitri Mendeleev ~


The job of the poet is to render the world - to see it and report it without loss, without perversion. No poet ever talks about feelings. Only sentimental people do.
~By Mark Van Doren ~


According to the new ethics, virtue is not restrictive but expansive, a sentiment and even an intoxication.
~By Irving Babbitt ~


Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


For us, sons of France, political sentiment is a passion; while, for the Englishmen, politics are a question of business.
~By Wilfrid Laurier ~


Each day a few more lies eat into the seed with which we are born, little institutional lies from the print of newspapers, the shock waves of television, and the sentimental cheats of the movie screen.
~By Norman Mailer ~


Even though we now have the half-century-old new Constitution, there is a popular sentiment of support for the old one that lives on in reality in some quarters.
~By Kenzaburo Oe ~


And if I have a strong point, it's that I like to believe it's not cheap or schmaltzy sentimentality.
~By Toots Thielemans ~


What's the most important thing in the world? It's love, and I look at that as an energy, not a sentiment.
~By Eddie Albert ~


It is as healthy to enjoy sentiment as to enjoy jam.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


The ordinary scientific man is strictly a sentimentalist. He is a sentimentalist in this essential sense, that he is soaked and swept away by mere associations.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


A man's sentiments are generally just and right, while it is second selfish thought which makes him trim and adopt some other view. The best reforms are worked out when sentiment operates, as it does in women, with the indignation of righteousness.
~By Leland Stanford ~


People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
~By Rebecca West ~


Sentimentality - that's what we call the sentiment we don't share.
~By Graham Greene ~


A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
~By Grover Cleveland ~


Between Russia and the United States sentiments of good will continue to be mutually cherished.
~By Martin Van Buren ~


My sentiments for the American cause, from the Stamp Act downward, have never changed... I am still of opinion that it is the cause of liberty and of human nature.
~By Christopher Gadsden ~


War is wretched beyond description, and only a fool or a fraud could sentimentalize its cruel reality.
~By John McCain ~


Happiness consumes itself like a flame. It cannot burn for ever, it must go out, and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak.
~By August Strindberg ~


Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


There's two facets to writing a song. There's you sitting in your room writing the sentiments of the song; the lyrics, the melody and the changes, and then there's the part where you go into the studio and you put clothing on it.
~By Nuno Bettencourt ~


It is only in his music, which Americans are able to admire because a protective sentimentality limits their understanding of it, that the Negro in America has been able to tell his story.
~By James Baldwin ~


To expect too much is to have a sentimental view of life and this is a softness that ends in bitterness.
~By Flannery O'Connor ~


All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
~By Voltaire ~


I am not here to parade my religious sentiments, but I declare I have too much respect for the faith in which I was born to ever use it as the basis of a political organization.
~By Wilfrid Laurier ~


The important part of the present development is the anti-capitalist sentiment that is permeating our people.
~By Gregor Strasser ~


Sentimentality is the emotional promiscuity of those who have no sentiment.
~By Norman Mailer ~


These manly sentiments, in private life, make good citizens; in public life, the patriot and the hero.
~By James Otis ~


No habit or quality is more easily acquired than hypocrisy, nor any thing sooner learned than to deny the sentiments of our hearts and the principle we act from: but the seeds of every passion are innate to us, and nobody comes into the world without them.
~By Bernard de Mandeville ~


There is nothing I hate more than sentimentality.
~By Max Beckmann ~


There's been quite a clear upswing in nationalist sentiments. Everyone is talking about it, in Turkey as well.
~By Orhan Pamuk ~


It's not the sentiments of men which make history but their actions.
~By Norman Mailer ~

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