Sentiment Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Sentiment

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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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 world is neither wise nor just, but it makes up for all its folly and injustice by being damnably sentimental.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


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 ~


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


Revenge is a way of life and definitely some thing that we identify with. We all feel cheated in some way about some thing and how nice it would be to do something about it. I mean ultimately it's not the most Christian of sentiments.
~By Radha Mitchell ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Most people see through these issues but the corporate media doesn't reflect these sentiments.
~By John Hall ~


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 ~


From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion: I know no other religion; I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion; religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery.
~By John Henry Newman ~


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


Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


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 ~


The difference between sentiment and being sentimental is the following: Sentiment is when a driver swerves out of the way to avoid hitting a rabbit on the road. Being sentimental is when the same driver, when swerving away from the rabbit, hits a pedestrian.
~By Frank Herbert ~


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


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


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 ~


It's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.
~By Barack Obama ~


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 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 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 ~


In dread fear of sentimentality, another thing true is not said-that for its staff the paper is a source of pride and, I do believe, an object of affection and-yes, love.
~By Arthur Ochs Sulzberger ~


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


I don't know if I like being the sentimental favorite.
~By John Elway ~


Let us beware of common folk, of common sense, of sentiment, of inspiration, and of the obvious.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


Habituated from our Infancy to trample upon the Rights of Human Nature, every generous, every liberal Sentiment, if not extinguished, is enfeebled in our Minds.
~By George Mason ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life.
~By George Sand ~


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


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


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


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


All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


I try to open up my heart as much as I can and keep a real keen eye out that I don't get sentimental. I think we're all afraid to reveal our hearts. It's not at all in fashion.
~By Paul Simon ~


It's not good to make sentimental journeys. You see the differences instead of the sameness.
~By Mary Astor ~


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 ~


I invite you, from my sentiments, my convictions and my responsibilities, to work together in the construction of a Uruguay where being young is not suspicious, where aging is not a problem.
~By Tabare Vazquez ~


It's with bad sentiments that one makes good novels.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


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


As with the Princess Di crash, which sent the media on the most insane feeding frenzy. From the moment of the crash, the pornography of sentiment never let up.
~By Barbara Kruger ~


Without bureaus, committees, officials or emissaries to manufacture sentiment in his favor, without intrigue or effort on his part, Grant is the candidate whose supporters have never threatened to bolt.
~By Roscoe Conkling ~


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 ~


When I talked to my medical friends about the strange silence on this subject in American medical magazines and textbooks, I gained the impression that here was a subject tainted with Socialism or with feminine sentimentality for the poor.
~By Alice Hamilton ~


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


For me sport was a religion... with religious sentiment.
~By Pierre de Coubertin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Religious suffering is at once the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the sentiment of the heartless world, as it is the soul of soulless condition. It is the opium of the people.
~By John Desmond Bernal ~


It's a very romantic sentiment, but to think that you would die if you didn't write, well, I would definitely choose to not write and live.
~By Sarah McLachlan ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves.
~By Karl Kraus ~


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 ~


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


The sentimentality of baseball is very deeply rooted in the American baseball fan. It is the one sport that is transmitted from fathers to sons.
~By Michael Lewis ~


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


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


Maxwell is serious, dedicated, awkward, forgetful, pompous to a certain degree, sentimental.
~By Don Adams ~


I understand the harsh feelings and sentiments from my opponents and their supporters because I myself have been defeated twice in my political life in the past and I understand very well it is hard to accept your own failure.
~By Chen Shui-bian ~


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


I do not know whether there be, as a rule, more vocal expression of the sentiment of love between a man and a woman, than there is between two thrushes. They whistle and call to each other, guided by instinct rather than by reason.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value when it is not obtained by sentimental blackmail.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


Actually, my correspondent's language is better than mine. He can put his sentiment into words.
~By Alfred Day Hershey ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


I think there ought to be a club in which preachers and journalists could come together and have the sentimentalism of the one matched with the cynicism of the other. That ought to bring them pretty close to the truth.
~By Reinhold Niebuhr ~


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


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


I'm a romantic; a sentimental person thinks things will last, a romantic person hopes against hope that they won't.
~By F. Scott Fitzgerald ~


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


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


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


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


It has now become a very common sentiment, that there is some deep and radical wrong somewhere, and that legislators have proved themselves incapable of discovering, or, of remedying it.
~By Josiah Warren ~


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 ~


No writer, no matter how gifted, immortalizes himself unless he has crystallized into expressive and original phrase the eternal sentiments and yearnings of the human heart.
~By Alfred de Vigny ~


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


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

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