Sentiment Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Sentiment

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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


He who molds the public sentiment... makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


Humans love truth and justice, and rejoice in ceremonies that honor those qualities. For that sentiment we should indeed thank God.
~By Alfred Day Hershey ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


When Tim Allen made The Santa Clause, I thought that was a delightful film. It took a modern sensibility but layered onto it a kind of sentiment.
~By Leonard Maltin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


It is my living sentiment, and by the blessing of God it shall be my dying sentiment, independence now and independence forever.
~By Daniel Webster ~


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


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


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


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 ~


I am not unaware how unpopular on this floor are the sentiments I am about to advocate.
~By Benjamin F. Wade ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


If we have anything kind to say, any tender sentiment to express, we feel a sense of shame.
~By Ugo Betti ~


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 ~


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 ~


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. ~


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 ~


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 ~


I'm in total sympathy with Dick Smith's sentiments; I only wish there were grounds for saying we Australians would never tolerate such appalling treatment of refugees being carried out in our name.
~By Hugh Mackay ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.
~By Rabindranath Tagore ~


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 ~


I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.
~By Rebecca West ~


The overwhelming public sentiment in India was that no meaningful dialogue can be held with Pakistan until it abandons the use of terrorism as an instrument of its foreign policy.
~By Atal Bihari Vajpayee ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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