Quotations Topic: Sentiment (9 Quotations)
The barrenest of all mortals is the sentimentalist.
Society is infested by persons who, seeing that the sentiments please, counterfeit the expression of them. These we call sentimentalists--talkers who mistake the description for the thing, saying for having.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sentimentality--that's what we call the sentiment we don't share.
The world makes up for all its follies and injustices by being damnably sentimental.
Thomas H. Huxley
Sentiment is the poetry of the imagination.
Alphonse De Lamartine
He who molds the public sentiment... makes statues and decisions possible or impossible to make.
Sentiment is intellectualized emotion; emotion precipitated, as it were, in pretty crystals by the fancy.
James Russell Lowell
Sentimentality is the only sentiment that rubs you the wrong way.
W. Somerset Maugham
A sentimentalist is simply one who desires to have the luxury of an emotion without paying for it.
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