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Sentimentality is the only sentiment that rubs you the wrong way. (Quote by - W. Somerset Maugham)

Every person has two educations--one which be receives from others, and one more important, which he gives himself. (Quote by - Edward Gibbon)

Party action should follow, not precede the creation of a dominant popular sentiment. (Quote by - Judith Ellen Foster)

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. (Quote by - Walter Lippmann)

Never were two people more opposite in sentiment than my companions. (Quote by - William Hamilton Maxwell)

The barrenest of all mortals is the sentimentalist. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

The value of a sentiment is the amount of sacrifice you are prepared to make for it. (Quote by - John Galsworthy)

All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women. (Quote by - Voltaire)

A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil. (Quote by - Grover Cleveland)

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. (Quote by - Barack Obama)

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. (Quote by - Roberta Williams)

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. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds of every sentiment of dislike, friendship, anger or pity. (Quote by - Sallust)

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. (Quote by - Anthony Trollope)

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. (Quote by - Kenzaburo Oe)

Sentiment is the ripened fruit of fancy. (Quote by - Dorothee DeLuzy)

Poetry does not consist of words alone; there must be sentiment and fancy, combination and arrangement. (Quote by - Samuel Prout)

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. (Quote by - Josiah Warren)

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. (Quote by - Sarah McLachlan)

All sentiment is sight; because sentiment has a reference to nothing beyond itself, and is always real wherever a man is conscious of it. But all determinations of the understanding are not right. (Quote by - David Hume)

Sentimentality - that's what we call the sentiment we don't share. (Quote by - Graham Greene)

Sentiment is the poetry of the imagination. (Quote by - Alphonse De Lamartine)

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. (Quote by - Ernest Renan)

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. (Quote by - John Henry Newman)

Politicians neither love nor hate. Interest, not sentiment, directs them. (Quote by - Lord Chesterfield)


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