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According to the new ethics, virtue is not restrictive but expansive, a sentiment and even an intoxication. (Quote by - Irving Babbitt)

The world makes up for all its follies and injustices by being damnably sentimental. (Quote by - Thomas Huxley)

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. (Quote by - Leland Stanford)

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

Sentimentality is a superstructure covering brutality. (Quote by - C J Jung)

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. (Quote by - George Mason)

If a man remembers what is right at the sign of profit, is ready to lay down his life in the face of danger, and does not forget sentiments he has repeated all his life when he has been in straitened circumstances for a long time, he may be said to be a complete man. (Quote by - Confucius)

Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Every action is measured by the depth of the sentiment from which it proceeds. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

I think people in Hollywood are afraid of sentiment because they think audiences will reject it. (Quote by - Leonard Maltin)

We're a sentimental people. We like a few kind words better than millions of dollars given in a humiliating way. (Quote by - Gamal Abdel Nasser)

Sentiment has a kind of divine alchemy, rendering grief itself the source of tenderest thoughts and far-reaching desires, which the sufferer cherishes as sacred treasures. (Quote by - Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd)

Let us beware of common folk, of common sense, of sentiment, of inspiration, and of the obvious. (Quote by - Charles Baudelaire)

Actually, my correspondent's language is better than mine. He can put his sentiment into words. (Quote by - Alfred Day Hershey)

Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

Man is not born to solve the problem of the universe; but to find out what he has to do, and to restrain himself within the limits of his comprehension. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

For us, sons of France, political sentiment is a passion; while, for the Englishmen, politics are a question of business. (Quote by - Wilfrid Laurier)

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. (Quote by - Giuseppe Mazzini)

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. (Quote by - John Desmond Bernal)

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. (Quote by - David Hume)

A woman should not paint sentiment till she has ceased to inspire it. (Quote by - Lady Marguerite Blessington)

It is as healthy to enjoy sentiment as to enjoy jam. (Quote by - Gilbert K. Chesterton)

One can impose silence on sentiment, but one cannot give it limits. (Quote by - Madame Suzanne Curchod Necker)

Humans love truth and justice, and rejoice in ceremonies that honor those qualities. For that sentiment we should indeed thank God. (Quote by - Alfred Day Hershey)

A general loftiness of sentiment, independence of men, consciousness of good intentions, self-oblivion in great objects, clear views of futurity; thoughts of the blessed companionship of saints and angels, trust in God as the friend of truth and virtue,--these are the states of mind in which I should live. (Quote by - William Ellery Channing)


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