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The barrenest of all mortals is the sentimentalist.

The barrenest of all mortals is the sentimentalist.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Sentiment Quotes,
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The world makes up for all its follies and injustices by being damnably sentimental.

The world makes up for all its follies and injustices by being damnably sentimental.

by Thomas Huxley Found in: Sentiment Quotes,
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He who molds the public sentiment ... makes statues and decisions possible or impossible to make.

He who molds the public sentiment ... makes statues and decisions possible or impossible to make.

by Abraham Lincoln Found in: Sentiment Quotes,
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We're a sentimental people. We like a few kind words better than millions of dollars given in a humiliating way.

We're a sentimental people. We like a few kind words better than millions of dollars given in a humiliating way.

by Gamal Abdel Nasser Found in: Sentiment Quotes,
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Sentiment is intellectualized emotion; emotion precipitated, as it were, in pretty crystals by the fancy.

Sentiment is intellectualized emotion; emotion precipitated, as it were, in pretty crystals by the fancy.

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If a man remembers what is right at the sign of profit, is ready to lay down his life in read more

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.

by Confucius Found in: Sentiment Quotes,
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Society is infested by persons who, seeing that the sentiments please, counterfeit the expression of them. These we call sentimentalists--talkers read more

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.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Sentiment Quotes,
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Sentimentality is unearned emotion

Sentimentality is unearned emotion

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In dread fear of sentimentality, another thing true is not said-that for its staff the paper is a source of read more

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.

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