Quotes by sensibilities

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  • Brit Hume
    Brit Hume
    American journalist and political commentator 1943-
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    In America today, if your sensibilities are offended by something that has happened, you get an enormous amount of credibility and are taken very seriously.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
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    Jews and homosexuals are the outstanding creative minorities in contemporary urban culture. Creative, that is, in the truest sense: they are creators of sensibilities. The two pioneering forces of modern sensibility are Jewish moral seriousness and homosexual aestheticism and irony.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    Sensitiveness is closely allied to egotism; and excessive sensibility is only another name for morbid self-consciousness. The cure for tender sensibilities is to make more of our objects and less of our selves.
  • Thomas De Quincey
    Thomas De Quincey
    British writer 1785-1859
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    Tea, though ridiculed by those who are naturally coarse in their nervous sensibilities will always be the favorite beverage of the intellectual.
  • Anthony Minghella
    Anthony Minghella
    British film director, playwright and screenwriter 1954-2008
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    The feeling of not belonging, of not being entirely worthy, of being sometimes hostage to your own sensibilities. Those things speak to me very personally.
  • Brit Hume
    Brit Hume
    American journalist and political commentator 1943-
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    We have a society in which one of the greatest things you can do is a platform to see victim status, and one of the qualifications for that is that you have these exquisitely tender feelings about things and sensibilities which are easily offended.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    American Novelist 1811-1896
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    Whipping and abuse are like laudanum: you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.
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