Quotes by sensitive
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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.
Charles Horton Cooley
American sociologist 1864-1929
A talent somewhat above mediocrity, shrewd and not too sensitive, is more likely to rise in the world than genius.
Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
Indian godman and mystic 1931-1990
A very sensitive person in this stupid world is bound to become mad.... Only meditation can save him from becoming mad.
French film director and screenwriter 1958-
Cinema is my religion. It is a way to make people sensitive, through emotions. To make them feel, experience empathy. People are touched and act ethically when they are emotionally touched.
American politician and lobbyist 1961-
Hillary Clinton and her media machine try to dismiss, but anybody who understands anything about how email works - and this is millennials in particular, who grew up on the Internet - know that you're an idiot to keep sensitive information on a server in your house.
British writer 1820-1849
His heart was like a sensitive plant, that opens for a moment in the sunshine, but curls up and shrinks into itself at the slightest touch of the finger, or the lightest breath of wind.
Marquis de Sade
French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
Hope is the most sensitive part of a poor wretch's soul; whoever raises it only to torment him is behaving like the executioners in Hell who, they say, incessantly renew old wounds and concentrate their attention on that area of it that is already lacerated.
Alan W. Watts
In Engeland geboren American philosopher, writer 1915-1973
How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as the brain can experience itself anything less than a god.
American singer, poet and songwriter 1943-1971
I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human with the soul of a clown, which always forces me to blow it at the most important times.
British embroiderer, designer, teacher and author 1875-1948
I think the long-term effect of video on cinema is good in that what we are now getting up there on the screen is of superior quality. Videos are just so much more sensitive to the world.
Chinese-American actress 1966-
I'm very private in person. I'm very sensitive and shy with men individually. But when I'm talking, maybe there's this other channel or this other side and other way of working in my mind, and I convert and become carefree.
French Poet 1854-1891
Idle youth, enslaved to everything; by being too sensitive I have wasted my life.
American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
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.
American spiritual teacher 1955-
In my experience, men are not necessarily less sensitive or compassionate than women are, and women are not necessarily any less aggressive or competitive than men are - as a matter of fact, often they are more so!
American anarchist 1869-1940
In the true sense one's native land, with its background of tradition, early impressions, reminiscences and other things dear to one, is not enough to make sensitive human beings feel at home.
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