Quotes by sentimentality
Quotes 1 till 8 of 8.
William S. Burroughs
American writer and artist 1914-1997
In deep sadness there is no place for sentimentality.
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger
American journalist 1951-
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.
English writer 1904-
Sentimentality - that's what we call the sentiment we don't share.
William Somerset Maugham
English writer 1874-1965
Sentimentality is the only sentiment that rubs you the wrong way.
Tanzanian politician 1938-2020
The idea of African brotherhood is often just a cover-up for laziness. We must see what is achievable in our circumstances and evaluate all decisions. In terms of regional economic integration, sentimentality is not enough. We really have to be frank and honest.Source: September 1999
Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
The only relationship that can make both partners happy is one in which sentimentality has no place and neither partner makes any claim on the life and freedom of the other.Source: De ondraaglijke lichtheid van het bestaan (1984)
American Author, Critic 1944-
The sight of a Black nun strikes their sentimentality; and, as I am unalterably rooted in native ground, they consider me a work of primitive art, housed in a magical color; the incarnation of civilized, anti-heathenism, and the fruit of a triumphing idea.
American physician, research scientist, and author 1869-1970
When I talked to my medical friends about the strange silence on this subject in American medical magazines and textbooks, I gained the impression that here was a subject tainted with Socialism or with feminine sentimentality for the poor.