Quotes by sentiments
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Austrian and Czechoslovak architect 1870-1933
Architecture arouses sentiments in man. The architect's task therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise.
American politician and member 1948-
Barack Obama likes to point to General Motors as the poster child for the job creation success of his economic policies. However, whatever your sentiments about the government's bailout of General Motors, for every job Barack Obama 'saved-or-created' in the U.S. there were two jobs off shore.
James Russell Lowell
American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
Marquis de Sade
French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
Humane sentiments are baseless, mad, and improper; they are incredibly feeble; never do they withstand the gainsaying passions, never do they resist bare necessity.
British-born American economist, professor and investor 1894-1976
Instead of passing blithely over into that Promised Land, flowing almost literally with milk and honey, it may be our destiny to wander a full 40 years or more in the wilderness of doubt and divided sentiments.Source: Storage and Stability Part I, Ch. I, The Changing Role of Surplus Stocks
Anglo-Irish Novelist 1899-1973
It is not our exalted feelings, it is our sentiments that build the necessary home.
English writer 1894-1963
It's with bad sentiments that one makes good novels.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
American writer and poet 1809-1894
Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel.
British writer and artist 1670-1733
No habit or quality is more easily acquired than hypocrisy, nor any thing sooner learned than to deny the sentiments of our hearts and the principle we act from: but the seeds of every passion are innate to us, and nobody comes into the world without them.
American philosopher 1842-1910
No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how good one's sentiments may be, if one has not taken advantage of every concrete opportunity to act, one's character may remain entirely unaffected for the better.
Alfred de Vigny
French poet 1797-1863
No writer, no matter how gifted, immortalizes himself unless he has crystallized into expressive and original phrase the eternal sentiments and yearnings of the human heart.
Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
Nothing is so contemptible as the sentiments of the mob.
Cuban Writer, Essayist, Journalist 1923-1985
Novels as dull as dishwater, with the grease of random sentiments floating on top.
Indian socialist revolutionary 1907-1931
Our entire family is replete with sentiments of patriotism. Uncle Swarna Singh left for his heavenly abode in jail in 1910, two or three years after my birth. Uncle Ajit Singh is leading the life of an exile in foreign countries.
British author 1892-1983
People call me feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.