Quotes: sentiments

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  • Adolf Loos
    Adolf Loos
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    Architecture arouses sentiments in man. The architect's task therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
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    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
    James Russell Lowell
    American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
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    Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary politician, philosopher, and writer 1740-1814
    Marquis de Sade
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    Humane sentiments are baseless, mad, and improper; they are incredibly feeble; never do they withstand the gainsaying passions, never do they resist bare necessity.
  • Benjamin Graham
    Benjamin Graham
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    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
  • Elizabeth Bowen
    Elizabeth Bowen
    Anglo-Irish Novelist 1899-1973
    Elizabeth Bowen
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    It is not our exalted feelings, it is our sentiments that build the necessary home.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    It's with bad sentiments that one makes good novels.


  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel.
  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
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    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.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    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
    Alfred de Vigny
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    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.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    Nothing is so contemptible as the sentiments of the mob.
  • Italo Calvino
    Italo Calvino
    Cuban Writer, Essayist, Journalist 1923-1985
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    Novels as dull as dishwater, with the grease of random sentiments floating on top.
  • Bhagat Singh
    Bhagat Singh
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    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.
  • Rebecca West
    Rebecca West
    British author 1892-1983
    Rebecca West
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    People call me feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
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