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Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.
With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.
He who molds the public sentiment... makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.
It's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.
It is as healthy to enjoy sentiment as to enjoy jam.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds of every sentiment of dislike, friendship, anger or pity.
But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment; the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite.
Honore de Balzac
Sentimentality is the only sentiment that rubs you the wrong way.
W. Somerset Maugham
A man's sentiments are generally just and right, while it is second selfish thought which makes him trim and adopt some other view. The best reforms are worked out when sentiment operates, as it does in women, with the indignation of righteousness.
Three hundred years ago a prisoner condemned to the Tower of London carved on the wall of his cell this sentiment to keep up his spirits during his long imprisonment: 'It is not adversity that kills, but the impatience with which we bear adversity.
Let us beware of common folk, of common sense, of sentiment, of inspiration, and of the obvious.
Politicians neither love nor hate. Interest, not sentiment, directs them.
A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
The thing about Occupy is that the sentiment the movement embodies is timeless: Don't be greedy, share.
From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion: I know no other religion; I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion; religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery.
John Henry Newman
Though times have changed, it's a nice surprise to see that youthful feeling of anti-war sentiment returning once more to the cobbled main streets of Europe.
Accuracy is, in every case, advantageous to beauty, and just reasoning to delicate sentiment. In vain would we exalt the one by depreciating the other.
According to the new ethics, virtue is not restrictive but expansive, a sentiment and even an intoxication.
It is my living sentiment, and by the blessing of God it shall be my dying sentiment, independence now and independence forever.
We would betray our values and play into our enemies' hands if we were to treat Muslims differently than anyone else. In fact, to cave to popular sentiment would be to hand a victory to the terrorists, and we should not stand for that.
The difference between sentiment and being sentimental is the following: Sentiment is when a driver swerves out of the way to avoid hitting a rabbit on the road. Being sentimental is when the same driver, when swerving away from the rabbit, hits a pedestrian.
What a turnaround in sentiment 'Glee' exemplifies. It was only a few years ago that pursuing the dream of a Broadway career or cabaret stardom relegated some poor yearning dope to a lavender ghetto of losers, self-deluders, and social rejects.
Sentimentality - that's what we call the sentiment we don't share.
Rarely in modern times has there been such a revolution in commercial sentiment as occurred in 2008, or such a display in government and business of panic and helplessness.
I do not know whether there be, as a rule, more vocal expression of the sentiment of love between a man and a woman, than there is between two thrushes. They whistle and call to each other, guided by instinct rather than by reason.
Sentimentality is the emotional promiscuity of those who have no sentiment.
It's a very romantic sentiment, but to think that you would die if you didn't write, well, I would definitely choose to not write and live.
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