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Sensibility Quotes


These are some of the best 'Sensibility' quotations and sayings.

Dearly bought the hidden treasure, finer feelings can bestow; chords that vibrate sweetest pleasure, thrill the deepest notes of woe.

It is with feeling as with religion, if a man really have any, he will have none to speak of.

Laughter and tears are meant to turn the wheels of the same machinery of sensibility; one is wind-power, and the other water-power; that is all.

Men's feelings are always purest and most glowing in the hour of meeting and of farewell; like the glaciers, which are transparent and rosy-hued only at sunrise and sunset, but throughout the day are gray and cold.

Sensibility is neither good, nor evil in itself, but in its application. - Under the influence of Christian principle it makes saints and martyrs; ill-directed, or uncontrolled, it is a snare, and the source of every temptation.

Sensibility is the power of woman.

Sensibility would be a good portress, if she had but one hand; with her right she opens the door to pleasure, but with her left to pain.

The heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touched by the thorns.

The period of tender sensibilities looks to a period of active character, for the formation of which the sensibilities are given and the requisite excitements provided, after which they pass from the form of mere sensibilities into habits and fixtures of feeling and action. - Character is made up, first of passive, afterward of active emotions.

Too much sensibility creates unhappiness; too much insensibility leads to crime.

Where virtue is, sensibility is its ornament and becoming attire; but it, and all the amiable qualities may become, and too often have become the panders of vice, and the instruments of seduction.