Quotation Explorer - 'Sensitive'

...To see your life flow in obscurity among the treasures of the heart and of nature, happy in your anonymity, and to occasionally lose yourself in reading or in the pleasure of being a sensitive admirer of the fine arts; that’s the image of modern life you’re looking for! - Paul-Amadeus Dienach
Spirit of God never do evilNever backbiting and hurtIts always penetrate toWhere sensitive enduranceLay on and obedience. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Students of the heavens are separable into astronomers and astrologers as readily as are the minor domestic ruminants into sheep and goats, but the separation of philosophers into sages and cranks seems to be more sensitive to frames of reference. - Willard Van Orman Quine
I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human with the soul of a clown, which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments. - Jim Morrison
I never wanted to be alone, but I always opted for loneliness. I am an emotional, sensitive and expressive creature. I cannot detach my feelings, never could I control. I fall in love and I can be easily broken. - M.F. Moonzajer
Most urgently, women's identity must be premised upon our "beauty" so that we will remain vulnerable to outside approval, carrying the vital sensitive organ of self-esteem exposed to the air. - Naomi Wolf
The physique of a Messiah. But too clever to believe in God or be convinced of his own mission. And too sensitive, even if he were convinced, to carry it out. His muscles would like to act and his feelings would like to believe; but his nerve-endings and his cleverness won't allow it. - Aldous Huxley
Pull the hair on my head the wrong way, and I would be on my knees begging for mercy. I have very sensitive follicles. - Benedict Cumberbatch
Life is all about adjustments and love is, to be sensitive to the needs of the other than your own needs. - Henrietta Newton Martin
Even the most sensitive person can get used to even the most insensitive things. - Rick Yancey
A picture lives by companionship, expanding and quickening in the eyes of the sensitive observer. It dies by the same token. It is therefore risky to send it out into the world. How often it must be impaired by the eyes of the unfeeling and the cruelty of the impotent. - Mark Rothko
One of the strengths of the belief in Antinous was its appeal to the most sensitive and inward of mystical natures as well as to the exuberant, joyous and ecstatic sides of human experience. - Royston Lambert
I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments. - Jim Morrison
My God, these Feeling types! ... Sensitive people are just tyrannical people - everybody else has to adapt to them. - Marie-Louise von Franz
People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history. - Dan Quayle
People that are really weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history. - Dan Quayle
He'd been told that women were sensitive about such things, as if a scar could somehow ruin their beauty, but scars were just stories told in flesh... - Larry Correia
Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I believed I was too sensitive and weak. To prove I wasn’t a victim anymore, I moved closer to painful experiences rather than away from them. Remaining in harm’s way and exposing myself to more pain kept me in the victim role rather than moving me out of it. - Christina Enevoldsen
Perhaps these are inward irritations always produced by love: the acutely sensitive nerves of intimacy: the haunting fear that all may not go well. - Anthony Powell
Love, I have always known, is an evolutionary trait. It is a delicately tuned, intricate, sensitive impulse, but a trait nevertheless, a reaction honed by millions of years of an ever-changing and complex mating instinct. - David Bajo
Adults tend to repress their pleasure. Sad to say, I think we become adults only through disappointment, grief, and lies. So of course gradually we become tough, less sensitive. - Jean-Louis Gassee
There are no forbidden questions in science, no matters too sensitive or delicate to be probed, no sacred truths. - Carl Sagan
When people talk about how fast children forget, how fast they forgive, how sensitive they are, I let it go in one ear and out the other. Children can remember and forget and totally freeze to death the people they don't like. - Peter Hoeg Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow
A man is just as sensitive as a woman because we are all human. - Terraine Francois
Sensitive people feel so deeply they often have to retreat from the world, in order to dig beneath the layers of pain to find their faith and courage. - Shannon L. Alder
Israel's first king, Saul, looked like he was born for the role. He was tall, handsome, intelligent, and sensitive to God's leading. But he eventually lost most of his attractive qualities, the most important being obedience. - Charles R. Swindoll
Creativity is contagious. And so is banality. Criticism is an art in itself. Don’t let the dullness around destroy the creativity within. T.S. Eliot said, honest criticism and sensitive appreciation is directed not upon the poet but upon the poetry. Good to remember… - Elif Shafak
Sensitive people are the heart of the world. Sensitive hearts will save this world if they are empowered. Caring deeply and feeling deeply is a gift. But it's important to shift it out of victim and wounded and into the strength and blessing that it truly is and can be. - Eileen Anglin
Sensitive people care when the world doesn't because we understand waiting to be rescued and no one shows up. We have rescued ourselves, so many times that we have become self taught in the art of compassion for those forgotten. - Shannon L. Alder
The emotional states are liberated inside water, we calm down emotionally, we become more sensitive, we are able to "touch" deeper ourselves and other beings. Empathy is echoing back to us giving subtle vibrations from the realm of the senses. Find your water ~ - Grigoris Deoudis
Every man is sensitive. Some cover it up with brutality, others with cowardice and vanity, but a small few wear it bravely like armor - Solange nicole
The hardest time in this world is for the sensitive and intelligent people. - Swami Dhyan Giten
My world is about FEELings. Sometimes, these feelings run so deep i fear i will drown.Creatively, it's a dream to be so sensitive. In real life, it's exhausting, as i tread water to keep myself from sinking. - Jaeda DeWalt
War makes men barbarous because, to take part in it, one must harden oneself against all regret, all appreciation of delicacy and sensitive values. One must live as if those values did not exist, and when the war is over one has lost the resilience to return to those values. - Cesare Pavese
We are more sensitive to losses than to gains; the pleasure of winning is less than the pain of losing. - John A. Daly
We all are sensitive to change, we don’t really like change - Sunday Adelaja
Sensitive people usually love deeply and hate deeply. They don't know any other way to live than by extremes because thier emotional theromastat is broken. - Shannon L. Alder
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears. - Edgar Allan Poe
deep inside I know that trying to figure things out leads to blindness, that the desire to understand has a built-in brutality that erases what you seek to comprehend. Only experience is sensitive. - Peter Høeg
A sensitive person must find a sensitive life partner otherwise a raw life partner would become a puzzle for his/her entire life - Muhammad Anwar Jalil
To take a side against Rushdie, or to be neutral and evasive about him in the name of some vaguely sensitive ecumenical conscience, is to stand against those who try to incubate a Reformation in the Muslim world. - Christopher Hitchens
The art of living... is neither careless drifting on the one hand nor fearful clinging to the past on the other. It consists in being sensitive to each moment, in regarding it as utterly new and unique, in having the mind open and wholly receptive. - Alan W. Watts
Sensitive people either love deeply or they regret deeply. There really is no middle ground because they live in passionate extremes. - Shannon L. Alder
I just know Maycomb. I'm not in the least sensitive about it, but good Lord, I'm certainly aware of it. - Harper Lee
Why do people say "grow some balls"? Balls are weak and sensitive. If you wanna be tough, grow a vagina. Those things can take a pounding. - Sheng Wang
Are we willing to shun vain repetition and keep our prayers out of an unchallenging rut by asking God to make us more sensitive to our own sin? - John Pereira
A human being was connected to the world through his or her skin and how could someone with clogged pores feel the environment or be sensitive to its vibrations? - Fatema Mernissi
There is no real silence for the sensitive ears and there is no real tranquility for the sensitive hearts! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A person feels the pain in judicious proportion to the sensitive nature cherished in own world; otherwise there is enough fun, happiness, enjoyment and pleasure in life. - Anuj Somany
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