Sensitivity Quotes

Exaggerated sensitiveness is an expression of the feeling of inferiority. Alfred Adler

Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth. Goethe

Manhood coerced into sensitivity is no manhood at all. Camille Paglia

The ‘sensitiveness’ claimed by neurotic is matched by their egotism: they cannot abide the flaunting by others of the sufferings to which they pay an even increasing amount of attention in themselves. Marcel Proust

The sensitivity of men to small matters, and their indifference to great ones, indicates a strange inversion. Blaise Pascal

I never meet anyone nowadays who admits to having had a happy childhood. Everyone appears to think happiness betokens a lack of sensitivity. Jessamyn West

Marijuana is…self-punishing. It makes you acutely sensitive, and in this world, what worse punishment could there be? P J O’Rourke

Poets, we know, are terribly sensitive people, and in my observation one of the things they are most sensitive about is money. Robert Penn Warren