Sentiment Quotes

Sentiment is the mightiest force in civilization; not sentimentality, but sentiment. J Ellen Foster

After science comes sentiment. Herman Melville

It is as healthy to enjoy sentiment as to enjoy jam. G K Chesterton

Sentiment is intellectualized emotion, – emotion precipitated, as it were, in pretty crystals by the fancy. James Russell Lowell

Show me the business man or institution not guided by sentiment and service; by the idea that ‘he profits most who serves best’ and I will show you a man or an outfit that is dead or dying. Charles H Spurgeon

One act of beneficence, one act of real usefulness, is worth all the abstract sentiment in the world. Ann Radcliffe

The value of a sentiment is the amount of sacrifice you are prepared to make for it. John Galsworthy

Sentiment is the poetry of the imagination. Alphonse de Lamartine