70 Quotes on sensibility to go through and just become a bit sensible!


Quotes on sensibility


Quotes on sensibility. Sensibility is the term that refers to the duration taken to respond to any stimuli. If the thing or person is responding too quick, then it will be called too sensible. If the response is given with a little time, then it will be called less sensible. So, sensibility depends on the response by the particular thing or person. It is found that 99% of the females are most sensible as compared to that of males. We all are human beings, and we all do respond, and the responding duration is the least in the case of all-female humans. That's why they are known to be soft-hearted, highly sensible, and a lot more conscious than the rest of the humans. Sensibility comes from the thinking process, the person who thinks on the edge, will always be less sensitive, whereas, the person having a deep thought, will be highly sensitive. So, just go through the following quotes on sensibility and find your type!

Quotes on sensibility


1. "Nearly all our originality comes from the stamp that time impresses upon our sensibility."  Charles Baudelaire

2. "It appears to me that strong sense and acute sensibility together constitute genius."  George Pope Morris

3. "Light comes to us by the sensibility. Without visual sensibility there is no light, no movement."  Robert Delaunay

4. "The man who has lived the longest is not he who has spent the greatest number of years, but he who has had the greatest sensibility of life."  Jean-Baptiste Rousseau

5. "In the art world, creativity involves aesthetic sensibility, emotional resonance and a gift for expression."  Edward de Bono

6. "In order to move others deeply we must deliberately allow ourselves to be carried away beyond the bounds of our normal sensibility."  Joseph Conrad

7. "Experience is never limited, and it is never complete"  Henry James

8. "The wild-flower wreath of feeling, the sunbeam of the heart." — Fitz-Greene Halleck

9. "Where bright imagination reigns, the fine-wrought spirit feels acuter pains."  Hannah More


Quotes on sensibility


10. "We live less and less, and we learn more and more. Sensibility is surrendering to intelligence."  Remy de Gourmont

11. "Courage - a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it."  William Tecumseh Sherman

12. "And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns."  Thomas Moore

13. "It is not time or opportunity that is to determine intimacy;—it is disposition alone. Seven years would be insufficient to make some people acquainted with each other, and seven days are more than enough for others."  Jane Austen

14. "Sensibility appears to me to be 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; besides, as people cannot get it if it is not given them, to descant on it seems to me as idle as to recommend people to have black eyes or fair complexions."  Hannah More

15. "The hearts of some women tremble like leaves at every breath of love which reaches them, and they are still again. Others, like the ocean, are moved only by the breath of a storm, and not so easily lulled to rest."  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

16. "The man of sensibility is too busy talking about his feelings to have time for good deeds." — Mason Cooley

17. "Where virtue is, sensibility is the ornament and becoming attire of virtue. On certain occasions it may almost be said to become virtue. But sensibility and all the amiable qualities may likewise become, and too often have become, the panders of vice and the instruments of seduction."  Samuel Taylor Coleridge

18. "What do you know of my heart? What do you know of anything but your own suffering?"  Jane Austen

19. "Your beauty is in your sensitivity. Don't let anyone take it from you"  Yasmin Mogahed


Quotes on sensibility


20. "Excessive sensibility is only another name for morbid self-consciousness."  Christian Nestell Bovee

21. "At my time of life opinions are tolerably fixed. It is not likely that I should now see or hear anything to change them."  Jane Austen

22. "The cure for tender sensibilities is to make more of our objects and less of our selves."  Christian Nestell Bovee

23. "It isn't what we say or think that defines us, but what we do." — Jane Austen

24. "Marianne was silent; it was impossible for her to say what she did not feel, however trivial the occasion."  Jane Austen

25. "Cold-hearted Elinor! Oh! Worse than cold-hearted! Ashamed of being otherwise.--Marianne Dashwood"  Jane Austen

26. "There is something so amiable in the prejudices of a young mind, that one is sorry to see them give way to the reception of more general opinions." — Jane Austen

27. "Had I not been bound to silence I could have provided proof enough of a broken heart, even for you."  Jane Austen

28. "Chords that vibrate sweetest pleasure Thrill the deepest notes of woe."  Robert Burns

29. "Susceptible persons are more affected by a change of tone that by unexpected words."  George Eliot


Quotes on sensibility


30. "Know your own happiness. You want nothing but patience- or give it a more fascinating name, call it hope."  Jane Austen

31. "people always live for ever when there is an annuity to be paid them"  Jane Austen

32. "The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love."  Jane Austen

33. "I am afraid that the pleasantness of an employment does not always evince its propriety."  Jane Austen

34. “She was sensible and clever, but eager in everything; her sorrows, her joys, could have no moderation.” ― Jane Austen

35. “The only man who behaved sensibly was my tailor: he took my measure anew every time he saw me, whilst all the rest went on with their old measurements and expected them to fit me.” ― George Bernard Shaw

36. “University can teach you skill and give you opportunity, but it can't teach you sense, nor give you understanding. Sense and understanding are produced within one's soul.” ― C. JoyBell C.

37. “People always call it luck when you’ve acted more sensibly than they have. ” ― Anne Tyler

38. “Still, they have one thing I envy. Humans, if nothing else, have the good sense to die.” ― Markus Zusak

39. “I wanted to get the tears out of the way so I could act sensibly.” ― Joan Didion


Quotes on sensibility


40. “Did they know why they knew? Not at all. But the Knew!” ― Malcolm Gladwell

41. “She was nothing more than a mere good-tempered, civil and obliging Young Woman; as such we could scarcely dislike her -- she was only an Object of Contempt” ― Jane Austen

42. “Thorns with rose petals, beauty with imperfection, softness of insensibility, pain of love; duality of human nature” ― Val Uchendu

43. “He possesses the minimum sensibility necessary for his intelligence not to be merely mathematical, the minimum a human being needs so that it can be proven with a thermometer that he's not dead.” ― Álvaro de Campos

44. “Cleverness is no guarantee of sensible behavior.” ― Joe Abercrombie

45. "Experience is never limited, and it is never complete; it is an immense sensibility, a kind of huge spider-web of the finest silken threads suspended in the chamber of consciousness, and catching every air-borne particle in its tissue." — Henry James

46. "I wish, as well as everybody else, to be perfectly happy; but, like everybody else, it must be in my own way."  Jane Austen 

47. "I sit with my toes in a brook, And if any one axes forwhy? I hits them a rap with my crook, For 'tis sentiment does it, says I."  Horace Walpole

48. "There is a painful difference between the expectation of an unpleasant event and its final certainty."  Emma Thompson

49. "They gave themselves up wholly to their sorrow, seeking increase of wretchedness in every reflection that could afford it, and resolved against ever admitting consolation in future."  Jane Austen




50. "Elinor agreed with it all, for she did not think he deserved the compliment of rational opposition."  Jane Austen

51. "If I could but know his heart, everything would become easy."  Jane Austen

52. "He was not an ill-disposed young man, unless to be rather cold hearted, and rather selfish, is to be ill-disposed."  Jane Austen

53. "All thought must, directly or indirectly, by way of certain characters, relate ultimately to intuitions, and therefore, with us, to sensibility, because in no other way can an object be given to us."  Immanuel Kant

54. "I have not wanted syllables where actions have spoken so plainly."  Jane Austen

55. "On every formal visit a child ought to be of the party, by way of provisions for discourse." — Jane Austen

56. "You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility to steal into my affections without my consent."  Alexander Hamilton

57. "I could not be happy with a man whose taste did not in every point coincide with my own. He must enter in all my feelings; the same books, the same music must charm us both."  Jane Austen

58. "Art is pattern informed by sensibility." — Herbert Read

59. "I never wish to offend, but I am so foolishly shy, that I often seem negligent, when I am only kept back by my natural awkwardness."  Jane Austen




60. "Always resignation and acceptance. Always prudence and honour and duty. Elinor, where is your heart?"  Jane Austen

61. "Let me not to the marriage of true minds"  William Shakespeare

62. "I come here with no expectations, only to profess, now that I am at liberty to do so, that my heart is and always will be yours."  Jane Austen

63. "We care not how many see us in choler, when we rave and bluster, and make as much noise and bustle as we can; but if the kindest and most generous affection comes across us, we suppress every sign of it, and hide ourselves in nooks and covert."  Walter Savage Landor

64. "Money can only give happiness where there is nothing else to give it."  Jane Austen

65. "Feeling hearts--touch them but lightly--pour. A thousand melodies unheard before."  Samuel Rogers

66. "The only person who acts sensibly is my tailor. He takes my measure anew every time he sees me. Everyone else goes by their old measurements."  George Bernard Shaw

67. "The cultivation of sensibility on purely personal lines may, in fact, be the very worst training for a world where only the corporate and the cooperative will matter."  John Grierson

68. "Sensitiveness is closely allied to egotism; and excessive sensibility is only another name for morbid self-consciousness. The cure for tender sensibilities is to make more of our objects and less of our selves."  Christian Nestell Bovee

69. "I wanted to make an image for myself as an outlaw type. A kind of rock 'n' roll sensibility."  Nicolas Cage




70. "but for my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short."  Jane Austen








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