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Quotes About Sensitive

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Edgar Allan Poe
“Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.”
Edgar Allan Poe

Charles Dickens
“It is because I think so much of warm and sensitive hearts, that I would spare them from being wounded.”
Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

David Sedaris
“I hate you' she said to me one afternoon. 'I really, really hate you.' Call me sensitive, but I couldn't help but take it personally.”
David Sedaris, Me Talk Pretty One Day

Holly Black
“Baby," she says in a harsh whisper, "in this world, lots of people will try to grind you down. They need you to be small so they can be big. You let them think whatever they want, but you make sure you get yours. You get yours.”
Holly Black, Red Glove

Lynda Barry
“There are certain children who are told they are too sensitive, and there are certain adults who believe sensitivity is a problem that can be fixed in the way that crooked teeth can be fixed and made straight. And when these two come together you get a fairytale, a kind of story with hopelessness in it.

I believe there is something in these old stories that does what singing does to words. They have transformational capabilities, in the way melody can transform mood.

They can't transform your actual situation, but they can transform your experience of it. We don't create a fantasy world to escape reality, we create it to be able to stay. I believe we have always done this, used images to stand and understand what otherwise would be intolerable.”
Lynda Barry, What It Is

Holly Black
“I'm afraid my voice is going to break. I am afraid she is going to hear how much this hurts.”
Holly Black, Red Glove

Bohumil Hrabal
“He was a gentle and sensitive soul, and therefore had a short temper, which is why he went straight after everything with an ax...”
Bohumil Hrabal, I Served the King of England

E.M. Forster
“I believe in aristocracy, though -- if that is the right word, and if a democrat may use it. Not an aristocracy of power, based upon rank and influence, but an aristocracy of the sensitive, the considerate and the plucky. Its members are to be found in all nations and classes, and all through the ages, and there is a secreat understanding between them when they meet. They represent the true human tradition, the one permanent victory of our queer race over cruelty and chaos. Thousands of them perish in obscurity, a few are great names. They are sensitive for others as well as themselves, they are considerate without being fussy, their pluck is not swankiness but power to endure, and they can take a joke.”
E.M. Forster, Two Cheers for Democracy

Shannon L. Alder
“The most introspective of souls are often those that have been hurt the most.”
Shannon L. Alder

Shannon L. Alder
“You are going to do some really stupid and mean things in the name of love. Don’t be so hard on yourself when things don’t turn out. You are a good person that loved deeply. Anybody worth having will know that hurting someone is not showing someone who you really are. You’re a sensitive person that showed the depth of your love, by the depth of your pain. Fairytale love will show you only one face. Real love will show you as many faces as it takes to get you to see how much that person really wanted you in their life.”
Shannon L. Alder

Leo Tolstoy
“Ah, if everyone was as sensitive as you! There's no girl who hasn't gone through that. And it's all so unimportant!”
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

Shannon L. Alder
“I existed on my own terms. I was different my entire life. Some called me divergent, wild, crazy, unpredictable and unconformed—an apostate to the rules of the majority. I called myself God’s creation and found purpose in the madness. When that day came, I didn’t allow other people to dictate how I should feel or act. I learned there was no shame in imperfection because history had shown being different had the power to change perspectives and eventually the world. This is when I realized that flaws had responsibility. This was the day that I learned I was truly BLESSED.”
Shannon L. Alder

Thomas Hardy
“--the ethereal, fine-nerved, sensitive girl, quite unfitted by temperament and instinct to fulfil the conditions of the matrimonial relation with Phillotson, possibly with scarce any man...”
Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure

Michael Bassey Johnson
“True love is jealousy in disguise: A man cannot restrict his lover from going to the club because he hates her, he actually hates the men who would come around and touch her.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Donna Lynn Hope
“Some people are far more cognizant than others but sensitivity has its own cross to bear and ample insight, in many cases, can bring on disquietude.”
Donna Lynn Hope

Donna Lynn Hope
“The people you think are the happiest are usually the saddest; that's because they see more and feel deeper than others do. They are the sensitive and they see beyond the veil of what's tangible and what's not. They wear no masks and can see through the masks of others. The sensitive to life are few in number, which is why they feel so alone...because they are all alone.”
Donna Lynn Hope

Marisha Pessl
“To be sensitive is fine, but it makes day-to-day living- life -rather painful.”
Marisha Pessl, Special Topics in Calamity Physics

“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

Toba Beta
“Sensitive to symptoms could enhance security.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Criss Jami
“The most fragile, unhappy people destine themselves to live lives of constantly reminding themselves to be happy.”
Criss Jami

Johann Baptist Metz
“Nismo li možda tijekom vremena tumačili kršćanstvo suviše isključivo kao religiju osjetljivu za grijeh te u skladu s tim premalo osjetljivu za trpljenje?”
Johann Baptist Metz, Memoria passionis: Ein provozierendes Gedächtnis in pluralistischer Gesellschaft

Michael Bassey Johnson
“A thorough inspection of someone you believed to be loveable will send you back into your shell if all you saw in their life was all bullshit.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Mary Buchan
“The good thing about having our buttons pushed is that we can no longer ignore the sensitive areas where we need to heal.”
Mary Buchan, Over iT: How to Live Above Your Circumstances and Beyond Yourself

Malcolm Bradbury
“Well, aren't you just saying it's better to be neurotic, sensitive, and miserable than unimaginative, adjusted and content? Is it really better?”
Malcolm Bradbury, Eating People is Wrong

Donna Lynn Hope
“Three of them have the gift of sight but two of them ignore it when what they want most is to believe "this one" will be different.”
Donna Lynn Hope

Jim Butcher
“Monsters are born of pain, and grief, and loss, and anger. Your heart is full of them.-
-"And?"
And it makes you vulnerable.”
Jim Butcher, Summer Knight

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