Insensibility Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 39 Quotes About Insensibility

#1. Make no mistake: one is not a better Quebecer because one speaks French. One is not less of a Quebecer because one speaks English. We all share the same rights. - Author: Pierre Moreau
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#2. Since its beginnings, Western music is bound, by an insurmountable convention, to the need to express subjectivity. It stands against the harsh sound of the outside world just as the sensitive soul stands against the insensibility of the universe. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#3. Excessive suffering brings with it a kind of dull insensibility and stupor.... - Author: Emile Gaboriau
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#4. Even in adversity, nobility shines through, when a man endures repeated and severe misfortune with patience, not owing to insensibility but from generosity and greatness of soul. - Author: Aristotle.
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#5. You shall not, for the sake of one individual, change the meaning of principle and integrity, nor endeavour to persuade yourself or me, that selfishness is prudence, and insensibility of danger security for happiness. - Author: Jane Austen
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#6. When I returned to partial life my face was wet with tears. How long that state of insensibility had lasted I cannot say. I had no means now of taking account of time. Never was solitude equal to this, never had any living being been so utterly forsaken. - Author: Jules Verne
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#7. Church and State, Soul and Body, God and Man, are all one at Mont Saint Michel, and the business of all is to fight, each in his own way, or to stand guard for each other. - Author: Henry Adams
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#8. [...] If it was not for the entail, I should not mind it."

"What should not you mind?"

"I should not mind anything at all."

"Let us be thankful that you are preserved from a state of such insensibility. - Author: Jane Austen
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#9. I'll shut myself off from everyone to the point of insensibility. Make an enemy of everyone, speak to no one. - Author: Franz Kafka
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#10. Love is frightened at the intervals of insensibility and callousness that encroach by little and little on the domain of grief, and it makes efforts to recall the keenness of the first anguish. - Author: George Eliot
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#11. You blocks, you stones, you worse than senseless things! - Author: William Shakespeare
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#12. Life is too short to worry about anything. You had better enjoy it because the next day promises nothing. - Author: Eric Davis
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#13. As I crawled out of the abyss of combat and over the rail of the Sea Runner, I realized that compassion for the sufferings of others is a burden to those who have it. As Wilfred Owen's poem "Insensibility" puts it so well, those who feel most of others suffer most in war. - Author: Eugene B. Sledge
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#14. Joe E. Lewis said, 'Money doesn't buy happiness but it calms the nerves.' And that is how I feel about a film being well-received. - Author: Alexander Payne
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#15. Why do that?" Mandi asked. "It seems like if you spent a bazillion dollars on a big house with a gorgeous view, you'd want to show it off." "The same reason that the Klingons have a cloaking device," Murphy answered. "I'm sorry, Murphy, I have a life." Mandi's tone was disdainful. - Author: Bobby Adair
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#16. Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind. - Author: Aristotle.
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#17. Insensibility, of all kinds, and on all occasions, most moves my imperial displeasure. - Author: Frances Burney
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#18. Might I be the one I am looking for? - Author: Natalie Clifford Barney
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#19. You know a people have given up when they stop teaching their children. - Author: Pierce Brown
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#20. Faith enables our spiritual sense to function. Where faith is defective, the result will be inward insensibility and numbness toward spiritual things. This is the condition of vast numbers of Christians today. - Author: A.W. Tozer
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#21. The real art is not to come up with extraordinary clever words but to make ordinary simple words do extraordinary things. To use the language that we all use and to make amazing things occur. - Author: Graham Swift
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#22. Too much sensibility creates unhappiness and too much insensibility creates crime. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#23. Sleep is a state in which a great part of every life is passed. No animal has yet been discovered, whose existence is not varied with intervals of insensibility; and some late philosophers have extended the empire of sleep over the vegetable world. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#24. We have seen when the earth had to be prepared for the habitation of man, a veil, as it were, of intermediate being was spread between him and its darkness, in which were joined in a subdued measure, the stability and insensibility of the earth, and the passion and perishing of mankind. - Author: John Ruskin
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#25. Much of the insensibility and hardness of the world is due to the lack of imagination which prevents a realization of the experiences of other people. - Author: Jane Addams
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#26. Be free from grief not through insensibility like the irrational animals, nor through want of thought like the foolish, but like a man of virtue by having reason as the consolation of grief. - Author: Epictetus
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#27. Probably, an increasingly desperate Bala-Tik thought as he let off yet another ineffectual blast, Solo had done it by talking all of them into a state of complete insensibility. - Author: Alan Dean Foster
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#28. I want to shove the question down his throat until he chokes on it. - Author: Courtney Summers
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#29. White men should exhibit the same insensibility to moral tortures that red men do to physical torments. - Author: Theophile Gautier
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#30. Forsaking the shield of insensibility she had tightly woven over herself during her years as a gelder, she unbarred her heart. She invited him in. - Author: Chris Lange
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#31. As fate is inexorable, and not to be moved either with tears or reproaches, an excess of sorrow is as foolish as profuse laughter; while, on the other hand, not to mourn at all is insensibility. - Author: Seneca The Younger
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#32. Californians have brought suburb-making almost to an art. Their cities and their country-side are equally suburban. No-one has a country house in California; no-one has a city house. It is good to see trees always from city windows, but it is not so good always to see houses from country windows. - Author: Stella Benson
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#33. An ounce of naivety can earn you many days of shame. An ounce of stupidity can earn you a hundred days of shame. An ounce of insensibility can earn you a thousand days of shame. An ounce of folly can earn you countless days of shame. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#34. An admitted insensibility or immorality simplifies life as much as does easy virtue; it converts reproachable actions, for which one no longer need seek any excuse, into a duty imposed by sincerity. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#35. The state should, I think, be called 'anesthesia.' This signifies insensibility. - Author: William Thomas Green Morton
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#36. We are little flames, inadequately sheltered by thin walls from the tempest of dissolution and insensibility in which we flicker and often are all but extinguished. - Author: Erich Maria Remarque
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#37. The only lightless dark is the night of ignorance and insensibility. We differ, blind and seeing, one from another, not in our senses, but in the use we make of them, in the imagination and courage with which we seek wisdom beyond our senses. - Author: Helen Keller
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#38. Perfection is impossible. Trying to do your best is important, but loving yourself and loving others should come first. - Author: AnnaSophia Robb
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#39. I didn't know what I was supposed to say about that, so I just said, Wow - Author: Meg Cabot
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