Sentimental Quotes

Sentimental Quotes

Take a look at this compilation of sentimental quotes, which will help you get through a rough patch or simply keep you going at any point in time.
Over time, the younger generation has come to believe that anything that is sentimental is cheesy, sappy, and simply embarrassing. However, there are still a select few who believe in the power of sentiment, of emotion, and of feeling. An inspirational quote about love, life, friendship, or anything you hear that is moving, or even life changing can be termed as a sentimental quote. We all need to read or hear something that touches a chord within us every once in a while. It's healthy, it makes us think, and recognizes feelings and emotions we didn't know we had.

When you find yourself down in the dumps, or just need a little push to uplift your spirits, or want to simply communicate with someone in a few words, what do you think will help you. It is these sentimental life quotes, love quotes, and friendship quotes that can help you. In effect, one may be sentimental about absolutely anything, but it is these three things that we find ourselves pondering about most often. So, here are some quotes on life, love, and friendship to get you thinking and appreciating all that you have in life. Take a look.

On Life

To expect too much is to have a sentimental view of life, and this is a softness that ends in bitterness. - Flannery O'Connor

Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once. - Lillian Dickson

Living involves tearing up one rough draft after another. - Author Unknown

Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The job of the poet is to render the world - to see it and report it without loss, without perversion. No poet ever talks about feelings. Only sentimental people do. - Mark van Doren

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life. - Albert Camus

We're a sentimental people. We like a few kind words better than millions of dollars given in a humiliating way. - Gamal Abdel Nasser

Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going. - Tennessee Williams

The world makes up for all its follies and injustices by being damnably sentimental. - Thomas Henry Huxley

Given another shot at life, I would seize every minute...look at it and really see it... live it...and never give it back. Stop sweating the small stuff. Don't worry about who doesn't like you, who has more, or who's doing what. Instead, let's cherish the relationships we have with those who do love us. - Erma Bombeck

On Love

Every man is afraid of something. That's how you know he's in love with you; when he is afraid of losing you. - Author Unknown

A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it. - Frank A. Clark

Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity. - Henry Van Dyke

The love that lasts the longest is the love that is never returned. - William Somerset Maugham

A hundred hearts would be too few
To carry all my love for you.
- Author Unknown

Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence. - David Byrne

Loving is never a waste of time. - Astrid Alauda

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul. - Judy Garland

At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet. - Plato

We say we love flowers, yet we pluck them. We say we love trees, yet we cut them down. And people still wonder why some are afraid when told they are loved. - Author Unknown

On Friendship

Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up. - Bible: Ecclesiastes

True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable. - Dave Tyson Gentry

It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help. - Epicurus

If ever there is tomorrow when we're not together.. there is something you must always remember. you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. but the most important thing is, even if we're apart.. I'll always be with you. - Winnie the Pooh

Everyone has a 'best friend' during each stage of life - only a precious few have the same one. - Anonymous

Even though we've changed and we're all finding our own place in the world, we all know that when the tears fall or the smile spreads across our face, we'll come to each other because no matter where this crazy world takes us, nothing will ever change so much to the point where we're not all still friends. - Author Unknown

What a man calls his "conscience" is merely the mental action that follows a sentimental reaction after too much wine or love. - Helen Rowland

I have learned that to have a good friend is the purest of all God's gifts, for it is a love that has no exchange of payment. - Frances Farmer

You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job. - Laurence J. Peter

We cannot tell the exact moment a friendship is formed; as in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over; so in a series of kindnesses, there is at last one that makes the heart run over. - Author Unknown

There is of course, no need to get sentimental about everything. However, as mentioned earlier, every once in a while, you do need something that will revive the human being in you, will make you aware of yourself, and all that you have been blessed with.
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