37 Quotes About Being Sentimental

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Finding value in something that others may not see just means that it has a more personal meaning to you. These quotes about being sentimental capture the feelings of holding some things nearer to your heart than others.

“A hug is like a boomerang – you get it back right away.”

“A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears.”

“But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.”

“Can miles truly separate you from friends… If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?”

“Each moment of a happy lover’s hour is worth an age of dull and common life.”

“For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.”

“Friends… they cherish one another’s hopes. They are kind to one another’s dreams.”

“I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love.”

“I don’t have sentimental attachments to characters at all.”

“I don’t think it’s good to be sentimental, so I try not to be.”

“I know I’m not going to be in your head all the time. But once you know me, I’ll be forever in your heart.”

“I love everything that’s old—old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.”

“If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.”

“If you assume that the new – and simply because it’s new – is always to be better than the old, chances are you’ve never known anything valuable.”

“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.”

“If you love something let it go free. If it doesn’t come back, you never had it. If it comes back, love it forever.”

“I’m a romantic; a sentimental person thinks things will last, a romantic person hopes against hope that they won’t.”

“I’m for conservation, but it’s mostly a con. That’s the trouble. It’s sentimental. Buy an elephant a drink, a lion an acre.”

“I’m pretty good at surprising friends and family with gifts. I tend to go towards the more sentimental side of giving.”

“In basic research, intellectual rigor and sentimental freedom necessarily alternate.”

“In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.”

“Love alone is capable of uniting living beings in such a way as to complete and fulfill them, for it alone takes them and joins them by what is deepest in themselves.”

“Love him and let him love you. Do you think anything else under heaven really matters?”

“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.”

“Love is when he gives you a piece of your soul, that you never knew was missing.”

“My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.”

“Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.”

“Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.”

“Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”

“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.”

“The most introspective of hearts tends to be the most sentimental. We cling to the smallest moments from our past because we fear that emotion will never come our way again.”

“The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.”

“The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.”

“To expect too much is to have a sentimental view of life and this is a softness that ends in bitterness.”

“To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.”

“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.”

“Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.”

Just because you may be more sentimental to things than others, does not necessarily mean you are wrong.