Sensitizing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 363 pages
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Familiar Quotations SensitisingMen are just as sensitive, and in some ways more sensitive, than women are.ndash;Barbara De AngelisThe wine of Arpad Haraszthy has a bouquet all its own. It tickles and titillates the palate. It gurgles as it slips down the alimentary canal. It warms the cockles of the heart, and it burns the sensitive lining of the stomach.ndash;Ambrose BierceA talent somewhat above mediocrity, shrewd and not too sensitive, is more likely to rise in the world than genius.ndash;Charles Horton CooleyIn the true sense one's native land, with its background of tradition, early impressions, reminiscences and other things dear to one, is not enough to make sensitive human beings feel at home.ndash;Emma GoldmanMarijuana is self-punishing. It makes you acutely sensitive, and in this world, what worse punishment could there be?ndash;P. J. O'RourkeA woman simply is, but a man must become. Masculinity is risky and elusive. It is achieved by a revolt from woman, and it is confirmed only by other men. Manhood coerced into sensitivity is no manhood at all.ndash;Camille PagliaWe must prune it with care, so as only to remove the redundant branches, and not injure the stem, which has its root in a generous sensitiveness to shame.ndash;PlutarchPeople that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.ndash;Dan QuayleA sensitive plant in a garden grew, And the young winds fed it with silver dew, And it opened its fan-like leaves to the light, and closed them beneath the kisses of night.ndash;Percy Bysshe ShelleyThe vanity of men, a constant insult to women, is also the ground for the implicit feminine claim of superior sensitivity and morality.ndash;Patricia Meyer Spacks

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