Sensitive Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old sensitive quotes, sensitive sayings, and sensitive proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

For a highly sensitive person, a drizzle feels like a monsoon. Anonymous
Before you say something, stop and think how you'd feel if someone said it to you. Anonymous
Everybody is so terribly sensitive about the things they know best. Norton Juster
Never apologize for being sensitive or emotional. It's a sign that you have a big heart, and that you aren't afraid to let others see it. Showing your emotions is a sign of strength. Brigitte Nicole
You cannot make everyone think and feel as deeply as you do. This is your tragedy, because you understand them but they do not understand you. Daniel Saint
Sensitive people either love deeply or they regret deeply. There really is no middle ground because they live in passionate extremes. Shannon L. Alder
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears. Edgar Allan Poe
All sensitive people agree that there is a peculiar emotion provoked by works of art. Clive Bell
Being overly sensitive to rejection can become a destructive virus. Robert Herjavec
Sensitive people faced with the prospect of a camera portrait put on a face they think is the one they would like to show to the world. Every so often what lies behind the facade is rare and more wonderful than the subject knows or dares to believe. Irving Penn
Women are sensitive, they over think every little thing and they care way more than they should, but that's what makes their love so strong. Anonymous
People need to learn that their actions do affect other people. So be careful what you say and do, it's not always just about you. Anonymous
Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use. Emily Post
As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others. Marianne Williamson
Always try to be more sensitive about people's feelings. Because there are times that a tear means happiness and a smile means hurt. Rani Waghule
When a person tells you that you hurt them, you don't get to decide that you didn't. Louis C.K
Rather than fearfully shutting down your sensitivity, dive in deeper into all possible feeling. As you expand, keep only those who are not afraid of oceans. Victoria Erickson
Sensitive to symptoms could enhance security. Toba Beta
Sensitive people suffer more, but they love more and dream more. Augusto Cury
Be sensitive and try to understand other people's pain. Sometimes that's all they need to heal. Anonymous
Sensitive souls draw in the negativity of others because they are so open. John Gray
Sensitive person is like an ice; if you warm him, he'll melt. Kozma Prutkov
Exaggerated sensitiveness is an expression of the feeling of inferiority. Alfred Adler
People who are much too sensitive to demand of cripples that they run races ask of the poor that they get up and act just like everyone else in the society. Michael Harrington
A sensitive soul sees the world through the lens of love. Anonymous
To a sensitive being, pity is not seldom pain. Herman Melville
People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history. Dan Quayle
We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain. Alan Watts
Sensitive people never like the fatigue of justifying their instincts. Harriet Beecher Stowe