72+ Best Sensitive Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Sensitive is easily upset by the things people say or do, or causing people to be upset, embarrassed, or angry. Profoundly inspirational sensitive quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Famous Sensitive Quotes

I see myself as an intelligent, sensitive human, with the soul of a clown which forces me to blow it at the most important moments. Jim Morrison

Highly sensitive people are too often perceived as weaklings or damaged goods. To feel intensely is not a symptom of weakness, it is the trademark of the truly alive and compassionate. It is not the empath who is broken, it is society that has become dysfunctional and emotionally disabled. There is no shame in expressing your authentic feelings. Those who are at times described as being a hot mess or having too many issues are the very fabric of what keeps the dream alive for a more caring, humane world. Never be ashamed to let your tears shine a light in this world. Anthon St. Maarten

My biggest weakness is my sensitivity. I am too sensitive a person. Mike Tyson

To be of good quality, you have to excuse yourself from the presence of shallow and callow minded individuals. Michael Bassey Johnson

I am so attracted to ambition and drive and talent. If a man loves something and can put his heart into it, I am instantly into him. I like a strong man who can be in control and make decisions but who is sensitive and attentive. That is the perfect combination. Meaghan Rath

You don’t read Gatsby, I said, to learn whether adultery is good or bad but to learn about how complicated issues such as adultery and fidelity and marriage are. A great novel heightens your senses and sensitivity to the complexities of life and of individuals, and prevents you from the self righteousness that sees morality in fixed formulas about good and evil. Azar Nafisi

I’m very sensitive; I’m not moody. Heart Evangelista Beware of men who cry. It’s true that men who cry are sensitive to and in touch with feelings, but the only feelings they tend to be sensitive to and in touch with are their own. Nora Ephron

And why is it, thought Lara, that my fate is to see everything and take it all so much to heart? Boris Pasternak

Together we are stronger, our voices louder, and the synergy of our actions more powerful. Together we can prevail on the Navy to put commonsense safeguards in place, like requiring its ships to avoid the most sensitive marine mammal habitats and to stop their training exercises during peak migrations. Pierce Brosnan

A virtuos woman is not moved by big names and flamboyance, but only men of profound wisdom and integrity move her. Michael Bassey Johnson

The chief symptom of adolescence is a state of expectation, a tendency towards creative work, and a need for the strengthening of self confidence. Suddenly, the child becomes very sensitive to the rudeness and humiliations which he had previously suffered with patient indifference. Maria Montessori

When perception and sensitivity do meet, we feel empowered to create a colorful world and share a breathtaking experience. If our view can awaken and enrapture our feeling, we can also enhance our insight. Erik Pevernagie

The Creator, in taking infinite pains to shroud with mystery His presence in every atom of creation, could have had but one motive a sensitive desire that men seek Him only through free will. Paramahansa Yogananda

Sensitive people feel so deeply they often have to retreat from the world, in order to dig beneath the layers of pain to find their faith and courage. Shannon L. Alder

A trustee is held to something stricter than the morals of the market place. Not honesty alone, but the punctilio of an honor the most sensitive, is then the standard of behavior. Benjamin N. Cardozo

I despise my own hypersensitiveness, which requires so much reassurance. It is certainly abnormal to crave so much to be loved and understood. Anaïs Nin

Most cynics are really crushed romantics they’ve been hurt, they’re sensitive, and their cynicism is a shell that’s protecting this tiny, dear part in them that’s still alive. Jeff Bridges

If you lose your integrity, you will also lose your identity, your sensitivity and your dignity. Integrity is honesty, modesty and security in all kinds of weather. It should be our priority! Israelmore Ayivor

The death of my own son has made me more sensitive. It’s made me more compassionate. Rick Warren

As empaths, our high level of sensitivity means that we are prone to feeling like eternal outsiders who are in the world but not quite of the world. Aletheia Luna

There is no virtue in compulsory government charity, and there is no virtue in advocating it. A politician who portrays himself as caring and sensitive because he wants to expand the government’s charitable programs is merely saying that he’s willing to try to do good with other people’s money. P. J. O’Rourke

I will never grow thick skin so that you don’t have to feel bad about being a jerk to me. Dan Pearce

I think people are a lot more sensitive than they used to be, and quite rightly so. I don’t think we should be using racial jokes and things like that. Lewis Grizzard

A thorough inspection of someone you believed to be loveable will send you back into your shell if all you saw in their life was all bullshit. Michael Bassey Johnson

Perhaps more than any other, the food industry is very sensitive to consumer demand. Michael Pollan

I write because there are things in me that cannot die. Sanober Khan

I’m not generally a sensitive person, but I tend to be more sensitive toward others and what they’re going through. I don’t know if that’s the healthiest thing, but it’s the truth. Rihanna

Man’s sensitivity to little things and insensitivity to the greatest things are marks of a strange disorder. Blaise Pascal

You go through spells where you feel that maybe you’re too sensitive for this world. I certainly felt that. Winona Ryder

Some people are far more cognizant than others but sensitivity has its own cross to bear and ample insight, in many cases, can bring on disquietude. Donna Lynn Hope

Pull the hair on my head the wrong way, and I would be on my knees begging for mercy. I have very sensitive follicles. Benedict Cumberbatch

You can make heaven out of hell, or hell out of heaven. The choice is yours. Shannon L. Alder

An actor is supposed to be a sensitive instrument. Isaac Stern takes good care of his violin. What if everybody jumped on his violin? Marilyn Monroe

Am I too much for the world, or is the world too much for me? Kelli Jae Baeli

In real life, I am a very sensitive person as l lived alone in Chennai for 15 years without my family. I always remember that phase of my life. Ali

She had been defeated by herself alone, and the sadness of it left a dark shadow in her heart. It further sapped her confidence and left her ever more withdrawn, ever more capable of suppressing her feelings. Like her roughened hands, her sensitivity was slowly being hardened, and she drew relief from the numbness creeping through her. Yo Yo

My father, who was a cabinetmaker, told me, Wood has a grain and if you go into the grain, you have beauty. If you go against it, you have splinters it breaks. And I took that as my view of life. You have to follow the grain to be sensitive to the direction of life. Christian Louboutin

It’s a difficult thing having a heart made of glass; people don’t seem to realize how easily it shatters. How often I’ve swept up the pieces and carefully glued them back together. Richelle E. Goodrich

I suspect music is auditory cheesecake, an exquisite confection crafted to tickle the sensitive spots of our mental faculties. Steven Pinker

Forgive me for speaking frankly, but after the past quarter hour’s conversation, I am unconvinced that any of you possess the sense or sensitivity to impart the news in any respectful fashion. Tessa Dare

It is usually the imagination that is wounded first, rather than the heart; it being much more sensitive. Henry David Thoreau

It seems my heart is made of tissue paper; I wish the world would handle it more delicately. Richelle E. Goodrich

Wellness is not a medical fix but a way of living a lifestyle sensitive and responsive to all the dimensions of body, mind, and spirit, an approach to life we each design to achieve our highest potential for well being now and forever. Greg Anderson

The more sensitive the lunatic, the less able is he to resist this prying interest of the normal human being. I felt that Renée’s change of key to myself, I compared Renée to a sweet melody, a little flat despite its laborious harmonies was approaching. Colette

Architecture is exposed to life. If its body is sensitive enough, it can assume a quality that bears witness to past life. Peter Zumthor

Being sensitive is a gift that fosters peace. Help create a kinder, gentler world by embracing it. Amy Leigh Mercree

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

A writer is a hunter, with the increase in the arousal instincts, there is an increase in sensitivity and selectivity for hunting stories. Avijeet Das

Children will always be afraid of the dark, and men with minds sensitive to hereditary impulse will always tremble at the thought of the hidden and fathomless worlds of strange life which may pulsate in the gulfs beyond the stars, or press hideously upon our own globe in unholy dimensions which only the dead and the moonstruck can glimpse. H. P. Lovecraft

Emotional scar denotes us that not to test the sensitivity of the same scar again. Sonal Takalkar

I think Elvis loved his fans I think that’s why they loved him and still love him. Fans are very conscious and sensitive to the fact that performers love them. Minnie Pearl

I’d spent the last three years trying to build up some kind of a skin, so I wouldn’t drip with blood every time I brushed up against something. Janet Fitch

A sensitive person is seldom happy with the world the way it is. And since you cannot change it, you think, Might as well numb the anguish. If you’re using something to escape reality, then it’s something you need to address. Pooja Bhatt

We have to be as strong as we are sensitive, as intelligent as we are feeling, and as logical as we are creative. Donna Goddard

Basically I’m trying to make men more sensitive and women stronger. Miuccia Prada

I think I might like to grow thorns. Tough spines that barb anyone who grabs at me, tries to take from me, moves toward me any way other than delicately. Or thick boney horns I can point in front of me to shield the soft, sensitive parts. Not cruel, protected. Heather Durham

Religion is a very sensitive subject and reason for wars all over the world. Yolanda Hadid

Emotion is not encumbrance, emotion is energy. Amit Kalantri

We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain. Alan Watts

Only sensitivity to our own experience can drag us back from self deception, David Smail

Tell me I’m clever, Tell me I’m kind, Tell me I’m talented, Tell me I’m cute, Tell me I’m sensitive, Graceful and wise, Tell me I’m perfect  But tell me the truth. Shel Silverstein

In sum, secure attachment at all ages depends on the sensitivity of attachment figures. The results of intervention studies with infants, parents, and couples provide compelling evidence that sensitivity is a skill that can be taught and learned, and that can transform troubled relationships into well functioning, satisfying ones. Christopher Peterson

Idle youth, enslaved to everything; by being too sensitive I have wasted my life. Arthur Rimbaud

We want the mind of God; we seek the heart of Christ and even pray it, then receive them to a degree. But people are unable to bear these fully for He is both stronger and more sensitive than we. Criss Jami

Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Sometimes when he would tell me those stories his eyes would fill with tears. People used to say he was sentimental, but it was because he cared. He felt everything deeply. People around here used to call a man like him soft. Maybe so, he used to say, but I’m always hard when I have to be, you know that. He was full of little double meanings like that, my husband. Alistair MacLeod

It gives you a good feeling. Each year, you rediscover in a garden the magic of life. A flower arrives, and it is a miracle. The leaves fall in the autumn, and it looks fantastic. There is a tenderness about a garden, and you can’t help but be sensitive to that. Hubert de Givenchy

Stop thinking there’s something wrong with you. Stop smothering your sensitivity and vulnerability. Start to acknowledge and honour your feelings. Once you look at life through a different lens, your life will never be quite the same again. Dee Waldeck

The economy is a very sensitive organism. Hjalmar Schacht

Everyone’s nature is not alike. Because you have found your convictions within yourself and can take refuge in your own strength, you fail to realize the predicament of others. Rabindranath Tagore