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Quotes About Sentimentality
Quotes about Sentimentality
The quality or state of being sentimental is called sentimentality. Someone who is sentimental is said to exceedingly emotional who does not keep feelings and opinions to himself. A sentimental person carries emotion on his sleeves. In the words of Robert Frank, “I always say that I don't want to be sentimental, that the photographs shouldn't be sentimental, and yet, I am conscious of my sentimentality.” A sentimental person has no control over emotions and lets them come to the fore easily. A sentimental person exhibits the trait of sentimentality. A sentimentalist, according to Oscar Wilde is a person who wants to have the luxury of emotion without paying for it. Sentimentality is the flamboyant display of excessive and spurious emotions. It is deemed to be a mark of dishonesty. In the words of Norman Mailer, Sentimentality is the emotional promiscuity of those who have no sentiment.”