I'm a romantic; a sentimental person thinks things will last; a romantic person hopes against hope that they won't.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald

Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Oscar Wilde sentimentalism quote

A man's penmanship is an unfailing index of his character, moral and mental, and a criterion by which to judge his peculiarities of taste and sentiments.
— Philip Dormer Stanhope

Religion is the sign of the oppressed creature, the sentiment of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
— Karl Marx

Sentimentalism is the working off on yourself of feelings you haven't really got.
— sentimentalism quotation by D. H. Lawrence