88 Touchy Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of touchy quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about heart touching.

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The Most Famous Touchy Quotes (Best in 2024)

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The wounded limb shrinks from the slightest touch; and a slight shadow alarms the nervous. [Lat., Membra reformidant mollem quoque saucia tactum: Vanaque sollicitis incutit umbra metum.] — Ovid

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch. — Leo Buscaglia

A wound will perhaps become tolerable with length of time; but wounds which are raw shudder at the touch of the hands. — Ovid

Tender inner weaknesses, revolting at mild touches of censure, are like diseased parts of the body, recoiling before even delicate handling. — Sri Yukteswar Giri

You cannot live when you are untouchable. Life is vulnerability. — Edouard Boubat

Such is the brutalization of commercial ethics in this country that no one can feel anything more delicate than the velvet touch of a soft buck. — Raymond Chandler

My skin is too thick and bullet proof to touch me. — Eminem

The finest qualities of our nature, like the bloom on fruits, can be preserved only by the most delicate handling. Yet we do not treat ourselves nor one another thus tenderly. — Henry David Thoreau

The dove, O hawk, that has once been wounded by thy talons, is frightened by the least movement of a wing. [Lat., Terretur minimo pennae stridore columba Unguibus, accipiter, saucia facta tuis.] — Ovid

I like boots that are comfortable. Better for fit and touch as well. — Neymar

Short Touchy Quotes

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  • Trust is the foundation of real teamwork (there is nothing touchy-feely about this). — Patrick Lencioni
  • Cats have no sense of humor, they have terribly inflated egos, and they are very touchy. — Robert A. Heinlein
  • Child molestation is a touchy subject... Read the papers! Half the country's doing it! — Woody Allen
  • Laughter at oneself is always proof that god has healed us in the touchy places! — Eugenia Price
  • I have to submit to much in order to pacify the touchy tribe of poets. — Horace
  • I like action more than anything touchy-feely. — Sayings
  • We came up with three core touchy feely words. — James Frank
  • Everybody wants to manage me; management is a touchy situation. — Boi-1da
  • My own parents were touchy-feely. — Ben Stiller

Very Touchy Quotes

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I love driving cars, looking at them, cleaning and washing and shining them. I clean 'em inside and outside. I'm very touchy about cars. I don't want anybody leaning on them or closing the door too hard, know what I mean? — Scott Baio

Sometimes, if a song is written, in essence, to be that stripped down, it's very touchy when you start adding things, because even the smallest thing can have a huge impact. Somebody has to make the decision that there's a better song in there if there's less. — Chris Cornell

Listening is not just hearing what someone tells you word for word. You have to listen with a heart. I don't want that to sound touchy-feely; it is not. It is very hard work. — Anna Deavere Smith

That's a very, very touchy subject, domestic violence. I think women don't realize is it's something that's very prevalent. It goes on, on a daily basis. — LaToya Jackson

The thing that gave me most pride about it was to see the smiles and the pride on my staff's faces, because a restaurant is a team thing, and for the whole team it's very much that touchy-feely thing that I could have helped them achieve such an award. — Paul Rankin

My mum is Croatian, and obviously she's female and she's very emotional, very hot-blooded, very touchy-feely, whereas I think my dad's quite British. — Tamara Ecclestone

Humor is very very risky, particularly for a candidate, unless he's been in so long that it just doesn't matter, and he's not running for president. But it's just that people are so sensitive and so touchy, and you're just going to upset somebody without ever realizing it. — Mark Russell

Heart Touching Quotes

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The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart. — Helen Keller

Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet. — Plato

Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts. — Charles Dickens

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. — Helen Keller

A true friend is the one who holds your hand and touches your heart. — Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The city of Chandigarh is planned to human scale. It puts us in touch with the infinite cosmos and nature. It provides us with places and buildings for all human activities by which the citizens can live a full and harmonious life. Here the radiance of nature and heart are within our reach. — Le Corbusier

There is a place you can touch a woman that will drive her crazy. Her heart. — Melanie Griffith

The Rosary is the most beautiful and the most rich in graces of all prayers; it is the prayer that touches most the Heart of the Mother of God...and if you wish peace to reign in your homes, recite the family Rosary. — Pope Pius X

We cannot have real independence unless the people banish the touch-me-not spirit from their hearts. — Mahatma Gandhi

When angels visit us, we do not hear the rustle of wings, nor feel the feathery touch of the breast of a dove; but we know their presence by the love they create in our hearts. — Mary Baker Eddy

Touchy Feely Quotes

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I don't think JetBlue has a better chance of being profitable than 100 other predecessors with new airplanes, new employees, low fares, all touchy-feely ... all of them are losers. Most of these guys are smoking ragweed. — Gordon Bethune

No matter what your profession – doctor, lawyer, architect, accountant – if you are an American, you better be good at the touchy-feely service stuff, because anything that can be digitized can be outsourced to either the smartest or the cheapest producer. — Thomas Friedman

Do-gooders are easily overlooked. We're supposed to be soft, touchy-feely types, who wear Birkenstocks, compost everything, and write poetry by candlelight. — Nancy Lublin

I told myself that if I didn't care, this wouldn't have hurt so much - surely that proved I was alive and human and all those touchy-feely things, for once and for all. But that wasn't a relief, not when I felt like a skyscraper with dynamite on every floor. — Jodi Picoult

Some people aren't touchy-feely, but I grew up in a family where you'd walk into the family room and there'd be five people on the couch with an arm here, an arm there, everyone scratching and taking turns. — Chris O'Donnell

I'm an observer in life, not a participant. That's why I'm a documentarian who looks through a camera. I'm not a touchy-feely person; I'm not a seminar person. — Joe Berlinger

Jesus," Dante interjected when the heavy quiet in the vehicle seemed endless. "All this touchy feely is making me itchy to kill something. How about we quit jerking each other off and go blow the roof off this mutha? — Tina St. John

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More Touchy Quotes

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There's one more thing I want to say. It's a touchy subject. Black beauty. Black sensuality. We live in a culture where the beauty of black people isn't always as celebrated as other types. I'd like to help change that if I can! — Jody Watley

In all thy humours, whether grave or mellow, Thou'rt such a touchy, testy, pleasant fellow, Hast so much wit and mirth and spleen about thee, There is no living with thee, nor without thee. — Joseph Addison

Trust is the foundation of real teamwork. And so the first dysfunction is a failure on the part of team members to understand and open up to one another. And if that sounds touchy-feely, let me explain, because there is nothing soft about it. It is an absolutely critical part of building a team. In fact, it’s probably the most critical. — Patrick Lencioni

I, for my own part, had much rather people should say of me that there neither is nor ever was such a man as Plutarch, than that they should say, "Plutarch is an unsteady, fickle, froward, vindictive, and touchy fellow. — Plutarch

[ When I met Barack Obama] He says, I do a pretty good me myself - he said something like that. But he's - he is a close talker. He's a touchy guy. — Jordan Peele

She had learned, in the slums of her childhood, that honest people were never touchy about the matter of being trusted. — Ayn Rand

Putting allows the touchy golfer two to four opportunities to blow a gasket in the short space of two to forty feet. — Tommy Bolt

People are, if anything, more touchy about being thought silly than they are about being thought unjust. — E. B. White

The labor of self-love is a heavy one indeed... The heart's fierce effort to protect itself from every slight, to shield its touchy honor from the bad opinion of friend and enemy, will never let the mind have rest. — Aiden Wilson Tozer

...and then she glared at me, the same glare my stepmother used to give me when I gave her the Nazi salute. That woman was so touchy about her resemblance to Hitler. — Darynda Jones

The topic of leadership is a touchy one. A lot of leaders fail because they don't have the bravery to touch that nerve or strike that chord. Throughout my years, I haven't had that fear. — Kobe Bryant

What the world most needs today are negative virtues - not minding people, not being huffy, touchy, irritable or revengeful. — E. M. Forster

I was so sensitive and touchy in a way that my character would never be. I was so protective and defensive of young girls, and sex in general. — Kristen Stewart

As a member of the Protestant British squirearchy ruling Ireland, he was touchy about his Irish origins. When in later life an enthusiastic Gael commended him as a famous Irishman, he replied "A man can be born in a stable, and yet not be an animal. — Duke of Wellington

He wasn't a great father. He was a great musician. That's always been a touchy one, and it will be until I can find the answer, but I don't know if there is one. — Julian Lennon

I had a lot of respect for Biggie, and it was just a weird, kinda difficult thing. When I'm doing touchy interviews like that, I just try to be fair to both parties. — Angie Martinez

I think any time you take on touchy subjects, you're going to offend some people, or you're going to please others. — Anna Paquin

Women's sexuality is something that is a very touchy subject for a lot of women...I had to free my body from all of the binding, all the shutting down, and all of the censorship I had already put on it. When I did that, everything in my life changed. My relationship with my husband changed. My relationship to the world changed. My relationship to my body changed. My relationship to my female friends changed in huge ways. — Sheila Kelley

Everybody is afraid to touch the topic of religion, especially with the extreme muslims. It's such a touchy subject. You can attack any other religion and nothing bad will come about. — Charlie Benante

Historically it has been a touchy subject, especially in the south where I am from, people don't really talk about it. If they do talk about it, it is often talked about negatively. Nowadays in light of the Black Lives Matter movement I think people should pay attention to these lives also. I think the Black community will really embrace the film [Moonlight]. It is about us. It is real. — Andre Holland

Everybody is afraid to touch the topic of religion, especially with the extreme muslims. It's such a touchy subject. You can attack any other religion and nothing bad will come about, but I think those that are extremists, the way they are taught or the way, as I'd like to say, "brain-washed." they're not of sound mind, They're of a different mind. — Charlie Benante

At the time I was first writing the stories/essays that appear in Oedipus Wrecked, I was still under the impression that people would be delighted to see their name in print. I overlooked the fact that I was writing about intimate matters, and people are a bit touchy about airing their private lives in such a public fashion. Especially when it's done without their consent. — Kevin Keck

I'm not that clued into what people are that touchy about and how many of them there are and how niche these niches are. — Joel Stein

Another touchy point: the inability of successive Israeli governments to deal with the propaganda war. Israel has a brilliant instrument in the IDF. We have a cyber-war unit which may become the best unit in the world to fight cyber problems. On the propaganda war...it is a large failure. — Manfred Gerstenfeld

I object to publishers: the one service they have done me is to teach me to do without them. They combine commercial rascality with artistic touchiness and pettishness, without being either good business men or fine judges of literature. — George Bernard Shaw

One thing I like about writing is that it provides such a wonderful opportunity for confidential chats with readers. In the privacy of writing, and reading, we can discuss topics that are a little touchy, a bit embarrassing, and feel less alone in the process. Feeling consumed by memories from high school. Feeling wimpy. Feeling time-obsessed. Yearning for our fathers. Wishing we were taller, or shorter, or less average. To name just a few. — Ralph Keyes

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