Quotations on Sensitivity

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Although economists have studied the sensitivity of import and export volumes to changes in the exchange rate, there is still much uncertainty about just how much the dollar must change to bring about any given reduction in our trade deficit.
- Martin Feldstein
(Keywords: Change, Sensitivity, Trade, Uncertainty)

How do we know that Moses was grown up? Because he went out unto his brethren, and was ready to bear the burdens and share the plight of his people. Maturity is sensitivity to human suffering.
- Julius Gordon
(Keywords: People, Maturity, Sensitivity, Suffering)

If you want to move people, you look for a point of sensitivity, and in Egypt nothing moves people as much as religion.
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Keywords: Religion, People, Nothing, Sensitivity, Want)

Color is a matter of taste and of sensitivity.
- Edouard Manet
(Keywords: Sensitivity, Taste)

The good moral work of art should have all the qualities that a good amoral work of art should have, such as formal unity, balance, contrast, and a sensitivity to the material out of which it is made.
- Norman McLaren
(Keywords: Art, Work, Balance, Contrast, Sensitivity, Unity)

You could write a song about some kind of emotional problem you are having, but it would not be a good song, in my eyes, until it went through a period of sensitivity to a moment of clarity. Without that moment of clarity to contribute to the song, it's just complaining.
- Joni Mitchell
(Keywords: Clarity, Complaining, Eyes, Sensitivity, Song)

To be always in a state of wonder is a kind of sensitivity that can sometimes be an extraordinary blessing and sometimes a real pain.
- Holly Near
(Keywords: Pain, Sensitivity, State, Wonder)

Writing a really general parser is a major but different undertaking, by far the hardest points being sensitivity to context and resolution of ambiguity.
- Graham Nelson
(Keywords: Ambiguity, Being, Resolution, Sensitivity, Writing)

What we think of as our sensitivity is only the higher evolution of terror in a poor dumb beast. We suffer for nothing. Our own death wish is our only real tragedy.
- Mario Puzo
(Keywords: Death, Dumb, Evolution, Nothing, Poor, Sensitivity, Terror, Tragedy)

The vanity of men, a constant insult to women, is also the ground for the implicit feminine claim of superior sensitivity and morality.
- Patricia Meyer Spacks
(Keywords: Men, Women, Morality, Insult, Sensitivity, Vanity)

My biggest weakness is my sensitivity. I am too sensitive a person.
- Mike Tyson
(Keywords: Sensitivity, Weakness)

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