English translation: He who has no sentiment is of no good descent.
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n 1: a movement downward
2: properties attributable to your ancestry; "he comes from good origins"
3: the act of changing your location in a downward direction
4: the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors [syn: line of descent, lineage]
'sente' is in the sense of having feeling(s) and 'sentiment' is a synonym of feeling'.
I can't find an equivalent in any of my proverb books, maybe Daniel can do even better with these words.
My translation was done in an old fashioned turn-of-phrase because I am a sucker for old English Literature.