Emotions / Emotional Quotes - (94)

===> Emotions Quotations. A Collection of some of the best sayings offering words of wisdom to inspire and share.

Summary: Emotions are the various bodily feelings associated with mood, temperament, personality, disposition and motivation.


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


“The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it...”
~ Nicholas Sparks, At First Sight


Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
~ Earl Nightingale


Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
~ Plato


There are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


As human beings we all want to be happy and free from misery.
We have learned that the key to happiness is inner peace.
The greatest obstacles to inner peace are disturbing emotions such as
anger and attachment, fear and suspicion,
while love and compassion, a sense of universal responsibility
are the sources of peace and happiness.
~ Dalai Lama


A wild longing for strong emotions and sensations seethes in me, a rage against this toneless, flat, normal and sterile life. I have a mad impulse to smash something, a warehouse perhaps, or a cathedral, or myself, to committ outrages...
~ Hermann Hesse


When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.
~ Dale Carnegie


Sex is emotion in motion.
~ Mae West


We cannot tell what may happen to us in the strange medley of life. But we can decide what happens in us - how we can take it, what we do with it - and that is what really counts in the end.
~ Joseph Fort Newton


He disliked emotion, not because he felt lightly, but because he felt deeply.
~ John Buchan


One can overcome the forces of negative emotions, like anger and hatred, by cultivating their counter-forces, like love and compassion.
~ Dalai Lama


We know too much and feel too little. At least, we feel too little of those creative emotions from which a good life springs.
~ Bertrand Russell


To experience visually, and to transform our visual experience into plastic terms, requires the faculty of empathy.
~ Hans Hofmann


He is not affected by the reality of distress touching his heart, but by the showy resemblance of it striking his imagination. He pities the plumage, but forgets the dying bird.
~ Thomas Paine


When sadness comes, just sit by the side and look at it and say, "I am the watcher, I am not sadness," and see the difference. Immediately you have cut the very root of sadness. It is no more nourished. It will die of starvation. We feed these emotions by being identified with them.
~ Rajneesh


Too much emotion is like none at all.
~ Du Mu


One may not regard the world as a sort of metaphysical brothel for emotions.
~ Arthur Koestler


It's all emotion. But there's nothing wrong with emotion. When we are in love, we are not rational; we are emotional. When we are on vacation, we are not rational; we are emotional.
~ Frank Luntz


Shame is such an intense emotion. It just can drive you.
~ Kyra Sedgwick


Don't think you can attain total awareness and whole enlightenment without proper discipline and practice. This is egomania. Appropriate rituals channel your emotions and life energy toward the light. Without the discipline to practice them, you will tumble constantly backward into darkness.
~ Laozi


The true meaning of religion is thus not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion.
~ Matthew Arnold


Natural emotion is the soul of poetry, as melody is of music; the same faults are engendered by over-study of either art; there is a lack of sincerity, of irresistible impulse in both the poet and the, composer.
~ Edmund Clarence Stedman


People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense.
~ Ken Kesey


Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions.
~ Elizabeth Gilbert


Things must be felt with the heart.
~ Helen Keller


The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control their emotions by the application of reason.
~ Marya Mannes


The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.
~ Jim Rohn


The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts.
~ Bertrand Russell


A clear understanding of negative emotions dismisses them.
~ Vernon Howard


There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion
~ Carl Jung


I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.
~ Oscar Wilde


Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance.
~ Brian Tracy


Let’s not forget that the little emotions are the great captains of our lives and we obey them without realizing it.
~ Vincent Van Gogh


Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
~ Robert Frost


Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
~ Tony Robbins


The heart is forever inexperienced.
~ Henry David Thoreau


Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.
~ Roger Ebert


All emotions are pure which gather you and lift you up; that emotion is impure which seizes only one side of your being and so distorts you.
~ Rainer Maria Rilke


The book is a dialogue between The Dalai Lama and a group of scientists about how we can better handle our destructive emotions and how to overcome them.
~ Daniel Goleman


Any person capable of angering you becomes your master; he can anger you only when you permit yourself to be disturbed by him.
~ Epictetus


One thing you can't hide - is when you're crippled inside.
~ John Lennon


Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.
~ T. S. Eliot


Love is an emotion experienced by the many and enjoyed by the few.
~ George Jean Nathan


One ought to hold on to one's heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche


There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.
~ Oscar Wilde


Emotion turning back on itself, and not leading on to thought or action, is the element of madness.
~ John Sterling


But are not this struggle and even the mistakes one may make better, and do they not develop us more, than if we kept systematically away from emotions?
~ Vincent Van Gogh


The emotions aren't always immediately subject to reason, but they are always immediately subject to action.
~ William James


Nothing vivifies, and nothing kills, like the emotions.
~ Philibert Joseph Roux


The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web. The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
~ Theodore Isaac Rubin


Today I will be the master of my emotions.
~ Og Mandino


Emotion is always new.
~ Victor Hugo


Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
~ Marc Chagall


We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays.
~ Aulus Persius Flaccus


Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.
~ Sigmund Freud


If your emotional abilities aren't in hand, if you don't have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can't have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far.
~ Daniel Goleman


When I say manage emotions, I only mean the really distressing, incapacitating emotions. Feeling emotions is what makes life rich. You need your passions.
~ Daniel Goleman


Each man must grant himself the emotions that he needs and the morality that suits him.
~ Remy de Gourmont


The experience of life consists of the experience which the spirit has of itself in matter and as matter, in mind and as mind, in emotion, as emotion, etc.
~ Franz Kafka


Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one's identity as a being of worth and dignity.
~ Rollo May


I need some kind of emotional stake in it to write my lyrics, assuming that place. It might just be an emotion I understand but am not currently experiencing necessarily.
~ John Mayer


The modern artist is working with space and time, and expressing his feelings rather than illustrating.
~ Jackson Pollock


When I repress my emotion my stomach keeps score.
~ Enoch Powell


The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld


I believe that dance communicates man's deepest, highest and most truly spiritual thoughts and emotions far better than words, spoken or written.
~ Ted Shawn


My wife, my family, my friends - they've all taught me things about love and what that emotion really means. In a nutshell, loving someone is about giving, not receiving.
~ Nicholas Sparks


Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion.
~ Stendhal


When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
Don't cling to things, because everything is impermanent... But detachment doesn't mean you don't let the experience penetrate you. On the contrary, you let it penetrate you fully. That's how you are able to leave it...You're afraid of the pain, you're afraid of the grief... But by throwing yourself into these emotions, by allowing yourself to dive in, all the way, over your head even, you experience them fully and completely.You know what pain is. You know what love is. "All right. I have experienced that emotion. I recognize that emotion. Now I need to detach from that emotion for a moment.
~ Mitch Albom


If you hold back on the emotions--if you don't allow yourself to go all the way through them--you can never get to being detached, you're too busy being afraid. You're afraid of the pain, you're afraid of the grief. You're afraid of the vulnerability that loving entails. But by throwing yourself into these emotions, by allowing yourself to dive in, all the way, over your heard even, you experience them fully and completely.
~ Mitch Albom


If you hold back on the emotions--if you don't allow yourself to go all the way through them--you can never get to being detached, you're too busy being afraid.
~ Mitch Albom


Use pain as a stepping stone, not a camp ground.
~ Alan Cohen


Where we have strong emotions, we're liable to fool ourselves.
~ Carl Sagan


The strangest and most fantastic fact about negative emotions is that people actually worship them.
~ P.D. Ouspensky


Instead of resisting any emotion, the best way to dispel it is to enter it fully, embrace it and see through your resistance.
~ Deepak Chopra


The fairest thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. It is the source of all true art and science. He who knows it not and can no longer wonder, no longer feel amazement, is as good as dead, a snuffed-out candle.
~ Albert Einstein


This market right now is moving on nothing more than emotions. Guess what? It almost always moves on emotions.
~ David Bach


EMOTION, n. A prostrating disease caused by a determination of the heart to the head. It is sometimes accompanied by a copious discharge of hydrated chloride of sodium from the eyes.
~ Ambrose Bierce


The most beautiful emotion we can experience is the mystical. It is the power of all true art and science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. To know that what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty, which our dull faculties can comprehend only in their most primitive forms - this knowledge, this feeling, is at the center of true religiousness. In this sense, and in this sense only, I belong to the rank of devoutly religious men.
~ Albert Einstein


Allow motion to equal emotion.
~ Elbert Hubbard


What I want is that my picture should evoke nothing but emotion.
~ Pablo Picasso


Following your feelings will lead you to their source. Only through emotions can you encounter the force field of your own soul.
~ Gary Zukav


The people that weep before my paintings are having the same religious experience that I had when I painted it.
~ Mark Rothko


Every work of art which really moves us is in some degree a revelation: it changes us.
~ Lawren Harris


Throughout the time in which I am working on a canvas I can feel how I am beginning to love it, with that love which is born of slow comprehension.
~ Joan Miro


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


You cannot make yourself feel something you do not feel, but you can make yourself do right in spite of your feelings.
~ Pearl S. Buck


But feelings can't be ignored, no matter how unjust or ungrateful they seem.
~ Anne Frank


Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
~ Norman Vincent Peale


Things must be felt with the heart.
~ Helen Keller


People will never forget how you made them feel.
~ Maya Angelou


The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control their emotions by the application of reason.
~ Marya Mannes


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