212 Emotions Quotes to Inspire and Uplift Your Soul

Short Emotions Quotes

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  • He disliked emotion, not because he felt lightly, but because he felt deeply. — John Buchan
  • Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways. — Sigmund Freud
  • Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions. — David Borenstein
  • I got my eyes on you You're everything that I see, I want your hot love and emotion Endlessly. — Drake
  • Any person capable of angering you becomes your master. — Epictetus
  • Your emotions affect every cell in your body. Mind and body, mental and physical, are intertwined. — Thomas Tutko
  • My heart beats, echoes into the cold streets where nightmares and darkness begin to meet. — Sayings
  • Technically, I'm not a guitar player, all I play is truth and emotion. — Jimi Hendrix
  • Sometimes in this life, under the stress of an exceptional emotion, people do say what they think. — Marcel Proust
  • Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate. — Carl Jung

Top 10 Emotions Quotes

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

Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways. — Sigmund Freud

Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions. — David Borenstein

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. — Albert Einstein

Sabr is not remaining quiet and allowing anger to build up inside you. Sabr is to talk about what's bothering you without losing control of your emotions. — Nouman Ali Khan

The life of a character should be an unbroken line of events and emotions, but a play only gives us a few moments on that line - we must create the rest to portray a convincing life. — Constantin Stanislavski

All great spirituality is about what we do with our pain. If we do not transform our pain, we will transmit it to those around us. — Richard Rohr

If our religion is based on salvation, our chief emotions will be fear and trembling. If our religion is based on wonder, our chief emotion will be gratitude. — Carl Jung

I got my eyes on you You're everything that I see, I want your hot love and emotion Endlessly. — Drake

Any person capable of angering you becomes your master. — Epictetus

Emotions quote Sleep doesn't help if it's your soul that's tired.
Sleep doesn't help if it's your soul that's tired.

Control Your Emotions Quotes

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Sabr is not remaining quiet and allowing anger to build up inside you. Sabr is to talk about what's bothering you without losing control of your emotions. — Nouman Ali Khan

Anger is a hot coal that you hold in your hand while waiting to throw it at someone else. — Naval Ravikant

You need to suspend your reaction when you feel like striking back, to listen when you feel like talking back, to ask questions when you feel like telling your opponent the answers, to bridge your differences when you feel like pushing for your way, and to educate when you feel like escalating. — William Ury

Emotions quote You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.

Remember that any time you're filled with resentment, you're turning the controls of your emotional life over to others to manipulate. — Wayne Dyer

Think clearly from the ground up. Understand and explain from first principles. Ignore society and politics. Acknowledge what you have. Control your emotions. — Naval Ravikant

Inner #‎ peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your #‎ emotions — Pema Chodron

Emotions quote Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where
Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn't shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Don't allow others to control the direction of your life. Don't allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence.

Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow anything outside you to control your emotions. — Gary Brecka

Mastering emotional control is crucial for steering your future; it begins with the right body physiology to experience the full spectrum of emotions. — Gary Brecka

Your emotions are to be mastered, not become your master. — Tom Bilyeu

The loser is usually the one who is ready to lose. Fight, overcome difficulties, control your emotions – and you will win. — Aleksandr Karelin

Mixed Emotions Quotes

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Social etiquette dictates that when in mixed company, one should avoid discussing politics and religion. As someone who is quite active on various social portals, I can attest to the visceral emotions that are triggered when these topics are broached! — Gad Saad

You’re optimistic one moment, only to be racked the next by the certainty that it will all fall to pieces. And in the end it does. — Haruki Murakami

Treacherous people do not last only memories of their treason last.So will it last with emotions mixed, of love and hate for treacherous ones. — Amit Abraham

Emotions quote In every walk with the nature one receives far more than he seeks.
In every walk with the nature one receives far more than he seeks.

An expectation was there, mixed in with so many other emotions - excitement, resignation, hesitation, confusion, fear - that would well up then wither on the vine. You're optimistic one moment, only to be racked the next by the certainty that it will all fall to pieces. And in the end it does. — Haruki Murakami

Write about the emotions you fear the most. — Laurie Halse Anderson

This wine is too good for toast-drinking, my dear. You don't want to mix emotions up with a wine like that. You lose the taste. — Ernest Hemingway

Emotions quote Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feeli
Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feeling and emotions.

To be a character who feels a deep emotion, one must go into the memory's vault and mix in a sad memory from one's own life. — Albert Finney

It was a weird mix of emotions. One day, your best friend could be killed. The day before, you could be celebrating him getting a brand-new bike. — Jay-Z

I was seventeen years old, a married woman without real responsibilities, miserable about my mixed-up emotions, afraid there was something awfully wrong with me because I didn't enjoy being a wife. Worst of all, I didn't have enough to do. — Mary Martin

But you could not have pure love or pure lust nowadays. No emotion was pure, because everything was mixed up with fear and hatred. Their embrace had been a battle, the climax a victory. It was a blow struck against the Party. It was a political act. — George Orwell

Controlling Emotions Quotes

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Sabr is not remaining quiet and allowing anger to build up inside you. Sabr is to talk about what's bothering you without losing control of your emotions. — Nouman Ali Khan

I have never known more than fifteen minutes of anxiety or fear. Whenever I feel fearful emotions overtaking me, I just close my eyes and thank God that He is still on the throne reigning over everything and I take comfort in His control over the affairs of my life. — John Wesley

If human emotions largely result from thinking, then one may appreciably control one's feelings by controlling one's thoughts - or by changing the internalized sentences, or self-talk, with which one largely created the feeling in the first place. — Albert Ellis

You never regret taking a night to sleep on an emotional response. But you do regret ones done in the moment. — Alex Hormozi

Anger is a hot coal that you hold in your hand while waiting to throw it at someone else. — Naval Ravikant

You need to suspend your reaction when you feel like striking back, to listen when you feel like talking back, to ask questions when you feel like telling your opponent the answers, to bridge your differences when you feel like pushing for your way, and to educate when you feel like escalating. — William Ury

Remember that any time you're filled with resentment, you're turning the controls of your emotional life over to others to manipulate. — Wayne Dyer

Emotional control isn’t a lack of emotion; it’s a necessary function of maturity. — Andrew Tate

Maybe the greatest power we have in negotiation is the power *not* to react. — William Ury

Who gets angry, loses. — Mexican Proverbs

No Emotions Quotes

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There is no such thing as permanence at all. Everything is constantly changing. Everything is in a flux. Because you cannot face the impermanence of all relationships, you invent sentiments, romance, and dramatic emotions to give them certainty. Therefore you are always in conflict. — U.G. Krishnamurti

Zora Neale Hurston said fear is the greatest emotion and I said, 'No my dear sister.' Fear will make us move to save our own skins. Love also makes us save ourselves, but it will make us move to save others as well. — Sonia Sanchez

Music does bring people together. It allows us to experience the same emotions. People everywhere are the same in heart and spirit. No matter what language we speak, what color we are, the form of our politics or the expression of our love and our faith, music proves: We are the same. — John Denver

Clearly it's not easy for woman in modern society, no matter where we live. We still have to go extra mile to prove that we are equal to men. We have to work longer hours and make more sacrifices. And we must emotionally protect ourselves from unfair, often vicious attacks made on us. — Benazir Bhutto

I have to confess that I had gambled on my soul and lost it with heroic insouciance and lightness of touch. The soul is so impalpable, so often useless, and sometimes such a nuisance, that I felt no more emotion on losing it than if, on a stroll, I had mislaid my visiting card. — Charles Baudelaire

No form of art goes beyond ordinary consciousness as film does, straight to our emotions, deep into the twilight room of the soul. — Ingmar Bergman

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

Music, uniquely among the arts, is both completely abstract and profoundly emotional. It has no power to represent anything particular or external, but it has a unique power to express inner states or feelings. Music can pierce the heart directly; it needs no mediation. — Oliver Sacks

What if you threw a protest and no one showed up? The lack of angst and anger and emotion is a big positive. — Jay Sekulow

There should be no separation between spontaneous work with an emotional tone and work directed by the intellect. Both are supplementary to each other and must be regarded as intimately connected. Discipline and freedom are thus to be seen as elements of equal weight, each partaking of the other. — Armin Hofmann

Master Your Emotions Quotes

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Any person capable of angering you becomes your master. — Epictetus

Mastering emotional control is crucial for steering your future; it begins with the right body physiology to experience the full spectrum of emotions. — Gary Brecka

Your emotions are to be mastered, not become your master. — Tom Bilyeu

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

You are not your emotions,you have emotions,and you can master them. — John Lennon

In 'Beowulf,' director Robert Zemeckis uses a technique called 'motion capture' to conjure fantastical things, angles into action and sweeping vistas to stun your eyes and take your breath away. But what he hasn't mastered and what the technique can't do is this: emotion capture. — Stephen Hunter

If you let it, the Masters will play you instead of you playing it. Augusta National can pamper you right off the bottom of the leader board. Pampered before and after your round, but mentally and emotionally pulverized during them - that's the formula. — Joe Inman

To succeed in the game of power, you have to master your emotions. But even if you succeed in gaining such self-control, you can never control the temperamental dispositions of those around you. And this presents a great danger. — Robert Greene

Playing With Emotions Quotes

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I like playing characters with as many emotions as possible. I'd love to play a really crazy person - someone truly out of her mind. — Elle Fanning

My mom always plays Madonna in the car, so I was kind of familiar with what she was into in the ’80s. — Sadie Sink

I still think there are some pitches in this pitching arm, so I will continue playing with USA Softball, but knowing that this could be the last time a softball player stands on the Olympic podium and has the opportunity of experiencing this - it was emotional. — Jennie Finch

You have to be able to center yourself, to let all of your emotions go... Don't ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body. — Kareem AbdulJabbar

The arts open your heart and mind to possibilities that are limitless. They are pathways that touch upon our brains and emotions and bring sustenance to imagination. Human beings' greatest form of communication, they walk in tandem with science and play, and best describe what it is to be human. — Jacques d'Amboise

I regard singing pretty much like acting. Each song is like playing a different role. I get very involved with my material. I feel a responsibility for the emotion it brings out in the listener. — Peggy Lee

Although pretend play is important, it is still the means to an end, not the end itself. Do not make the mistake of thinking a contrived, pretend drama can substitute for real interpersonal comfort in dealing with important emotional issues. — Stanley Greenspan

Piano playing is a dying art. I love the fact that I can be one guy with one instrument evoking an emotional and musical experience. — Jon Bon Jovi

You can't play an emotional condition; you have an emotional condition, and because you have that condition, you try to overcome it with active doings (intentions). — Larry Moss

Oh, I get pretty fired up on the court. I try to play with a lot of emotion, especially when I'm playing in front of a large crowd. I want to go out and do my best, and to do that, I have to play with the most energy possible. — Lleyton Hewitt

Hiding Emotions Quotes

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We try so hard to hide everything we're really feeling from those who probably need to know our true feelings the most. People try to bottle up their emotions, as if it's somehow wrong to have natural reactions to life. — Colleen Hoover

When you’re truly in love. You will never have anything to hide. — Jay-Z

You try to hide your emotions, so as not to show weaknesses to others. I believe it's the same for every sportsman. — Michael Schumacher

We can’t hide from the truth. — Didier Deschamps

A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not. — Ernest Hemingway

I'm very sensitive. It's always been something I'm very in tune with. I am very emotional. Sometimes to the point of where I just want to hide away, because I can't get a handle on myself. — Tyler Blackburn

The dramatic art would appear to be rather a feminine art; it contains in itself all the artifices which belong to the province ofwoman: the desire to please, facility to express emotions and hide defects, and the faculty of assimilation which is the real essence of woman. — Sarah Bernhardt

Books, like all art, breed in us desire. In times of crisis and fear and misrepresentation we need desire, or else we shut down and hide out in our houses, succumbing to infotainment and the ease of an available latte, turning off our brains and emotions. Books breed desire. — Lidia Yuknavitch

Raw emotions - anger, frustration, bitterness, resentment - are the feelings we tend to hide from people we want to impress but spew on those we love the most. — Lysa TerKeurst

Acting deals with very delicate emotions. It is not putting up a mask. Each time an actor acts he does not hide; he exposes himself. — Jeanne Moreau

Expressing Your Emotions Quotes

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Feelings or emotions are the universal language and are to be honored. They are the authentic expression of who you are at your deepest place. — Judith Wright

...you're on this earth with a divine purpose: to rise to the level of your highest creative possibility, expressing all that you are intellectually, emotionally, psychologically, and physically in order to make the universe a more beautiful place. — Marianne Williamson

When you were on stage, you could be absolutely open about your emotions and indulge them and express yourself in a way that - in real life - I wasn't doing. — Ian Mckellen

Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another. — Ayn Rand

When you experience the emotion of sadness, there will be changes in facial expression, and your body will be closed in, withdrawn. There are also changes in your heart, your guts: they slow down. And there are hormonal changes. — Antonio Damasio

Comfort in expressing your emotions will allow you to share the best of yourself with others, but not being able to control your emotions will reveal your worst. — Bryant H. McGill

Endeavour to be faithful, and if there is any beauty in your thought, your style will be beautiful; if there is any real emotion to express, the expression will be moving. — George Henry Lewes

A song has a life of its own. It's an autonomous thing, separate from your own experience, almost. And the mere repetition of it means it's subject to change; it means approaching it differently, expressing different emotional aspects of it. It doesn't feel like wallowing. — St. Vincent

We're still a great team. In your mind you can understand that but, emotionally, we needed to express the same belief. We came out full of fire and scored two early goals, two really beautiful goals, and that changed everything. — Dennis Bergkamp

Know that you are part of a joyful Universe. Allow your romantic, ecstatic, blissful emotions to appear more frequently in your daily life. When you feel joy, experience it and express it! As the New Testament says, 'Joy is the fruit of the Spirit.' — Sayings

Don't Play With Emotions Quotes

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You have to be able to center yourself, to let all of your emotions go... Don't ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body. — Kareem AbdulJabbar

We go out and work hard. We play this game with emotion and love. Coach always says 'Emotionally, physically, mentally - come to the field prepared.' Because if you don't bring that to the field, you're going to get beat. — Laura Berg

For an actor, for me, I love being able to tap into just heavy emotions. I don't need to be balling in every scene, but I just love to feel different emotions when heading to set. It's a lot of fun to play with. — Aaron Paul

Gaps can be very emotional. I mean, that's in my drumming. When I drum, you know, I don't need to drum all over the track. I play with the singer and I can back off. — Ringo Starr

I don't like bands who would play music like Code. I mean I hate most bands with emotional singing parts (I adore metal singing like Iron Maiden though!) — Mat McNerney

It's fun for me to couple emotion with comedy. I think it helps comedy. I think a lot of times American comedies don't play on emotion too much. — Zach Galifianakis

I don't think I could play a character that I couldn't relate to somehow. I'm not unfamiliar with frustration, anger, shame, helplessness and a load of other emotions that make up our psycho-soup. I try to focus on that frustration, that sense of unfairness, and multiply it. — Terry O'Quinn

I don't think anybody else can play the Hulk like I could. I was able to show emotions even with all of the makeup. I don't think it can be duplicated. — Lou Ferrigno

Now, performing is second nature and I love every second of it. It is a very emotional thing when I can't play a song; maybe I'm hitting on something that I don't want to deal with. All of it is so personal. It is like therapy. — Vanessa Carlton

Feelings And Emotions Quotes

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I have never known more than fifteen minutes of anxiety or fear. Whenever I feel fearful emotions overtaking me, I just close my eyes and thank God that He is still on the throne reigning over everything and I take comfort in His control over the affairs of my life. — John Wesley

Feelings are just visitors, let them come and go. — Mooji

The view that women are infantile and emotional creatures, and as such, incapable of responsibility and independence is the work of the masculine tendency to lower women's self-respect. — Karen Horney

My feelings are too loud for words And too shy for the world. — Dejan Stojanovic

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

The silent film has a lot of meanings. The first part of the film is comic. It represents the burlesque feel of those silent films. But I think that the second part of the film is full of tenderness and emotion. — Pedro Almodovar

Twentieth-century culture's disease is the inability to feel their reality. People cluster to TV, soap operas, movies, theater, pop idols and they have wild emotion over symbols. But in the reality of their own lives, they're emotionally dead. — Jim Morrison

Music, uniquely among the arts, is both completely abstract and profoundly emotional. It has no power to represent anything particular or external, but it has a unique power to express inner states or feelings. Music can pierce the heart directly; it needs no mediation. — Oliver Sacks

You need to suspend your reaction when you feel like striking back, to listen when you feel like talking back, to ask questions when you feel like telling your opponent the answers, to bridge your differences when you feel like pushing for your way, and to educate when you feel like escalating. — William Ury

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

Human Emotions Quotes

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If a man has to make a woman the center of his love, why should he integrate animality into this sacred human emotion?...Is love incompelete without it?...Is love the name of physical excersize ? — Saadat Hasan Manto

The propensity to make strong emotional bonds to particular individuals [is] a basic component of human nature — John Bowlby

I'm just a human being trying to make it in a world that is very rapidly losing it's understanding of being human. — John Trudell

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

I'm not an abstractionist. I'm not interested in the relationship of color or form or anything else. I'm interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on. — Mark Rothko

Human emotions are a gift from our animal ancestors. Cruelty is a gift humanity has given itself. — Thomas Harris

As for the Republicans -- how can one regard seriously a frightened, greedy, nostalgic huddle of tradesmen and lucky idlers who shut their eyes to history and science, [and] steel their emotions against decent human sympathy. — H. P. Lovecraft

If human emotions largely result from thinking, then one may appreciably control one's feelings by controlling one's thoughts - or by changing the internalized sentences, or self-talk, with which one largely created the feeling in the first place. — Albert Ellis

Human beings are emotional amoral egoists, driven above all by emotional self-interest. All of our thoughts, beliefs and motivations are neurochemically mediated, some predetermined for survival, others alterable. — Nayef Al-Rodhan

I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions. — James A. Michener

Powerful Emotions Quotes

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We can be tired, weary and emotionally distraught, but after spending time alone with God, we find that He injects into our bodies energy, power and strength. — Charles Stanley

Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility. — William Wordsworth

What you believe is very powerful. If you have toxic emotions of fear, guilt and depression, it is because you have wrong thinking, and you have wrong thinking because of wrong believing. — Joseph Prince

Whatever is expressed is impressed. Whatever you say to yourself, with emotion, generates thoughts, ideas and behaviors consistent with those words. — Brian Tracy

That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God. — Albert Einstein

In all cultures, the midwife's place is on the threshold of life, where intense human emotions, fear, hope, longing, triumph, and incredible physical power-enable a new human being to emerge. Her vocation is unique. — Sheila Kitzinger

Music, uniquely among the arts, is both completely abstract and profoundly emotional. It has no power to represent anything particular or external, but it has a unique power to express inner states or feelings. Music can pierce the heart directly; it needs no mediation. — Oliver Sacks

Once you understand what a messy, emotional, and destructive dynamic 'fairness' can be, you can see why 'fair' is a tremendously powerful word that you need to use with care. — Chris Voss

Positivity opens us. The first core truth about positive emotions is that they open our hearts and our minds, making us more receptive and more creative. — Barbara Fredrickson

Fear is such a powerful emotion for humans that when we allow it to take us over, it drives compassion right out of our hearts. — Thomas Aquinas

Thoughts And Emotions Quotes

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We should do three things every day of our life. Number one is laugh. You should laugh every day. Number two is to think, we should spend some time in thought. And, number three is you should have your emotions moved to tears. — Jim Valvano

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

Whatever is expressed is impressed. Whatever you say to yourself, with emotion, generates thoughts, ideas and behaviors consistent with those words. — Brian Tracy

Human beings are emotional amoral egoists, driven above all by emotional self-interest. All of our thoughts, beliefs and motivations are neurochemically mediated, some predetermined for survival, others alterable. — Nayef Al-Rodhan

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

Under the obsessive thoughts and plans, under the emotions, positive and negative, there is an ocean of peace. — Gangaji

Fill the brain with high thoughts, highest ideals, place them day and night before you, and out of that will come great work. — Swami Vivekananda

Left-nostril breathing shifts blood flow to the opposite side of the prefrontal cortex, the right area that plays a role in creative thought, emotions, formation of mental abstractions, and negative emotions. — James Nestor

I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect. — Alex Grey

Acting in a scene is like paddling a canoe from a pebbly beach on to the river, the writer builds the canoe, and the actor provides the river. The river is the actor's thoughts and emotions. — Sanford Meisner

Expressing Emotions Quotes

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Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways. — Sigmund Freud

I'm not an abstractionist. I'm not interested in the relationship of color or form or anything else. I'm interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on. — Mark Rothko

Music does bring people together. It allows us to experience the same emotions. People everywhere are the same in heart and spirit. No matter what language we speak, what color we are, the form of our politics or the expression of our love and our faith, music proves: We are the same. — John Denver

Whatever is expressed is impressed. Whatever you say to yourself, with emotion, generates thoughts, ideas and behaviors consistent with those words. — Brian Tracy

I think that every decision I make in my life is based off of an emotion - and it definitely hurts me in some situations, and helps in some situations, like obviously writing and stuff is my favourite thing to do because I get to use all of my emotions and express them in that way. — Melanie Martinez

The eyes are the mirror of the soul. — Japanese Proverbs

When the heart is full the tongue will speak. — Scottish Proverbs

Music, uniquely among the arts, is both completely abstract and profoundly emotional. It has no power to represent anything particular or external, but it has a unique power to express inner states or feelings. Music can pierce the heart directly; it needs no mediation. — Oliver Sacks

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

Cried like a cat. — Russian Proverbs

Positive Emotions Quotes

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Although it's not useful to drown in despair, it's also not useful to keep a 'positive attitude' when this means concealing or denying real emotions. — Harriet Lerner

Whatever is expressed is impressed. Whatever you say to yourself, with emotion, generates thoughts, ideas and behaviors consistent with those words. — Brian Tracy

Under the obsessive thoughts and plans, under the emotions, positive and negative, there is an ocean of peace. — Gangaji

Most traditional methods of working on oneself are mostly pain centered. People get to repeat over and over their painful emotions without knowing how to use the body's own inherently positive direction and force. — Eugene Gendlin

Positive emotions cultivate habits. Negative emotions destroy them. — James Clear

What if you threw a protest and no one showed up? The lack of angst and anger and emotion is a big positive. — Jay Sekulow

Positivity opens us. The first core truth about positive emotions is that they open our hearts and our minds, making us more receptive and more creative. — Barbara Fredrickson

Positive and negative emotions cannot occupy the mind at the same time. — Napoleon Hill

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

Insufficient sleep does not, therefore, push the brain into a negative mood state and hold it there. Rather, the under-slept brain swings excessively to both extremes of emotional valence, positive and negative. — Matthew Walker

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More Emotions Quotes

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Emotions quote by John Buchan

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

Emotions quote by Plato

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

Emotions quote by John Hancock

A chip on the shoulder is too heavy a piece of baggage to carry through life. — John Hancock

Emotions quote by Helen Steiner Rice

Never borrow sorrow from tomorrow. — Helen Steiner Rice

Emotions quote by Peter De Vries

Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us. — Peter De Vries

Emotions quote by Seohyun

Don't let your emotions get the best of you and blind you from the truth. — Seohyun

Emotions quote by Gertrude Bell

There is nothing more difficult to measure than the value of visible emotion. — Gertrude Bell

Emotions quote by Warren Buffett

The key to success is emotional stability. — Warren Buffett

Emotions quote by Albert Einstein

The finest emotion of which we are capable is the mystic emotion. — Albert Einstein

Emotions quote by Carl Sagan

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

Emotions quote by James Thurber

Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility. — James Thurber

Emotions quote by Jim Morrison

Hatred is a very underestimated emotion. — Jim Morrison

Emotions quote by Stephen Covey

Each of us guard a gate of change that can only be opened from the inside. — Stephen Covey

Emotions quote by Matt Groening

Families are about love overcoming emotional torture. — Matt Groening

Emotions quote by Mae West

Sex is an emotion in motion. — Mae West

Emotions quote by Lakshmi Mittal

At the end of the day you have to keep emotions away. — Lakshmi Mittal

Emotions quote by Francisco de Quevedo

He who spends time regretting the past loses the present and risks the future. — Francisco de Quevedo

Emotions quote by Nora Roberts

Feeling too much is a hell of a lot better than feeling nothing. — Nora Roberts

Emotions quote by Warren Buffett

Uncertainty is the friend of the buyer of long term values. — Warren Buffett

I suffer from depression. Severe cases of it. Not one case of depression, not a severe case, but severe cases of depression. Music is my only outlet, it's therapeutic to me. It's a release. It's how I vent emotionally. — Kevin Gates

Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways. — Sigmund Freud

Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions. — David Borenstein

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. — Albert Einstein

Sabr is not remaining quiet and allowing anger to build up inside you. Sabr is to talk about what's bothering you without losing control of your emotions. — Nouman Ali Khan

The life of a character should be an unbroken line of events and emotions, but a play only gives us a few moments on that line - we must create the rest to portray a convincing life. — Constantin Stanislavski

I have never known more than fifteen minutes of anxiety or fear. Whenever I feel fearful emotions overtaking me, I just close my eyes and thank God that He is still on the throne reigning over everything and I take comfort in His control over the affairs of my life. — John Wesley

All great spirituality is about what we do with our pain. If we do not transform our pain, we will transmit it to those around us. — Richard Rohr

I think, being emotional is this thing that people think you're not strong. They don't look at you as a strong person, and it's weird 'cuz honestly being emotional has nothing to do with your strength. — Melanie Martinez

The first step in a fascist movement is the combination under an energetic leader of a number of men who possess more than the average share of leisure, brutality, and stupidity. The next step is to fascinate fools and muzzle the intelligent, by emotional excitement on the one hand and terrorism on the other. — Bertrand Russell

Most of the world is like a mental hospital. Some persons are sick with jealousy, others with anger, hatred, passion. They are victims of their habits and emotions. But you can make your home a place of peace. — Paramahansa Yogananda

If our religion is based on salvation, our chief emotions will be fear and trembling. If our religion is based on wonder, our chief emotion will be gratitude. — Carl Jung

Some of the biggest challenges in relationships come from the fact that most people enter a relationship in order to get something: they're trying to find someone who's going to make them feel good. In reality, the only way a relationship will last is if you see your relationship as a place that you go to give, and not a place that you go to take. — Tony Robbins

I got my eyes on you You're everything that I see, I want your hot love and emotion Endlessly. — Drake

Any person capable of angering you becomes your master. — Epictetus

If a man has to make a woman the center of his love, why should he integrate animality into this sacred human emotion?...Is love incompelete without it?...Is love the name of physical excersize ? — Saadat Hasan Manto

You can close your eyes to the things you don't want to see, but you can't close your heart to the things you don't want to feel. — Johnny Depp

It is our duty to give meaning to the life of future generations by sharing our knowledge and experience; by teaching an appreciation of work well done and a respect for nature, the source of all life; by encouraging the young to venture off the beaten path and avoid complacency by challenging their emotions. — Paul Bocuse

The propensity to make strong emotional bonds to particular individuals [is] a basic component of human nature — John Bowlby

I realize that if I were stable, prudent and static; I'd live in death. Therefore I accept confusion, uncertainty, fear and emotional ups and downs; because that's the price I'm willing to pay for a fluid, perplexed and exciting life. — Carl Rogers

I'm just a human being trying to make it in a world that is very rapidly losing it's understanding of being human. — John Trudell

Realize that your world is only a reflection of yourself and stop finding fault with the reflection. Attend to yourself, set yourself right; mentally and emotionally. The physical self will follow automatically. — Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

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

I try hard to hold fast to the truth that a full and thankful heart cannot entertain great conceits. When brimming with gratitude, one's heartbeat must surely result in outgoing love, the finest emotion we can ever know. — Bill W.

Your emotions affect every cell in your body. Mind and body, mental and physical, are intertwined. — Thomas Tutko

My heart beats, echoes into the cold streets where nightmares and darkness begin to meet. — Sayings

In Conclusion

Emotion quotes can provide comfort and solace during difficult times. They offer insights into the complexities of emotions and help us make sense of our own emotional journeys. These quotes can be a source of inspiration and motivation, reminding us to embrace and fully experience our emotions. They encourage us to be more empathetic towards others and to seek understanding and connection through our shared emotional experiences. Emotion quotes have the power to touch our hearts and remind us of the beauty and depth of the human experience.

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