quote by Laurie Halse Anderson

Write about the emotions you fear the most.

— Laurie Halse Anderson

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Conflict is the alchemical soup that transforms raw emotion and instinct into pure gold.

Raw emotion 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.
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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.

Raw emotion 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.

I have found being a mother has made me emotionally raw in many situations.

You heart is beating outside your body when you have a baby.

I love eulogies. They are the most moving kind of speech because they attempt to pluck meaning from the fog, and on short order, when the emotions are still ragged and raw and susceptible to leaps.


Man in his raw, natural state as he comes from the womb is morally and spiritually corrupt in disposition and character. Every part of his being-his mind, his will, his emotions, his affections, his conscience, his body-has been affected by sin (this is what is meant by the doctrine of total depravity)

Raw emotion 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.

Emotionally, grief is a mixture of raw feelings such as sorrow, anguish, anger, regret, longing, fear, and deprivation. Grief may be experienced physically as exhaustion, emptiness, tension, sleeplessness, or loss of appetite.

When you start directing movies at the age of 24, you're just a kid, you don't necessarily even have the experiences to add to the story, you're working off of instinct and raw emotions and raw talent, and hopefully it's the same trajectory as growing as a person.

I feel like Im able to relate to all races of people because when you learn to tap into the raw emotion of a person, that goes past color.

Raw emotion 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.

Technology has a lot to do with how the world is developing at the moment because there are very raw and pure and primal emotions that people are communicating to each other over the Internet.


From time to time, I'll look back through the personal journals I've scribbled in throughout my life, the keepers of my raw thoughts and emotions. The words poured forth after my dad died, when I went through a divorce, and after I was diagnosed with breast cancer. There are so many what-ifs scribbled on those pages.

Shock, confusion, fear, anger, grief, and defiance.

On Sept. 11, 2001, and for the three days following the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil, President George W. Bush led with raw emotion that reflected the public's whipsawing stages of acceptance.

Raw emotion 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.

It was the nature of our relationship to be lusty and emotional, earthy and raw.

The trust that held us together also opened us up to each other in ways that made us both vulnerable and dangerous. And it would get worse before it got better.

Are you hurting anywhere else?" I asked, feeling so emotionally raw after the long night we'd had. He caught my wrist and pulled my hand down to press flat over his heart. "Here." "So am I." He kissed my fingertips, then linked our hands and led me.

I think about every song is pretty much raw emotion - even if it's not specifically about topic there's songs like "All I Know Is Pain" and "Green Piece of Paper".

Raw emotion quote Normality is a paved road: It's comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow.
Normality is a paved road: It's comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow.

It's weirder and more surprising than the other books.

I think there are more places where it's just more reality bending, deliberately so. I think it's a lot more emotionally raw.

I think when you have raw emotion in a song, it makes it great.

True love is about being able to accept raw emotions, no matter how difficult.

Raw emotion quote Never apologize for being sensitive or emotional. Let this be a sign that you've
Never apologize for being sensitive or emotional. Let this be a sign that you've got a big heart and aren't afraid to let others see it. Showing your emotions is a sign of strength.
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I love the way Damon Lindelof writes.

It's almost like he was channeling me and he had my voice, even though the territory that those lines cover is unpredictable, and goes from raw emotion to laugh out loud funny but always true.

My music is very raw, it's emotional, and it's honest.

I do my best to tell a story whenever I write music because I want to paint the most vivid picture that tells a story whether a person is falling in love for the first time or going through a painful heartbreak.


When we see something beautiful it calls up raw, naked emotion and that's an embarrassing situation to be in.

Raw emotion quote You can love someone so much... But you can never love people as much as you can
You can love someone so much... But you can never love people as much as you can miss them.

If you can surrender your protection devices, in order to track the potentially raw and perhaps elusive emotions that are the song's DNA, then that is creative vulnerability, which is ultimately hugely empowering.

Anyway, when I finished the book, I handed it in, didn't want to read it again, but when it finally was in print I felt like OK, I have to read this. And yeah, I thought God, this is petty, this is silly, too emotional, too raw...and maybe it was then, but now it all seems that it's so much better because all the stuff that felt petty and silly now seems more relevant because Andy was so important.

It's not often that you get a chance in one role to do the glamour bit and then strip off all the makeup and reveal the real person beneath the façade. Usually, it's either a glamorous role or a raw, emotional role.

Raw emotion quote Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.

I am curious to see what books will emerge from all this writing online that's the result of those who grew up pouring their feelings out on Livejournal or Tumblr - excessive, sometimes automatic, sometimes enraged, emotional, while also quite intellectual - or if formal books will emerge at all, if that's not the point of these unmediated raw spaces. I'm excited by the possibility.


I just want people to feel the emotion that's in the record.

For me it's very raw and beautiful, I guess it's kind of like a diary for me. I'd love for people to be able to listen to it and it make them dance and cry and the same time.

THE HERETIC'S DAUGHTER is raw, honest and completely captivating.

Kathleen Kent takes what would seem to be a familiar subject and gives it a fresh, new perspective-moving us through a wrenching gamut of emotions as she does so. A searing look at one of the worst periods in our history.

Raw emotion quote Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth l
Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways.

Nietzsche's vision of the superman is of someone who's able to control and tame his passions and turn them into something richer than raw emotion and raw feeling. I think the best writing does that too. Untamed passion basically results in bad writing or bad polemics, which so many writers and public intellectuals are vulnerable to.

A lot of people with high IQs are terrible investors because they've got terrible temperaments. And that is why we say that having a certain kind of temperament is more important than brains. You need to keep raw irrational emotion under control. You need patience and discipline and an ability to take losses and adversity without going crazy. You need an ability to not be driven crazy by extreme success

It's been great, I have to dig deep for really raw emotions and at the same time I have to use my intellect to say the ridiculous medical jargon while acting and treating a patient and then I have to try to have a personality and emotions as well. So it is definitely hard work.

Raw emotion quote Don't give other people permission to ruin your day.
Don't give other people permission to ruin your day.
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My experience, with both my parents, is that grief has a lot of down, sad things, but I was also really emotionally raw, in the first year after each of them passed. Flowers smelled more intensely, my relationships were hotter, and I was more willing to risk. I was going for it a lot more. I was 'unsober' and I wasn't playing by my rules.

I think the book is less emotional than the film.

With the film, the emotions are much more raw and in front. In the book, they are kind of ironized and seen through comedy.

Patsy Cline? Larger than life! She taught me emotion: raw, sincere, unashamed.

I wanted to make a film that wasn't just a biography.

When you watched it, you actually felt that you watched a movie, that you had an emotional reaction. In order to do that, I felt that I had to really keep myself emotionally raw while working on the film. I had to feel myself crying, so the audience could be moved, too.

In America, it stands out, because it's raw, it's big, it's emotional.

My face is raw, big and emotional. It didn't work for the longest time.