Emotions Quotes

Men are no more immune from emotions than women; we think women are more emotional because the culture lets them give free vent to certain feelings, "feminine" ones, that is, no anger please, but it's okay to turn on the waterworks. -Una Stannard

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

One's suffering disappears when one lets oneself go, when one yields - even to sadness. -Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Southern Mail, 1929, translated from French by Curtis Cate

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

The feeling is often the deeper truth, the opinion the more superficial one. -Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827

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

How much has to be explored and discarded before reaching the naked flesh of feeling. -Claude Debussy

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

Sadness is almost never anything but a form of fatigue. -Andre Gide

If you don't manage your emotions, then your emotions will manage you. -Doc Childre and Deborah Rozman, Transforming Anxiety

Feelings are much like waves, we can't stop them from coming but we can choose which one to surf. -Jonatan Martensson

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

Any emotion, if it is sincere, is involuntary. -Mark Twain