67 Best Quotes about Emotion

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The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge to conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation. - Alfred Adler, Austrian Psychologist

If I ever had any vanity, then I definitely lost it by being on television. It doesn't do you any favours in terms of showing you what you look like and what your emotions are. - Clive Anderson, Entertainer

Vision Quotes

I'm not a man of many words, I'm not very expressive or emotional, but it comes out in my music. - Kris Allen , Musician

Music Quotes

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

Love Quotes


I started feeling secure in every way once I began to accept myself the way I was. Whether that was emotional, financial or professional security, all of it came and embraced me because I embraced myself. - Vidya Balan, Actress

Feeling Quotes, Security Quotes

People have different emotional levels. Especially when you're young. - Bob Dylan, Musician

Dance music is an emotional journey. It's how well you can make people feel something that they haven't felt. - Steve Aoki , Musician

Music Quotes

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

Logic Quotes

Well, there are certain words and emotions I don't want kids hearing, and I'm not changing because they think it's going to sell better. This is going to sound horrible, but I got 12 million votes doing what I did. - Clay Aiken , Musician

My faith helps me overcome such negative emotions and find my equilibrium. - Dalai Lama, Leader

Faith Quotes

Tears are the symbol of the inability of the soul to restrain its emotion and retain its self command. - Henri Frederic Amiel, Philosopher

Ability Quotes

Classic romantic love is an emotional attraction between two individuals in which they may share a heightened awareness of mutual adoration. Erotic love, traditionally, has been described as shared sexual attraction. - Aberjhani, American Historian

Romantic Quotes, Love Quotes, Action Quotes, Awareness Quotes

I try to construct a picture in which shapes, spaces, colors, form a set of unique relationships, independent of any subject matter. At the same time I try to capture and translate the excitement and emotion aroused in me by the impact with the original idea. - Milton Avery, Artist

Time Quotes, Relationship Quotes

At the heart of any successful film is a powerful story. And a story should be just that: a narrative with a beginning, middle, and end, powerful protagonists that audiences can identify with, and a dramatic arc that is able to capture and hold viewers' intellectual and emotional attention. - Julia Bacha, Director

Success Quotes, Beginning Quotes, Attention Quotes, Heart Quotes, Power Quotes

What this does for me emotionally, psychologically and spiritually - to look in the mirror and not be ashamed - has been very important in not relapsing. - Daniel Baldwin, Actor

Important Quotes, Spiritual Quotes, Logic Quotes

I want it all... fast. I want to be married, I want to live together... and then somewhere around a year or two years, I get freaked out. I freak out emotionally and then I actually feel like 'Oh my God, who's this stranger in my house?' - Fred Armisen , Comedian

God Quotes, Anger Quotes

I always want to bring emotion across in a straightforward way. I don't want to get histrionic when I'm singing. For me that's just not interesting; it goes too far down one road. - Dido Armstrong , Musician

Horror by definition is the emotion of pure revulsion. Terror of the same standard, is that of fearful anticipation. - Dario Argento , Director

Anticipation Quotes, Fear Quotes

Fighter pilots have ice in their veins. They don't have emotions. They think, anticipate. They know that fear and other concerns cloud your mind from what's going on and what you should be involved in. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

Fear Quotes, Mind Quotes

For a song cycle to work, you have to feel these things when you hear them and you either have an emotional reaction to it or you don't. The plotline is something that gets woven together in the back-story. - Tori Amos, Musician

Action Quotes, Work Quotes

Blues and soul and jazz music has so much pain, so much beauty of raw emotion and passion. - Christina Aguilera, Musician

Beauty Quotes, Pain Quotes, Passion Quotes, Music Quotes

Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions. - Pablo Picasso

Change Quotes

It's of course important to mention that when DJing, I'm building my own story through the music. I'm figuring out what song to play next, what song to play after that, and how the two will blend together. How the emotion is going to develop from one song to another. So I first build that storyline. - Steve Aoki , Musician

Important Quotes, Music Quotes

I never really had a teenage experience. I went from childhood to maturity, and in some ways, it short-circuited me emotionally. - Robbie Robertson

Experience Quotes, Maturity Quotes

I don't want to hear songs about how sunshiny things are. I don't like songs that feel like radio candy... I like the ones that make you think, laugh or cry - they pull some kind of emotion out of you. - Gary Allan , Musician

Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. - Robert Frost, Poet

Thought Quotes, Poetry Quotes

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

Religion Quotes

I have the ability to sing with emotion and feeling, but if you say I sound like Billie Holiday, that's cool. Let's look at who Billie was: she was this person, this singer, this beautiful diva who could move the audience with the slightest gesture of her hand. - Erykah Badu, Musician

Ability Quotes, Feeling Quotes

I have a hard time articulating the emotional experience of working on a film. Even when I have meetings on films or discussing them with directors, I find that's my biggest challenge. Different words mean different things to people. - Amy Adams, American Actress

Challenge Quotes, Time Quotes, Work Quotes, Experience Quotes

The crimes against Palestinians in the Occupied Territories and elsewhere, particularly Lebanon, are so shocking that the only emotionally valid reaction is rage and a call for extreme actions. But that does not help the victims. And, in fact, it's likely to harm them. - Noam Chomsky

Action Quotes, Help Quotes

Man is lost and is wandering in a jungle where real values have no meaning. Real values can have meaning to man only when he steps on to the spiritual path, a path where negative emotions have no use. - Sai Baba, Leader

Spiritual Quotes, Values Quotes

I try never to focus on the radio, just find great songs, find emotion and just write the best songs you can. I think when you get fixated on trying to do something too accurate, it becomes more washed out and less what you intended it to be. So I think each time the challenge for me is to try and reinvent a little bit. - Gary Allan , Musician

Challenge Quotes, Great Quotes, Time Quotes

I thought the Billie Holiday comparison was beautiful. I think, Wow, what a wonderful, creative, helpful spirit. She's someone who wanted to help others by sharing her emotion. That's what I do, too, so I think that's a great comparison. - Erykah Badu, Musician

Great Quotes, Help Quotes, Thought Quotes, Wonder Quotes, Sharing Quotes

I love talking, and I love communicating with people and hearing new ideas, but I do get very self-conscious about how I form my thoughts, and I tend to be somebody who acts from a very instinctual place and tries to live from a very instinctual place. So, on occasion, when I have to intellectualize an emotional experience, it's very hard for me. - Amy Adams, American Actress

Love Quotes, Experience Quotes, Thought Quotes, Ideas Quotes

I'm a complete human being. I'm very emotional and loving. I feel, I hurt, I give, I take, and also I think. I analyze. I'm a sociologist, anthropologist. - Erykah Badu, Musician

Once the last trace of emotion has been eradicated, nothing remains of thought but absolute tautology. - Theodor Adorno, Philosopher

Thought Quotes

I'm not emotional about investments. Investing is something where you have to be purely rational and not let emotion affect your decision making - just the facts. - Bill Ackman, American Businessman

Decision Quotes, Investing Quotes, Facts Quotes

I've never had a problem with age; my feelings and emotions are still like those of a young woman. Thank God, I can still be surprised and excited, and I can still dream. I think that's something no one should stop doing, because it's what keeps you young! - Maria Conchita Alonso, Actress

Age Quotes, God Quotes, Feeling Quotes

You know, art is very emotional business. But mostly it becomes not emotional, the fabric of commodity. It becomes business. It becomes so many different things. Because we forgot there was emotions involved. - Marina Abramovic, Artist

Business Quotes, Art Quotes

I feel that one of the hardest things in acting is the way you need to switch your emotions. - Abhishek Bachchan, Indian Actor

I would say that a lot of the characters I've been attracted to are very vulnerable and they expose themselves emotionally. Not so much in 'The Fighter,' not so much in 'The Master' - I think those are different. - Amy Adams, American Actress

Character Quotes

Every time I see documentaries or infomercials about little kids with cancer, I just freak out. It affects me on the highest emotional level... Anytime I think about it, it makes me sadder than anything I can think of. - Kurt Cobain , Musician

Time Quotes

I've always thought that, as a romance writer, I had the best job in the world. I sit around all day making up emotion-drenched, conflict-laden stories that push my heroes and heroines to the edge of sanity. Then I give them a happy ending. - Ruth Glick

Thought Quotes, Conflict Quotes, Sanity Quotes

I think that there are cancers of the body, but I think they are what I would call cancer of the emotional system, too. These are the kind of diseases or illnesses or sicknesses of the emotional system that are as incurable as cancer. - Robert H. Schuller, Clergyman

There are endless new variations on how to hurt a woman physically, emotionally, financially, and socially. - Gloria Allred, Lawyer

Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people. - Jim Rohn

Important Quotes, Opportunity Quotes, Skill Quotes, Communication Quotes, Practice Quotes

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. - Pablo Picasso

My own father didn't talk a lot about feelings or emotions. - Mitch Albom , Writer

Feeling Quotes

Painting is the passage from the chaos of the emotions to the order of the possible. - Balthus, French Artist

Pain Quotes, Chaos Quotes

Acting is a total physical, emotional sensation. - Armand Assante, American Actor

Negative thinking is subtle and deceptive. It wears many faces and hides behind the mask of excuses. It is important to strip away the mask and discover the real, root emotion. - Robert H. Schuller, Clergyman

Important Quotes, Thinking Quotes

4 Top quotes about Emotion by Pedro Almodovar

I don't want to imitate life in movies; I want to represent it. And in that representation, you use the colors you feel, and sometimes they are fake colors. But always it's to show one emotion. - Pedro Almodovar, Director

Life Quotes

The Flower of My Secret is definitely more based in true emotions. I also wanted to make something more realistic, but not naturalistic or simple. - Pedro Almodovar, Director

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, Director

When I make a film, the mixing process is very long, and you hear and watch the material in every form, so that totally shreds your ability to perceive it. So after the mixing, there's no way I can have the emotions or the reactions to my films in the same way. - Pedro Almodovar, Director

Action Quotes, Ability Quotes, Material Quotes

4 Famous quotes about Emotion by Julian Baggini

Anger clearly has its proper place at work, which is neither wholly absent nor ever present. The manager who is an emotional blank is just as hard to work for as the volcanic boss, and both can do great harm by setting an unhelpful example for what kind of emotional expression is expected and accepted. - Julian Baggini, Author

Great Quotes, Work Quotes, Anger Quotes

Indeed, without emotion it seems unlikely we can even have morality. - Julian Baggini, Author

When you try to cool down hot emotions, what tends to happen is that you end up either repressing them or losing them altogether. Neither is desirable. Without emotion, much social interaction loses its meaning or changes for the worse. - Julian Baggini, Author

Action Quotes, Change Quotes

One reason why it has become harder to promote the beneficial side of emotions such as anger is that the moral vocabulary of good and bad has been replaced by the self-help lexicon of positive and negative thinking. - Julian Baggini, Author

Self Help Quotes, Anger Quotes, Thinking Quotes

5 Popular quotes about Emotion by Isabel Allende

Every life of a character is within a context. If I write detached from a social and political background, my story looks like a soap opera where everybody is indoors, not working and living off their emotions. - Isabel Allende , Writer

Life Quotes, Work Quotes, Character Quotes

I have travelled all over the world and one thing that amazes me is that I can communicate with people. My story may be different but emotionally we are all the same. - Isabel Allende , Writer

Travel Quotes

Twittering and blogging and all that is fine, but there is no idea of how to phrase something beautifully; how to use language to create an emotion. It's just passing information and sometimes very superficial information. - Isabel Allende , Writer

Language Quotes

In the books I have written, I have created in my mind a universe. My kids say I have a village in my head and I live in that village, and it's true. When I start writing a book, characters from previous books reappear. All my emotions, my mind, my heart, my dreams, everything becomes connected with a new book, and nothing else really matters. - Isabel Allende , Writer

Character Quotes, Dreams Quotes, Heart Quotes, Mind Quotes

I'm aware of the mystery around us, so I write about coincidences, premonitions, emotions, dreams, the power of nature, magic. - Isabel Allende , Writer

Dreams Quotes, Mystery Quotes, Nature Quotes, Power Quotes

4 Amazing quotes about Emotion by Deepak Chopra

I've worked all my life on the subject of awareness, whether it's awareness of the body, awareness of the mind, awareness of your emotions, awareness of your relationships, or awareness of your environment. I think the key to transforming your life is to be aware of who you are. - Deepak Chopra

Life Quotes, Work Quotes, Awareness Quotes, Mind Quotes, Relationship Quotes

My own training is in the field of neuroendocrinology and I really became very fascinated many years ago with the molecules of emotion, molecules that we call neuropeptides. - Deepak Chopra

It takes a little bit of mindfulness and a little bit of attention to others to be a good listener, which helps cultivate emotional nurturing and engagement. - Deepak Chopra

Engagement Quotes, Attention Quotes, Mindfulness Quotes

You have to think of your brand as a kind of myth. A myth is a compelling story that is archetypal, if you know the teachings of Carl Jung. It has to have emotional content and all the themes of a great story: mystery, magic, adventure, intrigue, conflicts, contradiction, paradox. - Deepak Chopra

Great Quotes, Conflict Quotes, Mystery Quotes, Myth Quotes