Emotional Quotes

Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day. It is a choice based on the knowledge that we belong to God and have found in God our refuge and our safety and that nothing, not even death, can take God away from us.

- Henri Nouwen

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

- Tyga

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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

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Any person capable of angering you becomes your master.

- Epictetus

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

- John Bowlby

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A good leader... maintains a balance between emotional drive and sound thinking.

- Haile Selassie

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Winners don't do different things.They do things differently

- Shiv Khera

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The more clearly you understand yourself and your emotions, the more you become a lover of what is.

- Baruch Spinoza

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Go into yourself and see how deep the place is from which your life flows.

- Rainer Maria Rilke

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The greatest need of our time is to clean out the enormous mass of mental and emotional rubbish that clutters our minds

- Thomas Merton

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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

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Design must seduce, shape, and perhaps more importantly, evoke an emotional response.

- April Greiman

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One cannot be strong without love. For love is not an irrelevant emotion; it is the blood of life.

- Paul Tillich

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Emotional sickness is avoiding reality at any cost. Emotional health is facing reality at any cost.

- M. Scott Peck

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Singing, it's like it's like loving somebody, it's a supreme emotional and physical experience.

- Janis Joplin

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It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations.

- Khalil Gibran

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If we were to select the most intelligent, imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind, all races would be present.

- Franz Boas

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

- Dale Carnegie

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

- Dejan Stojanovic

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Our breathing reflects every emotional or physical effort and every disturbance.

- Moshe Feldenkrais

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One's suffering disappears when one lets oneself go, when one yields - even to sadness.

- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, it is because self-knowledge is painful and we prefer the pleasures of illusion.

- Aldous Huxley

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When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and get free.

- Catherine Ponder

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If people could see into my heart, I should almost feel ashamed - all there is cold, cold as ice.

- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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My name is Marc, my emotional life is sensitive and my purse is empty, but they say I have talent.

- Marc Chagall

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The key to success is emotional stability.

- Warren Buffett

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The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says, 'It's a girl.'

- Shirley Chisholm

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The time to sing is when your emotional level is just too high to speak anymore, and the time to dance is when your emotions are just too strong to only sing about how you feel.

- Bob Fosse

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Conscious faith is freedom. Emotional faith is slavery. Mechanical faith is foolishness.

- G. I. Gurdjieff

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Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out

- Katherine Dunham

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If I can listen to what he can tell me, if I can understand how it seems to him; if I can see its personal meaning for him, if I can sense the emotional flavor which it has for him, then I will be releasing potent forces of change in him.

- Carl Rogers

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

- Albert Einstein

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Mystery is an intellectual process... But suspense is essentially an emotional process.

- Alfred Hitchcock

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Any human act that gives rise to something new is referred to as a creative act, regardless of whether what is created is a physical object or some mental or emotional construct that lives within the person who created it and is known only to him.

- Lev S. Vygotsky

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The only way to deal with yourself as an actor is to follow the emotional truth of what you have to do under the imaginary circumstances. And as you develop you become confident. You come to believe in what you're doing and trust it because it's out of you.

- Sanford Meisner

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Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.

- James Thurber

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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

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You can manifest the life you truly want with clear intention, emotional intelligence and imagination...like it or not, your life is what you have chosen.

- Gregg Braden

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Our emotional life maps our incompleteness: A creature without any needs would never have reasons for fear, or grief, or hope, or anger.

- Martha C. Nussbaum

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Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often.

- Johnny Carson

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My buildings should have an emotional core –a space which, in itself, has an emotional nice feeling.

- Peter Zumthor

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Why are empirical questions about how the mind works so weighted down with political and moral and emotional baggage?

- Steven Pinker

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Reduce intellectual and emotional noise until you arrive at the silence of yourself and listen to it.

- Richard Brautigan

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People are dream killers--you've got to be careful who you give emotional access to.

- Tyrese Gibson

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Genius is the ability to renew one's emotions in daily experience.

- Paul Cezanne

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Every artist is supposed to get emotional. You're painting pictures of emotions.

- Wale

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Only when you combine sound intellect with emotional discipline do you get rational behavior.

- Warren Buffett

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It was just like Howlin' Wolf. Once you arrive at the point that you understand it, the emotional factor is darker than some of the saddest blues stuff.

- Robert Quine

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True compassion is not just an emotional response but a firm commitment founded on reason.

- Dalai Lama

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The type of human being we prefer reveals the contours of our heart.

- Jose Ortega y Gasset

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