82+ Best Emotion Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Emotion is a strong feeling such as love or anger, or strong feelings in general. Inspirational emotion quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Most Famous Emotion Quotes

We know too much and feel too little. At least, we feel too little of those creative emotions from which a good life springs. Bertrand Russell

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. Helen Keller

The essential difference between emotion and reason is that emotion leads to action while reason leads to conclusions. Donald Calne

I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them. Oscar Wilde

Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question. Willard Scott

One thing you can’t hide is when you’re crippled inside. John Lennon

Empathy is seeing with the eyes of another, listening with the ears of another and feeling with the heart of another. Alfred Adler

The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it. Nicholas Sparks

There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion. Carl Gustav Jung

Pity those who don’t feel anything at all. Sarah J. Maas

Emotions are celebrated and repressed, analyzed and medicated, adored and ignored but rarely, if ever, are they honored. Karla McLaren

Don’t be ashamed to weep; tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones is sealed inside to comfort us. Brian Jacques

There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music. George Eliot

The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think. Horace Walpole

The only way to change someone’s mind is to connect with them from the heart. Rasheed Ogunlaru

I envy people that know love. That have someone who takes them as they are. Jess C Scott

Realize that now, in this moment of time, you are creating. You are creating your next moment based on what you are feeling and thinking. That is what’s real. Doc Childre

I knew they would kill me when they found out, but He struggled for words, releasing a sharp breath. I think I realized that I would rather die because I betrayed them, than live because I betrayed you. Marissa Meyer

Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge. Audre Lorde

Books can also provoke emotions. And emotions sometimes are even more troublesome than ideas. Emotions have led people to do all sorts of things they later regret like, oh, throwing a book at someone else. Pseudonymous Bosch

Never play with the feelings of others, because you may win the game, but the risk is that you will surely lose the person for life time. William Shakespeare

Life is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel. Jean Racine

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

One ought to hold on to one’s heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too. Friedrich Nietzsche

Never apologize for showing your feelings. When you do, you are apologizing for the truth. José N. Harris

I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments. Jim Morrison

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

But feelings can’t be ignored, no matter how unjust or ungrateful they seem. Anne Frank

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

When I open them, most of the books have the smell of an earlier time leaking out between the pages a special odor of the knowledge and emotions that for ages have been calmly resting between the covers. Breathing it in, I glance through a few pages before returning each book to its shelf. Haruki Murakami

Let’s not forget that the little emotions are the great captains of our lives and we obey them without realizing it. Vincent Van Gogh

The moment we cry in a film is not when things are sad but when they turn out to be more beautiful than we expected them to be. Alain de Botton

Emotions come and go and can’t be controlled so there’s no reason to worry about them. That in the end, people should be judged by their actions since in the end it was actions that defined everyone. Nicholas Sparks

Everybody has a home team It’s the people you call when you get a flat tire or when something terrible happens. It’s the people who, near or far, know everything that’s wrong with you and love you anyways. These are the ones who tell you their secrets, who get themselves a glass of water without asking when they’re at your house. These are the people who cry when you cry. These are your people, your middle of the night, no matter what people. Shauna Niequist

Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings always darker, emptier and simpler. Friedrich Nietzsche

Your emotions make you human. Even the unpleasant ones have a purpose. Don’t lock them away. If you ignore them, they just get louder and angrier. Sabaa Tahir

Never apologize for being sensitive or emotional. It’s a sign that you have a big heart, and that you aren’t afraid to let others see it. Showing your emotions is a sign of strength. Brigitte Nicole

All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. Helen Keller

In order to move on, you must understand why you felt what you did and why you no longer need to feel it. Mitch Albom

The feeling is often the deeper truth, the opinion the more superficial one. Augustus William Hare

I don’t like hope very much. In fact, I hate it. It’s the crystal meth of emotions. It hooks you fast and kills you hard. It’s bad news. The worst. It’s sharp sticks and cherry bombs. When hope shows up, it’s only a matter of time until someone gets hurt. Jennifer Donnelly

Emotions can get in the way or get you on the way. Mavis Mazhura

Crying does not indicate that you are weak. Since birth, it has always been a sign that you are alive. Charlotte Brontë

There is no instinct like that of the heart. Lord Byron

Can he love her? Can the soul really be satisfied with such polite affections? To love is to burn to be on fire, like Juliet or Guinevere or Eloise. Emma Thompson

The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it. Nicholas Sparks

I am an extremely sincere individual. I am sincere, to a fault. One of the many things that I have come to realize, to learn, is that sincerity must be reserved and given only to those who deserve it. And one must save one’s emotions, channeling them only to the people who are worthy of it. One must not throw one’s pearls to the pigs. C. JoyBell C.

One of the greatest feelings in the world is knowing that we as individuals can make a difference. Jeff Bridges

A feeling is no longer the same when it comes the second time. It dies through the awareness of its return. We become tired and weary of our feelings when they come too often and last too long. Pascal Mercier

Instead of resisting any emotion, the best way to dispel it is to enter it fully, embrace it and see through your resistance. Deepak Chopra

It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into. Jonathan Swift

The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven? And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives? When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see in truth that you are weeping for that which has been your delight. Kahlil Gibran

True love is not a hide and seek game: in true love, both lovers seek each other. Michael Bassey Johnson

I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them. Oscar Wilde

The heart is a strange beast and not ruled by logic. Maria V. Snyder

There are no greater treasures than the highest human qualities such as compassion, courage and hope. Not even tragic accident or disaster can destroy such treasures of the heart. Daisaku Ikeda

Feelings are something you have; not something you are. Shannon L. Alder

Is it really possible to tell someone else what one feels? Leo Tolstoy

Do you imagine the universe is agitated? Go into the desert at night and look at the stars. This practice should answer the question. Lao Tzu

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

Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions. David Hume

We experience ourselves, our thoughts and feelings, as something separate from the rest. A kind of optical delusion of consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Albert Einstein

When a man is prey to his emotions, he is not his own master. Benedict de Spinoza

But smiles and tears are so alike with me, they are neither of them confined to any particular feelings I often cry when I am happy, and smile when I am sad. Anne Brontë

But pain’s like water. It finds a way to push through any seal. There’s no way to stop it. Sometimes you have to let yourself sink inside of it before you can learn how to swim to the surface. Katie Kacvinsky

To feel valued, to know, even if only once in a while, that you can do a job well is an absolutely marvelous feeling. Barbara Walters

Resentment is often a woman’s inner signal that she has been ignoring an important God given responsibility that of making choices. Brenda Waggoner

But feelings can’t be ignored, no matter how unjust or ungrateful they seem. Anne Frank

If you’re waiting until you feel talented enough to make it, you’ll never make it. Criss Jami

Respect other people’s feelings. It might mean nothing to you, but it could mean everything to them. Roy T. Bennett

Hope is the crystal meth of emotions. It hooks you fast and kills you hard. Jennifer Donnelly

Emotion is more powerful than reason. Emotion is the driving force behind thinking and reasoning. Emotional intelligence increases the mind’s ability to make positive, brilliant decisions. Dr T.P. Chia

Just like children, emotions heal when they are heard and validated. Jill Bolte Taylor

Everyone is afraid of something. We fear things because we value them. We fear losing people because we love them. We fear dying because we value being alive. Don’t wish you didn’t fear anything. All that would mean is that you didn’t feel anything. Cassandra Clare

Most people tend to think the best of those who are blessed with beauty; we have difficulty imagining that physical perfection can conceal twisted emotions or a damaged mind. Dean Koontz

Change happens in the boiler room of our emotions so find out how to light their fires. Jeff Dewar

It’s always a risk. Wherever there is great emotion. because there is power in that. And few people handle power well. Morgan Matson

In order to move on, you must understand why you felt what you did and why you no longer need to feel it. Mitch Albom

What she really craved was a connection. That feeling you got when you knew you were supposed to be with someone. J. Sterling