130+ Best Emotional Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Emotional Quotes

I don’t have emotional needs, only physical ones. — Amy Winehouse

Allopathic doctors used to laugh condescendingly at those who posited that psychological, emotional and spiritual factors were important contributors to the sickness as well as healing of the body. — Marianne Williamson

Arts is just as important as military defense, you know? Emotional defense is just as important. — Quincy Jones

We tend to lack humility toward love, to patronize it rather than bow before it, to put mundane considerations before the emotional need to hold someone in our arms. — Marianne Williamson

If it’s a very emotional scene, you’re kind of relieved when you’ve done it, kind of spent. And there are times when you can be rattled, certain characters if they’re hyper, that can carry over, the residue of that. But I try to leave it on the set. — Robert De Niro

To deal with what you have to deal with as mayor or president, there has to be an overriding psychological or professional or emotional gratification that would let you go through all the angst. — Rahm Emanuel

That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God. — Albert Einstein

We are on a very rich emotional and physical journey on this planet. — Melody Beattie

I’m an emotional gangster. I cry once every month. — Cardi B

Music is the emotional life of most people. — Leonard Cohen

Sentimentality is the emotional promiscuity of those who have no sentiment. — Norman Mailer

I don’t react to a tragic happening any more. I took so many bad things as a kid and some people think I don’t care about anything. It’s just too hard for me to get emotional. I can’t cry no more. — Mike Tyson

Music, I feel, must be emotional first and intellectual second. — Maurice Ravel

As a child, I was an active Christian. I used to love the school choir and remember the carol service as always such an emotional thing. — Douglas Adams

A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true. — Socrates

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

Vulnerability is basically uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure. — Brene Brown

It is very important when you judge to recognize that you have to stay impartial. That’s what the nature of my job is. I have to unhook myself from my emotional responses and try to stay within my unemotional, objective persona. — Sonia Sotomayor

I’m not going to normally get hired to play those emotional things, and I’m capable of it. I was raised by a single mother in Iowa – I’m just trapped in a big, dumb body. — Jason Momoa

My mother is brilliant but emotional and very much gregarious and connected to people. My father was brilliant but focused and driven and very narrow-casted. — Justin Trudeau

People don’t buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons. — Zig Ziglar

What I was interested in was conveying an emotional message, which means using everything you’ve got inside you sometimes to barely make a note, or if you have to strain to sing, you sing. — Nina Simone

I’ve never, ever in my life touched a photographer. Some of the cruellest things I’ve ever said have been to photographers who are chasing me down the street, some of the sharpest, most efficient emotional barbs. And they know that in that moment, in that one-to-one wit competition, they just got smashed. — Russell Crowe

The biggest thing for me is earning the respect of my fellow players and coaches. I think that is why I was a little bit emotional. You don’t get a haka done to you from the brothers for no reason if they don’t respect you. — Sonny Bill Williams

When you think about it, three of our biggest financial decisions in life are made at times of peak emotional excitement: deciding to get married, buying a home, and having kids. — Robert Kiyosaki

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

The two things that matter the most to me: emotional resonance and rocket launchers. Party of Five, a brilliant show, and often made me cry uncontrollably, suffered ultimately from a lack of rocket launchers. — Joss Whedon

We all are scared. First of all, as a culture, we’re constantly told that if you start to express yourself or express your needs, you’re needy. You’re too emotional. And they put all these negative connotations on it. That has started since we were kids, especially for men. — Karamo Brown

Love is the expression of one’s values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another. — Ayn Rand

I got different moods. Like, if I’m in a good mood, I listen to ‘Up’ by Thug. If I’m not in a good mood, I’ll listen to ‘King TROUP’ – that’s a real emotional one. — Lil Uzi Vert

In movies, people seem to be more emotional than they would ever be if that situation was actually happening to them. — Robert Downey, Jr.

So many of our enormous emotional crises are lived through the media. They’re lived through movies; they’re lived through what we watch on television – they’re not actual events in our life. — Chuck Palahniuk

I think my poems immediately come out of the sensuous and emotional experiences I have. — Sylvia Plath

The computer can’t tell you the emotional story. It can give you the exact mathematical design, but what’s missing is the eyebrows. — Frank Zappa

I’ve always said people say on a dramatic show, ‘I was crying. It was so emotional when he went and grabbed that little girl from a burning building and handed her over to her mother.’ In comedy, the best thing you can say is, ‘I think it’s funny.’ — Bob Newhart

It’s impossible to live a life totally free of feelings. God created all of us to be emotional creatures, and feelings are a big part of our lives. — Joyce Meyer

There is such a thing as old emotional pain living inside you. It is an accumulation of painful life experience that was not fully faced and accepted in the moment it arose. It leaves behind an energy form of emotional pain. — Eckhart Tolle

I’m entirely interested in people, and also other creatures and beings, but especially in people, and I tend to read them by emotional field more than anything. So I have a special interest in what they’re thinking and who they are and who’s hiding behind those eyes and how did he get there, and what’s the story, really? — Alice Walker

Growing up, I always took things too personal and was very emotional, and I got made fun of for it. — Melanie Martinez

Parents don’t care about their children; they’re emotional, egotistical, selfish, and screw up their kids! Pastors knowingly mislead their flock by telling them that they can continue to sin and yet know God – because they themselves still sin. And we all know that the government does not care at all for the people. — Jesse Lee Peterson

Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us – and those around us – more effectively. Look for the learning. — Louisa May Alcott

It’s emotional for artists who are women and people of color to have less value placed on our worldview. — Ava DuVernay

The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says: It’s a girl. — Shirley Chisholm

What happens when we’re willing to feel bad is that, sure enough, we often feel bad – but without the stress of futile avoidance. Emotional discomfort, when accepted, rises, crests, and falls in a series of waves. Each wave washes parts of us away and deposits treasures we never imagined. — Martha Beck

Now it is human nature to want to eat to ones fill when hungry, to want to warm up when cold, to want to rest when tired. These all are a part of people’s emotional nature. — Xun Kuang

Love is an emotional feeling on a human level and a faith experience on a supernatural level. — Mother Angelica

I am not a victim of emotional conflicts. I am human. — Marilyn Monroe

Sometimes a miracle is a change in material conditions, such as physical healing. At other times, it is a psychological or emotional change. — Marianne Williamson

I’m an emotional person. — J. K. Rowling

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

Once we’re willing to confront our emotional suffering, we begin making choices based on attraction instead of aversion, love instead of fear. Where we used to think about what was ‘safe,’ we now become interested in doing what seems right or fun or meaningful or ripe with possibilities. — Martha Beck

It was emotional when Chrysler sold out to the Germans. — Lee Iacocca

I get a little bit emotional during a game! — Jurgen Klopp

If women are supposed to be less rational and more emotional at the beginning of our menstrual cycle when the female hormone is at its lowest level, then why isn’t it logical to say that, in those few days, women behave the most like the way men behave all month long? — Gloria Steinem

With physical prep work, you know if you go to the gym, you will get size. There’s no chance it won’t happen. The emotional prep work is a variable. You could step onto the set one day and have a disconnect with your thoughts and feelings and have a rough day acting because you can’t quite tap into what you need. — Chris Evans

Our ideas about love and attractiveness are so primal, our need for belonging so intense, that most of us are loath to abandon our favorite beliefs on these issues. If you’ve ever let yourself feel lovable and lovely, only to be deeply hurt, you may see accepting your own body as a setup for severe emotional wounding. — Martha Beck

It’s so important to realize that every time you get upset, it drains your emotional energy. Losing your cool makes you tired. Getting angry a lot messes with your health. — Joyce Meyer

When the intensity of emotional conviction subsides, a man who is in the habit of reasoning will search for logical grounds in favour of the belief which he finds in himself. — Bertrand Russell

When I heard Aretha, I could feel her emotional delivery so clearly. It came from down deep within. That’s what I wanted to do. — Whitney Houston

Any time you have a competitive situation like politics is, there are winners, and there are people who don’t win, and their supporters can sometimes be very emotional. — Justin Trudeau

Working on this album has been very emotional and super personal, and creating this character ‘Cry Baby’ helped me deal with my own insecurities. — Melanie Martinez

I need some kind of emotional stake in it to write my lyrics, assuming that place. It might just be an emotion I understand but am not currently experiencing necessarily. — John Mayer

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

I’ve seen people that get onstage and sing while they have tears running down their face – I can’t do that. When I cry, it starts like in my throat, so when I have something that’s really emotional, sometimes if I access that too much, I can’t finish the song. — Carrie Underwood

What does it mean to love someone with all your heart? It means to love with all your emotional feelings and with all your devotion. Surely when you love your wife with all your heart, you cannot demean her, criticize her, find fault with her, or abuse her by words, sullen behavior, or actions. — Ezra Taft Benson

I really like women who get emotional about babies and puppies. I’ve met some incredibly cool women who are tough, but the woman you marry should have a really soft side. — Chris Evans

Our parents deserve our honor and respect for giving us life itself. Beyond this they almost always made countless sacrifices as they cared for and nurtured us through our infancy and childhood, provided us with the necessities of life, and nursed us through physical illnesses and the emotional stresses of growing up. — Ezra Taft Benson

People have different emotional levels. Especially when you’re young. — Bob Dylan

The more emotional distractions you have the harder it is to accomplish your goals – especially at the extreme levels! — Dan Pena

I don’t know why, it’s the same reason why you like some music and you don’t like others. There’s something about it that you like. Ultimately I don’t find it’s in my best interests to try and analyze it, since it’s fundamentally emotional. — Jerry Garcia

Trying to suppress or eradicate symptoms on the physical level can be extremely important, but there’s more to healing than that; dealing with psychological, emotional and spiritual issues involved in treating sickness is equally important. — Marianne Williamson

I remember the bad times as a succession of painful emotional snapshots: Me walking into the library at 24 Sussex, seeing my mother in tears, and hearing her talk about leaving while my father stood facing her, stern and ashen. — Justin Trudeau

I’m a big believer in the emotion of design, and the message that’s sent before somebody begins to read, before they get the rest of the information; what is the emotional response they get to the product, to the story, to the painting – whatever it is. — David Carson

Whether we like it or not, men and women are not the same in nature, temperament, emotions and emotional responses. — J. Paul Getty

I’m very emotional; I think I may go mad in several years’ time. — Freddie Mercury

Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others. — George Santayana

A lot of actors, and artists in general, never feel secure in love. They always feel everything’s going to be taken away from them, professionally and personally; they’re extremely emotional and volatile. — Sylvester Stallone

I try to combine in my paintings cinematic feeling, emotional feeling, and sometimes actually writing on the page to combine all the different elements of communication. — Sylvester Stallone

I’m the type person, my safe place to be emotional is the booth. — Nipsey Hussle

Everyone is battling something emotional behind closed doors – that’s life. — Caroline Flack

I think the very idea of character, of developing not just grit, but empathy and curiosity, emotional intelligence – you know, the things that I want my own daughters to develop – the idea that we’re going to get there through rewards and punishments seems completely at odds with the idea of character itself. — Angela Duckworth

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

Some people spend their time and thoughts in feeling, hearing, seeing, and listening. Whatever cannot be felt or experienced they will not accept. We call these people ’emotional.’ — Mother Angelica

When you really listen to another person from their point of view, and reflect back to them that understanding, it’s like giving them emotional oxygen. — Stephen Covey

I only cast the actors and actresses I fall in love with – truly having an emotion for them, an anticipation and enthusiasm when seeing them – and I believe that my emotional confidence in them blends into chemistry. It’s always been like that, and I hope I won’t be wrong in the future. — Luca Guadagnino

Denying that race matters is irrational in the face of segregation and all of the other forms of obvious racial inequity in society… Maintaining this denial of reality takes tremendous emotional and psychic energy. — Robin DiAngelo

To me, ‘rant’ was ranting and raving. So to me, it’s heightened. emotional flipping out, frothing at the mouth. Where I grew up, that was a rant. I don’t consider what I’m doing ranting. — Bill Burr

Painful events leave scars, true, but it turns out they’re largely erasable. Jill Bolte Taylor, the neuroanatomist who had a stroke that obliterated her memory, described the event as losing ’37 years of emotional baggage.’ — Martha Beck

People should be conscious of the large contribution made by anything that gets people together easily in the reduction of loneliness and emotional well-being. — Daniel Kahneman

I designed ‘Buffy’ to be an icon, to be an emotional experience, to be loved in a way that other shows can’t be loved. Because it’s about adolescence, which is the most important thing people go through in their development, becoming an adult. — Joss Whedon

I’m an emotional person. Sometimes I can’t help it. — Tom Brady

In terms of my involvement in ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ and marriage equality and anti-bullying and social emotional learning in schools – these are all things that arise out of my relationship with the world and with my fans. — Lady Gaga

I have to have an emotional connection to what I am ultimately selling because it is emotion, whether you are selling religion, politics, even a breath mint. — Gene Simmons

To be a human being means to possess a feeling of inferiority which constantly presses towards its own conquest. The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge for conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation. — Alfred Adler

I’ve always been very private, maybe because I discovered my mother, who is a wonderful lady, is very emotional. — Alicia Keys

I don’t feel the need to defend myself anymore – I am a woman. I feel differently and I think differently than a man. If you’re going to bully me or laugh at me because something makes me emotional – you go right ahead because that’s what makes me a woman, and I don’t want to be anything but that. — Erin Brockovich

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

My other family is Fleetwood Mac. I don’t need the money, but there’s an emotional need for me to go on the road again. There’s a love there; we’re a band of brothers. — Stevie Nicks

If there is even one woman out there who went and got checked and found that she had cancer or she was positive and she caught something in time, and if in any small way I was a part of that, it makes me very emotional. — Angelina Jolie

I used to say, ‘Hey, man, what kind of a stupid question is that?’ to a newspaperman asking me heavy things right after a race when I’m still in an emotional state. Now I at least try to answer. — Steve Prefontaine

You don’t want to be the guy whose back’s to the camera in the emotional part of the movie. So, you have to be aware of the camera movement and what the camera’s doing. — Russell Crowe

Since our society equates happiness with youth, we often assume that sorrow, quiet desperation, and hopelessness go hand in hand with getting older. They don’t. Emotional pain or numbness are symptoms of living the wrong life, not a long life. — Martha Beck

Poverty is clearly one source of emotional suffering, but there are others, like loneliness. A policy to reduce the loneliness of the elderly would certainly reduce suffering. — Daniel Kahneman

The fact is we can only love what we know personally. And we cannot know much. In public affairs, in the rebuilding of civilization, something less dramatic and emotional is needed, namely tolerance. — E. M. Forster

I am a very emotional guy. What I love, I do with all I have. — Jurgen Klopp

For a creative writer possession of the ‘truth’ is less important than emotional sincerity. — George Orwell

I don’t think anyone really is interested in reading about my emotional state. It’s not even interesting to me. — Larry David

The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for understanding much of what is not shared between them, and lessens the threat of their difference. — Audre Lorde

It is a process of discovery. It’s being quiet enough and undisturbed enough for a period of time so that the songs can begin to sort of peek out, and you begin to have emotional experiences in a musical way. — James Taylor

Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility. — James Thurber

I’ve had it with you and your emotional constipation! — Washington Irving

Emotional information is very, very rich in influence. You’re giving somebody something to connect with, to see themselves in. — Indya Moore

A friend is an emotional bond, just like friendship is a human experience. — Simon Sinek

We must become acquainted with our emotional household: we must see our feelings as they actually are, not as we assume they are. This breaks their hypnotic and damaging hold on us. — Vernon Howard

I have an increasing sense that the most important crisis of our time is spiritual and that we need places where people can grow stronger in the spirit and be able to integrate the emotional struggles in their spiritual journeys. — Henri Nouwen

U2 is an original species… there are colours and feelings and emotional terrain that we occupy that is ours and ours alone. — Bono

I want to make great fights, emotional fights, for all my fans and everyone watching. — Cris Cyborg

Sometimes I feel like being an intellectual. Sometimes I like to just be aggressive and all the way in my feelings. Sometimes I might be emotional, or sometimes I might drag on the track and be lazy. I just like to share the different states of existence of Kevin Gates with the rest of the world. — Kevin Gates

In Germany, they all thought I was a bit mental, very emotional. — Jurgen Klopp

The limitation of riots, moral questions aside, is that they cannot win and their participants know it. Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but reactionary because it invites defeat. It involves an emotional catharsis, but it must be followed by a sense of futility. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

If people are taught wrong, raised wrong, or haven’t taken the Bible seriously enough, then they can go into academic error, emotional error, psychological error. — Tony Evans

Emotional roller coasters tend to emphasize the lows, tend to be more affected by the low, by the dip in an emotional roller coaster than when you are at the peak. — Rush Limbaugh

Emotional power is maybe the most valuable thing that an actor can have. — Christopher Walken

So your emotional state really has a lot to do with what you’re thinking about and what you’re paying attention to. — Daniel Kahneman

I wasn’t trying to work out my own ancestry. I was trying to get people to feel slavery. I was trying to get across the kind of emotional and psychological stones that slavery threw at people. — Octavia E. Butler

People’s most prized possessions carry deeply symbolic and emotional significance. — Gad Saad

You should hurry up and acquire the cigar habit. It’s one of the major happinesses. And so much more lasting than love, so much less costly in emotional wear and tear. — Aldous Huxley

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

I have a perverse attraction to risk. Not physical risk but emotional, financial risk – anything than can’t kill you immediately. — Scott Adams

I’m quite an emotional person… I ain’t just this Northern brat all the time. — Yungblud