78 Emotion Quotes To Understand Your Emotions

Emotions encompassing joy, love, fear, fury and hatred are an integral part of our human existence.

Emotions cover positive feelings such as joy and happiness as well as negative feelings like sadness, anger, and fear.

However, each emotion, regardless of its classification, is vital as it allows us to express something significant.

Emotions often prompt us to engage in activities like watching a sad movie or listening to emotional music, allowing for emotional release.


Our collection of emotion quotes aims to inspire and aid in managing these feelings.

Life’s ups and downs often bring emotions that seem uncontrollable, yet acknowledging and understanding these feelings is crucial.

Even in our lowest moments, emotions can serve as powerful tools for success and personal growth, inspiring us to accomplish great things.

Best Emotion Quotes

We are sometimes stirred by emotion and take it for zeal. ~ Thomas A. Kempis.

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.

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.


Emotions have no place in business, unless you do business with them. ~ Friedrich Durrenmatt.


People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense. ~ Ken Kesey.

Cherish your own emotions and never undervalue them. ~ Robert Henri.

My live performance, it just comes from feeling an energy and emotion from the crowd. ~ Wiz Khalifa.

Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime. ~ Adlai Stevenson.


A man is not as much as he feels he is but as much as he feels. ~ Jean Toomer.

The sign of intelligent people is their ability to control emotions by the application of reason. ~ Marya Mannes.

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


Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions. ~ Elizabeth Gilbert.

Never speak out of anger, Never act out of fear, Never choose from impatience, But wait… and peace will appear. ~ Guy Finley.

We cannot selectively numb emotions, when we numb the painful emotions, we also numb the positive emotions. ~ Brene Brown.


Emotion always has its roots in the unconscious and manifests itself in the body. ~ Irene Claremont.

Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility. ~ William Wordsworth.

Famous Emotion Quotes

To give vent now and then to his feelings, whether of pleasure or discontent, is a great ease to a man’s heart. ~ Francesco Guicciardini.

The heart has its reasons, which reason does not know…All our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling. ~ Blaise Pascal.

It is as healthy to enjoy sentiment as to enjoy jam. ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton.


A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art. ~ Paul Cezzane.

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

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

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


Our emotions are only incidents in the effort to keep day and night together. ~ T.S. Eliot.

The young man who has not wept is savage, and the old man who will not laugh is a fool. ~ George Santayana.

The biggest emotion in creation is the bridge to optimism. ~ Brian may.

I have learned now that while those who speak about one’s miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more. ~ C.S. Lewis.

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt.


Tears are the blood of emotion. ~ Bea N. Abbling.

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

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.

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Life’s most underrated emotion is self-pity. ~ Lionel Shriver.


My emotion is real, and my everyday life is filled with the same feeling. ~ Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

To my mind, having a care and concern for others is the highest of the human qualities. ~ Fred Hollows.

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

Cooking is creating emotion. ~ Joel Robuchon.

My Mom and Dad always told me to not act on emotion, act on what is real. When you’re mad don’t do something wrong because you’re mad. ~ Mookie Betts.

That’s the amazing thing about music: there’s a song for every emotion. Can you imagine a world with no music? It would suck. ~ Harry Styles.


I grew up in a house of no love or emotion – it kind of sticks with you. ~ Billy Corgan.

Jewelry is something that has to do with emotion. That aspect of jewelry really interests me. ~ Ann Demeulemeester.

Emotion is the chief source of all becoming conscious. There can be no transformation of darkness into light…without emotion. ~ Carl Jung.

Opera is the ultimate art form. It has singing and music and drama and dance and emotion and story. ~ Diane Paulus.


Emotions have taught mankind to reason. ~ Marquis De Vauvenargues.

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

Men decide many more problems by…emotion than by reason. ~ Marcus Tulius Cicero.

It’s a lot easier to be angry at someone than it is to tell them you’re hurt. ~ Tom Gates.


The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray. ~ Oscar Wilde.

Shame is the most powerful, master emotion. It’s the fear that we’re not good enough. ~ Brene Brown.

Each of us really understands in others only those feelings he is capable of producing himself. ~ Andre Gide.

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

Top Emotion Quotes

I dress how I feel. I just go off emotion. I can’t prepare my outfit a day before. Everything I wear is spontaneous. ~ Asap Rocky.


To think with the heart is to think in living terms. ~ Jean Gebser.

Without the emotion of the beautiful, the sublime, the mysterious, there is no art, no religion, no literature. ~ John Burroughs.

My duty is to try to reach beauty. Cinema is emotion. When you laugh you cry. ~ Roberto Benigni.

You cannot know what you cannot feel. ~ Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality. ~ Earl nightingale.


Music is the shorthand of emotion.~ Leo Tolstoy.

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

Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways. ~ Sigmund Freud.

I want to show I can control my emotion and aggression and stay calm. ~ Aleksandar Mitrovic.

Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. ~ Robert Frost.


Our emotions are the driving powers of our lives. ~ Earl Riney.

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

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.

Emotion is the surest arbiter of a poetic choice, and it is the priest of all supreme unions in the mind. ~ Max Eastman.


Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge. ~ Plato.

Never trust anyone who wants what you’ve got. Friend or no, envy is an overwhelming emotion. ~ Eubie Blake.

People hate those who make them feel their own inferiority. ~ Lord Chesterfield.

Too much emotion is like none at all. ~ Du Mu.

Emotions have taught mankind to reason. ~ Vauvenargues.


Feelings are, as we all know, at the heart of emotion. ~ Peter Goldie.

Where the heart lies, let the brain lie also. ~ Robert Browning.

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.

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

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

Regret is the worst human emotion. If you took another road, you might have fallen off a cliff. I’m content. ~ William Shatner.


One can never repeat exactly the same emotion. ~ Oscar Wilde.

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.

Swift instincts leaps; slow reason feebly climbs. ~ Edward Young.

To be a character who feels a deep emotion, one must go into the memory’s vault and mix in a sad memory from one’s own life. ~ Albert Finney.

So these were the 78 quotes about Emotions.

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