An emotion is a feeling that gives you joy, love, fear, fury, or hatred.

Our emotions make us human.

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Best Emotion Quotes

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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