100+ Quotes And Sayings About Emotions

Looking for quotes on emotions? Everyone has experienced the kind of circumstance when they can only respond, “It’s been a hard time,” when asked how they are. Everyone experiences difficult periods in life, and no matter how hard you try to explain, nobody can completely understand your predicament if they have never gone through it themselves.

It can also be challenging to see anything as being positive when a rough patch has evolved into what feels like a rough existence.

These are the moments when it seems like life is so unfair and you are left wondering why everything is so difficult. You have the impression that everything is working against you.

However, you can put your emotions into context by using emotional quotations and expressions.

Read some emotional quotes below!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sex is always about emotions. Good sex is about free emotions; bad sex is about blocked emotions. ― Deepak Chopra

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

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

Sometimes I think, I need a spare heart to feel all the things I feel. ― Sanober Khan

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

It is beautiful, it is endless, it is full and yet seems empty. It hurts us. ― Jackson Pearce

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

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

PTSD is a whole-body tragedy, an integral human event of enormous proportions with massive repercussions. ― Susan Pease Banitt

Feel, he told himself, feel, feel, feel. Even if what you feel is pain, only let yourself feel. ― P.D. James

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

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

The reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions. ― David Hume

How you react emotionally is a choice in any situation. ― Judith Orloff

Somewhere between love and hate lies confusion, misunderstanding, and desperate hope. ― Shannon L. Alder

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

And empty words are evil. ― Homer

Because people are more than emotions. People have thoughts and reasons for doing things. ― Veronica Rossi

Blushing is the most peculiar and most human of all expressions. ― Charles Darwin

Among my stillness was a pounding heart. ― Shannon A. Thompson

People who keep stiff upper lips find that it’s damn hard to smile. ― Judith Guest

Music is a language that doesn’t speak in particular words. It speaks in emotions, and if it’s in the bones, it’s in the bones. ― Keith Richards

To tell someone not to be emotional is to tell them to be dead. ― Jeanette Winterson

Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them. ― Eckhart Tolle

Do not let another day go by where your dedication to other people’s opinions is greater than your dedication to your own emotions! – Steve Maraboli

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

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

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

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

When words remain unspoken and emotions are left unexpressed, just a glint in the eyes from otherness can inflame the mind and rouse a shower of empathy. ― Erik Pevernagie

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

I would rather have feelings without words than words without feelings. ― Sanober Khan

The sun always shines above the clouds. ― Paul F. Davis

Some things are too big to be seen; some emotions are too huge to be felt. ― Neil Gaiman

It’s much easier on the emotions when one sees life as an experiment rather than a struggle for popularity. ― Criss Jami

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Let us take flight with the passion of our emotions and follow the graceful swirl of the swallows dancing high in the sky. ― Erik Pevernagie

You’ve got to hide your love away. You can’t just hide your feelings. You have to destroy them. Kill them before they kill you. ― Elizabeth Eulberg

Watch a movie that makes you laugh or listen to a song that makes you cry. Embrace your emotions and be proud of what you feel. ― Demi Lovato

The truth is that creative activity is one that involves the entire self – our emotions, our levels of energy, our characters, and our minds. ― Robert Greene

You have to be able to center yourself, to let all of your emotions go. Don’t ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body. ― Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Those who are critical don’t like being criticized, and those who are insensitive have a deficiency in their senses. ― Suzy Kassem

I read once that water is a symbol of emotions. And for a while now I’ve thought maybe my mother drowned in both. ― Jessi Kirby

The idea that you have to be protected from any kind of uncomfortable emotion is what I absolutely do not subscribe to. ― John Cleese

In the second half of life, people have less power to infatuate you. But they also have much less power to control you or hurt you. ― Richard Rohr

His heart is too full, and no words to release it. ― Gabrielle Zevin

Life is meant to be felt. Else why live? Valleys make the mountains. ― Pierce Brown

I’m not going to be hardened by these people, to these things, I’m not going to let them destroy my feelings or my emotions. ― Pete Doherty

Having their feelings make sense is how people get their kicks. ― Mark Vonnegut

I wondered if emotions were like menstrual cycles if you get enough women together. Give it time, and everyone was crying. ― Sarah Dessen

Gratitude is one of the most powerful human emotions. Once expressed, it changes attitude, brightens outlook, and broadens our perspective. ― Germany Kent

You can only trust your emotions as you can lie to yourself with your brain but not your heart. ― Carl White

Everything passes. Joy. Pain. The moment of triumph; the sigh of despair. Nothing lasts forever – not even this. ― Paul Stewart

Your heart is the beacon, your heart is the storm. Dare to embrace it; you’ll never be torn. ― Vanna Bonta

Relief is a wonderful emotion, highly underrated. In fact, I prefer it to elation or joy. Relief lets the air out of the Tire of Pain. ― Adriana Trigiani

The emotions of man are stirred more quickly than man’s intelligence. ― Oscar Wilde

A little inhumanity does not describe you as heartless, rather, it is a way of telling others that you have a heart that can get angry. ― Michael Bassey Johnson

It’s as if they have thinner boundaries separating them from other people’s emotions and from the tragedies and cruelties of the world. ― Susan Cain

Good manners have much to do with emotions. To make them ring true, one must feel them, not merely exhibit them. ― Amy Vanderbilt

Emotional pain cannot kill you, but running from it can. Allow. Embrace. Let yourself feel. Let yourself heal. ― Vironika Tugaleva

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Joy is but the sign that creative emotion is fulfilling its purpose. ― Charles Du Bos

I wonder how one can hate to love and love to hate the same person over a period of time in a relationship. ― Dr. Amit Abraham

Music is the beat of a drum that keeps time with our emotions. ― Shannon L. Alder

Perception is a reality to the one in the experience. ― Danielle Bernock

I keep telling you that feeling is not selective. You can’t feel pain, you aren’t gonna feel anything else either. ― Judith Guest

Emotions are messy. ― Ottilie Weber

The seed of every sin known to man is in my heart. ― Robert Murray McCheyne

I wondered if Grover could still read my emotions, mixed up as they were. ― Rick Riordan

As soon as anger knocks at one’s door, wisdom prepares to leave. ― Pawan Mishra

She needed to get out of there. Her brains, thankfully, were still safely in her skull, but her emotions were splattered on the pavement. ― Francine Pascal

Healing trauma involves tears. The tears release our pain. The tears are part of our recovery. My friend, please let your tears flow. ― Dana Arcuri

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you do, but people will never forget how you made them feel. ― Jason Barger

Choose thoughts that give you the emotions of being alive and excited about life. ― Bryant McGill

I looked around at the rooms that I did not see as rooms but more as a landscape for my emotions, a biography of memory. ― Anne Spollen

The madder it makes you, the harder you need to laugh at it. ― Destiny Booze

We’ve all had our moments of weakness, and if we manage to get through today without any, we’ll be sure to have some tomorrow. ― Jose Saramango

Metaphor is awkward, but emotion, by its nature, leaves you no more scalable approach. ― Rachel Hartman

Society can only hurt if you care for its opinion. ― Jude Morgan

I’m the girl who never gets angry and never wants anything, and that’s why my family is still alive. ― Rosamund Hodge

It’s not life situations but our thoughts are the pilots of grief. ― Durgesh Satpathy

People cry, not because they’re weak, it’s because they’ve been strong for too long. ― Johnny Depp

Some prisons don’t require bars to keep people locked inside. All it takes is their perception that they belong there. ― Lysa TerKeurst

Tears are a form of communication – like speech – and require a listener. ― Erica Jong

Our thoughts dictate how we feel; so it is important to recognize that we are as we think we are. ― Jeremy Aldana

I do not write poetry; I take words and dip them in feelings. ― Arti Honrao


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