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100 Quotes to Help You Understand Your Emotions (DEEP)

Top 10 Most Inspiring Quotes About Emotions (BEST)

“Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you’re doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you.”

Joel Osteen
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
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
Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions. - Elizabeth Gilbert
Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions. – Elizabeth Gilbert

“I wish someone had told me this simple but confusing truth: Even when everything’s going your way you can still be sad. Or anxious. Or uncomfortably numb. Because you can’t always control your brain or your emotions even when things are perfect.”

Jenny Lawson
The finest emotion of which we are capable is the mystic emotion. - Albert Einstein
The finest emotion of which we are capable is the mystic emotion. – Albert Einstein
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. - Eleanor Roosevelt
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. – Eleanor Roosevelt

“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
I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. - Maya Angelou
I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou
What you resist persists. - Carl Jung
What you resist persists. – Carl Jung

“My message for everyone is the same: that if we can learn to identify, express, and harness our feelings, even the most challenging ones, we can use those emotions to help us create positive, satisfying lives.”

Marc Brackett

20 Wise Quotes That Will Help You Deal With Your Emotions

“Watch your thoughts, they become words; watch your words, they become actions; watch your actions, they become habits; watch your habits, they become character; watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.”

Frank Outlaw
Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space lies our freedom and power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and freedom. - Viktor E. Frankl
Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space lies our freedom and power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and freedom. – Viktor E. Frankl
It is a choice. No matter how frustrating or boring or constraining or painful or oppressive our experience, we can always choose how we respond. - Edith Eger
It is a choice. No matter how frustrating or boring or constraining or painful or oppressive our experience, we can always choose how we respond. – Edith Eger

“In the egoic state, your sense of self, your identity, is derived from your thinking mind – in other words, what your mind tells you about yourself: the storyline of you, the memories, the expectations, all the thoughts that go through your head continuously and the emotions that reflect those thoughts. All those things make up your sense of self.”

Eckhart Tolle
We don’t know where we’re going, we don’t know what’s going to happen, but no one can take away from you what you put in your own mind. - Edith Eger
We don’t know where we’re going, we don’t know what’s going to happen, but no one can take away from you what you put in your own mind. – Edith Eger
How you react emotionally is a choice in any situation. - Judith Orloff
How you react emotionally is a choice in any situation. – Judith Orloff

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedom – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.

Viktor Frankl
You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind. - Dale Carnegie
You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind. – Dale Carnegie
Perhaps the most liberating moment in my life was when I realized that my self-loathing was not a product of my inadequacy but, rather, a product of my thoughts. - Vironika Tugaleva
Perhaps the most liberating moment in my life was when I realized that my self-loathing was not a product of my inadequacy but, rather, a product of my thoughts. – Vironika Tugaleva
Care for your psyche… know thyself, for once we know ourselves, we may learn how to care for ourselves. - Socrates
Care for your psyche… know thyself, for once we know ourselves, we may learn how to care for ourselves. – Socrates
When anger rises, think of the consequences. - Confucius
When anger rises, think of the consequences. – Confucius
What worries you, masters you. - John Locke
What worries you, masters you. – John Locke
Feelings are something you have; not something you are. - Shannon L. Alder
Feelings are something you have; not something you are. – Shannon L. Alder
The only sadnesses that are dangerous and unhealthy are the ones that we carry around in public in order to drown them out with the noise. - Rainer Maria Rilke
The only sadnesses that are dangerous and unhealthy are the ones that we carry around in public in order to drown them out with the noise. – Rainer Maria Rilke
Don’t live the same day over and over again and call that a life. Life is about evolving mentally, spiritually, and emotionally. - Germany Kent
Don’t live the same day over and over again and call that a life. Life is about evolving mentally, spiritually, and emotionally. – Germany Kent
Cherish your own emotions and never undervalue them. - Robert Henri
Cherish your own emotions and never undervalue them. – Robert Henri
We all live at the mercy of our emotions. Our emotions influence and shape our desires, thoughts and behaviors and above all our destiny. - Dr. T.P.Chia
We all live at the mercy of our emotions. Our emotions influence and shape our desires, thoughts and behaviors and above all our destiny. – Dr. T.P.Chia
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
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
Embrace all emotions sadness, happiness, sorrow, hate, prejudice, fear; they are weapons against our greatest enemy indifference. - Dave Matthes
Embrace all emotions: sadness, happiness, sorrow, hate, prejudice, fear; they are weapons against our greatest enemy: indifference. – Dave Matthes
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
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

14 Quotes About Emotions That Will Improve your Emotional Intelligence

“If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand, if you don’t have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can’t have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far.”

Daniel Goleman
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. - Robert Frost
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. – Robert Frost
If you want understanding try giving some. - Malcolm Forbes
If you want understanding try giving some. – Malcolm Forbes

“Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.”

Jim Rohn
To my mind, having a care and concern for others is the highest of the human qualities. - Fred Hollows
To my mind, having a care and concern for others is the highest of the human qualities. – Fred Hollows
Sometimes people won’t understand how you feel until it happens to them, until they experience the pain. - Brigitte Nicole
Sometimes people won’t understand how you feel until it happens to them, until they experience the pain. – Brigitte Nicole

“Emotional intelligence is your ability to recognize and understand emotions in yourself and others, and your ability to use this awareness to manage your behavior and relationships.”

Travis Bradberry
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business. - Norman Vincent Peale
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business. – Norman Vincent Peale
I’m proud of myself because I understand others feelings. - Alice Singh
I’m proud of myself because I understand others feelings. – Alice Singh

“To have compassion for those who suffer is a human quality which everyone should possess, especially those who have required comfort themselves in the past and have managed to find it in others.”

Giovanni Boccaccio
People can’t understand others’ feelings, they always forget that everyone has a different perspective. - Dev
People can’t understand others’ feelings, they always forget that everyone has a different perspective. – Dev
When people try to understand others emotions… Then they try to feel the deepness of feelings of others. - Lisa Christ
When people try to understand others emotions… Then they try to feel the deepness of feelings of others. – Lisa Christ

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

12 Quotes About Emotions That Inspire Happiness and Success

“Like bad weather, negative emotions may also be unpleasant or destructive, yet people should no more wish for unremitting happiness than for continual clear skies.”

W. Gerrod Parrott
The strength of character and emotional intelligence to face your failures and learn from them are at the core of success. - Robert Kiyosaki
The strength of character and emotional intelligence to face your failures and learn from them are at the core of success. – Robert Kiyosaki
Happiness depends upon ourselves. - Aristotle
Happiness depends upon ourselves. – Aristotle

“The one human quality that must be developed is self-discipline for success. The will power to force yourself to do what you know you should do when you should do it, whether you like it or not, whether you feel like it or not. Success is tons of discipline.”

Brian Tracy
The most important decision you make is to be in a good mood. - Voltaire
The most important decision you make is to be in a good mood. – Voltaire
Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for. - Zig Ziglar
Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for. – Zig Ziglar

“Don’t shut down your emotions. Embrace them. Your emotions are your internal compass telling you whether or not you are on track. Use them to help cultivate your passions or motivate you to change situations and circumstances that hold you back from achieving your goals.”

Jillian Michaels
The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think. - Horace Walpole
The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think. – Horace Walpole
Recognize emotions as they start to arise and smile at yourself inwardly. - Juliet Adams
Recognize emotions as they start to arise and smile at yourself inwardly. – Juliet Adams
A person will be just about as happy as they make up their minds to be. - Abraham Lincoln
A person will be just about as happy as they make up their minds to be. – Abraham Lincoln
Social grace, inner discipline and joy. These are the birthright of the human being who has been allowed to develop essential human qualities. - Maria Montessori
Social grace, inner discipline and joy. These are the birthright of the human being who has been allowed to develop essential human qualities. – Maria Montessori
This world will be a better place if we try to understand the feelings of others. - Shashi Girdhar
This world will be a better place if we try to understand the feelings of others. – Shashi Girdhar

5 Quotes About Emotions Controlling You

One thing you can't hide - is when you're crippled inside. - John Lennon
One thing you can’t hide – is when you’re crippled inside. – John Lennon
Emotion can be the enemy, if you give into your emotion, you lose yourself. You must be at one with your emotions, because the body always follows the mind. - Bruce Lee
Emotion can be the enemy, if you give into your emotion, you lose yourself. You must be at one with your emotions, because the body always follows the mind. – Bruce Lee
The emotions of man are stirred more quickly than man’s intelligence. - Oscar Wilde
The emotions of man are stirred more quickly than man’s intelligence. – Oscar Wilde
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
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
When a man is prey to his emotions, he is not his own master. - Benedict de Spinoza
When a man is prey to his emotions, he is not his own master. – Benedict de Spinoza

3 Quotes About Emotions Clouding Judgement

“Strong, negative emotions (fear, anger, anxiety, hopelessness) tend to narrow our minds—it’s as though our peripheral vision has been cut off because we’re so focused on the peril that’s front and center.”

Marc Brackett
We are dangerous when we are not conscious of our responsibility for how we behave, think, and feel. - Marshall B. Rosenberg
We are dangerous when we are not conscious of our responsibility for how we behave, think, and feel. – Marshall B. Rosenberg
The essential difference between emotion and reason is that emotion leads to action while reason leads to conclusions. - Donald Calne
The essential difference between emotion and reason is that emotion leads to action while reason leads to conclusions. – Donald Calne

4 Quotes About Emotions on Art and Poetry

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.”

T. S. Eliot
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions. - Pablo Picasso
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions. – Pablo Picasso
Creativity is an inherent human quality of the highest order. When we create, we become more than the sum of our parts. - Yanni
Creativity is an inherent human quality of the highest order. When we create, we become more than the sum of our parts. – Yanni
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
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

4 Quotes About Emotions and Love

“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
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 best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. – Helen Keller
The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it… - Nicholas Sparks
The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it… – Nicholas Sparks
It’s often just enough to be with someone. I don’t need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You’re not alone. - Marilyn Monroe
It’s often just enough to be with someone. I don’t need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You’re not alone. – Marilyn Monroe

11 Quotes on Negative Emotions

“After all, guilt and remorse were worthless emotions, weren’t they? Well, I knew they weren’t; but I had no time for them. Forward motion; that was the key. Run as fast as you can and don’t look back.”

Jordan Belfort
All our emotive states, such as wrath, fear, longing, mourning, love, jealousy, or envy, contain a portion of their opposite. - Plato, Philebus
All our emotive states, such as wrath, fear, longing, mourning, love, jealousy, or envy, contain a portion of their opposite. – Plato, Philebus
But feelings can't be ignored, no matter how unjust or ungrateful they seem. - Anne Frank
But feelings can’t be ignored, no matter how unjust or ungrateful they seem. – Anne Frank

“Negative emotions can be energizing. We might not like them. We might complain about them. But we’d rather feel something than nothing, and negative emotions at least help us feel something.”

Susan H. Lawrence
Never let your emotion of sorrow or regret show. - Sihle B.V. Ntshingila
Never let your emotion of sorrow or regret show. – Sihle B.V. Ntshingila
Some people use their own hurt as an excuse for hurting others. - Rolland Merullo
Some people use their own hurt as an excuse for hurting others. – Rolland Merullo

“When embraced and accepted, negative emotions can be a powerful catalyst to positive change in one’s life and can lead to a deeper feeling of meaning and authenticity.”

Dr. Paul TP Wong
Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings – always darker, emptier, and simpler. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings – always darker, emptier, and simpler. – Friedrich Nietzsche
People hate those who make them feel their own inferiority. - Lord Chester
People hate those who make them feel their own inferiority. – Lord Chester
The emotionally intelligent person is skilled in four areas; identifying emotions, using emotions, understanding emotions, and regulating emotions. - John Mayer
The emotionally intelligent person is skilled in four areas; identifying emotions, using emotions, understanding emotions, and regulating emotions. – John Mayer
When you refuse to embrace your negative emotions, you are refusing to heal the part of you that was triggered. - Xavier Dagba
When you refuse to embrace your negative emotions, you are refusing to heal the part of you that was triggered. – Xavier Dagba

2 Quotes About Emotions to Help Your Family

“For children to know and regulate their emotions, and be socially connected, they need to experience this kind of interaction many hundreds of times in the critical period and then to have it reinforced later in life.”

Norman Doidge

“It may be true of all relationships, not only between fathers and sons, but between men and women. Nothing seems fixed. Everything is always changing. We seem to have very little control over our emotional life.”

Sherwood Anderson

15 Quotes About Emotions That Will Make You Think

“Life, he realized, was much like a song. In the beginning there is mystery, in the end there is confirmation, but it’s in the middle where all the emotion resides to make the whole thing worthwhile.”

Nicholas Sparks
The idea that you have to be protected from any kind of uncomfortable emotion is what I absolutely do not subscribe to. - John Cleese
The idea that you have to be protected from any kind of uncomfortable emotion is what I absolutely do not subscribe to. – John Cleese
Pity those who don't feel anything at all. - Sarah J. Maas
Pity those who don’t feel anything at all. – Sarah J. Maas

Disappointment is inevitable. But to become discouraged, there’s a choice I make. God would never discourage me. He would always point me to himself to trust him. Therefore, my discouragement is from Satan. As you go through the emotions that we have, hostility is not from God, bitterness, unforgiveness, all of these are attacks from Satan.”

Charles Stanley
Swift instinct leaps; slow reason feebly climbs. - Edward Young
Swift instinct leaps; slow reason feebly climbs. – Edward Young
Are you not justified in feeling inferior, when you seek to cover it up with arrogance and insolence - Malcolm Forbes
Are you not justified in feeling inferior, when you seek to cover it up with arrogance and insolence? – Malcolm Forbes
Feelings are, as we all know, at the heart of emotion. - Peter Goldie
Feelings are, as we all know, at the heart of emotion. – Peter Goldie

“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
Where we have strong emotions, we’re liable to fool ourselves. - Carl Sagan
Where we have strong emotions, we’re liable to fool ourselves. – Carl Sagan
Feelings are curative. - Cyndie Spiegel
Feelings are curative. – Cyndie Spiegel
Emotions are celebrated and repressed, analyzed and medicated, adored and ignored — but rarely, if ever, are they honored. - Karla McLaren
Emotions are celebrated and repressed, analyzed and medicated, adored and ignored — but rarely, if ever, are they honored. – Karla McLaren
You try to hide your emotions, so as not to show weakness to others. I believe it’s the same for every sportsman. - Michael Schumacher
You try to hide your emotions, so as not to show weakness to others. I believe it’s the same for every sportsman. – Michael Schumacher
Some things are too big to be seen; some emotions are too huge to be felt. - Neil Gaiman
Some things are too big to be seen; some emotions are too huge to be felt. – Neil Gaiman
There could have been no two hearts so open, no tastes so similar, no feelings so in unison. - Jane Austen
There could have been no two hearts so open, no tastes so similar, no feelings so in unison. – Jane Austen
There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music. - George Eliot
There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music. – George Eliot

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