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Speaking - Quotes about Emotions

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Emotions - Quotes

 

Read the quotes. Discuss them:

  • Do you like them? Which do you agree with, which not? Why?
  • Do you know their authors? Who were / are they?
  • Which one you like the best? Why?
  • Discuss them with you partner. is there some typical logic behind some quotes; are some quotes similar?
  • Which one you find the strangest? Why?
  • Do you know some good quote about emotions that was not included here? Tell it to your classmates.
  • What kind of quotes about emotions is the most popular or typical?
  • Why are some quotes so contradictory? Could you divide these quotes into the opposing groups? What would these groups be like?

 

“They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.”

Carl W. Buechner

 

“Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions.”

David Borenstein

 

“Music is the shorthand of emotion.”

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

 

“Control your emotion or it will control you”

 

“The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts.”

Bertrand Russell

 

“There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul.”

Arnold Bennett

 

“Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.”

Roger Ebert

 

“The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control their emotions by the application of reason”

Marya Mannes

 

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.  ~Jim Rohn

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

 

Any emotion, if it is sincere, is involuntary.

Mark Twain

 

A clear understanding of negative emotions dismisses them.

Vernon Howard

 

A person buying ordinary products in a supermarket is in touch with his deepest emotions.

John Kenneth Galbraith

 

Emotions have taught mankind to reason.

Marquis De Vauvenargues

 

Failing to find in women exactly the same kind of sexual emotions, as they find in themselves, men have concluded that there are none there at all.

Havelock Ellis

 

Genius is the ability to renew one's emotions in daily experience.

Paul Cezanne

 

I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.

Virginia Woolf

 

One is certain of nothing but the truth of one's own emotions.

E. M. Forster

 

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

 

When you dominate other people's emotions, the time has to come when you will have to pay, and heavily, for that privilege.

Ethel Waters

 

“Tears are words the heart can't express”

 

“People love others not for who they are but for how they make them feel”

Irwin Federman

 

“Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler.”

Friedrich Nietzsche

 

“You cannot make yourself feel something you do not feel, but you can make yourself do right in spite of your feelings.”

Pearl S. Buck

 

“The best way of forgetting how you think you feel is to concentrate on what you know you know.”

Mary Stewart

 

“Eyes that do not cry, do not see”

Swedish Proverb

 

“Tell me what you feel in your room when the full moon is shining in upon you and your lamp is dying out, and I will tell you how old you are, and I shall know if you are happy”

Henri Frederic Amiel

 

"Friendship is far more tragic than love. It lasts longer."

Oscar Wilde

 

"When I write, I make discoveries about my feelings."

Gail Carson Levine

 

"Feelings don't die easily because we keep feeding them with memories."

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