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All emotions are pure which gather you and lift you up; that emotion is impure which seizes only one side of your being and so distorts you.
~ Rainer Maria Rilke | ( Austro-German poet. ) | 1875-1926 | Emotions
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
~ Honore de Balzac | ( French novelist. ) | 1799-1850 | Emotions
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Emotions
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
~ George Santayana | ( American philosopher and poet. ) | 1863-1952 | Emotions
quotes Division : American Philosophers   
     
Emotions have taught mankind to reason.
~ Marquis de Vauvenargues | ( French moralist, essayist, and writer. ) | 1715-1747 | Emotions
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
He is not affected by the reality of distress touching his heart, but by the showy resemblance of it striking his imagination. He pities the plumage, but forgets the dying bird.
~ Thomas Paine | (English intellectual. ) | 1737-1809 | Emotions
quotes Division : Intellectuals   
     
If you would have me weep, you must first of all feel grief yourself.
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Emotions
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
It is as healthy to enjoy sentiment as to enjoy jam.
~ Gilbert Keith Chesterton | ( British journalist, novelist and poet. ) | 1874-1936 | Emotions
quotes Division : Journalists   
     
It is not our exalted feelings, it is our sentiments that build the necessary home.
~ Elizabeth Bowen | ( Anglo-Irish novelist and short story writer. ) | 1899-1973 | Emotions
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
It is very difficult to be wholly joyous or wholly sad on this earth. The comic, when it is human, soon takes upon itself a face of pain; and some of our grieves... have their source in weaknesses which must be recognized with smiling compassion as the common inheritance of us all.
~ Joseph Conrad | ( British novelist. ) | 1857-1924 | Emotions
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
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 | ( German-Swiss philosopher and writer. ) | 1844-1900 | Emotions
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     
Our emotions are only ''incidents in the effort to keep day and night together.
~ T. S. Eliot | ( American-English poet and playwright. ) | 1888-1965 | Emotions
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Emotions
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
The heart is forever inexperienced.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Emotions
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the old man who will not laugh is a fool.
~ George Santayana | ( American philosopher and poet. ) | 1863-1952 | Emotions
quotes Division : American Philosophers   
     
There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.
~ Charles Dickens | ( British novelist. ) | 1812-1870 | Emotions
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion.
~ Carl Gustav Jung | ( Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist. ) | 1875-1961 | Emotions
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
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 | ( British logician and philosopher. ) | 1872-1970 | Emotions
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
Where the heart lies, let the brain lie also.
~ Robert Browning | (British poet. ) | 1812 -1889 | Emotions
quotes Division : British Poets