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Total Quotes : 371
Deal Based

The older I get, the more I realize the importance of maintaining an even temperament - not getting too emotional, focusing on the task at hand. You don't want to make a business deal based on your emotions.

- Aaron Diehl

Long Periods

You have to find it in the moment, and that's one of the challenges of being an actor - especially a film actor - is that you have to maintain these heightened emotions for long periods of time. There's no trick to it. You just have to do.

- Aaron Stanford

Year Goes

2014 was physically a tough year because I injured my knee, and you know how that goes with your emotions and the mentality.

- Abby Wambach

Feel Need

I feel that one of the hardest things in acting is the way you need to switch your emotions.

- Abhishek Bachchan

Reason Rob

Leaders who master emotions can rob us of our capacities to reason. If their values are out of step with our own, the results can be devastating.

- Adam Grant

Always Been

Obviously, in dealing with a relationship, sexuality has to be involved, and jealousy and emotions like that. And I don't know, I've always been intrigued by those emotions.

- Adrian Lyne

Gift Might

When I harnessed its seemingly uncontrollable might, I realized bipolar disorder's powers could be used for good. My diagnosis didn't have to be an affliction. It could simply be the gift of extraordinary emotions.

- AJ Lee

Beginning My Own

I found a greater identity with my own emotions in the Armenian culture as I grew older, as well as from the beginning, although I didn't know anything about it.

- Alan Hovhaness

Think I Think

I think that if you want to pass emotion, you have to write a letter. Emotions do not pass in SMS or in e-mail.

- Alber Elbaz

Better Adding

The emotions of the actors are better when they understand the chronological factors that are adding to the story.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Failure Difficult

It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes... we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions - especially selfish ones.

- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Thoughts Mind

I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect.

- Alex Grey

Away Carried

We believe it is bad or dangerous to be carried away by our emotions. We admire the person who is cool, who acts without feeling.

- Alexander Lowen

Music Opera

The point of opera is that people are moved by the emotions and music.

- Alexander McCall Smith

Image Very

A journalist is supposed to present an unbiased portrait of an event, a view devoid of intimate emotions. This is impossible, of course. The framing of an image, by its very composition, represents a choice. The photographer chooses what to show and what to exclude.

- Alexandra Kerry

Thoughts Next

All that time that we spend tweeting our thoughts and emotions to our next of kin, we could be writing the great American novel, starting a business, or just living.

- Alexandra Petri

Actor Definitely

Contrast of emotions is definitely something interesting that you like to do as an actor.

- Alfie Allen

Next Always

Obviously, in theatre, you work chronologically, so you kind of know where your emotions are supposed to be, and you're always on top of things, and as an actor, you always know what's coming next.

- Alfie Allen

Woman Needs

You must remember that a woman, by nature, needs much less to feed upon than a man, a few emotions and she is satisfied.

- Alice James

Living Cares

If you want to have a life that is worth living, a life that expresses your deepest feelings and emotions and cares and dreams, you have to fight for it.

- Alice Walker

Thoughts Many

My music comes from many, many, many places. My emotions, my feelings, my thoughts, and conversations I have with people I know who influence me.

- Alicia Keys

Love Mirrors

I call horses 'divine mirrors' - they reflect back the emotions you put in. If you put in love and respect and kindness and curiosity, the horse will return that.

- Allan Hamilton

Access Very

I can access emotions very easily.

- Allison Janney

Violent Rioting

The violent rioting that is sometimes now being called protesting - it makes the emotions so high that you almost cannot see the insults and injuries that are the people are suffering.

- Alveda King

Need Definitely

America, we need to pray and lead from our spirits and not our emotions - and definitely not with our weapons.

- Alveda King

Think I Think

I think you know what you're up against when you take on a piece that you know is going to involve dragging up a lot emotions - you can end up being deeply immersed in gloom.

- Amanda Burton

Blessed Desires

If we remove all judgment and preconceived ideas of who a person is, the truth is, we are all blessed with the same emotions and desires.

- Amanda de Cadenet

Soul Singing

Singing is a way of releasing an emotion that you sometimes can't portray when you're acting. And music moves your soul, so music is the source of the most intense emotions you can feel.

- Amanda Seyfried

Through Feels

When you're playing somebody who's going through a lot - frustration and hardship - you're just purging all your emotions, and it feels really good to do that.

- Amanda Seyfried

Strength Weakness

My emotions are usually my weakness, but they are my strength while acting.

- Amruta Khanvilkar

Good Manners Ring

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

- Amy Vanderbilt


'Passione' is a selection of the music moments that have accompanied my youth; a collection of cherished memories, of moments, of fleeting emotions, of sleepless nights.

- Andrea Bocelli

Listening Give

In singing, you cannot 'cheat' if you want to give emotions to those who are listening. You must have something to tell.

- Andrea Bocelli

Own Your

Because teenagers don't have adult responsibilities yet, you can create your own drama, and it's a universe of your own emotions.

- Andrea Seigel

Thoughts Affect

Worrisome thoughts and their resulting feelings are a form of self strangulation. They not only strangle your emotions. They affect your physical life as well, and your ability to focus and get things done.

- Andrew J. Bernstein

Stress Always

Look closer at the stress in your own life and you can identify that negative emotions are always built on counterfactual statements.

- Andrew J. Bernstein

Very Lonesome

Lonesome Rhodes had wild mood swings. He'd be very happy, he'd be very said, he'd be very angry, very depressed, and I had to pull all of these emotions out of myself. And it wasn't easy.

- Andy Griffith

Think I Think

During the 1960s, I think, people forgot what emotions were supposed to be. And I don't think they've ever remembered.

- Andy Warhol


Emotions serve characters' purposes. That is their motivation.

- Ang Lee

Trust Your

Trust your instincts and emotions.

- Angela Ahrendts

Discover Always

We have found a direct correlation between grit and positive emotions, but the fact that I have no evidence that grit is bad for you doesn't mean it's not. It's always a possibility that in the future researchers will discover a downside to grit.

- Angela Duckworth

Witnessed Ardent

I once witnessed more ardent emotions between men at an Elks' Rally in Pasadena than they could ever have felt for the type of woman available to an Elk.

- Anita Loos

Mind Poems

Yes, I do often write poems from the mind, but I hope I don't ignore feelings and emotions.

- Anne Stevenson

Everyone Spent

I was raised by a single psychologist mother and we spent every evening sitting at the kitchen table and dissecting our emotions and speculating about the inner life of everyone we knew.

- Annie Baker

Education Mind

What, after all, is the object of education? To train the body in health, vigor and grace, so that it may express the emotions in beauty and the mind with accuracy and strength.

- Annie Besant

Always Very

Music is an extraordinary vehicle for expressing emotion - very powerful emotions. That's what draws millions of people towards it. And, um, I found myself always going for these darker places and - people identify with that.

- Annie Lennox

Reveal Other

No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.

- Ansel Adams

Treat Real Treat

We all sing about the things we're thinking; musicals are about expressing those emotions that you can't talk about. It works a real treat.

- Anthony Head

Very Organism

Rather than being a luxury, emotions are a very intelligent way of driving an organism toward certain outcomes.

- Antonio Damasio


I got interested in the emotions after studying patients who had lost the ability to emote and feel under certain circumstances. Many of those patients also had major impairments in their ability to make decisions.

- Antonio Damasio

Activity Having

Muse is the brain-sensing headband that allows you to track your cognitive and emotional activity. It boosts your attention and helps you become more aware of the emotions that you're having.

- Ariel Garten

Death Away

What emotions would we experience if we weren't working ourselves to death? What wishes drive us? What fantasies hitch themselves to our continual busyness? Only when we step away from our frenzy can we know.

- Arlie Russell Hochschild

Comparison Range

I'm an electronic guy, I'm a freak for electronic music but real instruments, the dynamic range of it, and the emotions, there's no comparison.

- Armin van Buuren

Falling Pirates

What I like about fairy tales is that they highlight the emotions within a story. The situations aren't real, with falling stars and pirates. But what you do relate to is the emotions that the characters feel.

- Charlie Cox

Making Meant

My humor isn't meant to be mean or hurt anyone. But it's to make them uncomfortable and laugh. I like making people feel a different range of emotions. I like to make people a bit confused.

- Charlyne Yi

Questions Desires

The questions of philosophy proper are human desires and fears and aspirations - human emotions - taking an intellectual form.

- Chauncey Wright

Stuffing Stopped

For me, the bulimia was about stuffing my emotions. So I stopped suppressing my feelings.

- Cheryl James

Need Internal

The more externally chaotic the world becomes, the more we need sound internal logic, especially when it comes to our emotions.

- Chip Conley

Want Happen

When you want something enough, it brings out primal emotions. You get into this place of 'must happen, must happen.'

- Chris Pine

Like Very

I don't like to get scared - it's not one of the emotions I enjoy. So I have to assume that if there are scary things in my books, they aren't very scary.

- Chris Van Allsburg

Through Craving

I get to meet fantastic people, and I get to go through so many emotions. For me, I have a craving for that. When I'm acting, I feel great. It's not to be famous.

- Christopher Parker

Obstacles Means

Emotions aren't the obstacles to a successful negotiation; they are the means.

- Christopher Voss

Voice Which

The human voice: mysterious, spontaneous, primal. For me, the human voice is the vessel on which all emotions travel - except perhaps jealousy. And the breath, the breath is the captain of that vessel.

- Claron McFadden

Negative Must

You must not let your negative emotions distract you from achieving your goals.

- Clay Clark

Television Like

If I ever had any vanity, then I definitely lost it by being on television. It doesn't do you any favours in terms of showing you what you look like and what your emotions are.

- Clive Anderson

Always Actor

You're always dealing with emotions as an actor.

- Clive Owen

Feeling More

Copywriting cuts the communication cord between word and feeling. By offering instant gratification, it atrophies more subtle emotions.

- Clive Sinclair

Love Strong

You have to be sincere in your feelings. And fear is one of those, sometimes; doubt is one of those; jealousy, anger - all your emotions are not going to be considered the strong emotions; all of them are not going to be love, happiness, joy.

- Common

Which Attempting

It is also difficult to articulate the subtleties in cinema, because there aren't words or metaphors which describe many of the emotions you are attempting to evoke.

- Conrad Hall

Everyone Else

I don't display emotions. I have every feeling that everyone else has, but I've developed ways to suppress them. Anger is one of my most comfortable feelings.

- Curtis Jackson

Read Stories

All I wanted to do was read, to be told stories. Stories were full of excitement and emotions and characters that entertained and often inspired.

- Cynthia Voigt

Think Very

There are a few musicians that I know who seem on the outside like very asocial or somewhat unemotional people, people who aren't capable of emotions, and people think they're very cold inside.

- Damien Chazelle

Go Lots

There are lots of emotions that go with the Fourth of July.

- Dan Harmon


Your memories from your early childhood seem to have such purchase on your emotions. They are so concrete.

- Dana Spiotta

Need Makes

When I say manage emotions, I only mean the really distressing, incapacitating emotions. Feeling emotions is what makes life rich. You need your passions.

- Daniel Goleman

Book Dalai Lama

The book is a dialogue between The Dalai Lama and a group of scientists about how we can better handle our destructive emotions and how to overcome them.

- Daniel Goleman

Singing Desire

The thing that fuels me the most is the desire to be on stage. And singing is the ultimate way of expressing all the emotions that I have inside.

- Danielle de Niese

Away Sophia

My wife was an amazing, amazing person. Sophia's Heart is an organization that I founded in honor of my wife when she passed away. When she passed away it was a complete shock, and it was disappointment, anger. I felt all those emotions.

- Danny Gokey

Think I Think

Women are really emotional creatures, and men are kind of closed in terms of emotions. I think women are just a lot more out there.

- Darren Star

Understand Them

You externalise extreme emotions, and you look at them objectively and understand them from a different standpoint.

- Daryl Hall

Unexpected Adam

It's fun playing two roles. The roles provide a wonderful range of emotions. Stuart is childlike and sensitive. Adam is ruthless, outrageous. He's flamboyant. He does the unexpected.

- David Canary

Promoting Initial

Sometimes you get so jaded, you don't have those initial connections and emotions with music, because you are promoting your own.

- David Nail

Better Other

Our emotions resonate with each other - for better and for worse.

- Dean Ornish

Communicate Meant

When you stop resisting your emotions, you will quickly realize that your feelings are your friends. They are your soul's way to communicate with you and are meant to guide and inform you.

- Debbie Ford

Pain Through

It is clear to me that one of the biggest obstacles we face as human beings is the pain we put ourselves through when we resist and wrestle with our emotions.

- Debbie Ford

Precious Some

I just got one last thing, I urge all of you, all of you, to enjoy your life, the precious moments you have. To spend each day with some laughter and some thought, to get you're emotions going.

- Jim Valvano

New Which

Maybe with your emotions and your feelings, someone else can say it in a different way than you would, which brings new life to the way you might sing it.

- Jody Watley

People Made

To me, John Lennon and Elvis Presley were punks, because they made music that evoked those emotions in people.

- Joey Ramone

Reserved General

An aristocratic culture does not advertise its emotions. In its forms of expression it is sober and reserved. Its general attitude is stoic.

- Johan Huizinga

Shame Needs

Healthy shame is an emotion that teaches us about our limits. Like all emotions, shame moves us to get our basic needs met.

- John Bradshaw

Alone Thoughts

Your thoughts and emotions are yours alone.

- John Buchanan Robinson

Through Set

When you go to a great concert, you feel this arc, almost like the music of a well-chosen set takes you on this trip through emotions and through various forms of intellectual engagement.

- John Green

His Supermarket

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

- John Kenneth Galbraith

Powerful Kind

I'm British, so obviously I repress any powerful emotions of any kind in relation to anything.

- John Oliver

Empathy Having

Having emotional intelligence allows you to manage your emotions, show empathy, and prevent you from getting distracted. It also helps you solve problems and be a more likable person.

- John Rampton

Explain Movie

I felt like I was betraying my family. But I knew that trying to explain my emotions in a movie like this was more important than leaving them unspoken.

- John Robinson

Words Big

Your kids have these big emotions they can't put into words.

- John Ross Bowie

Pain Along

There are unwanted emotions and pain that goes along with any birth.

- John Travolta

Rich Resonant

Memories, impressions and emotions from the first 20 years on earth are most writers' main material; little that comes afterward is quite so rich and resonant.

- John Updike

Love Country

Of emotions, of love, of breakup, of love and hate and death and dying, mama, apple pie, and the whole thing. It covers a lot of territory, country music does.

- Johnny Cash