Feelings Quotes

Most popular feelings quotes

Wisdom knows what feelings are present without being lost in them.

buddhist wisdom

Trust not thy feeling, for whatever it be now, it will quickly be changed.
No feeling is final.
Feelings are untidy.
Feelings change facts.


Never apologize for showing feelings. When you do so, you apologize for truth.


Feelings are self-justifying, with a set of perceptions and "proofs" all their own.
Experts say that denying bad feelings intensifies them; acknowledging bad feelings allows good feelings to return.
Half our mistakes in life arise from feeling when we ought to be thinking, and thinking when we ought to be feeling.

critical thinking human nature

Although many of us may think of ourselves as thinking creatures that feel, biologically we are feeling creatures that think.
There is no more confusing, bewildering, and metaphysically dizzying sentiment than when you feel pity towards a disgusting individual.
Feelings ought to be kept for literature and art, where they are delightful and not intruded into life where they are merely a nuiscance.


Feelings take you into uncharted territory from time to time it's true, but you almost always benefit from the journey one way or the other.
We are taught to live,
we are
taught to feel.
We are taught to conform and conceal.
We are taught so well
what we
ought to feel
that we cannot feel what we feel.
Philosophers have done wisely when they have told us to cultivate our reason rather than our feelings, for reason reconciles us to daily things of existence; our feelings teach us to yearn after the far, the difficult, the unseen.


It is interesting to note that although our limbic system functions throughout our lifetime, it does not mature. As a result, when our emotional "buttons" are pushed, we retain the ability to react to incoming stimulation as though we were a two year old, even when we are adults.