Quotes and Sayings about Feelings
"I've suffered too much to hide my feelings."
- Isabelle Adjani
"The actor cannot afford to look only to his own life for all his material nor pull strictly from his own experience to find his acting choices and feelings."
- Stella Adler
(Related: Experience, Life, Feelings, Acting, Actor, Choices)
"My feelings about myself have been terrible."
- Alvin Ailey
"A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task I find of governing it well."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Feelings, Thoughts)
"Using the device of an imaginary world allows me in some strange way to go to the central issues - it's one of many ways to express feelings about real people, about real human relationships."
- Lloyd Alexander
(Related: People, Feelings, Relationships, World)
"I find that it's nice to work with somebody and spin off on someone else's feelings. You get a little jaded by yourself."
- Herb Alpert
(Related: Work, Feelings, Jaded)
"We are in control, they are in a state of hysteria. Losers, they think that by killing civilians and trying to distort the feelings of the people they will win. I think they will not win, those bastards."
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Related: People, Feelings, Control, Killing, State, Trying, Will)
"I don't want what I am saying to sound like a prophecy or anything like an analysis of modern society... these are only feelings I have, and I am the least speculative man on earth."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: Society, Feelings, Earth, Man, Prophecy, Saying, Sound, Want)
"I believe that my clothes can give people a better image of themselves - that it can increase their feelings of confidence and happiness."
- Giorgio Armani
(Related: Happiness, People, Feelings, Clothes, Confidence)
"I waged war against my feelings."
- John James Audubon
(Related: War, Feelings)
"A democracy, the realistic observer is forced to conclude, is likely to be idealistic in its feelings about itself, but imperialistic about its practice."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Feelings, Democracy, Practice)
"The music business is motivated by money. Music is motivated by energy and feelings."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Business, Music, Money, Feelings, Energy)
"As an artist, I want to interpret my feelings - not run across the street and ask what my mother thinks."
- Ralph Bakshi
(Related: Mother, Feelings, Artist, Want)
"The poet must decide not to impose his feelings in order to write without sentimentality."
- John Barton
(Related: Feelings, Order, Sentimentality)
"Idealism springs from deep feelings, but feelings are nothing without the formulated idea that keeps them whole."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Feelings, Idea, Deep, Idealism, Nothing)
"As a small child, I felt in my heart two contradictory feelings, the horror of life and the ecstasy of life."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Life, Feelings, Heart, Ecstasy, Horror)
"Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Love, Feelings, Courage, Affectation, Cowardice, Measure, Play)
"Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls."
- Ingmar Bergman
(Related: Art, Music, Feelings, Dream, Conscience, Deep, Film)
"Yeah, I think if I were to go again, I'd try to go more on gut feelings and stick with it. I was on to Frederique. I found clues for everything, I found tons of stuff."
- Corbin Bernsen
"When you stop to think about it, so many films today where we don't have that kind of contact are films about alienation. About alienated feelings. We are much more alienated from our colleagues nowadays."
- Elmer Bernstein
(Related: Feelings, Alienation, Today)
"God knows, I never want to hurt someone's feelings."
- Selma Blair
(Related: God, Feelings, Hurt, Want)
"Fashion is so close in revealing a person's inner feelings and everybody seems to hate to lay claim to vanity so people tend to push it away. It's really too close to the quick of the soul."
- Stella Blum
(Related: Soul, People, Feelings, Fashion, Hate, Quick, Vanity)
"Similarly, thought is a system. That system not only includes thought and feelings, but it includes the state of the body; it includes the whole of society - as thought is passing back and forth between people in a process by which thought evolved from ancient times."
- David Bohm
(Related: Society, Thought, People, Feelings, Body, State)
"My suggestion is that at each state the proper order of operation of the mind requires an overall grasp of what is generally known, not only in formal logical, mathematical terms, but also intuitively, in images, feelings, poetic usage of language, etc."
- David Bohm
(Related: Feelings, Language, Mind, Order, State)
"Take pleasure in your dreams; relish your principles and drape your purest feelings on the heart of a precious lover."
- Giotto di Bondone
(Related: Dreams, Feelings, Heart, Pleasure, Principles)
"U2 is an original species... there are colours and feelings and emotional terrain that we occupy that is ours and ours alone."
"Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions."
- David Borenstein
(Related: Feelings, Emotions, Man)
"Nor does the idea of a moral order asserting itself against attack or want of conformity answer in full to our feelings regarding the tragic character."
- Andrew Coyle Bradley
(Related: Feelings, Idea, Character, Conformity, Order, Want)
"A relationship has to be cultivated. There have to be feelings of love for another first. But then you have to really like the person."
- Eric Braeden
(Related: Love, Feelings, First)
"The place of my birth, and residence for nearly sixteen years, in the early part of my life, became endeared to my feelings and affections; and more especially so after I had quitted it for an unknown place, and to associate with strangers."
- John Britton
(Related: Life, Feelings, Strangers, Years)
"If you are carrying strong feelings about something that happened in your past, they may hinder your ability to live in the present."
- Les Brown
(Related: Feelings, Ability, May, Past, Present)
"There's another way of making music, by touching the lives and feelings of ordinary people."
- Gavin Bryars
(Related: Music, People, Feelings)
"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
(Related: Feelings, Right)
"I had to seal off my feelings about Stevie while seeing her every day and having to help her, too. But you get on with it. What was happening to the band was much bigger than any of that."
- Lindsey Buckingham
(Related: Feelings, Day, Help)
"I had no words for these feelings. And then people started using the word Ms. Suddenly, there was this handle with which I could identify myself and understand why I felt so out of whack with the culture around me."
- Betty Buckley
(Related: People, Feelings, Culture, Word, Words)
"When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear."
(Related: Feelings, Fear, Evil, Listening, Pleasure)
"There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Imagination, Men, Feelings, Act, Influence)
"She goes from one addiction to another. All are ways for her to not feel her feelings."
- Ellen Burstyn
(Related: Feelings, Addiction)
"Great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of illusion."
- Robert Burton
(Related: Faith, Feelings, Error, Illusion, Will)
"I wish more people felt that photography was an adventure the same as life itself and felt that their individual feelings were worth expressing. To me, that makes photography more exciting."
- Harry Callahan
(Related: Life, People, Feelings, Adventure, Photography, Worth)
"To express to you in mere words, our personal feelings on this occasion you must know to be impossible, and particularly so for one who normally has to describe only things outside himself."
- Melvin Calvin
(Related: Feelings, Words)
"Mixed feelings, like mixed drinks, are a confusion to the soul."
- George Carman
(Related: Soul, Feelings, Confusion, Drinks)
"There's not a thing that any of you guys can say bad about me that would hurt my feelings... I'm not coming at you, what I'm saying is that, I'm willing to take that heat for my team, if we're playing well or if we're not playing well."
- Vince Carter
(Related: Feelings, Hurt, Saying)
"I suppose everyone tells little white lies. Quite often they're necessary to make someone feel better or prevent feelings from being hurt. Whoppers? No, that's dangerous and they'll boomerang."
- Richard Chamberlain
(Related: Feelings, Being, Hurt, Lies)
"God is not present in idols. Your feelings are your god. The soul is your temple."
(Related: God, Soul, Feelings, Temple, Idols, Present)
"The Chinese seemed to be mourning Mao in a heartfelt fashion. But I wondered how many of their tears were genuine. People had practiced acting to such a degree that they confused it with their true feelings."
- Jung Chang
(Related: People, Feelings, Acting, Fashion, Mourning, Tears)
"I was a master at keeping my feelings in."
- Mark David Chapman
"And I think from a male perspective, we have men talking about their feelings and it being okay."
- Morris Chestnut
(Related: Men, Feelings, Being, Perspective, Talking)
"So, how to stay inside the world of entertainment without actually getting another job? I felt the only logical answer was to become a novelist. So I wrote the first book - driven by some very real feelings of desperation - and it worked."
- Lee Child
(Related: Feelings, Desperation, Entertainment, First, Job, World)
"Socialism appeals to better classes and has far more strength. Attack the state and you excite feelings of loyalty even among the disaffected classes; but attack the industrial system and appeal to the state, and you may have loyalty in your favor."
- John Bates Clark
(Related: Feelings, Strength, Loyalty, May, Socialism, State)
"I don't think children's inner feelings have changed. They still want a mother and father in the very same house; they want places to play."
- Beverly Cleary
(Related: Mother, Father, Feelings, Children, Play, Want)
"It's okay to eat fish because they don't have any feelings."
- Kurt Cobain
(Related: Feelings, Fish)
"All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Music, Feelings)
"If it is indeed impossible - or at least very difficult - to inhabit the consciousness of an animal, then in writing about animals there is a temptation to project upon them feelings and thoughts that may belong only to our own human mind and heart."
- J. M. Coetzee
(Related: Feelings, Heart, Thoughts, Animals, Consciousness, May, Mind, Project, Temptation, Writing)
"Most of what we take as being important is not material, whether it's music or feelings or love. They're things we can't really see or touch. They're not material, but they're vitally important to us."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Music, Love, Feelings, Being)
"I have inspiration and feelings of being alive most every day I live."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Feelings, Inspiration, Being, Day)
"I don't think you get to good writing unless you expose yourself and your feelings. Deep songs don't come from the surface; they come from the deep down. The poetry and the songs that you are suppose to write, I believe are in your heart."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Poetry, Feelings, Heart, Deep, Songs, Writing)
"I took the role because it's rare to read a script that makes me laugh and cry, and it spoke to my own religious feelings, as well as giving me a chance to draw on my experience as a parent. Accepting it was a no-brainer."
- Stephen Collins
(Related: Experience, Feelings, Chance, Giving, Religious)
"Kinsey would identify himself with Galileo in moments of feelings of persecution."
- Bill Condon
(Related: Feelings, Moments, Persecution)
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"
(Related: Men, Feelings, Respect)
"Resignation, not mystic, not detached, but resignation open-eyed, conscious, and informed by love, is the only one of our feelings for which it is impossible to become a sham."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Love, Feelings, Open, Resignation)
"The man of sensibility is too busy talking about his feelings to have time for good deeds."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Time, Feelings, Deeds, Man, Sensibility, Talking)
"You compose because you want to somehow summarize in some permanent form your most basic feelings about being alive, to set down... some sort of permanent statement about the way it feels to live now, today."
- Aaron Copland
(Related: Feelings, Being, Now, Today, Want)
"My reason, it's true, controls my feelings, but whatever its authority, it doesn't rule them so much as tyrannize them."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Feelings, Authority, Reason)
"I'm getting those familiar feelings, and I'm just going to enjoy the process of getting to know someone again."
- Kevin Costner
"I don't think you learn how to act. You learn how to use your emotions and feelings."
- Marion Cotillard
(Related: Feelings, Act, Emotions)
"I've never been uncomfortable putting my heart on display, my feelings on display, certainly with an audience."
- David Coverdale
(Related: Feelings, Heart)
"Music commands how we feel, dictates what we experience in our feelings."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Experience, Music, Feelings)
"I am now in Gibraltar. It is a large place and there does not seem to be room in this letter, in which to express my feelings about Moors in bare legs and six thousand Red-coats and to hear Englishmen speak again."
- Richard H. Davis
(Related: Feelings, Now)
"I've always been aware of having feelings that were pretty intense at times. I imagine most people have had that, or they wouldn't be human."
- Iris DeMent
(Related: People, Feelings, Pretty)
"I had very strong feelings, so the chance to make a film that deals in an imaginative way with stuff you care tremendously about is a real high. It's a really amazing thing to be able to do."
- Jonathan Demme
(Related: Feelings, Care, Chance, Deals, Film)
"It has been very erotic and provocative for people to wonder about my feelings for women."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Women, People, Feelings, Provocative, Wonder)
"Or heritage and ideals, our code and standards - the things we live by and teach our children - are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Feelings, Ideas, Children, Ideals)
"Two nations between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy; who are as ignorant of each other's habits, thoughts, and feelings, as if they were dwellers in different zones, or inhabitants of different planets. The rich and the poor."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Sympathy, Feelings, Thoughts, Habits, Nations, Poor)
"My feelings towards Scott Card are pretty mixed. Politically, he and I are pretty far apart."
- Cory Doctorow
(Related: Feelings, Pretty)
"I have had time to analyze my feelings. I am certain that they are totally neurotic, sexist, silly, and a big waste of time."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: Time, Feelings, Silly, Waste)
"The job of the poet is to render the world - to see it and report it without loss, without perversion. No poet ever talks about feelings. Only sentimental people do."
- Mark Van Doren
(Related: People, Feelings, Job, Loss, World)
"Words are but the vague shadows of the volumes we mean. Little audible links, they are, chaining together great inaudible feelings and purposes."
- Theodore Dreiser
(Related: Feelings, Shadows, Words)
"My entire life has been an attempt to get back to the kind of feelings you have on a field. The sense of brotherhood, the esprit de corps, the focus - there being no past or future, just the ball. As trite as it sounds, I was happiest playing ball."
- David Duchovny
(Related: Life, Feelings, Being, Brotherhood, Focus, Future, Past, Sense)
"Poets deal in writing about feelings and trying to find the language and images for intense feelings."
- Carol Ann Duffy
(Related: Feelings, Language, Poets, Trying, Writing)
"Mental states of every kind, - sensations, feelings, ideas, - which were at one time present in consciousness and then have disappeared from it, have not with their disappearance absolutely ceased to exist."
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Related: Time, Feelings, Ideas, Consciousness, Present, Sensations, states)
"Poems in a way are spells against death. They are milestones, to see where you were then from where you are now. To perpetuate your feelings, to establish them. If you have in any way touched the central heart of mankind's feelings, you'll survive."
- Richard Eberhart
(Related: Death, Feelings, Heart, Mankind, Now, Poems)
"I don't necessarily want people to know all my intimate feelings about Tracey."
- Kenneth Edmonds
(Related: People, Feelings, Want)
"The business of the poet is not to find new emotions, but to use the ordinary ones and, in working them up into poetry, to express feelings which are not in actual emotions at all."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Business, Poetry, Feelings, Emotions)
"Poetry may make us from time to time a little more aware of the deeper, unnamed feelings which form the substratum of our being, to which we rarely penetrate; for our lives are mostly a constant evasion of ourselves."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Poetry, Time, Feelings, Being, May)
"I've always found it easy and natural and, more importantly, necessary to articulate thoughts and feelings, and fierce emotions, through the written word. Fantasy and horror came to me when I was very young."
- Kim Elizabeth
(Related: Feelings, Thoughts, Emotions, Fantasy, Horror, Word)
"Beware of men who cry. It's true that men who cry are sensitive to and in touch with feelings, but the only feelings they tend to be sensitive to and in touch with are their own."
- Nora Ephron
(Related: Men, Feelings)
"Whether he is an artist or not, the photographer is a joyous sensualist, for the simple reason that the eye traffics in feelings, not in thoughts."
- Walker Evans
(Related: Feelings, Thoughts, Artist, Eye, Reason)
"When we acknowledge a child's feelings, we do him a great service. We put him in touch with his inner reality. And once he's clear about that reality, he gathers the strength to begin to cope."
- Adele Faber
(Related: Feelings, Strength, Reality, Service)
"The way I choose to show my feelings is through my songs."
- Marianne Faithfull
(Related: Feelings, Songs)
"When a man is able to connect with his feelings, he is able to care more."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Feelings, Care, Man)
"And I don't believe that melodramatic feelings are laughable - they should be taken absolutely seriously."
- Rainer W. Fassbinder
"The quality of the writing, really. Simple as that. Beautiful words. It's very nice as a singer to do great songs, which have wonderful lyrics and strong feelings underneath the song."
- Bryan Ferry
(Related: Quality, Feelings, Song, Songs, Words, Writing)
"It's fabulous when you do that, when you discover somebody who you like, when you kind of feel those feelings, even though he articulates them better."
- Bryan Ferry
"My feelings are those of a schoolboy getting in sight of the holidays. Or more seriously, my feelings are perhaps those of a matador who has decided not to enter the bull ring."
- Geoffrey Fisher
(Related: Feelings, Holidays, Sight)
"None of this was written to hurt anybody's feelings."
- Ric Flair
(Related: Feelings, Hurt)
"Life had stopped for her a long time ago. She was so out of touch with her feelings that she had no joy in her life and no concept of the fact that she could be wrong. She delivered her care of her insane patients in a killing manner, but she was convinced she was right."
- Louise Fletcher
(Related: Life, Time, Feelings, Care, Fact, Joy, Killing, Right, Wrong)
"For me, it was a revelation. There, was revealed a completely different Anne to the child that I had lost. I had no idea of the depths of her thoughts and feelings."
- Otto Frank
(Related: Feelings, Idea, Thoughts)
"It is only when parental feelings are ineffective or too ambivalent or when the mother's emotions are temporarily engaged elsewhere that children feel lost."
- Anna Freud
(Related: Mother, Feelings, Children, Emotions)
"I think the feelings in my music were suggested to me before I even had the ability to play music."
- John Frusciante
(Related: Music, Feelings, Ability, Play)
"It may not be proper for me, perhaps, to let my feelings carry me further am therefore resigned to stop here, if sir, you think my particular reasons following too free, or will give offense to the House, which I would be sorry to be thought capable of intending."
- Christopher Gadsden
(Related: Thought, Feelings, May, Will)
"The most sinister aspect of Jack is his detachment, his ability to distance himself from his feelings."
- Victor Garber
(Related: Feelings, Ability)
"Drawn by warm nostalgic feelings for the place and by two sweet little words: "Open Bar.""
- William E. Geist
"As an alcoholic, you have no appreciation for your wife or your children's feelings, but I'm making up for that now. I'm winning my children's trust back."
- Maurice Gibb
(Related: Trust, Wife, Feelings, Winning, Appreciation, Children, Now)
"Fanaticism obliterates the feelings of humanity."
- Edward Gibbon
(Related: Feelings, Fanaticism, Humanity)
"I wrote the Brotherhood song for no money out of my deep feelings about humanity, and because I was flattered that whatever talents I had, had been recognized."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: Money, Feelings, Brotherhood, Deep, Humanity, Song)
"I hope that they enjoy the movie. Don't be critical. Don't expect to get the same feelings you got when you watched the series when you were 10 years old. Let your kids see it and experience it on their own."
- Mark Goddard
(Related: Experience, Feelings, Hope, Kids, Old, Years)
"Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Feelings, Heart, Earth, Possession)
"A snowball is simple, direct and familiar to most of us. I use this simplicity as a container for feelings and ideas that function on many levels."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Feelings, Ideas, Simplicity)
"Jazz to me is a living music. It's a music that since its beginning has expressed the feelings, the dreams, hopes, of the people."
- Dexter Gordon
(Related: Music, Dreams, People, Feelings, Beginning, Jazz, Living)
"In times when religious or political faith or hope predominates, the writer functions totally in unison with society, and expresses society's feelings, beliefs, and hopes in perfect harmony."
- Juan Goytisolo
(Related: Faith, Society, Feelings, Hope, Beliefs, Harmony, Religious, Writer)
"If you went to your closet today, would you pull out the same outfit you wore 10 or 15 years ago? You wear feelings and faith differently as well."
- Amy Grant
(Related: Faith, Feelings, Today, Years)
"All men and women have an equal need for love. When these needs are not fulfilled it is easy to have our feelings hurt, for which we blame our partner."
- John Gray
(Related: Men, Women, Love, Feelings, Blame, Hurt, Needs)
"I have similar feelings, actually. The intimacy of a club: you can see the people, you can almost feel them; you can't beat that. People will say things, and shout out, it's almost like they're up on the bandstand with you."
- Benny Green
(Related: People, Feelings, Intimacy, Will)
"My mother had always taught me to write about my feelings instead of sharing really personal things with others, so I spent many evenings writing in my diary, eating everything in the kitchen and waiting for Mr. Wrong to call."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: Mother, Feelings, Eating, Kitchen, Sharing, Waiting, Writing, Wrong)
"Cathy was the first widely syndicated humor strip created by a woman. The strip was pretty revolutionary at the time not only because it starred a female, but also because it was so emotionally honest about all the conflicting feelings many women had in 1976."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: Humor, Time, Women, Feelings, First, Pretty, Woman)
"I'm trying to get in the habit of, you know, picking up a book and learning how to write my feelings down, not my feelings but my thoughts, about things, and hopefully I'll moving toward the writing and directing thing soon."
- Corey Haim
(Related: Feelings, Habit, Thoughts, Learning, Trying, Writing)
"That liberty is a great thing we may know from our own feelings, and we may likewise judge so from the conduct of the white-people, in the late war."
- Jupiter Hammon
(Related: War, Feelings, Liberty, May)
"With guests who are 'in the middle of the fight,' we're able to hear their point-of-view on the topics, as well as advance our own feelings."
- Sean Hannity
(Related: Feelings, Fight, Guests)
"An art aims, above all, at producing something beautiful which affects not our feelings but the organ of pure contemplation, our imagination."
- Eduard Hanslick
(Related: Art, Imagination, Feelings, Contemplation)
"Grant that the true organ with which the beautiful is apprehended is the imagination, and it follows that all arts are likely to affect the feelings indirectly."
- Eduard Hanslick
(Related: Imagination, Feelings)
"The course hitherto pursued in musical aesthetics has nearly always been hampered by the false assumption that the object was not so much to inquire into what is beautiful in music as to describe the feelings which music awakens."
- Eduard Hanslick
(Related: Music, Feelings, Aesthetics)
"It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Men, Feelings, Language, Woman)
"I'm not an activist per se, but I have strong feelings about things. People can jump on celebrities for being ill-informed or naive, but I've got a right to say what I believe."
- Ed Harris
(Related: People, Feelings, Being, Right)
"When we have 'second thoughts' about something, our first thoughts don't seem like thoughts at all - just feelings."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: Feelings, Thoughts, First)
"It's surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: Life, People, Feelings)
"There is nothing more corrupting, nothing more destructive of the noblest and finest feelings of our nature, than the exercise of unlimited power."
- William Henry Harrison
(Related: Power, Nature, Feelings, Exercise, Nothing)
"I let my personal feelings take care of themselves. I find that works better."
- Anna Held
(Related: Feelings, Care)
"What I wasn't prepared for were the feelings of anxiety that it stirred in me. I wasn't prepared for the initial feeling of I don't want to have to do that again. I was scared."
- Mariel Hemingway
(Related: Feelings, Anxiety, Want)
"A course never quite looks the same way twice. The combinations of weather, season, light, feelings and thoughts that you find there are ever-changing."
- Joe Henderson
(Related: Feelings, Thoughts, Light, Weather)
"So it's sheer terror, but then, this is the whole reason that we went so long to Doctor Simons, was to get rid of all these... mixed feelings that we had."
- Betty Hill
(Related: Feelings, Reason, Terror)
"One must marry one's feelings to one's beliefs and ideas. That is probably the only way to achieve a measure of harmony in one's life."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Life, Feelings, Ideas, Beliefs, Harmony, Measure)
"Everything I do is blown out of proportion. It really hurts my feelings."
- Paris Hilton
"I have no idea why I write. The old standards are: I like to express my feelings, stretch my imagination, earn money."
- S. E. Hinton
(Related: Money, Imagination, Feelings, Idea, Old)
"In fact, jazz has such a great feeling and great emotional content that it really doesn't require you to have technical understanding of it. I think you just have to allow your feelings to go with the music and you will find yourself carried along by it fairly quickly."
- Dave Holland
(Related: Music, Feelings, Content, Fact, Jazz, Understanding, Will)
"We must become acquainted with our emotional household: we must see our feelings as they actually are, not as we assume they are. This breaks their hypnotic and damaging hold on us."
- Vernon Howard
"I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt, working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids!"
- Arianna Huffington
(Related: Feelings, Guilt, Mothers)
"We have a society in which one of the greatest things you can do is a platform to see victim status, and one of the qualifications for that is that you have these exquisitely tender feelings about things and sensibilities which are easily offended."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Society, Feelings)
"Music and songs are written at different periods of time, at different times in your life. They reflect the feelings you have and to be honest, I quite like having positive emotions."
- Scott Ian
(Related: Music, Life, Time, Feelings, Positive, Emotions, Songs)
"The story line was done in a way that's organic and was doled out very slowly in little bites. We think that's authentic for this character, that her feelings are very deeply buried or she never felt them."
- Laura Innes
(Related: Feelings, Character)
"I cannot consent that my mortal body shall be laid in a repository prepared for an Emperor or a King my republican feelings and principles forbid it the simplicity of our system of government forbids it."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Government, Feelings, Body, Principles, Republican, Simplicity)
"I am a Senator against my wishes and feelings, which I regret more than any other of my life."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Life, Feelings, Regret, Wishes)
"Yeah, Wacko Jacko, where did that come from? Some English tabloid. I have a heart and I have feelings. I feel that when you do that to me. It's not nice."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: Feelings, Heart, English)
"Learn it well in your head, know it well, pick things you know and bring the old you and all the experience you have from singing these various kinds of feelings that are still related to what I have done in the rest of my career."
- Al Jarreau
(Related: Experience, Feelings, Career, Old, Rest, Singing)
"If you make music for the human needs you have within yourself, then you do it for all humans who need the same things. You enrich humanity with the profound expression of these feelings."
- Billy Joel
(Related: Music, Feelings, Expression, Humanity, Needs)
"The feelings of my smallness and my nothingness always kept me good company."
- Pope John XXIII
(Related: Feelings, Company, Nothingness)
"I've had some ambivalent feelings about being an actor. I don't know that I've ever been totally and completely comfortable with it."
- Don Johnson
(Related: Feelings, Actor, Being)
"You weren't going to the theater to change the world, but you had a chance to affect the world, the thinking and the feelings of the world."
- James Earl Jones
(Related: Change, Feelings, Chance, Theater, Thinking, World)
"When I read great literature, great drama, speeches, or sermons, I feel that the human mind has not achieved anything greater than the ability to share feelings and thoughts through language."
- James Earl Jones
(Related: Feelings, Thoughts, Ability, Drama, Language, Literature, Mind, Sermons)
"A lot of the stuff that I do with Betty is in the eyes. A lot of the feelings that I evoke with her are unspoken, so that's been fun to play with."
- January Jones
(Related: Feelings, Eyes, Fun, Play)
"Who ever has no fixed opinions has no constant feelings."
- Joseph Joubert
(Related: Feelings, Opinions)
"Grace is in garments, in movements, in manners; beauty in the nude, and in forms. This is true of bodies; but when we speak of feelings, beauty is in their spirituality, and grace in their moderation."
- Joseph Joubert
(Related: Beauty, Feelings, Grace, Manners, Moderation, Spirituality)
"One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Gratitude, Soul, Feelings, Appreciation, Curriculum, Teachers)
"In order to feel contempt, you generally need to cherish some kind of feelings."
- Ryszard Kapuscinski
(Related: Feelings, Contempt, Order)
"I haven't seen Clones, which has been during this period when I haven't seen much of anything, but I did see Phantom Menace, and see my feelings about it - see, first of all, I think that when you make a lot of movies, your attitude about the movies changes."
- Lawrence Kasdan
(Related: Movies, Feelings, Attitude, First)
"The Public - a thing I cannot help looking upon as an enemy, and which I cannot address without feelings of hostility."
- John Keats
(Related: Feelings, Enemy, Help, Public)
"I have deep feelings for the welfare and comfort of others."
- DeForest Kelley
(Related: Feelings, Comfort, Deep, Welfare)
"The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out."
- Stephen King
(Related: Feelings, Living, Words)
"I know it is all right. I wish I could make you feel so, I wish I could describe my feelings."
- Thomas Starr King
(Related: Feelings, Right)
"Feelings are like chemicals, the more you analyze them the worse they smell."
- Charles Kingsley
"The dimensions of my feelings are too violent."
- Klaus Kinski
"Whatever an artist's personal feelings are, as soon as an artist fills a certain area on the canvas or circumscribes it, he becomes historical. He acts from or upon other artists."
- Willem de Kooning
(Related: Feelings, Artist, Artists)
"That's why these songs have lasted as long as they have because they're just about feelings that don't change. They are love songs, they are not specific, those kinds of feelings don't change."
- Diana Krall
(Related: Change, Love, Feelings, Songs)
"A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later."
- Stanley Kubrick
(Related: Music, Feelings, Emotion, Fiction, Film, Meaning, Moods)
"We treat sex so casually and use it for everything but what it is-which is ultimately making another human being with thoughts and feelings and rights."
- Lisa Kudrow
(Related: Sex, Feelings, Thoughts, Being, Rights)
"Nothing is more repugnant to me than brotherly feelings grounded in the common baseness people see in one another."
- Milan Kundera
(Related: People, Feelings, Nothing)
"A lot of things happened when I left there, and to be fair they treated me really bad, and now I have to play against them so I don't have any feelings for them at all."
- Frank Lampard
(Related: Feelings, Now, Play)
"I felt my father's presence with me, helping me to commit to paper the feelings I had. I really heard my father speaking to me from the other dimension."
- Michael Landon
(Related: Father, Feelings)
"Sentimentalism is the working off on yourself of feelings you haven't really got."
- David Herbert Lawrence
"The more we can get together and talk about various perspectives, feelings, beliefs, the better."
- William P. Leahy
(Related: Feelings, Beliefs, Talk)
"To me, Ennis stands for the conservative side of America. He's the biggest homophobe in the whole movie - culturally and psychologically - but by the time he admits his feelings, it's too late."
- Ang Lee
(Related: Time, Feelings, America, Conservative)
"I'm not used to introspection. I've never lingered on my feelings. The show must go on."
- Brenda Lee
"I'd much rather be in a movie that people have really strong feelings about than one that makes a hundred million dollars but you can't remember because it's just like all the others."
- Jennifer Jason Leigh
(Related: People, Feelings)
"Well, I think again, the worst part of it was just leading up to it, before we got on set, at least for me... dreading this idea that I was just going to suck and I really had strong feelings about that. I just didn't want to be that weak link."
- Tea Leoni
(Related: Feelings, Idea, Leading, Want)
"It was only as I wrote about it that I began to find paths of access to feelings that were intolerable to me then."
- Jonathan Lethem
"But, clearly to me, what I've come to see is that that happened because I didn't have enough feelings of self-worth. So that I didn't feel that... I was worthy of being number one to a man."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Feelings, Being, Man, Self)
"At that moment Mr. Clifford, quite unconscious that he and his most personal feelings and aspirations were subjects of discussion, was turning from the main road into the lower road."
- Joseph C. Lincoln
(Related: Feelings, Aspirations, Road, Unconscious)
"First feelings are always the most natural."
- Louis XIV
(Related: Feelings, First)
"Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly."
- Lawrence G. Lovasik
(Related: Feelings, Character, Strength, Ability, Hurt, Resentment)
"Bunch together a group of people deliberately chosen for strong religious feelings, and you have a practical guarantee of dark morbidities expressed in crime, perversion, and insanity."
- H. P. Lovecraft
(Related: People, Feelings, Crime, Insanity, Religious)
"Some critics of my work took the view that a satirist should defer to the finer feelings of his readers and respect widely held beliefs."
- David Low
(Related: Work, Feelings, Beliefs, Respect)
"When I look back at The Judy Garland Show, I have such mixed feelings. It broke my mother's heart when they canceled it."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Mother, Feelings, Heart)
"You should not believe your conscience and your feelings more than the word which the Lord who receives sinners preaches to you."
- Martin Luther
(Related: Feelings, Conscience, Word)
"When something is bothering me, I write a song that tells my feelings."
- Loretta Lynn
(Related: Feelings, Song)
"But as I was saying, from my experiences, I think men tend to be more timid in expressing their feelings for you. Regardless, I always prefer a friendship first and foremost."
- Alicia Machado
(Related: Friendship, Men, Feelings, First, Saying)
"Women are a little more assertive in terms of our ability to express our feelings when we fall in love."
- Alicia Machado
(Related: Love, Women, Feelings, Ability)
"Journalism is concerned with events, poetry with feelings. Journalism is concerned with the look of the world, poetry with the feel of the world."
- Archibald MacLeish
(Related: Poetry, Feelings, Events, Journalism, World)
"In this connection, faith and experience teach us many truths by means of the short-cut of authority and by the proofs of very pleasant and agreeable feelings."
- Nicolas Malebranche
(Related: Experience, Faith, Feelings, Authority, Connection)
"God joins us together by means of the body, in consequence of the laws of the communication of movements. He affects us with the same feelings in consequence of the laws of the conjunction of body and soul."
- Nicolas Malebranche
(Related: God, Soul, Feelings, Body, Communication, Laws)
"Take the trouble to stop and think of the other person's feelings, his viewpoints, his desires and needs. Think more of what the other fellow wants, and how he must feel."
- Maxwell Maltz
(Related: Feelings, Needs, Trouble)
"Realizing that our actions, feelings and behaviour are the result of our own images and beliefs gives us the level that psychology has always needed for changing personality."
- Maxwell Maltz
(Related: Feelings, Actions, Beliefs, Personality, Psychology, Result)
"Cynthia's lyrics always expressed the feelings people felt but they couldn't express themselves."
- Barry Mann
(Related: People, Feelings)
"Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings."
- Agnes Martin
(Related: Art, Feelings)
"Isn't it strange that its easier to be gentle with the feelings of people we care less about than those of our children, whom we love so much?"
- Stephanie Martson
(Related: Love, People, Feelings, Care, Children)
"The fact is that people are good, Give people affection and security, and they will give affection and be secure in their feelings and their behavior."
- Abraham Maslow
(Related: People, Feelings, Affection, Behavior, Fact, Security, Will)
"Friends, near or far, are important to us. All of ours have an awareness of other persons' feelings, a courtesy that's inevitable. When I find that consideration in a fan, I'm immediately impressed."
- Kent McCord
(Related: Feelings, Awareness, Consideration, Courtesy, Friends)
"There were a lot of bad feelings when Lindsey first left the band. But there's been a lot of healing going on, growing up, maturing. The bond is a great deal stronger than what we first thought."
- Christine McVie
(Related: Thought, Feelings, First, Growing up, Healing)
"I don't really know of the Jewish tradition of comedy, only the Jewish tradition of not keeping your mouth shut. Complaining about all that is hard, unfair or ridiculous in life-having strong feelings, and not being able to suppress them. That, to me, is Jewish."
- Fred Melamed
(Related: Life, Feelings, Being, Comedy, Complaining, Tradition)
"Contempt is the weapon of the weak and a defense against one's own despised and unwanted feelings."
- Alice Duer Miller
(Related: Feelings, Contempt, Defense)
"Feelings are like a color chart that God has given us."
- Keith Miller
(Related: God, Feelings)
"A spiritual person is also in touch with his or her own reality, feelings and thoughts, and the reality of the people around him or her, not projecting on them."
- Keith Miller
(Related: People, Feelings, Thoughts, Reality, Spiritual)
"We can't be intimate because we can't share feelings that we don't have."
- Keith Miller
"A man who will not lie to a woman has very little consideration for her feelings."
- Olin Miller
(Related: Lie, Feelings, Consideration, Man, Will, Woman)
"She gave me another piece of information which excited other feelings in me, scarcely less dreadful. Infants were sometimes born in the convent; but they were always baptized and immediately strangled!"
- Maria Monk
(Related: Feelings, Information)
"I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent."
- Marilyn Monroe
(Related: Talent, Feelings, Want)
"We tried many times before to speed on the social revolution in Spain; attempted to stir up the feelings of the people and to raise the banner of Libertarian Communism."
- Frederica Montseny
(Related: People, Feelings, Communism, Revolution, Spain)
"My feelings, as the last ball travelled over the net, and as I realized that the final match was mine, I cannot describe. I felt that here was a prize for all the games I had ever played."
- Helen Wills Moody
(Related: Feelings, Games)
"It is important to express oneself... provided the feelings are real and are taken from your own experience."
- Berthe Morisot
(Related: Experience, Feelings)
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: Feelings, Fear, Pain, Violence)
"Get up from that piano. You hurtin' its feelings."
- Jelly Roll Morton
"I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings."
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(Related: Feelings, Attention, Blame, Praise)
"I have mixed feelings about those sorts of things. When I see it done by interesting young people, I think it's very valid. But when established photographers, people in their forties, copy me and get a lot of money, well, I find that to be very stupid."
- Helmut Newton
(Related: Money, People, Feelings)
"Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Feelings, Thoughts, Shadows)
"I think one's feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results."
- Florence Nightingale
(Related: Feelings, Actions, Results, Waste, Words)
"It's important not to indicate. People don't try to show their feelings, they try to hide them."
- Robert De Niro
(Related: People, Feelings)
"We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings."
- Louis Nizer
(Related: Feelings, Hurt)
"My gut feelings and my faith tell me that until God shuts a door, no human can shut it."
- Olusegun Obasanjo
(Related: Faith, God, Feelings)
"I love the line of Flaubert about observing things very intensely. I think our duty as writers begins not with our own feelings, but with the powers of observing."
- Mary Oliver
(Related: Love, Feelings, Duty, Writers)
"Not to expose your true feelings to an adult seems to be instinctive from the age of seven or eight onwards."
- George Orwell
(Related: Age, Feelings)
"All great discoveries are made by men whose feelings run ahead of their thinking."
- Charles Henry Parkhurst
(Related: Men, Feelings, Thinking)
"Sondheim writes the music and lyrics, and because he's so smart and goes so deep with his feelings, there's a lot to explore, get involved with and learn about."
- Bernadette Peters
(Related: Music, Feelings, Deep)
"It's hard for me to put my feelings into words."
- Joaquin Phoenix
(Related: Feelings, Words)
"A fact is like a sack - it won't stand up if it's empty. To make it stand up, first you have to put in it all the reasons and feelings that caused it in the first place."
- Luigi Pirandello
(Related: Feelings, Fact, First)
"I shall suggest, on the contrary, that all communication relies, to a noticeable extent on evoking knowledge that we cannot tell, and that all our knowledge of mental processes, like feelings or conscious intellectual activities, is based on a knowledge which we cannot tell."
- Michael Polanyi
(Related: Feelings, Knowledge, Communication)
"The modern artist is working with space and time, and expressing his feelings rather than illustrating."
- Jackson Pollock
(Related: Time, Feelings, Artist, Space)
"Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use."
- Emily Post
(Related: Feelings, Awareness, Manners)
"I think I'm a really good partner and very sensitive to the other person's feelings. I want somebody else to be comfortable, to understand about my job, and if they want to come on a set and see me work, they always can."
- Franka Potente
(Related: Work, Feelings, Job, Want)
"You show your vulnerability through relationships, and those feelings are your soft spot. You need to have a soft spot."
- Victoria Pratt
(Related: Feelings, Relationships, Vulnerability)
"Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings... and lawyers."
- Richard Pryor
(Related: Marriage, Feelings, Lawyers)
"You can't not have feelings about country clubs, whichever side you're on."
- Harold Ramis
(Related: Feelings, Country)
"Certainly it is wrong to be cruel to animals and the destruction of a whole species can be a great evil. The capacity for feelings of pleasure and pain and for the form of life of which animals are capable clearly impose duties of compassion and humanity in their case."
- John Rawls
(Related: Life, Feelings, Animals, Compassion, Destruction, Evil, Humanity, Pain, Pleasure, Wrong)
"Shakespeare lets us see real people undergoing real processes, with real feelings."
- Vanessa Redgrave
(Related: People, Feelings, Shakespeare)
"We want to live at any price; so we cannot burden ourselves with feelings which, though they might be ornamental enough in peace-time, would be out of place here."
- Erich Maria Remarque
(Related: Peace, Feelings, Burden, Want)
"I think your program has to reflect what your basic feelings are. I'll plead guilty to that."
- Frank Reynolds
"I have very strong feelings about how you lead your life. You always look ahead, you never look back."
- Ann Richards
(Related: Life, Feelings)
"A date once leaned in to kiss me, and he ended up kissing my cheek. He was a little offended, but I didn't want to kiss him just to not hurt his feelings."
- Denise Richards
(Related: Kiss, Feelings, Hurt, Kissing, Want)
"As I grew up in that world and saw how much it affected her world and how much it affected our childhood, it made me very aware of politics. Of course, I have my own private feelings and thoughts, but I don't care to share them."
- Natasha Richardson
(Related: Politics, Feelings, Thoughts, Care, Childhood, World)
"Believe that with your feelings and your work you are taking part in the greatest; the more strongly you cultivate this belief, the more will reality and the world go forth from it."
- Rainer Maria Rilke
(Related: Work, Feelings, Belief, Reality, Will, World)
"There is no other who experiences your thoughts or your feelings."
- John Buchanan Robinson
(Related: Feelings, Thoughts)
"Being an artist is dragging your innermost feelings out, giving a piece of yourself, no matter in which art form, in which medium."
- Henry Rollins
(Related: Art, Feelings, Artist, Being, Giving)
"My feelings for Ellen overrode all of my fear about being out as a lesbian. I had to be with her, and I just figured I'd deal with the other stuff later."
- Portia de Rossi
(Related: Feelings, Fear, Being, Lesbian)
"I never felt a feeling that I knew or could know to be unlike the feelings of other people. I never consciously thought, except after patterns that the world or my fellows set for me."
- Josiah Royce
(Related: Thought, People, Feelings, World)
"The blues comes right back to a person's feelings, to his daily activities in life. But rich people don't know nothing about the blues, please believe me."
- Jimmy Rushing
(Related: Life, People, Feelings, Nothing, Right)
"All violent feelings have the same effect. They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of external things, which I would generally characterize as the pathetic fallacy."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Feelings, Effect)
"Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and a rascal when the feelings evaporate."
(Related: Feelings, Tears, Word)
"Shortly after the end of last season, I felt that I probably would not return for the 1999-2000 season. I also felt that I should take as much time as possible to sort through my feelings and make sure that my feelings were backed with conviction."
- Barry Sanders
(Related: Time, Feelings, Conviction, End)
"Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to events or objects in the world."
- George Santayana
(Related: Music, Feelings, Events, Giving, World)
"Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family."
- Virginia Satir
(Related: Family, Feelings, Communication, Mistakes, Open, Rules, Worth)
"I had the conviction that lovemaking fools you. The overpowering emotions it induces make you think you're sharing the same feelings as the other person and that they're imagining the same as you."
- Greta Scacchi
(Related: Feelings, Conviction, Emotions, Fools, Sharing)
"I don't hide my feelings, but when it comes to illness, I guess I don't panic. My father was the same way. I'm the provider for the family and the caretaker. If I panic, who is anybody going to run to?"
- Curt Schilling
(Related: Family, Father, Feelings, Illness)
"Religion must completely encircle the spirit of ethical man like his element, and this luminous chaos of divine thoughts and feelings is called enthusiasm."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Religion, Feelings, Enthusiasm, Thoughts, Chaos, Man, Spirit)
"I never was very capable of expressing my feelings or emotions in words. I don't know whether this is the cause why I did it in music and also why I did it in painting. Or vice versa: That I had this way as an outlet. I could renounce expressing something in words."
- Arnold Schoenberg
(Related: Music, Feelings, Cause, Emotions, Painting, Vice, Words)
"Being a salesman and an actor were not that dissimilar: It is a good lesson in covering up your feelings. No one wants to buy from someone who looks depressed."
- Dougray Scott
(Related: Feelings, Actor, Being)
"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
(Related: Family, Feelings, Positive, Being, Personality, Question)
"You will never know the feeling of a driver when winning a race. The helmet hides feelings that cannot be understood."
- Ayrton Senna
(Related: Feelings, Winning, Race, Will)
"I think that you can take things personally or get hurt feelings as a result of something not working out just because your psyche said it should or you deserve it, or whatever it is."
- Michael Shanks
(Related: Feelings, Hurt, Result)
"The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite; no incident occurred from which my rage and misery could not extract its food."
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
(Related: Food, Feelings, Misery)
"It was one of the marvellous feelings of the film, having the music going in your head while doing scenes."
- Dinah Sheridan
(Related: Music, Feelings, Film)
"I hope this will help new moms not feel alone or desperate, and that there is no shame in their feelings. PPD is out of their control, but the treatment and healing process is not."
- Brooke Shields
(Related: Feelings, Control, Hope, Healing, Help, Shame, Treatment, Will)
"I don't think I would have been a writer if I hadn't been a mother. I wanted to construct something that contained some of these feelings that I had, some of these discoveries or revelations."
- Carol Shields
(Related: Mother, Feelings, Writer)
"When you start suppressing feelings at an early age, it hurts you down the road. Full expression of anger and pain is very important."
- Andrew Shue
(Related: Anger, Age, Feelings, Expression, Pain, Road)
"I understand the harsh feelings and sentiments from my opponents and their supporters because I myself have been defeated twice in my political life in the past and I understand very well it is hard to accept your own failure."
- Chen Shui-bian
(Related: Life, Feelings, Failure, Opponents, Past)
"Relations between black and white would be greatly improved if we were more accepting of our fears and our feelings and more vocal about it."
- Sarah Silverman
"It is a principle of our nature that feelings once excited turn readily from the object by which they are excited to some other object which may for the time being take possession of the mind."
- Matthew Simpson
(Related: Nature, Time, Feelings, Being, May, Mind, Possession)
"Of what use is a philosopher who doesn't hurt anybody's feelings?"
- Diogenes of Sinope
(Related: Feelings, Hurt)
"I am not learned, but I have as good feelings as any man."
- Joseph Smith, Jr.
(Related: Feelings, Man)
"We apply law to facts. We don't apply feelings to facts."
- Sonia Sotomayor
(Related: Feelings, Facts, Law)
"Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings, and not by the intellect."
- Herbert Spencer
(Related: Feelings, Intellect, Opinion)
"I think that is what film and art and music do; they can work as a map of sorts for your feelings."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Art, Music, Work, Feelings, Film)
"My image had always been very heterosexual, very straight. So it was a nice experience for me, a chance to clarify my own feelings about gay and lesbian civil rights."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Experience, Feelings, Chance, Civil rights, Gay, Lesbian)
"The greatest happiness is to transform one's feelings into action."
- Madame de Stael
(Related: Happiness, Feelings, Action)
"The main factor in any form of creativeness is the life of a human spirit, that of the actor and his part, their joint feelings and subconscious creation."
- Konstantin Stanislavisky
(Related: Life, Feelings, Actor, Creation, Spirit)
"Unfortunately, inner feelings and potential are often stunted by our parents, relatives or peers."
- Willie Stargell
(Related: Feelings, Parents, Potential, Relatives)
"Yes, there are times when I get extremely depressed and how I sublimate those feelings is through music."
- Peter Steele
(Related: Music, Feelings)
"Photography records the gamut of feelings written on the human face, the beauty of the earth and skies that man has inherited, and the wealth and confusion man has created. It is a major force in explaining man to man."
- Edward Steichen
(Related: Beauty, Feelings, Wealth, Confusion, Earth, Force, Man, Photography)
"I loved my life, but my choices were overloading and overwhelming me. Listening to inner feelings and fulfilling some of these urges when they come along is incredibly important."
- Pamela Stephenson
(Related: Life, Feelings, Choices, Listening)
"A poem might be defined as thinking about feelings - about human feelings and frailties."
- Anne Stevenson
(Related: Feelings, Thinking)
"Yes, I do often write poems from the mind, but I hope I don't ignore feelings and emotions."
- Anne Stevenson
(Related: Feelings, Hope, Emotions, Mind, Poems)
"I'm not just a boy toy. I have feelings and dreams like anybody else."
- Jon Stewart
(Related: Dreams, Feelings)
"Roddenberry had created quite a complex and at times mysterious character. Guarded, cautious, careful in showing his feelings in expressing his ideas about many things - I found that very interesting."
- Patrick Stewart
(Related: Feelings, Ideas, Character)
"At the time, acid made me consider questions of reality, the difference, as someone said, between words and silence. It also brought back a lot of latent religious feelings in me that I had turned my back on."
- Robert Stone
(Related: Time, Feelings, Difference, Questions, Reality, Religious, Silence, Words)
"I'm a pain in the ass to all of the costume designers with whom I work because I have very strong feelings about the subject."
- Meryl Streep
(Related: Work, Feelings, Pain)
"On the justice of the cause of Prince Edouard, adding insurances of greatest sincerity to help it and support it and give him on all occasions of the marks of the same feelings as I have for the King his father."
- Henry Benedict Stuart
(Related: Father, Feelings, Cause, Help, Justice, Sincerity, Support)
"The Japanese have a strong tendency to suppress their own feelings. That's the Japanese character. They kill their own emotions."
- Ichiro Suzuki
(Related: Feelings, Character, Emotions)
"So it helped me to just let go of all my tensions and feelings about that world and say 'OK, this is for my fans in Japan. They'll be nice and get into it and have fun.' And it was the first record I made at my home studio."
- Matthew Sweet
(Related: Home, Feelings, Fans, First, Fun, World)
"Back then, we could drive a mile from home and there was nothing. Now it's grown in every direction and is populated and modernized. I guess I have mixed feelings about it, but I'm not someone that thinks everything should stop growing."
- Matthew Sweet
(Related: Home, Feelings, Direction, Nothing, Now)
"I'm not afraid to write my feelings in songs."
- Taylor Swift
(Related: Feelings, Songs)
"In a novel, my feelings and sense of outrage can find a broader means of expression which would be more symbolic and applicable to many European countries."
- Antonio Tabucchi
(Related: Feelings, Countries, Expression, Sense)
"Words to me were magic. You could say a word and it could conjure up all kinds of images or feelings or a chilly sensation or whatever. It was amazing to me that words had this power."
- Amy Tan
(Related: Power, Feelings, Magic, Word, Words)
"Behaviors are a choice. Feelings are sometimes out of our control. Behavior has to do with choices."
- Randall Terry
(Related: Feelings, Control, Behavior, Choice, Choices)
"I'm excited, happy, nervous, anxious, all those feelings about playing for the Jets again. If I didn't have high expectations, I wouldn't come back here."
- Vinny Testaverde
(Related: Feelings, Expectations)
"In that I found being able to talk to my family about my feelings, praying for strength and realizing that our lives have a deep purpose and the journey of our lives is to find out what that is and express it, was the only way I could have gotten through it."
- Marlo Thomas
(Related: Family, Feelings, Purpose, Strength, Being, Deep, Journey, Talk)
"When, instead of merely associating some act with some situation in the animal way, we think the situation out, we have a set of particular feelings of its elements."
- Edward Thorndike
(Related: Feelings, Act)
"The main cause of my difficulties stemmed from the tragedy of my daughter's unsound birth and my inability to face my feelings."
- Gene Tierney
(Related: Daughter, Feelings, Cause, Difficulties, Tragedy)
"As regards my feelings about drummers - there's Buddy Rich, and then there's everybody else."
- Mel Torme
"Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance."
- Brian Tracy
(Related: Car, Feelings, Goals, Thoughts, Values, Balance, Emotions, Energy)
"The best thing is being able to perform in front of people and to express my feelings, whatever they may be at the time. Just to be able to make the world a happier place to be."
- Tanya Tucker
(Related: Time, People, Feelings, Being, May, World)
"Who among us has the strength to oppose petty egoism, those petty good feelings, pity and remorse?"
- Ivan Turgenev
(Related: Feelings, Strength, Pity, Remorse)
"There are some moments in life, some feelings; one can only point to them and pass by."
- Ivan Turgenev
(Related: Life, Feelings, Moments)
"I was moaning and grieving as if I lost one of my own children. It was probably one of the most real feelings I ever had on the show. I was just sitting there wailing with no lines. I was beat after that storyline."
- Hunter Tylo
(Related: Feelings, Children)
"Maturity is the ability to think, speak and act your feelings within the bounds of dignity. The measure of your maturity is how spiritual you become during the midst of your frustrations."
- Samuel Ullman
(Related: Feelings, Ability, Act, Dignity, Maturity, Measure, Spiritual)
"I keep reviewing my feelings about the supernatural."
- Tony Visconti
(Related: Feelings, Supernatural)
"I realize that the strivings of the Polish people gave rise, and still do so, to the feelings of understanding and solidarity all over the world."
- Lech Walesa
(Related: People, Feelings, Solidarity, Understanding, World)
"But truth is most likely to be exhibited by the general sense of contemporaries, when the feelings of the heart can be expressed without suffering itself to be disguised by the prejudices of man."
- Mercy Otis Warren
(Related: Truth, Feelings, Heart, Man, Sense, Suffering)
"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
(Related: Life, Feelings, Emotions)
"A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Feelings, Gentleman)
"I would recommend it to everybody, every now and again you just put a dress on, see what it feels like, because it's, its interesting. A whole complex series of thoughts and feelings assail you as you look at yourself."
- Tom Wilkinson
(Related: Feelings, Thoughts, Dress, Now)
"Yesterday NPR fired me for telling the truth. The truth is that I worry when I am getting on an airplane and see people dressed in garb that identifies them first and foremost as Muslims. This is not a bigoted statement. It is a statement of my feelings, my fears after the terrorist attacks of 9/11 by radical Muslims."
- Juan Williams
(Related: Truth, People, Feelings, First, Radical, Worry, Yesterday)
"Because I don't have to be careful of people's feelings when I teach literature, and I do when I'm teaching writing."
- Tobias Wolff
(Related: People, Feelings, Literature, Teaching, Writing)
"Women have seldom sufficient employment to silence their feelings; a round of little cares, or vain pursuits frittering away all strength of mind and organs, they become naturally only objects of sense."
- Mary Wollstonecraft
(Related: Women, Feelings, Strength, Mind, Sense, Silence)
"Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights."
- John Wooden
(Related: Feelings, Rights)
"This is an important book, the critic assumes, because it deals with war. This is an insignificant book because it deals with the feelings of women in a drawing-room."
- Virginia Woolf
(Related: Women, War, Feelings, Deals)
"Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility."
- William Wordsworth
(Related: Poetry, Emotion, Tranquility)
"My next book is Scene by Scene: as Seen by Fay Wray. It'll be about different incidents. Just my feelings about quite a few people. Attitudes. My thoughts about the universe and simple things like that."
- Fay Wray
(Related: People, Feelings, Thoughts, Universe)
"But while human liberty has engaged the attention of the enlightened, and enlisted the feelings of the generous of all civilized nations, may we not enquire if this liberty has been rightly understood?"
- Francis Wright
(Related: Feelings, Attention, Liberty, May, Nations)
"Feelings or emotions are the universal language and are to be honored. They are the authentic expression of who you are at your deepest place."
- Judith Wright
(Related: Feelings, Emotions, Expression, Language)
"I learned to be with myself rather than avoiding myself with limiting habits; I started to be aware of my feelings more, rather than numb them."
- Judith Wright
(Related: Feelings, Habits)
"The attitude of physiological psychology to sensations and feelings, considered as psychical elements, is, naturally, the attitude of psychology at large."
- Wilhelm Wundt
(Related: Feelings, Attitude, Psychology, Sensations)
"We have listened here to the delegates who have recalled the terrible human suffering, and the great material destruction of the late war in the Pacific. It is with feelings of sorrow that we recall the part played in that catastrophic human experience by the old Japan."
- Shigeru Yoshida
(Related: Experience, War, Feelings, Destruction, Old, Sorrow, Suffering)
"I don't want to sell myself short. You hurt your spouse, not so much by the infidelity, but by the negative feelings about yourself that you bring home."
- Michael Zaslow
(Related: Home, Feelings, Negative, Hurt, Infidelity, Want)
"Sacrifices are concerned with the feelings of devotion and longing."
- Xun Zi
(Related: Feelings, Devotion, Longing)
"A person is born with feelings of envy and hate. If he gives way to them, they will lead him to violence and crime, and any sense of loyalty and good faith will be abandoned."
- Xun Zi
(Related: Faith, Feelings, Crime, Envy, Hate, Loyalty, Sense, Violence, Will)