Quotes and Sayings about Moods



"A poem records emotions and moods that lie beyond normal language, that can only be patched together and hinted at metaphorically."
- Diane Ackerman
(Related: Lie, Emotions, Language, Moods)

"There are worlds of experience beyond the world of the aggressive man, beyond history, and beyond science. The moods and qualities of nature and the revelations of great art are equally difficult to define; we can grasp them only in the depths of our perceptive spirit."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Art, Experience, Nature, History, Science, Man, Moods, Spirit, World)

"Women have a way of contorting things sometimes. We all have our moods, ups and downs."
- Malin Akerman
(Related: Women, Moods)

"It is a rare American who does not have some story about how music has made our lives richer and more interesting, how it has changed our moods, brought out the best in our character and even sometimes helped us earn a living."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: Music, Character, American, Living, Moods)

"Even if you walk exactly the same route each time - as with a sonnet - the events along the route cannot be imagined to be the same from day to day, as the poet's health, sight, his anticipations, moods, fears, thoughts cannot be the same."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Time, Health, Thoughts, Day, Events, Moods, Sight)

"It's always a mixture of fiction and your own story. It's more I recreate atmospheres and moods through songs."
- Keren Ann
(Related: Fiction, Moods, Songs)

"Certain rhythms just have certain moods."
- Dennis Brown
(Related: Moods)

"I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Work, Mind, Moods, Nothing)

"That's one of the peculiar things about bad moods - we often fool ourselves and create misery by telling ourselves things that simply are not true."
- David D. Burns
(Related: Fool, Misery, Moods)

"For while the subjects of poetry are few and recurrent, the moods of man are infinitely various and unstable. It is the same in all arts."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Poetry, Man, Moods)

"The awesomeness of God is that even in the works of the Beach Boys, Beatles, etc., the beauty of the music is a mere reflection of what God does everyday. He creates music of all kinds and moods."
- John Foster
(Related: Beauty, Music, God, Beach, Boys, Moods, Reflection)

"We have, of course, long since ceased to think of Nature as the sympathetic mirror of our moods, or to imagine that she has any concern with the temporal affairs of man."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Nature, Concern, Man, Moods)

"Design can have such a positive impact on the way people live and on their relationships and moods."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: Design, People, Positive, Moods, Relationships)

"Work is my salvation. It changes my moods."
- Zane Grey
(Related: Work, Moods, Salvation)

"All I wanted was to connect my moods with those of Paris. Beauty paints and when it painted most, I shot."
- Ernst Haas
(Related: Beauty, Moods, Paris)

"There are accents in the eye which are not on the tongue, and more tales come from pale lips than can enter an ear. It is both the grandeur and the pain of the remoter moods that they avoid the pathway of sound."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Eye, Moods, Pain, Sound, Tongue)

"There will be, I think, an attempt to grasp again the surprise and accidents of nature and a more intimate and sympathetic study of its moods, together with a renewed wonder and humility on the part of such as are still capable of these basic reactions."
- Edward Hopper
(Related: Nature, Accidents, Humility, Moods, Study, Will, Wonder)

"The screen is a magic medium. It has such power that it can retain interest as it conveys emotions and moods that no other art form can hope to tackle."
- Stanley Kubrick
(Related: Art, Power, Hope, Emotions, Interest, Magic, Moods)

"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)

"Music conveys moods and images. Even in opera, where plots deal with the structure of destiny, it's music, not words, that provides power."
- Marcel Marceau
(Related: Music, Power, Destiny, Moods, Opera, Words)

"A quick glance at the American left reveals a movement in the midst of a nervous breakdown, displaying behavior that goes beyond inconsistency into the realm of bipolar moods and multiple personality disorders."
- Michael Medved
(Related: American, Behavior, Inconsistency, Moods, Personality, Quick)

"The pursuit of happiness, which American citizens are obliged to undertake, tends to involve them in trying to perpetuate the moods, tastes and aptitudes of youth."
- Malcolm Muggeridge
(Related: Happiness, American, Moods, Pursuit, Trying, Youth)

"Truth is one forever absolute, but opinion is truth filtered through the moods, the blood, the disposition of the spectator."
- Wendell Phillips
(Related: Truth, Blood, Moods, Opinion)

"Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come."
- Robert H. Schuller
(Related: Time, Decision, Negative, Decisions, Moods, Spring, Will)

"Yet, it ought to be obvious that good music generally occupies a higher plane that mere politics. Great writers can express moods through melody and capture experiences we share most powerfully - love, lust, longing; joy, rage, fear; triumph, yearning and confusion."
- Tony Snow
(Related: Music, Love, Politics, Fear, Confusion, Joy, Longing, Lust, Moods, Obvious, Writers, Yearning)

"And what classical music does best and must always do more, is to show this kind of transformation of moods, to show a very wide psychological voyage. And I think that's something that we as classical musicians have underestimated."
- Michael Tilson Thomas
(Related: Music, Moods, Musicians)

"The creations of a great writer are little more than the moods and passions of his own heart, given surnames and Christian names, and sent to walk the earth."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Heart, Christian, Earth, Moods, Names, Writer)