101 Deep Quotes About Feelings And Emotions

Deep Quotes About Feelings And Emotions

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Feelings can be complicated. Sometimes so complex that you fail to understand what you truly feel. It can also be difficult to express your feelings, and finding the right words can seem to be a daunting task. In such a situation, a beautiful quote can speak your heart and mind. It can convey how you feel and can even get your message across to someone without struggling for the appropriate words.

Scroll through our post for quotes on feelings to help you realize you are not alone to have feelings that can baffle you and lets you express yourself.

101 Quotes On Feelings

Whenever you feel overwhelmed by your feelings and cannot express them, look at these quotes and see if they give words to your feelings.

  1. “I usually know almost exactly how I feel. The problem is, I just can’t tell anyone.” ⁠—Meg Cabot
  2. “Never play with the feelings of others, because you may win the game, but the risk is that you will surely lose the person for a life time.” ⁠⁠—William Shakespeare
  3. “My feelings are too loud for words and too shy for the world.” ⁠—Dejan Stojanovic
  4. “The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it.” ⁠—Nicholas Sparks
  5. “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
  6. “The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence; not in silence, but restraint.” ⁠⁠—Marianne Moore
  7. “My feelings can perhaps be imagined, but they can hardly be described.” ⁠—Yann Martel
  8. “It’s not sissy to show your feeling.” ⁠—Princess Diana
  9. “One can be the master of what one does, but never of what one feels.” ⁠—Gustave Flaubert
  10. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” ⁠—Helen Keller
  11. “They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” ⁠⁠—Carl W. Buehner
  12. “Learning to stand in somebody else’s shoes, to see through their eyes, that’s how peace begins. And it’s up to you to make that happen.” ⁠—Barack Obama
  13. “In order to move on, you must understand why you felt what you did and why you no longer need to feel it.” ⁠—Mitch Albom
  14. “Sensitive people usually love deeply and hate deeply. They don’t know any other way to live than by extremes because their emotional thermostat is broken.” ⁠—Shannon L. Alder
  15. “It’s easier to whisper your feelings than to trumpet them forth out loud.” ⁠—Anne Frank
  16. “We destroy ourselves when we stop feeling. If you bury your feelings within you, you become a graveyard.” ⁠⁠—Bernie S. Siegel
  17. “Smiles and tears are so alike with me, they are neither of them confined to any particular feelings: I often cry when I am happy, and smile when I am sad.” ⁠—Anne Brontë
  18. “I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.” ⁠—Oscar Wilde
  19. “The pain started years ago, but I’d lived with it for so long at that point that I’d accepted it as an inevitable part of me.” ⁠—Ashley D. Wallis
  20. Respect other people’s feelings. It might mean nothing to you, but it could mean everything to them.”⁠—Roy T. Bennett
  21. “If you spend your life sparing people’s feelings and feeding their vanity, you get so you can’t distinguish what should be respected in them.” ⁠—F. Scott Fitzgerald
  22. “I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.” ⁠⁠—Marilyn Monroe
  23. “There are no greater treasures than the highest human qualities such as compassion, courage and hope. Not even tragic accident or disaster can destroy such treasures of the heart.” ⁠—Daisaku Ikeda
  24. “Do not be disappointed if no one appreciates your true feelings, because they do not deserve them.” ⁠—M.F. Moonzajer
  25. “Never apologize for showing your feelings. When you do, you are apologizing for the truth.” ⁠—Benjamin Disraeli
  26. “As if a great creature had grown old without being able to express its feelings. Not that it didn’t know how to express them, but rather it didn’t know what to express.” ⁠—Haruki Murakami
  27. “We often confuse what we wish for with what is.” ⁠⁠—Neil Gaiman
  28. “If I had feelings, I probably wouldn’t have even survived.” ⁠—Richard M. Nixon
  29. “It is our feelings that guide us and they can never lead us wrong.” ⁠—Jude Morgan
  30. “You can’t truly heal from a loss until you allow yourself to really feel the loss.”⁠—Mandy Hale
  31. “To have compassion for those who suffer is a human quality which everyone should possess, especially those who have required comfort themselves in the past and have managed to find it in others.” ⁠—Giovanni Boccaccio
  32. “Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.” ⁠⁠—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  33. “To my mind, having a care and concern for others is the highest of the human qualities.” ⁠—Fred Hollows
  34. “To have felt too much is to end in feeling nothing.” ⁠⁠—Dorothy Thompson
  35. “Some people use their own hurt as an excuse for hurting others.” ⁠⁠—Roland Merullo
  36. “Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” ⁠—Thich Nhat Hahn
  37. “To hide feelings when you are near crying is the secret of dignity.” ⁠—Dejan Stojanovic
  38. “It’s a lot easier to be angry at someone than it is to tell them you’re hurt.” ⁠⁠—Tom Gates
  39. “Feelings are wonderful decorations, but they are not a foundation to build on.” ⁠—Peter Kreeft
  40. “Don’t keep all your feelings sheltered ⁠⁠—express them. Don’t ever let life shut you up.” ⁠—Steve Maraboli
  41. “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
  42. “Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings ⁠—always darker, emptier and simpler.” ⁠⁠—Friedrich Nietzsche
  43. “The First Splendid Truth: To be happy, I need to think about feeling good, feeling bad, and feeling right, in an atmosphere of growth.” ⁠—Gretchen Rubin
  44. “There’s nothing more inspiring than the complexity and beauty of the human heart.” ⁠—Cynthia Hand
  45. “One thing you can’t hide ⁠—is when you’re crippled inside.” ⁠⁠—John Lennon
  46. “A person will be just about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” ⁠⁠—Abraham Lincoln
  47. “For what it’s worth: trust your feelings. I can’t promise that you’ll never get hurt again, but I can promise you the risk is worth it.” ⁠—Rick Riordan
  48. “The interior joy we feel when we have done a good deed is the nourishment the soul requires.” ⁠—Albert Schweitzer
  49. “Do what you feel in your heart to be right ⁠—for you’ll be criticized anyway.”⁠—Eleanor Roosevelt
  50. “Sometimes your mind says No but your heart says Go.” ⁠⁠—Yvonne Urlanda
  51. “We try so hard to hide everything we’re really feeling from those who probably need to know our true feelings the most. People try to bottle up their emotions, as if it’s somehow wrong to have natural reactions to life.” ⁠—Colleen Hoover
  52. “Facts are too busy being true to worry about how you feel about them.” ⁠—Dan Wells
  53. “It is a curious sensation: the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.”⁠⁠—George Bernard Shaw
  54. “Where there is love there is life.” ⁠⁠—Mahatma Gandhi
  55. “Don’t let fear outweigh what you feel.” ⁠—Samantha Leahy
  56. “Feelings are never stupid, they just make us feel stupid sometimes.”⁠—Laurell K. Hamilton
  57. “There is no remedy for love than to love more.” ⁠⁠—Henry David Thoreau
  58. “The feeling is often the deeper truth, the opinion the more superficial one.” ⁠⁠—Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare
  59. “Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions.” ­⁠⁠—David Borenstein
  60. “There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.” ⁠⁠—George Eliot
  61. “To feel valued, to know, even if only once in a while, that you can do a job well is an absolutely marvelous feeling.” ⁠⁠—Barbara Walters
  62. “Feelings demand living space.” ⁠—Isidore Isou
  63. “Time can only rob us of the things we can touch; it can’t rob us of the things we feel.” ⁠—K. Martin Beckner
  64. “You can close your eyes to the things you do not want to see, but you cannot close your heart to the things you do not want to feel.” ⁠⁠—Johnny Depp
  65. “Whatever you do, you should do it with feeling.” ⁠⁠—Yogi Berra
  66. “Emotions are celebrated and repressed, analyzed and medicated, adored and ignored –⁠—but rarely, if ever, are they honored.” ⁠⁠—Karla McLaren
  67. “To tell someone not to be emotional is to tell them to be dead.” ⁠—Jeanette Winterson
  68. “We like what we like, we want what we want, and nobody needs to give us permission to feel that way!” ⁠—Scott Lynch
  69. “When we grow up, we find ways to hide our anxieties, our loneliness, our fear and sorrow. But children hide nothing, putting everything into their tears, which they spread liberally about for the whole world to see.” ⁠—Yoko Ogawa
  70. “Feelings are something you have; not something you are.” ⁠—Shannon L. Alder
  71. “Feelings are like chemicals, the more you analyze them the worse they smell.” ⁠—Charles Kingsley
  72. “There is no instinct like that of the heart.” ⁠⁠—Lord Byron
  73. “The heart is a place with worm holes made by feelings you aren’t supposed to have but do.”⁠—Elizabeth Scott
  74. “Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge.” ⁠⁠—Audre Lorde
  75. “Emotions come and go and can’t be controlled so there’s no reason to worry about them. That in the end, people should be judged by their actions since in the end it was actions that defined everyone.” ⁠—Nicholas Sparks
  76. “The worst battle you have to fight is between what you know and what you feel.” ⁠—Turcois Ominek
  77. “The only way to fight a feeling is with a feeling.” ⁠—Ann Voskamp
  78. Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights.” ⁠—John Wooden
  79. “Humans are moving into a new phase, one based on the knowledge that talking about their feelings has never got them anywhere.”⁠—Glen Duncan
  80. “If we are always pushing away from feelings that we condemn as wrong, painful, or ugly, we are also pushing away from the very energy that can bring us incredible joy and ecstasy.” ⁠—Shaeri Richard
  81. “I didn’t feel sad or happy. I didn’t feel proud or ashamed. I only felt that in spite of all the things I’d done wrong, in getting myself here, I’d done right.” ⁠—Cheryl Strayed
  82. “If you don’t feel it, flee from it. Go where you are celebrated, not merely tolerated.”⁠—Paul F. Davis
  83. “Feelings do not grow old along with the body. Feelings form part of a world I don’t know, but it’s a world where there’s no time, so space, no frontiers.” ⁠—Paulo Coelho
  84. “All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling. To be natural is to be obvious, and to be obvious is to be inartistic.”⁠—Oscar Wilde
  85. “Follow your feelings. If it feels right, move forward. If it doesn’t feel right, don’t do it.” ⁠—Oprah Winfrey
  86. “All the great feelings like goodness, love or compassion eliminate the gravity and thus the wingless man rises like a bird.” ⁠—Mehmet Murat Ildan
  87. Love. Sometimes it’s not what you say. It’s what you do and how you make one feel without the use of words. Sometimes words confirm your actions and cause a reaction without the use words.” ⁠—Carla Gipson Lizana
  88. “We appear to be saying something very important about something: and actually we are only saying something about our own feelings.”⁠—C.S. Lewis
  89. There’s too much darkness in the world. Everywhere you turn, someone is tryin’ to tear someone down in some way; everywhere you go, there’s a feeling of inadequacy, or a feeling that you’re not good enough. I want to bring a certain light to the world.” ⁠⁠—Alicia Keys
  90. “A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone’s feelings unintentionally.” ⁠—Oscar Wilde
  91. “If you don’t know how to deal with emotion, other people’s feelings can hit you like a drug.”⁠—Jael McHenry
  92. “Do not apologize for crying. Without this emotion, we are only robots.” ⁠—Elizabeth Gilbert
  93. “You should feel free to feel how you want and don’t think of what people think.”⁠—Kristen Ashley
  94. “But the absence of tears wasn’t the same as an absence of feeling.”⁠—Lisa Kleypas
  95. “Don’t allow others to make you feel small. You came to this world to grow and to explore and touch the miracles and marvels of life.” ⁠—Bryant McGill
  96. “That was one of the saddest things about people⁠⁠—⁠—their most important thoughts and feelings often went unspoken and barely understood.” ⁠—Alexandra Adornetto
  97. “In our thoughts, we hold the key to our feelings. In our minds, we hold the key to love.” ⁠—Vironika Tugaleva
  98. “My emotions swirl like leaves caught in the breath of a dust devil, and the only thing I can seem to hold onto is the anger.” ⁠—Emily Murdoch
  99. “There are some feelings you will never find words for; you will learn to name them after the ones who gave them to you.” ⁠—Maza Dohta
  100. “Feelings could override facts, as facts could alter feelings. Choose the truth first, rather than following after feelings.” ⁠—Anthony Liccione
  101. “But feelings aren’t like thoughts, they can’t be changed at will.”―Dorothy Koomson

Everyone struggles when dealing with feelings. Reading appropriate quotes can sometimes lift your mood and even help manage your feelings. So, why not note your favorite quotes and paste them somewhere you can see regularly.