In this one life, this one life that you have to live, you must embrace every moment that creeps into your existence. You must feel every possible emotion to realize you’re really alive, you’re really...
Love is a decision – not an emotion!
It is only shallow people who require years to get rid of an emotion. A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure.
Promises are perhaps made in haste or out of emotions, that is why people do not afford to keep them
No justification of virtue will enable a man to be virtuous. Without the aid of trained emotions the intellect is powerless against the animal organism. I had sooner play cards against a man who was...
With emotions ranging from fear, grief and anger to happiness and relief, the process of bringing home a child who needs in-home care can be complicated
One of the most frustrating words in the human language, as far as I could tell, was love.So much meaning attached to this one little word. People bandied it about freely, using it todescribe their...
love thy neighbor” – a wildly popular piece of wisdom found in the Bible – is a command. Jesus is commanding us to love. Now, Jesus understood that emotions and feelings cannot be commanded; they...
Emote. It’s okay. It shows you are thinking and feeling.
It was one of those dangerous moments when speech is at once sincere and deceptive, when feeling, rising high above its average depth, leaves flood-marks which are never reached again.
If I open my mouthMy word would be of love and hopeTenderness completing me from inside out
Reason is the first victim of strong emotion.
Physical intimacy isn’t and can never be an effective substitute for emotional intimacy.
The best measure of a spiritual life is not its ecstasies but its obedience.
We had no choice. Sadness was a dangerous as panthers and bears. the wilderness needs your whole attention.
… this stray little thought released in him some echo of the past, a solitary trembling note whose sound rose higher and higher in his chest, awakening inarticulate longings and, inseparable from them, a piercing,...
If you hold back on the emotions–if you don’t allow yourself to go all the way through them–you can never get to being detached, you’re too busy being afraid. You’re afraid of the pain, you’re...
I stand in the dark, start to unbutton. Then I hear something inside my body. I’ve broken, something has cracked, that must be it. Noise is coming up, coming out, of the broken place, in...
I love you because you loved me first. Yet you love me, saying I loved you first. Funny, our love thrives believing the other person started it.
Is lawlessness to be permitted, simply because it is effected with a certain style? Jane, Jane! Where are your finer sensibilities? All o’erthrown, by a man with a golden tongue and a mocking glance?
Isn’t it the task of the Holy Spirit to introduce some madness and intoxication into the world? Why this propensity for balance and safety? Don’t we all long for one moment of raw risk, one...
I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don’t have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.
At Gethsemane: “Jesus is subordinating His loudest desires to His deepest desires.
Goodbye—God bless you.
It is in books, poems, paintings which often give us the confidence to take seriously feelings in ourselves that we might otherwise never have thought to acknowledge.
—Alain de Botton
Emotion arise from Desire, hence an Illusion.
I want to write something that means something to someone…the reminds them of what a second, a moment, really is…or that assures them that we are just as lost as they are. I want to...
When a candidate for public office faces the voters he does not face men of sense; he faces a mob of men whose chief distinguishing mark is the fact that they are quite incapable of...
Love in this life is expanded by our anticipation of the next life. Those who love under God are never satisfied with small love, or love bound by the flaws of human emotion. Those who...
You can convey a lot of emotion with just some eyebrows and mouth movement.
Jealousy is just love and hate at the same time.
…on opening the incubator I experienced one of those rare moments of intense emotion which reward the research worker for all his pains: at first glance I saw that the broth culture, which the night...
Gratitude isn’t a burdening emotion.
There’s a resident honesty in my every emotion. As I allow myself to feel all my feelings, I will be guided to the tender healing that is available to me.
your loved one” I think it’s quite stupid. I hate this commercialism. It’s all artificial, and has nothing to do with real love.
A real person, profoundly as we may sympathize with him, is in a great measure perceptible only through our senses, that is to say, remains opaque, presents a dead weight which our sensibilities have not...
Normal. She wanted normal and so did I. “You know what’s normal?””What?” She wiped away her remaining tears. “Calculus.
It had been so long since she’d given herself permission to just feel without thinking, to act without discussing the consequences. And yeah, there would be consequences, she had no doubt.
[M]y favorite teacher was explaining that you don’t say but however. These are pleonasms: the use of more words than necessary to express an idea. There are times in life that are very but however.
Don’t bother trying to explain your emotions. Live everything as intensely as you can and keep whatever you felt as a gift from God. The best way to destroy the bridge between the visible and...
Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotion...
People who inspire such contradictory emotions must be worthwhile, I reasoned.
The vocabulary of endearment, complaint, and abuse, provides, I think, almost the only specimens of words that are purely emotional, words from which all imaginative or conceptual content has vanished, so that they have no...
Goals doesn’t leave you like men, goals wait, they wait for their achievers.
Conversation, to take another example, is one of the common pleasures of life, but not all conversation is pleasurable. The stutterer finds talking painful, and the listener is equally pained. Persons who are inhibited in...
Now I know without a shadow of doubt that you can’t chase away those images, let alone the visible holes that burrow deep down inside. You can’t chase away the reverberations or the memories that...
Take lightly what you hear about individuals. We need not distort trust for our paltry little political agendas. We tend to trust soulless, carried information more than we trust soulful human beings; but really most...
Was I on something? Yes, love. The strongest drug there is.
A common fallacy in much of the adverse criticism to which science is subjected today is that it claims certainty, infallibility and complete emotional objectivity. It would be more nearly true to say that it...
It’s OK Rosa. Whatever you have to say to me, it’s OK. Don’t be afraid – nothing will come between us now.
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