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Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors.

Author: Jean Baudrillard

Profession: French Postmodern Philosopher, Writer

See that each hour's feelings, and thoughts and actions are pure and true; then your life will be also.

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

When the senses contact sense objects, a person experiences cold or heat, pleasure or pain. These experiences are fleeting they come and go. Bear them patiently.

Author: Bhagavad Gita

Profession: Sanskrit Poem Incorporated Into the Mahabharata

Feeling without judgment is a washy draught indeed; but judgment untempered by feeling is too bitter and husky a morsel for human deglutition.

Author: Charlotte Bronte (1816-1855)

Profession: British Novelist

He disliked emotion, not because he felt lightly, but because he felt deeply.

Author: John Buchan (1875-1940)

Profession: Scottish Writer, Statesman

Our best evidence of what people truly feel and believe comes less from their words than from their deeds.

Author: Robert Cialdini

Profession: American Professor of Psychology

Lose/Win people bury a lot of feelings. And unexpressed feelings come forth later in uglier ways. Psychosomatic illnesses often are the reincarnation of cumulative resentment, deep disappointment and disillusionment repressed by the Lose/Win mentality. Disproportionate rage or anger, overreaction to minor provocation, and cynicism are other embodiments of suppressed emotion. People who are constantly repressing, not transcending feelings toward a higher meaning find that it affects the quality of their relationships with others.

Author: Stephen R. Covey

Profession: American Speaker, Author of "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People"

It's not sissy to show your feeling.

Author: Princess of Wales Diana (1961-1997)

Profession: Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales

To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling too much on any particular occasion.

Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)

Profession: British Novelist

Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

Individuality is founded in feeling; and the recesses of feeling, the darker, blinder strata of character, are the only places in the world in which we catch real fact in the making, and directly perceive how events happen, and how work is actually done.

Author: William James (1842-1910)

Profession: American Psychologist, Professor, Author

Feelings are like chemicals, the more you analyze them the worse they smell.

Author: Charles Kingsley (1819-1875)

Profession: British Author, Clergyman

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that's my religion.

Author: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Profession: Sixteenth President of the USA

Feelings are everywhere -- be gentle.

Author: J. Masai


Your emotions affect every cell in your body. Mind and body, mental and physical, are intertwined.

Author: Thomas Tutko