Best Quotes About Feelings

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

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

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

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

We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict. -Jim Morrison

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

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

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

Drawn by warm nostalgic feelings for the place and by two sweet little words: 'Open Bar.' -William E. Geist

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

We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings. -Louis Nizer

Great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of illusion. -Robert Burton

Idealism springs from deep feelings, but feelings are nothing without the formulated idea that keeps them whole. -Jacques Barzun

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

Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly. -Lawrence G. Lovasik

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

I'm not just a boy toy. I have feelings and dreams like anybody else. -Jon Stewart

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

Our 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

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

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

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. -Buddha

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

When we have 'second thoughts' about something, our first thoughts don't seem like thoughts at all – just feelings. -Sydney J. Harris

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

Mankind are governed more by their feelings than by reason. -Samuel Adams

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

Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights. -John Wooden

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

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

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

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

U2 is an original species… there are colours and feelings and emotional terrain that we occupy that is ours and ours alone. -Bono

All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it. -Jean Cocteau

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

A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task I find of governing it well. -Louisa May Alcott

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

Fanaticism obliterates the feelings of humanity. -Edward Gibbon

You should not believe your conscience and your feelings more than the word which the Lord who receives sinners preaches to you. -Martin Luther

Nothing is more repugnant to me than brotherly feelings grounded in the common baseness people see in one another. -Milan Kundera

It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs. -Thomas Hardy

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

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

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

Of what use is a philosopher who doesn't hurt anybody's feelings? -Diogenes

Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and a rascal when the feelings evaporate. -Sallust

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. -Constantin Stanislavski

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

Who ever has no fixed opinions has no constant feelings. -Joseph Joubert

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

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

I think one's feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results. -Florence Nightingale

Not to expose your true feelings to an adult seems to be instinctive from the age of seven or eight onwards. -George Orwell

All great discoveries are made by men whose feelings run ahead of their thinking. -Charles Henry Parkhurst

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

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

The feelings of my smallness and my nothingness always kept me good company. -Pope John XXIII

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

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

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

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

It's okay to eat fish because they don't have any feelings. -Kurt Cobain

Contempt is the weapon of the weak and a defense against one's own despised and unwanted feelings. -Alice Miller

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

I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings. -Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings. -Agnes Martin

My gut feelings and my faith tell me that until God shuts a door, no human can shut it. -Olusegun Obasanjo

The Japanese have a strong tendency to suppress their own feelings. That's the Japanese character. They kill their own emotions. -Ichiro Suzuki

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

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

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

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

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

An art aims, above all, at producing something beautiful which affects not our feelings but the organ of pure contemplation, our imagination. -Eduard Hanslick

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

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

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

First feelings are always the most natural. -Louis XIV

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

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

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

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

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

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

I am not learned, but I have as good feelings as any man. -Joseph Smith, Jr.

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

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

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

Sentimentalism is the working off on yourself of feelings you haven't really got. -D. H. Lawrence

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

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

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

God doesn't dwell in the wooden, stony or earthen idols. His abode is in our feelings, our thoughts. -Chanakya

I know it is all right. I wish I could make you feel so, I wish I could describe my feelings. -Thomas Starr King

It's important not to indicate. People don't try to show their feelings, they try to hide them. -Robert De Niro

The way I choose to show my feelings is through my songs. -Marianne Faithfull

Take pleasure in your dreams; relish your principles and drape your purest feelings on the heart of a precious lover. -Giotto di Bondone

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

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

I waged war against my feelings. -John James Audubon

Cynthia's lyrics always expressed the feelings people felt but they couldn't express themselves. -Barry Mann

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

It was one of the marvellous feelings of the film, having the music going in your head while doing scenes. -Dinah Sheridan

Yes, there are times when I get extremely depressed and how I sublimate those feelings is through music. -Peter Steele

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

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

God knows, I never want to hurt someone's feelings. -Selma Blair

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

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

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

I think your program has to reflect what your basic feelings are. I'll plead guilty to that. -Frank Reynolds

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

I think the feelings in my music were suggested to me before I even had the ability to play music. -John Frusciante

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

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

It's hard for me to put my feelings into words. -Joaquin Phoenix

I don't necessarily want people to know all my intimate feelings about Tracey. -Babyface

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

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

And I think from a male perspective, we have men talking about their feelings and it being okay. -Morris Chestnut

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

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

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

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

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

Kinsey would identify himself with Galileo in moments of feelings of persecution. -Bill Condon

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

You show your vulnerability through relationships, and those feelings are your soft spot. You need to have a soft spot. -Victoria Pratt

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

We can't be intimate because we can't share feelings that we don't have. -Keith Miller

My feelings towards Scott Card are pretty mixed. Politically, he and I are pretty far apart. -Cory Doctorow

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

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

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

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

And I don't believe that melodramatic feelings are laughable – they should be taken absolutely seriously. -Rainer Werner Fassbinder

I've suffered too much to hide my feelings. -Isabelle Adjani

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

I have inspiration and feelings of being alive most every day I live. -Judy Collins

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

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

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

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

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

I'm getting those familiar feelings, and I'm just going to enjoy the process of getting to know someone again. -Kevin Costner

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

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

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

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

You can't not have feelings about country clubs, whichever side you're on. -Harold Ramis

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

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 Harding Davis

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

I have deep feelings for the welfare and comfort of others. -DeForest Kelley

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

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

A poem might be defined as thinking about feelings – about human feelings and frailties. -Anne Stevenson

Yes, I do often write poems from the mind, but I hope I don't ignore feelings and emotions. -Anne Stevenson

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

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

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

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

In order to feel contempt, you generally need to cherish some kind of feelings. -Ryszard Kapuscinski

The more we can get together and talk about various perspectives, feelings, beliefs, the better. -William P. Leahy

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

There is no other who experiences your thoughts or your feelings. -John Buchanan Robinson

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

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

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

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

The poet must decide not to impose his feelings in order to write without sentimentality. -John Barton

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 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? -Frances Wright

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The dimensions of my feelings are too violent. -Klaus Kinski

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

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

I've never been uncomfortable putting my heart on display, my feelings on display, certainly with an audience. -David Coverdale

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

When a man is able to connect with his feelings, he is able to care more. -Warren Farrell

As an artist, I want to interpret my feelings – not run across the street and ask what my mother thinks. -Ralph Bakshi

There's another way of making music, by touching the lives and feelings of ordinary people. -Gavin Bryars

It is important to express oneself… provided the feelings are real and are taken from your own experience. -Berthe Morisot

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

The music business is motivated by money. Music is motivated by energy and feelings. -Erykah Badu

The attitude of physiological psychology to sensations and feelings, considered as psychical elements, is, naturally, the attitude of psychology at large. -Wilhelm Wundt

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

When something is bothering me, I write a song that tells my feelings. -Loretta Lynn

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

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

Get up from that piano. You hurtin' its feelings. -Jelly Roll Morton

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

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

Shakespeare lets us see real people undergoing real processes, with real feelings. -Vanessa Redgrave

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

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

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

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

The most sinister aspect of Jack is his detachment, his ability to distance himself from his feelings. -Victor Garber

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

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

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

Music commands how we feel, dictates what we experience in our feelings. -Sheryl Crow

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

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

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. -Federica Montseny

The modern artist is working with space and time, and expressing his feelings rather than illustrating. -Jackson Pollock

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 Kuang

Sacrifices are concerned with the feelings of devotion and longing. -Xun Kuang

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I keep reviewing my feelings about the supernatural. -Tony Visconti

It has been very erotic and provocative for people to wonder about my feelings for women. -Catherine Deneuve

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

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

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

I was a master at keeping my feelings in. -Mark David Chapman

You will never know the feeling of a driver when winning a race. The helmet hides feelings that cannot be understood. -Ayrton Senna

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

As regards my feelings about drummers – there's Buddy Rich, and then there's everybody else. -Mel Torme

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

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

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

I let my personal feelings take care of themselves. I find that works better. -Anna Held

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

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

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

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

Women are a little more assertive in terms of our ability to express our feelings when we fall in love. -Alicia Machado

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

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

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

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

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

My feelings about myself have been terrible. -Alvin Ailey

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

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

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

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

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

Unfortunately, inner feelings and potential are often stunted by our parents, relatives or peers. -Willie Stargell

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

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

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

I think that is what film and art and music do; they can work as a map of sorts for your feelings. -Bruce Springsteen

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

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

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

Poets deal in writing about feelings and trying to find the language and images for intense feelings. -Carol Ann Duffy

The greatest happiness is to transform one's feelings into action. -Madame de Stael

A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally. -Oscar Wilde

Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts? -Confucius

Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings, and not by the intellect. -Herbert Spencer

Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings – always darker, emptier and simpler. -Friedrich Nietzsche

Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings… and lawyers. -Richard Pryor

I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent. -Marilyn Monroe

Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to events or objects in the world. -George Santayana

None of this was written to hurt anybody's feelings. -Ric Flair

A man who will not lie to a woman has very little consideration for her feelings. -Olin Miller

Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility. -William Wordsworth

The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite; no incident occurred from which my rage and misery could not extract its food. -Mary Shelley

Mixed feelings, like mixed drinks, are a confusion to the soul. -George Carman

I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt, working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids! -Arianna Huffington

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

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

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

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

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

I'm not used to introspection. I've never lingered on my feelings. The show must go on. -Brenda Lee

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

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

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

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

The man of sensibility is too busy talking about his feelings to have time for good deeds. -Mason Cooley

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

As a small child, I felt in my heart two contradictory feelings, the horror of life and the ecstasy of life. -Charles Baudelaire

My reason, it's true, controls my feelings, but whatever its authority, it doesn't rule them so much as tyrannize them. -Pierre Corneille

There are some moments in life, some feelings; one can only point to them and pass by. -Ivan Turgenev

I am a Senator against my wishes and feelings, which I regret more than any other of my life. -Andrew Jackson

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

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

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

Who among us has the strength to oppose petty egoism, those petty good feelings, pity and remorse? -Ivan Turgenev

The Public – a thing I cannot help looking upon as an enemy, and which I cannot address without feelings of hostility. -John Keats

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

I have very strong feelings about how you lead your life. You always look ahead, you never look back. -Ann Richards

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

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

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

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

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

I don't think you learn how to act. You learn how to use your emotions and feelings. -Marion Cotillard

We apply law to facts. We don't apply feelings to facts. -Sonia Sotomayor

Everything I do is blown out of proportion. It really hurts my feelings. -Paris Hilton

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

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

I'm not afraid to write my feelings in songs. -Taylor Swift

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

And by endlessly sanitizing our feelings, we actually feed a disgruntled nation. -Fiona Shaw

To me, the job of the artist is to provide a useful and intelligent vocabulary for the world to be able to articulate feelings they experience everyday, and otherwise wouldn't have the means to express in a meaningful and useful way. -Mos Def

Musicians from the beginning of time have been there to express the mood and the musical feelings in the air for whatever's going on in that particular culture. It's the greatest joy as a musician to be able to translate that, be part of something and watch the scenery around you. -Trey Anastasio

I have no shame around the fact that I can be shot into suicidal feelings by certain people's treatment of me. I am no different to any other person, I therefore act as I believe any other person should be free to. -Sinead O'Connor

People who express suicidal feelings are least likely to act on them. -Sinead O'Connor

In Sweden everybody has this perfect surface. Everyone's very polite and controls their feelings. -Noomi Rapace

Too many people don't do things for fear of falling. You'll never get good unless you fall. Experiences and new accomplishments are feelings we should never lose. -Robin Quivers

Each album has its own cycle. We wanted to capture all those feelings and moments for this touring cycle. -Brad Delson

When you start becoming really successful, the demons start to tempt you – the demons of vanity and self importance, drug abuse, the feelings of fraudulence. But, it's also a thrill. That's what I found weird. -Ethan Hawke

For me, the bulimia was about stuffing my emotions. So I stopped suppressing my feelings. -Cheryl James

You can sometimes get your own feelings across more strongly if you pretend that you're singing it from someone else's angle. But it's always from me. It's just a new way of framing it. -Chris Martin

My boarding school experience was the only thing I had strong enough feelings to write about for hundreds and hundreds of pages. I can still smell the formaldehyde of the fetal pigs in biology. -Curtis Sittenfeld

There are some things that, if you say them out loud, will hurt the other person's feelings. I tend to say them anyway. It's better to be honest. -Katherine Heigl

I think that everybody has a right to their own thoughts, their own feelings and their own private moments, if they want them. -Katherine Heigl

Showing young children in these communities, that there are outlets for their feelings, that there is room in a space for their stories to be told, and that they will be applauded – and it's not about ego, it's about connection: that their pain is everybody else's pain. -Tom Hiddleston

I write about my feelings, things that happen in my life and experiences. -Aaron Carter

Having a dream, living that dream, losing that dream, dreaming again and then having that dream come true again is one of the greatest feelings ever because I'm stronger. -Aaron Carter

Asian people have a unique way about them and a different sense of beauty. It's exotic to me. I like they way Asians project their feelings. There's a hardness to the culture, but at the same time there's a delicateness. -Paz Vega

As an actress, I'm drawn to emotion and expressing the human condition in all its forms, and I'm fortunate to have thoughts and feelings at my fingertips. -Diane Keaton

People forget that I'm a human being, just because I play a sport that everybody loves. We're human. We're not invincible. We share the same feelings and emotions that people on the outside feel. I don't think people really understand that. -Terrell Owens

When I sing for myself, I probably sing for anyone who has any kind of hurt, any kind of bad feelings, good feelings, ups and downs, highs and lows, that kind of thing. -Etta James

I think it's a very old and deep-seated double standard that holds that when a man writes about family and feelings, it's literature with a capital L, but when a woman considers the same topics, it's romance, or a beach book – in short, it's something unworthy of a serious critic's attention. -Jennifer Weiner

My own father didn't talk a lot about feelings or emotions. -Mitch Albom

I didn't want to repeat my mistakes so I stopped, took some time out and started having therapy. My songs were bringing up feelings inside of me I didn't really understand, so I wanted to understand where they were coming from to help me be a better person and a better songwriter. -Neil Diamond

I have a feeling, one of those gut feelings, that I'll make pretty good movies the rest of my life. -Paul Thomas Anderson

I love it when talented actors can bring characters to life. Anybody who wears their feelings on their sleeve and has a harder, crusty shell – like I do – is definitely protecting an inner sensitivity. -Fred Durst

I want to clear my mind a little bit and give my mind a little bit of time to breathe so I can pinpoint or at least nail down feelings I'm having and that I've had for the last however long. I need to nail them down long enough to actually write about and elaborate on them. -Fred Durst

I will do almost anything for the sake of a joke or for the sake of someone's real belief in something to help tell a story. I will not do something shocking for the sake of being nasty. If it's not hurting anyone's feelings, I'm in on the joke. -Selma Blair

I never thought that buying supplements and vitamins, it was going to hurt anybody's feelings. -David Ortiz

In treatment, all of the negative things I did were stripped away and I had to start processing my feelings. -Demi Lovato

Anybody who wears their feelings on their sleeve and has a harder, crusty shell – like I do – is definitely protecting an inner sensitivity. -Fred Durst

Sometimes I feel like I used to be a person that liked to express himself a lot and put my feelings out there. -Fred Durst

It's hard to do that with people who think emotionally. A lot of people think in terms of people, emotions, and feelings. That's more complicated. Engineering mentality makes it, in theory, a little easier. -Marc Andreessen

Whenever somebody hates you too much it usually means they have deeper feelings for you because nobody bothers to hate you unless they actually feel something. -Gabriel Mann

I don't want my poems to be sentimental, though I do acknowledge that sentiment is probably rather under-reported in a lot of people's feelings a lot of the time. -Andrew Motion

Why has everything got to be about feelings these days? In the old days, no one knew what anyone was feeling and, what's more, they weren't expected to. -Arabella Weir

Poetry is really a way of sharing feelings and ideas. -Caroline Kennedy

I wanted to do different movies. I wanted to do deeper movies. More human movies based on human feelings. -Christopher Lambert

There are people, radio talk show hosts, those kind of people, it's their job to only have one opinion, they can't tell you about their feelings. They have to go with what pays their bills. -Danny Bonaduce

At the last Celebration I spoke before an auditorium full of people and I could just feel the affection and the positive feelings that they were exuding. It was actually moving. I remember thinking, 'I'm not worthy,' because 'Star Wars' is so much bigger than all of us. -Mark Hamill

No one is drawn to writing about being happy or feelings of joy. -Bret Easton Ellis

Every book for me is an exorcism in some way or another, working through my feelings at the time. -Bret Easton Ellis

My parents took an interest in nothing, at home no books, no records. My mother and my father are the emblem of indifference, dryness and bad taste. My father is also terribly stingy, in life as well as in feelings: I have never seen him filling up the bathtub. -Vincent Gallo

Any romantic feelings for a 12-year-old are like entering into a fantasy world. -Wes Anderson

On the rare occasions when I spend a night in Oxford, the keeping of the hours by the clock towers in New College, and Merton, and the great booming of Tom tolling 101 times at 9 pm at Christ Church are inextricably interwoven with memories and regrets and lost joys. The sound almost sends me mad, so intense are the feelings it evokes. -A. N. Wilson

And, you know, being able to wear the stars and stripes, when you step up on one of the blocks or, you know, when you step off of an airplane or when you hear the national anthem play, you know, it's one of the greatest feelings in the world because you know that there are people at home who are supporting you and watching you. -Michael Phelps

This idea that a book can either be about character and feeling, or about politics and idea, is just a false binary. Ideas are an expression of the feelings and the intense emotions we hold about the world. -Richard Powers

It's easy to fall into a funk and not want to exercise, or to really want that second piece of chocolate cake. I have to say, I fight against those feelings all year. But I try not to let myself sit in a rut like that. -JoJo

For an entire populace, change, growth, and spontaneity were dangerous. Acting upon a personal desire, whispering a hidden longing, revealing your true feelings – all the human actions we think of as essential to a character – had be censored by the self lest they be punished by the state. -Adam Johnson

When I was growing up, I wasn't taught how to feel or communicate feelings. -Jeremy Renner

I feel like all the songs are little scenes, different angles, of the feelings that come around something ending. -Norah Jones

Experienced happiness refers to your feelings, to how happy you are as you live your life. In contrast, the satisfaction of the remembering self refers to your feelings when you think about your life. -Daniel Kahneman

I just think I've always been sensitive and had difficulty containing my feelings, and I've always searched for outlets for that, because otherwise those feelings come out in chaotic ways that aren't always great. -Andrew Garfield

It's such a thrilling part about being in a relationship at a young age, and all your feelings are apocalyptic, all your emotions are so huge. -Marc Webb

Any 'artist' makes a living by expressing what others can't – because they're unaware of their feelings, they're too afraid to express those feelings, or they lack the skills to communicate and be understood. -Chuck Palahniuk

The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game. -Michael Jordan

Most 'reality' shows aren't reality at all. They're game shows with no prize. Like 'Rock of Love.' His aren't genuine feelings. Then again, Bob Barker didn't really care whether or not you won the toaster. Sorry to shatter everyone's dreams. -Hal Sparks

As a stand up, and often in acting, there is no place for the most intense feelings. Rage, genuine sorrow, naked hope… These things don't fit on a comedy stage and if you act you'll get to express them once in a while. Music is a place for the intensely personal. -Hal Sparks

I'm a movie maker, but I have the same feelings as the average guy out there. -Clint Eastwood

I can't hide my feelings. -Jack Kemp

Your feelings so are important to write down, to capture, and to remember because today you're heartbroken, but tomorrow you'll be in love again. -Taylor Swift

I feel the emotion that life conjures up and the songs I write get me closer to my feelings and realising who I am. It's a natural process. -Taylor Swift

I have some very personal feelings about politics, but I don't get into it because I do comedy already. -Jerry Lewis

What I do is I write mainly about very personal and rather lonely feelings, and I explore them in a different way each time. You know, what I do is not terribly intellectual. I'm a pop singer for Christ's sake. As a person, I'm fairly uncomplicated. -David Bowie

Most comedy is based on getting a laugh at somebody else's expense. And I find that that's just a form of bullying in a major way. So I want to be an example that you can be funny and be kind, and make people laugh without hurting somebody else's feelings. -Ellen DeGeneres

In the last three years of racing I've met as many women fans as men fans, and in NASCAR it's the same thing. My wife loves cars, but the difference is she doesn't have 20 years of understanding the background of them. She basically drives them and uses her gut feelings as to which is best. -Tim Allen

Favorite poems are like favorite children. We definitely have them but we never tell as the others would have their feelings hurt. -Nikki Giovanni

Football is a game about feelings and intelligence. -Jose Mourinho

A lot of the struggle I had with movies is I really loved moments and tones and feelings in a scene, and I loved creating those, but I never really had great stories to string them together. -Louis C. K.

A very painful part of being a parent is having really negative feelings about your children when you love them so much. -Louis C. K.

I went into acting because I'm easily bored. Acting seemed to give vent to a lot of different feelings. -Chad Everett

Rap culture is interesting and different and has purpose but it has a non-romantic view of life and of social feelings. There may be a void in that. -Hal David

A certain slightly cruel disregard for the feelings of living people is simply part of the package. I think a writer, if he's any good, is not an entirely benign entity in the world. -Michael Cunningham

In stand-up it really helps to play yourself and talk about your own feelings. You cannot fail to be original if you're just talking about what you think about X, Y and Z. Unless you've got a twin brother who's also a stand-up. -Eddie Izzard

I've always described my taste in fashion and music as being very eclectic and uniquely based off my feelings that day. That's the wonderful thing about style. You can be whatever you want to be. You can describe yourself however you want to describe yourself. -Hayden Panettiere

On 'The Office,' so much of the show is about disguising your true feelings and your romantic feelings because it was a mock documentary. -Mindy Kaling

I'm a guy desperately in need of buffers. I have big feelings, big reactions, big emotions. All the things that serve me as an artist, but challenge me as a socially-responsible human being. -Kurt Sutter

Why not share with the world the way it is and tell them my feelings about my cat, and how I played with my kids, and how addicted to Christmas time I am, and the smell of pine needles and hearing my kids laugh. -Steven Tyler

Brides today are increasingly sensitive to the tastes, feelings and finances of their attendants. -Vera Wang

If we didn't want to upset anyone, we would make films about sewing, but even that could be dangerous. But I think finally, in a film, it is how the balance is and the feelings are. But I think there has to be those contrasts and strong things within a film for the total experience. -David Lynch

I like writing for children. It seems to me that most people underestimate their understanding and the strength of their feelings and in my books for them I try to put this right. -Nina Bawden

I work because I have issues and questions and feelings and thoughts that I want to have a look at. I'm not in need of, or wanting, particularly, to know what other folk are up to. -Twyla Tharp

I've never been one for keeping a journal, so my songs were my journals. They allowed me to express my feelings and let people know what was going on with me. I knew that somebody would relate. -Janet Jackson

Fashion is about good energy. It's about feelings. That's what I have to give the people, good energy and good feelings. -Adriana Lima

I think what is British about me is my feelings and awareness of others and their situations. English people are always known to be well mannered and cold but we are not cold – we don't interfere in your situation. If we are heartbroken, we don't scream in your face with tears – we go home and cry on our own. -Michael Caine

Many people, especially young people, would like to be more independent and on their own. But it is very difficult and they suffer from feelings of isolation. I think that is one reason why young readers support my work. -Haruki Murakami

I'm a satirist, so I've got boxing gloves on if the person is worthy of satire. But I'm not an assassin. If that ever happens, it's only because something happened during the interview that got me going, and then I had to translate my feelings to the mouth of the character. -Stephen Colbert

I don't think you can work on feelings in politics, apart from anything else, political change can come very unexpectedly, sometimes overnight when you least expect it. -Aung San Suu Kyi

I've always had to force myself to make friends and speak to people. My parents were quiet, and it took me a while to get used to the fact that people talk about their feelings, their problems. -Helen Hunt

I think a movie is a media that is evoking feelings. -Ang Lee

China once again disgusts the world, portraying the image of a cruel, perverted people devoid of any feelings towards animals. -Brigitte Bardot

Basically, what I'm saying is there is nothing fake about what I do. I'm up-front, I'm real, I'm honest and I'm open with my feelings. -Christina Aguilera

I deal with postpartum feelings by reaching out to mom friends. I became very close with some of the women in my prenatal yoga class. -Alyssa Milano

I don't want my work to be an exposure of my feelings. -Jasper Johns

Becoming a parent erased many of my negative childhood feelings and filled them in with something new. -Mariska Hargitay

We may overcompensate for our feelings of powerlessness by attempting to control and manipulate other people and our environment. Or we may eventually burst forth with uncontrolled rage that is highly exaggerated and distorted by its long suppression. -Shakti Gawain

I'm not one to sit and wallow – I would rather figure out a way around so I can move past it and be at peace with things. I don't like bad feelings gnawing away at me. -Sarah McLachlan

But I believe we must not allow feelings of defeat to take root in our hearts. -Daisaku Ikeda

Beijing's Olympics were very grand – they were trying to throw a party for the world, but the hosts didn't enjoy it. The government didn't care about people's feelings because it was trying to create an image. -Ai Weiwei

China has not established the rule of law and if there is a power above the law there is no social justice. Everybody can be subjected to harm. I'm just a citizen: my life is equal in value to any other. But I'm thankful that when I lost my freedom so many people shared feelings and put such touching effort into helping me. -Ai Weiwei

The internet is a wild land with its own games, languages and gestures through which we are starting to share common feelings. -Ai Weiwei

You cannot share your life with a dog, as I had done in Bournemouth, or a cat, and not know perfectly well that animals have personalities and minds and feelings. -Jane Goodall

Teachers need to be comfortable talking about feelings. -Daniel Goleman

I'm a walker. I enjoy walking, which I think psychologically expresses my feelings of wanting liberation without exerting myself too much. -Janeane Garofalo

I have no human feelings. -Karl Lagerfeld

If I have any sexist feelings they are aimed at men: I hate manly men. -David Bailey

I don't wear my political feelings on my sleeve. However, if I'm asked, I will answer honestly. -Eartha Kitt

Cats are anthropomorphised in art because they are so laid back that you automatically attribute human thoughts and feelings to them. -Jim Davis

Not every song has to be about love and tenderness, sometimes you have those strictly physical feelings for somebody and it's okay to have those feelings. -Adam Levine

When I write, I try to think back to what I was afraid of or what was scary to me, and try to put those feelings into books. -R. L. Stine

In looking at Hollywood and its structure, the director controls the medium, and I want to be in control of certain things. I want to be able to get my own ideas and my own feelings out there, and the only way to do that is to be behind the camera. -Jamie Foxx

Your 40s are a major trough. About the age of 50, feelings of satisfaction begin to rebound and keep rising into your 50s, 60s and 70s, with health being a major factor. -Jane Pauley

Part of why I started a band was due to feelings of shyness and social ineptitude. I saw it as some way of being able to interact with people from a safe distance. -Jarvis Cocker

I want to play for my country, play for everybody, and I want to be there. I just feel like I have so many feelings and I want to play in the Olympics and feel how special if I can win that tournament. -Yani Tseng

Picture being forced to talk endlessly about your feelings and listen and care when what you needed was just to get something done. -Liz Phair

I think I write songs because of pent-up feelings. -Liz Phair

When you sing with a group of people, you learn how to subsume yourself into a group consciousness because a capella singing is all about the immersion of the self into the community. That's one of the great feelings – to stop being me for a little while and to become us. That way lies empathy, the great social virtue. -Brian Eno

All cultures have these feelings about non-functional areas of activity. And the more time people have on their hands, the more they commit it to those areas. -Brian Eno

My feelings of revulsion and foreboding about nuclear weapons had not changed an iota since 1945, and they have never left me. Since I was 14, the overriding objective of my life has been to prevent the occurrence of nuclear war. -Daniel Ellsberg

Some people harbour an awkward clash of feelings – homosexual attraction on the one hand and shame or embarrassment about that attraction on the other. It is well known that the mind struggles to sustain conflicting views. -Evan Davis

When I went to Egypt right after 9/11 I was very upset. I used to live in Egypt. I had a lot of friends there. I spent two years teaching there. I had very fond feelings for that part of the world, and the fact that a culture I liked so much had attacked my own culture was really very upsetting to me. -Lawrence Wright

I always have those feelings – lucky and blessed – and I don't know if they'll ever go away. I really hope they don't, as I think it keeps you grounded. That's how I feel about every film I do. -Teresa Palmer

As an African-American, I know all too well the negative thoughts and feelings hatred and bigotry cause. -Tim Hardaway

I am committed to examining my feelings and will recognize, appreciate and respect the differences among people in our society. -Tim Hardaway

I like my parents but they are just not good parents. They are nice enough people. I'm not interested in hurting their feelings. -Adam Carolla

I have feelings that are to the right, and I have feelings that land on the left side of the aisle. The thing is if you have 10 views that land you on the left side of the aisle and two views that land you on the right side of the aisle, then people just put you on the right side of the aisle. I'm not sure why. -Adam Carolla

I've heard other gay people say when they were growing up they felt 'foreign.' Growing up, I was able to label these feelings as: 'I'm a Protestant.' It wasn't until I left, I thought: 'Oh, those weren't Protestant feelings.' -Graham Norton

Of course 'Hamlet' is a debate about the nature and morality of revenge and whether it is right to do something to assuage your angry feelings. -Samuel West

Most of the time my own family feels like I don't need anything, I'm tough as nails and I don't have any feelings about anything. They really think that I'm this super tough person. I have a tough exterior, but I get upset. I have feelings and all those things. I wear my heart on my sleeve. -NeNe Leakes

I do think there's a spiritual element in the world, yes. Have I experienced a ghost firsthand, per se? No. I guess I've experienced feelings or some kind of a presence. But I certainly haven't seen any kind of transparent entity running around. -Carrie Preston

I do consider myself British. I have very strong feelings about my British heritage. -Slash

I got married because I wanted to do something that was more than I understood, because my feelings were more than I understood. -Mandy Patinkin

The local community is very important in one's life; the feelings of identification with a place and people. -Alexander McCall Smith

A lot of people enjoyed the film 'Haywire' and a lot of people have mixed feelings on it but regardless, a lot of people have said really wonderful things about it being my first experience, that the fighting they absolutely enjoyed. So I think I've gotten a lot more fans, actually. -Gina Carano

There's something about a roller coaster that triggers strong feelings, maybe because most of us associate them with childhood. They're inherently cinematic; the very shape of a coaster, all hills and valleys and sickening helices, evokes a human emotional response. -Diablo Cody

In my mind, as long as I did what was right for me, I was cool. But that's not the way it works. You have to think about other people and take their feelings into account. -Joe Nichols

I've been asked a lot about the state of dubstep in America, and everyone wants me to say something controversial, but I have no negative feelings toward anything, really. -James Blake

My mum especially listens to music in a way that is incredibly feelings-based. There's virtually no snobbery about what sounds are in it, she just wants to hear a song and that is quite refreshing. -James Blake

Though it's impossible for us to legislate one's thoughts and feelings, we still need things like affirmative action in place because without measures like it, people in charge would not have, sadly, enough impetus to do, as cliched as it sounds, the right thing. -Jonathan Coleman

I don't really have a lot of appropriate feelings for people on an individual basis, but I've always wanted to make people happy. -Dan Harmon

I don't know if I have any feelings about psychics. I never really met any. -Patrick Wilson

Music is what our feelings sound like. -Vera Farmiga

I feel like people want to be surprised when they get out of the movies. They want something thrown at them they didn't expect. They want stuff that reminds them of the feelings that you get when you're watching art house movies but with the fun of like a big summer movie. That's the goal, I guess. -Rian Johnson

My dad, like many Southern men, is this very emotionally expressive person who isn't as articulate in words about his feelings as he is with breaking a chair or something like that. -Lucy Alibar

Writing is my therapy. My feelings build up inside of me and then I sit down and write a song. -Colbie Caillat

I think brutal honesty is extremely important. Don't be afraid of being up-front about your feelings and your life. -Minka Kelly

I'm learning with the older that I get that some feelings are just universal and that I'm not the only one who hates their hair or their life at times. -Brie Larson

I would never intentionally want to hurt someone's feelings. -Sara Bareilles

Even if you know that what you'll say will hurt a woman's feelings, I've learned that it's better to be truthful with her than it is to cover up. Ultimate honesty is what a relationship is really about. -Stephen Moyer

The fact of the matter is that when there are feelings involved and you like someone, it doesn't matter if you're an actor, a teacher, a doctor, a lawyer, a receptionist – you can't really help it when you have feelings for someone. -Jessica Szohr

Women think that men don't talk about their feelings with guys. We do talk to friends about relationships, but it's succinct – 10 minutes, then we move on. -Chris Pine

Movie characters rarely get to think out loud or talk very much about their emotions. Instead they have to, very briefly, show their feelings through their action or through dialog. -Seth Grahame-Smith

My feelings towards the newspapers are very affectionate. -Annalena McAfee

A man is more frank and sincere with his emotions than a woman. We girls, I'm afraid, have a tendency to hide our feelings. -Marilyn Monroe

I'm good at disguising my feelings. -Michelle Pfeiffer

I'm not surprised, but I am disappointed that Katharine Carr Esters claims that she was 'tricked' into divulging her true feelings about Oprah and that she now denies that she revealed to me the identity of Oprah's biological father. -Kitty Kelley

Worrisome thoughts and their resulting feelings are a form of self strangulation. They not only strangle your emotions. They affect your physical life as well, and your ability to focus and get things done. -Andrew J. Bernstein

Find the beliefs that are strangling your feelings, challenge them for your sake as well as theirs, and see how it feels to love someone without a thought about the future, simply for who they are today. -Andrew J. Bernstein

I love my early movies, but naturalism is an artist's early style. Now I want to deal with feelings, dreams, an acceptance of irrationality. -Irvin Kershner

It is so important to talk about your cancer and the feelings you have about it. -Mindy Sterling

One of the most powerful feelings in the world is after a really, really long run. -Ellie Goulding

If I could be more vague I'd write more about people in my life, but I hate hurting feelings or making people feel uncomfortable. I've done that before. Unless they're sad songs. Those get finished fast, but the mean ones often end up at the back of the bottom drawer and it's probably for the best. -Caitlin Rose

I think films about men are often about characters who don't want to express their feelings. You're supposed to kind of admire them for not expressing their feelings. And I feel that's a bit dull. Women's stories often have stronger emotional content, which I enjoy doing. What I really love doing is mixing that with humor. -Nigel Cole

Governments have always been wary of the arts because they're wayward and ambiguous and because they deal with feelings rather than facts. -Richard Eyre

What we hold in our heads – our memory, our feelings, our thoughts, our sense of our own history – is the sum of our humanity. -Richard Eyre

Looking forward, it might prove constructive to examine the true historical record of an issue prior to assuming the worst of anyone's motive and deconstructing and questioning anyone's Democratic bona fides. After all, we liberals got feelings. -Gary Ackerman

We're really all alone. We can't ever get inside another person's spirit, and see the world they do. So we are alone in that sense. The only way we have to communicate feelings is through words. -Nick Nolte

I've always been a journal-keeper. I've always tried to write about how I'm experiencing life, and my feelings and thoughts. -Sue Monk Kidd

I'm of Neil Young's generation. Neil Young's songs have spoken to what it's like to be at least a white male of his generation over the years. Endlessly, he's sung about the stuff that I really care about. He's put into words the feelings that hit you at different transitional moments in life. -Jonathan Demme

I think that people that are not sensitive, who seem to bang through life, do survive, but I don't think they get the really soaring feelings that people who are more artistically bent can get. -Fannie Flagg

Dogs do have feelings, I gather. -Kevin Kline

When I was a child, I did always feel that people were hiding things, and that they weren't expressing their true feelings. When adults are too complicated, and cover their emotions with layers of well-intentioned subterfuge, the child isn't seeing reality clearly enough and gets upset. -Wallace Shawn

And I like to convey my feelings, my emotions, my experience, the information I have to public use, public opinion. -Vicente Fox

I have to give moral support to my supporters. If I'm not going to fight anymore, that might hurt the feelings of my supporters. They are fighting for democracy. They are fighting for the rule of law. -Thaksin Shinawatra

I think one of the downsides of the sort of obsession with romantic love and personal fulfillment is that the plain fact of the matter is that those feelings don't last for ever and so they better be replaced and reinforced by things that do. -Mary Archer

I never experienced any feelings of closeness and caring from my parents. -Alan Sugar

You see in times of crisis that extremist forces, populist forces, have a better ground to oversimplify things and to manipulate feelings. Feelings of fear. -Jose Manuel Barroso

At the end of the day it's going to hurt your feelings if someone says something mean about you, but I've learned to take a step back and ask myself if it's really going to affect me, if this person who I'm never going to know or meet doesn't like me – and it doesn't. -Lauren Conrad

With my feelings, I hold a lot in, because I didn't always have boundaries and people would take advantage of situations because I'm a nice guy. -Kellan Lutz

Well, there's just some universal truths in a way that I've just observed to be true. You read Voltaire. You read modern literature. Anywhere you go, there's these observations about romantic love and what it does people, and these rotten feelings that rarely are people meaning to do that to each other. -Feist

For me, I still have feelings for all of my ex-girlfriends. In different parts of my life, I would miss that person. There's something that drew me to that person, and I shared something with them. -Miles Teller

The best thing about science is that hard, empirical answers are always there if you look hard enough. The best thing about religion is that the very absence of that certainty is what requires – and gives rise to – deep feelings of faith. -Jeffrey Kluger

I'm completely in love with the world but also terrified of it. It creates some overwhelming feelings. Wanting to battle out that joy and fear is part of my music. -Florence Welch

One of the most terrible feelings in the world is knowing that someone else doesn't like you. Especially when you don't know what you've done to deserve it. -Ariana Grande

Within us – the heart of us, really – is a 'ground' that is to our thoughts and feelings, our relationships with others and ourselves, as is the Earth to the leaves that first race across her and then, no longer able to run, give themselves up to nourish her body so that she may give birth again come the spring. -Guy Finley

Genuine happiness comes from within, and often it comes in spontaneous feelings of joy. -Andrew Weil

Successful prime-time television of any genre produces some kind of emotional reaction in the viewers. There are a lot of different emotions to tap into. The emotion of the reward of discovery, the feeling of righteous anger, the feelings of pathos and sadness, or sentimentality of being moved by something. -Chris Hayes

My feelings about my mortality are less selfish than they used to be. I used to affect a cavalier attitude to death; now I see it from my son's perspective. -Rufus Sewell

While nobody has identified any gene for religion, there are certainly some candidate genes that may influence human personality and confer a tendency to religious feelings. Some of the genes likely to be involved are those which control levels of different chemicals called neurotransmitters in the brain. -Robert Winston

Religion has endured since the dawn of human consciousness precisely because it encompasses so much of being human. No idea has endured so long, gathered up so many disparate needs and wants and feelings, and inspired so many different paths towards understanding it. -Robert Winston

I have mixed feelings about 'Car 54, Where Are You?' Because we shot it as a musical and whoever the studio head was at Orion, or whoever the powers that be were, cut all but, like, two musical numbers out of it. That is the same as cutting the musical numbers out of 'The Wizard Of Oz'; it wouldn't be that interesting. -John C. McGinley

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

Emphasis in the Marine Corps isn't on talking about your feelings. -Adam Driver

Regret is pointless. I never do anything without first deciding to do it based on facts and feelings, and if it doesn't work out how I hoped, oh well – there's another notch on my experience belt. -Isaac Marion

When I was going through puberty, I had all these feelings of being unstable through those years, and being uncontrollably drawn to things of beauty and things that are bad. -Park Chan-wook

I was having a lot of mixed feelings about the independent world as well as the label world. I feel like I've been in the game a long time, and you know, when it come to labels not seeing a fella being around the last five years, it's like, it's hard to convince them what I can do. -Raekwon

You connect with who you connect with, and if your feelings are strong enough then you'll make that work. -Jesse Metcalfe

Guilt is a poisonous illusion. Many languages don't even have a word for guilt. Sure, we all feel it. But we also get to decide if we're going to let guilt bring us down or not. Acknowledge the feelings, and then give yourself permission to let them go. -Kris Carr

I haven't always been vocal about my feelings, especially in a relationship. -Tamar Braxton

We now live in the era of fake consensus, or phoney populism, a condition in which galleries and homes are seen to succeed best where they manage feelings of non-difference. -Andrew O'Hagan

Americans are very big about loving the dog first, so when you tell them you have to set rules and limitations, a lot of people believe it's going to hurt their feelings. They're actually looking for you to be the pack leader. -Cesar Millan

I certainly have routines in my day-to-day life that are important to me and still give me feelings of security and control, but the capacity to break out of them every so often as I travel has given me a second wind. -Daniel Tammet

Our thoughts and our feelings, of course, are not wholly objective, they're inherently subjective. And that's the danger, and I think as long as we're aware of it and can push back against it, I don't think that these two views are necessarily incompatible. -Daniel Tammet

Anyone who has a dog knows that they have some very deep thoughts, that they have moods and emotions, they get their feelings hurt. It's not a far reach to give them opinions and values and long-term desires. -Garth Stein

When I was little and I was introduced to Led Zeppelin, I didn't know what a zeppelin was or who Zeppelin was or what the machine was. The real meaning is whatever feelings and memories you attach to the music. -Kyp Malone

I drove through the stockyards of Texas on a motorcycle. It doesn't let you escape what surrounds you and what it smells like and feels like – and what hit me was the realization that something that was alive and had feelings will suffer before a piece of it is placed on our plates. -James Cromwell

My son John was just under a year old when I collapsed with a life-threatening kidney disease. The shame and guilt resulting from my unplanned pregnancy had continued to fester to the point that my toxic feelings literally poisoned my body. -Mary Manin Morrissey

Across the Atlantic, commercial therapy of all kinds provides so many more comfortable outlets for people when they are under pressure. The English tradition is to get a grip, whereas the American version is to get in touch with your feelings, to say: 'I'm a good person. Isn't it terrible when bad things happen to people like me?' -Peter York

Sociopaths don't have feelings; they can't. -Jeff Lindsay

I seem to have a natural tendency to want to share my own observations and feelings with other people, and writing seems to be the way I'm best equipped to do that. -Jerry Spinelli

I'm incapable of hiding my feelings when I'm around someone I don't like. -Joanne Harris

Words cannot express quite a lot of feelings, whereas a noise or tone or drone or sound, an accordion falling down a staircase, can somehow capture an emotion much better. -John Lydon

The best thing about being a writer is it gives you readers who understand your deepest feelings and fears. -Katherine Paterson

Everyone is an ocean inside. Every individual walking the street. Everyone is a universe of thoughts, and insights, and feelings. But every person is crippled in his or her own way by our inability to truly present ourselves to the world. -Khaled Hosseini

In film you can use images exclusively and narrate a whole story very quickly, but you don't always so easily find the form in cinema to dig deeper into human thoughts and emotions. And in a novel you can much more easily express a character's inner thoughts and feelings. -Laura Esquivel

I think that some of the greatest muckrakers and some of the greatest investigative journalists of all time had strong feelings about civil rights. There is a role for the journalist-advocate. And as long as you play your cards on the table, I think that's a role that we should allow. -Pete Earley

I think guilt is directional. You should get rid of it, but the way to get rid of it is not to get rid of the guilt feelings. It is to get rid of the wrong that you did that caused the guilt feelings. -Philip Yancey

Doing nothing means unplugging from the compulsion to always keep ourselves busy, the habit of shielding ourselves from certain feelings, the tension of trying to manipulate our experience before we even fully acknowledge what that experience is. -Sharon Salzberg

I wouldn't say I'm stuck in my adolescence, but I think, like a lot of people, I carry my teen years with me. I feel really in touch with those feelings, and how intense and complicated life seems in those years. -Sara Zarr

I love Paul Giamatti – God, that man is like a walking Chekhov. His connection to humanity is unbelievable, and those feelings of low self-esteem – the way that all comes together on the screen? Delicious. -Gary Shteyngart

Westerners, more than most Asians, are prone to feelings of fear, self-hatred, and unworthiness. -Jack Kornfield

Once you're done being president, you tend to want to defend your record more than plumb your inner feelings. I find it hard to imagine Obama going home at night and writing sensitive, introspective journal entries about his meeting with John Boehner. -Gail Collins

In all the difficult decisions that I made through the course of running Loudcloud and Opsware, I never once felt brave. In fact, I often felt scared to death. I never lost those feelings, but after much practice, I learned to ignore them. That learning process might also be called the courage development process. -Ben Horowitz

To control the breathing is to control the mind. With different patterns of breathing, you can fall in love, you can hate someone, you can feel the whole spectrum of feelings just by changing your breathing. -Marina Abramovic

Modern secular thought has its own dualism: It treats only the physical world as knowable and testable, while locking everything else – mind, spirit, morality, meaning – into the realm of private, subjective feelings. The so-called fact/value split. -Nancy Pearcey

Humans aren't as good as we should be in our capacity to empathize with feelings and thoughts of others, be they humans or other animals on Earth. -Neil deGrasse Tyson

Black women's feelings of responsibility for nurturing the children in their own extended family networks have stimulated a more generalized ethic of care where black women feel accountable to all the black community's children. -Patricia Hill Collins

I love ballads. I'm not into fast songs. I love to put my heart and all of my feelings into a song. -Leah LaBelle

There was a time I was no longer going to be black. I was going to be an 'intellectual.' When I was first looking around for colleges, thinking of colleges I couldn't afford to go to, I was thinking of being a philosopher. I began to understand then that much of my feelings about race were negative. -Walter Dean Myers

In the United States, the Supreme Court's decision of 1954, outlawing segregation in school systems, was greeted with mixed feelings of hope and skepticism by African-Americans. -John Henrik Clarke

Ministers should be Bible students. They should thoroughly furnish themselves with the evidences of our faith and hope, and then, with full control of the voice and their feelings, present these evidences in such a manner that the people can calmly weigh them, and decide upon the evidences presented. -Ellen G. White

Confound not faith and feeling together. They are distinct. Faith is ours to exercise. Believe, believe. Let your faith take hold of the blessing, and it is yours by faith. Your feelings have nothing to do with this faith. -Ellen G. White

When I realised that I had feelings for men as well as women, at first I was worried and frightened, and there was a certain amount of 'Who am I? Am I a criminal?' and so on. It took me a long time to come to terms with myself. Those were painful years – painful then and painful to look back on. -Vikram Seth

'Charlotte's Web,' which I read sitting on my mother's lap, was the most emotional experience: that was when I made the leap from seeing how to untangle words to realizing how books both contain and convey strong feelings. -Meg Wolitzer

I think in real life most of us don't know how to communicate our deepest feelings very well. -Linda Cardellini

Music evokes so many feelings in us, memories, nostalgia, things that are connected to our past. -Olga Kurylenko

People's love of sweets and guilty feelings about overindulgence are pretty universal. -Will Cotton

Prior to my father's death, I was having a hard time committing to a career as an artist, but that's not because of who he was – it was because of who I am. It's true, though, that I felt I shouldn't compete with him, and that those feelings went away after he died. -Kiki Smith

I've always had a tendency to push the envelope as far as it can go without hurting someone's feelings. -Martha Wainwright

We talk about feelings. And about sex. And about bodies, and their gratification, violation, repair, decoration, deferred, maybe permanently deferred, mortality. Feelings are a bodily thing, and respecting them is called, is, kindness. -A. S. Byatt

I don't have any regrets about not having kids. I've just never had those maternal feelings. I am a nurturer by nature, but I nurture adults: my friends, the people I work with. I don't want to nurture children. -Barbara Windsor

I don't display emotions. I have every feeling that everyone else has, but I've developed ways to suppress them. Anger is one of my most comfortable feelings. -Curtis Jackson

The trial by jury is a trial by 'the country,' in contradistinction to a trial by the government. The jurors are drawn by lot from the mass of the people, for the very purpose of having all classes of minds and feelings, that prevail among the people at large, represented in the jury. -Lysander Spooner

Now it is clear, that if the government can exclude, on account either of their opinions or feelings, any persons thus drawn by lot, the trial is no longer a trial by 'the country,' but only by a portion of the country. -Lysander Spooner

These are big trade-offs for a simple piece of cake – add five hundred calories, subtract well-being, allure, and self-esteem – and the feelings behind them are anything but vain or shallow. -Caroline Knapp

When I first began choreographing, I never thought of it as choreography but as expressing feelings. Though every piece is different, they are all trying to get at certain things that are difficult to put into words. In the work, everything belongs to everything else – the music, the set, the movement and whatever is said. -Pina Bausch

When you feel bad, find a person to talk to and cry with, to tell of your anger and other helpless feelings. -Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Water is to me, I confess, a phenomenon which continually awakens new feelings of wonder as often as I view it. -Michael Faraday

Although the events we appear to perceive in dreams are illusory, our feelings in response to dream content are real. Indeed, most of the events we experience in dreams are real; when we experience feelings, say, anxiety or ecstasy, in dreams, we really do feel anxious or ecstatic at the time. -Stephen LaBerge

It's tough growing up where I grew up. My family is very small and really tight. Just being around the neighborhood, my brothers were always around. I didn't want to be in any trouble because I knew my mom or brothers would find out. I didn't want to hurt their feelings. I just tried to do everything right. -Derrick Rose

You can only exist as far as your mind will allow you to exist, and I think chronic pain will stop time dead in its tracks. You feel like you're the only one, and how unfair it is, and a million different feel-sorry-for-yourself type feelings. -Phil Anselmo

I write to express my thoughts, my feelings. I want people to think. -Mattie Stepanek

Expressing my feelings and then the opportunity to share it with others is just such a gift. -Mattie Stepanek

Poetry is a beautiful way of expressing feelings – happy, sad, angry, caring. It's also a way that we share with other people, to help them with those feelings. -Mattie Stepanek

I think in terms of emotions. And feelings. So sometimes what I say may not always be clear. But creatively, there's a lot to be said for that way of thinking. -Brian Wilson

My mother used to tell me about vibrations. I didn't really understand too much of what that meant when I was just a boy. To think that invisible feelings, invisible vibrations existed scared me to death. -Brian Wilson

I love it when people are able to interpret thoughts and feelings on fabric or some kind of material. -Anne Hathaway

In articulating all my feelings about marriage equality, I almost don't know where to begin. And perhaps that's part of the problem. Why do we have to explain ourselves when it comes to issues of fairness and equality? Why is common sense not enough? -Scott Fujita

I never thought of myself as a king. People really want you to be their deity. They forget the fact that you are a person who has feelings and doubts. -John Gutfreund

Most of the time, feelings just seem to get in the way. They're a luxury for the idle, a bourgeois concept. Feelings are overrated. -Nick Cave

As every student in Philosophy 101 learns, nothing can force me to believe that anyone except me is conscious. This power to deny that other people have feelings is not just an academic exercise but an all-too-common vice, as we see in the long history of human cruelty. -Steven Pinker

I continue to be fascinated by the fact that feelings are not just the shady side of reason but that they help us to reach decisions as well. -Antonio Damasio

Interestingly enough, not all feelings result from the body's reaction to external stimuli. Sometimes changes are purely simulated in the brain maps. -Antonio Damasio

Consciousness, much like our feelings, is based on a representation of the body and how it changes when reacting to certain stimuli. Self-image would be unthinkable without this representation. -Antonio Damasio

India brings out so many different feelings in me. I've been fascinated with India and Indian culture as long as I can remember – ever since the '60s with the Beatles and Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. -Joe Perry

I don't go to church any more, but I think that Catholicism is rather like the brand they use on cattle: I feel so formed in that Catholic mould that I don't think I could adopt any other form of spirituality. I still get feelings of consolation about churches. -Rachel Cusk

The creativity of childhood was often surrendered amid feelings of unworthiness. So the idea that others are demanding to be given it back – to be 'taught' – is disturbing. -Rachel Cusk

Even if they knew the truth of their own feelings, most mothers would be socially and emotionally incapable of revealing it. -Rachel Cusk

As it stands, motherhood is a sort of wilderness through which each woman hacks her way, part martyr, part pioneer; a turn of events from which some women derive feelings of heroism, while others experience a sense of exile from the world they knew. -Rachel Cusk

I try to see what the priorities are and not get terribly fussed about things that don't matter. Not be swept away by feelings and emotions, which is my tendency. -Penelope Tree

I know that when I attached my sense of identity a little too closely to my work that I might be distracting myself from feelings of unworthiness. It wasn't the number of hours I worked or how bloodshot my eyes were that defined the difference. It was something internal. -Chip Conley

Art makes us feel less alone. It makes us think: somebody else has thought this, somebody else has had these feelings. -Alan Moore

I've always had bizarre, negative feelings about anything traditional, like marriage and family. I never thought something like that worked. -Gerard Way

I don't meditate in any formal way, but I often lie in bed or find myself in nature and enter into that state of quiet where I get images, feelings, or melodies. -Julian Lennon

Boxing is not about your feelings. It's about performance. -Manny Pacquiao

Your body is a vehicle of your emotions and a vehicle of feelings and a vehicle of whatever you need to get done in life. And you've got to take care of that vehicle. -Eva Longoria

The uncertainty of parenting can bring up feelings in us that range from frustration to terror. -Brene Brown

Kids who have an understanding of how and why their feelings are what they are are much more likely to talk to us about what's happening, and they have better skills to work it out. -Brene Brown

I've followed the lives of great musicians and have learned that you don't have to always write in pain. You have all of your past experiences, feelings, and thoughts that you can turn on when you need them and turn off when you don't. -Kaki King

I think people want to get married to end their emotional uncertainty. In a way, they want to end powerful feelings, or certainly the negative ones. -Alain de Botton

Sometimes I read about someone saying with great authority that animals have no intentions and no feelings, and I wonder, 'Doesn't this guy have a dog?' -Frans de Waal

If there is a spot where you have dictatorship, where people are not free, people are not satisfied, they do not find food and shelter, they are under the poverty level, this is a dangerous spot for the whole world, because those people will move, and they will move to different places. They will be carrying bad feelings towards others. -Mohammed Morsi

What does it mean to love someone with all your heart? It means to love with all your emotional feelings and with all your devotion. Surely when you love your wife with all your heart, you cannot demean her, criticize her, find fault with her, or abuse her by words, sullen behavior, or actions. -Ezra Taft Benson

I've been really privileged to work for two presidents – President Obama and President Clinton – who are both people of faith, who value faith, and who respect that others have the same feelings in their own lives. -Jack Lew

I love the process of discovering a new world – that's why I'm passionate about acting. It's just discovering life, feelings, ideas and thought. -Alice Braga

The only way that residual racist feelings could affect legislation, in my opinion, is through a lack of priorities, from not doing things. -John McWhorter

While it is useful to rebut charges and get your arguments out in circulation, you have to understand that arguments and evidence have little impact on people as long as their feelings tilt them against you. -Jonathan Haidt

If you have high IQ, you're really good at finding post-hoc arguments to support your feelings of truthiness. -Jonathan Haidt

Most people respond to my paintings quite generously, but there have been cases where I think people – a few critics in particular – were actually moved by the work but were disturbed by the feelings it evoked, so they attacked it. Some people find the realm of my work quite uncomfortable. -April Gornik

When I was a kid, I used to see apparitions and have hallucinations, and my entire perception of the world was badly disoriented. And I had kind of a chaotic childhood because of that. I've really hung onto it, though. Because I actually like those feelings. -Jim Woodring

Blushing is thought to be linked to increased levels of norepinephrine in the brain, which may be associated with romantic feelings. It signals that we are interested and excited, which is attractive to men. -Helen Fisher

I love classical music and have been playing violin since I was seven. Music helps me to express feelings in a way words often cannot. -Jane Chen

My personal feelings are my personal feelings. I don't want to express them with anyone except for a very few people. It doesn't do any good. It really doesn't. -Tom Brady

I don't claim to know everything about parenting, but I do know parents do their children a disservice by constantly sugarcoating their shortcomings to protect their feelings. -LZ Granderson

I put a lot of weight on feelings and am weirdly in touch with them, which is not typical for an engineer. -Luis von Ahn

Now the problem with standardized tests is that it's based on the mistake that we can simply scale up the education of children like you would scale up making carburetors. And we can't, because human beings are very different from motorcars, and they have feelings about what they do and motivations in doing it, or not. -Ken Robinson

Some of my earliest political feelings were based on the anti-Japanese bubblegum cards I got. There were also Spanish Civil War bubblegum cards. Awful. -Ed Asner

Being a leader for me is about having the courage to speak the truth, and live the truth, despite attempts to silence our thoughts, feelings, and past experiences. -Zainab Salbi

The neural code usually refers to how your current thoughts and feelings and perceptions are encoded in the signals that neurons are passing around – and it's not the same. The code is not the same for every person. -Sebastian Seung

Empathy is the faculty to resonate with the feelings of others. When we meet someone who is joyful, we smile. When we witness someone in pain, we suffer in resonance with his or her suffering. -Matthieu Ricard

The hostility that America continues to express against the Muslim people has given rise to feelings of animosity on the part of Muslims against America and against the West in general. -Osama bin Laden

Catering to bad feelings feeds and empowers them. -Joyce Meyer

When we trust God more than our feelings, it confuses the devil. I mean, when he throws you his best shot and he can't budge you from believing God, he won't know what to do with you anymore. -Joyce Meyer

You don't have to give way to careless speech or complaining. You don't have to let your feelings get in the way of what God wants to do in your life. -Joyce Meyer

In modelling or football, being 30 is very bad. But, for an actress, ageing is like wine. You taste better and better because your body, your mind, your feelings, all this is a tool and it's getting sharper with time. -Ludivine Sagnier

I became an actress and studied human emotions so that I could give the gift of feelings to my son. This is what my whole journey has been about. -Tisha Campbell-Martin

Friends are sometimes a big help when they share your feelings. In the context of decisions, the friends who will serve you best are those who understand your feelings but are not overly impressed by them. -Daniel Kahneman

I think one of the major results of the psychology of decision making is that people's attitudes and feelings about losses and gains are really not symmetric. So we really feel more pain when we lose $10,000 than we feel pleasure when we get $10,000. -Daniel Kahneman

It's impossible to live a life totally free of feelings. God created all of us to be emotional creatures, and feelings are a big part of our lives. -Joyce Meyer

Religion is never going to go away, and anyone who thinks it will doesn't understand what religion is. It is a language to describe the experience of human nature, so for as long as people struggle to describe what it means to be alive, it will be a ready-made language to express those feelings. -Reza Aslan

When my daughter wanted a toy and I had to check the price of it before buying it – that was one of the worst feelings. -Tablo

It's very difficult to have any kind of romantic feelings for a movie where you know exactly what's going to happen in the first five minutes. -Joe Swanberg

I always find the worst lies are told in relationships – I learned to never lie about your happiness in order to save someone's feelings from being hurt. -Kirsten Prout

I want to be intentional about my freedom – in choosing it, honoring it, and protecting it. One of the best feelings I know is feeling truly free. -Kristin Armstrong

I don't live for the accolades. I'm more so about the music. Making it, and putting it out. Those are the two best feelings. -J. Cole

I don't be remembering women that I've met before. I don't remember people as a whole. It's crazy. A lot of times, people get in their feelings, like, 'You don't remember me?!' -Wale

As much as I don't want to admit it, my fans are the only ones that can hurt my feelings when they're not pleased with what I'm presenting. I want it to be perfect for them. I want them to have a different sense of pride in my music. -Wale

I use myself for each part. Naturally, it's my body, it's my soul, it's my feelings. That's the only way I know how to work. I couldn't pretend. -Lena Olin

I love support groups, people talking about their feelings. -Maria Bamford

Whatever it is that I feel, I express it! I am free with my joy, my laughter, my pleasure, my pain, and I am blessed in that way as an actress that I can access those feelings within myself and not be ashamed to show whatever that is that's appropriate for the character. -Kimberly Elise

I don't think that the spoken words solve everything. Sometimes silence delivers truer feelings while the words can distort the meaning in some situations. -Kim Ki-duk

I was raised in a family where none of us ever raised a voice, so there was no room to express feelings of rage or even unabashed joy – a little bashed joy, here or there, or being mildly disgruntled. -Anne Lamott

I didn't go to drama school or anything, and I learned on the job. And it's nice to have the chance to pretend to be other people. As a singer, though, I feel there's much more of me in that. I've written the songs, I'm singing them, I'm exposing my feelings. -Maria Doyle Kennedy

Like, my feelings on religion are starting to morph. I'm still very much an atheist, except that I don't necessarily see religion as being a bad thing. So, that's a weird thing that I'm struggling with that seems to be offending both atheists and people that are religious. -Patton Oswalt

I am the product of living in dictatorships. And someone who's lived in dictatorships and not being allowed to be themselves, it cherishes the ability to be yourself and to have feelings and to speak them when asked. And I am that person. -Teresa Heinz

Soaps are great. You learn to work very fast – some say superficially, but that's not really true. You do some very serious character work. I've never had any feelings about a stigma attached to it, and nowadays there seems to be less snobbery about what you do. More and more big names are doing TV and commercials and voiceovers. -Charles Shaughnessy

Everybody's going to approach a character differently, depending upon what they bring to it on their own intellectual level or their feelings from their heart and soul. -Peter Cullen

In searching for a rationale to go to war, Bush settled on the notion of Saddam as an incarnation of evil, basically, and convinced himself that Saddam was fundamentally Adolf Hitler reborn. I think his feelings towards Saddam were in fact quite genuine and quite legitimately hostile. He was not play acting. -Rick Atkinson

Almost everything about American society is affected by World War II: our feelings about race; our feelings about gender and the empowerment of women, moving women into the workplace; our feelings about our role in the world. All of that comes in a very direct way out of World War II. -Rick Atkinson

I'm so lucky to have been raised the way I have, because my parents believed that everyone had the right to their own feelings, opinions, and existence; as long as they weren't harming others, you had to defend those rights. -George Clooney

Where I grew up – we started out in Oklahoma and then moved to Missouri – it was considered hubris to talk about yourself. And the downside of that was that ideas rarely got exchanged, or true feelings. -Brad Pitt

In poetry you can express almost inexpressible feelings. You can express the pain of loss, you can express love. People always turn to poetry when someone they love dies, when they fall in love. -Erica Jong

I still have mixed feelings about what growing up is – this thing that happens to everyone, so I've heard. -Taylor Swift

Sometimes I think that when people become famous, there's a public perception that they are not human beings any more. They don't have feelings; they don't get hurt; you can act and say as you like about them. -Salman Rushdie

I think, in a written novel, the way in which you play with the readers' emotion or the way in which you engage the readers' emotions can be very indirect. You could come at it through irony or comedy, etcetera, and you could capture people's sympathies and feelings kind of by stealth if you like. -Salman Rushdie

I don't have the feelings of self-worth that a woman should have… and that's been the center of a lot of my mistakes and a lot of my pain. -Monica Lewinsky

You think life is a beautiful thing, and you've got to live accordingly. You've got to magnify all your better feelings and better urges and better conscious ideas, and that's your life's evolvement. -Jon Anderson

I've always been really uninterested in politicians and the acts of the Houses of Parliament, or government as an idea. But I'm interested in politics in that I'm a member of the world, and I have strong feelings of right and wrong, but I can't get into the ins and outs of it. -Ewan McGregor

I had never confronted my parents with the true feelings I had for them, and I had certainly never expressed the depth of my feeling for my mother, being too selfish to try when I should have. -Brooke Hayward

I had often wondered how to best decolonize my people… It must be done one human being at a time. Without that kind of help, Western society does not allow people to come to terms with their feelings. With honesty and therapy, my people can be made whole again. -Russell Means

It's wonderful to move forward technologically, but we cannot forget that we are human beings who thrive on relationships, who thrive on interconnectivity, who thrive on sharing your feelings and emotions. -Goldie Hawn

A lot of moms give their kids line reads. My mom wasn't put in that position because I always had an acting teacher helping with the feelings rather than how to say something. -Kirsten Dunst

People look for patterns in everything. It's what keeps us sane, I suppose. I struggle to see any patterns in my life. I think I can understand depression a bit because of my sister. My own feelings of… I'm aware that, if you feel down, it can be strangely unrelated to circumstances around you. That's just the way life is. -Michael Palin

Poetry is not a matter of feelings, it is a matter of language. It is language which creates feelings. -Umberto Eco

All the religious wars that have caused blood to be shed for centuries arise from passionate feelings and facile counter-positions, such as Us and Them, good and bad, white and black. -Umberto Eco

Teachers need to be comfortable talking about feelings. This is part of teaching emotional literacy – a set of skills we can all develop, including the ability to read, understand, and respond appropriately to one's own emotions and the emotions of others. -Daniel Goleman

The basic premise that children must learn about emotions is that all feelings are okay to have; however, only some reactions are okay. -Daniel Goleman

I like to work in the morning. I like to sometimes go to a place where I'm all alone where I'm not going to get a phone call early that hurts my feelings, because once my feelings are hurt, I'm dead in the water. -Francis Ford Coppola

By working in the morning, I find a sense of peace; it's isolated peace, but I can definitely be in touch with my feelings, and then I just start. -Francis Ford Coppola

Although I have a lot of close female friends in my life, my number one is still my mom. Without her, I wouldn't have the values that I have and see the world the way that I do today. She taught me how to appreciate and respect women. She taught me chivalry and how to love a woman and respect their feelings and emotions. -Shemar Moore

I like reading novels because it provides insight into human behavior. I am really interested in feelings and think they are what define us as a species. When you really get it right in acting, it's an act of empathy. You feel less distant from others, and that is really exciting. -Claire Danes

We ignore our feelings a lot, I realize. Many of us have to… until they really bite us in the butt. -Queen Latifah

I've never had a problem with age; my feelings and emotions are still like those of a young woman. Thank God, I can still be surprised and excited, and I can still dream. I think that's something no one should stop doing, because it's what keeps you young! -Maria Conchita Alonso

I don't know about an awful lot of stuff. I'm not educated. I left school when I was 16, with no qualifications. The thing that I do know about is my feelings and what I think of the world and what I think of me. -Robbie Williams

I'm an actor; I have made my living by acting, and I almost think I owe it to the public to express my feelings and not as a character on a screen but as myself. -Kirk Douglas

As an architect, I always have mixed feelings. On the one hand, your fingers are itching. As a human being, you are happy to participate in the indolence. -Rem Koolhaas

I never minded giving my opinions. They are just opinions, and I had studied music and I had strong feelings. I was happy for my opinions to join all the other opinions. But you have to be prepared for what comes back, especially if you don't agree with the dominant mythology. -Wynton Marsalis

Steve Jobs had very strong feelings about what makes a company great, what makes products great. He more or less chose Tim Cook to be in that role, in that position. -Steve Wozniak

I still have sadness and complicated feelings about my divorce. But how beneficial is it to keep hanging onto those feelings? If someone lives through an accident, his aim is to become better and healthy. My aim is always to progress – to make better decisions and be a better father, a better boyfriend, a better husband if it happens again. -Ryan Phillippe

When you feel totally alone in your thoughts and feelings, there's someone out there who is going through what you went through, even if it's the strangest, weirdest thing you could think of. -Sampha

I'm not good at hiding my feelings. I'm also not good at lying. I'm very open about everything. -Marc Jacobs

Now, learning how to make a movie is something you can figure out in about an afternoon. The physics of it, the marks, the lights, etc. What's hard to do is to suspend your own feelings of self consciousness. The natural actors can do that; they can become part of a characterization and learn how to maintain it. -Tom Hanks

'Painting like a child' isn't a negative for me… it's something only great artists can really achieve. The childlike quality of some of Picasso's drawings is precisely what makes them so masterful and extraordinary; the ability to express complete visions, feelings and portraits through a continuous line. -Damien Hirst

Our Heavenly Father knows us and our circumstances and even what faces us in the future. His Beloved Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior, has suffered and paid for our sins and those of all the people we will ever meet. He has perfect understanding of the feelings, the suffering, the trials, and the needs of every individual. -Henry B. Eyring

Our feelings of separation from God will diminish as we become more childlike before Him. That is not easy in a world where the opinions of other human beings can have such an effect on our motives. But it will help us recognize this truth: God is close to us and aware of us and never hides from His faithful children. -Henry B. Eyring

Discord or jealousy inhibits the ability of the Holy Ghost to teach us and inhibits our ability to receive light and truth. And the feelings of disappointment that invariably follow are the seeds of greater discord and faultfinding among those who expected a learning experience that did not come. -Henry B. Eyring

The Lord will give you, if you ask, the feelings of the compassion He feels for those in need. -Henry B. Eyring

A mortal parent may appreciate, in some small way, the feelings of a loving Heavenly Father. When our children come to the age when they must leave our direct care, we feel anxiety for their safety and concern that those who are to help them will not fail them. -Henry B. Eyring

A little prosperity and peace, or even a turn slightly for the better, can bring us feelings of self-sufficiency. We can feel quickly that we are in control of our lives, that the change for the better is our own doing, not that of a God who communicates to us through the still, small voice of the Spirit. -Henry B. Eyring

I have very mixed feelings about Jesse Jackson. He's very good about labor, and human and civil rights issues, but not so good on cultural issues. -Jello Biafra

I'm emotionally in tune with my feelings and what people mean to me, and I have no trouble saying it and relating to it. -Ray Liotta

People in day-to-day life tend to skim the surface of things and be polite and careful, and that's not the language I speak. I like talking about feelings, fears and memories, anguish and joy, and I find it in music. -Shirley Manson

Most of the time, I see what I see, I search my feelings, and then I make my decisions based on my gut – and I don't always make the right ones. -Pharrell Williams

Among many of my friends and acquaintances, I seem to be one of the very few individuals who felt or feels no ambivalence about my mother. All my feelings for my mother were positive, very strong and abiding. -Joyce Carol Oates

For 'Picture This,' I wanted it to be a drawing book that didn't have any instructions about drawing, beyond the real simple stuff you'd find like in a Bazooka bubblegum wrapper, or in 'Highlights' magazine. I just wanted it to be feelings about looking and seeing and pictures. -Lynda Barry

When someone comes up to me and says, 'Mary, you helped save my marriage', or, 'Mary, you helped me get out of this abusive relationship', I'm in it, really in their lives. And I'm so passionate about my feelings, but also about showing people the way through theirs. -Mary J. Blige

As long as I live, I know I'll have feelings. And that's what I'm passionate about. -Mary J. Blige

I've always loved scuba diving and the cell-tickling feel of being underwater, though it poses unique frustrations. Alone, but with others, you may share the same sights and feelings, but you can't communicate well. -Diane Ackerman

Here in Russia,, in many cities, people are irritated by Caucasian intrusion. Caucasians come from foreign countries; they are ubiquitous: in markets, shops, hotels, restaurants. They misbehave, and in this sense we have feelings similar to those that the Germans have toward the Turks and the French toward Algerians. -Vladimir Zhirinovsky

My music comes from many, many, many places. My emotions, my feelings, my thoughts, and conversations I have with people I know who influence me. -Alicia Keys

A memoir forces me to stop and remember carefully. It is an exercise in truth. In a memoir, I look at myself, my life, and the people I love the most in the mirror of the blank screen. In a memoir, feelings are more important than facts, and to write honestly, I have to confront my demons. -Isabel Allende

All knowledge or form conception is evoked through the medium of the eye, either in response to disturbances directly received on the retina or to their fainter secondary effects and reverberations. Other sense organs can only call forth feelings which have no reality of existence and of which no conception can be formed. -Nikola Tesla

I think a fragrance is all about sensations and imagery, and can evoke visions, feelings and thoughts. -Shakira

My wife loves cars, but the difference is she doesn't have 20 years of understanding the background of them. She basically drives them and uses her gut feelings as to which is best. -Tim Allen

Our minds influence the key activity of the brain, which then influences everything; perception, cognition, thoughts and feelings, personal relationships; they're all a projection of you. -Deepak Chopra

I'm probably the most honest person you'll ever meet – to a fault, like, I-will-hurt-your-feelings honest. I'm sure if I lied about anything, it would have been silly, but I haven't retained that information. -Ellen DeGeneres

I'm so tired of men who are afraid to hurt women's feelings. -Sam Kinison

I remember playing with some friends and being aware that I was acting as I was playing with them – I would think of a character and pretend to be someone else. My parents also took me to ballet school, and there I think I was able to start communicating those feelings or emotions – I danced for so many years. -Penelope Cruz

I never felt, 'Oh, I think I look good.' I always tend to be more in the insecure side. And I thought that has always been a way to protect myself. Because I don't trust the good feelings that can come from that. -Penelope Cruz

We're all driven to premieres or nightclubs and seen the rope separating those who can enter and those who can't. Well, there's also a velvet rope we have inside of us, keeping others from knowing our feelings. -Janet Jackson

I'm a private person. And I have a certain way in which I protect myself. I don't openly wear my feelings. -Katrina Kaif

My films start with images, a few images and a few feelings, and I try to edit them together to see the correspondence between these images and these feelings. -Leos Carax

Be mobile at all times, even if it causes you suffering or feelings of loneliness. Unless you're willing to do that, you're never going to get the bigger rewards. -Oleg Cassini

The thing you see in survivors is that they express feelings – I won't say some of the things they tell their doctors, when doctors tell them they're going to die in six months. Boy, do they let the doctor know how they feel about that statement. -Bernie Siegel

Being a survivor doesn't mean being strong – it's telling people when you need a meal or a ride, company, whatever. It's paying attention to heart wisdom, feelings, not living a role, but having a unique, authentic life, having something to contribute, finding time to love and laugh. All these things are qualities of survivors. -Bernie Siegel

I think it would collapse my heart if I was super famous. I don't have the nerve for it, I'm too anxious. I don't know how you're not obsessed with how people perceive you, because they're real people, you know? You can convince yourself that they don't really know you, and that's true, but how can it not hurt your feelings? -Bo Burnham

The strongest feelings I've had in my life are when love has gone right and when love has gone bad. And I think strong feelings make good songs. -Tom Odell

I want people to hear the honesty in my singing, and that I'm not hiding behind anything. It's raw. It's not for any arrogance or ego. It's just pure feelings. -Tom Odell

I don't think I'm complicated at all. I'm not political, and I'm not trying to be diplomatic. I don't want to hurt anybody's feelings, and I don't say bad things about people. There is no agenda. There's no trying to fool somebody. -Nick Saban

Writing is very much an emotional process; it requires you to be very in touch with your feelings. That is the opposite of what you're taught as a medical doctor. We're supposed to be detached and logical. Maybe because I started off as a writer and then became a doctor, I'm able to integrate those two. -Tess Gerritsen

I'm pretty sensitive. My feelings get hurt a lot easier than people think, but I try take it all with grain of salt. For a relationship, I want someone who is really secure, confident and fulfilled, not tripping with what I do. -Maxwell

I've definitely been in relationships with friends where I wanted to do something different than I know a friend has. It's that complicated balance between wanting to do what you know is right for you and not wanting to hurt someone's feelings. -Mickey Sumner

Music is the marriage of the feelings of the living to the wisdom of the dead. -Cass McCombs

So much of listening to lyrically driven music is projecting your own feelings and experiences into the music. -Conor Oberst

Despite the obvious benefits, many Americans do not like Texas. Some even say they despise Texas, and make no secret of their feelings. -Ian Frazier

I think that we are all much closer to our childhood selves than we often think, so when we read about childhood, it can surprise us how immediate or moving it is, when perhaps those feelings are just there, waiting to be accessed all the time. -Sadie Jones

One who is kind is sympathetic and gentle with others. He is considerate of others' feelings and courteous in his behavior. He has a helpful nature. Kindness pardons others' weaknesses and faults. Kindness is extended to all – to the aged and the young, to animals, to those low of station as well as the high. -Ezra Taft Benson

Music is essentially an emotional language, so you want to feel something from the relationships and build music based on those feelings. -Howard Shore

We hold back our true feelings and beliefs, whether it's from a sense of being polite or fear of hurting someone's feelings. But what I have seen on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' is that no one benefits from holding back and keeping things bottled up inside. So I pride myself on speaking my mind and not being afraid to give honest feedback. -Nate Berkus

I wish to present myself in front of the camera, each time under the features of a different woman. I would like to live and apprehend the problems, the conflicts, the feelings and the impulses of women radically different from me. -Romy Schneider

I have feelings, but not when it comes to basketball. I'm here to win. I'm not here to make friends. -Kenyon Martin

You have certain expressions when you write music, a lot of different emotions, a lot of different feelings. -Phil Anselmo

I don't like bad feelings gnawing away at me. -Sarah McLachlan

Science is empirical, all about physical senses that tell us about the world. But physical senses are not the only senses we have. Nobody has ever seen a thought. Nobody has ever seen a feeling. And yet thoughts and feelings are where we live our lives most immediately, and science cannot connect with that. -Huston Smith

Large meadows are lovely for picnics and romping, but they are for the lighter feelings. Meadows do not make me want to write. -Aimee Bender

I was really drawn to spoken-word style poetry. I loved the rhythms, and for some reason, I was just drawn to this poetry as a way of expressing my feelings, because I didn't have any other outlet. -Matt de la Pena

I, personally, have had to rise above my feelings of inferiority to my sister Anjelica, not to mention feeling sorry for myself because I lost my mother so young. -Allegra Huston

Humans aren't as good as we should be in our capacity to empathize with feelings and thoughts of others, be they humans or other animals on Earth. So maybe part of our formal education should be training in empathy. Imagine how different the world would be if, in fact, that were 'reading, writing, arithmetic, empathy.' -Neil deGrasse Tyson

If you think of feelings you have when you are awed by something – for example, knowing that elements in your body trace to exploded stars – I call that a spiritual reaction, speaking of awe and majesty, where words fail you. -Neil deGrasse Tyson

Be it Valentine's Day, Father's Day or Mother's Day, I feel all days are reminders of some feelings. February 14 doesn't hold any special relevance for me. -Randeep Hooda

You have to learn to overcome those feelings when somebody is negative about a production you love or if that production doesn't do well commercially. After 'Gone With the Wind', I felt older. I even thought about quitting the business. -Jill Paice

I'm hopeless at telling lies. I can attempt strategic ones in order not to hurt people's feelings, but then I'll blow it 10 minutes later. -Nicholas Haslam

My feelings are, if you're gonna lead a rock n' roll lifestyle, don't let it affect your work. I know I can stay up all night and still come in the next day and write a song, and nothing will stop me from doing it. I expect the same from everyone else. -Marilyn Manson

There's nothing that anyone could say about me that would hurt my feelings. -Marilyn Manson

Neapolitans are extremely empathetic, whereas the typical northern attitude is more about not showing or sharing your feelings. -Toni Servillo

Our beliefs create the kind of world we believe in. We project our feelings, thoughts and attitudes onto the world. I can create a different world by changing my belief about the world. Our inner state creates the outer and not vice versa. -John Bradshaw

As a child I was not allowed to express my feelings, so I had to go back through therapy and express the child's pain. -John Bradshaw

Sometimes the routes leading to feelings of anger are so convoluted and circuitous that it takes enormous skill to discern their original source, or fountainhead. But regardless of the reason for or the source of the anger or the relative ease or complexity in perceiving either the anger or its source – everybody, but everybody, gets angry. -Theodore Isaac Rubin

People who are prone to anxiety are nearly always people-pleasers who fear conflict and negative feelings like anger. When you feel upset, you sweep your problems under the rug because you don't want to upset anyone. You do this so quickly and automatically that you're not even aware you're doing it. -David D. Burns

Even though I am the daughter of a poet, and my stepmother is also a poet, growing up, I didn't think I could understand poetry; I didn't think that it had any relevance to my life, the feelings that I endured on a day-to-day basis, until I was introduced to the right poem. -Natasha Trethewey

Growing up, I wasn't as comfortable expressing myself as I am now, and I think that's why I chose acting: because it's acceptable to have your feelings. It's a place that they want you to feel. Whereas in life, growing up, it was 'Be quiet!' and 'Keep it to yourself.' -Leslie Mann

I embrace treats, but I'm also very wary of treats. Treats help us feel energized, appreciated, and enthusiastic – but very often, the things we choose as 'treats' aren't good for us. The pleasure lasts a minute, but then feelings of guilt, loss of control, and other negative consequences just deepen the lousiness of the day. -Gretchen Rubin

Although we often assume that feelings inspire actions, in fact, actions also inspire feelings. By pushing myself to act happier, I make myself feel happier. -Gretchen Rubin

Why would a novel – which is all about the inward processes of people's developing feelings and developing relationships – why would you be able to portray that in pictures with as few words as possible, which is what the best films are? -Sebastian Faulks

I enjoyed needling the press. If I didn't enjoy it, I wouldn't have done it. Writers have rarely played, so as a coach, you have antagonistic feelings about some guy writing up the story of the game who's never even attempted to play it. -Bobby Knight

The real challenge that we face in our communications with others is to condition our hearts to have Christlike feelings for all of Heavenly Father's children. When we develop this concern for the condition of others, we then will communicate with them as the Savior would. -L. Lionel Kendrick

Standing as a witness in all things means being kind in all things, being the first to say hello, being the first to smile, being the first to make the stranger feel a part of things, being helpful, thinking of others' feelings, being inclusive. -Margaret D. Nadauld

As you talk to Heavenly Father and pour out your heart to Him, you will draw closer to Him. Then pause, stop, and listen to the feelings of your heart. Seek to understand the promptings of the Spirit. As you pray sincerely, you will come to feel Heavenly Father's great love for you. -Margaret D. Nadauld

It's not difficult for me to put my feelings into written form. I try to be concise and to go direct to the subject. This is what people like about my work, and what the critics hate. -Paulo Coelho

Whenever there was a crisis, I found a man to help me take the edge off the feelings of helplessness and pain. -Susan Cheever

I need human feelings to fit garments. I couldn't do it just, like, on an object – it's too close to our body. It's like a skin you are making, so you need one's feelings to make a garment. -Ann Demeulemeester

We are all human beings, immigrant or non-immigrant. We all feel fear. We all love and become confused when we don't act as well as we would like to. We all get depressed and have feelings of uselessness. All of these things are true and have always been true. -Akhil Sharma

I don't want to write lines where characters tell me exactly how they feel; I want to see people talk about anything but their feelings, like they do in real life. -Tobias Lindholm

Most damage that others do us is out of fear, humiliation and pain. Those feelings occur in all of us, not just in those of us who profess a certain religious or racial devotion. -Alice Walker

If you want to have a life that is worth living, a life that expresses your deepest feelings and emotions and cares and dreams, you have to fight for it. -Alice Walker

Occasionally I've seen children become heavy-handed and insensitive when dealing with their aging parents, and it only caused resentment and hard feelings. -Billy Graham

I'm a passionate individual, and sometimes when I have strong feelings about a subject, I feel the need to express myself. -Megan Fox

I feel people think I'm almost like a robot – like an android… I just don't really get portrayed as someone who has feelings or who is sympathetic… like a self-absorbed ice queen. -Megan Fox

My thoughts, my beliefs, my feelings are all in my brain. My brain is going to rot. -Richard Dawkins

The commonest error made in relation to poetry is that it consists simply in verse-making. Many confound the casket of meter and rhyme with the jewel of thought which it encloses, and, perhaps, in some instances, after close investigation, they have found the casket empty and turned away with feelings of disappointment and disgust. -Orson F. Whitney

I have lucky boots for military embeds, a lucky scarf for road trips, a lucky handbag, and lucky days of the week. I tap into my gut for 'right' or 'wrong' feelings about such simple things as whether I should go grocery shopping. -Farnaz Fassihi

At Juilliard, suddenly I was reading these great plays that could articulate the ways I was feeling in the Marine Corps, and that felt very therapeutic, by putting words to feelings, in a big way. -Adam Driver

Beautiful sights arouse feelings of love, and contrary sights bring feelings of disgrace and hate. And the emotions of the soul and spirit bring something additional to the body itself, which exists under the control of the soul and the direction of the spirit. -Giordano Bruno

My own feelings of where I am in this world and the questions that I am asking myself, I started to explore them through the story 'Four Feathers' and through this actor called Heath Ledger. I knew that I had to find a 21-year-old who could play wisdom at the end. He's only 21 or 22, and I tested him. -Shekhar Kapur

We need to know how we are feeling. Mindfully acknowledging our feelings serves as an 'emotional thermostat' that recalibrates our decision making. It's not that we can't be anxious, it's that we need to acknowledge to ourselves that we are. -Noreena Hertz

A 'gossip partner' is someone you love and trust, with whom you may go through the day's events with impunity, and with whom you may air your feelings, without them falling asleep. -Rebecca Pidgeon

You have to be sincere in your feelings. And fear is one of those, sometimes; doubt is one of those; jealousy, anger – all your emotions are not going to be considered the strong emotions; all of them are not going to be love, happiness, joy. -Common

I like playing with that space between laughter and discomfort where your discomfort can also make you laugh, and you're confused about the mixed feelings. That's challenging, and I think that's what makes for some of the best art. -Hari Kondabolu

An important part of dating is communicating. We communicate by sharing our thoughts, ideas, and feelings. We enjoy being with someone when we have an easy time communicating or when we have a lot to talk about. -John Bytheway

Our outrage at inequality is primal. But primal emotions are not always noble ones. Of course, when I see a colleague receive some award, I covet it. But this is not me at my best, and these are not the feelings we would instill and promote in our children. -Sendhil Mullainathan

Songwriting is my way of channeling my feelings and my thoughts. Not just mine, but the things I see, the people I care about. My head would explode if I didn't get some of that stuff out. -Dolly Parton

Each of us has an inner room where we can visit to be cleansed of fear-based thoughts and feelings. This room, the holy of holies, is a sanctuary of light. -Marianne Williamson

Listen with your eyes for feelings. -Stephen Covey

I'm human, I feel, I understand. That's the highest level of love, is understanding – when you can understand someone, when you can love them with their flaws and their faults. So I understand, I consider. I may speak the truth, but I'll consider your feelings, too. -Tracy Morgan

I would like to show that I have a heart, that I am a human being and I have feelings. And to be this kind of role model, not only for beauty pageants but also for life. -Gabriela Isler

In a unified and diverse Spain, based on the equality of and solidarity between its people, there is room for all of us. And for all of our feelings and sensitivities and our distinct ways of being Spaniards. -Felipe VI of Spain

The debate over same sex 'marriage' has engaged the heartfelt feelings and convictions of millions of Americans. -Elliott Abrams

Do you know what a skin walker is? It's a thing in Indian mythology. There are certain people born with this gift, and they're able to actually get inside you and mess with your feelings and with your mind. And if a skin walker chooses to get a hold of you, there's not much you can do. -Robbie Robertson

The male gay community seems to be very into female singers. I think it could be the songs we sing. They're more open with their feelings. And they have good taste! -Liza Minnelli

When I first went to places where people were suffering from war and persecution, I felt ashamed of my feelings of sadness. I could see more possibilities in my life. -Angelina Jolie

If our moral attitudes are entirely the result of nonrational factors, such as gut feelings and the absorption of cultural norms, they should either be stable or randomly drift over time, like skirt lengths or the widths of ties. They shouldn't show systematic change over human history. But they do. -Paul Bloom

Doing Good is a simple and universal vision. A vision to which each and every one of us can connect and contribute to its realisation. A vision based on the belief that by doing good deeds, positive thinking and affirmative choice of words, feelings and actions, we can enhance goodness in the world. -Shari Arison

The more attention you give to your negative feelings, the more they grow, so I think things just start to blow totally out of proportion. -Gillian Jacobs

With my son, falling off his bike is usually what makes him upset, so a hug goes a long way. But girls are more complicated; my daughter will get bummed out because her friend hurt her feelings. In that case, we'll talk about it. I'll tell her that she's a great friend, and that she needs to talk to her friends about it. -Summer Sanders

You put books out into the world, and people form their own visuals and images and attachments to characters; those characters become part of them, and they have their feelings about them. -Cassandra Clare

I have a tendency to really stuff things. I don't really express, you know? Like, express certain feelings and stuff. -Jack Osbourne

It was awkward because the high school that I went to, my aunt taught at, it was this private boy's school in D.C. There were one or two teachers that I had the hots for, but never fully expressed my feelings because my aunt was always watching. -Ian Harding

When I was a young person working, everybody was older than me, so I had to kind of keep up. I'd see every movie and listen to everything played, and read all the relevant books. Being an actor, it's kind of your job to know what came before you and how big your feelings are allowed to be. -Natasha Lyonne

A painting of a person can be descriptive, but for me it's about all the things that make up a picture – the feelings, the brushstrokes – more than describing somebody. People latch on to the personalities when they talk about my work and forget the other parts. -Elizabeth Peyton

When I was at school, I wanted to join the army. At college, I started acting in college plays, and it became a kind of addiction. I was very shy when I was at school, but the plays seemed to give voice to my feelings. -Om Puri

As a young man, I was very introverted and quiet, but with a lot of intensity and feelings. -Om Puri

I think soldiers are not just one homogenous group, just like Americans aren't. They all have different feelings about the war. -Emily Robison

Sometimes you can just step into the character, and you get all your feelings and emotions just from sympathizing with her and being her. But then, other times, you just have to resort back to anything that you've been through in your own life and try to play that. -Charity Shea

I don't feel a real need to specify the meaning of something. When I was little and I was introduced to Led Zeppelin, I didn't know what a zeppelin was or who Zeppelin was or what the machine was. The real meaning is whatever feelings and memories you attach to the music. -Kyp Malone

'Santa Sangre' is the picture I love the best, myself, because 'El Topo' and 'The Holy Mountain' I made with my head, and 'Santa Sangre' I made with my feelings, with my heart. It's an emotional picture. And it's more real for me, that picture. -Alejandro Jodorowsky

The strongest feelings I experienced were in Davis Cup. It was the most powerful thing: the victories and the losses. It hits you in a distinct way. It's another level of satisfaction – another level of sadness. -David Nalbandian

I think the interesting thing about the word 'posh' is that it is so relative; it's quite a provocative title because people have strong feelings about that word. -Laura Wade

It's so much easier for me to get up and be someone else than expressing my own thoughts and feelings. There's definitely something about creating a cloak of a character that helped me deal with my shyness. -Lindy Booth

I discovered Einstein said the same thing about his celebrated theories of relativity that writers say about their work when he said he didn't have any feelings of personal possession of these ideas. Once they were out there, they came from somewhere else. And that's exactly the feeling when you write. You don't feel possessive about it. -E. L. Doctorow

I'm always flattered when people on the far Left manufacture a new version of being 'offended.' They can be quite creative in finding something that hurts their feelings. -Mike Huckabee

The great power of separating the watching mind from the thinking mind is that the watching mind is innately loving. Some call this part of the psyche the 'compassionate witness.' Sharing our difficult feelings with a compassionate witness is the crucial step that heals the infinite small wounds inflicted upon the soul by everyday life. -Martha Beck

I suppose I've always done my share of crying, especially when there's no other way to contain my feelings. I know that men ain't supposed to cry, but I think that's wrong. Crying's always been a way for me to get things out which are buried deep, deep down. When I sing, I often cry. Crying is feeling, and feeling is being human. Oh yes, I cry. -Ray Charles

My father was my hero, and he died when I was 11. So, I really never experienced the kind of natural teenage rebellion or the anger at him. I never experienced those feelings as a young person. -Nathaniel Kahn

I think good entertainment makes you feel something… it can be a variety of different feelings. -Jodi Benson

I dream in color, and I have visions of feelings and energies that I would love to feel. -Uzo Aduba

I was probably 14 or 15 when I was first on stage at school doing 'Measure for Measure.' I immediately felt it was a great way of expressing oneself at a moment when I didn't think I could express myself, really. I suddenly had access to this range of emotions and thoughts and feelings that were there in me. I was surprised by that. -Chiwetel Ejiofor

I am an animal rights campaigner myself, and I donate money and time to those charities, but I think sometimes the problem with animal rights campaigners, including myself, is that we don't think about people's feelings, too. -Kerry Condon

This is not Tolstoy. I don't want to know what critics and professors think of what I'm writing. It might hurt my feelings. -Lisa Kleypas

I am a fairly orthodox Christian. Every Sunday, I say and do my best to mean the whole of the Creed, which is a series of propositions. But it is still a mistake to suppose that it is assent to the propositions that makes you a believer. It is the feelings that are primary. -Francis Spufford

The faking of feelings is a sin against the imagination. -Seamus Heaney

Depression and anxiety can't fit in your head if you're cultivating feelings of joy and inspiration. -Austin Butler

The theatre at my school was awesome. It was a 1,400-seat auditorium, so, being in that auditorium at 17, and having, like, 1,400 people cheer for you was, like, one of the most amazing feelings that I've ever felt, energy-wise. It just felt right. -Rutina Wesley

I don't think a man has to go around shouting and play-acting to prove he is something. And a real man don't go around putting other guys down, trampling their feelings in the dirt, making out they're nothing. -Joe Frazier

Never be too busy to listen to your instinctive feelings when something feels wrong. -Marie Osmond

I guess I've grown to admire Queen Elizabeth II more. I've always struggled with my feelings about the Royal Family. I am a supporter. I'm not someone who thinks we should get rid of them. But what I've struggled with is the lack of emotionality that the Queen seems to share. -Samuel Barnett

Denial helps us to pace our feelings of grief. There is a grace in denial. It is nature's way of letting in only as much as we can handle. -Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

It was difficult for me to feel my feelings, so I just buried them. Then I found that acting was a way for me to get them out. But now that I'm a reasonably sane adult, acting is more about my trying to engage other people: Acting is cathartic for the viewer as well. -Adelaide Kane

If someone feels that they're abandoned, there are always complicated feelings. There are always reasons for why people do the things that they do. -Maurissa Tancharoen

I am quite sure that from America will come the greatest help for the cause of peace, and I consider it my duty to inform the people of Europe as to the feelings and intentions of the friends of peace in Europe. -Bertha von Suttner

I have profoundly mixed feelings about the Affordable Care Act. What I love about it is its impulse. It attempts to deal with this intractable problem in American health care life, which is that a significant portion of the population does not have access to quality medical care. -Malcolm Gladwell

For me, baseball just brings up a lot of nostalgic, happy feelings because I enjoyed it as a kid, and I liked being out there playing in the sun, and it was a simpler time for all of us. -Robert Lorenz

When I was sixteen I started acting, and I also started to embrace my tradition and culture. I had a young medicine man interpret for me what it is to be an Indian. He really caught me at a good time because I was really vulnerable after the loss of my parents with all of the feelings of abandonment. -Adam Beach

I grew up writing thank-you notes. Real, honest-to-goodness, pen-and-ink, stamped and posted letters. More than simple habit, it's about what the commitment to expressing your thoughts and feelings in writing says about the character of the writer. About the joy such notes bring to the reader. -Taylor Mali

Even ordinary people aren't ordinary, not really. They're filled up with thoughts and feelings that you might never know are there until they suddenly materialise. -Julianne Moore

I'm not really afraid of things that are imaginary. I enjoy it. I enjoy big narrative, and I enjoy big feelings. Having a feeling is never going to kill you. -Julianne Moore

I'm not scared of many things in front of the camera. Everywhere else, yes, I'm terrified. But acting is just pretending, and you are exploring feelings in a safe environment. -Julianne Moore

I love thinking of cartoon characters feeling really real feelings. And I love to do that, not just as a fan, but as a creator, so if people want to look for those levels, they're actually there. -Rebecca Sugar

I have feelings. I'm not emotionally stunted. -Derek Jeter

There's feelings there, but I think I've just been pretty good at trying to hide my emotions throughout the years. I try to have the same demeanor each and every day. -Derek Jeter

I learned to focus on what's real rather than imagined; on not letting feelings drive the bus; on being courageous and honest; on putting my total effort into something and not worrying about the result. -Rob Lowe

I used to have sort of mixed feelings about a producer whose only skills seemed to be going into the studio, schmoozing the artists and making them feel good. I can see now that in some cases, that's what you have to do because that's the only way you're going to get them to produce. -Todd Rundgren

I have mixed feelings about how fast things are changing as a result of technology. There's no denying that through technology there are amazing things being created that help people with diseases or help people's dreams come true. But there's also this obsession. Social media is the most dangerous of them all. -Amanda Crew

Inviting others to help us with our work in the Church helps them feel needed and helps them feel the Spirit. When these feelings come, many people often then realize that something has been missing from their lives. -Clayton M. Christensen

I was there at the birth of my son and had the extraordinary feeling when I first saw him of thinking this was the first person I would willingly die for. I had the same strong feelings when my daughter was born. -Robert Powell

What I like is the acting itself. But I'm a lousy celebrity. I'm not interested in selling my private life. I take my private feelings to the work, but I want there to be a difference between me and whoever it is I'm playing. -Tyne Daly

For me, it's sad to say, but I would probably have a spiritual marriage but not a legal marriage, because I think so much about marriage starts to become about finances. It has nothing to do with God or feelings or the romantic side of marriage. It's about who owns what, who gets what? So what's the point? -Andie MacDowell

Women are just more oriented toward feelings – and I don't mean that in a negative way. But with a male actor and a male director, the emotional exploration can only go so far. With a female director, you can end up exploring so many more depths. -Nick Nolte

When women talk about their feelings, they're not asking for solutions. -Nick Nolte

Tennis doesn't owe me anything. Tennis is one of the fairest sports. It's given me so many extraordinary feelings. -David Ferrer

I think to be afraid is very important. It's to save your life, too. And over the years, each of us, and all my colleagues, we developed certain antennas. I can't really say why I don't want to go right or left. It's a feeling, and I trust mostly my feelings. -Anja Niedringhaus

While I was writing 'The Spare Room,' I thought, 'I'm going to look really bad in this book – there's no redeeming this kind of awful, ugly emotion', and I thought, 'I'm not going to change it. I'll call the character 'Helen' and admit to those feelings.' I think this is a reason why people write. -Helen Garner

I understand that some fans want to express their feelings with signs, and they should do so, as long as they stay within the boundaries of good taste and don't block the view of other fans. -Daniel Snyder

I could take all the cartoons in the tabloid newspapers, but I couldn't take my daughter punching me in the belly and asking why I was so fat. That was my inspiration to lose the weight. And probably the last time anyone hurt my feelings. -Al Sharpton

I believe that my music is just about feelings, and the style is just a side effect. -Robert Palmer

When I read 'Stand By Me,' it was like, 'This is a look back at the same time period when I was growing up, and it was about kids, but it really felt like what it was like to have those powerful feelings of friendship at age 12.' That's what got to me. -Rob Reiner

Women, the way I see it, are very evolved people. They're more mature, they're more aware of their feelings, in touch with their feelings. They're connected to things that matter more in life. They know what's important. Men basically run around like idiots until we meet somebody who can show us that those things are important. -Rob Reiner

You – I don't think anybody ever forgets the first person they fell in love with. That's something that everybody remembers, and it doesn't matter what the time period is or where; I mean, those feelings are always the same. -Rob Reiner

I don't like to hurt people's feelings, and I don't like to knock other writers as a matter of principle. -Lydia Davis

I've learned not to attach personal feelings to critics who review your work. It's their opinions, their perceptions – it's a very subjective thing, and you can be hurt. -Steven Bauer

You can tell I'm not too bashful about some of my feelings. -Buzz Aldrin

Scrawling 'I'm gay' in lipstick on your parents' bedroom mirror may demonstrate a personal signature of the highest style, but is not particularly sensitive to their feelings. Upon hearing me utter those words almost twenty years ago, my own mother did what and self-respecting middle-class mom would do: went directly into a seizure. -Lance Loud

I think there were some dubious feelings about it, that the first 'Scarface' would not be surpassed by the second 'Scarface.' We were wrong; it surpassed it. The acting talent, the cinematography – we were propelled into a real class action film. Long after I kick the bucket, it'll be played. -Robert Loggia

Of course our feelings matter. But emotional decisions are usually not the best ones. On the other hand, your emotions can affect your decisions whether you like it or not because the effects can occur on the unconscious level. -Leonard Mlodinow

Touch seems to be such an important tool for enhancing social cooperation and affiliation that we have evolved a special physical route along which those subliminal feelings of social connection travel from skin to brain. -Leonard Mlodinow

I discovered you can get closer to a character's thoughts and feelings in a book than in a film. -Morris Gleitzman

I think as you get older, you realize there's always going to be critics. Critics are going to win every time because they can change their critique based on the stats and their own personal feelings. -Aaron Rodgers

My art is a form of restoration in terms of my feelings to myself and to others. -Louise Bourgeois

I've got weird conflicting feelings about my generation. -Adam Driver

I want to show that theater isn't just talking about feelings or people wearing tights. -Adam Driver

When you're involved with someone for a while, and they decided to express their feelings to the public – that's not my personal way of therapy, but I guess everyone takes split-ups differently. -Rita Ora

Only where there is sentient life can there be feelings of pleasure and pain, sorrow or joy. -Max Heindel

In all warm-blooded creatures, which are the highest evolved and have feelings, passions and emotions, which reach outward into the world with desire, which may be said to really live in the fuller meaning of the term and not merely vegetate – in all such creatures, the currents of the desire body flow outward from the liver. -Max Heindel

I don't like knowing about other people's feelings. There is nothing more embarrassing. Just as when you play cards and you see your opponent's hand. You are sure to lose. -Jean Giraudoux

As a kid, I was always very shy growing up – I wasn't very good at articulating my thoughts or my feelings. Now that I'm older, I found acting to do that. So it's been an amazing way to sort of express who I am. -Colin Egglesfield

Ever since our Surfin' Safari' began in the early 1960's, the relations'hip with The Beach Boys and water has been synonymous. 'Surfin', 'Catch a Wave', and 'Surfin' USA' are songs which capture the feelings of being out in the water without a care in the world, living a dream so many long to live no matter where they are from. -Mike Love

Your real feelings are inside you. -Jose Carreras

What originates everything are the emotions, the feelings, what we call soul. Then the brain commands these feelings to the voice. The voice is just the vehicle; it's the very last step in the chain. -Jose Carreras

If a man becomes more mature due to certain episodes in his life, it gives him the opportunity to look at life in a much more deep way. I believe the artist and the man work parallel, with the same feelings, the same soul, the same sensitivity. -Jose Carreras

The decision to work with Marvel for a while isn't any sort of denigration of DC. I had a fantastic time there, I was treated extremely well, I have strong positive feelings about all of my editors and the DC universe of characters, and I look forward to hopefully working with them at some point down the road. -Charles Soule

I try to find my deepest, often hidden feelings about what's working and what's not. This is difficult because I do lie to myself without being aware that that's what I'm doing. -Cynthia Kadohata

In the first phase of shock over, say, your mortgage being called in or your job washed out, it's essential to engage with others and share the fear, release the feelings, do fun things to take your mind off it. -Gail Sheehy

I needed somebody to love me, and the people that I chose were my coaches. I would sacrifice my body to be successful for my coaches because I wanted them to love me, to respect me, to have positive feelings about me. -Steve Largent

I belong in America more than South Africa. I can't remember the feeling of living there anymore. It's like it was in another life. That's sad in a way. It is my country. It's where I grew up. You don't know what it's like to have these negative feelings about your homeland. There are roots you can't escape. -Trevor Rabin

I used to hunt as a child but gave up the chase in my 'Ho Ho Ho Chi-Minh, we shall fight and we shall win' chanting and marching days – by which time I had come to share Oscar Wilde's feelings about 'the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable.' -Jonathan Dimbleby

Most of us have jobs that require some handling of other peoples' feelings and our own, and in that sense, we are all partly flight attendants. -Arlie Russell Hochschild

My feelings on homosexuality are unequivocal. I have absolutely no problem with it whatsoever. My only reservation is marriage. -Carl Paladino

I love so much what I do that I spend so much time thinking about it, and then I go home, and then I'm thinking about it, so it's nice sometimes when a movie is over, and then the niggling feelings about whether you've did it right or not start to ebb away. -Joel Edgerton

One thing I know in baseball is you should never be comfortable where you are. It doesn't matter who you are. It's a business. If I got traded tomorrow, no hard feelings; it's a business. -Jon Lester

When hiring, trust your feelings. -Peter Diamandis

Men may feel just disempowered by intimacy, by being close to a woman, and also by feeling the tender feelings that they're ashamed of. -Gloria Steinem

The thing about aging is all your old lovers, pretty much if they were really friends, become your family. It's great. You have those terrible feelings of possessiveness and uncertainty go out the window. You have what you shared. You know you would help each other in times of trouble no matter what. -Gloria Steinem

The strengths and failings of a relationship depend entirely on your ability to talk about your feelings. -Spike Jonze

I think there is something about… unless you come from a really evolved family that allowed you to talk about your feelings and felt like a safe environment, then you aren't really prepared to do that when you grow up. -Spike Jonze

When I was learning by myself, despite my parents, despite my teachers, despite society, when I was fighting for building my life as a young wire walker at age 16, I didn't have feelings, I had certainties. -Philippe Petit

Thankfully, I have never experienced a miscarriage, but I have friends and family who have, and I've talked to them about their feelings. -Neve McIntosh

To me, it's always been a challenge to look for the light: to look for those spaces in your heart where there is hope and faith and try to embrace that rather than crush it. I've spent so many years trying to crush those feelings of hope, and I certainly succeeded for quite a while. -Dave Gahan

Physics is perceived as a lonesome, nerdy kind of enterprise that has very little to do with human feelings and the things that excite people day-to-day about each other. Yet physicists in their own working environment are very social creatures. -Leonard Susskind

Suppose you could be hooked up to a hypothetical 'experience machine' that, for the rest of your life, would stimulate your brain and give you any positive feelings you desire. Most people to whom I offer this imaginary choice refuse the machine. It is not just positive feelings we want: we want to be entitled to our positive feelings. -Martin Seligman

The belief that we can rely on shortcuts to happiness, joy, rapture, comfort, and ecstasy, rather than be entitled to these feelings by the exercise of personal strengths and virtues, leads to legions of people who, in the middle of great wealth, are starving spiritually. -Martin Seligman

Call me a midget, but just be real. I am all for correct terms, but please don't tiptoe around feelings. Don't be too careful, because that shuts you off from people. -Peter Dinklage

You have to give a wound time to heal and think of other people's feelings. -Tracy Morgan

Everybody's out to get something from somebody. 'Gold diggers' doesn't just mean money, it can mean time, it can mean feelings. It can mean anything when you're taking and not giving. When people don't know how to reciprocate. -Tracy Morgan

Right after something happens to me, the first thing I'll do is go write when those feelings are really, really fresh. I'll hum a tune into my phone sometimes. -Troye Sivan

'Betrayed' starts off with Shane Gallagher rescuing Elena Reyes and a group of hostages from a madman with a gun. And as the story progresses and Shane's feelings for Elena blossom, his urge to protect her grows. -Ruth Glick

When I'm writing, I need to amplify my thoughts and feelings on just a conversation that I might have had with somebody – somebody close to me. It's often the case that the people closest to me are the people on my mind the most. -James Bay

I have suffered from migraines since childhood and have long been curious about my own aching head, my dizziness, my divine lifting feelings, my sparklers and black holes, and my single visual hallucination of a little pink man and a pink ox on the floor of my bedroom. -Siri Hustvedt

All of us have a bit of a sociopath inside of us, and it's wrong to think that somebody is just clearly sociopathic, because they're not. It's interesting to explore the shadings and nuances within a person. Those feelings exist within more human beings than people may want to acknowledge. -Dan Gilroy

As a Marvel fan who grew up with 'The Avengers' and 'Ant-Man' and everything, I definitely have my own sort of feelings about what I want to see as a fan in an 'Ant-Man' movie. -Peyton Reed

'Whiplash' scared me. I feel you should only do projects that scare you to some degree. I get motivated by those sorts of feelings. -Damien Chazelle

I feel like part of getting better at writing is knowing where to find that inspiration. Right after something happens to me, the first thing I'll do is go write when those feelings are really, really fresh. -Troye Sivan

I think Usher is a bonafide superstar because he's very honest in his songs, and people can relate to that, especially in the feelings and textures of his voice. He is one of the best. -Diplo

With physical prep work, you know if you go to the gym, you will get size. There's no chance it won't happen. The emotional prep work is a variable. You could step onto the set one day and have a disconnect with your thoughts and feelings and have a rough day acting because you can't quite tap into what you need. -Chris Evans

I've loved Danielle Spencer since 1989 – that's never going to change – and that's one of those things where I stare at her and go, 'How did it fail?' I still can't work it out, because my feelings for her have never changed. -Russell Crowe

Somehow our society has formed a one-sided view of the human personality, and for some reason everyone understood giftedness and talent only as it applied to the intellect. But it is possible not only to be talented in one's thoughts but also to be talented in one's feelings as well. -Lev Vygotsky

When I go speak to these kids through my foundation and am able to sit down and tell them some of the things that I've been through, they can look up and relate to me, and they can understand the feelings I had that are similar to what they're going through and feeling. -Marshawn Lynch

It's always really challenging trying to go from player to player/coach. You have a kind of friendship basis of relationship with all of your teammates, and now you go to this power position where you have to make decisions that might hurt people's feelings. -Abby Wambach

I'm an emotional person, and I externalise my feelings a lot with some things, but I'm strong with others. -Luis Suarez

Certainly I have made comments on American society with the various pictures and have done about nine antiwar paintings. But I did them because I was incorporating my feelings into my work. -James Rosenquist

Clean fighting solves everything. It ends all bad blood and any ill feelings people have. That's my thoughts. -Conor McGregor

I always liked Barbara Howar and admired her spunk. I know that she considered me – and Alice Roosevelt Longworth – an exception to her negative feelings about Washington widows and single women, whom she basically found dispensable. -Katharine Graham

It is not proper to project our feelings onto things or to attribute our own sensations and passions to them. Can it also be improper to see in them a guide, a way of life? -Octavio Paz

If I love a comic but they have an off night, who am I to say they should have taken out this or added that? It doesn't work that way… I have no interest in hurting people's feelings. -Andy Kindler

My goal isn't to wake up in the morning and hurt people's feelings. -Andy Kindler

I wanted to show life and to see ourselves and our behaviour through an outsider's eye… from the point of view of someone who knows nothing about being a human being… He doesn't have the feelings that the rest of us do. -Jeff Lindsay

I like Oprah. I could sit around and make vision boards all day, but I wouldn't actually get anything done if I were to concentrate on my feelings rather than doing. -Jen Lancaster

Ideas come from ordinary, everyday life. And from imagination. And from feelings. And from memories. Memories of dust in my sneakers and humming whitewalls down a hill called Monkey. -Jerry Spinelli

I tell the story by feel most of the time, and I am not much given to labyrinthian digressions but seem to be naturally drawn to compression and pace, and the feelings come about on their own. -Daniel Woodrell

When I started out playing small clubs, you could feel the room recoil from certain kinds of songs. Anything that was too personal, that had a sentiment to it, or was laying out your feelings, was immediately booed. People would start throwing things. And anything that was really provocative or humorous or radical was embraced or cheered. -Beck

If the spectrum linking everyday depression to Major Depression sometimes hinders understanding of it, it also offers an opportunity for empathy. Because almost everyone, at some point, experiences feelings of sadness, of hopelessness, of emptiness, not to mention lethargy and irritability. -Gayle Forman

When you stop resisting your emotions, you will quickly realize that your feelings are your friends. They are your soul's way to communicate with you and are meant to guide and inform you. -Debbie Ford

A high nutrient density diet was associated with more feelings of hunger in the mouth and throat and less in the head and stomach. -Joel Fuhrman

As humans with egos and feelings, none of us wants to be pilloried. But as thinkers and writers, it's our job to express opinions forthrightly and without qualifying them out of existence. -Meghan Daum

Japanese people are not known for expressing their feelings through singing and dancing, but I like to sing a lot. I don't just sing to myself in the shower. I sing everywhere. -Tao Okamoto

Happiness and suffering are feelings – parts of our mind – and so their main causes are not to be found outside the mind. If we really want to be truly happy and free from suffering, we must improve our understanding of the mind. -Kelsang Gyatso

When I'm challenged, I grow. I never want to be in a situation where I'm not challenged and not afraid. One of my favorite feelings is stepping into a film and knowing that I'm a little bit afraid of what I have to accomplish. -Nikki Reed

I love long sentences. My big heroes of fiction writing are Henry James and Proust – people who recognise that life doesn't consist of declarative statements, but rather modifications, qualifications and feelings. -John Burnside

I learned a lot from Rudimental's live set. It's all about good feelings, good vibes and a good time, and that's what I want from my shows. I like big, bolshy performances, like Beyonce. I can't dance like her, though. -Ella Eyre

In 2007, I sold my first book, 'Grimspace.' It says it's SF on the spine. I believe it to be SF, though it's certainly written differently. I write in first person, present tense, and the protagonist is a woman with a woman's thoughts, feelings, and sexual desires. -Ann Aguirre

Emotions often must be portrayed from an inner feeling, of course, but I had a double advantage because I was learning to direct my as-yet expressionless feelings as well as gaining an ability to express emotion by a very conscious manipulation of my muscles. -Jane Greer

Despite my confidence and self-belief, I've always wrestled with feelings of insecurity. To be honest, I think most people in show business are insecure. -Bobby Davro

To be more childlike, you don't have to give up being an adult. The fully integrated person is capable of being both an adult and a child simultaneously. Recapture the childlike feelings of wide-eyed excitement, spontaneous appreciation, cutting loose, and being full of awe and wonder at this magnificent universe. -Wayne Dyer

I have tender feelings for Nixon because everybody has warm feelings about their childhood. Actually, I didn't like the Watergate trials 'cause they interrupted 'The Munsters.' -Stephen Colbert

You can be cocky and confident, but when you start developing feelings for someone, suddenly your self-esteem drops a bit. -Russell Tovey

Lord keep us all from sin. Teach us how to walk circumspectly; enable us to guard our minds against error of doctrine, our hearts against wrong feelings, and our lives against evil actions. -Charles Spurgeon

When I did 'Esquire,' I did a lot of celebrity covers, but the celebrity cover was Hubert Humphrey as a dummy, sitting on Lyndon Johnson's lap and aping his feelings about the war. I did celebrity covers that made a difference in what was going on in American culture. -George Lois

One of my favorite feelings is the sense I get from pouring over parts of my past before lighting them up and leaving it all behind me to start over again. -Madi Diaz

In many ways, cartooning is my therapy. I've always said they're like my diaries. It's thoughts and feelings and things I've seen on any particular day. -Bruce Eric Kaplan

Selling is essentially a transfer of feelings. -Zig Ziglar

What I'm trying to do is make photographs that are universally understood… that cross cultural lines. I want my photographs to be about the basic emotions and feelings that we all experience. -Mary Ellen Mark

I'm always looking for complicated characters in fiction about whom I can feel a dozen feelings at once – in the space of a single paragraph, even. -Edan Lepucki

Ch'in Shih-huang is the first emperor of China. He united seven separate kingdoms into a single nation. He built the Great Wall and was buried with the terra-cotta soldiers. The Chinese have mixed feelings about him. They're proud of the nation he created, but he was a maniacal tyrant. -Gene Luen Yang

Just the fact that a thousand people in front of me were ready to hear me sing was one of the best feelings I can think of. -Shawn Mendes

For favorite games, I have sentimental feelings toward the Nintendo 64. I don't know why, but that period just resonates with me – 'Goldeneye' and 'Ocarina of Time' and 'Rogue Squadron.' -Rahul Kohli

Complicated feelings are fertile soil for creative ideas. -Kelly Sue DeConnick

Embrace every opportunity of exercising kind feelings and doing good to others, especially to the household of faith. -Adoniram Judson

A mission to Rangoon we had been accustomed to regard with feelings of horror. But it was now brought to a point. We must either venture there or be sent to Europe. -Adoniram Judson

I suppose they think me an old man and imagine it is nothing for one like me to resign a life so full of trials. But I am not old – at least in that sense; you know I am not. Oh, no man ever left the world with more inviting prospects, with brighter hopes, or warmer feelings – warmer feelings. -Adoniram Judson

Men's most superficial feelings lead them to prefer cruel laws. Nevertheless, when they are subjected to them themselves, it is in each man's interest that they be moderate, because the fear of being injured is greater than the desire to injure. -Cesare Beccaria

The decisive factor for the future of Europe – and before all things, for the 'restoration' of Europe – will be whether political thought and national feelings are influenced by the reality of internationalism. -Ellen Key

For members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the term 'testimony' is a warm and familiar word in our religious expressions. It is tender and sweet. It has always a certain sacredness about it. When we talk about testimony, we refer to feelings of our heart and mind rather than an accumulation of logical, sterile facts. -Dieter F. Uchtdorf

I have strong feelings about cookbooks because I am a lover of them and student of them and devourer of them and collect them. I find them to be a great source of inspiration. When I was a cook and not making much money, I always used to spend most of what I had on cookbooks. -Wylie Dufresne

My mother taught me caring and sensitivity towards the feelings of others, animals as well as humans. She gave me much good, practical advice for getting through life. -Robert C. Merton

I was thinking things had changed: that the next generation of men weren't as institutionally misogynist as the previous were. And then, suddenly, the Internet came along and gave them a platform to voice their feelings anonymously. And boy, did the bile come out. -Val McDermid

I had feelings that I didn't know what to do with, and I felt better when I started writing them. I thought of it as poetry. I did notice girls really liked it. Better than football. They liked the combination. -Edward Hirsch

The commitment to working at poetry is important because a poet is a maker, and a poem is a made thing. We have to honor our feelings by working to transform them into something meaningful and lasting. -Edward Hirsch

Formalized rules of manners were so great because they left no room for basic human haplessness. They allowed us to circumvent our natural boorish tendency to disregard the feelings of others. -Lynn Coady

I've met writers who wanted to be writers from the age of six, but I certainly had no feelings like that. It was only in the Philippines when I was about 15 that I started reading books by very contemporary writers of the Beatnik generation. -Romesh Gunesekera

It is difficult to express in words the feelings of happiness and pride which fill me. -Gherman Titov

Actors get to go to these amazing worlds. In 'Terminator,' I was a cyborg with feelings; in 'Avatar,' I lived for 15 months on a fantastical planet, and in 'Clash of the Titans,' I get to fight a scorpion the size of a dump truck. It's a bizarre job, but you explore yourself. -Sam Worthington

Because fashion essentially is art, and as an artist and someone who is also a musician and an artist in regards to drawing and painting, anything I can do that expresses my feelings is something I'm really drawn to. -Ruby Rose

Everything I write about either I have gone through or I know somebody has gone through, so it's very close to me, but sometimes it's about taking those feelings and exaggerating on them a little bit: being a bit more dramatic but still keeping them relatable. -Tori Kelly

The football playoffs feature one-off affairs, without bad feelings building from weekend to weekend. In addition, football uses platoons for offense and defense and kicking, so only the interior linemen have a chance to really get up close and personal with one another. -George Vecsey

I think poetry was always where I went to deal with my deepest feelings. -Jonathan Galassi

I maintain that the past record of my race is a true index of the feelings which today animate them. They bear toward their former masters no revengeful thoughts, no hatreds, no animosities. They aim not to elevate themselves by sacrificing one single interest of their white fellow-citizens. -Hiram Rhodes Revels

Keep in mind that it is very important to stay moving and to get exercise – positive feelings about our appearance develop once we start taking control of our health. -Katherine Schwarzenegger

I remember keeping a lot of journals and diaries and trying to form a complete thought just based off of those immediate, raw feelings. If anything, I was conscious about how I just always wanted to be as honest as possible, no matter how vulnerable it would make me seem. -Gallant

I think that if journalists, reporters who spend a lot of time on a story, are honest with themselves, we all have feelings about our subjects – I mean, unless you're a robot. -Sarah Koenig

Anthropomorphism is such an interesting concept. It means projecting human thoughts and emotions onto an animal. Which implies that thoughts and feelings belong to humans alone. Of course, if you believe in evolution, or if you believe in the Bible, that's not so. Both evolution and the Bible tell us that we're part of a family. -Sy Montgomery

I think irony precludes really feeling deeply about anything. I just didn't want to be that kind of writer who found nothing that wasn't worth indictment. I admire Willa Cather so much because she was unafraid to have big feelings and put them on the page. I just want to be able to believe in things. -Tony Earley

Every song I've ever written always starts with the words because I want the music to be the musical extension of the feelings of the words, and not the words being the emotional extension of the feeling of the music. -John Trudell

Everybody interprets things differently with their own perception, and I want poetry to pull out of them their own feelings. -John Trudell

Whatever may be my feelings of personal gratitude to the Navy of the United States, I feel myself under still greater obligations to them for the honor they have done to the American name in every part of the globe. -Marquis de Lafayette

The more tools we have directors and cinematographers will be able to express more and create different worlds and feelings. It's like having more instruments in an orchestra. -Emmanuel Lubezki

I just like to explore honest thoughts or feelings. How I'm feeling at the time. I want to explore it and talk about it and have a conversation with the audience. I want to throw something out there, see how they feel about it, and tell them how I feel about it. I know that's really relaxed, but that's the most fun. -Jerrod Carmichael

What I find, particularly with young writers and readers, is that they don't want complicated feelings. -Marlon James

I'm happy to not know what I think about stuff; I'm happy to change my mind. But it's relatively recently that I've been able to apply that to feelings. I used to like to know what I felt. I didn't want those feelings to be complicated or muddled or clashing. -Marlon James

Sometimes emotions can win fights. Sometimes letting your feelings out in a fight can win you the fight. When it means the world to you, it's not just a sports contest – a boxing match for money or belts. -Tyson Fury

When somebody throws something out the car window, honk at them, but don't give them the finger. We've got to temper our negative feelings about people who desecrate the environment. -Letitia Baldrige

When I smell pho, I just automatically think of my mom. All these nostalgic feelings and memories come rushing through my head. -Michelle Phan

It's everyone's responsibility to build up other women rather than tear them down. Be self-aware and proactive. It's not wrong to have those thoughts, but you can change how you respond to those feelings. Take a mental step back, and think about why you're feeling that way. -Lilly Singh

Pop was a devout Roman Catholic; I'm a lapsed Catholic. I'm not the village atheist, but I exert my right not to believe, and I doubt I would have been very public about that were he still alive, simply just so as not to hurt his feelings. -Christopher Buckley

I don't think that the Internet creates feelings that aren't there, nor does it provide an outlet. On the contrary, what I have thought about things like computer games – what has disturbed me about them – is that they appear to stimulate feelings of aggression without providing any physical release. -Mary Gaitskill

Not being locked into one set of feelings, which you run the risk of mistaking for the truth, you have greater and more intense access to all feeling states, including those you would never choose to act out. -Mary Gaitskill

What is faithfulness, anyway? Can you be unfaithful to your own feelings and faithful to someone else? Is it faithful to lie in bed night after night with someone you love but no longer desire while ardently dreaming of someone else? -Mary Gaitskill

In my music and my life, I'm honest with my feelings, and people appreciate that. That's just the way I am. -La India

I don't feel the need to define nothin' to nobody, because I'm always changing. Why say that I'm this or that when I might not be tomorrow? I'm gonna follow my own feelings and my own heart. -Keke Palmer

I do not run for the presidency merely to oppose any man, but to propose new policies. I run because I am convinced that this country is on a perilous course and because I have such strong feelings about what must be done, and I feel that I'm obliged to do all I can. -Robert Kennedy

People feel like they know you because they've read about you, and people who don't know me seem to have warm feelings about me. I seem to be popular with women. I go into the loo in restaurants, and they all say, 'Oh, I love you.' It's odd, but it's really nice, too. -Jerry Hall

I think poetry is able to say things in such a small, perfect way that are so hard to say. I think it's a perfect medium for expressing difficult ideas and concepts and feelings. It's one of my great loves. -Jerry Hall

I feel like I'm as mischievous as you can be while still never wanting to hurt anyone's feelings. I really want everyone to be happy all the time, but I do like seeing what new things you can talk about. -Megan Amram

The kinds of things that poetry can offer are timeless – mainly the kind of compression it offers of powerful language, powerful feelings and images, and, you know, the inner experience becoming outer. -Brenda Hillman

The techniques of contemporary poetry are probably the techniques of your daily life. I don't know a single person who goes into the grocery store and thinks in complete sentences. We often think in fragments, we think in little lists, we think in non-sequiturs, we think in feelings that may not match up with each other. -Brenda Hillman

I try to be as positive as I can because I truly believe I am my feelings, and if I'm sad, if I have regrets, they will show up as illnesses, they will show up as cancers… I don't want that. -Marie Helvin

Poetry and novels are lists of our devotions. We love the feel of making the marks as the feelings are rising and falling. -Eileen Myles

It's like how science fiction in the '50s was a way of talking about war without actually having to risk any political capital. The obvious metaphor is power and powerlessness, but I also think it's a way of experimenting with dangerous feelings in a safe arena and trying things out. -Margaret Stohl

Sam and Dean Winchester sitting on the top of the Impala sharing their feelings over a beer is a reward worth driving any 'Supernatural' demon away – but in real life, they'd have crippling co-dependency issues. -Margaret Stohl

Everything I write is about big feelings. What I care about is trying to be brave enough to feel how you feel and to be emotionally true. -Margaret Stohl

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