Quotations about human emotions and feelings.

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Anger Quotes

Anger is a powerful emotion that can often alert us to danger and move us to action. Anger can also cloud our judgment and lead to regrettable actions. Throughout history,…

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Nostalgia Quotes

Nostalgia is that feeling of longing one can get when thinking about the past, a longing for a time that cannot return. What have some thinkers said about nostalgia?

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Fear Quotes

Quotations about fear, a powerful emotion that causes physical changes in our breath, muscles, and heart rate and can flood the veins with adrenaline. Fear can help us face danger,…

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Guilt Quotes

Guilt is that inner sense that we've done something wrong. Here you'll find quite a variety of views of the usefulness, or not, of the emotion of guilt.

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Emotion Quotes

Emotions are complex psychological states that involve feelings, physiological changes, and cognitions. Emotions are a natural response to internal or external stimuli and are essential to human functioning. Emotions shape…

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Sadness and Sorrow Quotes

Sadness is the feeling that is the opposite of happiness or joy: an emotion of unhappiness. It's "the blues" or "feeling down." Sorrow is the word we use for deep…

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Joy Quotes

Joy -- that state of delight or gladness or exuberance that is full of pleasure and satisfaction. What brings us joy? These quotes give us a taste of what others…

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Compassion Quotes

Compassion is sympathetic care and concern for the welfare of others, and especially for the suffering of others. Compassion goes beyond empathy or sympathy, to wanting to relieve the suffering…

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Grief Quotes

Grief is a natural state of sadness when we lose a loved one, or have any loss of that magnitude. What have authors and wise people through the ages said…

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Doubt and Uncertainty Quotes

Doubt is the feeling of uncertainty about something, calling into question whether something is true or possible. Uncertainty is a feeling or status where something is not known, and can…

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Spirituality Quotes

Spirituality is a quality of life and mind, as well as a practice to bring on that quality. Spirituality is often about religious experience, and it can also describe what…