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Feelings Quotes


These are some of the best 'Feelings' quotations and sayings.

A word - a look, which at one time would make no impression - at another time wounds the heart; and like a shaft flying with the wind, pierces deep, which, with its own natural force, would scarce have reached the object aimed at.

Cultivate consideration for the feelings of other people if you would not have your own injured. Those who complain most of ill-usage are those who abuse others the oftenest.

Every human feeling is greater and larger than its exciting cause - a proof, I think, that man is designed for a higher state of existence.

Feeling does not become stronger in the religious life by waiting, but by using it.

Feeling hearts, touch them but rightly, pour a thousand melodies unheard before.

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

Feelings come and go, like light troops following the victory of the present; but principles, like troops of the line, are undisturbed and stand fast.

In religion faith does not spring out of feeling, but feeling out of faith. - The less we feel the more we should trust. - We cannot feel right till we have believed.

Our higher feelings move our animal nature; and our animal nature, irritated, may call back a semblance of those emotions; but the whole difference between nobleness and baseness lies in the question, whether the feeling begins from below or above.

Some people carry their hearts in their heads; very many carry their heads in their hearts. The difficulty is to keep them apart, and yet both actively working together.

Song is the tone of feeling. * * * If song, however, be the tone of feeling, what is beautiful singing? The balance of feeling, not the absence of it.

Strong feelings do not necessarily make a strong character. The strength of a man is to be measured by the power of the feelings he subdues, not by the power of those which subdue him.

The heart has often been compared to the needle of the compass for its constancy; has it ever been so for its variations? - Yet were any man to keep minutes of his feelings from youth to age, what a table of variations would they present - how numerous, how diverse, now strange!

The heart of man is older than his head. The first-born is sensitive, but blind - his younger brother has a cold, but all-comprehensive glance. The blind must consent to be led by the clear­sighted, if he would avoid falling.

The heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touched by the thorns.

The last, best fruit that comes late to perfection, even in the kindliest soul, is tenderness toward the hard, forbearance toward the unforbearing, warmth of heart toward the cold, and philanthropy toward the misanthropic.

Thought is deeper than all speech; feeling deeper than all thought; soul to souls can never teach what unto themselves was taught.