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Emotions Quotes

17 of the best book quotes about emotions
  1. #1
    “Can’t you ever do things without reason, just like everybody else?”
  2. #2
    “Tink was not all bad: or, rather, she was all bad just now, but, on the other hand, sometimes she was all good. Fairies have to be one thing or the other, because being so small they unfortunately have room for one feeling only at a time. They are, however, allowed to change, only it must be a complete change.”
  3. #3
    “Just because you have the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn’t mean we all have!”
  4. #4
    “He knew that there was no quick comfort for emotions like those. They were deeper and they did not need to be told. They were felt.”
    author
    Lois Lowry
    book
    The Giver
    character
    Jonas
    concept
    Emotions
  5. #5
    “You can’t help what you feel, but you can help how you behave.”
  6. #6
    “I can feel what you’re feeling now — and you are worth it.”
  7. #7
    “I do not ask the wounded person how he feels, I myself become the wounded person.”
  8. #8
    “I always channel my emotions into my work. That way, I don’t hurt anyone but myself.”
  9. #9
    “I guess I’m pretty emotional.”
  10. #10
    “We cannot selectively numb emotions, when we numb the painful emotions, we also numb the positive emotions.”
  11. #11
    “I am angry nearly every day of my life.”
  12. #12
    “There was not even a zephyr stirring; the dead noonday heat had even stilled the songs of the birds; nature lay in a trance that was broken by no sound but the occasional far-off hammering of a woodpecker, and this seemed to render the pervading silence and sense of loneliness the more profound. The boy’s soul was steeped in melancholy; his feelings were in happy accord with his surroundings.”
  13. #13
    “I get cross, then sad, and finally end up turning my heart inside out, the bad part on the outside and the good part on the inside, and keep trying to find a way to become what I’d like to be and what I could be if . . . if only there were no other people in the world.”
  14. #14
    “It was the same way with silence. This was more than silence. A deaf person can feel vibrations. Here there was nothing to feel.”
  15. #15
    “I don’t want no better book than what your face is.”
  16. #16
    “I will sleep no more but arise, You oceans that have been calm within me! how I feel you, fathomless, stirring, preparing unprecedented waves and storms.”
  17. #17
    “June played with her eyes closed, as if May’s spirit getting into heaven depended solely on her. You have never heard such music, how it made us believe death was nothing but a doorway.”
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