strong feelings Quotes

24 of the best book quotes about strong feelings
  1. #1
    “I’m afraid I’m in love with you,’ said Dick, ‘and that’s not the best thing that could happen”
  2. #2
    “Choices will continually be necessary and -- let us not forget -- possible. Obedience to God is always possible. It is a deadly error to fall into the notion that when feelings are extremely strong we can do nothing but act on them.”
  3. #3
    “Feeling pain is still better than not feeling, isn’t it?”
  4. #4
    “You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.”
  5. #5
    “If you can find someone like that, someone who you can hold and close your eyes to the world with, then you’re lucky. Even if it only lasts for a minute or a day.”
  6. #6
    “I think I remember what love was like before. There were complex emotional and biological factors. [...] The new love is simpler. Easier. But small.”
  7. #7
    “Smells and sounds I’d grown up with and known every year of my life until then but that had suddenly turned on me and acquired an inflection forever colored by the events of that summer.”
  8. #8
    “Something that was mine was in his mouth, more his than mine now. I don’t know what happened to me at that moment as I kept staring at him, but suddenly, I had a fierce urge to cry. And rather than fight it, as with orgasm, I simply let myself go, if only to show him something equally private about me as well.”
  1. #9
    “I watched him put the peach in his mouth and slowly begin to eat it, staring at me so intensely that I thought even lovemaking didn’t go so far…I could tell he was tasting it at that very instant.”
  2. #10
    “I hate him. I hate him for being so brutal. I hate that I’m beholden to him. I hate that I’m in love with his wife and something damned close to that with the elephant. And most of all, I hate that I’ve let them both down.”
  3. #11
    “It was hard to let go of that; to let go of the life I had before, but the truth was, it was harder for me to stay there inside the pain. I wasn’t strong enough to live there no matter how much I wanted to.”
  4. #12
    “‘That wasn’t just a kiss, Cather. There was no just.’”
  5. #13
    “My heart pounds so hard that, despite the roaring of the crowd, I am aware of blood whooshing through my ears. I am filled to overflowing, bursting with love.”
  6. #14
    “Preceding accomplishment must be desire. Thy desires must be strong and definite.”
  7. #15
    ″ He expected her to feel what she did not know how to feel. ”
  8. #16
    “Reality is brimming over with beautiful things, scintillating feelings. How many of them have I been missing?”

Books about grief

View All
Picture book
Add to list
Picture book
Add to list
Picture book
Add to list
Picture book
Add to list
Picture book
Add to list
Picture book
Add to list
Picture book
Add to list
Chapter book
Add to list
  1. #17
    “Only with time do we really learn who the other person is and come to love the person for him- or herself and not just for the feelings and experiences they give us.”
  2. #18
    “Empathy combined with stronger emotions leads to compassion.”
  3. #19
    “Because of these strong feelings and deep thoughts, most high sensitive children are unusually empathic. So they suffer more when others suffer and become interested early in social justice.”
  4. #20
    “Sensitive children are also more affected by the moods of their parents - for example, anxiety. You can imagine the vicious cycle that can create.”
  5. #21
    “Do you have any lingering concern that your chid may find it difficult to be truly happy or successful? If so, stop worrying. Many highly sensitive people have told me that they believe they feel far more joy and contentment far more deeply than others.”
  6. #22
    “Highly sensitive children need to feel heard, as they often have deep feelings or good reasons for what they were doing and they are unusually disillusioned by injustice. Getting an accurate statement of your child’s feelings and viewpoint will help both of you decide what to do.”
  7. #23
    “All at once she felt weak, and the misery of her childhood, the disappointment of her first love, her nephew’s departure, the death of Virginie, all swept over her like a wave, rising into her throat, choking her.”
  8. #24
    “I hadn’t expected physical pain. A burning sensation in my chest as if a large smoldering boulder had somehow lodged there overnight. A king of drawn-out slowly unfolding panic. The exact opposite of excitement.”
Book Topics › empathy
Children's Books About Empathy