A collection of quotes on emotion.
“Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.”
"Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity."
“I can resist anything except temptation.”
"Pain must enter into its glorified life of memory before it can turn into compassion…"
“I think I dislike what I don't like more than I like what I like.”
“Boredom: the desire for desires.”
“He disliked emotion, not because he felt lightly, but because he felt deeply.”
“Joy, once lost, is pain”
Percy Bysshe Shelley
"Pampered vanity is a better thing perhaps than starved pride."
"Peace is that state in which fear of any kind is unknown."
“Beware the fury of a patient man.”
“Silence is not weakness and decency is not pride”
“Though sympathy alone can't alter facts, it can help to make them more bearable.”
“To try to be brave is to be brave.”
"It is my pride, my damn'd, native, unconquerable pride, that plunges me into distraction."
“Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. ”
“Few love to hear the sins they love to act.”
“When I envied a man's spurs then they were indeed worth coveting.”
"Fear is a tyrant and a despot, more terrible than the rack, more potent than the snake."
"Honesty is as rare as a man without selfpity."
Stephen Vincent Benet