Some Inspirational Quotes

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When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures of emotion.

Dale Carnegie

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Most of us think of ourselves as thinking creatures that feel, but we are actually feeling creatures that think.

Jill Bolte Taylor / neuroanatomist

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The emotions of man are stirred more quickly than man's intelligence.

Oscar Wilde

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I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.

Oscar Wilde

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Let's not forget that the little emotions are the great captains of our lives and we obey them without realizing it.

Vincent Van Gogh

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The mind is always the dupe of the heart.

François de La Rochefoucauld

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Empathy is the gift of hearing someone without taking it personally.

Marshall Rosenberg

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We canʼt selectively numb emotion. Numb the dark and you numb the light.

Brene Brown

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When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.

Simon Sinek

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The most important thing is the little suns. The little suns of each day. A smile, a word of encouragement, an exchange, a small pleasure or a big one, everything that makes us happy, joyful, alive. All the little suns that illuminate our days and that we should not miss.

Jacques Brel

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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine de Saint Exupéry

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We have seen that emotions last a few seconds, that moods last, let's say, a day, and that temperament is forged over the years. So, if we want to change, obviously, we must first act on our emotions, which will allow us to intervene on our moods, which will eventually stabilize in the form of a modified temperament. In other words, we must start by working on the instantaneous events that occur in our mind.

As we often say: "Let's deal with the minutes, the hours will take care of themselves. "

Matthieu Ricard

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Only he who knows his own weaknesses can endure those of others.

Japanese proverb


In the beginning was emotion.

Louis Ferdinand Céline

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You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.

Jon Kabat Zinn

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Anger is never without a reason, but seldom a good one. 

Benjamin Franklin

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Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions.

Elizabeth Gilbert

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Everyone knows what an emotion is, until asked to give a definition.

B. Fehr & J.A. Russell

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The question is not whether intelligent machines can have any emotions, but whether machines can be intelligent without emotions.

Marvin Minsky

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The essential difference between emotion and reason is that emotion leads to action while reason leads to conclusions.

Donald Calne

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Change happens in the boiler room of our emotions - so find out how to light their fires.

Jeff Dewar

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Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotions, and knowledge.


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We are dangerous when we are not conscious of our responsibility for how we behave, think, and feel

Marshall Rosenberg

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There will always be someone smarter than you. There will always be someone faster than you. There will always be someone stronger than you. That means that your only real job is to be the best at connecting with other people.

Julien Smith

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Imagination triggers emotion, emotion triggers feelings, feelings trigger behavior.

Francis Xavier Muldoon

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Your emotions make you human. Even the unpleasant ones have a purpose. Don’t lock them away. If you ignore them, they just get louder and angrier.

Sabaa Tahir

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Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.

Dalai Lama

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Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions.

David Borenstein

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The real problem of humanity is the following: we have paleolithic emotions; medieval institutions; and god-like technology.

E.O. Wilson

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Either the emotions are going to drive you, or you're going to drive them. You have to learn some skills to help use those emotions to take you where you want to go.

Matt Kursh

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