Definitions of Emotions

  1. Those affective states which can be experienced and have arousing and motivational properties.

Quotes of Emotions

  1. No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions and to build confidence in the creative spirit. – Ansel Adams
  2. The Flower of My Secret is definitely more based in true emotions I also wanted to make something more realistic, but not naturalistic or simple. – Pedro Almodovar
  3. Most of the animated films I watched, the emotions are all prepackaged like canned music, the hand actions, the sighs. – Ralph Bakshi
  4. The eyes of some of the fans at Davis Cup matches scare me. There's no light in them. Fixed emotions Blind worship. Horror. It makes me think of what happened to us long ago. – Boris Becker
  5. I've always found it easy and natural and, more importantly, necessary to articulate thoughts and feelings, and fierce emotions through the written word. Fantasy and horror came to me when I was very young. – Kim Elizabeth
  6. Failing to find in women exactly the same kind of sexual emotions as they find in themselves, men have concluded that there are none there at all. – Havelock Ellis
  7. It is the mind which creates the world around us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched. – George Gissing
  8. Emotions are the fuel to really move you along- that's the only way you can create music. If you don't feel any emotions it's not going to happen. – Jan Hammer
  9. Emotions get in the way but they don't pay me to start crying at the loss of 269 lives. They pay me to put some perspective on the situation. – Ted Koppel
  10. I once witnessed more ardent emotions between men at an Elks' Rally in Pasadena than they could ever have felt for the type of woman available to an Elk. – Anita Loos
  11. I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions – James A. Michener
  12. So while it is true that I find really dark stuff funny sometimes, it's also true that as a writer of books I want to have the whole range of human emotions – Rick Moody
  13. The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web. – Pablo Picasso
  14. The Japanese have a strong tendency to suppress their own feelings. That's the Japanese character. They kill their own emotions – Ichiro Suzuki
  15. My intellect has always been more responsible than my emotions for how I respond to the world. – Suzanne Vega

Usage examples for Emotions

  1. By going on with her work she felt better able to keep him outside her emotions – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  2. She felt soft emotions such as a girl feels, and they flattered her. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. But I am speaking here of our individual world, the world of our private thought and emotions – Pebbles on the Shore by Alpha of the Plough (Alfred George Gardiner)
  4. It is said, however, that you were carried away by your emotions – The Project Gutenberg Plays of John Galsworthy, Complete by John Galsworthy
  5. But these emotions had passed. – The Coming of the Law by Charles Alden Seltzer
  6. Behind Jamieson, the others were leaning forward, hopeful, fearful- in a fever of emotions – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  7. It is unnecessary to describe the emotions of Faustina's relations, nor their gratitude to Corona, whose explanation they accepted at once, with a delight which may easily be imagined. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  8. But he started back and was so surprised that he found no words to express his emotions – Orientations by William Somerset Maugham
  9. Lord Feltre, his companion, has done us the service to make his emotions known. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. It was indeed a day of surprises, of strange emotions and moving incidents. – The Passenger from Calais by Arthur Griffiths
  11. While my emotions were at their height a bell rang. – The House in the Mist by Anna Katharine Green
  12. The bitterness and doubt from which Wayne was suffering were not emotions that disposed him to confidence. – The Happiest Time of Their Lives by Alice Duer Miller
  13. He gazed through the window, his mind filled with various emotions – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  14. He began to realize, too, that both he and Ruth had been swept off their feet by their emotions – Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero by F. Hopkinson Smith
  15. Words, that excited hopes, that awoke thrilling emotions linger on the listening ear. – Words of Cheer for the Tempted, the Toiling, and the Sorrowing by T. S. Arthur
  16. It is the same with emotions – Platform Monologues by T. G. Tucker
  17. Bruce Carmyle's ideal was the strong man who can rise superior to his emotions – The Adventures of Sally by P. G. Wodehouse
  18. As for the young man, he was flushed and pale by turns; but he kept a quiet attitude and lowered his eyes to conceal the emotions which agitated him. – The Chouans by Honore de Balzac
  19. Surrey had made to speak a half score of times, and as often checked himself,- partly that he should not interrupt his companion; partly that he might be master of his emotions and say what he had to utter without heat or excitement. – What Answer? by Anna E. Dickinson
  20. She must control her emotions as she does her appetite. – The Colored Girl Beautiful by E. Azalia Hackley

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