Quotations on Feeling
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In my mind's eye, I visualize how a particular... sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice.
- Ansel Adams
(Keywords: Ability, Chance, Eye, Feeling, Mind, Practice, Sense, Sight, Will)
He who is void of virtuous attachments in private life is, or very soon will be, void of all regard for his country. There is seldom an instance of a man guilty of betraying his country, who had not before lost the feeling of moral obligations in his private connections.
- Samuel Adams
(Keywords: Life, Country, Feeling, Man, Will)
I'm not the type of guy who enjoys one-night stands. It leaves me feeling very empty and cynical. It's not even fun sexually. I need to feel something for the woman and entertain the vain hope that it may lead to a relationship.
- Ben Affleck
(Keywords: Hope, Feeling, Fun, May, Woman)
When does she do all this thinking? We're together all the time but she thinks deeply about things and with feeling and she can remember the facts. We've been married 48 years.
- Alan Alda
(Keywords: Time, Facts, Feeling, Thinking, Years)
It's such a great feeling to make people laugh. I know I've made people cry or want to slit their wrists, but to make people laugh is a very intoxicating, wonderful thing.
- Joan Allen
(Keywords: People, Feeling, Want)
The best museums and museum exhibits about science or technology give you the feeling that, hey, this is interesting, but maybe I could do something here, too.
- Paul Allen
(Keywords: Science, Technology, Feeling, Museums)
I usually get myself into situations that cause sparks. I mean I'm a girl that likes the storms. I love feeling alive, I love walking out in the cold in my bare feet and feeling the ice on my toes.
- Tori Amos
(Keywords: Love, Cause, Feeling, Feet, Storms, Walking)
In symphonic music, when you are conducting, you do the same thing. You are feeling the whole orchestra, thinking ahead so you can prepare for a change.
- David Amram
(Keywords: Change, Music, Feeling, Thinking)
Be of service. Whether you make yourself available to a friend or co-worker, or you make time every month to do volunteer work, there is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of empowerment than being of service to someone in need.
- Gillian Anderson
(Keywords: Time, Work, Friend, Being, Empowerment, Feeling, Nothing, Service)
A man's brain has a more difficult time shifting from thinking to feeling than a women's brain does.
- Barbara de Angelis
(Keywords: Time, Women, Feeling, Man, Thinking)
For me, the toughest thing for kids to deal with is when the parents are fighting. It's not violence on them - it's the feeling of violence in the family.
- Avi Arad
(Keywords: Family, Feeling, Fighting, Kids, Parents, Violence)
It is important to me that what Poe has to say gets across to people. I want to give people the feeling that I get from all this. I think that we are succeeding. The feedback is very warm.
- John Astin
(Keywords: People, Feeling, Want)
No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible.
- W. H. Auden
(Keywords: People, Feeling, Opera)
Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of his head are easier by far to count than his feeling, the movements of his heart.
- Saint Augustine
(Keywords: Soul, Heart, Feeling, Man, Play)
With a group of bankers I always had the feeling that success was measured by the extent one gave nothing away.
- Francis Aungier
(Keywords: Success, Feeling, Nothing)
The feeling remains that God is on the journey, too.
- Saint Teresa of Avila
(Keywords: God, Feeling, Journey)
He wasn't really Method but he believed that when you did a role there were lots of things you could do with your co-star in order to create the right environment. You known, if you were supposed to be in love, to create that feeling between the two of you.
- Jane Badler
(Keywords: Love, Environment, Feeling, Order, Right)
I have the ability to sing with emotion and feeling, but if you say I sound like Billie Holiday, that's cool. Let's look at who Billie was: she was this person, this singer, this beautiful diva who could move the audience with the slightest gesture of her hand.
- Erykah Badu
(Keywords: Ability, Emotion, Feeling, Holiday, Sound)
I'm obsessive about the kind of melodrama of getting through the days and trying to make them good and funny and a happy experience. But my feeling towards the fans is that they delivered me from darkness.
- Tom Baker
(Keywords: Funny, Experience, Darkness, Fans, Feeling, Trying)
Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions - of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas.
- James M. Baldwin
(Keywords: Success, Ideas, Failure, Balance, Compromise, Consciousness, Feeling, Rivalry)
I want love, because love is the best feeling in the whole world.
- Fairuza Balk
(Keywords: Love, Feeling, Want, World)
Most of them are pretty down records, pretty unhappy, pretty confused. Which only reflects how people in general were feeling, I mean really the sense that you get is society running down.
- Lester Bangs
(Keywords: Society, People, Feeling, Pretty, Running, Sense)
I've had lots of replies, we're into the double figures now. And the overall standard is very good. In fact I've been feeling a little guilty, because I haven't replied to anyone yet - it is something I will be doing.
- Peter Banks
(Keywords: Fact, Feeling, Now, Will)
I think that is a universal adolescent feeling, trying to find your place. The adolescent who is perfectly adjusted to his environment, I've yet to meet.
- Roger Bannister
(Keywords: Environment, Feeling, Trying)
I look at myself, and I see a Spanish person who's trying to be understood by an English-speaking audience and is putting a lot of energy into that, instead of into expressing himself freely and feeling comfortable.
- Javier Bardem
(Keywords: Energy, English, Feeling, Trying)
I'm a vegetarian - I think there's a strong possibility, had I not become a vegetarian, I would not be working now. I became a vegetarian about 25 years ago, and I did it out of concern for animals. But I immediately began having more energy and feeling better.
- Bob Barker
(Keywords: Possibility, Animals, Concern, Energy, Feeling, Now, Years)
Human relations are built on feeling, not on reason or knowledge. And feeling is not an exact science; like all spiritual qualities, it has the vagueness of greatness about it.
- Amelia E. Barr
(Keywords: Science, Knowledge, Greatness, Feeling, Reason, Spiritual)
Since I was seventeen I thought I might be a star. I'd think about all my heroes, Charlie Parker, Jimi Hendrix... I had a romantic feeling about how these people became famous.
- Jean-Michel Basquiat
(Keywords: Thought, People, Famous, Feeling, Heroes, Romantic)
Terri's death brings to a close a very tragic, human and personal event that has left everyone with a feeling of emptiness, regardless of what side of the issue you may have been on.
- Bob Beauprez
(Keywords: Death, Feeling, May)
In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation.
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Keywords: Fear, Being, Feeling, Homosexuality, Man, Obligation, Restraint, Woman)
Basic human contact - the meeting of eyes, the exchanging of words - is to the psyche what oxygen is to the brain. If you're feeling abandoned by the world, interact with anyone you can.
- Martha Beck
(Keywords: Eyes, Feeling, Meeting, Words, World)
Although beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, the feeling of being beautiful exists solely in the mind of the beheld.
- Martha Beck
(Keywords: Beauty, Being, Eye, Feeling, May, Mind)
Guided only by their feeling for symmetry, simplicity, and generality, and an indefinable sense of the fitness of things, creative mathematicians now, as in the past, are inspired by the art of mathematics rather than by any prospect of ultimate usefulness.
- E. T. Bell
(Keywords: Art, Fitness, Feeling, Mathematicians, Mathematics, Now, Past, Sense, Simplicity, Usefulness)
The destructive character lives from the feeling, not that life is worth living, but that suicide is not worth the trouble.
- Walter Benjamin
(Keywords: Life, Character, Feeling, Living, Suicide, Trouble, Worth)
Music is at once the product of feeling and knowledge, for it requires from its disciples, composers and performers alike, not only talent and enthusiasm, but also that knowledge and perception which are the result of protracted study and reflection.
- Alban Berg
(Keywords: Music, Talent, Knowledge, Enthusiasm, Perception, Composers, Feeling, Reflection, Result, Study)
There is no greater joy than that of feeling oneself a creator. The triumph of life is expressed by creation.
- Henri Bergson
(Keywords: Life, Creation, Feeling, Joy)
He who is incapable of feeling strong passions, of being shaken by anger, of living in every sense of the word, will never be a good actor.
- Sarah Bernhardt
(Keywords: Anger, Actor, Being, Feeling, Living, Sense, Will, Word)
The key to the mystery of a great artist is that for reasons unknown, he will give away his energies and his life just to make sure that one note follows another... and leaves us with the feeling that something is right in the world.
- Leonard Bernstein
(Keywords: Life, Artist, Feeling, Key, Mystery, Right, Will, World)
When you've toured for about 10 years like me, you end up feeling like you're always waiting for somebody or something. The whole day is a drag.
- Ritchie Blackmore
(Keywords: Day, End, Feeling, Waiting, Years)
I just believe that the feeling of wonder is amazing. I am pushing myself as far as I can humanly push myself... I can only hope for the best and expect the worse.
- David Blaine
(Keywords: Hope, Feeling, Wonder)
We see that every external motion, act, gesture, whether voluntary or mechanical, organic or mental, is produced and preceded by internal feeling or emotion, will or volition, and thought or mind.
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Keywords: Thought, Act, Emotion, Feeling, Mind, Will)
In our short walks we passed the kitchen where food was prepared for the nurses and doctors. There we got glimpses of melons and grapes and all kinds of fruits, beautiful white bread and nice meats, and the hungry feeling would be increased tenfold.
- Nellie Bly
(Keywords: Food, Doctors, Feeling, Kitchen, Nurses)
Innocence of heart and violence of feeling are necessary in any kind of superior achievement: The arts cannot exist without them.
- Louise Bogan
(Keywords: Heart, Feeling, Innocence, Violence)
Yet, in spite of this world-wide system of linkages, there is, at this very moment, a general feeling that communication is breaking down everywhere, on an unparalleled scale.
- David Bohm
(Keywords: Communication, Feeling, World)
We are all agreed that your theory is crazy. The question which divides us is whether it is crazy enough to have a chance of being correct. My own feeling is that it is not crazy enough.
- Niels Bohr
(Keywords: Being, Chance, Feeling, Question, Theory)
I hate it when people slag us off. We had done three tours during 1970 and we finished off feeling we had just about had enough. We had done so much in that short space of time, we were drained.
- John Bonham
(Keywords: Time, People, Feeling, Hate, Space)
The first and most important step toward success is the feeling that we can succeed.
- Nelson Boswell
(Keywords: Success, Feeling, First, Succeed)
Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Keywords: Enemies, Feeling, Jealousy)
I have a feeling that being in love sometimes means the projection of your desires onto another person. The important thing is that you like the other person, respect the other person and want to raise children with the other person.
- Eric Braeden
(Keywords: Love, Being, Children, Feeling, Respect, Want)
By crying on my bed, drinking quite a lot and feeling tempted by drugs. Well, just not reading it to be perfectly honest with you. I know it's a bit of a copout.
- Jo Brand
(Keywords: Bed, Drinking, Drugs, Feeling, Reading)