Quotations on Feeling

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My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.
- Hank Aaron
(Keywords: Feeling, Trouble)

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)

Many human beings say that they enjoy the winter, but what they really enjoy is feeling proof against it.
- Richard Adams
(Keywords: Feeling, Proof, Winter)

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)

What is there more kindly than the feeling between host and guest?
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: Feeling, Guest)

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)

The Dick, Jane, and Spot primers have gone to that bookshelf in the sky. I have, in some ways, a tender feeling toward them, so I think it's for the best.
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Keywords: Feeling, Sky)

The only thing I ever withheld from the KGB were the names of two agents whom I personally had known and handled and had a particular feeling for.
- Aldrich Ames
(Keywords: Feeling, Names)

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)

I've always had a strong feeling for the Statue of Liberty, because it became the statue of my personal liberty.
- David Antin
(Keywords: Feeling, Liberty)

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)

The guy who owned that island was from Oregon and he decided that he wanted to have an Oregon feeling to it, so he planted pine trees all over the place!
- Christopher Atkins
(Keywords: Feeling, Trees)

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)

Sometimes it's literally just a feeling that you get that somebody is more interested than someone else; and they may both say they're interested, but you get a feeling.
- John Badham
(Keywords: Feeling, May)

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)

In listing these tendencies making for a new world, we must not forget developments in the religious or spiritual thinking and feeling of mankind, where also we feel a strong unifying trend.
- Emily Greene Balch
(Keywords: Feeling, Forget, Mankind, Religious, Spiritual, Thinking, World)

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)

There's not a moment on it that will sound too familiar, as soon as it sounds comfortably familiar then we like to do something with it to take away that comfortable feeling.
- Peter Banks
(Keywords: Feeling, Sound, Will)

I raced supremely well. I felt I was as well fitted to do it as I had ever been, and as perhaps I might ever be. I went climbing three weeks before, because I was feeling fed up with running.
- Roger Bannister
(Keywords: Feeling, Running)

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)

A garden must combine the poetic and he mysterious with a feeling of serenity and joy.
- Luis Barragan
(Keywords: Feeling, Garden, Joy, Serenity)

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)

Pity is the deadliest feeling that can be offered to a woman.
- Vicki Baum
(Keywords: Feeling, Pity, Woman)

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)

And it also became clear that these conditions of inequality and historical injustice have given rise to a feeling of hate in the world - a deeply felt hate that cannot easily be overcome with a few good words.
- Ulrich Beck
(Keywords: Feeling, Hate, Inequality, Injustice, Words, World)

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)

Even nowadays a man can't step up and kill a woman without feeling just a bit unchivalrous.
- Robert Benchley
(Keywords: Feeling, Man, Woman)

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)



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