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Never let your emotions rule, but always let them testify.

Never let your emotions rule, but always let them testify.

[more thoughts on emotional intelligence…]

Never let your emotions rule, but always let them testify.

– Robert Brault

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

The feeling is often the deeper truth, the opinion the more superficial one.

– Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare

Yes, that’s the worst of it.  It’s a desperately vexatious thing that, after all one’s reflections and quiet determinations, we should be ruled by moods that one can’t calculate on beforehand.

– George Eliot

But are not this struggle and even the mistakes one may make better, and do they not develop us more, than if we kept systematically away from emotions?

– Vincent Van Gogh

How much has to be explored and discarded before reaching the naked flesh of feeling.

– Claude Debussy

One’s suffering disappears when one lets oneself go, when one yields – even to sadness.

– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Sorrow like rain makes roses and mud.

– Austin O’Malley

All emotions are pure which gather you and lift you up; that emotion is impure which seizes only one side of your being and so distorts you.

– Ranier Maria Rilke

To give vent now and then to his feelings, whether of pleasure or discontent, is a great ease to a man’s heart.

– Francesco Guicciardini

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