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Emotional Intelligence Quotes

Welcome to our emotional intelligence quotes page. Here you can find deeper learnings about how to understand your emotions both positive and negative.

Emotional intelligence quotes

“Feelings or emotions are the universal language and are to be honored. They are the authentic expression of who you are at your deepest place.”

Judith Wright

“Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But , of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.”

T.S. Eliot

“If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand, if you don’t have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can’t have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far.”

Daniel Goleman

“Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. the more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.”

Zig Ziglar

“Colours, like features, follow the change of the emotions.”

Pablo Picasso

“Everything we do is for the purpose of altering consciousness. We form friendships so that we can feel certain emotions, like love, and to avoid others, like loneliness.”

Sam Harris

” Spending time with negative people can be the fastest way to ruin a good mood. Their pessimistic outlooks and gloomy attitude can decrease our motivation and change the way we feel. But allowing a negative person to dictate your emotions gives them too much power in your life. Make a conscious effort to choose your attitude.”

Amy Morin

” Singing is always the releasing of an emotion that you sometimes can’t portray when you’re acting. And music moves your soul, so music is the source of the most intense emotions you can feel. “

Amanda Seyfried

Emotional intelligence quotes from ancient wisdom

Learn emotional intelligence quotes from ancient philosophers below.

“You are scared of dying-and tell me, is the kind of life you lead really any different than being dead? “


“When you wake up in the morning, tell yourself: The people I deal with today will be meddling, ungrateful, arrogant, dishonest, jealous, and surly. They are like this because they can’t tell good from evil.”

Marcus Aurelius

“If you accomplish something good with hard work, the labor passes quickly, but good endures; if you do something shameful in pursuit of pleasure, the pleasure passes quickly, but the shame endures.”

Gaius Musonius Rufus

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