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The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. – Helen Keller

It’s often just enough to be with someone. I don’t need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You’re not alone. – Marilyn Monroe

I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them. – Oscar Wilde

One thing you can’t hide—is when you’re crippled inside. – John Lennon

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The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it. – Nicholas Sparks

Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions. – Elizabeth Gilbert

The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think. – Horace Walpole

One ought to hold on to one’s heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too. – Friedrich Nietzsche

The moment we cry in a film is not when things are sad but when they turn out to be more beautiful than we expected them to be. – Alain de Botton

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I think there is something beautiful in reveling in sadness. The proof is how beautiful sad songs can be. So I don’t think being sad is to be avoided. It’s apathy and boredom you want to avoid. But feeling anything is good, I think. – Joseph Gordon-Levitt

In order to move on, you must understand why you felt what you did and why you no longer need to feel it. – Mitch Albom

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Feel, he told himself, feel, feel, feel. Even if what you feel is pain, only let yourself feel. – D. James

Feelings are something you have; not something you are. – Shannon L. Alder

We bury things so deep we no longer remember there was anything to bury. Our bodies remember. Our neurotic states remember. But we don’t. – Jeanette Winterson

Some things are too big to be seen; some emotions are too huge to be felt. – Neil Gaiman

But smiles and tears are so alike with me, they are neither of them confined to any particular feelings: I often cry when I am happy, and smile when I am sad. – Anne Brontë

One can be the master of what one does, but never of what one feels. – Gustave Flaubert

Never apologize for showing your feelings. When you do, you are apologizing for the truth. – José N. Harris

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