Here are some proverbs and quotes about emotions.

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Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp's nest.
Pope Paul VI

Anger is the one thing made better by delay.
Don't speak or act immediately when you are angry; wait a bit.

Any academic who doubts the depth of animal emotions ought to get a dog.
Frans de Waal

By 2029, computers will have emotional intelligence and be convincing as people.
Ray Kurzweil

Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.
Claude Monet

Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Pablo Picasso

Courage is facing your fears. Stupidity is fearing nothing.
Todd Bellemare

Even a fly has its anger.

Friendship redoubleth joys, and cutteth griefs in halves.
Francis Bacon

Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.

Humans are the only animals that blush.
(unknown author)

I am not an optimist. I'm a very serious possibilist. It's a new category where we take emotion apart and we just work analytically with the world.
Hans Rosling

If you are cold, tea will warm you. If you are too heated, it will cool you. If you are depressed, it will cheer you. If you are excited, it will calm you.
William Gladstone

If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will avoid 100 days of sorrow.
When you are angry, take some time before you speak.

If you plant rice, rice will grow. If you plant fear, fear will grow.
Source: Kung Fu

Insects are living metaphors for me. They are so alien and so remote and so perfect, but also they are emotionless; they don't have any human or mammalian instincts. They'll eat their young at the drop of a hat; they can eat your house! There's no empathy - none.
Guillermo del Toro

Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to.
Mark Twain

No one undertakes research in physics with the intention of winning a prize. It is the joy of discovering something no one knew before.
Stephen Hawking

Pleasure is always derived from something outside you, whereas joy arises from within.
Eckhart Tolle

Postpone today's anger till tomorrow.

Sickness in the body brings sadness to the mind.

The best answer to anger is silence.

The idea that God is an oversized white male with a flowing beard, who sits in the sky and tallies the fall of every sparrow is ludicrous. But if by 'God,' one means the set of physical laws that govern the universe, then clearly there is such a God. This God is emotionally unsatisfying... it does not make much sense to pray to the law of gravity.
Carl Sagan

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Leonardo da Vinci

The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.
Charles Dickens

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keep out the joy.
Jim Rohn

There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing.
Josh Billings

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Bertrand Russell

What a joy walking is. All the cares of life, all the hopeless, inept fuckwits that God has strewn along the Bill Bryson Highway of Life suddenly seem far away and harmless, and the world becomes tranquil and welcoming and good.
Bill Bryson
Source: The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain

While it is February one can taste the full joys of anticipation. Spring stands at the gate with her finger on the latch.
Patience Strong

Women are like wasps in their anger.

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