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Singing is a way of releasing 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. When you hear a song and you're acting it's incredible. But when you're singing a song and you're acting it's even more incredible.
Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value when it is not obtained by sentimental blackmail.
Music is a fantastic peacekeeper of the world, it is integral to harmony, and it is a required fundamental of human emotion.
Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
Studies have shown that 90% of error in thinking is due to error in perception. If you can change your perception, you can change your emotion and this can lead to new ideas.
Edward de Bono
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion.
Tears are the symbol of the inability of the soul to restrain its emotion and retain its self command.
Henri Frederic Amiel
The very essence of literature is the war between emotion and intellect, between life and death. When literature becomes too intellectual - when it begins to ignore the passions, the emotions - it becomes sterile, silly, and actually without substance.
Isaac Bashevis Singer
If you want to make someone feel emotion, you have to make them let go. Listening to something is an act of surrender.
I recognize terror as the finest emotion and so I will try to terrorize the reader. But if I find that I cannot terrify, I will try to horrify, and if I find that I cannot horrify, I'll go for the gross-out. I'm not proud.
Never write anything that does not give you great pleasure. Emotion is easily transferred from the writer to the reader.
It's a joke to think that anyone is one thing. We're all such complex creatures. But if I'm going to be a poster child for anything, anger's a gorgeous emotion. It gets a bad rap, but it can make great changes happen.
Beauty ought to look a little surprised: it is the emotion that best suits her face. The beauty who does not look surprised, who accepts her position as her due - she reminds us too much of a prima donna.
E. M. Forster
Sometimes you get submerged by emotion. I think it's very important to express it - which doesn't necessarily mean hitting someone.
Once the last trace of emotion has been eradicated, nothing remains of thought but absolute tautology.
It is impossible for emotion not to come on us in thinking of that time now flowed away.
My own training is in the field of neuroendocrinology and I really became very fascinated many years ago with the molecules of emotion, molecules that we call neuropeptides.
John Currin's exaggerated realism and his twisted women kept me off balance, never knowing if they were sincere or ironic or some new emotion.
Emotion is often what we rely upon to carry us across the unfathomable voids in our intelligence.
Bryant H. McGill
An emotional man may possess no humor, but a humorous man usually has deep pockets of emotion, sometimes tucked away or forgotten.
I feel the emotion that life conjures up and the songs I write get me closer to my feelings and realising who I am. It's a natural process.
A wonderful emotion to get things moving when one is stuck is anger. It was anger more than anything else that had set me off, roused me into productivity and creativity.
It shows the truth - that the real meaning of a word is only as powerful or harmless as the emotion behind it.
Emotion creates reality, reality demands action.
The experience of life consists of the experience which the spirit has of itself in matter and as matter, in mind and as mind, in emotion, as emotion, etc.
Blues and soul and jazz music has so much pain, so much beauty of raw emotion and passion.
Action, reaction, motivation, emotion, all have to come from the characters. Writing a love scene requires the same elements from the writer as any other.
Fear is a very explosive emotion, but it has a short life span. It's the sprint. The marathon is hope.
When people in stadiums do the Wave, it's the group-mind collective organism spontaneously organizing itself to express an emotion, pass time, and reflect the joy of seeing the rhythms of many as one, a visual rhyming or music in which everyone senses where the motion is going.
In this world, emotion has become suspect - the accepted style is smooth, antiseptic and passionless.
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