50 Eye Opening Quotes On The Importance of Emotional Intelligence

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“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

“When a man is prey to his emotions, he is not his own master.” – Benedict de Spinoza

“Anger … it’s a paralyzing emotion … you can’t get anything done. People sort of think it’s an interesting, passionate, and igniting feeling — I don’t think it’s any of that — it’s helpless … it’s absence of control — and I need all of my skills, all of the control, all of my powers … and anger doesn’t provide any of that — I have no use for it whatsoever.” – Toni Morrison

“Remember, your emotions drive your life. If the driver itself is sick no matter how good your car is, you are bound to face accidents.” – Sudhir K.V.

“Sex is always about emotions. Good sex is about free emotions; bad sex is about blocked emotions.” – Deepak Chopra

“A wise woman knows when to fight and when to stop a fight.” – Gift Gugu Mona

“Just like children, emotions heal when they are heard and validated.” – Jill Bolte Taylor

“How you react emotionally is a choice in any situation.” – Judith

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

“If somebody upsets you, they are in control of you.” – Matt Fox

“Curiosity allows you to look, but truthfulness enables you to see.” Lorraine Nilon

“The truth is that creative activity is one that involves the entire self – our emotions, our levels of energy, our characters, and our minds” – Robert Greene

“Resentment is often a woman’s inner signal that she has been ignoring an important God-given responsibility – that of making choices.” – Brenda Waggoner

“Emotional security is the hall-mark of great leadership.” – Krishna Saagar Rao

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“Those who are critical don’t like being criticized, and those who are insensitive have a deficiency in their senses.” – Suzy Kassem

“Feelings are something you have; not something you are.” – Shannon Alder

“Emotional Intelligence starts by becoming aware, aware of your thoughts, aware of what you are thinking about. Think of what you are thinking about and asking yourself empowering questions.” – Benardo Moya

“People may not remember what you said, but they will remember how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

“Emotional immaturity is searching for love outside you.
Emotional maturity comes from realizing you are the source of love.” – Collette O’ Mahony

“Systems and rules are guidelines, leadership is lifeline.” – Janna Cachola

“Heartless’ is a label that is all too often wrongly given to someone who is rational by someone who is emotional.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“I thought missing my Dad would be the hardest thing I’d ever do; but the worst thing, the hardest thing, had turned out to be angry with someone you couldn’t fight it out with.” – Emily Henry

“And empty words are evil.” – Homer

“Anyone can be angry–that is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way–that is not easy.” – Aristotle

“Perception is reality to the one in the experience.” – Danielle Bernock

“If you are offended at anything and have your emotions stressed as a result, it is you who have chosen to be offended. It’s a thought form, a state of mind, which you are in control of.” – David Icke

“Your emotional state affects the way you think and thus the choices you make.” – Claudia Valendia

“Mary Kay Ash, the founder of the Mary Kay Cosmetic empire, taught her teams that most people have a sign hanging around their necks that says, “Make me feel special.” Answer that need in others through nurturing words, deeds, and actions, and you will be amazed by the ease with which people respond to you. What can you do to make other people feel special?” – Susan Young

“As more and more artificial intelligence is entering into the world, more and more emotional intelligence must enter into leadership.” – Amit Ray

““If you keep your emotions locked in a box, then when you want to open it one day you’ll find that they’re gone.” – M.D. Homer

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“f 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

“Your emotions should not be your handicap.” – Carlos Wallace

“Loving who you came from is like looking into the mirror and loving yourself. Your ancestry is your reflection in the mirror.” – Deborah Bravandt

“If you can learn to detach your emotions from a lot of things, you are most likely to be the happiest.” – Kabelo Mabona

“The only way to change someone’s mind is to connect with them from the heart.” – Rasheed Ogunlaru

“Secure leaders multiply and compound leadership in an organization. Insecure leaders successfully undermine.” – Krishna Saagar Rao

“As I started to allow my emotions, I relaxed into my own body and developed a new confidence.” – Tamara Lechner

“The bottom line in managing your emotions is that you should put others – not yourself – first in how you handle and process them. Whether you delay or display your emotions should not be for your own gratification. You should ask yourself, What does the team need? Not, What will make me feel better?” – John C. Maxwell

“Emotion is created by a cause, whether that cause is factual or imaginary does not matter, as longer as the believer holds it as true.” – Bangambiki Habyarimana

“You can only trust your emotions as you can lie to yourself with your brain but not your heart.” – Carl White

“When you start driving your emotions consciously, you become invincible.” – Sudhir K.V.

“Sometimes we rain on our own parade just by failing to rein in our emotions.” – Curtis Tyrone Jones

“Scorned and torn, former love mates aim and shoot childish devastating daggers that penetrate beyond target to pierce the heart of their offspring.” – T.F. Hodge

“Society can only hurt if you care for its opinion.” – Jude Morgan

“The emotions of man are stirred more quickly than man’s intelligence.” – Oscar Wilde

“Having healthy boundaries not only requires being able to say “no”, but also being willing and able to enforce that “no” when necessary.” – Jessica Moore

“Resilience is learning to fall without falling apart; it is learning how to crash without burning.” – Janet Autherine

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