In a world where status, jobs, and money have priority over compassion, love, and emotional intelligence, being aware of your thoughts and others and thinking emotionally to solve the problem is a crucial ability. Here, I’ve compiled as many as twenty quotes about emotional thinking to influence how you think about other people’s lives and emotions.
An emotionally intelligent person understands emotions, analyzes situations, is conscious of his or her own emotional states and those of others, and acts within the rationale of a clear mind.
Emotional thinking is a skill that can be developed through reading, learning, and practice. And if you want to know more about it, you can read the following quotes to boost your emotional thinking and intelligence.
Quotes on Emotional Thinking by Famous People
1. “Critical thinking and emotional thinking must go hand in hand.” ― Erik Pevernagie
2. “There is no separation of mind and emotions; emotions, thinking, and learning is all linked.” – Eric Jensen
3. “When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures of emotion.” – Dale Carnegie
4. “The only way to change someone’s mind is to connect with them from the heart.” – Rasheed Ogunlaru
5. “Emotional thinking allows you to behave and act rationally in all circumstances.”
6. “The emotional brain responds to an event more quickly than the thinking brain.” – Daniel Goleman.
7. “We define emotional intelligence as the subset of social intelligence that involves the ability to monitor one’s own and others’ feelings and emotions, to discriminate among them, and to use this information to guide one’s thinking and actions.” – Salovey And Mayer
8. “The emotionally intelligent person is skilled in four areas: identifying emotions, using emotions, understanding emotions, and regulating emotions.” – John Mayer And Peter Salovey
9. “Emotional intelligence is the ability to sense, understand, and effectively apply the power and acumen of emotions as a source of human energy, information, connection, and influence.” – Robert K. Cooper
10. “Emotions and reason are intertwined, and both are critical to problem-solving.” – Antonio Damasio
11. “Your day will go the way your emotional intelligence guides both your thoughts and actions.” – T.Y Howard
12. “Perhaps the most liberating moment in my life was when I realized that my self-loathing was not a product of my inadequacy but, rather, a product of my thoughts.” – Vironika Tugaleva
13. “Emotion can be the enemy, if you give in to your emotion, you lose yourself. You must be at one with your emotions because the body always follows the mind.” – Bruce Lee
14. “Emotional intelligence is a way of recognizing, understanding, and choosing how we think, feel, and act. It shapes our interactions with others and our understanding of ourselves, It defines how and what we learn; it allows us to set priorities, it determines the majority of our daily actions. Research suggests it is responsible for as much as 80 percent of the “success” in our lives.” — J Freedman
15. “When your critical thinking doesn’t work, think emotionally and let your heart decide what’s right or wrong.”
16. The only way to change someone’s mind is to connect with them from the heart. – Rasheed Ogunlaru
17. When you listen with empathy to another person, you give that person psychological air. -Stephen R. Covey
18. Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business. -Norman Vincent Peale
19. The essential difference between emotion and reason is that emotion leads to action while reason leads to conclusions. -Donald Calne
20. The feeling will get you closer to the truth of who you are than thinking. I cannot tell you anything that deep within you don’t already know. When you have reached a certain stage of inner connectedness, you recognize the truth when you hear it. If you haven’t reached that stage yet, the practice of body awareness will bring about the deepening that is necessary. – Eckhart Tolle
21. If we lack emotional intelligence, whenever stress rises the human brain switches to autopilot and has an inherent tendency to do more of the same, only harder. Which, more often than not, is precisely the wrong approach in today’s world. – Robert K. Cooper