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The Top 10 Quotes That Embody Emotional Intelligence



Leaders make others FEEL appreciated, inspired, respected, trusted and invited to the party. If you have participated in an Employ Humanity  Emotional Intelligence Leadership Training you will be familiar with the #1 quote below that always closes the leadership enrichment session.

#10) "We cannot selectively numb emotions, when we numb the painful emotions, we also numb the positive emotions." - Brene Brown

#9) "Tough emotions are part of our contract with life. You don't get to have a meaningful career, or raise a family or leave the world a better place without stress and discomfort." - Susan David

#8) "You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything. True power is sitting back and observing things with logic. Breathe and allow things to pass." - Warren Buffett

#7) "Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen - that stillness becomes a radiance." - Morgan Freeman

#6) "Mindfulness is a way of befriending ourselves and our experience." - Jon Kabat-Zinn

#5) "The art of life is a constant readjustment to our surroundings." - Okakura Kakuzo

#4) "Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom." - Viktor Frankl

#3) "No one cares how much you know until they know how much you care." - Theodore Roosevelt

#2) "Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around." - Leo Buscaglia

#1) "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."

- Maya Angelou