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135 Powerful Quotes About Misunderstood Feelings

Have you ever found yourself struggling to articulate your emotions? Or perhaps you've felt like no one understands how you're feeling, even though you've tried your best to communicate.

Misunderstandings about our emotions can be frustrating and leave us feeling isolated and alone.

However, the good news is that you're not alone in feeling this way, and there are plenty of quotes that can help put these feelings into words.

In this article, we'll explore some of the most powerful quotes about misunderstanding feelings.

These quotes come from a variety of sources, including famous authors, poets, and philosophers, as well as everyday people who have shared their own experiences.

Whether you're struggling to express your emotions or feeling misunderstood by others, these quotes can provide valuable insights and perspectives.

Quotes about misunderstanding feelings can be beneficial in many ways.

For one, they can provide validation and comfort to those who are struggling to articulate their emotions.

Reading a quote that perfectly captures how you're feeling can be a powerful reminder that you're not alone and that others have experienced similar emotions.

These quotes can also provide insights and guidance on how to better understand and communicate our emotions, which can lead to more fulfilling and authentic relationships.

Implementing quotes about misunderstanding feelings into daily life can also be a helpful way to stay inspired and motivated.

Whether you write them down in a journal, repeat them to yourself throughout the day, or share them with friends and loved ones, incorporating these quotes into your daily routine can help you stay connected to your emotions and feelings.

Overall, quotes about misunderstanding feelings can be a powerful tool for those who are struggling to express their emotions or feeling misunderstood by others.

By providing validation, insights, and guidance, these quotes can help us better understand and communicate our emotions, leading to more fulfilling and authentic relationships.

So if you're feeling lost or frustrated with your emotions, take comfort in the fact that there are plenty of quotes out there that can help put your feelings into words.

Best Quotes To Show You Don't Understand My Feelings

1. “Despite how understanding you attempt to be, people can only understand you as much as they’ve understood themselves.” ― Nitya Prakash

2.“I have been misunderstood perhaps more than anyone else ever, but it has not affected me, for the simple reason that there is no desire to be understood.” — Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

3. “Women are easier loved than understood. How do you understand someone who came into existence when you were sleeping?” ― Vincent Okay Nwachukwu

4. “I think I get misinterpreted and misunderstood a lot.” ― Macy Gray

5. “You have to put up with the risk of being misunderstood if you are going to try to communicate.” ― Edie Sedgwick

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6. “I write these things so some feel understood, less alone and less afraid.” ― Nitya Prakash

7. "YOUR job for a REAL LIVING LIFE is to be Responsible for your actions and your feelings. If people "don't understand you", don't worry, most people don't even know themselves enough to understand themselves, not to mind understanding You!!" - A. Antares

8. “Write to be understood, speak to be heard, Read to grow.” ― pranita deshpand

9. “The fact that I am misunderstood has always given me an added impetus to work on communication to bridge the gap.” — Yoko Ono

10. “She kept giving him signals and at last when he understood them, she had more important things to do.” ― Nitya Prakash

11. "The problem with our feelings is we don't understand whether we are in love or we wanted to have sex." - M.F. Moonzajer

12. “Nowadays, saying what you really think can be a serious error since one risks being misunderstood.” ― Oscar Wilde

13. “Being misunderstood by someone is vexation. Being misunderstood by everyone is tragedy.” ― Liu Shahe

14. “It’s a little bit magical how much people appreciate being heard and understood.” ― Tania Israel


15. "But then people don't read literature in order to understand; they read it because they want to re-live the feelings and sensations which they found exciting in the past. Art can be a lot of things; but in actual practice, most of it is merely the mental equivalent of alcohol and cantharides." - Aldous Huxley

16. “have nothing to explain. As for being misunderstood, I have grown accustomed to that.” — Fan Bingbing

17. “The desire to be better understood has been extinguished from my heart.” ― Jean Jacques Rousseau

18. “People understand me so poorly that they don’t even understand my complaint about them not understanding me.” — Søren Kierkegaard

19. "All cities are geological and three steps cannot be taken without encountering ghosts." - Ivan Chtcheglov

20. “No adolescent ever wants to be understood, which is why they complain about being misunderstood all the time.” — Stephen Fry

21. "Communication feels like it should be the simplest thing, but it's not. Sometimes you don't even understand what you're feeling. You don't know how to put that into words, so how are you suppose to tell the person you love that you're upset." - Taissa Farmiga

22. “To understand and be understood is to be at peace” ― Kamand Kojouri

23. "I don't pretend to understand these feelings, but I'm willing to let the inexplicable sit sacred." - Marlena De Blasi

24. “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” ― George Bernard Shaw


25. "How can I make him understand that he did not create me? He makes the same mistake as the others when they look at a feeble-minded person and laugh because they don't understand there are human feelings involved." - Daniel Keyes

26. “It’s dreadful what little things lead people to misunderstand each other.” — L. M. Montgomery

27. “Never assume that others have understood exactly what you mean.” ― Steven Redhead

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28. "Don't tell me anymore. You should have your dream, as the old woman told you to. I understand how you feel, but if you put those feelings into words they will turn into lies. (from Thailand)" - Haruki Murakami

29. "The only 'right path' for you is the one that stems deeply from the core of your true self. The only 'wrong' path for you is one that is not in alignment or acting in honor of your true self." - Author: Elaina Marie

30. “I’m afraid that you’ll never understand me fully, and because of that, sometimes you’ll be frightened, disgusted, annoyed, or pleased.” ― Jack Kerouac

31 "But, we fear what we don't understand, and I didn't understand the feelings I had for Blaine." - S.L. Jennings

32. "I'm really sensitive. And they don't understand that, because my most comfortable feeling is anger. So I'll get angry if you said something to hurt my feelings or you're making me uncomfortable, I'll get angry, and be ready to do something about it." - Curtis Jackson

33. “I have suffered from being misunderstood, but I would have suffered a hell of a lot more if I had been understood.” — Clarence Darrow

34. "Sometimes, Edie, a person's feelings aren't rational. At least, they don't seem that way on the surface. You have to dig a little deeper to understand what lies at the base." - Kate Morton

35. "When you see a man in distress, recognize him as a fellow man." - Seneca The Younger

36. “We’re all islands shouting lies to each other across seas of misunderstanding.” — Rudyard Kipling


37. "The pain of being alone is completely out of this world, isn't it? I don't know why, but I understand your feelings so much, it actually hurts." - Masashi Kishimoto

38. “I shall look at you out of the corner of my eye, and you will say nothing. Words are the source of misunderstandings.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

39. "I certainly don't understand all these strange new feelings inside me, am I here because I love him, or because I owe him?" - Marie Lu

40. "Buried emotions are caged nighthawks that have fallen in love with the moon. They don't understand the sun because they were born with the darkness of shadows in their soul." - Shannon L. Alder

41. “Nothing hurts a good soul and the kind heart more than to live amongst people who can’t understand it.” — Ali lbn Abi Talib

42. "I don't understand my feelings. I really don't. I don't understand how I could hate you so much after so much time. How, no matter how much I'd like to not hate you, I hate you even more. It grows." - Sam Shepard

43. "The moment you start to think you understand love is the moment you don't feel it anymore." - Ana Kostovska


44. "I don't understand what the nature of God is. But I do have the feeling that I'm at some feet, and lucky to be there." - Andrew Solomon

45. "People usually gossip about people they don't quite understand, are jealous of, or have other negative feelings for." - Innocent Mwatsikesimbe

46. "I think the reason teenage fiction is so popular with adults is that adults hunger for narrative just as badly as teenagers do." - Patrick Ness

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47. "Do you understand what this neutrality is, which stirs you so? To be neutral does not mean to be indifferent or insensitive. You don't have to kill your feelings. It's enough to kill hatred within yourself. Do you understand?" "Yes," she." - Andrzej Sapkowski

48. "There's a long-standing debate in the media biz over whether the news outlets should give the public what it wants, or what it needs. This debate presupposes that media execs actually know what it wants or needs. And that there actually is a unitary "public."" - Brooke Gladstone

49. "You can't share an emotional experience you don't understand. Accessing feelings brings you a step closer to using emotions more effectively in your relationship." - Brent A. Bradley

50."I understand that some fans want to express their feelings with signs, and they should do so, as long as they stay within the boundaries of good taste and don't block the view of other fans." - Daniel Snyder

51. "I have always felt that books help me feel less alone in the world. They make our lives bigger - they help us to feel feelings we wouldn't otherwise feel and to understand feelings that we don't have a framework for." - Lisa Lucas

52. "Because sometimes listening to something will connect to a feeling, it will allow you to emote subconsciously, and you don't even understand why you're in it." - Aldis Hodge

53. "Satisfied. Satisfaction is like a fucking unicorn that shits glitter and diamonds. It doesn't exist." - Stevie J. Cole

54. "For such people the consummate act of moral clarity was a lynching or a suicide bombing, a fatwa or a pogrom. And they were ascendant now, rising like dark stars over a terminal landscape." - Robert Charles Wilson

55. "People forget that I'm a human being, just because I play a sport that everybody loves. We're human. We're not invincible. We share the same feelings and emotions that people on the outside feel. I don't think people really understand that." - Terrell Owens

56. "You killed someone you were supposed to love and I killed someone I was supposed to love, and we both understand the pain and the fear and the sadness and the guilt and the hundred other feelings that don't even have a name in all of the English language." - Annabel Pitcher

57. “…everything has a past. Everything – a person, an object, a word, everything. If you don’t know the past, you can’t understand the present and plan properly for the future.” ― Chaim Potok

58. "It doesn't hurt me. I'm not governed by the fear of what other people say. Events don't elicit feelings; I think beliefs elicit feelings, and I understand what my beliefs are and I know how I am." - Chip Kelly

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59. “You have lost your reason and taken the wrong path. You have taken lies for truth, and hideousness for beauty. You would marvel if owing to strange events of some sorts, frogs and lizards suddenly grew on apple and orange trees instead of fruit, or if roses began to smell like a sweating horse; so I marvel at you who exchange heaven for earth. I don’t want to understand you.” ― Anton Chekhov

60. “Sometimes people won’t understand how you feel until it happens to them, until they experience the pain.” – Brigitte Nicole

61. "Sometimes we have to hide our feelings, because the people we have the feelings for, may never understand how much we care about them." - Akussung Kenneth Prince

62. “Calling it lunacy makes it easier to explain away the things we don’t understand.”― Megan Chance

63. "It [MDMA] takes away the feelings of self-hatred and condemnation, which are the biggest obstacles to insight ... For reasons we don't understand, MDMA allows people to do this, typically in one [psychotherapeutic] session." - Ann Shulgin    takes away the feelings of self-hatred and condemnation, which are the biggest obstacles to insight … For reasons we don't understand, MDMA allows people to do this, typically in one session." - Ann Shulgin

64. “When you refuse to embrace your negative emotions, you are refusing to heal the part of you that was triggered.” – Xavier Dagba

65. “When no one understands, that’s usually a good sign that you’re wrong.” ― Victoria Schwab          

66. “The more you overthink the less you will understand.” ― Habeeb Akande

67. “I know the Lord has a plan for us all, but sometimes, I just don’t understand what the message can be.” ― Nicholas Sparks

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68. "Before I die, I want to change my name to "Here," so that my tombstone could simply read, "Here lies." And then people who knew me could walk by, shake their head, and say, "Ain't that the truth." - Jarod Kintz

69. “People can’t understand others’ feelings, they always forget that everyone has a different perspective.” – Dev

70. “Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them.” ― Marvin J. Ashton

71. “I’m proud of myself because I understand others feelings.” – Alice Singh

72. "Always be considerate of people's feelings, sometimes there are reasons why a person does and says the things they do. Before you can judge, you need to understand that person's feelings and thoughts and what they might be going through." - Rashida Rowe

73. “Give respect to others thoughts and cherish their feelings, when you do this regularly you’ll step into the magnificent world of wisdom and understanding.” – Unknown

74. “Trying to understand is like straining through muddy water. Have the patience to wait! Be still and allow the mud to settle.”― Lao Tzu

75. “To want to understand is an attempt to recapture something we have lost.” ― Peter Høeg

76. “If you can’t explain it to a six-year-old, you don’t understand it yourself.” ― Albert Einstein


77. "No one knows how another person feels in private.." - Whitney Otto

78 “I don’t think that we’re meant to understand it all the time. I think that sometimes we just have to have faith.” ― Nicholas Sparks

79. “When people try to understand others emotions… Then they try to feel the deepness of feelings of others.” – Lisa Christ

80. “He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.” ― Elbert Hubbard

81. "I'd rather die tomorrow than live a hundred years without knowing you.." - John Smith

82. “I wanted to punch him and understand him at the same time.” ― Shannon A. Thompson

83. “This world will be a better place if we try to understand the feelings of others.” – Shashi Girdhar

84. "There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music." - George Eliot

85. “Just because I can’t explain the feelings causing my anxiety, doesn’t make them less valid.” – Lauren Elizabeth

Popular You Don't Understand My Feelings Quotes & Sayings

86. “One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.” - Unknown

87. “Never apologize for showing your feelings. When you do, you are apologizing for the truth.” – José N. Harris

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88. “When a man is able to connect with his feelings, he is able to care more.” ― Warren Farrell

89. “Don’t be ashamed to weep; ’tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones is sealed inside to comfort us.” – Brian Jacques

90. “To feel valued, to know, even if only once in a while, that you can do a job well is an absolutely marvelous feeling.” ― Barbara Walters


91. “Emotions, moods, impulses, ebb and flow with the tide of my life. Tidal waves, at times, in a bipolar mind.” ― H.G

92. “Just because you don’t understand it doesn’t mean it isn’t so.. . . . ." - Lemony Snicket

93. “Feelings are just your body talking to you.” ― Allyson Dinneen

94. “It’s not sissy to show your feeling.” ⁠—Princess Diana

95. "I won't disturb the slumber of feelings that have died. If I never loved I never would have cried … I am a rock." - Paul Simon

96. “Don’t cheat, if the feelings aren’t there then you shouldn’t be either.” — Subhankar Manna

97. “She goes from one addiction to another. All are ways for her to not feel her feelings.” – Ellen Burstyn

98. “Missing someone enlightens how the person means to you and broadens the feelings shared.” — Unarine Ramaru

99. “Love is one of the simplest feelings. All I dream about is capturing your heart each night. You already have mine.” – Unknown

100. “A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone’s feelings unintentionally.” ⁠—Oscar Wilde

101. “I am having Monday feelings towards Tuesday.” - Anonymous


102. “Pardon me, but you really hurt my feelings.” – Jay Asher

103. “No amount of support or generosity justifies someone treating you badly. This includes parents.” — Sarah Crosby

104. “One of the greatest feelings in the world is knowing that we as individuals can make a difference.” ― Jeff Bridges

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105. "And they can't understand, what hurts more - Missing the other person, or pretending not to." - Khadija Rupa

106. “A person will be just about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” ⁠⁠—Abraham Lincoln

107. "Real love amounts to withholding the truth, even when you're offered the perfect opportunity to hurt someone's feelings." – David Sedaris

108. “The more you hide your feelings, the more they show. The more you deny your feelings, the more they grow. . . ." - Unknown

109. “Even the most intense feelings cease when neglected and taken for granted. ” –Anupama Garg

110. “No amount of therapy can or self care can make up for scarcity of food & drink, time, or financial resources.” — Whitney Goodman

111. “Kindness extended, received, or observed beneficially impacts the physical health and feelings of everyone involved.” – Wayne Dyer

112. “Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” — Carl Jung

113. “love is a verb. Reactive people make it a feeling. They’re driven by feelings.” - Unknown

114. “The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.” – Samuel Johnson

115.“Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?” ― Confucius

116. “Whatever you do, you should do it with feeling.” – Yogi Berra

117. “To have felt too much is to end in feeling nothing.” ⁠⁠— Dorothy Thompson

118. "There ain't a cowboy hat in Dallas if I ain't in love with you.. . . . . " - The Charlie Daniels Band

119. “Setting emotional boundaries prevent people from manipulating you, using you, and playing with your feelings.” – Remez Sasson

120. “Nothing endures but personal qualities.” – Walt Whitman

121. “I usually know almost exactly how I feel. The problem is, I just can’t tell anyone.” ⁠— Meg Cabot

122. “We like what we like, we want what we want, and nobody needs to give us permission to feel that way!” ⁠— Scott Lynch

123. “The best thing you could do is master the chaos in you. You are not thrown into the fire, you are the fire.” — Mama Indigo

124. “Learn to know yourself…to search realistically and regularly the processes of your own mind and feelings.” – Nelson Mandela


125. “To tell someone not to be emotional is to tell them to be dead.” ― Jeanette Winterson

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126. “Perfumes are the feelings of flowers.” — Heinrich Heine

127. “Do not apologize for crying. Without this emotion, we are only robots.” ⁠— Elizabeth Gilbert

128. “Honesty requires that we communicate our thoughts and feelings, not our conclusions.” – Stefan Molyneux

129. "Love is a strange feeling! And you cannot understand what happens to you when it does happen to you." - Avijeet Das

130. “Sometimes it’s okay to eat your feelings.” - Anonymous131 “Emotional pain cannot kill you but running from it can. Allow. Embrace it. Let yourself feel. Let yourself heal.” - Vironika Tugaleva

132. "And don't forget—I'm also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.. . . . ." - Notting Hill

133. “Some people use their own hurt as an excuse for hurting others.” ⁠⁠—Roland Merullo

134. "‘A belief is a thought, fueled by a feeling, that you think over and over until it becomes a habit.” — Iyanla Vanzant

135. “Cherish your own emotions and never undervalue them.”. . . . . - Robert Henri

How can reading quotes about misunderstood feelings be beneficial?

Reading quotes about misunderstood feelings can be beneficial in many ways.

First and foremost, it can help us feel less alone. Emotions can be difficult to express, and we may feel like no one else understands what we're going through.

However, reading quotes from others who have experienced similar emotions can provide a sense of validation and comfort.

Furthermore, quotes about misunderstood feelings can provide us with valuable insights and perspectives.

Sometimes, we may struggle to understand our own emotions or communicate them to others. Reading quotes that capture the essence of our feelings can help us better understand and articulate what we're going through.

Additionally, quotes can offer guidance on how to handle difficult emotions and communicate more effectively with others.

Another benefit of reading quotes about misunderstood feelings is that they can inspire us.

Many quotes are written by individuals who have overcome challenging emotional experiences, and reading their words can help us feel empowered to do the same.

Quotes can remind us that we're capable of healing and growth, and that our emotions don't have to define us.

Finally, reading quotes about misunderstood feelings can be a great way to spark conversations with others.

Sharing a quote with a friend or loved one can be a powerful way to start a dialogue about emotions and feelings.

It can help us feel more connected to others and deepen our relationships.

Next Steps

There are several ways to implement quotes about misunderstood feelings into daily life:

  1. Write them down: One of the easiest ways to incorporate quotes about misunderstood feelings into your daily routine is to write them down. You can keep a journal or notebook where you write down your favorite quotes and refer to them whenever you need a reminder that your feelings are valid and understood.
  2. Repeat them to yourself: Another way to implement quotes about misunderstood feelings into daily life is to repeat them to yourself throughout the day. You can choose a few quotes that resonate with you and recite them to yourself when you're feeling overwhelmed or struggling to articulate your emotions.
  3. Share them with others: Sharing quotes about misunderstood feelings with others can be a great way to start a conversation about emotions and feelings. You can share a quote with a friend or loved one who may be going through a similar experience, or use it as a way to express yourself when communicating with others.
  4. Use them as inspiration: Quotes about misunderstood feelings can be a great source of inspiration when you're feeling down or struggling with difficult emotions. You can use them as a way to motivate yourself to take action or as a reminder that you're capable of healing and growth.
  5. Create visual reminders: You can create visual reminders of your favorite quotes by writing them on sticky notes and placing them around your home or workspace. Seeing these quotes every day can serve as a constant reminder of the importance of understanding and expressing your emotions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why are quotes about misunderstood feelings important?

Quotes about misunderstood feelings are important because they can provide validation and comfort to individuals who may be struggling to express their emotions.

They can offer insights and perspectives that help individuals better understand their emotions and communicate them to others.

Additionally, quotes can inspire and motivate individuals to take action to heal and grow.

How can I find quotes about misunderstood feelings?

There are many resources for finding quotes about misunderstood feelings.

You can search for quotes online, browse through books of quotations, or follow social media accounts that specialize in sharing inspirational quotes.

You can also ask friends or family members for recommendations or create your own quotes based on your experiences.

How can I use quotes about misunderstood feelings to improve my relationships?

Using quotes about misunderstood feelings can help improve relationships by providing a common language for discussing emotions and feelings.

You can share quotes with others to help them better understand what you're going through, or use quotes as a starting point for conversations about emotions and feelings.

Additionally, quotes can help you better understand and communicate your own emotions, leading to more fulfilling and authentic relationships.

135 Powerful Quotes About Misunderstood Feelings