Expression Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old expression quotes, expression sayings, and expression proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Life is an expression of the sum total of our beliefs. Believe in faith. Terry Mark
Expression is the mystery of beauty. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
If you have the words, there's always a chance that you'll find the way. Seamus Heaney
Expression is the essence of thought. Tony Calderone
Sometimes you don't need words to say something your silence is enough to convey your message. Anurag Prakash Ray
Love and express your feelings to the people you love when you still have the time to do so. Anurag Prakash Ray
The expression a woman wears on her face is far more important than the clothes she wears on her back. Dale Carnegie
The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music. Bodies never lie. Agnes De Mille
Emotion constantly finds expression in bodily position. Mabel Elsworth Todd
The expression of your heart is beating beneath your fears. Rachel Archelaus
Feelings or emotions are the universal language and are to be honored. They are the authentic expression of who you are at your deepest place. Judith Wright
All expression of truth does at length take this deep ethical form. Henry David Thoreau
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all. Noam Chomsky
Our self-expression is meant to be a manifestation of the silence of our hearts. Matthew Fox
Freedom of expression comes with responsibilities, especially when it comes with serious implications for peace. Mohammed Morsi
The expression of gratitude for whatever blessing you receive from God here on earth can only be in Joy. Sunday Adelaja
Your attitude is an expression of your values, beliefs and expectations. Brian Tracy
Creative expression is not just a means of getting attention, although some have approached art that way. Think of art as a way of connecting, of sharing your insights with others. Nita Leland
To express one's inner self so that others can understand you, is art. If your expressions are elevated and beautiful, it is good art. Anonymous
It is important to express oneself, provided the feelings are real and are taken from your own experience. Berthe Morisot
Expression is a function of intention and intention emanates from your thought faculty. Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears. Anne Roiphe
Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways. Sigmund Freud
Expression and the right to express is vital, anyone can be artistic. Kurt Cobain
Modest expression is a beautiful setting to the diamond of talent and genius. Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment. Pearl S. Buck
There is something of the essence of creative expression that informs and transcends all its manifestations – and when you touch it magic! Annie Bevan
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions. Aristotle
Expression that comes from the deepest, darkest place that most of us would rather hide from the rest of the world is the substance that will most likely also deeply affect others. Ken Poirot
Forgiveness is a powerful expression of the love within our soul. Anthony Douglas
Say what you feel, it's not being rude. It's being real. Better be truthful than illusive. Malika E Nura
The expression of preferences is the essence of love. Stefan Molyneux
Caring for others is an expression of what it means to be fully human. Hillary Clinton
Expression is the dress of thought. Alexander Pope
The most perfect expression of human behavior is a string quartet. Jeffrey Tate
Expression alone can invest beauty with supreme and lasting command over the eye. Henry Fuseli
Expressing gratitude to others can increase our self esteem.When gratitude becomes way of life success, satisfaction and happiness makes feeling of fullness. Dr Anil Kumar Sinha
Expression, to a great extent, is a matter of terms, and terms are anyone's. Charles Ives
Sometimes expressing yourself fully helps to let go faster. So cry, laugh, scream when you need to. Anonymous
Self expression is a function of responsibility. Werner Erhard
Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment Pearl S. Buck
Exaggerated sensitiveness is an expression of the feeling of inferiority. Alfred Adler
Self-expression is always a right, but its still not there to be abused. Isaac Hayes
Total freedom of expression does not compensate for lack of talent. Nicolás Gómez Dávila
Expression is never helped by suppression. Ming-Dao Deng
Every expression of desired friendship has potential bite. Every smile reveals the teeth. Dean Koontz
Expression is when you are at one with nothingness. John Frusciante
Emotions become more violent when expression is stifled. Philo
Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world. Edward Hopper
The world is not ready for some people when they show up, but that shouldn't stop anyone. Ashly Lorenzana
Become aware of what is in you. Announce it, pronounce it, produce it, and give birth to it. Meister Eckhart
Speak what we feel, not what we ought to say. William Shakespeare
One can and should say everything— if one knows how to say it. Anatole France
That which cannot be expressed otherwise can only be told through music. A thought, which seems commonplace in its analysis, acquires a deeper sense in music. Rabindranath Tagore
To say what you think will certainly damage you in society, but a free tongue is worth more than a thousand invitations. Logan Pearsall Smith
It is better not to express what one means than to express what one does not mean. Karl Kraus
oh, who will deliver my mind from the heavy chains of logic? My sincerest emotion is distorted as soon as I express it. Andre Gide
We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe. Oliver Wendell Holmes
When the heart overflows, it comes out through the mouth. Ethiopian Saying
The ability to express an idea is well nigh as important as the idea itself. Bernard Baruch
Even when you elect to be absolutely honest it is difficult. Expression seems such a God-given thing— and yet it's not either. It's a lifelong struggle to find yourself. Henry Miller
Language serves not only to express thoughts but to make possible thoughts that could not exist without it. Bertrand Russell
I know why the caged bird sings. Paul Lawrence Dunbar
You can muffle the drum and you can loosen the strings of the lyre, but who shall command the skylark not to sing? Khalil Gibran
There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside you. Zora Neale Hurston
Man is the actual medium of expression— not the tool he elects to use as a means. Edward Henry Weston
Speech is man's most confused and egocentric expression, his most orderly and magnanimous utterance is music. Ned Rorem
Philistinism!— We have not the expression in English. Perhaps we have not the word because we have so much of the thing. Matthew Arnold
having something / to say is the thing being sincere / counts for more than forms of expression. Don Marquis
The more acute the experience, the less articulate its expression. Harold Pinter
All erroneous ideas would perish of their own accord if given clear expression. Vauvenargues
When words become unclear, I shall focus on photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence. Ansel Adams
I quote others only in order to better express myself. Michel de Montaigne
I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible. Jane Austen
I like you; your eyes are full of language. Anne Sexton
Everyone has their own ways of expression. I believe we all have a lot to say, but finding ways to say it is more than half the battle. Criss Jami
To go wrong in one's own way is better than to go right in someone else's. Fyodor Dostoevsky
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself. Harvey Fierstein
Do your own thing on your own terms and get what you came here for. Oliver James
The meaning of life is contained in every single expression of life. Michael Jackson
Expression is not a matter of passion mirrored on the human face or revealed by a violent gesture. When I paint a picture, it's every detail is expressive. Henri Mattise
Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn. George Bernard Shaw