Intense Sayings and Quotes

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

Extreme law is often extreme injustice. Terence
Extraordinary results happen only when you give the best you have to become the best you can be at your most important work. Gary W. Keller
Intense feeling too often obscures the truth. Harry S Truman
Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery. Bertrand Russell
Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power. Seneca
The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results. Carl Jung
Powerful indeed is the empire of habit. Publilius Syrus
Every intense desire is perhaps a desire to be different from what we are. Eric Hoffer
You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them. Maya Angelou
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge. Winston Churchill
Intense, burning desire is the motivational force that enables you to overcome any obstacle and achieve almost any goal. Brian Tracy
Extraordinary claims demand extraordinary evidence. Carl Sagan
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it. James Allen
Intensity is the extreme application of force and strength. Sunday Adelaja
Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it. Robertson Davies
The pressures are intense, because the rewards for success and the penalty for failure are more and more. Alan Hansen
An intense feeling carries with it its own universe, magnificent or wretched as the case may be. Albert Camus
An intense feeling carries with it its own universe, magnificent or wretched as the case may be. Albert Camus
My feelings are too intense. I hate too bitterly, I love too exultingly, I pity too extravagantly, I hurt too painfully. We American blacks call that soul. Chester Himes
Everything in the West is on a grander scale, more intense, vital, dramatic. Edward Weston
Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known. Oscar Wilde
The will to live is as intense in a plant as it is in a human. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The pleasure children get from playing is way more intense, and lasts way longer, than the one adults get from being paid. Mokoma Mokhonoana
My desire to live is as intense as ever, and though my heart is broken, hearts are made to be broken; that is why God sends sorrow into the world. Oscar Wilde
One matter Englishmen don't think in the least funny is their happy consciousness of possessing a deep sense of humor. Marshall McLuhan
Their anger dug out for itself a deep channel so that future anger might more easily follow. Radclyffe Hall
When the intensity of emotional conviction subsides, a man who is in the habit of reasoning will search for logical grounds in favor of the belief which he finds in himself. Bertrand Russell
Even in anger, a child is beautiful; he has total intensity. But when an adult is angry he is ugly; he is not total. And any type of intensity is beautiful. Shree Rajneesh
Do things with your whole heart, with as much intensity as you are capable of. Anything done half-heartedly never brings joy to life. Shree Rajneesh
I felt these feelings long ago, ever so much more intense / so very strong they often completely blocked common sense / always scared of who I was when in their dark control / I learned to stuff them down before they took away my soul Tamara Hart
Even the most intense feelings cease when neglected and taken for granted. Anupama Garg
As an actor, those kinds of really intense, emotionally packed, dark things, always very appeal to me greatly. India Eisley
The act of longing for something will always be more intense than the requiting of it. Gail Godwin
Intense love does not measure, it just gives. Mother Teresa
Serious and intense people, they drain you. But someone who's an idiot, like myself, they're fun. You either hate me or you love me. Pauly Shore
I have been a teacher myself all my life. I have an intense passion to share with people. Our only salvation is in knowledge, in learning. Leo Buscaglia
Every age yearns for a more beautiful world. The deeper the desperation and the depression about the confusing present, the more intense that yearning. Johan Huizinga
Becoming a solo singer is like going from an eau de toilette to a perfume. It's much more intense. Geri Halliwell
Pure, intense emotions. It's not about design. It's about feelings. Alber Elbaz
Follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly. Franz Kafka
...there is an intense delight in abandoning faulty states of mind and in cultivating helpful ones in meditation. Dalai Lama
I grow more intense as I age. Florida Scott-Maxwell
The act of longing for something will always be more intense than the requiting of it. Gail Godwin