Best Quotes About Heart

Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow firm there, firm as weeds among stones. -Charlotte Bronte

It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence. -Mahatma Gandhi

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye. -H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love – and to put its trust in life. -Joseph Conrad

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul. -Judy Garland

The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed. -Jiddu Krishnamurti

Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart. -Pablo Casals

If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain. -Emily Dickinson

Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the farthest reaches of which we are capable. -Leo Rosten

I am imagination. I can see what the eyes cannot see. I can hear what the ears cannot hear. I can feel what the heart cannot feel. -Peter Nivio Zarlenga

Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify the heart as a sacrifice to love; love recompenses the adorers. -Khalil Gibran

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart. -Helen Keller

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. -Antoine de Saint-Exupery

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart. -Hal Borland

If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew to serve your turn long after they are gone, and so hold on when there is nothing in you except the will which says to them: 'Hold on!' -Rudyard Kipling

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. -Nelson Mandela

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. -Dalai Lama

To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet. -Charles Caleb Colton

If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded. -Maya Angelou

Advertising is the ability to sense, interpret… to put the very heart throbs of a business into type, paper and ink. -Leo Burnett

No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad. -Thomas Carlyle

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: it is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye. -Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing. -Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles. -Washington Irving

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival. -Winston Churchill

To send light into the darkness of men's hearts – such is the duty of the artist. -Robert Schumann

Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together. -John Ruskin

In every man's heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty. -Christopher Morley

One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul and yet no one ever came to sit by it. Passers-by see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on their way. -Vincent Van Gogh

Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another. -Homer

All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If I could only remember that the days were, not bricks to be laid row on row, to be built into a solid house, where one might dwell in safety and peace, but only food for the fires of the heart. -Edmund Wilson

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

All the windows of my heart I open to the day. -John Greenleaf Whittier

There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls. -Aeschylus

Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting. -William Arthur Ward

If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give. -George MacDonald

Green fingers are the extension of a verdant heart. -Russell Page

The unthankful heart… discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings! -Henry Ward Beecher

In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing. -Antonio Porchia

He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree. -Roy L. Smith

I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. -Charles Dickens

What is straight? A line can be straight, or a street, but the human heart, oh, no, it's curved like a road through mountains. -Tennessee Williams

Take hope from the heart of man and you make him a beast of prey. -Ouida

A sense of humor… is needed armor. Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life. -Hugh Sidey

Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart. -Henri Frederic Amiel

A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble. -Charles Spurgeon

Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories. Stored in the refrigerator of the mind and the cupboard of the heart. -Thomas Fuller

Anybody who believes that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach flunked geography. -Robert Byrne

A man's heart may have a secret sanctuary where only one woman may enter, but it is full of little anterooms which are seldom vacant. -Helen Rowland

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. -Norman Vincent Peale

Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant – the digitalis of failure. -Elbert Hubbard

Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us to look before we leap promptly warns us that if we hesitate we are lost; that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but out of sight, out of mind. -Leo Rosten

Often while traveling with a camera we arrive just as the sun slips over the horizon of a moment, too late to expose film, only time enough to expose our hearts. -Minor White

Poetry is plucking at the heartstrings, and making music with them. -Dennis Gabor

When you pray, rather let your heart be without words than your words without heart. -John Bunyan

The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief… that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart. -Walter Lippmann

I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am. -Sylvia Plath

Pain reaches the heart with electrical speed, but truth moves to the heart as slowly as a glacier. -Barbara Kingsolver

It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit. -Robert Louis Stevenson

Once a woman has given you her heart, you can never get rid of the rest of her. -John Vanbrugh

A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened. -Albert Camus

Who has not sat before his own heart's curtain? It lifts: and the scenery is falling apart. -Rainer Maria Rilke

There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart. -Charles Dickens

Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart. -William Wordsworth

To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere without moving anything but your heart. -Phyllis Theroux

Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. -Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Some people wear their heart up on their sleeve. I wear mine underneath my right pant leg, strapped to my boot. -Ani DiFranco

There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness. -Dalai Lama

For all my education, accomplishments, and so called 'wisdom'… I can't fathom my own heart. -Michael Caine

Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours. -Dale Carnegie

Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart. -Anne Frank

As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed. -Vincent Van Gogh

The intellect is always fooled by the heart. -Francois de La Rochefoucauld

In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example – and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved. -Rupert Murdoch

Careful?! Was my mother careful when she stabbed me in the heart with a coat hanger while I was still in womb? -Trey Parker

Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it. -Henry Rollins

Do what you feel in your heart to be right- for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do, and damned if you don't. -Eleanor Roosevelt

If you haven't turned rebel by twenty you've got no heart; if you haven't turned establishment by thirty you've got no brains! -Kevin Spacey

Only do what your heart tells you. -Princess Diana

You can take all the sincerity in Hollywood, place it in the navel of a fruit fly and still have room enough for three caraway seeds and a producer's heart. -Fred Allen

It is precisely because the issue raised by this case touches the heart of what makes individuals what they are that we should be especially sensitive to the rights of those whose choices upset the majority. -Harry A. Blackmun

The right of an individual to conduct intimate relationships in the intimacy of his or her own home seems to me to be the heart of the Constitution's protection of privacy. -Harry A. Blackmun

Disapproval of homosexuality cannot justify invading the houses, hearts and minds of citizens who choose to live their lives differently. -Harry A. Blackmun

Innocence of heart and violence of feeling are necessary in any kind of superior achievement: The arts cannot exist without them. -Louise Bogan

Everything we know by heart enriches us and helps us find ourselves. If it should get in the way of finding ourselves, it is because we have no personality. -Nadia Boulanger

For me, a hearty 'belly laugh' is one of the beautiful sounds in the world. -Bennett Cerf

The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women. -Queen Elizabeth II

I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else – I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations. -Queen Elizabeth II

To separate children from others of similar age and qualifications solely because of their race generates a feeling of inferiority as to their status in the community that may affect their hearts and minds in a way unlikely ever to be undone. -Earl Warren

For poetry there exists neither large countries nor small. Its domain is in the heart of all men. -Giorgos Seferis

Lean your body forward slightly to support the guitar against your chest, for the poetry of the music should resound in your heart. -Andres Segovia

Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love? -Fulton J. Sheen

A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching. -A. Bartlett Giamatti

Woe to that nation whose literature is cut short by the intrusion of force. This is not merely interference with freedom of the press but the sealing up of a nation's heart, the excision of its memory. -Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus. -Wallace Stegner

Love is a hole in the heart. -Ben Hecht

If there are occasions when my grape turned into a raisin and my joy bell lost its resonance, please forgive me. Charge it to my head and not to my heart. -Jesse Jackson

The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish. -Pope John Paul II

When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society. -Pope John Paul II

I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart. -Pope John XXIII

No foreign policy – no matter how ingenious – has any chance of success if it is born in the minds of a few and carried in the hearts of none. -Henry Kissinger

You sit at the board and suddenly your heart leaps. Your hand trembles to pick up the piece and move it. But what chess teaches you is that you must sit there calmly and think about whether it's really a good idea and whether there are other, better ideas. -Stanley Kubrick

His music was direct from his heart and brain in the purest form possible. -Joshua Logan

I became a journalist to come as close as possible to the heart of the world. -Henry R. Luce

The highest prize in a world of men is the most beautiful woman available on your arm and living there in her heart loyal to you. -Norman Mailer

I've got tooth marks on my heart. -Mike Melville

Be good, keep your feet dry, your eyes open, your heart at peace and your soul in the joy of Christ. -Thomas Merton

It was a good place for getting lost in, a city no one ever knew, a city explored from the neutral heart outward, until after many years, it defined itself into a jumble of clearings separated by stretches of the unknown, through which the narrowest of paths had been cut. -V. S. Naipaul

The Eucharistic mystery stands at the heart and center of the liturgy since it is the fount of life by which we are cleansed and strengthened to live not for ourselves but for God and to be united in love among ourselves. -Pope Paul VI

I don't know what is better than the work that is given to the actor – to teach the human heart the knowledge of itself. -Laurence Olivier

The memory is like a cat scratching my heart. -Marina Oswald

The camera can be the most deadly weapon since the assassin's bullet. Or it can be the lotion of the heart. -Norman Parkinson

I want to hit him, step away and watch him hurt. I want his heart. -Joe Frazier

If you practice an art, be proud of it and make it proud of you It may break your heart, but it will fill your heart before it breaks it; it will make you a person in your own right. -Maxwell Anderson

The rat stops gnawing in the wood, the dungeon walls withdraw, the weight is lifted your pulse steadies and the sun has found your heart, the day was not bad, the season has not been bad, there is sense and even promise in going on. -Bernard DeVoto

The most important tribute any human being can pay to a poem or a piece of prose he or she really loves is to learn it by heart. Not by brain, by heart; the expression is vital. -George Steiner

Our heart glows, and secret unrest gnaws at the root of our being. Dealing with the unconscious has become a question of life for us. -Carl Jung

It's no accident many accuse me of conducting public affairs with my heart instead of my head. Well, what if I do? Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart don't know how to laugh either. -Golda Meir

The beauty of the world, which is so soon to perish, has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder. -Virginia Woolf

One lives with so many bad deeds on one's conscience and some good intentions in one's heart. -John Dewey

The coward wretch whose hand and heart Can bear to torture aught below, Is ever first to quail and start From the slightest pain or equal foe. -Bertrand Russell

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water. -Christopher Morley

Love is space and time measured by the heart. -Marcel Proust

Come live in my heart, and pay no rent. -Samuel Lover

How good is man's life, the mere living! How fit to employ all the heart and the soul and the senses forever in joy! -Robert Browning

What light is to the eyes – what air is to the lungs – what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man. -Robert Green Ingersoll

The Vatican is a dagger in the heart of Italy. -Thomas Paine

Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game – and do it by watching first some high school or small-town teams. -Jacques Barzun

For his heart was in his work, and the heart giveth grace unto every art. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

O! many a shaft, at random sent, Finds mark the archer little meant! And many a word, at random spoken, May soothe or wound a heart that's broken! -Walter Scott

To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love. -Alan Bleasdale

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age. -Amos Bronson Alcott

You have to have your heart in the business and the business in your heart. -An Wang

A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything. -Ray Stannard Baker

At the heart of personality is the need to feel a sense of being lovable without having to qualify for that acceptance. -Paul Tournier

In mid-life the man wants to see how irresistible he still is to younger women. How they turn their hearts to stone and more or less commit a murder of their marriage I just don't know, but they do. -Earl Warren

Absence makes the heart grow fonder. -Thomas Haynes Bayly

The heart may think it knows better: the senses know that absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends. -Elizabeth Bowen

It takes more than just a good looking body. You've got to have the heart and soul to go with it. -Epictetus

I place a high moral value on the way people behave. I find it repellent to have a lot, and to behave with anything other than courtesy in the old sense of the word – politeness of the heart, a gentleness of the spirit. -Fran Lebowitz

The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart. -George Sand

Beauty is in the heart of the beholder. -H. G. Wells

Who's not sat tense before his own heart's curtain. -James Russell Lowell

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts. -John Greenleaf Whittier

If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old. -John Kenneth Galbraith

I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death. -Leonardo da Vinci

There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time. -Malcolm X

You can employ men and hire hands to work for you, but you must win their hearts to have them work with you. -Merle Shain

The real actor has a direct line to the collective heart. -Sam Rayburn

Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will. Refuse to be average or to surrender to the chill of your spiritual environment. -Arthur Helps

Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amid joy. -Felicia Hemans

Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts. -Albert Einstein

The earth has grown old with its burden of care, but at Christmas it always is young, the heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair, and its soul full of music breaks the air, when the song of angels is sung. -Phillips Brooks

Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts. -Charles Dickens

Integrate what you believe in every single area of your life. Take your heart to work and ask the most and best of everybody else, too. -Meryl Streep

Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do it well; whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself completely; in great aims and in small I have always thoroughly been in earnest. -Charles Dickens

Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit. -Napoleon Hill

I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun. -Charles R. Swindoll

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration. -Pearl S. Buck

Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal. -Helen Keller

When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. -Khalil Gibran

Whatever one of us blames in another, each one will find in his own heart. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. -Nelson Mandela

Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart, don't know how to laugh either. -Golda Meir

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. -Oscar Wilde

A loving heart is the truest wisdom. -Charles Dickens

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has. -Henry Ward Beecher

A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart. -Jonathan Swift

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer. -Mahatma Gandhi

Christmas… is not an external event at all, but a piece of one's home that one carries in one's heart. -Freya Stark

Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart; that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical. -Margaret Fuller

The just is close to the people's heart, but the merciful is close to the heart of God. -Khalil Gibran

When you work you are a flute through whose heart the whispering of the hours turns to music. Which of you would be a reed, dumb and silent, when all else sings together in unison? -Khalil Gibran

Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own. -Henry Ward Beecher

False face must hide what the false heart doth know. -William Shakespeare

Nobody needs a smile so much as the one who has none to give. So get used to smiling heart-warming smiles, and you will spread sunshine in a sometimes dreary world. -Lawrence G. Lovasik

One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can't utter. -James Earl Jones

The road to positivity is strewn with the abandoned vehicles of the faint-hearted. -Peter McWilliams

Words, words, mere words, no matter from the heart. -William Shakespeare

History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats. -B. C. Forbes

Words may be false and full of art; Sighs are the natural language of the heart. -Thomas Shadwell

People make jokes about my bosoms, why don't they look underneath the breasts at the heart? It's obvious I've got big ones and if people want to assume they're not mine, then let them. -Dolly Parton

Somehow I took whatever criticism there was very much to heart. -Dusty Springfield

Even though people may be well known, they hold in their hearts the emotions of a simple person for the moments that are the most important of those we know on earth: birth, marriage and death. -Jackie Kennedy

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell. -Joan Crawford

My heart has never been broken, I've never broken anyone else's. -Mariah Carey

I am at heart a gentleman. -Marlene Dietrich

I wear my heart on my sleeve. -Princess Diana

When I die India will be found engraved on my heart. -Mary of Teck

I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success… such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything. -Nikola Tesla

The heart is the chief feature of a functioning mind. -Frank Lloyd Wright

I want to rip out his heart and feed it to Lennox Lewis. I want to kill people. I want to rip their stomachs out and eat their children. -Mike Tyson

Forgiveness is the economy of the heart… forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits. -Hannah More

Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire; the other is to get it. -George Bernard Shaw

People want to know why I do this, why I write such gross stuff. I like to tell them I have the heart of a small boy… and I keep it in a jar on my desk. -Stephen King

Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will. -Aiden Wilson Tozer

A willing heart adds feather to the heel. -Joanna Baillie

You change your life by changing your heart. -Max Lucado

I've looked on many women with lust. I've committed adultery in my heart many times. God knows I will do this and forgives me. -Jimmy Carter

A thick head can do as much damage as a hard heart. -Harold W. Dodds

Great tranquility of heart is his who cares for neither praise nor blame. -Thomas a Kempis

A bell's not a bell 'til you ring it, A song's not a song 'til you sing it, Love in your heart wasn't put there to stay, Love isn't love 'til you give it away! -Oscar Hammerstein II

He piled upon the whale's white hump the sum of all the general rage and hate felt by his whole race from Adam down; and then, as if his chest had been a mortar, he burst his hot heart's shell upon it. -Herman Melville

If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless. -Moliere

You must capture and keep the heart of the original and supremely able man before his brain can do its best. -Andrew Carnegie

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions – the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment. -Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Try as you will, you cannot annihilate that eternal relic of the human heart, love. -Victor Hugo

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death. -Thomas Paine

A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years. -Rupert Brooke

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time. -Julie Andrews

A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself. -Jessamyn West

Anyone who doesn't regret the passing of the Soviet Union has no heart. Anyone who wants it restored has no brains. -Vladimir Putin

The Twist was a guided missile launched from the ghetto into the heart of suburbia. The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion and law could never do, in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court could only write on the books. -Eldridge Cleaver

A gentle heart is tied with an easy thread. -George Herbert

Bullies are always cowards at heart and may be credited with a pretty safe instinct in scenting their prey. -Anna Julia Cooper

The heart of marriage is memories; and if the two of you happen to have the same ones and can savor your reruns, then your marriage is a gift from the gods. -Bill Cosby

Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by his heart, and his friends can only read the title. -Virginia Woolf

Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold. -Zelda Fitzgerald

The surest way to hit a woman's heart is to take aim kneeling. -Douglas William Jerrold

In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

You cannot contribute anything to the ideal condition of mind and heart known as Brotherhood, however much you preach, posture, or agree, unless you live it. -Faith Baldwin

The great threat to the young and pure in heart is not what they read but what they don't read. -Heywood Broun

As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled. -Victor Hugo

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some critics will write 'Maya Angelou is a natural writer' – which is right after being a natural heart surgeon. -Maya Angelou

The most important thing when ill is to never lose heart. -Vladimir Lenin

Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking. -Khalil Gibran

To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart. -Charles Dickens

Once I knew only darkness and stillness… my life was without past or future… but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living. -Helen Keller

In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it. -Marianne Williamson

There is no instinct like that of the heart. -Lord Byron

The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom. -Henry Ward Beecher

Go to you bosom: Knock there, and ask your heart what it doth know. -William Shakespeare

What we have most to fear is failure of the heart. -Sonia Johnson

The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing. -Blaise Pascal

The heart of another is a dark forest, always, no matter how close it has been to one's own. -Willa Cather

As the arteries grow hard, the heart grows soft. -H. L. Mencken

My heart is like a singing bird. -Christina Rossetti

If it were not for hopes, the heart would break. -Thomas Fuller

It is well for the heart to be naive and the mind not to be. -Anatole France

A man of knowledge chooses a path with a heart and follows it and then he looks and rejoices and laughs and then he sees and knows. -Carlos Castaneda

My heart is singing for joy this morning! A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind, and behold, all things are changed! -Anne Sullivan

To take photographs means to recognize – simultaneously and within a fraction of a second – both the fact itself and the rigorous organization of visually perceived forms that give it meaning. It is putting one's head, one's eye and one's heart on the same axis. -Henri Cartier-Bresson

Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera. -Yousuf Karsh

In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart. -Mahatma Gandhi

No man ever prayed heartily without learning something. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart. -Rumi

One hearty laugh together will bring enemies into a closer communion of heart than hours spent on both sides in inward wrestling with the mental demon of uncharitable feeling. -William James

I'm delirious with joy. It proves that if you confront the universe with good intentions in your heart, it will reflect that and reward your intent. Usually. It just doesn't always do it in the way you expect. -J. Michael Straczynski

There are many persons ready to do what is right because in their hearts they know it is right. But they hesitate, waiting for the other fellow to make the make the first move – and he, in turn, waits for you. -Marian Anderson

Whatever we are waiting for – peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance – it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart. -Sarah Ban Breathnach

People mistakenly assume that their thinking is done by their head; it is actually done by the heart which first dictates the conclusion, then commands the head to provide the reasoning that will defend it. -Anthony de Mello

It is usually the imagination that is wounded first, rather than the heart; it being much more sensitive. -Henry David Thoreau

Everybody has a heart. Except some people. -Bette Davis

Freedom to differ is not limited to things that do not matter mush. That would be a mere shadow of freedom. The test of its substance is the right to differ as to things that touch the heart of the existing order. -Robert Jackson

The drums of Africa still beat in my heart. They will not let me rest while there is a single Negro boy or girl without a chance to prove his worth. -Mary McLeod Bethune

I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me – like food or water. -Ray Charles

I'm a musician at heart, I know I'm not really a singer. I couldn't compete with real singers. But I sing because the public buys it. -Nat King Cole

If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom? -Khalil Gibran

Mystery is at the heart of creativity. That, and surprise. -Julia Cameron

Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

The heart is forever making the head its fool. -Francois de La Rochefoucauld

There is a road from the eye to heart that does not go through the intellect. -Gilbert K. Chesterton

Our own heart, and not other men's opinions form our true honor. -Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Laughter is the brush that sweeps away the cobwebs of your heart. -Mort Walker

Be noble minded! Our own heart, and not other men's opinions of us, forms our true honor. -Friedrich Schiller

Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart, cannot come by an appeal to the brain. -Mahatma Gandhi

That man is a creature who needs order yet yearns for change is the creative contradiction at the heart of the laws which structure his conformity and define his deviancy. -Freda Adler

It is the mind which creates the world around us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched. -George Gissing

My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary. -Martin Luther

Live your life fom your heart. Share from your heart. And your story will touch and heal people's souls. -Melody Beattie

I am going away with him to an unknown country where I shall have no past and no name, and where I shall be born again with a new face and an untried heart. -Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

The things we truly love stay with us always, locked in our hearts as long as life remains. -Josephine Baker

The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart. -Robert Green Ingersoll

Politics is largely a matter of heart. -R. A. Butler

If you will practice being fictional for a while, you will understand that fictional characters are sometimes more real than people with bodies and heartbeats. -Richard Bach

Be careful what you set your heart upon – for it will surely be yours. -James Baldwin

Nobody is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart; for his purity, by definition, is unassailable. -James Baldwin

Two things are bad for the heart – running up stairs and running down people. -Bernard Baruch

He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own. -Henry Ward Beecher

I have the heart of a child. I keep it in a jar on my shelf. -Robert Bloch

Sticks and stones will break our bones, but words will break our hearts. -Robert Fulghum

Every dance is a kind of fever chart, a graph of the heart. -Martha Graham

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable. -Bruce Lee

He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help. -Abraham Lincoln

The head never rules the heart, but just becomes its partner in crime. -Mignon McLaughlin

Religion's in the heart, not in the knees. -Douglas William Jerrold

While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart. -Francis of Assisi

I would love to spend all my time writing to you; I'd love to share with you all that goes through my mind, all that weighs on my heart, all that gives air to my soul; phantoms of art, dreams that would be so beautiful if they could come true. -Luigi Pirandello

I want to touch the heart of the world and make it smile. -Charles de Lint

Stone walls confine a tinker; cold iron binds a witch; but a musician's music can never be fettered, for it lives first in her heart and mind. -Charles de Lint

Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children. -William Makepeace Thackeray

There's a magical tie to the land of our home, which the heart cannot break, though the footsteps may roam. -Eliza Cook

The family, that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor in our innermost hearts never quite wish to. -Dodie Smith

People are governed with the head; kindness of heart is little use in chess. -Nicolas Chamfort

Whatever makes an impression on the heart seems lovely in the eye. -Saadi

The heart is forever inexperienced. -Henry David Thoreau

I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination. -John Keats

There is not a passion so strongly rooted in the human heart as envy. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan

The heart forgets its sorrow and ache. -James Russell Lowell

Logic is one thing, the human animal another. You can quite easily propose a logical solution to something and at the same time hope in your heart of hearts it won't work out. -Luigi Pirandello

Love, with very young people, is a heartless business. We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk; it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine. -Karen Blixen

If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love. -Leo Tolstoy

Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults of those beloved. He has wings, he comes quickly and flies away the same. -Voltaire

Our sense of power is more vivid when we break a man's spirit than when we win his heart. -Eric Hoffer

Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame. -Pearl S. Buck

In Sleep we lie all naked and alone, in Sleep we are united at the heart of night and darkness, and we are strange and beautiful asleep; for we are dying the darkness and we know no death. -Thomas Wolfe

We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart. -Blaise Pascal

If you've ever been around a group of actors, you've noticed, no doubt, that they can talk of nothing else under the sun but acting. It's exactly the same way with baseball players. Your heart must be in your work. -Christy Mathewson

I touched Roger's bat and held it to my heart. My bat will lie next to his. I'm damn proud of that. -Mark McGwire

Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand. -Khalil Gibran

The mind is no match with the heart in persuasion; constitutionality is no match with compassion. -Everett Dirksen

Love, whether newly born, or aroused from a deathlike slumber, must always create sunshine, filling the heart so full of radiance, this it overflows upon the outward world. -Nathaniel Hawthorne

There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue as when it finds an angry heart. -Thomas Fuller

Our errors are surely not such awfully solemn things. In a world where we are so certain to incur them in spite of all our caution, a certain lightness of heart seems healthier than this excessive nervousness on their behalf. -William James

Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts. -Marcus Tullius Cicero

A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, – a mere heart of stone. -Charles Darwin

There is in every true woman's heart, a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity. -Washington Irving

A truth that disheartens because it is true is of more value than the most stimulating of falsehoods. -Maurice Maeterlinck

A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge. -Thomas Carlyle

Home is where the heart is. -Pliny the Elder

Today I can declare my hope and declare it from the bottom of my heart that we will eventually see the time when that number of nuclear weapons is down to zero and the world is a much better place. -Colin Powell

Believe deep down in your heart that you're destined to do great things. -Joe Paterno

Paradise was made for tender hearts; hell, for loveless hearts. -Voltaire

When I feel a little confused, the only thing to do is to turn back to the study of nature before launching once again into the subjects closest to heart. -Raoul Dufy

Faith crosses every border and touches every heart in every nation. -George W. Bush

When you turn your heart and your life over to Christ, when you accept Christ as the savior, it changes your heart. -George W. Bush

Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth, which hath honey in her mouth, gall in her heart, and a sting in her tail. -Francis Quarles

The heart is a small thing, but desireth great matters. It is not sufficient for a kite's dinner, yet the whole world is not sufficient for it. -Francis Quarles

Our country is that spot to which our heart is bound. -Voltaire

The ear is the avenue to the heart. -Voltaire

The mouth obeys poorly when the heart murmurs. -Voltaire

Tears may be dried up, but the heart – never. -Margaret of Valois

No one knows how it is that with one glance a boy can break through into a girl's heart. -Nancy Thayer

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. -Honore de Balzac

You can't enjoy light verse with a heavy heart. -Russell Baker

If you haven't had at least a slight poetic crack in the heart, you have been cheated by nature. -Phyllis Battelle

A broken heart is what makes life so wonderful five years later, when you see the guy in an elevator and he is fat and smoking a cigar and saying long-time-no-see. -Phyllis Battelle

Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. -Carl Jung

Honest hearts produce honest actions. -Brigham Young

A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love. -William Butler Yeats

Too long a sacrifice can make a stone of the heart. O when may it suffice? -William Butler Yeats

The only business of the head in the world is to bow a ceaseless obeisance to the heart. -William Butler Yeats

The creations of a great writer are little more than the moods and passions of his own heart, given surnames and Christian names, and sent to walk the earth. -William Butler Yeats

I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart. -Alice Walker

Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse. -George Washington

With care, and skill, and cunning art, She parried Time's malicious dart, And kept the years at bay, Till passion entered in her heart and aged her in a day! -Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Nature never did betray the heart that loved her. -William Wordsworth

I have heard people eat most heartily of another man's meat, that is, what they do not pay for. -William Wycherley

There is much to support the view that it is clothes that wear us, and not we, them; we may make them take the mould of arm or breast, but they mould our hearts, our brains, our tongues to their liking. -Virginia Woolf

God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart. -Izaak Walton

Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him. -Orson Welles

All grand thoughts come from the heart. -Luc de Clapiers

Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word 'satiety.' -Francis Quarles

If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail. -Francis Quarles

When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart. -Helen Rowland

Don't waste time trying to break a man's heart; be satisfied if you can just manage to chip it in a brand new place. -Helen Rowland

Socialism must come down from the brain and reach the heart. -Jules Renard

Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties. -Jules Renard

Memory always obeys the commands of the heart. -Antoine Rivarol

A few great minds are enough to endow humanity with monstrous power, but a few great hearts are not enough to make us worthy of using it. -Jean Rostand

There are people who laugh to show their fine teeth; and there are those who cry to show their good hearts. -Joseph Roux

I think there is only one quality worse than hardness of heart and that is softness of head. -Theodore Roosevelt

But, truly, I have wept too much! The Dawns are heartbreaking. Every moon is atrocious and every sun bitter. -Arthur Rimbaud

Except for the occasional heart attack, I never felt better. -Dick Cheney

A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man. -John Adams

Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind. -Henri Frederic Amiel

The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present. -Barbara De Angelis

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together. -Barbara De Angelis

The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make – not just on your wedding day, but over and over again – and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife. -Barbara De Angelis

No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that is his heart which is capable of responding to it. -James Allen

O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart. Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams. -Saint Augustine

Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of his head are easier by far to count than his feeling, the movements of his heart. -Saint Augustine

He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God. -Aeschylus

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart. -Marcus Aurelius

Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart. -George Eliot

Nature, more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways, has sown a seed of evil in the hearts of mortals, especially in the more thoughtful men, which makes them dissatisfied with their own lot and envious of another's. -Desiderius Erasmus

All God wants of man is a peaceful heart. -Meister Eckhart

A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there. -Meister Eckhart

There is in every woman's heart a spark of heavenly fire which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity. -Washington Irving

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart. -Washington Irving

The heart of the jealous knows the best and most satisfying love, that of the other's bed, where the rival perfects the lover's imperfections. -Djuna Barnes

I would like to find a stew that will give me heartburn immediately, instead of at three o clock in the morning. -John Barrymore

A sweetheart is a bottle of wine, a wife is a wine bottle. -Charles Baudelaire

There exists, between people in love, a kind of capital held by each. This is not just a stock of affects or pleasure, but also the possibility of playing double or quits with the share you hold in the other's heart. -Jean Baudrillard

The babe at first feeds upon the mother's bosom, but it is always on her heart. -Henry Ward Beecher

The world's battlefields have been in the heart chiefly; more heroism has been displayed in the household and the closet, than on the most memorable battlefields in history. -Henry Ward Beecher

The head learns new things, but the heart forever practices old experiences. -Henry Ward Beecher

Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable. -Henry Ward Beecher

Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart. -Henry Ward Beecher

A good heart will help you to a bonny face, my lad and a bad one will turn the bonniest into something worse than ugly. -Emily Bronte

To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind. -Pearl S. Buck

It is not by the gray of the hair that one knows the age of the heart. -Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

A good heart is better than all the heads in the world. -Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

We tell our triumphs to the crowds, but our own hearts are the sole confidants of our sorrows. -Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

My heart burnt within me with indignation and grief; we could think of nothing else. All night long we had only snatches of sleep, waking up perpetually to the sense of a great shock and grief. Every one is feeling the same. I never knew so universal a feeling. -Elizabeth Gaskell

Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Culture of the mind must be subservient to the heart. -Mahatma Gandhi

Nothing splendid was ever created in cold blood. Heat is required to forge anything. Every great accomplishment is the story of a flaming heart. -Arnold H. Glasow

The best way to inspire people to superior performance is to convince them by everything you do and by your everyday attitude that you are wholeheartedly supporting them. -Harold S. Geneen

In every deed of mischief he had a heart to resolve, a head to contrive, and a hand to execute. -Edward Gibbon

In the human heart new passions are forever being born; the overthrow of one almost always means the rise of another. -Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The mind is always the patsy of the heart. -Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in one's speech. -Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Nature is not human hearted. -Lao Tzu

I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious. -Vince Lombardi

I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth. -Martin Luther

All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired. -Martin Luther

I am more afraid of my own heart than of the pope and all his cardinals. I have within me the great pope, Self. -Martin Luther

Have you ever seen a pedant with a warm heart? -Johann Kaspar Lavater

When men and woman die, as poets sung, his heart's the last part moves, her last, the tongue. -Benjamin Franklin

We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts. -William Hazlitt

The day is not far off when the economic problem will take the back seat where it belongs, and the arena of the heart and the head will be occupied or reoccupied, by our real problems – the problems of life and of human relations, of creation and behavior and religion. -John Maynard Keynes

It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means. -Charles Kingsley

And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart, till the Devil whispered behind the leaves 'It's pretty, but is it Art?' -Rudyard Kipling

The salvation of this human world lies nowhere else than in the human heart, in the human power to reflect, in human meekness and human responsibility. -Vaclav Havel

A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune. -Horace

The inner thought coming from the heart represents the real motives and desires. These are the cause of action. -Raymond Holliwell

Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would travel far along the mystic road, he must learn to desire God intensely but in stillness, passively and yet with all his heart and mind and strength. -Aldous Huxley

There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may order and drive an individual, but you cannot make him respect you. -William Hazlitt

Our Creator would never have made such lovely days, and have given us the deep hearts to enjoy them, above and beyond all thought, unless we were meant to be immortal. -Nathaniel Hawthorne

I believe that God has planted in every heart the desire to live in freedom. -George W. Bush

Only the pure in heart can make a good soup. -Ludwig van Beethoven

Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys. -Alphonse de Lamartine

For support, I fall back on my heart. Has a man any fault a woman cannot weave with and try to change into something better, if the god her man prays to is a mother holding a baby? -Haniel Long

We are the men of intrinsic value, who can strike our fortunes out of ourselves, whose worth is independent of accidents in life, or revolutions in government: we have heads to get money, and hearts to spend it. -George Farquhar

One thing that makes art different from life is that in art things have a shape… it allows us to fix our emotions on events at the moment they occur, it permits a union of heart and mind and tongue and tear. -Marilyn French

Some people carry their heart in their head and some carry their head in their heart. The trick is to keep them apart yet working together. -David Hare

Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good, and melt at other's woe. -Homer

If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble. -Bob Hope

Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men. -Herbert Hoover

By blood a king, in heart a clown. -Alfred Lord Tennyson

Shape your heart to front the hour, but dream not that the hours will last. -Alfred Lord Tennyson

My strength is as the strength of ten, because my heart is pure. -Alfred Lord Tennyson

Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go. -Mother Teresa

We are at heart so profoundly anarchistic that the only form of state we can imagine living in is Utopian; and so cynical that the only Utopia we can believe in is authoritarian. -Lionel Trilling

Have a strong mind and a soft heart. -Anthony J. D'Angelo

There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated. -Charles Dickens

I don't go by the rule book… I lead from the heart, not the head. -Princess Diana

I have my warts. I sometimes say things that get me in trouble. In other words, I lead with my heart and not my head. That's the only chance we have against George Bush. -Howard Dean

I love men, not for what unites them, but for what divides them, and I want to know most of all what gnaws at their hearts. -Guillaume Apollinaire

Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. How can one blush for what one adores? -George Sand

No emperor has the power to dictate to the heart. -Friedrich Schiller

A noble heart will always capitulate to reason. -Friedrich Schiller

Enthusiasm is the best protection in any situation. Wholeheartedness is contagious. Give yourself, if you wish to get others. -David Seabury

I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and read the other, for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God, who is the searcher of our hearts, all our privacies are open? -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Guilt upon the conscience, like rust upon iron, both defiles and consumes it, gnawing and creeping into it, as that does which at last eats out the very heart and substance of the metal. -Robert South

Bid, then, the tender light of faith to shine By which alone the mortal heart is led Unto the thinking of the thought divine. -George Santayana

In action a great heart is the chief qualification. In work, a great head. -Arthur Schopenhauer

Music is the key to the female heart. -Johann G. Seume

The only disadvantage of an honest heart is credulity. -Philip Sidney

It is the nature of the strong heart, that like the palm tree it strives ever upwards when it is most burdened. -Philip Sidney

Both mind and heart when given up to reveries and dreaminess, have a thousand avenues open for the entrance of evil. -Charles Simmons

The human heart dares not stay away too long from that which hurt it most. There is a return journey to anguish that few of us are released from making. -Lillian Smith

That man never grows old who keeps a child in his heart. -Richard Steele

Lessons of wisdom have the most power over us when they capture the heart through the groundwork of a story, which engages the passions. -Laurence Sterne

In all ranks of life the human heart yearns for the beautiful; and the beautiful things that God makes are his gift to all alike. -Harriet Beecher Stowe

A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income. -George Bernard Shaw

True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laughter, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper. -Thomas Carlyle

If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music. -Thomas Carlyle

The cut of a garment speaks of intellect and talent and the color of temperament and heart. -Thomas Carlyle

If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me. -William Congreve

There will be no lasting peace either in the heart of individuals or in social customs until death is outlawed. -Albert Camus

The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most. -Dale Carnegie

They talk of a man betraying his country, his friends, his sweetheart. There must be a moral bond first. All a man can betray is his conscience. -Joseph Conrad

O, popular applause! what heart of man is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms? -William Cowper

Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will. -William Cowper

The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers. -Deepak Chopra

The heart never grows better by age; I fear rather worse, always harder. A young liar will be an old one, and a young knave will only be a greater knave as he grows older. -Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure. -Joseph Campbell

When a child can be brought to tears, and not from fear of punishment, but from repentance he needs no chastisement. When the tears begin to flow from the grief of their conduct you can be sure there is an angel nestling in their heart. -Horace Mann

God, I can push the grass apart and lay my finger on Thy heart. -Edna St. Vincent Millay

If faith produce no works, I see That faith is not a living tree. Thus faith and works together grow, No separate life they never can know. They're soul and body, hand and heart, What God hath joined, let no man part. -Hannah More

We are no more free agents than the queen of clubs when she victoriously takes prisoner the knave of hearts. -Mary Wortley Montagu

No habit or quality is more easily acquired than hypocrisy, nor any thing sooner learned than to deny the sentiments of our hearts and the principle we act from: but the seeds of every passion are innate to us, and nobody comes into the world without them. -Bernard de Mandeville

What power can poverty have over a home where loving hearts are beating with a consciousness of untold riches of the head and heart? -Orison Swett Marden

Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young. A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everybody around us. -Orison Swett Marden

If you're a champion, you have to have it in your heart. -Chris Evert

Grace is available for each of us every day – our spiritual daily bread – but we've got to remember to ask for it with a grateful heart and not worry about whether there will be enough for tomorrow. -Sarah Ban Breathnach

Let's choose today to quench our thirst for the 'good life' we thinks others lead by acknowledging the good that already exists in our lives. We can then offer the universe the gift of our grateful hearts. -Sarah Ban Breathnach

Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame. -John Lyly

And finally I twist my heart round again, so that the bad is on the outside and the good is on the inside, and keep on trying to find a way of becoming what I would so like to be, and could be, if there weren't any other people living in the world. -Anne Frank

Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort. -Humphry Davy

All paths are the same, leading nowhere. Therefore, pick a path with heart! -Carlos Castaneda

Look at every path closely and deliberately, then ask ourselves this crucial question: Does this path have a heart? If it does, then the path is good. If it doesn't, it is of no use. -Carlos Castaneda

Death is someone you see very clearly with eyes in the center of your heart: eyes that see not by reacting to light, but by reacting to a kind of a chill from within the marrow of your own life. -Thomas Merton

When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely – the mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears – when you give your whole attention to it. -Jiddu Krishnamurti

What you can't get out of, get into wholeheartedly. -Mignon McLaughlin

The 'kingdom of Heaven' is a condition of the heart – not something that comes 'upon the earth' or 'after death.' -Friedrich Nietzsche

Whether you call my heart affectionate, or you call it womanish: I confess, that to my misfortune, it is soft. -Ovid

Why should I go into details, we have nothing that is not perishable except what our hearts and our intellects endows us with. -Ovid

The heart is the best reflective thinker. -Wendell Phillips

Each of us, face to face with other men, is clothed with some sort of dignity, but we know only too well all the unspeakable things that go on in the heart. -Luigi Pirandello

Fantastic tyrant of the amorous heart. How hard thy yoke, how cruel thy dart. Those escape your anger who refuse your sway, and those are punished most, who most obey. -Matthew Prior

How frail the human heart must be – a mirrored pool of thought. -Sylvia Plath

Sympathy is two hearts tugging at one load. -Charles Henry Parkhurst

We only consult the ear because the heart is wanting. -Blaise Pascal

There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute, which goes directly to the heart of him who has had frequent occasion to test the paltry friendship and gossamer fidelity of mere Man. -Edgar Allan Poe

The whole course of human history may depend on a change of heart in one solitary and even humble individual – for it is in the solitary mind and soul of the individual that the battle between good and evil is waged and ultimately won or lost. -M. Scott Peck

The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands. -Robert M. Pirsig

There is something in the pang of change More than the heart can bear, Unhappiness remembering happiness. -Euripides

Losing a game is heartbreaking. Losing your sense of excellence or worth is a tragedy. -Joe Paterno

Religion is a matter of the heart. No physical inconvenience can warrant abandonment of one's own religion. -Mahatma Gandhi

The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart. -Mahatma Gandhi

We may have our private opinions but why should they be a bar to the meeting of hearts? -Mahatma Gandhi

I would heartily welcome the union of East and West provided it is not based on brute force. -Mahatma Gandhi

A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people. -Mahatma Gandhi

Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts. -Mahatma Gandhi

Morality which depends upon the helplessness of a man or woman has not much to recommend it. Morality is rooted in the purity of our hearts. -Mahatma Gandhi

When you mutilate movies for mass media, you tamper with the hearts and minds of America. -Warren Beatty

If thy heart fails thee, climb not at all. -Elizabeth I

The world continues to offer glittering prizes to those who have stout hearts and sharp swords. -F. E. Smith

Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is the heart of man. -Fyodor Dostoevsky

To measure the man, measure his heart. -Malcolm Forbes

Every man ought to be inquisitive through every hour of his great adventure down to the day when he shall no longer cast a shadow in the sun. For if he dies without a question in his heart, what excuse is there for his continuance? -Frank Moore Colby

Good leaders make people feel that they're at the very heart of things, not at the periphery. -Warren Bennis

There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it. -George Bernard Shaw

Because the heart beats under a covering of hair, of fur, feathers, or wings, it is, for that reason, to be of no account? -Jean Paul

Wherever you go, go with all your heart. -Confucius

I have accepted fear as a part of life – specifically the fear of change… I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back. -Erica Jong

Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they are, who already possess it. -Francois de La Rochefoucauld

I soothe my conscience now with the thought that it is better for hard words to be on paper than that Mummy should carry them in her heart. -Anne Frank

Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night. -Rainer Maria Rilke

Women have a special corner of their hearts for sins they have never committed. -Cornelia Otis Skinner

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. -Khalil Gibran

To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to. -Khalil Gibran

It was the nation and the race dwelling all round the globe that had the lion's heart. I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar. -Winston Churchill

Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first come to pass in the heart of America. -Dwight D. Eisenhower

This work is a torture on the rump but a joy to the heart. -Eduardo Galeano

It was like a heart transplant. We tried to implant college in him but his head rejected it. -Barry Switzer

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best. -Margaret Thatcher

It is too maddening. I've got to fly off, right now, to some devilish navy yard, three hours in a seasick steamer, and after being heartily sick, I'll have to speak three times, and then I'll be sick coming home. Still, who would not be sick for England? -John Masefield

The mission of the playwright is to look in his heart and write, to write whatever concerns him at the moment; to write with passion and conviction. Of course the measure of the man will be the measure of the play. -Robert Anderson

A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Hateful to me as are the gates of hell, Is he who, hiding one thing in his heart, Utters another. -Homer

For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men lived and worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives. -Gene Fowler

I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death. -Thomas Paine

Who is ever adequate? We all create situations each other can't live up to, then break our hearts at them because they don't. -Elizabeth Bowen

Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks. -Joe Paterno

I'd like to be a queen in people's hearts but I don't see myself being queen of this country. -Princess Diana

A great architect is not made by way of a brain nearly so much as he is made by way of a cultivated, enriched heart. -Frank Lloyd Wright

The quickest way to a man's heart is through his chest. -Roseanne Barr

Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts. -Paramahansa Yogananda

Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed – there's so little competition. -Elbert Hubbard

The workings of the human heart are the profoundest mystery of the universe. One moment they make us despair of our kind, and the next we see in them the reflection of the divine image. -Charles W. Chesnutt

If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear? -Confucius

There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs the purest courtesy in the outward behavior. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not figures on a dial. We should count time by heart throbs. He most lives who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best. -Philip James Bailey

Time and memory are true artists; they remould reality nearer to the heart's desire. -John Dewey

Blessed is the man who has some congenial work, some occupation in which he can put his heart, and which affords a complete outlet to all the forces there are in him. -John Burroughs

Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be an inseparable part of our being. -Mahatma Gandhi

I'll give you my opinion of the human race in a nutshell… their heart's in the right place, but their head is a thoroughly inefficient organ. -W. Somerset Maugham

The Path that leadeth on is lighted by one fire – the light of daring burning in the heart. The more one dares, the more he shall obtain. -Helena Blavatsky

This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty man is acquitted. -Juvenal

Men, as well as women, are much oftener led by their hearts than by their understandings. -Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

The heart is great which shows moderation in the midst of prosperity. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

You know, gentlemen, that I do not owe any personal income tax. But nevertheless, I send a small check, now and then, to the Internal Revenue Service out of the kindness of my heart. -David Rockefeller

We are adhering to life now with our last muscle – the heart. -Djuna Barnes

Great thoughts come from the heart. -Luc de Clapiers

No person who is well bred, kind and modest is ever offensively plain; all real deformity means want for manners or of heart. -John Ruskin

In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison, that he cannot trust a friend. -Aeschylus

An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts. -Otto von Bismarck

Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will moderation be utterly exiled from the minds of tyrants. -Edmund Burke

Love is said to be blind, but I know some fellows in love who can see twice as much in their sweethearts as I do. -Josh Billings

The men who followed Him were unique in their generation. They turned the world upside down because their hearts had been turned right side up. The world has never been the same. -Billy Graham

Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well. -Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Great joy, especially after a sudden change of circumstances, is apt to be silent, and dwells rather in the heart than on the tongue. -Henry Fielding

Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman. -Ludwig van Beethoven

Be still my heart; thou hast known worse than this. -Homer

A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits alone, and is confined and dies in singularity. -Jeremy Taylor

I shall the effect of this good lesson keeps as watchman to my heart. -William Shakespeare

A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart. -Jonathan Swift

Home – that blessed word, which opens to the human heart the most perfect glimpse of Heaven, and helps to carry it thither, as on an angel's wings. -Lydia M. Child

The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy. -Albert Camus

The true color of life is the color of the body, the color of the covered red, the implicit and not explicit red of the living heart and the pulses. It is the modest color of the unpublished blood. -Alice Meynell

They have a right to censure that have a heart to help. -William Penn

Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged heart. -William Pitt

It is the heart which perceives God and not the reason. That is what faith is: God perceived by the heart, not by the reason. -Blaise Pascal

What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope. -Mahatma Gandhi

Out of Ireland have we come, great hatred, little room, maimed us at the start. I carry from my mother's womb a fanatic heart. -William Butler Yeats

Who shall measure the hat and violence of the poet's heart when caught and tangled in a woman's body? -Virginia Woolf

Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too. -Will Smith

There are a hell of a lot of jobs that are scarier than live comedy. Like standing in the operating room when a guy's heart stops, and you're the one who has to fix it! -Jon Stewart

I believe with all my heart that America remains 'the great idea' that inspires the world. It is a privilege to be born here. It is an honor to become a citizen here. It is a gift to raise your family here, to vote here, and to live here. -Arnold Schwarzenegger

We as a people, as a state, and as a community, have too much promise, too much potential, and too much at stake to go any other way than forward. We are too strong in our hearts, too innovative in our minds, and too firm in our beliefs to retreat from our goals. -Bill Richardson

The way to a man's heart is through his chest. -Aaron Allston

My heart has been heavy and I have deliberated within my own conscience, knowing that my decision should not come out of my initial emotion of anger toward the President for such reckless behavior, but should be based on the facts. -Blanche Lincoln

We are all members of a single humanity, inside our hearts we all speak the same language, we all love our children and our parents, we all live in the same world. -Marc Forne Molne

The right to justice is something that no one can bestow, nor take away, for it is in one's heart. -Bryant H. McGill

Within the hearts men, loyalty and consideration are esteemed greater than success. -Bryant H. McGill

Good schools, good jobs, good government. These are not unreasonable demands. But sadly, some of our people have already lost heart and have left Hawaii to look for these things elsewhere. -Linda Lingle

I do not come bearing a party label on my sleeve – or a quick fix in my back pocket. I do not come with a rigid ideology in my heart – or a soul that tells me to go it alone. I do not come to uproot tradition – or to be imprisoned by it. -Ted Kulongoski

Let us never forget that terrorism at its heart, at its evil heart, is a psychological war. It endeavors to break the spirit and the resolve of those it attacks by creating a lose-lose situation. -Norm Coleman

The very idea of freedom incites fear in the hearts of terrorists across the world. -Elizabeth Dole

The very heart of being a sovereign nation is providing security of one's borders, of one's internal situation, and security against anyone attacking one's nation. That is the very heart of what I believe is sovereignty. -John Warner

The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason. -Hunter S. Thompson

I needed to be in the bush. There I find solitude and beauty and purity and focus. That's where my heart lies. -Mark Burnett

Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens. -Plato

What a cruel thing war is… to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors. -Robert E. Lee

A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist. -Louis Nizer

I followed my heart and figured that if I tried and failed, at least I'd know that I tried. -Michelle Branch

There may be a great fire in our hearts, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke. -Vincent Van Gogh

Oh, the miraculous energy that flows between two people who care enough to get beyond surfaces and games, who are willing to take the risks of being totally open, of listening, of responding with the whole heart. How much we can do for each other. -Alex Noble

The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul. -Alfred Austin

Once the amateur's naive approach and humble willingness to learn fades away, the creative spirit of good photography dies with it. Every professional should remain always in his heart an amateur. -Alfred Eisenstaedt

For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives. -Amy Lowell

I am tired, beloved, of chafing my heart against the want of you; of squeezing it into little ink drops, and posting it. And I scald alone, here, under the fire of the great moon. -Amy Lowell

It is a great mystery that though the human heart longs for Truth, in which alone it finds liberation and delight, the first reaction of human beings to Truth is one of hostility and fear! -Anthony de Mello

Sometimes I enjoy just photographing the surface because I think it can be as revealing as going to the heart of the matter. -Annie Leibovitz

Don't ever dare to take your college as a matter of course – because, like democracy and freedom, many people you'll never know have broken their hearts to get it for you. -Alice Miller

Don't trust the heart, it wants your blood. -Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Love wasn't put in your heart to stay. Love isn't love until you give it away. -Michael W. Smith

You'll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart. -George Michael

Men pass in front of our eyes like butterflies, creatures of a brief season. We love them; they are brave, proud, beautiful, clever; and they die almost at once. They die so soon that our hearts are continually racked with pain. -Philip Pullman

The future may be made up of many factors but where it truly lies is in the hearts and minds of men. Your dedication should not be confined for your own gain, but unleashes your passion for our beloved country as well as for the integrity and humanity of mankind. -Li Ka-shing

No one knows exactly where thought comes from, but it can be said that thought comes from the same place as whatever it is that beats our heart… it comes from being alive. -Richard Carlson

A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life. -Suze Orman

Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm. -Augustine Birrell

I believe that two people are connected at the heart, and it doesn't matter what you do, or who you are or where you live; there are no boundaries or barriers if two people are destined to be together. -Julia Roberts

I don't have a lot to share with other men. My heart sinks when I get into a taxi and someone starts talking to me about football. -David Walliams

I'm a character actor at heart. -Shuler Hensley

At heart, this job is about continuing to make great theatre for the people of Sheffield – a city I've known and loved since childhood. -Samuel West

I've learned the hard lesson that you can't pin your heart on anything until it's a completely done deal. -William Kempe

If you cut off your arm instead of going 'spurt, spurt, spurt' wouldn't it, like, go nuts? Or would it go with the beat of your heart? -Elijah Wood

You can't serve up hearts like cherries jubilee. -Leonard Bailey

Before I had my child, I thought I knew all the boundaries of myself, that I understood the limits of my heart. It's extraordinary to have all those limits thrown out, to realize your love is inexhaustible. -Uma Thurman

It is infinitely better to transplant a heart than to bury it to be devoured by worms. -Christiaan Barnard

I rise today to offer a formal and heartfelt apology to all the victims of lynching in our history, and for the failure of the United States Senate to take action when action was most needed. -George Allen

People with deep faith and big hearts are concerned, as I am about the circumstance that Ms. Schiavo is in. I want them to know I will do what I can, but there are limits to what any particular person – irrespective of the title they currently hold – can do. -Jeb Bush

We will not rest until the wooden stake is punched through the heart of the Enron lawsuit against us. -Maria Cantwell

The genius of America is that we are still a land of undiscovered shores, and we are at our best when we open our hearts and allow the night winds to bring renewed visions of great deeds. -Phil Bredesen

The hand cannot reach higher than does the heart. -Orison Swett Marden

What we must try to be, of course, is ourselves and wholeheartedly. We must find out what we really are and what we really want. -Nelson Boswell

Death comes not to the living soul, nor age to the loving heart. -Phoebe Cary

She danced a jig, she sung a song that took my heart away. -William Allingham

The proud, the cold untroubled heart of stone, that never mused on sorrow but its own. -Thomas Campbell

Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart. -Phil Jackson

There is even a happiness – that makes the heart afraid. -Thomas Hood

It's easy to fool the eye but it's hard to fool the heart. -Al Pacino

Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice. -Nora Roberts

Then, in that hour of deliverance, my heart spoke. Does not such a country, and such defenders of their country, deserve a song? -Francis Scott Key

True hearts have eyes and ears, no tongues to speak; they hear and see, and sigh, and then they break. -Edward Dyer

The heart and soul of the company is creativity and innovation. -Bob Iger

A boy carries out suggestions more wholeheartedly when he understands their aim. -Robert Baden-Powell

I'm just a true Irish boy at heart. -Colin Farrell

I have been heartbroken once and it has affected all my relationships from there on. But now I look at it as a occupational hazard. If you are in the meat market at some point you are gonna get mad cows disease. -Dominic Monaghan

No good work is ever done while the heart is hot and anxious and fretted. -Olive Schreiner

Until you have a son of your own… you will never know the joy, the love beyond feeling that resonates in the heart of a father as he looks upon his son. -Kent Nerburn

Care less for your harvest than for how it is shared and your life will have meaning and your heart will have peace. -Kent Nerburn

The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace. -Carlos Santana

An actor remembers his first piece of published praise. It is written on his heart. -Conrad Veidt

I think the motion picture industry is a stupid business and I despise acting the scenes in short snatches, one at a time. I hate this film work. I am disgusted with myself. On the stage I could never play a part unless I felt it with all my heart and soul. -Conrad Veidt

There must have been something in my nature – I believe, with all my heart, that I have conquered it now – which prevented me from being perfectly happy or making a woman perfectly happy. -Conrad Veidt

I'm thrilled of the acceptance I get abroad. The people are so hearty, warm and grateful and I feel privileged having seen so many countries and some of the greatest monuments. -Daniel Radcliffe

I refuse to stand up in front of a rabbi and my friends and the woman I love – who I will tell you I can love with all my heart – and promise she will be the only one I will ever have until the day I die. That's a lie. -Gene Simmons

The provocation with Holmes is the fact that he's described by Doyle as a man without a heart – all brain… and that's very difficult to play, or even indicate. -Jeremy Brett

A lot of times I find that people who are blessed with the most talent don't ever develop that attitude, and the ones who aren't blessed in that way are the most competitive and have the biggest heart. -Tom Brady

A nice blend of prediction and surprise seem to be at the heart of the best art. -Wendy Carlos

I would rather not tell you here things which every German has at heart. -Albert Speer

But people who really know me, know that I am not a bad boy at heart… I am a big teddy bear. -A. J. McLean

The human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return. -Maria Edgeworth

To have God speak to the heart is a majestic experience, an experience that people may miss if they monopolize the conversation and never pause to hear God's responses. -Charles Stanley

Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it. -Learned Hand

It lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it. While it lies there, it needs no constitution, no law, no court to save it. -Learned Hand

Social topics may hit too close to home for people, but then again, if you pull a heartstring, then that's what country music is. It's not just songs about getting drunk and leaving your girl. -Kenny Chesney

I am sure that in Canada the people appreciate this principle, and the general intelligence which prevails over that country is such that I am sure there is no danger of a reactionary policy ever finding a response in the hearts of any considerable number of our people. -Alexander Mackenzie

The earth is my altar, the sky is my dome, mind is my garden, the heart is my home and I'm always at home – yea, I'm always at Om. -Eden Ahbez

Could it think, the heart would stop beating. -Fernando Pessoa

The Lord showed me, so that I did see clearly, that he did not dwell in these temples which men had commanded and set up, but in people's hearts… his people were his temple, and he dwelt in them. -George Fox

The movies I like to make are very rich and full of passion. Some people see me as an action director, but action is not the only thing in my movies. I always like to show human nature – something deep inside the heart. -John Woo

My heart is so light that it's amazing. I get to play all this grief, all this loss, all this disaster and chaos. It's hysterically funny. I am very light. -Linda Hamilton

For years I have been mourning and not for my dead, it is for this boy for whatever corner in my heart died when his childhood slid out of my arms. -William Gibson

Yes, threadbare seem his songs, to lettered ken – they were worn threadbare next the hearts of men. -William Watson

The heart that has truly loved never forgets, But as truly loves on to the close. -Thomas Moore

And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns. -Thomas Moore

Absence does not make the heart grow fonder, but it sure heats up the blood. -Elizabeth Ashley

There's a lot of pain in my heart because what I accomplished was second to none. I'm not losing any sleep, but I do pay attention every year at this time. -Bob Hayes

Time is life itself, and life resides in the human heart. -Michael Ende

If in my youth I had realized that the sustaining splendour of beauty of with which I was in love would one day flood back into my heart, there to ignite a flame that would torture me without end, how gladly would I have put out the light in my eyes. -Michelangelo

If your heart is large enough to envelop your adversaries, you can see right through them and avoid their attacks. And once you envelop them, you will be able to guide them along the path indicated to you by heaven and earth. -Morihei Ueshiba

The heart of a human being is no different from the soul of heaven and earth. In your practice always keep in your thoughts the interaction of heaven and earth, water and fire, yin and yang. -Morihei Ueshiba

Your heart is full of fertile seeds, waiting to sprout. -Morihei Ueshiba

Paradise is open to all kind hearts. -Pierre Jean de Beranger

As soon as you concern yourself with the 'good' and 'bad' of your fellows, you create an opening in your heart for maliciousness to enter. Testing, competing with, and criticizing others weaken and defeat you. -Morihei Ueshiba

In extreme situations, the entire universe becomes our foe; at such critical times, unity of mind and technique is essential – do not let your heart waver! -Morihei Ueshiba

Mankind's role is to fulfil his heaven-sent purpose through a sincere heart that is in harmony with all creation and loves all things. -Morihei Ueshiba

I'm in my usual state up here in the commentary box: high tension, heart beating like a trip hammer, whatever that is. -Murray Walker

I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always eventually triumph. And there's purpose and worth to each and every life. -Ronald Reagan

I think hearts are very much like glasses. If they do not break with the first ring, they usually last a considerable time. -Letitia Elizabeth Landon

We owe the Aboriginal peoples a debt that is four centuries old. It is their turn to become full partners in developing an even greater Canada. And the reconciliation required may be less a matter of legal texts than of attitudes of the heart. -Romeo LeBlanc

Delicious tears! The heart's own dew. -Letitia Elizabeth Landon

All is amiss. Love is dying, faith's defying, heart's denying. -Richard Barnfield

Man's heart away from nature becomes hard. -Standing Bear

The heart of standing is you cannot fly. -William Empson

With The Simpsons you can go back to work with a keen heart. -Joe Strummer

I feel as though I have lived many lives, experienced the heights and depths of each and like the waves of the ocean, never known rest. Throughout the years, I have looked always for the unusual, for the wonderful, for the mysteries at the heart of life. -Leni Riefenstahl

And now, once again, I bid my hideous progeny go forth and prosper. I have an affection for it, for it was the offspring of happy days, when death and grief were but words, which found no true echo in my heart. -Mary Shelley

The human heart likes a little disorder in its geometry. -Louis de Bernieres

A heart makes a good home for the friend. -Yunus Emre

My baseball career was a long, long initiation into a single secret: At the heart of all things is love. -Sadaharu Oh

I had lived a charmed life, and then I lost a beautiful woman I loved with all my heart. -Robert Wagner

Screaming is bad for the voice, but it's good for the heart. -Conor Oberst

I adore art… when I am alone with my notes, my heart pounds and the tears stream from my eyes, and my emotion and my joys are too much to bear. -Giuseppe Verdi

Bid me to love, and I will give a loving heart to thee. -Robert Herrick

Prayer requires more of the heart than of the tongue. -Adam Clarke

Everything I do is a matter of heart, body and soul. -Donna Karan

When you handle yourself, use your head; when you handle others, use your heart. -Donna Reed

I guess I'm pretty much of a lone wolf. I don't say I don't like people at all, but, to tell you the truth, I only like it then if I have a chance to look deep into their hearts and their minds. -Bela Lugosi

What I have to do now is figure where my passion is, and follow my heart; I've proven that if I have the passion for something then I can succeed. I haven't been listening to my heart in the last little while. -Clara Hughes

To one who believes that really good industrial conditions are the hope for a machine civilization, nothing is more heartening than to watch conference methods and education replacing police methods. -Frances Perkins

Many of us in Congress have been calling on the Administration to articulate a bold mission for NASA. It seems that the President is answering that call. I wholeheartedly support his vision for going back to the moon, and from there to worlds beyond. -Sheila Jackson Lee

My desire to exit the game is greater than my desire to remain in it. I have searched my heart through and through and feel comfortable with this decision. -Barry Sanders

Maybe I wanted to hear it so badly that my ears betrayed my mind in order to secure my heart. -Margaret Cho

Politics has less to do with where you live than where your heart is. -Margaret Cho

Loquacity storms the ear, but modesty takes the heart. -Robert South

When we love anyone with our whole hearts, life begins when we are with that person; it is only in their company that we are really and truly alive. -William Barclay

Ideals are not something I can control. It's not logic that convinces me of something, it's what my heart says. My heart has a way of involving me in things, which can only be good for the music. -Michelle Shocked

Life is about rhythm. We vibrate, our hearts are pumping blood, we are a rhythm machine, that's what we are. -Mickey Hart

If we have the opportunity to be generous with our hearts, ourselves, we have no idea of the depth and breadth of love's reach. -Margaret Cho

I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music. -Nick Cave

I think when you move past your fear and you go after your dreams wholeheartedly, you become free. -LL Cool J

Listen to advice, but follow your heart. -Conway Twitty

Our homeland is the whole world. Our law is liberty. We have but one thought, revolution in our hearts. -Dario Fo

Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale. -Robert Falcon Scott

What happens in the heart simply happens. -Ted Hughes

Give me anything that moves my heart, that gives me goosebumps. -Jeremy Spencer

I think that one of Elvis' charms was that he could sing almost any kind of music. I am sure that in his heart, which I don't know what was there, but just from his singing I could feel that he was very partial to gospel music. -Patti Page

The heart of our relationship, this natural environment that has blessed us really all along the west coast of North America, on both sides of the border we've realized that this incredible natural wealth comes with a price. -Dan Miller

We must begin to make what I call 'conscious choices', and to really recognize that we are the same. It's from that place in my heart that I write my songs. -John Denver

People want to see musicians sing things that come from their own mind and own heart in real time, responding to the moment for them. -John Mayer

When you're making pictures out of heartfelt passion, it hurts when someone calls them a calculated business move. -Michael Douglas

When they were in Papua New Guinea, God just totally grabbed a hold of Will's heart and totally changed him. And within three months he was saved and he's never looked back since. -Michael Scott

There's a lot of heartache because you don't always win. You need loads of determination. -Pat Cash

Never regret anything you have done with a sincere affection; nothing is lost that is born of the heart. -Basil Rathbone

The war is dreadful. It is the business of the artist to follow it home to the heart of the individual fighters – not to talk in armies and nations and numbers – but to track it home. -D. H. Lawrence

You don't buy a Harley with your mind, you buy it with your heart and your balls. -Robert Patrick

To me, its seems necessary to rediscover – and the energy to do so exists – that even the political and economic spheres need moral responsibility, a responsibility that is born in man's heart and, in the end, has to do with the presence or absence of God. -Pope Benedict XVI

Today we bury his remains in the earth as a seed of immortality. Our hearts are full of sadness, yet at the same time of joyful hope and profound gratitude. -Pope Benedict XVI

A merry heart doeth good like medicine. -King Solomon

A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance. -King Solomon

Eve was not taken out of Adam's head to top him, neither out of his feet to be trampled on by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected by him, and near his heart to be loved by him. -Matthew Henry

Here is bread, which strengthens man's heart, and therefore is called the staff of Life. -Matthew Henry

Whatever we have of this world in our hands, our care must be to keep it out of our hearts, lest it come between us and Christ. -Matthew Henry

Throughout history no one has suffered more than God. He has suffered because his own children fell away from him. Ever since the Fall, God has been working tirelessly for the restoration of mankind. People do not know this brokenhearted aspect of God. -Sun Myung Moon

Our hearts were drunk with a beauty Our eyes could never see. -George William Russell

Avarice, the sphincter of the heart. -Matthew Green

My heart has joined the thousand, for my friend stopped running today. -Richard Adams

The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart. -Richard Adams

I have crushed the cup of youth like a rose between my fingers but its nectar never warmed my weary heart. -Jon English

Now when you hates you shrinks up inside and gets littler and you squeezes your heart tight and you stays so mad with peoples you feels sick all the time like you needs the doctor. -Margaret Walker

A personal offense is like a scratch on a phonograph record. I couldn't move my thoughts beyond my pain. It kept repeating, as if I were stuck within its grooves. There was only one way to play beyond it. I had to forgive them, so my heart could take its form again. -Laurel Lea

The Lord opened the understanding of my unbelieving heart, so that I should recall my sins. -Saint Patrick

Let us form one body, one heart, and defend to the last warrior our country, our homes, our liberty, and the graves of our fathers. -Tecumseh

Live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. -Tecumseh

When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home. -Tecumseh

Let your daughter have first of all the book of Psalms for holiness of heart, and be instructed in the Proverbs of Solomon for her godly life. -St. Jerome

The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart. -St. Jerome

God hears no more than the heart speaks; and if the heart be dumb, God will certainly be deaf. -Thomas Brooks

My mental approach is totally different. My coach predicated everything on defense. He always talked about defense, defense, defense. I took it to heart that if you play defense, you can take the heart from an offensive player. -Eric Williams

Sure, I look like a white man. But my heart is as black as anyone's here. -George Wallace

I hardly knew anything when I first arrived. I had to learn how to act as I went along. After about a year I got a grip on what acting was all about and it started coming straight from my heart; I wasn't just saying the words any longer. -Melissa George

The West is dead… you may lose a sweetheart but you won't forget her. -Charles Marion Russell

One way of watering down the effects of violence is to approach it in a more lighthearted way. I don't mean to say that you laugh when somebody has their arm sawn off, but you can diffuse fear with humour. -Colin Baker

One of my beliefs is that there are certain institutions within a community which stand for the spirit and heart of that community, there's the church, the local football team, the local pub and the theatre. -David Soul

There are several insights at the heart of the A's system that I think are wonderful for baseball. One, that it's a team game. That no one player is going to make that much of a difference to your team, so for god's sake don't go blow a quarter of your budget on one guy. -Michael Lewis

I bet Maurice Gibb's heart monitor was singing the tune of Stayin' Alive. -Graham Norton

What ever purifies the heart also fortifies it. -Hugh Blair

Sincere friendship towards God, in all who believe him to be properly an intelligent, willing being, does most apparently, directly, and strongly incline to prayer; and it no less disposes the heart strongly to desire to have our infinitely glorious. -Jonathan Edwards

I pefer an ugly truth to a pretty lie. If someone is telling me the truth that is when I will give my heart. -Shakira

Writing songs has a therapeutic effect, and it either kills off love or wins the heart of the lover. -Shakira

Everyone can know what is in my heart because I find it hard to conceal myself. -Shakira

If you've got to my age, you've probably had your heart broken many times. So it's not that difficult to unpack a bit of grief from some little corner of your heart and cry over it. -Emma Thompson

You heard it from the heart, you saw it in their eyes. Then I got used to the fact that I couldn't feel my fingers and my feet. That for me was the essence of the battle. -Jude Law

There is nothing enduring in life for a woman except what she builds in a man's heart. -Judith Anderson

Our party must continue to strike fear in the heart of the white man, our real enemy! -Robert Mugabe

The decision I've made has come from my heart. That's me, to follow my heart. -Craig Stevens

When assumptions were made that I was going to bail out there was a little part of my brain that thought 'I am going to do to prove them wrong'. In the end that wouldn't be coming from my heart and doing what was right. -Craig Stevens

The most tremendous judgment of God in this world is the hardening of the hearts of men. -John Owen

My Cape women are generally true to type – big hearted, motherly women who love the sea. My other characters, with the exception of the Portuguese, who I occasionally mention as Cape dwellers, are obviously drawn from the city types one sees in everyday life. -Joseph C. Lincoln

When I write I simply follow my heart. And my flights of fantasy. It is not done with a conscious effort. I'm continually inspired and write reflexively. -Kim Elizabeth

My imagination completely controls me, and forever feeds the fire that burns with dark red light in my heart by bringing me the best dreams. I've always had a wild imagination, a big heart and a tortured soul so I feel that dark fantasy, love and horror are in my blood. -Kim Elizabeth

My writing, like everything I do, comes profoundly from my heart. I believe that if you follow your heart you will be successful in one way or another. Old-fashioned as that might sound, the philosophy is true. -Kim Elizabeth

You may depend upon it that they are as good hearts to serve men in palaces as in cottages. -Robert Owen

There are two kinds of climbers: those who climb because their heart sings when they're in the mountains, and all the rest. -Alex Lowe

Let me say this loud and clear. There is a world of difference between terrorist acts and the Islamic Shari'a. Islam is not only a religion, but a way of life. And at its heart lie the sacred principles of tolerance and dialogue. -Hussein of Jordan

What breaks capitalism, all that will ever break capitalism, is capitalists. The faster they run the more strain on their heart. -Raymond Williams

Do not for a moment suppose that you must make yourself better, or prepare your heart for a worthy reception of Christ, but come at once – come as you are. -Archibald Alexander

It will never do to plead sin as an excuse for sin, or to attempt to justify sinful acts by pleading that we have an evil heart. This instead of being a valid apology, is the very ground of our condemnation. -Archibald Alexander

If you forgive people enough you belong to them, and they to you, whether either person likes it or not squatter's rights of the heart. -James Hilton

No one else holds or has held the place in the heart of the world which Jesus holds. Other gods have been as devoutly worshipped; no other man has been so devoutly loved. -John Knox

I lived in a region in the northwestern province – the people there in general have a great love for the Taliban, so I started to read some of the literature of the scholars and the history of the movement. And my heart became attached to them. -John Walker Lindh

The vision that you glorify in your mind, the ideal that you enthrone in your heart – this you will build your life by, and this you will become. -James Lane Allen

The true character of ministry is a servants heart. -Harold Warner

If you're sitting in that audience ready to fight me from the very beginning, I'm going to have a hard time getting to you. But if you've got a heart at all, I'm going to get it. -Betty Carter

Who wants to shake the hand of the first man to put it to America's sweetheart. -John Agar

It's been very important for me to follow my gut or my heart, or whichever organ you want to go by. -Lili Taylor

Well, I don't know any piece by heart, but Mozart goes something like this… What do you think? -Robert Morris

There can be nothing exclusive about substantial art. It comes directly out of the heart of the experience of life and thinking about life and living life. -Charles Ives

It is a fine thing to establish one's own religion in one's heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing. -D. H. Lawrence

Let your tongue speak what your heart thinks. -Davy Crockett

We all have such common ways to identify with each other, and I think when you approach music in that organic way, it's almost indescribable how it connects human to human and heart to heart. -Debby Boone

Anger and hate against one we love steels our hearts, but contempt or pity leaves us silent and ashamed. -Edgar Rice Burroughs

I believe with all my heart that civilization has produced nothing finer than a man or woman who thinks and practices true tolerance. -Frank Knox

A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellency of heart. -Henry Fielding

May He who holds in his hands the destinies of nations, make you worthy of the favors He has bestowed, and enabled you with pure hearts and hands and sleepless vigilance, to guard and defend to the end of time, the great charge He has committed to your keeping. -J. Reuben Clark

I am heartily rejoiced that my term is so near its close. I will soon cease to be a servant and will become a sovereign. -James K. Polk

Injustice boils in men's hearts as does steel in its cauldron, ready to pour forth, white hot, in the fullness of time. -Mary Harris Jones

Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system. -Sidney Hook

It's not that conservatives don't care. We do. We just have different answers than liberals do. It's a difference of the mind, not of the heart. -Tom Selleck

But after he was pleased to reveal himself to me I did presently, like Abraham, run to Hagar. And after that he did let me see the atheism of my own heart, for which I begged of the Lord that it might not remain in my heart. -Anne Hutchinson

They won't break me because the desire for freedom, and the freedom of the Irish people, is in my heart. The day will dawn when all the people of Ireland will have the desire for freedom to show. It is then that we will see the rising of the moon. -Bobby Sands

Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end. -Kris Kristofferson

In all parts of the Old World, as well as of the New, it was evident that Columbus had kindled a fire in every mariner's heart. That fire was the harbinger of a new era, for it was not to be extinguished. -Charles Kendall Adams

A woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets. -Gloria Stuart

Let's not get too precious about it: actors are not heart surgeons or brain surgeons. We are just entertaining people. -Malcolm McDowell

It does not require great learning to be a Christian and be convinced of the truth of the Bible. It requires only an honest heart and a willingness to obey God. -Albert Barnes

Capitalism attacks and destroys all the finer sentiments of the human heart; it ruthlessly sweeps away old traditions and ideas opposed to its progress, and it exploits and corrupts those things once held sacred. -Daniel De Leon

Even as empiricism is winning the mind, transcendentalism continues to win the heart. -E. O. Wilson

I'm a hypochondriac. Yesterday it was brain damage from the vodka the night before. Today, heart attack – my arm and chest started hurting at the same time. -Lisa Marie Presley

That's kind of the mission statement for the label: to try to do great music that touches people's hearts. -Ricky Skaggs

I think it's imperative to follow your heart and choose a profession you're passionate about, and if you haven't found that 'spark' yet, if you're not sure what you want to do with your lives – be persistent until you do. -Steve Kerr

The 1st period is won by the best technician. The 2nd period is won by the kid in the best shape. The 3rd period is won by the kid with the biggest heart. -Dan Gable

The limitless loving devotion to God, and the gift God makes of Himself to you, are the highest elevation of which the heart is capable; it is the highest degree of prayer. The souls that have reached this point are truly the heart of the Church. -Edith Stein

The more the heart is sated with joy, the more it becomes insatiable. -Gabrielle Roy

I came out of the womb born to sing and dance. I have to follow my heart. -Jennifer Ellison

Laughter and grief join hands. Always the heart Clumps in the breast with heavy stride; The face grows lined and wrinkled like a chart, The eyes bloodshot with tears and tide. Let the wind blow, for many a man shall die. -Karl Shapiro

Sweden is the home of my ancestors, and I have reserved a special place in my heart for Sweden. -Carl D. Anderson

When you are older you will understand how precious little things, seemingly of no value in themselves, can be loved and prized above all price when they convey the love and thoughtfulness of a good heart. -Edwin Booth

It is people's hearts that move the age. -Herbie Hancock

Peace will be when you accept it in your heart. -Hiawatha

I can assure you, that the gallant hearts that throb beneath its sacred folds, will only be content, when this glorious banner is planted first and foremost in the coming struggle for our independence. -John B. Hood

These are some of the things for which we believe the American people owe no little gratitude to the Dutch; and these are the things for which today, speaking in the name of the American people, we venture to express their heartfelt thanks. -Seth Low

The Indians gave up the land of their own free will, and for it received brass kettles, blankets, guns, shirts, flints, tobacco, rum and many trinkets in which their simple hearts delighted. -Patrick Gordon

Since she got a cause and stopped being funny. I think she's real funny, but lately it's all been hearts and flowers and tears and saving teenagers and creating a role model. And that ain't funny. No giggles there. -Andy Richter

I think Hillary and Bill are really liberals at heart. I think that, in addition to being liberals, they are very practical. They have made some decisions about what it takes to win. -Maxine Waters

Since we have placed justification in the revelation of Jesus Christ formed and brought forth in the heart, there working his works of righteousness and bringing forth the fruits of the Spirit. -Robert Barclay

The larger the state, the more callous it becomes… the colder its heart. It is also true that the bigger the corporation, the more callous its heart. But unlike the state, corporations have competition and have no police powers. -Dennis Prager

My 80-year-old mother will not buy her heart medicine because it cost more than she can pay with social security. She is America. -Jack Bowman

If honest of heart and uprightness before God were lacking or if I did not patiently wait on God for instruction, or if I preferred the counsel of my fellow-men to the declarations of the Word of God, I made great mistakes. -George Muller

Although it hath pleased God to hasten my death by you, by whom my life should rather have been lengthened, yet can I patiently take it, that I yield God more hearty thanks for shortening my woeful days. -Jane Grey

Pray God in the bowels of his mercy to send you his Holy Spirit; for he hath given you his great gift of utterance, if it pleased him also to open the eyes of your heart. -Jane Grey

God grant you all your desires and accept my own hearty thanks for all your attention to me. Although indeed, those attentions have tried me more than death can now terrify me. -Jane Grey

Happiness is a sunbeam which may pass through a thousand bosoms without losing a particle of its original ray; nay, when it strikes on a kindred heart, like the converged light on a mirror, it reflects itself with redoubled brightness. It is not perfected till it is shared. -Jane Porter

It is often said that my heart is too open for my own good. -Henri Rousseau

Our music comes from our hearts – and it always has. -Lars Ulrich

I think they'd rather us follow our hearts and I hope that's what some people will understand. -Fred Durst

It's a surer way to a woman's heart to be interested in what she's thinking than what she's wearing or not wearing. -Tina Louise

I discipline churchgoers with godly lessons and sharp words if they do not change their ways. My goal is to open their hearts so that they seek forgiveness. -William Brewster

But what do we know of the heart nearest to our own? What do we know of our own heart? -Amelia Barr

'Peace Train' is a song I wrote, the message of which continues to breeze thunderously through the hearts of millions. There is a powerful need for people to feel that gust of hope rise up again. -Cat Stevens

Be good to yourself. Listen to your body, to your heart. We're very hard on ourselves, and we're always feeling like we're not doing enough. It's a terribly hard job. -Marcia Wallace

Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power. -Charles Caleb Colton

The tender heart, the broken and contrite spirit, are to me far above all the joys that I could ever hope for in this vale of tears. -Charles Simeon

Surely something resides in this heart that is not perishable – and life is more than a dream. -Mary Wollstonecraft

To the solemn graves, near a lonely cemetery, my heart like a muffled drum is beating funeral marches. -Charles Baudelaire

Only I discern Infinite passion, and the pain Of finite hearts that yearn. -Robert Browning

The blue of my eyes is extinguished in this night, the red gold of my heart. -Georg Trakl

Each has its lesson; for our dreams in sooth, come they in shape of demons, gods, or elves, are allegories with deep hearts of truth that tell us solemn secrets of ourselves. -Henry Timrod

He ploughs the waves, sows the sand, and hopes to gather the wind in a net, who places his hopes in the heart of a woman. -Jacopo Sannazaro

Since love first made the breast an instrument Of fierce lamenting, by its flame my heart Was molten to a mirror, like a rose I pluck my breast apart, that I may hang This mirror in your sight. -Muhammad Iqbal

Nations are born in the hearts of poets, they prosper and die in the hands of politicians. -Muhammad Iqbal

When truth has no burning, then it is philosophy, when it gets burning from the heart, it becomes poetry. -Muhammad Iqbal

Every heart that has beat strongly and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind. -Robert Louis Stevenson

Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred. -Swami Sivananda

The human being is flesh and consciousness, body and soul; his heart is an abyss which can only be filled by that which is godly. -Olivier Messiaen

Do not try to approach God with your thinking mind. It may only stimulate your intellectual ideas, activities, and beliefs. Try to approach God with your crying heart. It will awaken your soulful, spiritual consciousness. -Sri Chinmoy

To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind. -Theophile Gautier

Love is when you don't have to be with another person to touch their heart! -Torquato Tasso

The Negro people of America… have cut our forests, tilled our fields, built our railroads, fought our battles, and in all of their trials they have manifested a simple faith, a grateful heart, a cheerful spirit, and an undivided loyalty . -Mordecai Wyatt Johnson

To manifest your hearts desires you must be what your heart desires. -Joy Page

And old affront will stir the heart Through years of rankling pain. -Jean Ingelow

We will try to create conditions where persons could come together in a spirit of teamwork, and exercise to their heart's desire their technological capacity. -Akio Morita

I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with his lips, follow me. -Giuseppe Garibaldi

Dear Lord; we beg but one boon more: Peace in the hearts of all men living, peace in the whole world this Thanksgiving. -Joseph Auslander

Half the joy of life is in little things taken on the run… but let us keep our hearts young and our eyes open that nothing worth our while shall escape us. -Victor Cherbuliez

If you will come back and make that pledge, God will heal your heart tonight. -Benny Hinn

You see, my brethren, my heart is full; I could almost say it is too big to speak, and yet too big to be silent, without dropping a word to you. -George Whitefield

The great and important duty which is incumbent on Christians, is to guard against all appearance of evil; to watch against the first risings in the heart to evil; and to have a guard upon our actions, that they may not be sinful, or so much as seem to be so. -George Whitefield

O my brethren, my heart is enlarge towards you. I trust I feel something of that hidden, but powerful presence of Christ, whilst I am preaching to you. -George Whitefield

I have learnt a lot about my body since my heart attack. I don't drink as much now as before. -Gerard Depardieu

A shepherd may be a very able, trusty, and good shepherd, without a sweetheart – better, perhaps, than with one. But what is he without his dog? -James Hogg

I know the disposition of women: when you will, they won't; when you won't, they set their hearts upon you of their own inclination. -Jean Racine

I had a lot of different thoughts and ideas and always to transform, but I'm trying certain things that I feel my heart is really going for and that was one of the things that I initiated a few months ago. -Steffi Graf

The smile on your face lets me know that you need me, there's a truth in your heart that says you'll never leave me, and the touch of your hand says you'll catch me whenever I fall. -Alison Krauss

Oh Mr. Webster could never define what's being said between your heart and mine. -Alison Krauss

Part of growing up is just taking what you learn from that and moving on and not taking it to heart. -Beverley Mitchell

Be honest with yourself and the way you act when you hear music. That way, when people watch, they'll see something from your heart and soul, and as a result will communicate your feeling and thought much better. -Billy Sheehan

In order to be discipled by others a person must have a trusting heart, one that listens even when it doesn't fully comprehend or see the end result. -Ed Townsend

There's the classic charitable contribution, which we receive thousands, and we're extremely grateful and they often come with notes from people, which are very heartwarming, about how much difference our products have made in their life on the Internet. -Mitchell Baker

And even then when you take it, you've got to take it with your whole heart. -Piper Laurie

The more light hearted I write about that, the better the message gets through. -Theo Van Gogh

Man is born in a day, and he dies in a day, and the thing is easily over; but to have a sick heart for three-fourths of one's lifetime is simply to have death renewed every morning; and life at that price is not worth living. -Gilbert Parker

It is not the broken heart that kills, but broken pride, monseigneur. -Gilbert Parker

To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business and your business in your heart. -Thomas J. Watson

It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters. -Evander Holyfield

We Spaniards know a sickness of the heart that only gold can cure. -Hernan Cortes

Half the ills we heard within our hearts are ills because we hoard them. -Bryan Procter

Take pleasure in your dreams; relish your principles and drape your purest feelings on the heart of a precious lover. -Giotto di Bondone

The human heart is as a frail craft on which we wish to reach the stars. -Giotto di Bondone

There is a certain phase in the life of the aged when the warmth of the heart seems to increase in direct proportion with the years. -John Phillips Marquand

It takes more than just a good looking body. You've got to have the heart and soul to go with it. -Lee Haney

The heart hid still in the dark, hard as the Philosopher's Stone. -Paul Celan

We acknowledge but one motive – to follow the truth as we know it, whithersoever it may lead us; but in our heart of hearts we are well assured that the truth which has made us free, will in the end make us glad also. -Mortimer Adler

Through selfless work, love of God grows in the heart. Then through his grace one realize him in course of time. God can be seen. One can talk to him as I am talking to you. -Ramakrishna

Love is the crowning grace of humanity, the holiest right of the soul, the golden link which binds us to duty and truth, the redeeming principle that chiefly reconciles the heart to life, and is prophetic of eternal good. -Petrarch

I'm still growing I take each day, one day-at-a-time. I'm always thinking and dreaming. As long as this heart keeps beating, there will be new things coming along. -Roy Haynes

In spite of everything, I still believe that people are truly good at heart. -Kurt Huber

My songs form a kind of biography or diary of my life as they are about people I have loved and people I only knew in my heart, places I have seen only for a moment and places I have lived all my life. -Justin Hayward

Well may your heart believe the truths I tell; 'Tis virtue makes the bliss, where'er we dwell. -Wilkie Collins

When all is said and done, the real citadel of strength of any community is in the hearts and minds and desires of those who dwell there. -Everett Dirksen

The industry does have some influence on who gets other awards. With the Mercury Prize, they don't. Jon comes from the business, but his heart is still very much in the music. Currently, we have about 12 major names that have said they want to be a part of MUDDA. -Peter Gabriel

If the heart stops for more than two minutes, you have massive brain death. There are only two minutes between our conscious world and zero. That's how fragile our consciousness is. -Robin Gibb

I got a phone call saying we are from the News of the World, and we're exposing you and David Beckham. My heart did not beat for a minute. -Rebecca Loos

I've just put my heart and soul in a song and need at least a week to recover. -Beth Gibbons

The heart of Dragon's Lair has always been its compelling story. With Dragon's Lair 3D, we think the team has really created an interactive animated movie. -Don Bluth

My heart is in a world of water and crystal, My clothes are damp in this time of spring rains. -Du Fu

If you do this, you're going to have some heartaches from it. You're going to have people yelling at you or maybe screaming at you or criticizing you, but I think it's the best way to sell a superior chicken. -Frank Perdue

I've never had an easy relationship with critics. I hold a lot of homicide in my heart. If this was another time, I'd be packing a piece. -Jim Dine

Our country – whether bounded by the St. John's and the Sabine, or however otherwise bounded or described, and be the measurements more or less; – still our country, to be cherished in all our hearts, and to be defended by all our hands. -Robert Charles Winthrop

When we too are armed and trained, we can convince men that we have hands, feet, and a heart like yours;. -Veronica Franco

If we really love and cherish Taiwan, we should hold our hands in unity to protect our country and our democratic values with the most humble and tolerant hearts. -Chen Shui-bian

It is only when the hearts of the Women are in the mud, that the People are destroyed. -Morning Star

It is straightforward for me to be ethical, responsible, and kind-hearted because I have the resources to support that. -Edward Tufte

I'm happy, I would say that I'm one of the happiest people I know but I've certainly had periods of profound sadness, depression and heartache and those are the kind of things that are interesting to me to write about. -Richard Marx

Thinking about what songs are coming next instead of just relaxing, breathing and playing from my heart. Sometimes it can get to be almost like the enemy. -Rick Allen

I looked up and saw the shape of a heart made by the silhouette of Ben Affleck and Matt Damon kissing. -Sarah Silverman

We are losing our superstars like Johnny and June Carter Cash and that breaks my heart. -Wynonna Judd

I take my fun very seriously, whether it's playing the drums or acting in comedy bits. The need to be disciplined about it, and not take it lightly, and not be too casual, is something I take deeply to heart. -Max Weinberg

I think that most people who write about music just want to fill some paper. They're not really interested in getting to the heart of something. Otherwise, they wouldn't write what they write. -Tim Gane

His tenacity is unmatched in my opinion. Incredible how someone could have suffered that long and come back out of prison with such a good heart and positive things to say and do. -Maurice Ashley

A vegan diet takes care of most of what we need to do. But you'll also want to minimize the use of oils generally, because while olive oil and other vegetable oils are better for your heart than chicken fat, they are as fattening as animal fats. -Neal Barnard

I'm not talking ideas, or even presentation. It's like in politics: You have to sell something to become an electric player – like your skin or your heart. -Keith Jarrett

I don't know who will lead us through the '90s, but they must be made to speak to this spiritual vacuum at the heart of American society, this tumor of the soul. -Lee Atwater

I'm sad and blue, about nobody but you. I told you that I loved you right from the start, you told me the same and now you try to break my little heart. -Leon Redbone

It breaks my heart to see these young, really talented bands getting chewed up into the system. I remember a time if you'd signed to a major label it was such a sell out! But now… unless you've signed to a big label, you're a failure now. -Mike Peters

I will love you with all my heart, To have forever – never to part. This is a promise engrained in me, Take my hand and let it be. -Diana Lynn

I was wholeheartedly attracted to the conservative atmosphere that permeated the city of Washington. -John Podhoretz

I still have not given up the idea of becoming a journalist, but at 17 I decided to follow my heart and stay in Los Angeles with my girlfriend as opposed to going to Johns Hopkins. -Mackenzie Astin

Also, stick around. Don't lose your heart, just keep going, keep at it. -Mark Ruffalo

You will find the poet who wrings the heart of the world, or the foremost captain of his time, driving a bargain or paring a potato, just as you would do. -Rebecca Harding Davis

We don't often look into these unpleasant details of our great struggle. We all prefer to think that every man who wore the blue or gray was a Philip Sidney at heart. -Rebecca Harding Davis

It is a good rule never to see or talk to the man whose words have wrung your heart, or helped it, just as it is wise not to look down too closely at the luminous glow which sometimes shines on your path on a summer night, if you would not see the ugly worm below. -Rebecca Harding Davis

This issue, if not addressed, leaves any President, including George Bush, open to the criticism that they are essentially ignoring the destruction of the nation and I believe that with all my heart. -Tom Tancredo

Now how many people in their heart of hearts in that community want to see the demise of this country? How many would cheer, not out loud maybe, but in their heart when things like 9/11 occur and I'll tell you; it's a majority among them. -Tom Tancredo

To say that you now trust the Russian military command and control system because some Russian general told you from the bottom of his heart that's the case, strikes me as most unrealistic. -William Odom

I put my heart in my work. -Hanoi Hannah

We see in the electroencephalogram a concomitant phenomenon of the continuous nerve processes which take place in the brain, exactly as the electrocardiogram represents a concomitant phenomenon of the contractions of the individual segments of the heart. -Hans Berger

But a true diva has dismissed that drama. A true diva's heart is open, and she's ready to play by her own rules – rules that are gentle and kind. -Jenifer Lewis

The futures and ultimate fates of the characters in The Snow Queen are profoundly changed by choices made in their own minds or hearts, as well as choices unexpectedly forced on them by things beyond their control. -Joan D. Vinge

It is the desire of our hearts, and as we believe God's will under this dispensation, that all the children of God should be gathered together as such, and, consequently, as not of the world. -John Nelson Darby

The struggles waged by nations are weak only when they lack support in the hearts of their women. -Jose Marti

I am in favor, heartily in favor, of our Constitution and Bill of Rights and I owe my allegiance to my country at all times. -Julius Rosenberg

And there had to be a dagger thrust in the heart of the left to tell them that you are no longer gonna give five years for a Smith Act prosecution or one year for Contempt of Court, but we're gonna kill ya! -Julius Rosenberg

But if we get to the point where more people do not believe in a God than who do believe in God, we will have a hollow legal system – we will have something without heart. -Lee Greenwood

I've learned through experience that life is never that bad. The secret is just paying attention to how you feel and not letting anyone else dictate what in your heart you know is right. -Dana Plato

Well you know, it's true that as a fat person I run a greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, and a number of other things. But guess what? The amount of that risk is almost infinitessimal! -Daniel Pinkwater

I confess it is beyond our power to awaken the heart, but ordinarily this way does good. -Thomas Hooker

Religious suffering is at once the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the sentiment of the heartless world, as it is the soul of soulless condition. It is the opium of the people. -John Desmond Bernal

In my experience sometimes the darker the material that you're doing, the more necessary it is to have some sort of levity around. I've worked on more lighthearted pieces that have been more brutal and tougher to make. -Nick Stahl

I take none of that to heart. I don't feel like there's anything that I need to do for anybody else. I want to win bad enough for myself anyway, that nothing anybody can say can make me want to win any more. -Danica Patrick

It just broke my heart, and I had to get away from it. I love them to death, but they know how bad it got. It's not their fault, but I couldn't do that any longer. -Brian Welch

I've had a big heart my whole life; all the Korn fans know that. A lot of people told me that I was different. -Brian Welch

Then I grew up and fell in love, I asked my sweetheart, 'what lies ahead? -Jay Livingston

I just try to play music from my heart and bring as much beauty as I can to as many people as I can. Just give them other alternatives, especially people who aren't exposed to creative music. -Charlie Haden

I'd had no particular interest in the Southwest at all as a young girl, and I was completely surprised that the desert stole my heart to the extent it did. -Terri Windling

But the wicked passions of men's hearts alone seem strong enough to leave pictures that persist; the good are ever too luke-warm. -Algernon Blackwood

And if thought and emotion can persist in this way so long after the brain that sent them forth has crumpled into dust, how vitally important it must be to control their very birth in the heart, and guard them with the keenest possible restraint. -Algernon Blackwood

There are not so many mythical creatures from Inkheart. -Cornelia Funke

Working overseas is more difficult in that it's much more complicated to get people to open their hearts to you and to tell you information. -John Pomfret

The Saviour reigned in all their hearts, and they successfully copied the pattern of meekness and gentleness, which he had left them. -John Strachan

The name of Jesus, like a secret charm, awakened similar emotions in the hearts of all the converts, and called immediately into action every feeling of moral loveliness, and every desire of dutiful obedience, which constitute Christian purity. -John Strachan

Men's hearts are cold. They are indifferent. -Mary Harris Jones

Another principle is, the deepest affections of our hearts gather around some human form in which are incarnated the living thoughts and ideas of the passing age. -Matthew Simpson

Certain songs by hearing the rhythm, it tells you that is either a love song or you might be heartbroken or the songs give you the vibes and you just know that certain songs are militant that you have to write. -Dennis Brown

I wholeheartedly support umbilical stem cell research, but also support embryonic stem cell research. -Eliot Engel

The recent fascination, I think, reflects the shift in approach by law enforcement officials to embrace technology as wholeheartedly as the rest of the world. -Jeffery Deaver

Should we fear hackers? Intention is at the heart of this discussion. -Kevin Mitnick

Christmas is, of course, the time to be home – in heart as well as body. -Garry Moore

Best of all is it to preserve everything in a pure, still heart, and let there be for every pulse a thanksgiving, and for every breath a song. -Konrad von Gesner

The particular feature of Berlin – well, all you need to do is look at the map: the geographical position of the city right in the heart of Europe, and the separation of the most powerful two blocs we've ever had in history, which went all the way through Germany. -Markus Wolf

I want it understood that all these men fought for principle, not for plunder, and that they were true-hearted, honorable soldiers, fighting for what they esteemed was a righteous cause. -Cole Younger

People voted with their hearts as they were remembering the father. -Emile Lahoud

When you're a father, you know exactly where your heart really is. There's no question of it, no doubt. That part of your life has no second guessing. -Fred Ward

All my jobs have been with food in one way or another since 1948. My parents were in the hotel business, and I just loved the warm hearted people who worked so hard with such good humor. -Graham Kerr

But when 9/11 struck, I had a change of heart. I knew the story had to be told because what happened at 9/11 is a direct result of what the economic hit men are doing. -John Perkins

It's true that Blake was emotionally disturbed – always has been – but he doesn't have murder in his heart. If he was going to do any damage to anything or anyone, it would be to himself. -Tommy Bond

The last time I spoke with Robert was back in May. When his wife was murdered, I talked to several radio stations in defense of him because I know how Bobby Blake really is, and as far as I'm concerned, there's no murder in his heart. -Tommy Bond

What I say is from my heart. You must be sincere. So when I sing a song, people are supposed to feel it. -Wayne Wonder

Each reader needs to bring his or her own mind and heart to the text. -Dean Koontz

I want that which is hilarious and that which is heartbreaking to occupy the same territory in the book because I think they very often occupy the same territory in life, much as we try to separate them. -Richard Russo

Everyone loves Disney, it just has a special place in everyone's heart. -Jason Marsden

Yes, you've got to sing from the depths of the heart. -Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

All I can tell you really is if you get to the point where someone is telling you that you are not great or not good enough, just follow your heart and don't let anybody crush your dream. -Patti LaBelle

People who are employed in a way they don't like – my heart cries for them. -Fred L. Turner

What's near and dear to my heart is cooperative conservation. -Gale Norton

I am an American in every fiber of my body and in every heartbeat. -Henry J. Heinz

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