Notable Quotes on Things of the Heart
The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.
Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.
Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
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.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Some critics will write ‘Maya Angelou is a natural writer’ – which is right after being a natural heart surgeon.
We need somebody who’s got the heart, the empathy, to recognize what it’s like to be a young teenage mom, the empathy to understand what it’s like to be poor or African-American or gay or disabled or old – and that’s the criterion by which I’ll be selecting my judges.
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.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
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.
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.
When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet in his private heart no man much respects himself.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.
A merry heart is good like a medicine.
Only God can look at somebody’s heart.
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.
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.
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.
If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
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?
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.
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.
Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify the heart as a sacrifice to love; love recompenses the adorers.
The just is close to the people’s heart, but the merciful is close to the heart of God.
In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
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.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart.
Religion is a matter of the heart. No physical inconvenience can warrant abandonment of one’s own religion.
What is true of the individual will be to-morrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.
Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart, cannot come by an appeal to the brain.
Culture of the mind must be subservient to the heart.
When men and woman die, as poets sung, his heart’s the last part moves, her last, the tongue.
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.
Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?
The “kingdom of Heaven” is a condition of the heart – not something that comes “upon the earth” or “after death.”
One ought to hold on to one’s heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too.
I think there is only one quality worse than hardness of heart and that is softness of head.
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
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.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.
The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart.
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.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
Don’t worry about your heart, it will last you as long as you live.
Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse.
Words, words, mere words, no matter from the heart.
False face must hide what the false heart doth know.
Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?
Go to you bosom: Knock there, and ask your heart what it doth know.
Temptation is the fire that brings up the scum of the heart.
I shall the effect of this good lesson keeps as watchman to my heart.
It is usually the imagination that is wounded first, rather than the heart; it being much more sensitive.
The heart is forever inexperienced.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace.
In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which I cannot do with my whole heart. Having said this, I have said all.
Yeah, Wacko Jacko, where did that come from? Some English tabloid. I have a heart and I have feelings. I feel that when you do that to me. It’s not nice.
Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation.
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.
There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.
Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.
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.
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers.
Good for you, you have a heart, you can be a liberal. Now, couple your heart with your brain, and you can be a conservative.
Well, after I had the heart attack, it was a very simple choice. What the doctor told me I did and I did it religiously. I ate nothing but lean turkey breast or chicken breast or a piece of fish that was very lean. I mean I stayed away from everything.
Not really, and actually my cholesterol was 190 when I had the heart attack. 190, which isn’t that high. I took it down to about 130 and it’s probably about 140 or 145 now.
When I get my heart rate up, I get good exercise and I think it’s good for a lot of things, plus it’s not hurting my hips right now.
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.
The royal road to a man’s heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
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.
Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.
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.
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.
Grant that I may not pray alone with the mouth; help me that I may pray from the depths of my heart.
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
I am more afraid of my own heart than of the pope and all his cardinals. I have within me the great pope, Self.
Whatever your heart clings to and confides in, that is really your God.
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.
Give me five minutes with a person’s checkbook, and I will tell you where their heart is.
It is not the body’s posture, but the heart’s attitude that counts when we pray.
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.
‘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.
The Vatican is a dagger in the heart of Italy.
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.
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.
A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
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.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can’t build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery and death.
It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
If you haven’t any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.
A sense of humor is good for you. Have you ever heard of a laughing hyena with heart burn?
If you haven’t got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.
If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.
The ear is the avenue to the heart.
Our country is that spot to which our heart is bound.
The mouth obeys poorly when the heart murmurs.
Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first come to pass in the heart of America.
Winning is about heart, not just legs. It’s got to be in the right place.
O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart. Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams.
Thou hast created us for Thyself, and our heart is not quiet until it rests in Thee.
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.
There is something in humility which strangely exalts the heart.
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.
Be good, keep your feet dry, your eyes open, your heart at peace and your soul in the joy of Christ.
There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
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.
O Lord, deliver me from the man of excellent intention and impure heart: for the heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked.
The heart will break, but broken live on.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
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.
All God wants of man is a peaceful heart.
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.
The heart is the chief feature of a functioning mind.
What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish in his heart but whose lips are so formed that as sighs and cries pass over them they sound like beautiful music.
Since my earliest childhood a barb of sorrow has lodged in my heart. As long as it stays I am ironic if it is pulled out I shall die.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
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.
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.
Hitler and Mussolini were only the primary spokesmen for the attitude of domination and craving for power that are in the heart of almost everyone. Until the source is cleared, there will always be confusion and hate, wars and class antagonisms.
It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it.
Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.
One may as well dam for water tanks the people’s cathedrals and churches, for no holier temple has ever been consecrated by the heart of man.
The heart has reasons that reason cannot know.
The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.
We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
Men often take their imagination for their heart; and they believe they are converted as soon as they think of being converted.
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.
There are two kinds of people one can call reasonable: those who serve God with all their heart because they know him, and those who seek him with all their heart because they do not know him.
We only consult the ear because the heart is wanting.
Believe deep down in your heart that you’re destined to do great things.
Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
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.
My strength has the strength of ten because my heart is pure.
Shape your heart to front the hour, but dream not that the hours will last.
By blood a king, in heart a clown.
No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, – a mere heart of stone.
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.
Fill you mind with the meaningless stimuli of a world preoccupied with meaningless things, and it will not be easy to feel peace in your heart.
All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
What is uttered from the heart alone, Will win the hearts of others to your own.
Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.
Great thoughts and a pure heart, that is what we should ask from God.
There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs the purest courtesy in the outward behavior.
Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart’s desire. The other is to gain it.
Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart’s desire; the other is to get it.
A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income.
It is a curious sensation: the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.
Everybody has a heart. Except some people.
Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night.
Who has not sat before his own heart’s curtain? It lifts: and the scenery is falling apart.
I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart’s affections, and the truth of imagination.
Good leaders make people feel that they’re at the very heart of things, not at the periphery.
Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
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.
When you turn your heart and your life over to Christ, when you accept Christ as the savior, it changes your heart.
I believe that God has planted in every heart the desire to live in freedom.
Faith crosses every border and touches every heart in every nation.
Because you know, down deep in my heart, when all is said and done, I still live under the illusion that basically people think of me as an up-and-coming young actor.
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.
I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.
As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.
An artist needn’t be a clergyman or a churchwarden, but he certainly must have a warm heart for his fellow men.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Be careful what you set your heart upon – for it will surely be yours.
Nobody is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart; for his purity, by definition, is unassailable.
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.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that’s printed about him.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
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.
Only he can understand what a farm is, what a country is, who shall have sacrificed part of himself to his farm or country, fought to save it, struggled to make it beautiful. Only then will the love of farm or country fill his heart.
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!’
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?”
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.
The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man’s heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.
There will be no lasting peace either in the heart of individuals or in social customs until death is outlawed.
Love is space and time measured by the heart.
He who lives in our mind is near though he may actually be far away; but he who is not in our heart is far though he may really be nearby.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
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.
Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.
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.
This is at the heart of all good education, where the teacher asks students to think and engages them in encouraging dialogues, constantly checking for understanding and growth.
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.
The mind is no match with the heart in persuasion; constitutionality is no match with compassion.
It’s easy to fool the eye but it’s hard to fool the heart.
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.
One lives with so many bad deeds on one’s conscience and some good intentions in one’s heart.
Time and memory are true artists; they remould reality nearer to the heart’s desire.
The beauty of the world, which is so soon to perish, has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
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.
Where the Mind is biggest, the Heart, the Senses, Magnanimity, Charity, Tolerance, Kindliness, and the rest of them scarcely have room to breathe.
Who shall measure the hat and violence of the poet’s heart when caught and tangled in a woman’s body?
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn’t a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
As the arteries grow hard, the heart grows soft.
Sometimes I enjoy just photographing the surface because I think it can be as revealing as going to the heart of the matter.
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.
This is a big deal. My wife and I sat in our home and we watched those young men get slaughtered on the streets of Mogadishu in the absence of a plan. It broke our heart.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
When I fight someone, I want to break his will. I want to take his manhood. I want to rip out his heart and show it to him.
I have the same malice in my heart as far as the fight game is concerned, but outside the ring, I won’t say anything a dignified man won’t say.
It’s the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance.
Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars.
As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled.
Try as you will, you cannot annihilate that eternal relic of the human heart, love.
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.
I try to teach my heart not to want things it can’t have.
I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart.
The most important thing when ill is to never lose heart.
Whatever one of us blames in another, each one will find in his own heart.
No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline.
The heart is great which shows moderation in the midst of prosperity.
I like people and I like them to like me, but I wear my heart where God put it, on the inside.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that is his heart which is capable of responding to it.
Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream.
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.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
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.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another’s heart, or its flame burns low.
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!
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.
The head learns new things, but the heart forever practices old experiences.
The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.
Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart.
The babe at first feeds upon the mother’s bosom, but it is always on her heart.
Simultaneous contrast is not just a curious optical phenomenon – it is the very heart of painting.
I knew by heart all the dialogue of James Dean’s films; I could watch Rebel Without a Cause a hundred times over.
Our party must continue to strike fear in the heart of the white man, our real enemy!
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.
I’ve already told you: the only way to a woman’s heart is along the path of torment. I know none other as sure.
You must capture and keep the heart of the original and supremely able man before his brain can do its best.
Their is a road from the eye to heart that does not go through the intellect.
Our sense of power is more vivid when we break a man’s spirit than when we win his heart.
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.
One of the first bands to break out of Seattle was Heart.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Surely something resides in this heart that is not perishable – and life is more than a dream.
I am at heart a gentleman.
America took me into her bosom when there was no longer a country worthy of the name, but in my heart I am German – German in my soul.
Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.
I listened, motionless and still; And, as I mounted up the hill, The music in my heart I bore, Long after it was heard no more.
Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.
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.
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will moderation be utterly exiled from the minds of tyrants.
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.
What other dungeon is so dark as one’s own heart! What jailer so inexorable as one’s self!
A pain stabbed my heart as it did every time I saw a girl I loved who was going the opposite direction in this too-big world.
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.
I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am.
How frail the human heart must be – a mirrored pool of thought.
There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.
Too long a sacrifice can make a stone of the heart. O when may it suffice?
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.
How far away the stars seem, and how far is our first kiss, and ah, how old my heart.
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.
A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love.
The only business of the head in the world is to bow a ceaseless obeisance to the heart.
I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
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.
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.