Heart Quotes

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 downright fanatic is nearer to the heart of things than the cool and slippery disputant.

Chapin, Edwin Hubbell

Religion is a matter of the heart. No physical inconvenience can warrant abandonment of one`s own religion.

Mahatma Gandhi

From the solitude of the wood, Man has passed to the more dreadful solitude of the heart.

Loren Eiseley

A man had given all other bliss, And all his worldly worth for this, To waste his whole heart in one kiss Upon her perfect lips

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Love in the abstract is not enough for a great man in poverty; he has need of its utmost devotion... She who is really a wife, one in heart, flesh, and bone, must follow wherever he leads, in whom her life, her strength, her pride, and happiness are centered.

Honor de Balzac

Continuity is at the heart of conservatism: ecology serves that heart.

Garrett Hardin

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart

Helen Keller

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

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


To attract good fortune, spend a new penny on an old friend, share an old pleasure with a new friend and lift up the heart of a true friend by writing his name on the wings of a dragon.


Potential steroid users are seduced by the fake picture of health and vitality and virility. The picture doesn't show the strain on the arteries, the wear and tear on the heart and the psyche. It doesn't show the caskets.

Jeff Rutstein

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.

Immanuel Kant

The theater is a communal event, like church. The playwright constructs a mass to be performed for a lot of people. She writes a prayer, which is really just the longings of one heart.

Marsha Norman

If I roll my eyes and mutter, if I clutch at my heart and scream in horror like a third-rate actress chewing up a mad scene, I do it in private and nobody sees but the bathroom mirror.

Margaret Eleanor Atwood
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