Of all the agonies in life, that which is most poignant and harrowing--that which for the time annihilates reason, and leaves our whole organization one lacerated, mangled heart--is the conviction that we have been deceived where we placed all the trust of love.
Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counsellors of peace is joy.
I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something elseI can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations.
The secret heart is fair devotion's temple; there the saint, even on that living altar, lights the flame of purest sacrifice, which burns unseen, not unaccepted.
The heart of man is the place the devil dwells in; I feel sometimes a hell dwells within myself.
You can take all the sincerity in Hollywood, place it in the navel of a firefly and still have room enough for three caraway seeds and a producer's heart.
I firmly believe that any man's finest hour - his greatest fulfillment to all 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.
In my heart of hearts, I know that whatever I do is going to have integrity, and I'm going to work really hard, and I know that fans are going to take to it.
If you haven't any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.
Let no one think that real gardening is a bucolic and meditative occupation. It is an insatiable passion, like everything else to which a man gives his heart.
One is nearer God's heart in a garden
than anywhere else on earth.
The holiest of holidays are those
Kept by ourselves in silence and apart;
The secret anniversaries of the heart.
The holiest of all holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart; the secret anniversaries of the heart.
He is man whose heart is spirited and eyes are wet each moment on account of the sorrow, compassion, virtue, beauty, and nobility that decorate this world.
A noble heart cannot suspect in others the pettiness and malice that it has never felt.
Feel your intentions in your heart. Feel not what your mind tells you, but what your heart tells you.
The power of purpose is profound only if you have a desire that stirs the heart.
Hear the words of prudence, give heed unto her counsels, and store them in thine heart; her maxims are universal, and all the virtues lean upon her; she is the guide and the mistress of human life.
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.
Politics has less to do with where you live than where your heart is.
The heart hath its own memory, like the mind. And in it are enshrined
the precious keepsakes, into which is wrought the giver's loving thought.
What the heart has once known, it shall never forget.
Skepticism has never founded empires, established principals, or changed the world's heart. The great doers in history have always been people of faith.
The Family is the Country of the heart. There is an angel in the Family who, by the mysterious influence of grace, of sweetness, and of love, renders the fulfillment of duties less wearisome, sorrows less bitter. The only pure joys unmixed with sadness
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.