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Quotations The Best Quotes About Heart  

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A list of the best heart quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous heart quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic heart quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational heart quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about heart?" and "What are inspirational heart quotes?"

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

29 14
A good heart is better than all the heads in the world. Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

24 11
The heart that truly loves never forgets.

16 5
Love can heal a broken heart.

6 0
Not the glittering weapon fights the fight, but rather the hero's heart.

12 2
I wear my heart on my sleeve. Diana, Princess of Wales

13 3
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart. Benjamin Franklin

13 3
You cannot kindle a fire in any other heart until it is burning in your own.

13 3
The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing: we know this in countless ways. Blaise Pascal

10 1
It is a weakness that I lead from my heart, and not my head? Diana, Princess of Wales

11 3
The heart always sees before than the head can see. Thomas Carlyle

13 5
There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate. Robert Frost

6 1
It is not flesh and blood, but heart which makes us fathers and sons. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

10 5
Faint hearts never win fair ladies.

5 2
If your heart were sincere and upright, every creature would be unto you a looking-glass of life and a book of holy doctrine. Thomas à Kempis

5 2
Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts. Albert Einstein

3 0
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

3 0
As the arteries grow hard, the heart grows soft. H. L. Mencken

3 0
His heart was as great as the world, but there was no room in it to hold the memory of a wrong. Ralph Waldo Emerson

3 0
The head learns new things, but the heart forever practices old experiences. Henry Ward Beecher

3 0
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best. Margaret Thatcher

3 0
Doubt obscures the true vision of the heart.

3 0
Use your head and your heart, its not everything but its a start.

7 5
If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come.

6 4
All God wants of man is a peaceful heart. Meister Eckhart

6 4
The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers. Deepak Chopra

5 3
The heart is the best reflective thinker. Wendell Phillips

4 2
Humiliation sets armies marching, empires falling, breaks hearts and minds and souls. Janet Morris

4 2
What stronger breastplate than a heart untainted. William Shakespeare

4 2
Follow your heart, but be quiet for a while first. Ask questions, then feel the answer. Learn to trust your heart.

4 2
If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain. Emily Dickinson

5 4
I am more afraid of my own heart than the Pope and all his cardinals. I have within me the great Pope, Self. Martin Luther

3 2
The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked; who can know it?

3 2
A heart in love with beauty never grows old.

3 2
I think there is only one quality worse than hardness of heart and that is softness of head. Theodore Roosevelt

3 2
I like people and I like them to like me, but I wear my heart where God put it -- on the inside.

2 1
Nothing is less in our power than the heart, and far from commanding we are forced to obey it. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

2 1
The heart will break, but broken live on. George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron

2 1
Men, as well as women, are much oftener led by their hearts than by their understandings.

2 1
Their is a road from the eye to heart that does not go through the intellect. G. K. Chesterton

2 1
The surest way to hit a woman's heart is to take aim kneeling. Douglas William Jerrold

2 1
Thou art my glory and the exultation of y heart: thou art my hope and refuge in the day of my trouble. Thomas à Kempis

2 1
I do not know what the heart of a rascal may be, but I know what is in the heart of an honest man; it is horrible. Joseph de Maistre

2 1
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary. Martin Luther

2 1
Wealth and want equally harden the human heart, like frost and fire both are alien to human flesh. Theodore Parker

2 1
‎"Then what difference does human striving make: mortal struggle, valor, pain? If you live, then live for the test of spirit, for the celebration of the heart. Live to fight on other days. Lose your beloveds one by one. And remember. Exalt the kiss of friend and horse and wind and sun, which venality cannot cheapen nor stupidity belittle." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

4 4
The brain can be easy to buy, but the heart never comes to market. James Russell Lowell

4 4
Two things are bad for the heart -- running up stairs and running down people. Bernard Baruch

3 3
The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning, while the heart of the fool is in the house of entertainment.

3 3
Advice from a veteran trapeze performer: Throw your heart over the bars and your body will follow.