The Heart Sayings and Quotes

Our hearts are quite the persistent little devices. Just pumping away, they keep us alive physically and emotionally, even when we think life is too much to bear. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes about the heart.

A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles. Washington Irving
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. Honoré de Balzac
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold. Zelda Fitzgerald
The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed. Charlotte Bronte
If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded. Maya Angelou
Whatever your heart clings to and confides in, that is really your God. Martin Luther
A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge. Thomas Carlyle
A gentle heart is tied with an easy thread. George Herbert
The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing. Blaise Pascal
The heart's memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good. Gabriel Garcia Marquez
A loving heart is the truest wisdom. Charles Dickens
The joyful heart sees and reads the world with a sense of freedom and graciousness. John O'Donohue
The heart will break, but broken live on. Lord Byron
The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom. Henry Ward Beecher
A heart can no more be forced to love than a stomach can be forced to digest food by persuasion. Alfred Nobel
If you go deeper and deeper into your own heart, you'll be living in a world with less fear, isolation and loneliness. Sharon Salzberg
You do have to follow your heart, otherwise you're living a false life. Eric Mabius
A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune. Horace
A woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets. Gloria Stuart
And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns. Thomas Moore
The human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return. Maria Edgeworth
An offended heart is the breeding ground of deception. John Bevere
There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated. Charles Dickens
Whatever it is your heart desires, please go for it, it's yours to have. Gloria Estefan
There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate. Robert Frost
When the heart speaks, its language is the same under all latitudes. Ella Maillart
The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers. Deepak Chopra
Don't worry about your heart, it will last you as long as you live. W. C. Fields
A noble heart cannot suspect in others the pettiness and malice that it has never felt. Jean Racine