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Heart Quotes

74 of the best book quotes about heart
  1. #1
    “My tongue will tell the anger of my heart,
    Or else my heart, concealing it, will break.”
  2. #2
    “Every heart has its own skeletons.”
  3. #3
    “I love whom I love,” Prince Lir repeated firmly. “You have no power over anything that matters.”
  4. #4
    “There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.”
    author
    Jane Austen
    concepts
    LoveHeart
  5. #5
    “O serpent heart hid with a flowering face!
    Did ever a dragon keep so fair a cave?
    Beautiful tyrant, feind angelical, dove feather raven, wolvish-ravening lamb! Despised substance of devinest show, just opposite to what thou justly seemest - A dammed saint, an honourable villain!”
  6. #6
    “False face must hide what the false heart doth know.”
  7. #7
    “A broken heart hurts as badly in wartime as in peace.”
  8. #8
    “I don’t know, I don’t want to talk as much. (...) It’s nicer to think dear, pretty thoughts and keep them in one’s heart, like treasures. I don’t like to have them laughed at or wondered over.”
  9. #9
    “Absence makes the heart grow fonder… or forgetful.”
  10. #10
    “But I think that the most likely reason of all
    May have been that his heart was two sizes too small.”
  1. #11
    I had brains, and a heart also; so, having tried them both, I should much rather have a heart.
  2. #12
    It is because I think so much of warm and sensitive hearts, that I would spare them from being wounded.
  3. #13
    “As for you and your heart and the things you said and didn’t say, she will remember them all when men are fairy tales in books written by rabbits.”
  4. #14
    “But I am sure I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round—apart from the veneration due to its sacred name and origin, if anything belonging to it can be apart from that—as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to think of people below them as if they really were fellow-passengers to the grave, and not another race of creatures bound on other journeys.”
  5. #15
    “I guess no one stays friends for more than thirty years without broken hearts along the way.”
  6. #16
    “They played at hearts as other children might play at ball; only, as it was really their two hearts that they flung to and fro, they had to be very, very handy to catch them, each time, without hurting them.”
  7. #17
    “Sir, in my heart there was a kind of fighting
    That would not let me sleep.”
  8. #18
    “The most professional curse ever snarled or croaked or thundered can have no effect on a pure heart.”
  9. #19
    “A woman’s heart is such a complex problem—the owner thereof is often most incompetent to find the solution of this puzzle.”
  10. #20
    “Tell me where is fancy bred,
    Or in the heart, or in the head?”
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More Than Balloons book
6.2
board book
More Than Balloons
The Rag Coat book
6.1
picture book
The Rag Coat
Penguin and Pinecone book
6.0
board book
Penguin and Pinecone
All the Places to Love book
6.0
picture book
All the Places to Love
The Trumpet of the Swan book
6.0
chapter book
The Trumpet of the Swan
Spot Loves His Daddy book
6.0
board book
Spot Loves His Daddy
Three Little Words book
6.0
picture book
Three Little Words
Charlotte and the Rock book
5.9
picture book
Charlotte and the Rock
  1. #21
    You people with hearts, have something to guide you, and need never do wrong; but I have no heart, and so I must be very careful.
  2. #22
    “My heart started acting like a drunk grasshopper.”
  3. #23
    “Welcome Christmas while we stand
    Heart to heart and hand in hand.”
  4. #24
    “And what happened then? Well, in Whoville they say
    That the Grinch’s small heart grew three sizes that day!”
  5. #25
    Suddenly the door of the room flew open and the draught of air caught up the little dancer, she fluttered like a sylph right into the stove by the side of the tin soldier, and was instantly in flames and was gone. . . . [T]he next morning, when the maid servant took the ashes out of the stove, she found him in the shape of a little tin heart.
  6. #26
    “The heart has no tears to give,--it drops only blood, bleeding itself away in silence.”
  7. #27
    “I know you by heart. You are inside my heart.”
  8. #28
    “Imagine that the universe is a great spinning engine. You want to stay near the core of the thing – right in the hub of the wheel – not out at the edges where all the wild whirling takes place, where you can get frayed and crazy. The hub of calmness – that’s your heart. That’s where God lives within you. So stop looking for answers in the world. Just keep coming back to that center and you’ll always find peace.”
  9. #29
    “This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.”
  10. #30
    “My hands are of your color, but I shame to wear a heart so white.”
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Wonder book
6.3
chapter book
Wonder
You Are My Happy book
6.0
picture book
You Are My Happy
Emma book
6.0
board book
Emma
Be Happy! book
5.9
board book
Be Happy!
Augustus and His Smile book
5.8
picture book
Augustus and His Smile
Last Stop on Market Street book
5.1
picture book
Last Stop on Market Street
  1. #31
    “Now cracks a noble heart. Good-night, sweet prince;
    And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest. ”
  2. #32
    “There could have been no two hearts so open, no tastes so similar, no feelings so in unison”
  3. #33
    “In my soul and in my heart, I’m convinced I’m wrong!”
  4. #34
    “My heart is heavy with the things that I do not understand.”
  5. #35
    “She hasn’t your strength. She’s never had any strength. She’s never had anything but heart.”
  6. #36
    “I’d cut up my heart for you to wear if you wanted it.”
  7. #37
    “You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it’s better to listen to what it has to say.”
  8. #38
    “In spite of your heart, I think; alas, poor heart! If you spite it for my sake, I will spite it for yours; for I will never love that which my friend hates.”
  9. #39
    “O, teach me how you look, and with what art
    You sway the motion of Demetrius’ heart.”
  10. #40
    “Where a positive heart
    is all u need
    2 Rise Beyond
    and succeed”
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A Bedtime Yarn book
6.0
picture book
A Bedtime Yarn
Sleep, Baby, Sleep book
5.5
board book
Sleep, Baby, Sleep
Tomorrow Most Likely book
5.3
picture book
Tomorrow Most Likely
Bulldozer Dreams book
4.8
picture book
Bulldozer Dreams
Green Wilma book
4.6
picture book
Green Wilma
Sea Glass Summer book
4.6
picture book
Sea Glass Summer
Sweet Dreams book
4.5
picture book
Sweet Dreams
  1. #41
    I would ask you to believe that he has a heart he very, very seldom reveals, and that there are deep wounds in it. My dear, I have seen it bleeding.
  2. #42
    “I love you with so much of my heart that none is left to protest.”
  3. #43
    “She carried within herself a great fund of life, and her deepest enjoyment was to feel the continuity between the movements of her own heart and the agitations of the world.”
  4. #44
    “To become a happy person have a clean soul, eyes that see romance in the commonplace, a child’s heart, and spiritual simplicity.”
  5. #45
    “A man does not recover from such devotion of the heart to such a woman! He ought not; he does not.”
  6. #46
    “...Who could refrain,
    That had a heart to love, and in that heart
    Courage to make love known?”
  7. #47
    “I profess not to know how women’s hearts are wooed and won. To me they have always been matters of riddle and admiration.”
  8. #48
    “Love me or hate me, both are in my favour. If you love me, I’ll always be in your heart... If you hate me, I’ll always be in your mind.”
  9. #49
    “I loved you both with all of my damaged heart.”
  10. #50
    “She has a steel exterior, but it protects a candyfloss heart.”
  1. #51
    “Our mother said she was like Mary, with her heart on the outside of her chest.”
  2. #52
    I had brains, and a heart also; so, having tried them both, I should much rather have a heart.
  3. #53
    “Even if she be not harmed, her heart may fail her in so much and so many horrors; and hereafter she may suffer--both in waking, from her nerves, and in sleep, from her dreams.”
  4. #54
    “I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”
  5. #55
    “At that stage of my youth, death remained as abstract a concept as non-Euclidean geometry or marriage. I didn’t yet appreciate its terrible finality or the havoc it could wreak on those who’d entrusted the deceased with their hearts.”
  6. #56
    “However, my path is not so easy as that. Regardless of whether I can shift my affections to another—and the heart, as you observed, is a notoriously fickle beast—the question remains: should I?”
  7. #57
    “No need my unlucky one, to grieve here any longer, no, don’t waste your life away. Now I am willing heart and soul to send you off at last.”
  8. #58
    “Don’t give in to your fears. If you do, you won’t be able to talk to your heart.”
  9. #59
    “Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second’s encounter with God and with eternity.”
  10. #60
    “Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o-er wrought heart and bids it break.”
  1. #61
    It broke my heart to lose the bell.
  2. #62
    “Learning softeneth the heart and breedeth gentleness and charity.”
  3. #63
    “That was what a best friend did: hold up a mirror and show you your heart.”
  4. #64
    It was a terrible thing to undergo, but during the year I stood there I had time to think that the greatest loss I had known was the loss of my heart.
  5. #65
    “She has man’s brain--a brain that a man should have were he much gifted--and woman’s heart. The good God fashioned her for a purpose, believe me when He made that so good combination.”
  6. #66
    No one can love who has not a heart, and so I am resolved to ask Oz to give me one
  7. #67
    “Slaves sing most when they are most unhappy. The songs of the slave represent the sorrows of his heart; and he is relieved by them, only as an aching heart is relieved by its tears.”
  8. #68
    “Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.”
  9. #69
    “Sometimes, the Angel comes much later, because the children are naughty and won’t learn their lessons or practise their scales. And sometimes, he does not come at all, because the children have a bad heart or a bad conscience.”
  10. #70
    “Of the affairs of love ... my only advice is to be honest. That’s your most powerful tool to unlock a heart or gain forgiveness.”
  11. #71
    “An evil soul producing holy witness
    Is like a villain with a smiling cheek,
    A goodly apple rotten at the heart.
    O what a goodly outside falsehood hath!”
  12. #72
    “No one but a woman can help a man when he is in trouble of the heart.”
  13. #73
    “It is wisdom to recognize necessity, when all other courses have been weighed, though as folly it may appear to those who cling to false hope. Well, let folly be our cloak, a veil before the eyes of the Enemy! For he is very wise, and weighs all things to a nicety in the scales of this malice. But the only measure that he knows is desire, desire for power; and so he judges all hearts. Into his heart the thought will not enter that any will refuse it.”
  14. #74
    “It has been,” I told him, “the best six months of my entire life.”
    There was a long silence.
    “Funnily enough, Clark, mine too.”
    And then, just like that, my heart broke. My face crumpled, my composure went and I held him tightly and I stopped caring that he could feel the shudder of my sobbing body because grief swamped me. It overwhelmed me and tore at my heart and my stomach and my head and it pulled me under, and I couldn’t bear it.
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