Quotations About / On: HEART
A country depends on the heart of men: it is minuscule if the heart is small, and immense if the heart is great.
(Simone Schwarz-Bart (b. 1938), Gaudeloupean author. The Bridge of Beyond, p. 11, Éditions du Seuil (1972).)
He hath a heart as sound as a bell and his tongue is the clapper, for what his heart thinks, his tongue speaks.
(William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Don Pedro, in Much Ado About Nothing, act 3, sc. 2, l. 12-14.
It isn't enough for your heart to break because everybody's heart is broken now.
(Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926), U.S. poet. Indian Journals, entry for September 6, 1962 (1970).
Written in Calcutta.)
'Love from the heart not the mind'
The greatest picture is in the heart and not the papers
when you smile,
my heart sings
when you say my name,
the butterflies come alive
Letters of love bring joy to the hearts.
Love brings joy to the heart.
The bashful are always aggressive at heart.
(Charles Horton Cooley (1864-1929), U.S. sociologist. Human Nature and the Social Order, ch. 5 (1902).)
An Irishman's heart is nothing but his imagination.
(George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. Larry Doyle, in John Bull's Other Island, act 1.)