Bible, Proverbs (ch. XVI, v. 9)
A man's heart deviseth his way: but the Lord directeth his steps.
Wealth and want equally harden the human heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
It was the nation and the race dwelling all round the globe that had the lion's heart. I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Henry Ward Beecher
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Hearts will break -- yet brokenly, live on.
William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar
When love begins to sicken and decay it uses an enforced ceremony.
Francis Quarles, Emblems
The heart is a small thing, but desireth great matters. It is not sufficient for a kite's dinner, yet the whole world is not sufficient for it.
The heart is the best logician.
A merry heart is good like a medicine.
Thomas Moore, Ill Omens
And when once the heart of a maiden is stolen, the maiden herself will steal after it soon.
He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.
William R. Alger
The human heart has a sigh lonelier than the cry of the bittern.
Bible, Ecclesiastes (ch. X, v. 2)
A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart is at his left.
The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.
There will be no lasting peace either in the heart of individuals or in social customs until death is outlawed.
Only God can look at somebody's heart.
James A. Baldwin
Be careful what you set your heart upon -- for it will surely be yours.
Love is space and time measured by the heart.
The heart does not lie.