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Ernest HemingwaySometimes following your heart means losing your mind.

—  Ernest Hemingway, 1899-1961, American writer, Nobel 1954

Bette DavisEverybody has a heart. Except some people.

—  Bette Davis, 1908-1989, American actress

Steve JobsRemembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.

—  Steve Jobs, 1955-2011, American businessman

Jules RenardLove is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.

—  Jules Renard, 1864-1910, French writer

Joseph RouxWe distrust our heart too much, and our head not enough.

—  Joseph Roux, 1834-1905, French clergyman & poet

Blaise PascalThe heart has its reasons which reason knows not.

—  Blaise Pascal, 1623-1662, French thinker

Wolfgang GoetheA man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.

—  Wolfgang Goethe, 1749-1832, German poet & philosopher

Antonio PorchiaA large heart can be filled with very little.

—  Antonio Porchia, 1885-1968, Italian-Argentinian poet

Antonio PorchiaIn a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.

—  Antonio Porchia, 1885-1968, Italian-Argentinian poet

Fernando PessoaCould it think, the heart would stop beating.

—  Fernando Pessoa, 1888-1935, Portuguese poet & writer

Stanislaw Jerzy LecDon't trust the heart, it wants your blood.

—  Stanislaw Jerzy Lec, 1906-1966, Polish author of maxims

VauvenarguesGreat thoughts come from the heart.

—  Vauvenargues, 1715-1747, French author of maxims

La RochefoucauldEveryone speaks well of his heart; no one dares speak well of his mind.

—  La Rochefoucauld, 1613-1680, French writer

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

—  H. Jackson Brown, Jr., 1940-, American self-help writer

Sigmund FreudIn the small matters trust the mind, in the large ones the heart.

—  Sigmund Freud, 1856-1939, Austrian psychologist, founder of psychoanalysis

Eleanor RooseveltTo handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.

—  Eleanor Roosevelt, 1884-1962, American politician & wife of the 32nd USA president

Marcel ProustLove is space and time measured by the heart.

—  Marcel Proust, 1871-1922, French writer

Samuel Taylor ColeridgeWhat comes from the heart goes to the heart.

—  Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1772-1834, English poet & philosopher

Personal Stories

T. S. EliotMy mind may be American but my heart is British.

—  T. S. Eliot, 1888-1965, British poet, Nobel 1948

Quotes in Verse

Sylvia PlathI took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart.
I am, I am, I am.

—  Sylvia Plath, 1932-1963, American poet & writer


Yiddish proverbThe heart is something of a prophet.

—  Yiddish proverb


Movie Quotes

The Wizard of Oz (1939)A heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others.

—  from the film The Wizard of Oz (1939)



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