Quotations About / On: HEART

  • 11.
    A fine world in which man reproaches woman with fulfilling his heart's desire!
    (Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
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  • 12.
    We may reason on to our heart's content, the fog won't lift.
    (Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. First published in 1967. The narrator, in "The Expelled" (in Stories and Texts for Nothing), p. 15, Grove Press (1968).)
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  • 13.
    When I try to portray to myself my heart's desire, nothing happens.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).)
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  • 14.
    I believe in being warm-hearted. I believe especially in fucking with a warm heart.
    (D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885-1930), British author. Privately printed in Florence (1928). Lady Chatterley's Lover, ch. 14, Bantam Books (1980). Oliver Mellors (the novel's hero) is speaking.)
  • 15.
    I dream of vague shapes that hint of my heart's desire.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
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  • 16.
    I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination.
    (John Keats (1795-1821), British poet. letter, Nov. 22, 1817. Letters of John Keats, no. 31, ed. Frederick Page (1954).)
  • 17.
    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. Praising Benedick.)
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  • 18.
    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.)
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  • 19.
    I have handed my pen to my Heart and he writes, what he loves
    (with love)
    More quotations from: Bhat Naieem
  • 20.
    If you walk away my heart will break.
    (heartbreak)
    More quotations from: Timothy Long
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