Quotations About / On: HEART

  • 21.
    He's cold as a witch's heart.
    (Edmund H. North, British screenwriter, and Lewis Gilbert. First Sea Lord (Laurence Naismith), Sink the Bismarck! Referring to a fellow officer, 1960. Based on a true story. Based on a book by C.S. Forrester.)
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  • 22.
    Injuries come only from the heart.
    (Laurence Sterne (1713-1768), British author, clergyman. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1761), vol. 3, ch. 10, eds. Melvyn New and Joan New, University of Florida Press (1978).)
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  • 23.
    So many signatures for such a small heart.
    (Mother Teresa (b. 1910), Albanian-born Roman Catholic missionary in India. quoted in Evening Standard (London, Jan. 3, 1992). On form-filling in a California Hospital.)
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  • 24.
    Handsome husbands often make a wife's heart ache.
    (Samuel Richardson (1689-1761), British novelist. Third edition, London (1751). Anna Howe, in Clarissa, vol. 3, p. 172, AMS Press (1990).)
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  • 25.
    The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
    (François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 109 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
  • 26.
    The heart is forever inexperienced.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 278, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 27.
    The innocent mansion of a panther's heart!
    (Allen Tate (1899-1979), U.S. poet, critic. "Idiot.")
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  • 28.
    Home is where the heart is and hence a movable feast.
    (Angela Carter (1940-1992), British postmodern novelist. repr. Virago (1992). Nothing Sacred: Selected Writings, "My Father's House," New Society (1976).)
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  • 29.
    Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame.
    (Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973), U.S. author. "First Meeting," To My Daughters, With Love (1967).)
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  • 30.
    The words of kindness are more healing to a drooping heart than balm or honey.
    (Sarah Fielding (1710-1768), British novelist. The Adventures of David Simple, Volume the Last, bk. 7, ch. 10 (1754).)
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