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When we know to read our own
hearts, we acquire wisdom of the heartsof others.
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our
We all have our 'good old days' tucked away inside our
hearts, and we return to them in daydreams like cats to favorite armchairs.
Vain are the thousand creeds/ That move men's
hearts, unutterably vain;/ Worthless as withered weeds,/ Or idlest froth amid the boundless main.
Today, the treacherous, unexplored areas of the world are not in continents or the seas; they are in the minds and
hearts of men.
There were many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of
hearts being broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream-whatever that dream might be.
There are people who laugh to show their fine teeth; and there are those who cry to show their good
There are many persons ready to do what is right because in their
hearts they know it is right. But they hesitate, waiting for the other fellow to make the make the first move -- and he, in turn, waits for you.
The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by tenderness of the best
The men who have had the most to give to their fellow men are those who have enriched their minds and
hearts in solitude. It is a poor education that does not fit a man to be alone with himself.
Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty -- they merely move it from their faces into their
Peace is not won by those who fiercely guard their differences but by those who with open minds and
hearts seek out connections.
Our Creator would never have made such lovely days and have given us the deep
hearts to enjoy them unless we were meant to be immortal.
Once you have them by the funny bone, their
hearts and minds will follow .
Nothing great or enduring, especially in music, has ever sprung full-fledged and unprecedented from the brain of any master; the best he gives to the world he gathers from the
hearts of the people, and runs it through the alembic of his genius.
--James Weldon Johnson
My hope for my children must be that they respond to the still, small voice of God in their own
Men who pass most comfortably through this world are those who possess good digestions and hard
Let's face it -- who ever is adequate? We all create situations each other can't live up to, then break our
hearts at them because they don't.
Leadership, like coaching, is fighting for the
hearts and souls of men and getting them to believe in you.
In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their
hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example -- and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.
hearts were open and all desires known -- as they would be if people showed their souls -- how many gapings, sighings, clenched fists, knotted brows, broad grins, and red eyes should we see in the market-place!
I love men, not for what unites them, but for what divides them, and I want to know most of all what gnaws at their
Hot heads and cold
hearts never solved anything.
Hold fast to the Bible as the sheet-anchor of your liberties; write its precepts in your
hearts, and practice them in your lives.
--Ulysses S. Grant
are the strongest when they beat in response to noble ideals.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty
hearts can do that.
--Norman Vincent Peale
Brains are like
hearts -- they go where they are appreciated.
Ah, well, the truth is always one thing, but in a way it's the other thing, the gossip, that counts. It shows where people's
--Paul Scott Scott
A few great minds are enough to endow humanity with monstrous power, but a few great
hearts are not enough to make us worthy of using it.
. . . there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field than their own
hearts in their closet.
--Charles Caleb Colton
"People's minds are trained largely at the expense of their
hearts." This is not so; it is only that there are more educable minds than there are educable hearts.
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