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Quotations About Heart

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The Little Prince

And my heart is like nothing so much as a bowl Brimming over with quivering curds!
Lewis Carroll
The Hunting of the Snark (l. 215â216).

There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.
Charles Dickens
Mr. Tappertit, in Barnaby Rudge, ch. 22

Every one speaks well of his own heart, but no one dares speak well of his own mind.
François La Rochefoucauld
Moral Maxims and Reflections

My heart pumps yet the poison draught of you.
William Empson
It is the pain, it is the pain, endures

Groan thru breast and neck, a great Oh! to earth heart
Allen Ginsberg
Collected Poems 1947â1980

The mind scolds the heart, which makes excuses and goes its own way.
Mason Cooley
City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York

As well have a talon as a finger, a muzzle as a mouth, as well have a hollow as a heart.
Robert Earl Hayden
A Ballad of Remembrance

I said to Heart, "How goes it?" Heart replied: "Right as a Ribstone Pippin!" But it lied.
Hilaire Belloc
"The False Heart", 1910

If hands could you free you, heart, Where would you fly?
Philip Larkin
"If hands could free you, heart."

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