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HEART
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[ Also see Bliss Body Contentment Emotion Feeling Happiness Head Home Love Mind Repose Rest Sensibility Sighs Soul Wooing ]

Worse than a bloody hand is a hard heart.
      - Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Cenci
         (act V, sc. 2)

The nervous fluid in man is consumed by the brain; in women, by the heart.
      - de Stendhal (pseudonym of Marie Henri Beyle)

My heart, the bird of the wilderness, has found its sky in your eyes.
      - Rabindranath Tagore, Gardener (31)

Never morning wore
  To evening, but some heart did break.
      - Lord Alfred Tennyson, In Memoriam, pt. VI

A woman's heart is just like a lithographer's stone; what is once written upon it cannot be rubbed out.
      - William Makepeace Thackeray

Tears may be dried up, but the heart never.
      - Marguerite de Valois

The human heart is often the victim of the sensations of the moment; success intoxicates it to presumption, and disappointment dejects and terrifies it.
      - Constantin Francois de Chassebeouf de Volney

The ear is the avenue to the heart.
  [Fr., L'oreille est le chemin du coeur.]
      - Voltaire (Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire),
        Reponse au Roi de Prusse

The mouth obeys poorly when the heart murmurs.
  [Fr., La bouche obeit mal lorsque le coeur murmure.]
      - Voltaire (Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire),
        Tancrede (I, 4)

All things but one you can restore; the heart you get returns no more.
      - Edmund Waller

Keep your heart as you would a prisoner.
      - Thomas Watson

A loving heart carries with it, under every parallel of latitude, the warmth and light of the tropics. It plants its Eden in the wilderness and solitary place, and sows with flowers the gray desolation of rock and mosses.
      - John Greenleaf Whittier

If wrong our hearts, our heads are right in vain.
      - Edward Young

That hideous sight--a naked human heart.
      - Edward Young

Who, for the poor renown of being smart,
  Would leave a sting within a brother's heart?
      - Edward Young, Love of Fame
         (satire II, l. 113)

Heaven's Sovereign saves all beings but himself,
  That hideous sight, a naked human heart.
      - Edward Young, Night Thoughts
         (night III, l. 226)


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