Quotes containing word "heart"

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Sell also: affection, bosom, center, centre, eye, fondness, gritty, mettle, middle, nerve, pump, spirit, tenderness, warmheartedness

Definitions and meanings of word "heart"

• Noun: the locus of feelings and intuitions; examples: "in your heart you know it is true", "her story would melt your bosom"

• Noun: the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body; example: "he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"

• Noun: the courage to carry on; examples: "he kept fighting on pure spunk", "you haven't got the heart for baseball"

• Noun: an area that is approximately central within some larger region; examples: "it is in the center of town", "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle", "they were in the eye of the storm"

• Noun: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; examples: "the gist of the prosecutor's argument", "the heart and soul of the Republican Party", "the nub of the story"

• Noun: an inclination or tendency of a certain kind; example: "he had a change of heart"

• Noun: a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom; conventionally used on playing cards and valentines; example: "he drew a heart and called it a valentine"

• Noun: a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal); example: "a five-pound beef heart will serve six"

• Noun: a positive feeling of liking; examples: "he had trouble expressing the affection he felt", "the child won everyone's heart", "the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home"

• Noun: a playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it; examples: "he led the queen of hearts", "hearts were trumps"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "heart"

Khalil Gibran
11 quotes about heart
Lebanese Poet
Saturday 6 January 1883 - Friday 10 April 1931
Mahatma Gandhi
9 quotes about heart
Indian Leader
Saturday 2 October 1869 - Friday 30 January 1948
Henry Ward Beecher
9 quotes about heart
American Clergyman, Speaker
Thursday 24 June 1813 - Tuesday 8 March 1887
Blaise Pascal
7 quotes about heart
French Writer, Philosopher, Physicist, Mathematician, Inventor
Monday 19 June 1623 - Saturday 19 August 1662
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
8 quotes about heart
French Writer
Sunday 15 September 1613 - Sunday 17 March 1680
Washington Irving
7 quotes about heart
American Writer, Historian, Author
Thursday 3 April 1783 - Monday 28 November 1859
Charles Dickens
7 quotes about heart
English Writer, Novelist, Critic
Friday 7 February 1812 - Thursday 9 June 1870
Thomas Carlyle
7 quotes about heart
Scottish Writer, Philosopher, Historian
Friday 4 December 1795 - Saturday 5 February 1881
Anne Frank
6 quotes about heart
German Writer
Wednesday 12 June 1929 - 1945
Martin Luther
6 quotes about heart
German Leader
Saturday 10 November 1483 - Monday 18 February 1546
Morihei Ueshiba
6 quotes about heart
Japanese Artist, Athlete
Friday 14 December 1883 - Saturday 26 April 1969
Chief Joseph
6 quotes about heart
Leader
1840 - Wednesday 21 September 1904

My daughter, when she was a week old, was diagnosed with congenital heart disease. For the past thirteen years, she's had four major heart surgeries. She's a candidate for - and must have - heart replacement surgery in order to have a long life.

Nick Cassavetes

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If you've got to my age, you've probably had your heart broken many times. So it's not that difficult to unpack a bit of grief from some little corner of your heart and cry over it.

Emma Thompson

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If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.

Bob Hope

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My writing, like everything I do, comes profoundly from my heart. I believe that if you follow your heart you will be successful in one way or another. Old-fashioned as that might sound, the philosophy is true.

Kim Elizabeth

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If your head tells you one thing, and your heart tells you another, before you do anything, you should first decide whether you have a better head or a better heart.

Marilyn vos Savant

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I grabbed my mom and I went to the couch and I said, 'Mom I want to ask Jesus to come into my heart.' And I got on my knee and I asked Jesus to come into my heart, forgive me of my sins, and make me a child of God.

Tim Tebow

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The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!

Henry Ward Beecher

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O Lord, deliver me from the man of excellent intention and impure heart: for the heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked.

T. S. Eliot

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The human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return.

Maria Edgeworth

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My imagination completely controls me, and forever feeds the fire that burns with dark red light in my heart by bringing me the best dreams. I've always had a wild imagination, a big heart and a tortured soul so I feel that dark fantasy, love and horror are in my blood.

Kim Elizabeth

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The thing which grieves and oppresses my heart with respect to poor Scotland, is the hardness of heart manifest in the levity and cruelty with which they speak of others.

Edward Irving

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It's not like we have a formula, but I think one of the reasons this show has survived is that it has a big heart at its center. Other cartoon shows have people crap on each other and make racist jokes. But I don't think people tune in for that. I just don't think a show lasts for 10 years without a heart.

Trey Parker

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Now how many people in their heart of hearts in that community want to see the demise of this country? How many would cheer, not out loud maybe, but in their heart when things like 9/11 occur and I'll tell you; it's a majority among them.

Tom Tancredo

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There is a powerful need for symbolism, and that means the architecture must have something that appeals to the human heart. There is a powerful need for symbolism, and that means the architecture must have something that appeals to the human heart.

Kenzo Tange

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The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.

Richard Adams

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Continuity is at the heart of conservatism: ecology serves that heart.

Garrett Hardin

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Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream.

Paulo Coelho

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Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.

Plato

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But what do we know of the heart nearest to our own? What do we know of our own heart?

Amelia Barr

Words: know, heart, nearest, own
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When I turned 30, due to my father's heart history and my family genetics, I vowed to start seeing a cardiologist every year and just really be proactive and take my own heart health into my own hands.

Jennie Garth

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