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The hardest trial of the heart is, whether it can bear a rival's failure without triumph.

The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.

The heart is an astrologer that always divines the truth.

The heart is the best logician.

The heart knoweth his own bitterness.

The heart never grows better by age; I fear rather worse, always harder. A young liar will be an old one, and a young knave will only be a greater knave as he grows older.

The heart of a good man is the sanctuary of God in this world.

The heart of a wise man should resemble a mirror, which reflects every object without being sullied by any.

The heart of man is a short word, a small substance, scarce enough to give a kite a meal, yet great in capacity; yea, so indefinite in desire that the round globe of the world cannot fill the three corners of it. - When it desires more and cries, "Give, give," I will set it over to the infinite good, where the more it hath, it may desire more, and see more to be desired.

The heart of man is of it selfe but little, yet great things cannot fill it: it is not big enough at one meale to satisfie a bird, and yet the whole world cannot satisfie it.

The human heart is like the millstone in a mill; when you put wheat under it, it turns and grinds the wheat into flour. - If you put no wheat in, it still grinds on, but then it is itself it grinds and slowly wears away.

The nice, calm, cold thought, which in women shapes itself so rapidly that they hardly know it as thought, should always travel to the lips by way of the heart. - It does so in those women, whom all love and admire.

The tiny flame that lights up the human heart is like a blazing torch that comes down from heaven to light up the paths of mankind. For in one soul are contained the hopes and feelings of all Mankind.

The ways of the heart, like the ways of providence, are mysterious.

The wrinkles of the heart are more indelible than those of the brow.

There are many persons the brilliancy of whose minds depends on the heart. - When they open that, it is hardly possible for it not to throw out some fire.

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

To judge human character rightly a man may sometimes have very small experience provided he has a very large heart.

Trust your intuitive heart.

Want and wealth equally harden the human heart, as frost and fire are both alien to the human flesh. - Famine and gluttony alike drive away nature from the heart of man.


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