By the practice of meditation, you will find that you are carrying within your heart a portable paradise.
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
It takes love in your Heart to invest in aspects that we ourselves may not get to enjoy the fruits of.
Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.
Never let hard lessons harden your heart; the hard lessons of life are meant to make you better, not bitter.
One ought to hold on to one's heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Love + Heart quotes ⇑Love Quotes
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. And that's what you've given me. That's what I'd hoped to give you forever
Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.
I think... if it is true that there are as many minds as there are heads, then there are as many kinds of love as there are hearts.
What does the brain matter compared with the heart?
May God break my heart so completely that the whole world falls in.
If you do something for your child it's a joy. If you do something for the child on the street, it's your duty that you're fulfilling. When your heart is barren, when your heart is bereft of love, then only you can perform duty.
Sexual gratification alone does not satisfy the heart; without real love, the heart will remain hollow.
Have only love in your heart for others. The more you see the good in them, the more you will establish good in yourself.
Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.
Do what you love, love what you do, and with all your heart give yourself to it.
Every lover is, in his heart, a madman, and, in his head, a minstrel.
Until this moment, I had not realized that someone could break your heart twice, along the very same fault lines.
One love, one heart... Let's get together and feel all right
Then he made one last effort to search in his heart for the place where his affection had rotted away, and he could not find it.
Hearts Live By Being Wounded
For a long time, she held a special place in my heart. I kept this special place just for her, like a "Reserved" sign on a quiet corner table in a restaurant. Despite the fact that I was sure I'd never see her again.
What she had realized was that love was that moment when your heart was about to burst.
I'm the kind of boy that can fall in love with any girl because I love with the heart, not the eyes.
If I were rain, That joins sky and earth that otherwise never touch, Could I join two hearts as well?
Short + Heart quotes ⇑Short Quotes
To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.
I am the Self in the heart of all creatures: I am their Origin, Existence, and Finality.
To those who are not kind, show kindness. To those who are mean, show bigness of heart.
Your face is a reflector— your heart is the foundation upon which the reflection is based
Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others think.
A good story should make you laugh, and a moment later break your heart.
May your heart always be joyful. May your song always be sung.
I only have one heart, and I'm saving it.
Life + Heart quotes ⇑Life Quotes
Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but - I hope - into a better shape.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
If you do not know how to address the most serious aspects of life lightly, life will sit heavy upon your heart
Believe in your heart that you're meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic and miracles.
Be still, sad heart! and cease repining; Behind the clouds is the sun still shining; Thy fate is the common fate of all, into each life, some rain must fall
On this battlefield man has no better weapon than his intelligence, no other force but his heart.
If there is no love in your heart, you are anyway an adulteress. For convenience and comfort if you have given yourself to any aspect of life, not necessarily a man or a woman for that matter. Without love in your heart, if you have given yourself to any aspect of life you are an adulterer
Our lives become beautiful not because we are perfect. Our lives become beautiful because we put our heart into whatever we do
If you want to explore the deepest dimensions of life playfully, you need a heart full of love, a joyful mind, and a vibrant body
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
Inspirational + Heart quotes ⇑Inspirational Quotes
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right - for you'll be criticized anyway.
To care about your outward appearance is important, but what's more important is to have a beautiful soul.
If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.
When you look for a man- what you want to look for is a man with the heart of a poor boy and the mind of a conqueror.
It doesn't matter what you did or where you were...it matters where you are and what you're doing. Get out there! Sing the song in your heart and NEVER let anyone shut you up!!
You can have everything you want if you can put your heart and soul into everything you do.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, don't you?
God + Heart quotes ⇑God Quotes
The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped. My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to him in song.
I am seated in the hearts of all living beings, and from Me come memory, knowledge, as well as forgetfulness.
Remembrance of God is to the heart as water is to a fish; see what happens to a fish when it is taken out of water
You must convince your heart that whatever God has decreed is most appropriate and most beneficial for you.
He who keeps his heart near God will find peace and tranquility, whilst he who gives his heart to the people will find restlessness and apprehension.
Just behind the words of your speech, just behind your thoughts, just behind the love of your heart, just behind your will, just behind your sense of I-ness, is the great spirit of God.
Never think that God does not answer your prayers. Every word you have whispered to Him He has written in His heart, and someday He will answer you.
A woman's heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her.
When the body and mind begin to get restless after sitting in the stillness as long as you can, that is the time to practice devotion. Talk to God from the heart.
All Heart Quotes ⇑
Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.
Being fit for life means- hardness in the body, sharpness in your mind & softness in your heart.
The happiness of one's own heart alone cannot satisfy the soul; one must try to include, as necessary to one's own happiness, the happiness of others.
Sometimes all a person wants is an empathetic ear; all he or she needs is to talk it out. Just offering a listening ear and an understanding heart for his or her suffering can be a big comfort.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words.
Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education: they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
One of the things that makes me who I am is the loyalty I have to people I hold close to my heart.
Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart
Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.
We have three kinds of family. Those we are born to, those who are born to us, and those we let into our hearts.
Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that you have received - only what you have given: a full heart, enriched by honest service, love, sacrifice and courage.
Open your eyes to the beauty around you, open your mind to the wonders of life, open your heart to those who love you, and always be true to yourself.
Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.
If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher.
Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.
Run my dear, from anything that may not strengthen your precious budding wings. Run like hell my dear, from anyone likely to put a sharp knife into the sacred, tender vision of your beautiful heart.
The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths it has its pearls too
You can close your eyes to the things you don't want to see, but you can't close your heart to the things you don't want to feel.
Does money upset the hearts of learned men? He answered, "men whose hearts are changed by money are not learned"
The beauty of the world... has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you
Today I forgive all those who have ever offended me. I give my love to all thirsty hearts, both to those who love me and to those who do not love me.
Do not let arrogance go to your head and despair to your heart; do not let compliments go to your head and criticisms to your heart; do not let success go to your head and failure to your heart.
It's your life; you don't need someone's permission to live the life you want. Be brave to live from your heart.
There was beauty in the idea of freedom, but it was an illusion. Every human heart was chained by love.
I can offer you my life, but it is a short life; I can offer you my heart, though I have no idea how many more beats it shall sustain
I am not the one of us who has no heart.
"What happens when people open their hearts?" "They get better."
No amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man will store up in his ghostly heart.
Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.
When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
How frail the human heart must be- a mirrored pool of thought.
The most confused you will ever get is when you try to convince your heart and spirit of something your mind knows is a lie.
That which God said to the rose, and caused it to laugh in full-blown beauty, He said to my heart, and made it a hundred times more beautiful.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart
Speak tenderly; let there be kindness in your face, in your eyes, in your smile, in the warmth of your greeting. Always have a cheerful smile. Don't only give your care, but give your heart as well.
Dear friend, Your heart is a polished mirror. You must wipe it clean of the veil of dust that has gathered upon it, because it is destined to reflect the light of divine secrets.
Fair speech may hide a foul heart.
Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.
It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart: the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.
Because fear kills everything... Your mind, your heart, your imagination.
Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart.
His grief he will not forget; but it will not darken his heart, it will teach him wisdom.
The words with which a child's heart is poisoned, whether through malice or through ignorance, remain branded in his memory, and sooner or later they burn his soul.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Watch out for intellect, because it knows so much it knows nothing and leaves you hanging upside down, mouthing knowledge as your heart falls out of your mouth.
Forget yesterday - it has already forgotten you. Don't sweat tomorrow - you haven't even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift - today.
Stop punishing yourself for being someone with a heart. You cannot protect yourself from suffering. To live is to grieve. You are not protecting yourself by shutting yourself off from the world. You are limiting yourself.
The aim of literature ... is the creation of a strange object covered with fur which breaks your heart.
The heart of another is a dark forest, always, no matter how close it has been to one's own.
I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the Heart's affections and the truth of the Imagination.
This creature softened my heart of stone. She died and with her died my last warm feelings for humanity.
Solitude has soft, silky hands, but with strong fingers it grasps the heart and makes it ache with sorrow.
You are my courage, as I am your conscience... You are my heart... and I, your compassion. We are neither of us whole, alone
If someone comes along and shoots an arrow into your heart, it's fruitless to stand there and yell at the person. It would be much better to turn your attention to the fact that there's an arrow in your heart
The fact is, the heart and mind aren't always friendly. And in my case, they're barely speaking.
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
He was still too young to know that the heart's memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past.
If you can love someone with your whole heart, even one person, then there's salvation in life. Even if you can't get together with that person.
Devotion means an enduring sweetness of your heart; a kind of sweetness, that does not depend on any outside help.
One third of the food produced in the world gets wasted, while one in nine people don't have enough to eat. This is not a failure of agriculture - it is a failure of the human heart
If your heart is full with love, there is no such thing as service, as it is a great privilege to do whatever is needed for all that you behold in your love.
Statistics cannot consider what is beating in the human heart. If only we can stoke that, if only we can stir up what is happening in individual hearts, miracles are possible
It doesn't matter what we are doing. Whether we are sweeping the floor, or managing the country. If we are putting our heart into what we are doing, it is beautiful to be doing that activity
Why does your compassion only go out to human beings, and not to other creatures as well? Do you think that they are lesser forms of life than you? If so, you're too identified with your own form
I am impartial toward all beings. To Me none is hateful, none is dear. But those who give Me their heart's love are in Me, as I am in them
Remember that every time you worry, you put on a mental brake; and in struggling against that resistance, you place strain on your heart and mind.
Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts
These pictures are my heart. And if my heart was a canvas, every square inch of it would be painted over with you.
Do you know the feeling, when your heart is so hurt, that you could feel the blood dripping?
Then love knew it was called love. And when I lifted my eyes to your name, suddenly your heart showed me my way
We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship is formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over; so in a series of kindnesses there is at last one which makes the heart run over.
It is because I think so much of warm and sensitive hearts, that I would spare them from being wounded.
Are the days of winter sunshine just as sad for you, too? When it is misty, in the evenings, and I am out walking by myself, it seems to me that the rain is falling through my heart and causing it to crumble into ruins.
The heart can think of no devotion Greater than being shore to the ocean- Holding the curve of one position, Counting an endless repetition.
Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart.
The heart dies a slow death, shedding each hope like leaves until one day there are none. No hopes. Nothing remains.
I'll love you with all my heart, in every life, through every death. I will not be bound by anything but my love for you.
All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
If I were the rain... that binds together the Earth and the sky, whom in all eternity will never mingle... Would I be able to bind two hearts together?
But if you come at just any time, I shall never know at what hour my heart is to be ready to greet you.
Whatever you do or give, one thing is most important - that you do it with a truly loving heart.
Devotion is the secret key, for God cannot resist the outpourings of great love from a true devotee's heart.
Make my soul Thy temple! Make my heart Thine altar! Make my love Thy home!
Save the heart from overwork; fear and anger overtax it. Give rest to the heart by the Self-Realization method, and cultivate a peaceful attitude of mind.
So long as we believe in our heart of hearts that our capacity is limited and we grow anxious and unhappy, we are lacking in faith. One who truly trusts in God has no right to be anxious about anything.
"I've never minded it," he went on. "Being lost, that is. I had always thought one could not truly be lost if one knew one's own heart. But I fear I may be lost without knowing yours."
my heart has more rooms in it than a whore house
So come with me, where dreams are born, and time is never planned. Just think of happy things, and your heart will fly on wings, forever, in Never Never Land!
Somewhere, far down, there was an itch in his heart, but he made it a point not to scratch it. He was afraid of what might come leaking out.
Instead of the word 'love' there was an enormous heart, a symbol sometimes used by people who have trouble figuring out the difference between words and shapes.
[On Disneyland] Here you leave today and enter the world of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy.
"What's your heart telling you to do?" "I don't know." "Maybe, you're trying too hard to hear it."
I'd rather be called a boy and play with paper airplanes than be called a man and play with a girl's heart.
I want to reach out and grab his hand and hold it to me, right over my heart, right where it aches the most. I don't know if doing that would heal me or make my heart break entirely, but either way this constant hungry waiting would be over.
Most people were heartless about turtles because a turtle's heart will beat for hours after it has been cut up and butchered. But the old man thought, I have such a heart too.
Whoever comes to me finds me a mirror to whatever is in his heart. Thus, I try to help him to see qualities in himself that he needs to overcome.
But I watch my brothers give their hearts away and I think, Don't you know better? Hearts are breakable. And I think even when you heal, you're never what you were before.
I'll love you until my very last breath. Every beat of my heart is yours. I don't want to die without you knowing that.
The more often he feels without acting, the less he will be able ever to act, and, in the long run, the less he will be able to feel.
A man does not recover from such devotion of the heart to such a woman! He ought not; he does not.
"Can you hear my heart?" I want to ask him. "I want you to make a list of all your favorite things, and I want to be on it."
I gave him my heart, and he took and pinched it to death; and flung it back to me. People feel with their hearts... and since he has destroyed mine, I have not power to feel for him.
A pain stabbed my heart, as it did every time I saw a girl I loved who was going the opposite direction in this too-big world.
Did my heart love till now? forswear it, sight! For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night.
Our hearts, they need a mirror, Tessa. We see our better selves in the eyes of those who love us.
He does something to me, that boy. Every time. It's his only detriment. He steps on my heart. He makes me cry.