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  • A man's heart changes his countenance, either for good or for evil.
    * Apocrypha -- Ecclesiasticus 13:25

  • We are adhering to life now with our last muscle--the heart.
    * Djuna Barnes

  • People are governed with the head; kindness of heart is little use in chess.
    * Sébastien-Roch Nicolas de Chamfort

  • Men, as well as women, are much oftener led by their hearts than by their understandings.
    * Lord Chesterfield

  • Let my heart be wise.
    It is the gods' best gift.
    * Euripedes

  • All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
    * Goethe

  • Blossoms are scattered by the wind and the wind cares nothing, but the blossoms of the heart no wind can touch.
    * Yoshida Kenko

  • The human heart is like a ship on a stormy sea driven about by winds blowing from all four corners of heaven.
    * Martin Luther

  • The heart has its reason which reason does not know.
    * Blaise Pascal

  • In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.
    * Antonio Porchia

  • Whatever makes an impression on the heart seems lovely in the eye.
    * Sa'di

  • It is only with the heart that one can see right; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
    * Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

  • The heart is forever inexperienced.
    * Henry David Thoreau