Human Heart Quotes by Eknath Easwaran, Billy Graham, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Albert Camus, Sarah Waters, Vaclav Havel and many others.
I said that the world is absurd, but I was too hasty. This world in itself is not reasonable, that is all that can be said. But what is absurd is the confrontation of this irrational and the wild longing for clarity whose call echoes in the human heart.
The power for authentic leadership is found not in external arrangements, but in the human heart.
I researched children’s rights, divorce law, and parental kidnapping. Millions of children and parents are touched by the inadequacy of the legal system to deal with the human heart.
Men are climbing to the moon, but they donвЂ™t seem interested in the beatingВ humanВ heart.
You were born with the power to change others. You change people by the way you treat them. That is what changes the human heart.
The central ideas of Christianity, an angry God and vicarious atonement, are contrary to every fact in nature, as also to the better aspirations of the human heart; they are, in our present stage of enlightenment, absurd, preposterous, and blasphemous propositions.
The human heart is not unchanging (nay, changes almost out of recognition in the twinkling of an eye).
There’s nothing more inspiring than the complexity and beauty of the human heart.
One of the permanent possessions of the human heart is the memory of its noble enthusiasms.
There is a cowardly propensity in the human heart that delights in oppressing somebody else, and in the gratification of this base desire we always select a victim that can be outraged with safety.
Tear down the mosque, the temple, everything in sight. But don’t break a human heart. For that is where God resides.
ThereвЂ™s no accounting for the mysteries of the human heart
Next to love, Sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart.
At the centre of the human heart is the longing for an absolute good, a longing which is always there and is never appeased by any object in this world.
Equipment has heart, human heart, inside it.
The human heart is always drawn by love.
An effective proclamation of the Gospel in contemporary Western society will need to confront directly the widespread spirit of agnosticism and relativism which has cast doubt on reason’s ability to know the truth, which alone satisfies the human heart’s restless quest for meaning.
No writer, no matter how gifted, immortalizes himself unless he has crystallized into expressive and original phrase the eternal sentiments and yearnings of the human heart.
When all is said and done, the only change that will make a difference is the transformation of the human heart.
The Human heart is an idol factory.
The summer Night comes brooding down on Earth, As Love comes brooding down on human hearts, With bliss that hath no utterance save rich tears. She floats in fragrance down the smiling dark, Foldeth a kiss upon the lips of Life– Curtaineth into rest the weary world– And shuts us in with all our hid delights.
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
The veneration of Mary is inscribed in the very depths of the human heart
[The heart is] really a fascinating organ. It’s about the only organ in the body that you can really witness its function. Doing things. And so on. Some of the other organs you can witness, like the intestines, will have this sort of peristaltic motion. But nothing that can compare with the activity of the human heart.
Kaz’s wilder work captures the great beauty of the human heart and the natural world.
Love for the Lord is not an ethereal, intellectual, dreamlike thing; it is the intensest, most vital, most passionate love of which the human heart is capable.
Eucharistic worship is not so much worship of the inaccessible transcendence as worship of the divine condescension, and it is also the merciful and redeeming transformation of the world in the human heart
One who understands the relationships between the human heart and the human mind will always out-hack those who chase after an ever-changing technology.
Sir,вЂ™ said Stephen, вЂI read novels with the utmost pertinacity. I look upon them–I look upon good novels–as a very valuable part of literature, conveying more exact and finely-distinguished knowledge of the human heart and mind than almost any other, with greater breadth and depth and fewer constraints.
every human heart beat is a universe of possibilities.
The human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return.
The human heart is the only thing in this world that weighs more when it is broken
Ultimately, the decision to save the environment must come from the human heart. The key point is a call for a genuine sense of universal responsibility that is based on love, compassion and clear awareness.
The greatest need of our age and of every age, the greatest need of every human heart, is to know the resources and sufficiency of God.
A DIVINE IMAGE Cruelty has a human heart, And Jealousy a human face; Terror the human form divine, And Secresy the human dress. The human dress is forged iron, The human form a fiery forge, The human face a furnace sealed, The human heart its hungry gorge.
Repentance is something that is brought about in the human heart by the work of God the Holy Spirit.
There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.
Hope burns eternal in the human heart.
There is only one way into the Kingdom of Heaven, but there are many ways into the human heart: and the Church of Christ, ln its mission of promulgating truth and turning souls of righteousness, has legitimate use for every avenue of the heart.
The great benefit of science is that it can contribute tremendously to the alleviation of suffering at the physical level, but it is only through the cultivation of the qualities of the human heart and the transformation of our attitudes that we can begin to address and overcome our mental suffering…
A strange thing, the human heart in general, and woman‘s heart in particular.
Something deep in the human heart breaks at the thought of a life of mediocrity.
Hell lies at the bottom of the human heart.
In the human heart there is a built-in obsolescence factor. It does not matter how powerful and influential you are, how much education you have, how selfcontrolled or holy you consider yourselfвЂ”your heart, if you do not guard it, will break down.
No human heart is denied empathy. No religion can demolish that by indoctrination. No culture, no nation and nationalism – nothing can touch it because it is empathy.
More than blood passes through the human heart.
Works of Art are meant to connect the human heart to inspiration, for cosmic consciousness to grow in the Supreme Reality rooted in Life and Being.
Relational trust is built on movements of the human heart such as empathy, commitment, compassion, patience, and the capacity to forgive.
the problems of the human heart in conflict with itself which alone can make good writing because only that is worth writing about, worth the agony and the sweat
There lurks, perhaps, in every human heart a desire of distinction, which inclines every man first to hope, and then to believe, that Nature has given him something peculiar to himself.
The literary story is a story that deals with the complicated human heart with an honest tolerance for the ambiguity in which we live. No good guys, no bad guys, just guys: that is, people bearing up in the crucible of their days and certainly not always – if ever – capable of articulating their condition.
The human heart is an idol factory that takes good things like a successful career, love, material possessions, even family, and turns them into ultimate things. Our hearts deify them as the center of our lives, because, we think, they can give us significance and security, safety and fulfillment, if we attain them.
No matter how much light I carry within me, there will always be times of feeling lost, being confused, seeking direction. It is the way of the human heart.
Of the total creative effort represented in a finished work, 75 percent or more of a writer’s labor goes into designing the story designing story tests the maturity and insight of the writer, his knowledge of society, nature, and the human heart.В Story demands both vivid imagination and powerful analytic thought.
The only thing that a man may do that is new, is to write himself on human hearts.
The human heart becomes softened by hearing of instances of gentleness and consideration.
I admitted that I did not understand life. What I meant was that I am bewildered by human hearts and motivations, including my own.
Nothing is old, nothing is new, save the light of grace underneath which beats a human heart.
For Mercy has a human heart Pity, a human face: And Love, the human form divine, And Peace, the human dress.
What does it mean to be human, and what is at the human heart, and is there a soul, or is that all there is? Can an artificial being be intelligent? Is ‘intelligent’ the definition of humanity, or is it something deeper?
Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth; and God has placed in the human heart a desire to know the truth- in a word, to know himself- so that, by knowing and loving God, men and women may also come to the fullness of truth about themselves.
BLINDSIGHT is fearless: a magnificent, darkly gleaming jewel of a book that hurdles the contradictions inherent in biochemistry, consciousness, and human hearts without breaking stride.
One of the greatest accomplishments in this world would be that of lifting human hearts. Blessed are they who are kind and considerate of the feelings of other people.
Some people say that our salvation lies with God, or with God’s Son, yet is not the human heart the place where such Divinity is found? Therefore open your heart, and open TO your heart, that you may hear its call to reflect, to be meek, and to be responsible.
The coming of Jesus at Bethlehem brought joy to the world and to every human heart. may His coming this Christmas bring to each one of us that peace and joy that He desires to give.
The human heart, as of course we all know is essentially good
Nothing is stronger than the will of the human heart.
The human heart will seek to be known, understood, and connected with above all else. If you do not connect, the ones you care about will find someone who will.
Wealth and want equally harden the human heart.
Literature is the voice of the human heart.
It is great, and there is no other greatness-to make one nook of God’s Creation more fruitful, better, more worthy of God; to make some human heart a little wiser, manlier, happier-more blessed.
I have heard, Mr. Holmes, that you can see deeply into the manifold wickedness of the human heart.
Every human heart cries and yearns for the same thing: a chance to fulfill his or her own dreams and desires. Even the poorest man has a dream.
Each of us in our own way can try to spread compassion into people’s hearts. Western civilizations these days place great importance on filling the human brain with knowledge, but no one seems to care about filling the human heart with compassion. This is what the real role of religion is.
The human heart is the same the world over.
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.
Shakespeare speaks for the human heart but Dickens speaks for the social man and for injustices.
The human heart is my school.
There can be a fundamental gulf of gracelessness in a human heart which neither our love nor our courage can bridge.
The struggle to the top alone will make a human heart SWELL.
I felt that I wanted the world to be in uniform and at a sort of moral attention forever; I wanted no more riotous excursions with privileged glimpses into the human heart.
What an enormous magnifier is tradition! How a thing grows in the human memory and in the human imagination, when love, worship, and all that lies in the human heart, is there to encourage it
Readers no longer need novelists to tell us what it’s like to cross the world on a ship or fight a war. In the twenty-first century, we get that information in other ways. The thing that’s still a mystery to us is the human heart. What we want is to understand people, what they’re doing, and why they’re doing it.
No iron spike can pierce a human heart as icily as a period in the right place.
I think that music, being an expression of the human heart, or of the human being itself, does express just what is happening – the whole of human experience at the particular time that it is being expressed.
Would you have your songs endure? Build on the human heart.
In every human heart is a place where you put all your broken dreams. When something doesn’t work out, no matter what it may be, you just have to give it up and stuff it in with your broken dreams. And make sure you keep the lid on tight.
Criticism will plant FEAR in the human heart, or resentment, but it will not build love or affection.
If we do not appreciate the sensitivity and subtlety of the human heart, how can we appreciate the sensitivity and subtlety of the natural world?
Peter Cooper looks at the world with an artist‘s eye and a human heart and soul. His songs are the work of an original, creative imagination, alive with humor and heartbreak and irony and intelligence, with truth and beauty in the details. Deep stuff. And they get better every time you listen to them.
The complexity of economics can be calculated mathematically. Write out the algebraic equation that is the human heart and multiply each unknown by the population of the world.
Gold adulterates one thing only,–the human heart.
Loyalty is the holiest good in the human heart.
The sovereignty of God is the one impregnable rock to which the suffering human heart must cling. The circumstances surrounding our lives are no accident: they may be the work of evil, but that evil is held firmly within the mighty hand of our sovereign God.
Wealth and want equally harden the human heart…
Christian Research Institute want to remain relevant with respect to the culture’s issues and the reason we want to do that is so that people can use the deviations as spring boards or opportunities to share the truth, light, grace and peace that only Jesus Christ can bring to the human heart.
To allot God a secondary place in life was, to me, inconceivable. Though He is the sole Owner of the cosmos, silently showering us with gifts from life to life, one thing yet remains which He does not own, and which each human heart is empowered to withhold or bestow – man’s love.
When bad things turn good, the reason can usually be found in the human heartвЂ”sometimes in the hearts of great masses of people, sometimes in the heart of a solitary soul.
No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion.
Every so often we hear people clamor for a change. Let’s change the Constitution, change the form of Government, change everything for better or worse except to change the only thing that needs changing first: The human heart and our standard of success and human values.
I have a profound dislike for showing off one’s material wealth. This is insensitive and it is not what human hearts are made for. But what I like about China and sometimes miss in Europe is the entrepreneurial spirit of our young people, their ambition and dynamism.
All religions are essentially the same in their goal of developing a good human heart so that we may become better human beings.
In the human heart there is a ceaseless birth of passions, so that the destruction of one is almost always the establishment of another.
My life is a story about who God is and what He does in a human heart.
The human heart is a mysterious and sometimes dark place.
I’m only interested in stories that are about the crushing of the human heart.
The human heart is bigger than the world.
For a believer, Christian faith is true to the human heart, not in the sense that any old thing we fancy believing in will become conveniently true – but because the complicated truth about our hearts, as we struggle to perceive it, tells us what we are and where we are, and consequently what we need.
There is only One Being who can satisfy the last aching abyss of the human heart, and that is the Lord Jesus Christ.
I don’t know what is better than the work that is given to the actor – to teach the human heart the knowledge of itself.
The greatest mystery of all is the human heart.
But the meaning of life is not . . . explained by one’s business life, nor is the deep desire of the human heart answered by a bank account.
I was obliged, at last, to come to the conclusion that the contemplation of nature alone is not sufficient to fill the human heart and mind.
It is a great mystery that though the human heart longs for Truth, in which alone it finds liberation and delight, the first reaction of human beings to Truth is one of hostility and fear!
Fearlessness comes from working with the softness of the human heart.
All good government must begin at home. It is useless to make good laws for bad people; what is wanted is this, to subdue the tyranny of the human heart.
Yet I am not more sure that my soul lives, than I am that perverseness is one of the primitive impulses of the human heartone of the indivisible primary faculties, or sentiments, which give direction to the character of Man.
I’ve always taken that as my guiding principle and the rest is just set dressing. You can have dragons in it, or aliens and starships, or a western about a gunslinger, or even literary fiction, and ultimately you’re still writing about the human heart in conflict with itself.