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Yonkers that have hearts of oak at fourscore yeares.
      - Unattributed Author,
        Old Meg of Herefordshire

A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart, his next to escape the censures of the world.
      - Joseph Addison, Sir Roger on the Bench

The heart does not lie.
      - Vittorio Alfieri

The heart must glow before the tongue can gild.
      - William R. Alger

The human heart has a sigh lonelier than the cry of the bittern.
      - William R. Alger

Can you walk on water? You have done no better than a straw. Can you fly in the air? You have done no better than a bluebottle. Conquer you heart; then you may become somebody.
      - Abdullah Ansari of Herat

He who has most of heart knows most of sorrow.
      - Philip James Bailey

I have a heart with room for every joy.
      - Philip James Bailey, Festus
         (sc. A Mountain)

My favoured temple is in an humble heart.
      - Philip James Bailey, Festus
         (sc. Colonnade and Lawn)

There are no little events with the heart. It magnifies everything; it places in the same scale the fall of an empire and the dropping of a woman's glove, and almost always the glove weighs more than the empire.
      - Honore de Balzac

My heart is as pure as the driven slush.
      - Tallulah Bankhead

What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
      - Henry Ward Beecher

Every man must, in a measure, be alone in the world. No heart was ever cast in the same mould as that which we bear within us.
      - Eric Berne, M.D.

A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart is at his left.
      - Bible, Ecclesiastes (ch. X, v. 2)

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?
      - Bible, Jeremiah (ch. XVII, v. 9)

The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I cause the widow's heart to sing for joy.
      - Bible, Job (ch. XXIX, v. 13)

Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.
      - Bible, John (ch. XIV, v. 1)

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:
  But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:
    For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
      - Bible, Matthew (ch. VI, v. 19-21)

Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.
      - Bible, Proverbs (ch. IV, v. 23)

The heart knoweth his own bitterness; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy.
      - Bible, Proverbs (ch. XIV, v. 10)

A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
      - Bible, Proverbs (ch. XV, v. 13)

All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.
      - Bible, Proverbs (ch. XV, v. 15)

A man's heart deviseth his way: but the Lord directeth his steps.
      - Bible, Proverbs (ch. XVI, v. 9)

Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye, neither desire thou his dainty meats:
  For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.
      - Bible, Proverbs (ch. XXIII, v. 6-7)

He fashioneth their hearts alike; he considereth all their works.
      - Bible, Proverbs (ch. XXXIII, v. 15)

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