— Lois McMaster Bujold, Vorkosigan Saga
Vorkosigan Saga, Memory (1996), Context: Some prices are just too high, no matter how much you may want the prize. The one thing you can't trade for your heart's desire is your heart.
„There is something very good in pride of race if you can be satisfied in your heart it is absolutely genuine and is based on things you have see, heard and felt rather than on those you have read.“
— Margery Allingham English writer of detective fiction 1904 - 1966
The Oaken Heart
„I got God on my side.
I'm just trying to survive.
What if what you do to survive
Kills the things you love?
Fear's a powerful thing;
It can turn your heart black you can trust.
It'll take your God filled soul
And fill it with devils and dust“
— Bruce Springsteen American singer and songwriter 1949
Song lyrics, Devils & Dust (2005), "Devils & Dust"
„If anyone did that, I absolutely apologize. … Because everything we do is based at adults. We're asking adults be responsible. You were telling me about giving your children meat and milk. They're going to be to grow up to be tubs of lard. They're getting heart attacks.“
— Ingrid Newkirk British-American activist 1949
2002, Interview on CNN's Crossfire http://www.animalrights.net/archives/year/2002/000094.html (2002); in response to Tucker Carlson's description of a PETA member campaigning directly to his four-year-old son outside a circus.
„I’m a big believer that if America, if this country hasn’t broken your heart, then you don’t love her enough. Because there’s things that are savagely wrong in this country.“
— Cory Booker 35th Class 2 senator for New Jersey in U.S. Congress 1969
2018, [Rutz, David, Booker: Things Are ‘Savagely Wrong’ in America, https://freebeacon.com/politics/booker-things-savagely-wrong-america/, 21 August 2018, The Washington Free Beacon, August 3, 2018]
— William Wordsworth English Romantic poet 1770 - 1850
„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.“
— Johnny Depp American actor, film producer, and musician 1963
„Then you hang up the phone and feel badly for upsetting things
And crawl back into bed to dream of a time
When your heart was open wide and you love things just because
Like the sick and dying“
— Jenny Lewis American actor, singer-songwriter 1976
Song lyrics, The Execution of All Things (2003), A Better Son/Daughter
— Philippa Gregory, livro A Irmã de Ana Bolena
„Being black in America has little to do with skin color. Being black means that your heart, your soul, your mind, and your body are where the dispossessed are.“
— James H. Cone American theologian 1938 - 2018
Black Theology and Black Power (1969), p. 151