„To act nobly, a noble heart is not enough. It needs help from a sharp mind.“
— Kurt Cobain American musician and artist 1967 - 1994
„whiskey makes the heart beat faster
but it sure doesn't help the
mind and isn't it funny how you can ache just
from the deadly drone of
— Charles Bukowski, The People Look Like Flowers at Last
— William Faulkner American writer 1897 - 1962
— Sarah Dessen, What Happened to Goodbye
— Arthur Kenney Irish dean 1776 - 1855
„"A good heart will help you to a bonny face, my lad", I continued, "if you were a regular black, and a bad one will turn the bonniest into something worse than ugly."“
— Emily Brontë English novelist and poet 1818 - 1848
Nelly Dean (Ch. VII).
— Abraham Lincoln 16th President of the United States 1809 - 1865
Original quote from William Penn (1693): They have a Right to censure, that have a Heart to help: The rest is Cruelty, not Justice.
„Until we can receive with an open heart, we're never really giving with an open heart. When we attach judgment to receiving help, we knowingly or unknowingly attach judgment to giving help.“
— Brené Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
„Singing cannot much avail, if from within the heart comes not the song; nor can the song come from the heart, unless there be there noble love, heartfelt.“
— Bernart de Ventadorn troubador 1125 - 1195
"Chantars no pot gaire valer", line 1; translation from Alan R. Press Anthology of Troubadour Lyric Poetry (1971) p. 67.