22 Quotes About the Heart Share PINTEREST Email Print Tom Merton / Getty Images By Simran Khurana Simran Khurana Education Expert MBA in Human Resource Development and Management, Narsee Monjee Institution of Management Studies B.S. in Commerce, Accounting, and Finance, University of Mumbai Simran Khurana is the Editor-in-Chief for ReachIvy, and a teacher and freelance writer and editor, who uses quotations in her pedagogy. Learn about our Editorial Process Updated on 01/14/20 If you think with your head, a heart is just an organ that pumps blood. But if you think with your heart, you know that a heart is the core of human existence. A heart feels, emotes, and expresses. With a heart, you can perceive, understand, and judge. Often, a heart is accorded more importance than the brain. Read these heartfelt heart quotes. Sir John Vanbrugh: "Once a woman has given you her heart, you can never get rid of the rest of her." Michael Nolan: "There are many things in life that will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart. Pursue those." Robert Valett: "The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and knows what the mind cannot understand." Blaise Pascal: "The heart has reasons that reason cannot know." Mary Schmich: "Don't be reckless with other people's hearts, don't put up with those who are reckless with yours." Timothy Childers: "To hide the key to your heart is to risk forgetting where you placed it." Buddha: "Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it." François de la Rochefoucauld: "The heart is forever making the head its fool." Kahlil Gibran: "Beauty is not in the face; Beauty is a light in the heart." Confucius: "Wherever you go, go with all your heart." James Earl Jones: "One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can't utter." Robert Tizon: "I would rather have eyes that cannot see; ears that cannot hear; lips that cannot speak, than a heart that cannot love." Lao Tzu: "Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses." Jacques Benigne Bossuet: "The heart has reasons that reason does not understand." Blaise Pascal: "The heart has reasons, which the reason cannot understand." Zig Ziglar: "Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart." Benjamin Franklin: "The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart." Libbie Fudim: "Know in your heart that all things are possible. We couldn't conceive of a miracle if none had ever happened." Swami Sivananda: "Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even into your smallest acts. This is the secret of success." William Shakespeare: "Go to your bosom; knock there, and ask your heart what it doth know…" James Lowell: "One day with life and heart is more than time enough to find a world." Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton: "A good heart is better than all the heads in the world."