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Two faiths were on trial. Human societies, like human beings, live by faith and die when faith dies... At heart, the Great Case was this critical conflict of faiths; that is why it was a great case.
It is not the broken heart that kills, but broken pride, monseigneur.
Care less for your harvest than for how it is shared and your life will have meaning and your heart will have peace.
Painting and sculpture are very archaic forms. It's the only thing left in our industrial society where an individual alone can make something with not just his own hands, but brains, imagination, heart maybe.
My heart is broken by the terrible loss I have sustained in my old friends and companions and my poor soldiers. Believe me, nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won.
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
I have loved my German people and my fatherland with a warm heart. I have done my duty by the laws of my people and I am sorry this time my people were led by men who were not soldiers and that crimes were committed of which I had no knowledge. Germany, good luck.
The heart of a human being is no different from the soul of heaven and earth. In your practice always keep in your thoughts the interaction of heaven and earth, water and fire, yin and yang.
But there is no more spring in my heart than there is on the highroad, where the wind wearies the eyes and the dust rises in whirling clouds.
A willing heart adds feather to the heel,
And makes the clown a winged Mercury.
Prayer is talking with God. God knows your heart and is not so concerned with your words as He is with the attitude of your heart.
When a writer knows home in his heart, his heart must remain subtly apart from it.
Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart.
Corrie ten Boom
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.
Lois McMaster Bujold
Our Country—whether bounded by the St. John's and the Sabine, or however otherwise bounded or described, and be the measurements more or less —still our Country, to be cherished in all our hearts, to be defended by all our hands.
Robert Charles Winthrop
We are adhering to life now with our last muscle — the heart.
Into my heart an air that kills
From yon far country blows:
What are those blue remembered hills,
What spires, what farms are those?
That is the land of lost content,
I see it shining plain,
The happy highways where I went
And cannot come again.
A. E. Housman
We don't often look into these unpleasant details of our great struggle. We all prefer to think that every man who wore the blue or gray was a Philip Sidney at heart.
Rebecca Harding Davis
The family, that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor in our innermost hearts never quite wish to.
I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart.
A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.
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