Absorption in worldly affairs breeds darkness in the heart, and absorption in the affairs of the next world enkindles light in the heart— Uthman ibn Affan
Helpful Affairs Of The Heart quotations
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
There is a tide in the affairs of men
Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head.
Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.
For the last 30 years, I've been leading a life of crime and international intrigue that's involved 40 stamps in my passport, love affairs, and broken hearts to go with each one of them. You would have to live three lifetimes to catch up with just the allegations that follow me!
At my age an affair of the heart is a bypass!
A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her imagination, and then they both speak of it as an affair of 'the heart.
It's better to cry than to be angry; because anger hurts others, while tears flow silently through the soul and cleanses the heart.
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love. Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues. Let every eye negotiate for itself, And trust no agent; for beauty is a witch Against whose charms faith melteth into blood.
Olivier said that drama is an affair of the heart, or it's nothing, and he was right.
Some of the most intense affairs are between actors and characters.
There's a fire in the human heart and we jump into it with the same obsession as we have with our lovers.
You have to go whole heartedly in anything in order to achieve anything worth having.
What I am concerned about in this fast-moving world in a time of crises, both in foreign and domestic affairs, is not so much a program as a spirit of approach, not so much a mind as a heart. A program lives today and dies tomorrow. A mind, if it be open, may change with each new day, but the spirit and the heart are as unchanging as the tides.
People should not judge failed love affairs as failed experiences, but as part of the growth process. Something does not have to end well for it to have been one of the most valuable experiences of a lifetime.
... [the] special relation of women to children, in which the heart of the world has always felt there was something sacred, serves to impress upon women certain tendencies, to endow them with certain virtueswhich will render them of special value in public affairs.
Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.
Let's face it songs are about love, which is, I love you, I don't love you, come here, go away, I miss you, I don't miss you. I'm lonely. I'm not lonely. It's, it's all about affairs of the heart. And we can all relate to those.
In love affairs, there is no mediator like a merry, simple-hearted child - ever ready to cement divided hearts, to span the unfriendly gulf of custom, to melt the ice of cold reserve, and overthrow the separating walls of dread formality and pride.
It may be long before the law of love will be recognised in international affairs. The machineries of government stand between and hide the hearts of one people from those of another.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyways.
The world is full of fools and faint hearts;
and yet everyone has courage enough to bear the misfortunes, and wisdom enough to manage the affairs of his neighbor.
If love makes you sad, you acquire a little depth, a little compassion.
If it makes you happy, you learn how to be joyous. Every relationship should color your soul to a certain degree, don't you think? Every friendship, every love affair - each one should build up the chambers of your heart the way a sea creature builds the chamber of his shell.
Many people are now starting to experience a new energy filtering down through the density of mass consciousness. This energy stirs your spirit to find freedom of expression and amplifies the voice within your heart. This new planetary energy facilitates people in thinking more about the heart and its potentials in all human affairs.
Believe in your heart that you're meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic and miracles.
As one gets older, one can get tired.
But only when your heart gives out does your strength give in. For me, all this is an affair of the heart.
Real Life - the real life of joy we are meant to be living - begins when we restore a sense of reverence to our daily affairs. Today, search for the Sacred in the ordinary with gratitude in your heart and you will surely find it.
Where everyman is participator in the government of affairs, not merely at an election one day in the year but everyday, he will let the heart be torn out of his body sooner than his power be wrested from him by a Caesar or a Bonaparte.
Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart and a pretty soul.
The tension between the governed and the governing is what makes the world go 'round. It's not love, it's that tension, because that tension exists in love affairs. The whole idea of control is at the heart of human relationships. Control and resistance to control.
Writing a poem ... is a kind of possible love affair between something like the heart (that courageous but also shy factory of emotion) and the learned skills of the conscious mind.
Contentment is a state of the heart, not a state of affairs.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
Time, which shows so vacant, indivisible, and divine in its coming, is slit and peddled into trifles and tatters. A door is to bepainted, a lock to be repaired. I want wood, or oil, or meal, or salt; the house smokes, or I have a headache; then the tax; and an affair to be transacted with a man without heart or brains; and the stinging recollection of an injurious or very awkward word,--these eat up the hours.
Of the affairs of love ... my only advice is to be honest. That's your most powerful tool to unlock a heart or gain forgiveness.
Artists live in an imperfect world where affairs of the heart must sometimes be compromised with business.
If you have been brutally broken but still have the courage to be gentle to other living beings, than you're a badass with a heart of an angel.
How many hearts with warm, red blood in them are beating under cover of the woods, and how many teeth and eyes are shining? A multitude of animal people, intimately related to us, but of whose lives we know almost nothing, are as busy about their own affairs as we are about ours.
Constantly practice the habit of inwardly gazing upon God.
You know that something inside your heart sees God. Even when you are compelled to withdraw your conscious attention in order to engage in earthly affairs, there is within you a secret communion always going on.
Acceptance without proof is the fundamental characteristic of religion.
Rejection without proof is the fundamental characteristic of science. In other words, religion has become a matter of the heart and science has become a matter of the mind. This regrettable state of affairs does not reflect the fact that physiologically , one cannot exist without the other. Mind and heart are only different aspects of us.
Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others think.
When Things Fall Apart” and I quote “Life is a good teacher and a good friend. Things are always in transition, if we could only realize it. Nothing ever sums itself up in the way that we like to dream about. The off-center, in-between state is an ideal situation, a situation in which we don't get caught and we can open our hearts and minds beyond limit. It's a very tender, nonaggressive, open-ended state of affairs.
A man that advances in spiritual and in temporal matters at the same time, minding to keep the spiritual first, will not let the temporal lead him; he will not place his heart upon his farm, his horses, or any possession that he has. He will place his desires in heaven, and will anchor his hope in that eternal soil; and his temporal affairs will come up as he advances in the knowledge of God.
Adolescents sense a secret, unique greatness in thems.
elves that seeks expression. They gesture towards the heart when trying to express any of this, a significant clue to the whole affair.
Dignity was the first quality to be abandoned when the heart took over the running of human affairs.
That was our first time together. Interesting, an interesting experience, but not earth-shaking. But then, I never expected it to be earth-shaking, not with him. What I was determined to avoid was emotional entanglement. A passing fling was one thing, an affair of the heart quite another. Of myself I was fairly sure. I was not about to lose my heart to a man about whom I knew next to nothing.