quote by Erica Jong

I have accepted fear as a part of life - specifically the fear of change... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back.

— Erica Jong

Contentment Heart Pounding quotations

Heart pounding quote A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to yo
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.

I do a little sign on the court every time i make a shot or a good pass and i pound my chest and point to the sky - it symbolizes that i have a heart for God. It’s something that my mom and I came up with in college and I do it every time I step on the floor as a reminder of who i’m playing for.

The Buddhists say if you meet somebody and your heart pounds, your hands shake, your knees go weak, that’s not the one. When you meet your ‘soulmate’ you’ll feel calm. No anxiety, no agitation.

Heart pounding quote It's better to cry than to be angry; because anger hurts others, while tears flo
It's better to cry than to be angry; because anger hurts others, while tears flow silently through the soul and cleanses the heart.

I'm the walkingest girl around. I like to work at it - really get my heart pounding.

His hooves pound the beat, your heart sings the song.


I like prostitution. My heart has never failed to pound at the sight of one of those provocatively dressed women walking in the rain under the gaslamps, just as the sight of monks in their robes and girdles touches some ascetic, hidden corner of my soul.

Heart pounding quote Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.
Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.

If a mind is just a few pounds of blood, urea, and electricity, how does it manage to contemplate itself, worry about its soul, do time-and-motion studies, admire the shy hooves of a goat, know that it will die, enjoy all the grand and lesser mayhems of the heart ?

Of course, I started as a collector. A true collector. I can remember as if it were only yesterday the heart-pounding excitement as I spread out upon the floor of my bedroom The Edward G. Robinson Collection of Rare Cigar Bands. I didn't play at collecting. No cigar anywhere was safe from me.

When you're in young love your pulse pounds, your palms sweat, and there are butterflies in your stomach. It's like diarrhea for your heart.

Heart pounding quote You have to go whole heartedly in anything in order to achieve anything worth ha
You have to go whole heartedly in anything in order to achieve anything worth having.

My heart is really pounding," I said. "That's how you know you're having fun," Margo said.


Fear pounds on the door to our heart demanding to be let in.

Joy is modest and often comes into our lives like a shy person entering a room; it can take a while to even notice it's there.

Faint heart never won fair lady! Nothing venture, nothing win Blood is thick, but water's thin In for a penny, in for a pound It's Love that makes the world go 'round!

Heart pounding quote Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your h
Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.

Give crowns and pounds and guineas But not your heart away;

Give pearls away and rubies, But keep your fancy free.

I adore art... when I am alone with my notes, my heart pounds and the tears stream from my eyes, and my emotion and my joys are too much to bear.

When you think about Boston, Harvard and M.

I.T. are the brains of the city, and its soul might be Faneuil Hall or the State House or the Old Church. But I think the pulsing, pounding heart of Boston is Fenway Park.

Heart pounding quote Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyways.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyways.

Do you know how it is when one wakes at night suddenly and asks, listening to the pounding heart: what more do you want, insatiable?

And while these pounds were being shed, while the physiological miracles were occurring with the heart and muscle and metabolism, psychological marvels were taking place as well. Just so, the world over, bodies, minds, and souls are constantly being born again, during miles on the road.

Meanwhile music pounded / across hearts opening every valve to the desperate drama of being / a self in a song.

Heart pounding quote Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pret
Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart and a pretty soul.

Come around, feel the sound. Know you make my heart pound. Fill me up, bring me down; when I hear your sound.

It didn't matter whether he was nearby or far away.

His image would drift up into your mind just when you least expected it, shocking you, making your chest pound. Making your heart ache.


Thrilling, illuminating, heart-pounding.

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy reads like a crackling espionage novel and resonates as only the most compelling history can. Abbott brings to vivid life four extraordinary and audacious women, and runs glorious roughshod over all our traditional notions of the role of women in the Civil War.

Heart pounding quote If you have been brutally broken but still have the courage to be gentle to othe
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.

Once I was lost in a forest. I was so afraid. My blood pounded in my chest and I knew my heart's strength would soon be exhausted. I saved myself without thinking. I grasped the two syllables closest to me, and replaced my heartbeat with your name.

If you can't feel, why did you kiss me?" Patch traced a finger along my collarbone, then headed south stopping at my heart. I felt it pounding through my skin. "Because I feel it here, in my heart," he said quietly.

My heart pounds sickeningly and I turn pale.

.. I often feel as if I were dead... I seem to be losing my mind.

Heart pounding quote Believe in your heart that you're meant to live a life full of passion, purpose,
Believe in your heart that you're meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic and miracles.

When you're not 21, it's great to drink because you're not allowed to.

You're a rebel: you gotta get a fake I.D., you gotta find a place to drink it, you gotta sneak in drunk. And if you get away with all that, you're laying in bed, your heart's pounding, you got vomit on your chin. You're like, 'I'm a rebel!' And you are. You're cool.


Typically, when you have a depressed individual, they feel hopeless.

They feel miserable. Their mind is racing, their heart is pounding. They feel anxious. They feel exhausted yet they can't sleep.

Skip meeting him? The butterflies, the pounding heart, the blushing? The part where you enter each other's magnetic fields for the first time, and it's like invisble lines of energy are drawing you together-

Heart pounding quote Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.

There is no way that carrying fifty or sixty extra pounds is easy on your heart, your lungs, or your liver. That's a fact. Every person in the world, no matter what size, shape, or form they are, deserves respect and love. But that doesn't mean we are supposed to pretend that something is healthy when in fact it is not.

I rose to my knees, mouth dry and heart pounding, and paused to finger a rip in my beautiful Dacron bowling shirt. I pushed my fingertip through the hole and wiggled it at myself. Hello, Dexter, where are you going? Hello, Mr. Finger. I don't know, but I'm almost there. I hear my friends calling.

Sometimes, after I'd gone at the coke like one of those snow plows moving up First Avenue, I'd think my heart was over on the dresser, pounding, and I was watching it. I asked some of the doctors who drifted through the intensive-care unit what kind of effect total cocaine abuse has on the heart and they said things like, "Well, there's not enough valid information...." That kind of answer.

Heart pounding quote Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others thi
Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others think.

I was in the emergency room twice with heart palpitations and panic attacks.

As one of my actor friends pointed out: your body doesn't know that you're making art. You think about struggle and challenge and you imagine yourself weighing 302 pounds and being restricted and in despair. Your body doesn't know that that's not the case.

I have physical problems with listening to reggae.

It's weird, I don't know why. It doesn't fit the way my heart pounds, and I feel very bad when I hear it. I have a neighbor--she's a waitress who comes home every night at four in the morning and she plays reggae very loud. I hate that. I can't sleep and I can't wake up either to that music.

I had to really kill off all the religious myths.

In the therapy you really feel every painful moment of your life - it's excruciating, you are forced to realise that your pain, the kind that makes you wake up afraid with your heart pounding, is really yours and not the result of somebody up in the sky. It's the result of your parents and your environment.

My heart's pounding like I'm watching Oprah's farewell season.

God does not weigh criminality in our scales.

We have one absolute, with the seal of authority upon it; and with us an ounce is an ounce, and a pound a pound. God's measure is the heart of the offender,--a balance which varies with every one of us, a balance so delicate that a tear cast in the other side may make the weight of error kick the beam.

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