He who keeps his heart near God will find peace and tranquility, whilst he who gives his heart to the people will find restlessness and apprehension.— Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya
Unbelievable Restless 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.
Because God has made us for Himself, our hearts are restless until they rest in Him.
The search for God means having the courage to set out on a risky path, it means following our restless hearts.
It's better to cry than to be angry; because anger hurts others, while tears flow silently through the soul and cleanses the heart.
Simplification is one of the most difficult things to do.
Restlessness and impatience change nothing except our peace and joy.
Peace does not dwell in outward things, but in the heart prepared to wait trustfully and quietly on Him who has all things safely in His hands.
And if he had judged her harshly? If her life were a simple rosary of hours, her life simple and strange as a bird's life, gay in the morning, restless all day, tired at sundown? Her heart simple and willful as a bird's heart?
Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.
Love demands patience, desire is restless;
What color shall I paint the heart, until you savage it? You shall not ignore me when the time comes, I know, but I may turn to dust before the news reaches you.
It is so rare...to find a complete person, with a soul, a heart and an imagination; so rare for characters as ardent and restless as ours to meet and to be matched together, that I hardly know how to tell you what happiness it gives me to know you.
The ability to calm your soul and wait before God is one of the most difficult things in the Christian life. Our old nature is restless... the world around us is frantically in a hurry. But a restless heart usually leads to a reckless life.
You have to go whole heartedly in anything in order to achieve anything worth having.
A true faith in Jesus Christ will not suffer us to be idle.
No, it is an active, lively, restless principle; it fills the heart, so that it cannot be easy till it is doing something for Jesus Christ.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence.
Men become cannibals of their own hearts;
remorse, regret, and restless impatience usurp the place of more wholesome feeling: every thing seems better than that which is.
Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.
Above all am I convinced of the need, irrevocable and inescapable, of every human heart, for God. No matter how we try to escape, to lose ourselves in restless seeking, we cannot separate ourselves from our divine source. There is no substitute for God.
Our heart is restless until it rests in You.
Knowing that we are fulfilling God's purpose is the only thing that gives rest to the restless human heart.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyways.
The big, blazing truth about man is that he has a heaven-sized hole in his heart, and nothing else can fill it. We pass our lives trying to fill the Grand Canyon with marbles. As Augustine said: Thou hast made us for Thyself, and our hearts are restless until they rest in Thee.
One of the roles I hold really close to my heart is a small "under-five" role I did on "The Young and the Restless." I think I did about four episodes and it meant so much to me, simply because it was my mom's all-time favorite soap.
Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it finds its rest in thee.
Believe in your heart that you're meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic and miracles.
Avoid all refined speculations; confine yourself to simple reflections, and recur to them frequently. Those who pass too rapidly from one truth to another feed their curiosity and restlessness; they even distract their intellect with too great a multiplicity of views. Give every truth time to send down deep root into the heart.
The heart of man is restless until he finds rest in Thee.
I love to go and mingle with the young In the gay festal room--when every heart Is beating faster than the merry tune, And their blue eyes are restless, and their lips Parted with eager joy, and their round cheeks Flush'd with the beautiful motion of the dance.
Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart and a pretty soul.
Visual artists choreograph dances for the eyes, guiding visual journeys in specific ways. But when presented with little or nothing, the journeys of the eyes become erratic and finally still their restless searching. The eye and mind and heart grow quiet, come to rest, and begin to understand their own functioning more deeply.
You made us for yourself, Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in you.
In this creative restlessness beats and pulsates what is most deeply human - the search for truth, the insatiable need for the good, hunger for freedom, nostalgia for the beautiful, and the voice of conscience.
In a restless heart the seed of betrayal lay.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
Man is a restless creature, nomadic at heart.
All was ended now, the hope, and the fear and the sorrow, All the aching of the heart, the restless, unsatisfied longing, All the dull, deep pain, and constant anguish of patience!
His heart, like mine, was ticking off the time allotted to his small restless body.
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.
Thou movest us to delight in praising Thee;
for Thou hast formed us for Thyself, and our hearts are restless till they find rest in Thee.
Europe has been at peace since 1945. But it is a restless peace thats shadowed by the threat of violence. Europe is partitioned. An unnatural line runs through the heart of a very great and a very proud nation Germany. History warns us that until this harsh division has been resolved, peace in Europe will never be secure. We must turn to one of the great unfinished tasks of our generationand that unfinished task is making Europe whole again.
America -- rather, the United States -- seems to me to be the Jew among the nations. It is resourceful, adaptable, maligned, envied, feared, imposed upon. It is warm-hearted, over-friendly; quick-witted, lavish, colorful; given to extravagant speech and gestures; its people are travelers and wanderers by nature, moving, shifting, restless; swarming in Fords, in ocean liners; craving entertainment; volatile. The chuckle among the nations of the world.
Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others think.
Yea, I have looked, and seen November there;
The changeless seal of change it seemed to be, Fair death of things that, living once, were fair; Bright sign of loneliness too great for me, Strange image of the dread eternity, In whose void patience how can these have part, These outstretched feverish hands, this restless heart?
Give heed to the cause of the holy Roman Church, mother of all churches and teacher of the faith, whom you by the order of God, have consecrated by your blood. Against the Roman Church, you warned, lying teachers are rising, introducing ruinous sects, and drawing upon themselves speedy doom. Their tongues are fire, a restless evil, full of deadly poison. They have bitter zeal, contention in their hearts, and boast and lie against the truth.
Spring, which germinated in the earth, moved also with a strange restlessness, in the hearts of... women. As the weeks passed, inextinguishable hope, which mounts with the rising sap, looked from their faces.
Always seek peace between your heart and God, but in this world, always be careful to remain ever-restless, never satisfied, and always abounding in the work of the Lord.
New York does nothing for those of us who are inclined to love her except implant in our hearts a homesickness that baffles us until we go away from her, and then we realize why we are restless. At home or away, we are homesick for New York not because New York used to be better and not because she used to be worse but because the city holds us and we don't know why.