Heartworks Quotes

One of the great joys I experienced with writing Your Heart Knows the Answer was collecting wonderful heart quotes or pearls of wisdom that I used throughout the text and for inspiration. Here are some of my favorites:​


​​Now for some heart work.

Rainer Maria Rilke


No one knows how to love who has no tenderness or mercy toward the wounded heart of another.

Marianne Williamson


When we are connected to our hearts, we can hear the small voice that says with quiet confidence, “Breathe. You can do this.”

Oriah Mountain Dreamer


The heart at rest sees a feast in everything.

Hindi (Asian Indian proverb)


As I listen first to my heart and then my mind, I find that the Universe does speak to me with gentle clarity.

Julia Cameron


Compassion is having an ear in your heart.



For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

Matthew 6:21


It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery


What the mind makes cloudy, the heart makes perfectly clear.

Don Henley


Heaven … more a verb than a noun, more a condition than a place, is all about leading with the heart in whatever broken or ragged state it’s in, stumbling forward in faith until, from time to time, we miraculously find our way.

Alice Walker​


Now join your hands and with your hands your hearts.



Where is your heart … If you give you heart to each and every thing, you lead it nowhere … you destroy your heart.

Nezahualcoyotl, Aztec poet


Prayer is an attitude of the heart.

Larry Dossey


Tenacity is when you follow your heart—when the whole world is screaming to get back into your head.

Sonia Choquette


God is never closer than when the space between two hearts narrows.

Joan Borysenko


When you are centered in your heart, fear has no power at all.



The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.

The Dharmapada


Truth is the only thing that stands between broken hearts and wholeness.

Sarah Ban Breathnach


Heart to heart, we can always hear one another.

Jacqueline Small


The heart that breaks open can contain the whole universe.

Joanna Macy​


The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller


The heart has its reasons.

Thomas Moore​


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