Great Expectations 2012 - Cotvos - William Shakespeare - Nelson Mandela - Blaise Pascal - Arthur Golden - The Christmas No.1 Story TV - The Godfather II 1974 - Miller’s Crossing 1990 - True Grit 1969 - Star Trek: The Next Generation TV - John Marsden - Abigail’s Party 1977 - Charlotte Bronte - The Borgias TV - Sylvia Plath - Nova: Hunting the Hidden Dimension TV - Keeping Britain Alive: The NHS in a Day TV - G K Chesterton - Helen Keller - Jonathan Gray - David Malone TV - John Keats - James Earl Jones - T E Kalem - Confucius - Egypt: Secrets of the Dead TV - Antoine de Saint-Exuperty - Horizon TV - Anthony Mathur - Doris A Taylor - Song of Solomon 8:6 - Ecclesiasticus - Jeremiah 17:9&10 - John 14:1 - Lord Byron - Chris Everard - Weird or What? TV - Christiaan Barnard - David Coleman - Kevin Keegan - Incredible Medicine: Dr Weston’s Casebook TV - Exposure: The Heart Hospital TV - Peaky Blinders TV - Evander Holyfield -
I stole her heart away. And put ice in its place. Great Expectations 2012 starring Jeremy Irvine & Helena Bonham Carter & Ralph Fiennes & Robbie Coltrane & Jason Flemyng & Holliday Grainger & Ewen Bremner & Sally Hawkins & David Walliams & Olly Alexander et al, director Mike Newell, Mrs Haversham
We may seek God by our intellect, but we only can find him with our heart. Cotvos
Who, when my heart, all mad with misery
Beats in the hollow prison of my flesh. William Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus II ii 9-10, Titus
Now let hot Etna cool in Sicily
And be my heart an ever-burning hell. ibid. III i 240-241, Marcus to Titus
O break, my heart, poor bankrupt, break at once! William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet III ii 57, Juliet to self, with Nurse
O serpent heart hid with a flow’ring face. ibid. III ii 73, Juliet to Nurse
Even so void is your false heart of truth. William Shakespeare The Merchant of Venice V i 189, Portia to Bassiano
You lack a man’s heart. William Shakespeare, As You Like It IV iii 165-166, Oliver to Celia
’Tis bitter cold
And I am sick at heart. William Shakespeare, Hamlet I i 6-7, Francisco to Barnado
O Hamlet, thou hast cleft my heart in twain. ibid. III iv 157, Queen to Hamlet
It warms the very sickness in my heart. ibid. IV vii 54, Laertes to King
But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve
For daws to peck at. I am not what I am. William Shakespeare, Othello I i 64-65, Iago
Your heart is burst, you have lost half your soul. ibid. I i 87
Madam, my old heart is cracked, is cracked. William Shakespeare, The History of King Lear II i 90, Gloucester
O, that my heart would burst. ibid. V iii 179, Edgar
... but his flawed heart –
Alack, too weak the conflict to support –
’Twixt two extremes of passion, joy and grief,
Burst smilingly. ibid. V iii 193-196, Edgar
His grief grew puissant and the strings of life
Begin to crack. ibid. V iii 21-214, Edgar
False heart must hide what the false heart doth know. William Shakespeare, Macbeth I vii
For by our ears our hearts oft tainted be. William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece l38
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. Nelson Mandela
The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing. Blaise Pascal
The heart dies a slow death, shedding each hope like leaves until one day there are none. No hopes. Nothing remains. Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha
1952: Al Martino: Here in my heart. The Christmas No.1 Story, BBC 2012
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart! The Godfather II 1974 starring Robert De Niro & Al Pacino & Robert Duvall & Diane Keaton & Talia Shire & Morgana King & John Cazale & Marianna Hill & Lee Strasberg et al, director Francis Ford Coppola, Michael
Look in your heart! Miller’s Crossing 1990 starring Gabriel Byrne & Albert Finney & Marcia Gay Harden & John Turturro & Jon Polito & J E Freeman & Mike Starr & Al Mancini & Richard Woods & Steve Buscemi et al, directors Joel Coen, Bernie to Tom
Who knows what’s in a man’s heart? True Grit 1969 starring John Wayne & Glen Campbell & Kim Darby & Robert Duvall & Jeff Corey & Dennis Hopper & Strother Martin & Ron Soble & John Fiedler et al, director Henry Hathaway, Mattie
My heart was injured. And a replacement was necessary. Star Trek: The Next Generation s2e17: Samaritan Snare, Picard to Ensign Crusher
The first hour after taking cocaine the risk of heart attack increases by twenty-fold. Dr John Marsden, research psychologist
Laurence, you’re going to get heart-burn. Play for Today: Abigail’s Party, written and directed Mike Leigh, starring Alison Steadman ***** BBC 1977
Do you think, because I am poor, obscure, plain and little, I am soulless and heartless? You think wrong! – I have as much soul as you, – and full as much heart! And if God had gifted me with some beauty and much wealth, I should have made it as hard for you to leave me, as it is now for me to leave you! Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre
I promised my sister your heart on a dinner plate. The Borgias s2e5: The Choice, Cesare to sister’s ex, Showtime 2012
I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am. Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
How frail the human heart must be – a mirrored pool of thought. Sylvia Plath, Letters Home
A healthy heartbeat has a distinctive fractal pattern. Nova: Hunting the Hidden Dimension, PBS 2008
Around 282 people will have heart attacks in Britain today. 200 will die. Keeping Britain Alive: The NHS in a Day VIII, BBC 2013
There is a road from the eye to heart that does not go through the intellect. G K Chesterton
The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart. Helen Keller
Both in Egypt and in South America and possibly elsewhere as well – heart transplants are actually pictured in hieroglyphic portrayals. Jonathan Gray, interview Coast to Coast Hidden Discoveries
If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing. Marc Chagall
The heart is unlike any other organ of the human body. It has its own rich language and poetry. David Malone, Heart v Mind: What Makes Us Human? BBC 2012
We view ourselves as ruled by our heads and not our hearts. ibid.
Open-heart surgery is one of the great triumphs of modern medicine. ibid.
Surgeons can’t help but view the heart as a machine. ibid.
I love my three sons with all my heart. ibid.
That poetic language of the heart ... How much is that language just poetry, and how much of that poetic language is an accurate description of something that is true? ibid.
The ancient Egyptians believed that a person would only pass into the afterlife if their heart balanced against the Feather of Truth. ibid.
When we tell lies it is the beating of our hearts that can be traced. ibid.
Aristotle had established the heart not just as the seat of our emotions, and the tenure of truth, but the force in the body that keeps us alive. ibid.
It’s halfway between engineering and art. ibid.