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Cornerstones highlights thought-provoking quotes from notable folks.

Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank

I think there is only one quality worse than hardness of heart and that is softness of head.
Theodore Roosevelt

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Benjamin Franklin

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

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Margaret Thatcher

There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.
Robert Frost

It is a weakness that I lead from my heart, and not my head?
Diana, Princess of Wales

Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.
Matthew 5:8 (KJV)

The heart is the best reflective thinker.
Wendell Phillips

It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see.
Thomas Carlyle

Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.
Albert Einstein

If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.
Emily Dickinson

What stronger breastplate than a heart untainted.
William Shakespeare

It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise.
Sara Teasdale

The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers.
Deepak Chopra

I wish I were a little girl again because skinned knees are easier to fix than a broken heart.
Julia Roberts

Nothing is less in our power than the heart, and far from commanding we are forced to obey it.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Hearts can break. Yes, hearts can break. Sometimes I think it would be better if we died when they did, but we don't.
Stephen King

Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.
Proverbs 4:23 (KJV)