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Thursday, July 05, 2007

Blessed are the pure in heart

"Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well." - Francois.

"A good heart is better than all the heads in the world." - Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873)

"Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

A person's world is only as big as their heart - Tanya A. Moore.

"Words are the voice of the heart." - Confucius

The bible tells us in Matthew 15:18-19 (NKJV)

"But those things which proceed out of the mouth come from the heart, and they defile a man. For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies. "

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery.

The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands. - Robert M. Persig.

All the knowledge I possess everyone can acquire, but my heart is all my own. - Goethe.

Have you found the way that cultivate a pure heart?

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2 comments:

Jennifer said...

Hi Sam,

Very lovely post!

I actually started to write a post on... blessed are the peacemakers but decided to save it. Funny! :-)

I like the truth... a good heart is worth more than all the heads in the world!

Thanks for this,

jen

Sam Chan said...

Hi Jennifer,

Thanks for your nice words. I am glad that you liked this post and find it speaking the truth.

Hmm.. That's not funny. We think alike that's why we tend to post similar kind of thoughts!

“By nature all people are alike, but by education become different”

Best wishes.