Bleeding Heart Quotes

Bleeding Heart Quotes by Cassandra Clare, Donald Justice, Jodi Picoult, Pierre Trudeau, Margaret Atwood, Anne Lamott and many others.

So John took out of his pocket A knife both long and sh

So John took out of his pocket A knife both long and sharp, And stuck it through his brother’s heart, And the blood came pouring down. Says John to William, “Take off thy shirt, And tear it from gore to gore, And wrap it round your bleeding heart, And the blood will pour no more.
Cassandra Clare
Soon the purple dark must bruise
Lily and bleeding-heart and rose,
And the little Cupid lose
Eyes and ears and chin and nose
Donald Justice
Bleeding heart, he’d called her. Well. He should know. He’d been the first to rip it to pieces.
Jodi Picoult
Society must take every means at its disposal to defend itself against the emergence of a parallel power which defies the elected power.
Pierre Trudeau
Whatever is silenced will clamor to be heard, though silently.
Margaret Atwood
I feel incredibly successful. I make a living as a writer and am able to help support a big family, my church, my bleeding-heart causes.
Anne Lamott
Now I call myself a bleeding heart libertarian. Because I do believe in the principles of Libertarianism as an ideal – because I’m an idealist.
Neil Peart
I’m a ‘bleeding-heart liberal,’ one of those card-carrying Democrats that Rush Limbaugh thinks is a communist. And I’m proud of it.
James Garner
Pay mind to your own life, your own health, and wholeness. A bleeding heart is of no help to anyone if it bleeds to death.
Frederick Buechner
If all these guys think that nothing is going to come out for 100 years, they’re going to act a whole lot more boldly. So we need to get back into the declassification business. This notion of overclassification is not just a bleeding-heart liberal issue. When everything is classified, nothing is classified.
Ted Gup
We wear the mask that grins and lies.
Paul Laurence Dunbar
..we wear the mask that grins and lies, it hides our cheeks and shades our eyes- this debt we pay to human guile; with torn and bleeding hearts we smile.
Paul Laurence Dunbar
So many people there are in politics that they’re overly cautious about laughing at stuff. They’re so damned concerned about what everyone else is thinking. What are they worried about? Nobody ever walked into a show as a bleeding heart liberal and had a comedian undo 30 years of life experience.
Bill Burr
I was a bleeding-heart liberal, until I got a job.
John Popper