Heartless Sayings and Quotes

People can be so cruel and callous with each other. While humans tend to have more in common than we realize, we all are capable of hurting others or being heartless. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful heartless quotes.


My brain has no heart, and my heart has no brain. That's why when I speak my mind I appear heartless, and when I do what's in my heart I seem thoughtless.     

Anthony Bautista

He lies there with no heart, but heartless is the last thing you'll call him.     

Sonali Jain

Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.     

Bill Cosby

Not all of our heartless plans work as we intend; nor do all of our good intentions. We are where we are, and we can rarely predict where we will go, no matter how firm our beliefs.     

Michelle Sagara

I made a tin man costume with tin foil and furnace parts because I thought it would help me be more heartless.     

Marcel Dzama

Those who are heartless, once cared too much.     

Frank Ocean

Most people who act heartless have a sweet heart. They just act heartless to protect themselves from getting hurt again.     

Sonya Parker

In life's journey, you will meet all sorts of characters. Always remember, never shed a tear for the heartless, corrupt or insensitive.     

Krystal

Without a mythology, faith is impersonal and heartless.     

Amos Bronson Alcott

It may be true that the law cannot change the heart but it can restrain the heartless.     

Martin Luther King, Jr.

People can be so heartless and dirty.     

Jim Goad

An intellectual, heartless man never becomes an inspired man. It is always the heart that speaks in the man of love; it discovers a greater instrument than intellect can give you, the instrument of inspiration.     

Swami Vivekananda

Heartless retouching should not be the chosen tool to represent women in the beginning of this century.     

Peter Lindbergh

Your mate never talks to you. You live together but don't interact. He has become cold and inconsiderate of your feelings.     

Raymond B. Green

Life without flying unconditionally, life with hindered and heartless ending.     

Tamara Stamenkovic

You know I love you more when you're cold and heartless.     

Charlaine Harris

They call you heartless; but you have a heart and I love you for being ashamed to show it.     

Friedrich Nietzsche

Most heartless people have a heart, they'll just do anything to protect their heart even if it means that they have to break yours.     

Sonya Parker

Just when you give up and think the whole world is heartless, you turn around and face someone so wonderful that they give you a reason to Love again, at least one more time.     

Terry Mark

Adolescence is that time when I think, it can be- it's the cruelest place on Earth. It can really be heartless.     

Tori Amos

A little inhumanity does not describe you as heartless, rather, it is a way of telling others that you have a heart that can get angry.     

Michael Bassey Johnson

The experiences of the heartless are so limited. It is hate that is blind. Love may miss a flaw here and there, but hate misses beauty everywhere.     

Helen McCloy

Perhaps this is just punishment for those who have been heartless, to understand only when nothing can be undone.     

Khaled Hosseini

If you have given up your heart ... you have already lost. A heartless creature is a loveless creature, and a loveless creature is a beast.     

Stephen King

If you can be heartless as the first man who visited the space, then there will be nothing impossibe for you to achieve.     

Michael Bassey Johnson

The insatiable need for heartless power and ruthless control is the telltale sign of an uninitiated man - the most irresponsible, incompetent and destructive force on earth.     

Michael Leunig

There's been an accident,' they said / 'Your servant's cut in half; he's dead.' / 'Indeed,' said Mr. Jones, 'And please, / Send me the half that's got my keys.'     

Harry Graham

Cruelty on most occasions is like the wind, boisterous in itself, and exciting a murmur and bustle in all the things it moves among.     

Walter Savage Landor

A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.     

Proverbs 12:10

From all that terror teaches, / From lies of tongue and pen, / From all the easy speeches / That comfort cruel men, / From sale and profanation / Of honour and the sword, / From sleep and from damnation, / Deliver us, good Lord.     

G.K. Chesterton

You think this cruel? take it for a rule, / No creature smarts so little as a fool.     

Alexander Pope

O you hard hearts, you cruel men of Rome, / Knew you, not Pompey?     

Julius Ceasar

Being cruel to be kind is just ordinary cruelty with an excuse made for it...And it is right that it should be more resented, as it is.     

Ivy-Compton Burnett

Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishment inflicted.     

Constitution of the United States

And most of all would I flee from the cruel madness of love, / The honey of poison-flowers and all the measureless ill.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

To live is to hurt others, and through others, to hurt oneself. Cruel earth! How can we manage not to touch anything? To find what ultimate exile?     

Carol A. Dingle

Though critics may bow to art, and I am its own true lover, / It is not art, but heart, which wins the wide world over. / Though smooth be the heartless prayer, no ear in Heaven will mind it.     

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Yes, I will take a cheerful tone / And feign to share their heartless glee, / But I would rather weep alone / Than laugh amid their revelry.     

Anna Bronte

My joys each after other, in haste are flying, / And leave me dying for her that scorns my crying. / Oh she from hence departs, my love refraining, / For whom, all heartless alas! I die complaining.     

John Wilbye

Cruel, behold my heavy ending, / See what you wrought by your disdaining. / Causeless I die, love still attending / Your hopeless pity of my complaining. / Suffer those eyes which thus have slain me, / With speed to end their killing power, / So shall you prove how love doth pain me, / And see me die still your.     

John Wilbye

Here is cruel Frederick, see! / A horrid wicked boy was he; / He caught the flies, poor little things, / And then tore off their tiny wings, / He killed the birds, and broke the chairs, / And threw the kitten down the stairs; / And oh! far worse than all beside, / He whipped his Mary, till she cried.     

Heinrich Hoffmann

I must let go each little hand; / I must leave all behind. / Oh! don't be cruel to the motherless darlings; / Don't be unkind!     

Henry Clay Work

I'm not heartless. I appear so because I'm afraid of getting hurt. I'm one of those fragile hearts that once cared too much.     

Nitya Prakash

Never care about people’s feelings towards you.     

Jordan Hoechlin

The day your soul has died is the day you don't care about anyone’s pain unless it builds you up or makes you richer.     

Shannon L. Alder

The very fact we use the term 'cold-blooded' as a synonym for 'heartless' should tell you something about the innate bias we primates hold against reptiles. Do not judge other species by your own social norms.     

Becky Chambers

Hardship is meant to modify heartless of man to make feel in the flesh as soft being.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

For women to succeed in politics, business, and entrepreneurial ventures they have to battle against a stereotype of being heartless and unfeminine.     

Karla Crome

If mothers are our first teachers, then having a narcissistic one teaches us that human closeness is terrifying, and the world is a heartless, inconsistent place.     

Koren Zailckas

The problem with certainty is that sometimes it can sound cold and heartless, although it is the most compassionate and supportive answer.     

Yehuda Berg

When women are angry at men, they call them heartless. When men are angry at women, they call them crazy. Sometimes it doesn't stop there.     

Susan Cheever

Even the most innocent person, when cornered, is capable of a heartless crime.     

Yiyun Li

Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.     

Karl Marx

I'm not heartless. I've just learned how to use my heart less.     

Kanye West

The cold, heartless, and/or antisocial people in the world are usually the ones with the biggest hearts.     

Isaiah Harden

I suppose when you want something badly enough when you lose the thing most precious to you, people just become toys, puppets to move around to achieve your goals.     

Sara Wolf