85 Thought-Provoking Quotes About The Heartless

It should be so easy to get along but life is anything but easy. There have to be heartless people to torment regular folks.

It could be your romantic partner who broke your heart. It could be a cruel family member who messed you up. It could be people at work or strangers in the street. It could be powerful people starting wars and killing children and the elderly.

We’re putting our hands together and hoping that your dark days pass. In the meantime, read our thought-provoking heartless quotes.

Thought-Provoking Quotes About The Heartless

Science is not a heartless pursuit of objective information. It is a creative human activity, its geniuses acting more as artists than as information processors. – Stephen Jay Gould

People can be so heartless and dirty. – Jim Goad

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

Catch a cold quote

You are gonna catch a cold from the ice inside your soul.

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

How you can sit there, calmly eating muffins when we are in this horrible trouble, I can’t make out. You seem to me to be perfectly heartless.” “Well, I can’t eat muffins in an agitated manner. The butter would probably get on my cuffs. One should always eat muffins quite calmly. It is the only way to eat them.” “I say it’s perfectly heartless your eating muffins at all, under the circumstances.” – Oscar Wilde

munia khanm quote

Two gentle hearts live together One is yours and another one is also yours Yes! I have given you mine For this reason, sometimes I may seem heartless – Munia Khanm From the poem: Arithmetic

It is a dull sensation, your heart breaking, like the sound of a pebble dropping on the sand. Not a shattering, not a tearing apart, there is nothing shrill or grandiose about the sensation. It is merely an internal realization that something treasured you never knew you had is leaving forever. – Samantha Bruce-Benjamin

People love to say heartless aren’t human like things. But to this day, I still wonder around the fact if they’re perhaps more human than humans find themselves. – Sara Wolf, ‘Bring Me Their Hearts’

Behind every coldhearted person, there is a kind heart which has been treated with coldness for a while. – Pawan

Not sure if I am emotionally strong and can handle everything or if I am a heartless sociopath.

You know I love you more when you’re cold and heartless. – Charlaine Harris

The only people you have to look out for in life are the people that don’t care about anything or anyone. These are the people that end up teaching your children. – Shannon L. Alder

Cold hearts don’t bleed. Still they pray for eternity, never seeing tomorrow. – Ja Rule

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

Be like snow: Beautiful but cold.

Do you think, because I am poor, obscure, plain and little, I am soulless and heartless? You have wrong information! I have as much soul as you, and full as much heart! – Jane Eyre, ‘Charlotte Bronte’

koren zailckas quote

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

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

She informed me that in the future, I was not to throw out Starbucks customers just for being heartless bi***es. – Lauren Miracle

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

If you are good hearted, I will never fail to donate my blood to save you and if you are heartless, I will never fail to gift your blood in crucifying you. – P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

Best way to not get your heart broken, is to pretend you don’t have one. – Charlie Sheen

terry mark quote

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

Did you forget? I’m a heartless wretch! – Davy Jones, ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End’

I am someone who has a cold heart. If I am beside a great grief I throw barriers up so the loss cannot go too deep or too far. There is a wall instantly in place, and it will not fall. – Michael Ondaatje

I am glad you don’t think I am heartless. I am nothing of the kind. I know I am not. And yet I must admit that this thing that has happened does not affect me as it should. It seems to me to be simply like a wonderful ending to a wonderful play. It has all the terrible beauty of a Greek tragedy, a tragedy in which I took a great part, but by which I have not been wounded. – Oscar Wilde

So I did something I’ve never done, and put your live above my own, because no matter how hard I try to convey it, I’m not heartless. I have a heart and… and it beats for you. – Emma Winters

And then suddenly, she turned her emotions off.

martin luther king jr quote

It may be true that the law cannot change the heart but it can restrain the heartless. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

It’s simple. Mankind is a sorry excuse for living creatures. They are cruel, cold, merciless, selfish, heartless, wasteful, greedy, and destructive. But the list goes on. I can spend all night telling you what’s wrong with them, but why bother? – Charles Lee

She released her grievances like handfuls of birdseed: They are there, and they are gone. – Gillian Flynn, ‘Gone Girl’

Without a mythology, faith is impersonal and heartless. – Amos Bronson Alcott

mokokoma mokhonoana quote

Heartless is a label that is all too often wrongly given to someone who is rational by someone who is emotional. – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

I’m a heartless optimist. This combination could make me lethal, but mostly it has led to a successful hermit lifestyle. – Sarah Noffke

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

A man’s vanity is more fragile than you might think. It’s easy for us to mistake shyness for coldness, and silence for indifference. – Lisa Kleypas

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

He lies there with no heart, but heartless is the last thing you’ll call him. – Sonali Jain

susan cheever quote

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

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

The proud, the cold untroubled heart of stone, that never mused on sorrow but its own. – Thomas Campbell

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

Those who are heartless, once cared too much. – Frank Ocean

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

karla crome quote

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

Sentimentality is the respect the cold-hearted pay to feeling. – Mason Cooley

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

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

I don’t like fashion. It’s very heartless. – Paul Simon

To protect your heart from breaking just don’t disclose that you have one. – Senora Roy

marissa meyer quote

Why is a raven like a writing desk, for nothing? They are both so full of poetry in mind, you see. Darkness and whimsy, nightmares and song. – Marissa Meyer, ‘Heartless’

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

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

She was a beautiful woman, fresh-scrubbed and wholesome. Just like his ex-fiancee. A heartless floozy in disguise. – Peggy Webb

Being heartless is better than living with a broken heart! mumbled a bruised soul. – Sadiqua Fathima

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

edmond mbiaka quote

No matter how cold this world gets, please don’t lose touch of morality and allow it to turn your heart cold. – Edmond Mbiaka

Family is supposed to be our safe haven. Very often, it’s the place where we find the deepest heartache. – Iyanla Vanzant

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

I’m not heartless. I’ve just learned how to use my heart less. – Kanye West

I hear the birds singing. Listen. I hear them in their cage. The others-all our kind who know of her-they think of her as heartless, but she wasn’t heartless. She was only aware of things which I didn’t learn till so many decades had passed. She knew secrets that only suffering can teach… – Anne Rice

Society teaches boys not to cry quote.

Society teaches boys not to cry or show their feelings, then act surprised when some men act heartless.

Life sometimes reminds us that it is sometimes heartless by giving something or someone we really need to someone who does not need or even want them or it. – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

It sucks being a heartless bitch and a sensitive bitch at the same time.

Be a fearless bastard and an emotionless bitch.

You claim to be heartless but you’re always doing nice things for other people? You’re just a sweetheart that’s afraid to get hurt again. – Sonya Parker

We become cold to avoid getting hurt quote

We become cold to avoid getting hurt.

Love, with very young people, is a heartless business. We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk; it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine. – Isak Dinesen

It is debatable which is causing us more harm – hot-headed ignorance or cold-hearted intellectualism. – Vance Havner

Why should I apologize for the monster I’ve become? Noone ever apologized for making me this way.

The heart that pumps blood to the organ and fails to pump love to the world is heartless. – P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

autumn quote

My heart was never the problem; it was the lack of yours. – Autumn

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

The accumulation of grief over one lifetime is more then one heart can bear.” Robert explained.” Only the heartless could withstand more. Or the very young,those too naive to truly understand loss. – James Rollins

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’ve learned the best way to prevent your heart from getting broken, is to act like you don’t have one. – Nishan Panwar

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

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

Man who TOY with Woman feelings and emotions are heartless & faithless creatures. But don’t hate them. Show empathy because they are poor & forgotten souls! – Lily Amis

I never want anything but your heart–that gone, you have nothing more to give or get as a person. – Mary Wollstonecraft

You can tell so much about a person from the way that he leaves you.