80+ Best Heartless Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational heartless quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

Famous Heartless Quotes

When women are angry at men, they call them heartless. When men are angry at women, they call them crazy. – Susanna Kaysen

He did not care if she was heartless, vicious and vulgar, stupid and grasping, he loved her. He would rather have misery with one than happiness with the other. – W. Somerset Maugham

Age after age, the strong have trampled upon the weak; the crafty and heartless have ensnared and enslaved the simple and innocent, and nowhere, in all the annals of mankind, has any god succored the oppressed – Robert Green Ingersoll

A heartless Christian must be a terrible grief to our Lord. – Oswald Chambers

Did you forget? I’m a heartless wretch! – Davy Jones

Accursed, blasted, heartless things [books]! Full of empty promises, full of false lures, always making you hungry, never satisfying you, never! – Cornelia Funke

You must try, the voice said, to become colder. I understood at once. It’s like the bodies of gods: cast in bronze, braced in stone. Only something heartless could bear the full weight. – Jane Hirshfield

All alike, you men. You only want the satisfaction of being through with us first, that’s all. So far I’ve had the good fortune of beating you to it. So I am heartless. – Greta Garbo

You may not be able to change the world, but at least you can embarrass the guilty. – Jessica Mitford

After more than 700 hours of studying this subject, and thoroughly investigating its foundation, I have come to the conclusion that the resurrection of Jesus Christ is one of the most wicked, vicious, heartless hoaxes ever foisted upon the minds of men, or it is the most fantastic fact of history – Josh McDowell

Religious suffering is at once the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the sentiment of the heartless world, as it is the soul of soulless condition. It is the opium of the people. – John Desmond Bernal

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

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

The laughter of man is more terrible than his tears, and takes more forms -hollow, heartless, mirthless, maniacal. – James Thurber

In conclusion, I invite the media to all grow a pair. And if you can’t, I will lend you mine. – Amy Poehler

In many ways one sounds so heartless in dealing with this, but we have to have a practical approach, … We’re not going to solve prostitution, not by passing laws, and after 15 years that’s the bottom line. But when we put these prohibitions in place, it works. If we hit it really hard, they’ll just go someplace else. – Jack Evans

Literary studies were no more than a series of autopsies performed by heartless technicians. Worse than autopsies: biopsies. Vivisection. Even movies, which I love more than anything, more than life itself, they even do it with movies these days. – Stephen Fry

This isn’t cold technology for a cold, heartless society. It serves a real purpose and shows real promise. – Richard Suzman

Science is not a heartless pursuit of objective information; it is a creative human activity. – Stephen Jay Gould

Voting for New Labour is like helping an old lady across the road while screaming ‘Get a move on!’ Even the Tories, who you could once rely on to be completely heartless are pretending to care. – Boy George

My feeling is that for years now it has taken a much too big part in how women are being visually defined today. Heartless retouching should not be the chosen tool to represent women in the beginning of this century. – Peter Lindbergh

I have declared war on the rich who prosper on our poverty, the politicians who lie to us with smiling faces, and all the mindless, heartless, robots who protect them and their property. – Walter Benjamin

To be conservative at 20 is heartless and to be a liberal at 60 is plain idiocy. – Winston Churchill

Show me a frigid woman and, nine times out of ten, I’ll show you a little man. – Julie Burchill

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

A lot of warm vulgarity is incomparably preferable to a little bit of pinched niceness – Caitlin Thomas

Heartless though it may seem to some, among the least harmful things to eat are sustainably culled wild animals. In the absence of natural predators, deer populations in parts of Britain have reached such dense numbers that the woodlands they browse fail to regenerate. – Tristram Stuart

What worries me the most is that most men are so weak. Because of that they act like they don’t care and like machos – because they are too fragile inside. They’re scared of confrontation and afraid of so many things. – Salma Hayek

You have the effrontery to be squeamish, it thought at him. But we were dragons. We were supposed to be cruel, cunning, heartless and terrible. But this much I can tell you, you ape – the great face pressed even closer, so that Wonse was staring into the pitiless depths of his eyes – we never burned and tortured and ripped one another apart and called it morality. – Terry Pratchett

Laughter is regional: a smile extends over the whole face. – Malcolm de Chazal

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

A fashionable wife! Oh! Never will I be anything so heartless! I have pictured for myself a far higher destiny than this. – Will it ever be more than a picture? – Jane Welsh Carlyle

By headless Charles see heartless Henry lies. – Lord Byron

considering that it is impossible to talk about affection and feelings with a heartless man. Maybe drugs have made him so, but now I have had enough of (his) nastiness. – Diego Forlan

Ah! let us love, my Love, for Time is heartless, Be happy while you may! – Alphonse de Lamartine

In my TV job as a police detective, I have to deal with some pretty cold-hearted characters. But I can’t think of anything more heartless than to torment and kill animals in the name of fashion. – Charlotte Ross

No nation deserves to exist if it permits itself to lose the stern and virile virtues; and this without regard to whether the loss is due to the growth of a heartless and all-absorbing commercialism, to prolonged indulgence in luxury and soft, effortless ease, or to the deification of a warped and twisted sentimentality. – Theodore Roosevelt

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

Once a woman passes a certain point in intelligence, it is almost impossible to get a husband: she simply cannot go on listening [to men] without snickering. – H. L. Mencken

Off we skip like the most heartless things in the world, which is what children are, but so attractive; and we have an entirely selfish time, and then when we have need of special attention we nobly return for it, confident that we shall be rewarded instead of smacked. – James M. Barrie

What do I haveto help me, without spell or prayer,endure this hour, endless, heartless, anonymous,the death of love? – Carol Ann Duffy

I was thought to be ‘stuck up.’ I wasn’t. I was just sure of myself. This is and always has been an unforgivable quality to the unsure. – Bette Davis

If you love someone who is ruining his or her life because of faulty thinking, and you don’t do anything about it because you are afraid of what others might think, it would seem that rather than being loving, you are in fact being heartless. – William Wilberforce

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

I believe that laughter is a language of God and that we can all live happily ever laughter. – Yakov Smirnoff

Every time I say something they find hard to hear, they chalk it up to my anger, and never to their own fear. – Ani Difranco

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

Does anyone remember laughter? – Robert Plant

Travelling, one accepts everything; indignation stays at home. One looks, one listens, one is roused to enthusiasm by the most dreadful things because they are new. Good travellers are heartless. – Elias Canetti

All of the incessant debate about development assistance, and whether the rich are doing enough to help the poor, actually concerns less than 1% of rich world income. The effort required of the rich is indeed so slight that to do less is to announce brazenly to a large part of the world: ‘You count for nothing.’ We should not be surprised, then, if in later years the rich reap the whirlwind of that heartless response. – Jeffrey Sachs

Just because I accept you as you are does not mean that I have given up all hope of your improvement. – Ashleigh Brilliant

The worship of the golden calf of old has found a new and heartless image in the cult of money and the dictatorship of an economy which is faceless and lacking any truly human goal. – Pope Francis

Congratulations. You’ve all just been rejected and you’re still alive. We’re trying to create an atmosphere of freedom and fun around asking. Getting a no doesn’t make you a loser and saying no doesn’t make you a heartless monster. No just means no. – Andrew Schwartz

I am ‘too fiery’… yet I wish to be seen as I am and I would lose all rather than soften away anything. – Margaret Fuller

It was just about the most heartless thing I have ever seen a government do that did not involve absolute loss of life. – Barney Frank

The family is a haven in a heartless world. – Christopher Lasch

We are trying to communicate a fulfilled ideal. Does anybody remember laughter? – Robert Plant

Humor is hope’s companion in arms. It is not brash, it is not cheap, it is not heartless. Among other things I think humor is a shield, a weapon, a survival kit. – Ogden Nash

Laughter springs from the lawless part of our nature. – Agnes Repplier

Some people prefer the passenger role, because it imposes no real pressure to decide or stand accountable for their life results. – Phil McGraw

I think that’s one of the most important gifts we have in television – the ability to heal through laughter. – Soleil Moon Frye

The truth is we are all caught in a great economic system which is heartless. – Woodrow Wilson

Capital requires protection, as do the institutions through which it operates. As capital expands its operations, the state that is associated with its protection must develop its capacity for autocratic control. Thus, the Free World increasingly resembles a dreary string of heartless police states. – Michael Parenti

I never justify, sustain, or in any way or to any extent uphold this cruel, heartless, aimless unnecessary war. – Franklin Pierce

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

My feeling about technique in art is that it has about the same value as technique in lovemaking. Heartfelt ineptitude has its appeal and so does heartless skill; but what you want is passionate virtuosity. – John Barth

Did you hear that! Yuki, the heartless Yuki! Heartless Yuki has begged me with tears to let him visit my shop! – Natsuki Takaya

Taxing people for having a spare bedroom and forcing them into rent arrears or the possibility of losing homes they have lived in for years has always been a cruel and heartless measure, and so it is good that the Scottish Parliament has been able to step in. – Nicola Sturgeon

Never slam a car door. According to the Westchester elite, it’s a heinous crime, as heartless as kicking a puppy. – Lisi Harrison

I have been the victim of heartless malice. – Taylor Caldwell

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

‘Punk rock’ is a word used by dilettantes and heartless manipulators about music that takes up the energies, the bodies, the hearts, the souls, the time and the minds of young men who give everything they have to it. – Iggy Pop

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

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

People can be so heartless and dirty. – Jim Goad

I don’t need anyone to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves. – Shirley MacLaine

Women who pay their own rent don’t have to be nice. – Katherine Dunn

A sneer is often the sign of heartless malignity. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

Finding someone who’s so heartless as to leave their dying son in the lurch as a means to escape, as a pass to freedom, is what’s shocking about this. – O. J. Simpson

What the real world of 1941 needed most was the release and relief provided by laughter. – Joseph Barbera

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