heart-to-heart

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj heart-to-heart openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness "his candid eyes","an open and trusting nature","a heart-to-heart talk"
    • n heart-to-heart an intimate talk in private "he took me aside for a little heart-to-heart"
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Quotations

  • Douglas William Jerrold
    Douglas William Jerrold
    “The surest way to hit a woman's heart is to take aim kneeling.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “I like people and I like them to like me, but I wear my heart where God put it -- on the inside.”
  • Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Vladimir%20Ilyich%20Lenin
    “The most important thing when ill, is to never lose heart.”
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    “Therefore trust to thy heart, and to what the world calls illusions.”
  • John Heywood
    John Heywood
    “Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Nothing in this world is impossible to a willing heart.”

Idioms

Close to your heart - If something is close to your heart, you care a lot about it. ('Dear to your heart' is an alternative.)
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Cross my heart and hope to die - People say this to show how sincere their promise is.
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Heart-to-heart - A heart-to-heart is a frank and honest conversation with someone, where you talk honestly and plainly about issues, no matter how painful.
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My heart goes out to someone - If your heart goes out to someone, you feel genuine sympathy for them.
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Usage

In literature:

Her dread for Gray Cloud turned to heart-pounding panic.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
Yes, God's Spirit is ever willing to make them known to our hearts.
"The Lord of Glory" by Arno Gaebelein
She would steel her heart to these stupid, girlish superstitions.
"The Golden Woman" by Ridgwell Cullum
Evil and sin had to be present and palpable for John's honest heart to realize them.
"A Singer from the Sea" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
I only hope she will not take it to heart that they could not wait for her.
"Tante" by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
It breaks my heart to see you so and not to know why.
"Tales from Dickens" by Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
How was she to know he had given all his heart to Daisy?
"Daisy Brooks" by Laura Jean Libbey
I have no heart to say anything just yet!
"Mabel's Mistake" by Ann S. Stephens
He could talk to her with more open heart than he had ever been able to talk to any one.
"The Side Of The Angels" by Basil King
They knew that they could not uproot it, and they had no heart to try.
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
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In poetry:

Bid me to live, and I will live
Thy protestant to be;
Or bid me love, and I will give
A loving heart to thee.
"To Anthea, Who May Command Him Anything" by Robert Herrick
Who knows?-if you should come
This shifting heart to prove,
Yours might the pity be,
And mine the pitied love.
"Change" by Clark Ashton Smith
O may that spirit warm my heart
To piety and love;
And to life's lowly vale impart
Some ray from heaven above.
"Hymn: The offerings to Thy throne which rise" by John Bowring
Oh Love, thou art the cradle, thou,
To rock the heart to rest;
Oh Love, thou art the fountain, thou
With waters cool and blest.
"A Sigh" by Mathilde Blind
And in the dark he fell to lie
The cold, unheeding rails between,
A song within his heart to die
Unheard, and he himself unseen.
"Killed On The Telegraph Wire" by Alexander Anderson
O then to paint the vast delight
That fill'd Sir Eldred's heart,
To tell the transports of the Knight,
Would mock the Muse's art.
"Sir Eldred Of The Bower : A Legendary Tale: In Two Parts" by Hannah More

In news:

The death of RuPaul's Drag Race star Sahara Davenport was due to heart failure , a spokesperson for Davenport said today, reports The Wrap.
5 cups a day linked to heart failure .
Kate Burke's annual visits to Heart Island, owned by her wealthy parents, never go smoothly, mainly because of the uneasy relationship she has with her imperious 75-year-old mother, Birdie.
Early menopause may be linked to heart disease.
Obesity in children can lead to heart disease.
Cardiac rehab participants invited to 'Heart Healthy Holidays.
Heartwarming Story Leads To Heart Smart Book.
Readers opened their recipe vaults, and hearts, to share some of these special heirlooms of special south Louisiana significance.
However, according to heart health experts, it probably should be.
Just weeks ago Rihanna poured out her heart to Oprah about Chris Brown, and now they've been seen out and about together.
Research has shown many of the same conditions contribute to a diseased body also contribute to heart disease.
Inflammation is linked to heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and other chronic diseases.
But on Monday, spurred by the latest eruption of violence in the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the host decided it was time for a heart-to-heart with the man upstairs.
What the Joker thinks he does is bring the worst news to Batman's heart to light by delivering these nightmares to him.
When Alfred Kinsey succumbed to heart failure in 1956, his hometown newspaper remembered him with a banner headline and article that dominated the front page.
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In science:

J -heart and same number of boxes of content congruent to j modulo ℓ removed for each j ∈ J if and only if they have the same J -heart.
Quiver varieties, category O for rational Cherednik algebras, and Hecke algebras
The heart of the difficulties and instabilities lies in the following fact: in the self-adjoint case A = A∗ , the resolvent (A − λ)−1 is bounded by the distance of λ to the spectrum of A, but in the non-self-adjoint case, this is no longer true, as we see already in the 2 × 2 case, A = (cid:20)0 n 0 (cid:21), n → ∞.
Some open problems in random matrix theory and the theory of integrable systems
Since the preparation of the entangled state in eq. (1) is at the heart of the present QRNG scheme, it is of utmost importance to experimentally prepare a highpurity photon-number−path entangled state.
Quantum Random Number Generator using Photon-Number Path Entanglement
Indeed, decoherence invalidates the quantum superposition principle, which is at the heart of the power of quantum algorithms. A deeper understanding of the decoherence phenomenon is essential to develop quantum technologies.
Entanglement, randomness and chaos
The identity (A.3) bridges the eigenvalues with the singular values, and is at the heart of the following lemma, which allows to deduce the convergence of µA from the one of νA−z I .
Circular Law Theorem for Random Markov Matrices
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