65 Heartless Quotes On Success In Life

These heartless quotes will inspire you. Heartless, unfeeling; unkind; unsympathetic; harsh; cruel or displaying a complete lack of feeling or consideration.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging heartless quotes, heartless sayings, and heartless proverbs.

Best Heartless Quotes

  1. “In life’s journey, you will meet all sorts of characters. Always remember, never shed a tear for the heartless, corrupt or insensitive.” ~ Krystal
  2. “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.” ~ Clarissa Pinkola Estes
  3. “Those who are heartless, once cared too much.” ~ Frank Ocean
  4. “I don’t need anyone to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves.” ~ Shirley MacLaine

  5. “People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.” ~ Bob Dylan
  6. “Did you forget? I’m a heartless wretch!” ~ Davy Jones
  7. “It may be true that the law cannot change the heart but it can restrain the heartless.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  8. “Only people who have been discriminated against can really know how much it hurts. Each person feels the pain in his own way, each has his own scars. So I think I’m as concerned about fairness and justice as anybody. But what disgusts me even more are people who have no imagination. The kind T. S. Elliot calls ‘hollow men’. People who fill up that lack of imagination with heartless bits of straw, not even aware of what they’re doing. Callous people who throw a lot of empty words at you, trying to force you to do what you don’t want to.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  9. “I only stayed because you turned the lights out.” ~ Elisabeth Bennington

  10. “I have been the victim of heartless malice.” ~ Taylor Caldwell
  11. “You may not be able to change the world, but at least you can embarrass the guilty.” ~ Jessica Mitford
  12. “Even the most innocent person, when cornered, is capable of a heartless crime.” ~ Yiyun Li
  13. “They call you heartless; but you have a heart and I love you for being ashamed to show it.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

  14. “Many think they have a kind heart who have only weak nerves.” ~ Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
  15. “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
  16. “Without a mythology, faith is impersonal and heartless.” ~ Amos Bronson Alcott
  17. “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

  18. “Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen.” ~ Carl Sandburg
  19. “The family is a haven in a heartless world.” ~ Christopher Lasch
  20. “Do you think, because I am poor, obscure, plain and little, I am soulless and heartless? You think wrong! – I have as much soul as you, – and full as much heart! And if God had gifted me with some beauty and much wealth, I should have made it as hard for you to leave me, as it is now for me to leave you!” ~ Charlotte Bronte
  21. “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

  22. “The truth is we are all caught in a great economic system which is heartless.” ~ Woodrow Wilson
  23. “The laughter of man is more terrible than his tears, and takes more forms -hollow, heartless, mirthless, maniacal.” ~ James Thurber
  24. “Just because I accept you as you are does not mean that I have given up all hope of your improvement.” ~ Ashleigh Brilliant
  25. “Some people prefer the passenger role, because it imposes no real pressure to decide or stand accountable for their life results.” ~ Phil McGraw

  26. “An intelligent woman has millions of born enemies… all the stupid men.” ~ Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
  27. “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
  28. “I don’t like fashion. It’s very heartless.” ~ Paul Simon
  29. “If love is the treasure, laughter is the key.” ~ Yakov Smirnoff

  30. “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
  31. “Perhaps this is just punishment for those who have been heartless, to understand only when nothing can be undone.” ~ Khaled Hosseini
  32. “There’s a reason it’s called ‘girls gone wild’ and not ‘women gone wild’. When girls go wild, they show their tits. When women go wild, they kill men and drown their kids in a tub.” ~ Louis C. K.
  33. “Such lonely, lost things you find on your way. It would be easier, if you were the only one lost. But lost children always find each other, in the dark, in the cold. It is as though they are magnetized and can only attract their like. How I would like to lead you to brave, stalwart friends who would protect you and play games with dice and teach you delightful songs that have no sad endings. If you would only leave cages locked and turn away from unloved Wyverns, you could stay Heartless.” ~ Catherynne M. Valente , You are heartless quotes
  34. “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

  35. “Women who pay their own rent don’t have to be nice.” ~ Katherine Dunn
  36. “You know I love you more when you’re cold and heartless.” ~ Charlaine Harris
  37. “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 , Heartless quotes life
  38. “…and thus it will go on, so long as children are gay and innocent and heartless.” ~ James M. Barrie

  39. “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
  40. “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
  41. “The injustice of defeat lies in the fact that its most innocent victims are made to look like heartless accomplices. It is impossible to see behind defeat, the sacrifices, the austere performance of duty, the self-discipline and the vigilance that are there – those things the god of battle does not take account of.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  42. “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

  43. “Why can’t you fly now, mother?” “Because I am grown up, dearest. When people grow up they forget the way.” “Why do they forget the way?” “Because they are no longer gay and innocent and heartless. It is only the gay and innocent and heartless who can fly.” ~ James M. Barrie
  44. “When women are angry at men, they call them heartless. When men are angry at women, they call them crazy.” ~ Susanna Kaysen
  45. “Show me a frigid woman and, nine times out of ten, I’ll show you a little man.” ~ Julie Burchill
  46. “Don’t operate on the heart with a hatchet.” ~ Jim Rohn
  47. “Frequent and loud laughter is the characteristic of folly and ill manners.” ~ Lord Chesterfield
  48. “In conclusion, I invite the media to all grow a pair. And if you can’t, I will lend you mine.” ~ Amy Poehler

  49. “An individualist is a man who says: ‘I will not run anyone’s life – nor let anyone run mine. I will not rule or be ruled. I will not be a master nor a slave. I will not sacrifice myself to anyone – nor sacrifice anyone to myself.'” ~ Ayn Rand
  50. “Just saying no prevents teenage pregnancy the way ‘Have a nice day’ cures chronic depression.” ~ Faye Wattleton
  51. “Perhaps it is better in this present world of ours that a revolutionary idea or invention instead of being helped and patted, be hampered and ill-treated in its adolescence – by want of means, by selfish interest, pedantry, stupidity and ignorance; that it be attacked and stifled; that it pass through bitter trials and tribulations, through the heartless strife of commercial existence. So do we get our light. So all that was great in the past was ridiculed, condemned, combated, suppressed – only to emerge all the more powerfully, all the more triumphantly from the struggle.” ~ Nikola Tesla
  52. “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

  53. “The Problem is: many terrific women have made themselves overqualified for the job of wife, because many men are looking for a woman with ‘receptionist-level wife skills’, not ‘CEO-level wife skills’. Meaning: If a woman doesn’t hang on a man’s every word, is too independent, challenges his leadership, wants to create her own hours, demands emotional raises, then there won’t be as many openings for the kind of wife position she is seeking. One of the big problems with marriages in the nineties: no room for two husbands.” ~ Karen Salmansohn
  54. “My idea of feminism is self-determination, and it’s very open-ended: every woman has the right to become herself, and do whatever she needs to do.” ~ Ani DiFranco
  55. “It’s a cruel, heartless world out there in commercial rock ‘n’ roll, and when you take as much time off as we did, eight years, booking agents don’t know if you’ll draw.” ~ Tina Weymouth
  56. “Adolescence is that time when I think, it can be- it’s the cruelest place on Earth. It can really be heartless.” ~ Tori Amos

  57. “She was not, herself, hugely in favour of motherhood in general. Obviously it was necessary, but it wasn’t exactly difficult. Even cats managed it. But women acted as if they’d been given a medal that entitled them to boss people around. It was as if, just because they’d got the label which said “mother,” everyone else got a tiny part of the label that said “child”.” ~ Terry Pratchett
  58. “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
  59. “The sense of humor has other things to do than to make itself conspicuous in the act of laughter.” ~ Alice Meynell
  60. “I jest, of course; premature ejaculation isn’t a laughing matter for anyone, except for your friends when you tell them about it on the phone the next morning. My first marriage ended because the main event was invariably over before my husband got his socks off.” ~ Julie Burchill
  61. “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

  62. “I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.” ~ Gloria Steinem
  63. “I never came across anyone in whom the moral sense was dominant who was not heartless, cruel, vindictive, log-stupid, and entirely lacking in the smallest sense of humanity. Moral people, as they are termed, are simple beasts.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  64. “Science is not a heartless pursuit of objective information; it is a creative human activity.” ~ Stephen Jay Gould

  65. “Home is where the heart is, I thought now, gathering myself together in Betty’s Luncheonette. I had no heart any more, it had been broken; or not broken, it simply wasn’t there any more. It had been scooped neatly out of me like the yolk from a hard-boiled egg, leaving the rest of me bloodless and congealed and hollow. I’m heartless, I thought. Therefore I’m homeless.” ~ Margaret Atwood

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