20 Quotes About Hearts to Use as Insta Captions for Every Kind of Love

Hearts are the universal symbol of love, and as long as humankind has been writing, they've written about all kinds of matters of the heart.

Whether you're taken, happily single, pining for someone or recently broken up, we're all swayed by what's in our hearts from time to time. If your heart's taken the wheel, and you need the perfect Instagram caption, just keep scrolling for all of the best quotes about hearts to find your perfect match.

For when love becomes your everything:

"Love is space and time measured by the heart."

-Marcel Proust

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For when loving others brings you the most happiness:

"If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded."

-Maya Angelou


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For when kindness is everything:

"There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart."

Emma, Jane Austen


For when you're not ready to let anyone in:

"Her heart was a secret garden and the walls were very high."

The Princess Bride, William Goldman


For when opening up gets you all you've ever wanted:

"You change your life by changing your heart."

-Max Lucado


For that person who gets you all a-flutter:

"Whenever you're around, I can feel my heart. It's beating in my chest."

-"Today Was a Fairytale," Taylor Swift

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For when a little thing like a breakup won't stop you from living your best life:

"The heart will break, but broken live on."

-Lord Byron


For when you may be small, but your love is mighty:

"It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters."

-Evander Holyfield


For when internal beauty is so much more important than appearance:

"No beauty shines brighter than that of a good heart."

-Shanina Shaik


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For when you're ready and willing to love again:

"Your heart is full of fertile seeds, waiting to sprout."

-Morihei Ueshiba

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For following your heart's guidance, even if you don't understand it yet:

"The heart has its reasons which reason knows not."

-Blaise Pascal


For when growth coincides with love:

"If you carry joy in your heart, you can heal any moment."

-Carlos Santana


For when time with a friend heals your heart:

"A friend is what the heart needs all the time."

-Henry Van Dyke


For sharing the music that always makes your heart swell:

"Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends."

-Alphonse de Larmartine


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For when someone's smile melts you to your very core:

"Smile, it is the key that fits the lock of everybody's heart."

-Anthony J. D'Angelo


For when true love steers you in the right direction:

"The heart is an arrow. It demands aim to land true."

Six of Crows, Leigh Bardugo


For when you know your love is the real deal:

"It's easy to fool the eye but it's hard to fool the heart."

-Al Pacino


For when you create a new home, surrounded by the people you love most:

"Home is where the heart is."

-Pliny the Elder


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For when loving brings you the greatest understanding of the world:

"A loving heart is the truest wisdom."

-Charles Dickens

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For when you seek what's in your soul:

"Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart."

The Light in the Heart, Roy T. Bennett


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