speak from the/(one's) heart

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speak from the/(one's) heart

To speak or say something with deep emotional sincerity. A: "They asked me to give a speech at my father's funeral, but I really don't know what to say." B: "Just speak from the heart." You can tell she always speaks from her heart. It's one of the reasons she resonates so strongly with people.
See also: heart, speak
References in classic literature ?
to the devil!" he exclaimed, and immediately seizing him by the shoulder and looking amiably into his face, evidently wishing to soften the rudeness of his words, he added, "Don't be hurt, my dear fellow; you know I speak from my heart as to an old acquaintance."
I speak from my heart. We're all gentlemen, aren't we?
I needed to speak from my heart and let these eager new nursing graduates know why I love being a nurse more today than I thought I would when I sat in their seats back in August of 2006.
I'll be honest, speak from my heart and work really hard like I did last year.'