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
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'Politicians and diplomats in any country can rarely speak from their hearts because of a number of complicated reasons.
Today when we say that people speak from their hearts, we mean they speak with feeling or emotion and not just abstractly or from their "heads." But in the biblical world the heart was thought of as the center of one's consciousness, the place where decisions and commitments were made.