(one's) heart of hearts

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(one's) heart of hearts

The deepest, most intimate part of oneself. In my heart of hearts, I knew that I didn't really love Bill—and yet, I married him anyway. A: "I'm so sorry that your daughter's modeling job didn't work out." B: "Oh, that's OK. In her heart of hearts, she knew it was a long shot."
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Perhaps you wished in your heart of hearts that you could just tell them that, but perhaps you also saw your last paycheck in the corner of your eye.
If you say, "It's black," he says, "It's white." If you say, "You're right--it's white," he says, "No, it's black!" You can't win, and you know in your heart of hearts you two are not compatible.