Speak from the heart

Definition

To speak honestly and from a place of genuine emotion.

Examples

His words were so heartfelt, it was clear he was speaking from the heart,

She was so nervous to give her speech, but she was able to speak from the heart.

Origin

18th century

FAQs

Does this idiom mean to be honest?

Yes, this idiom implies that one should be honest and forthcoming when expressing their thoughts and feelings.

Is this idiom related to any other idioms?

Yes, this idiom is related to the idiom ‘from the bottom of your heart,’ which means to express something with deep sincerity.