Speak from the heart


To speak honestly and from a place of genuine emotion.


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.


18th century


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.