Apart from her Little Review work, Heap never in her lifetime published an account of her ideas, although both Hulme and Anderson published collections of memoirs, and particularly their memories of working with Gurdjieff. After Heap's death from diabetes in 1964, former students put together a collection of her aphorisms (both her own and Gurdjieff's) and, in 1983, some notes reflecting her expression of some of the key Gurdjieff ideas. Some of her aphorisms are given below:
- Never oppose someone with the same center, always offer another one.
- Do not sit too long in the same place.
- You are responsible for what you have understood.
- Little steps for little feet.
- Suppress natural reaction and pay for it later.
- We never refuse in the Work.
- Animals are nature's experiments and embody all the emotions.
- A cat is all essence. Essence remembers.
- All that falls from the wagon is lost.
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Till the wilderness cried aloud.”
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