Heaven Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Heaven

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There can be but little liberty on earth while men worship a tyrant in heaven.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


The key to heaven's gate cannot be duplicated.
~By Douglas Horton ~


Look for me in the nurseries of Heaven.
~By Francis Thompson ~


A lawyer's dream of heaven: every man reclaimed his property at the resurrection, and each tried to recover it from all his forefathers.
~By Samuel Butler ~


You forget that the kingdom of heaven suffers violence: and the kingdom of heaven is like a woman.
~By James Joyce ~


Like Confucius of old, I am so absorbed in the wonder of the earth and the life upon it, that I cannot think of heaven and the angels.
~By Pearl S. Buck ~


First of all it must be known who the God of heaven is, since upon that all the other things depend.
~By Emanuel Swedenborg ~


I have watched patients stand and gaze longingly toward the city they in all likelihood will never enter again. It means liberty and life; it seems so near, and yet heaven is not further from hell.
~By Nellie Bly ~


Knowledge of the sciences is so much smoke apart from the heavenly science of Christ.
~By John Calvin ~


Do you know that charming part of our country which has been called the garden of France - that spot where, amid verdant plains watered by wide streams, one inhales the purest air of heaven?
~By Alfred de Vigny ~


This is my idea of heaven, coming home and watching the news.
~By Rita Moreno ~


It's the generally accepted privilege of theologians to stretch the heavens, that is the Scriptures, like tanners with a hide.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven.
~By Mark Twain ~


If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.
~By James Thurber ~


I am concerned, rather, that there should not be more things dreamt of in my philosophy than there actually are in heaven and earth.
~By Nelson Goodman ~


The massive bulk of the earth does indeed shrink to insignificance in comparison with the size of the heavens.
~By Nicolaus Copernicus ~


Salvation cannot come without revelation. Men of the present time testify of heaven and hell, and have never seen either; and I will say that no man knows these things without this.
~By Joseph Smith, Jr. ~


We are more thoroughly an enlightened people, with respect to our political interests, than perhaps any other under heaven. Every man among us reads, and is so easy in his circumstances as to have leisure for conversations of improvement and for acquiring information.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


Ambition has one heel nailed in well, though she stretch her fingers to touch the heavens.
~By Lao Tzu ~


Love him and let him love you. Do you think anything else under heaven really matters?
~By James A. Baldwin ~


I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything. The sun came up like gold through the trees, and I felt like I was in heaven.
~By Harriet Tubman ~


All my authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
~By Jesus Christ ~


Now Heaven and Earth are older than the temples, and older than the Scriptures.
~By Eden Ahbez ~


Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
~By Rabindranath Tagore ~


The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


I believe in prayer. It's the best way we have to draw strength from heaven.
~By Josephine Baker ~


The intellect of the wise is like glass; it admits the light of heaven and reflects it.
~By Augustus Hare ~


I'll need every ounce that I have to drive it through. Film and TV require that energy. Sometimes fight scenes can be pretty intense. When I was shooting "Heaven" it was truly guerrilla film-making.
~By Karl Urban ~


Life is short and if you're looking for extension, you had best do well. 'Cause there's good deeds and then there's good intentions. They are as far apart as Heaven and Hell.
~By Ben Harper ~


Heaven sends us good meat, but the Devil sends cooks.
~By David Garrick ~


But of all plagues, good Heaven, thy wrath can send, Save me, oh, save me, from the candid friend!
~By George Canning ~


In this world of doubt, one thing is certain for me; that I will go on writing songs up to and - I hope, through heavenly means or diabolical - beyond the day I die.
~By Robyn Hitchcock ~


Do your duty and leave the rest to heaven.
~By Pierre Corneille ~


I love judges, and I love courts. They are my ideals, that typify on earth what we shall meet hereafter in heaven under a just God.
~By William Howard Taft ~


Trees are Earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
~By Rabindranath Tagore ~


Whether you come from heaven or hell, what does it matter, O Beauty!
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


If we knew exactly what animal life was like before the fall into sin and knew what nature was like before the law of entropy invaded it, we would already be living in heaven.
~By Walter Lang ~


They may not use the word better. But they certainly believe that they'll go to heaven and Jews will not.
~By Neale Donald Walsch ~


Those who know that the consensus of many centuries has sanctioned the conception that the earth remains at rest in the middle of the heavens as its center, would, I reflected, regard it as an insane pronouncement if I made the opposite assertion that the earth moves.
~By Nicolaus Copernicus ~


Heaven lent you a soul, Earth will lend a grave.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


I'm very careful about saying who would and wouldn't go to heaven. I don't know.
~By Joel Osteen ~


The bad fortune of the good turns their faces up to heaven; the good fortune of the bad bows their heads down to the earth.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


When I investigate and when I discover that the forces of the heavens and the planets are within ourselves, then truly I seem to be living among the gods.
~By Leon Battista Alberti ~


An enthusiast broods over the oppression of a people till he fancies himself commissioned by Heaven to liberate them. He ventures the attempt, which ends in little else than his own execution.
~By George Haven Putnam ~


I can't tell you if genius is hereditary, because heaven has granted me no offspring.
~By James Whistler ~


They've got him - credible witnesses, documents, heaven knows what else. In all my years as a prosecutor I have never seen such an open-and-shut case.
~By Elliot Richardson ~


For as one star another far exceeds, So souls in heaven are placed by their deeds.
~By Robert Greene ~


The perfect joys of heaven do not satisfy the cravings of nature.
~By William Hazlitt ~


But all lost things are in the angels' keeping, Love; No past is dead for us, but only sleeping, Love; The years of Heaven with all earth's little pain Make Good Together there we can begin again, In babyhood.
~By Helen Hunt Jackson ~


The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband's bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool.
~By Pearl S. Buck ~


Victory puts us on a level with heaven.
~By Lucretius ~


The sage does not hoard. The more he helps others, the more he benefits himself, The more he gives to others, the more he gets himself. The Way of Heaven does one good but never does one harm. The Way of the sage is to act but not to compete.
~By Lao Tzu ~


To endeavor to domineer over conscience, is to invade the citadel of heaven.
~By Charles V ~


If I am not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don't want to go there.
~By Martin Luther ~


It is not talking but walking that will bring us to heaven.
~By Matthew Henry ~


In heaven we shall appear, not in armour, but in robes of glory. But here these are to be worn night and day; we must walk, work, and sleep in them, or else we are not true soldiers of Christ.
~By William Gurnall ~


The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


A teardrop on earth summons the King of heaven.
~By Charles R. Swindoll ~


One's homesickness for Heaven finds at least an inn there; and it's an inn on the right road.
~By Ruth Pitter ~


We seek him here, we seek him there, Those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in heaven? - Is he in hell? That damned, elusive Pimpernel?
~By Baroness Orczy ~


Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.
~By Plautus ~


In her experience all her friends relied, Heaven was her help and nature was her guide.
~By George Crabbe ~


In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


The purpose of population is not ultimately peopling earth. It is to fill heaven.
~By Graham Leonard ~


What we're going to do is redouble our efforts on financial regulatory reform, because that has in it sensible things like say on pay, so at least the shareholders are minding the store, sensible things like saying, for heaven's sakes, compensation should be focused on - on long term, so that you don't have rewards for short-term risk-taking.
~By Christina Romer ~


Like ships that have gone down at sea, when heaven was all tranquillity.
~By Thomas Moore ~


The humblest occupation has in it materials of discipline for the highest heaven.
~By Frederick William Robertson ~


The Vietnamese have a secret weapon. It's their willingness to die beyond our willingness to kill. In effect, they've been saying, You can kill us, but you'll have to kill a lot of us; you may have to kill all of us. And, thank heaven, we are not yet ready to do that.
~By George Wald ~


Frank called me one day and said, 'I have an idea for a movie, why don't you come over and I'll tell you?' So I went over and we sat down and he said, 'This picture starts in heaven'. That shook me.
~By James Stewart ~


That though thou seest it no great matter to be separated from Christ now, yet when the heavens shall be in a flaming fire, and the earth shall give up the dead that be in it.
~By Thomas Shepard ~


Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fool reform, and mortal men lay hold on heaven.
~By Andrew Young ~


You know, I'm not gonna take my money with me to heaven or hell, wherever I'm going. So I want to do something good with it even though my means are very limited. I'm no millionaire!
~By Gunther Schuller ~


The scenic ideals that surround even our national parks are carriers of a nostalgia for heavenly bliss and eternal calmness.
~By Robert Smithson ~


An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.
~By Washington Irving ~


The view of Jerusalem is the history of the world; it is more, it is the history of earth and of heaven.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


In The Touch, the love scenes are the same as they were in The Thorn Birds or anything else I've ever written. I find a way of saying that either it was heaven or hell but in a way that still leaves room for the reader to use their own imagination.
~By Colleen McCullough ~


We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can; and to fly away is to become like God, as far as this is possible; and to become like him is to become holy, just, and wise.
~By Plato ~


I heard Thackeray thank Heaven for the purity of Dickens. I thanked Heaven for the purity of a greater than Dickens - Thackeray himself.
~By Goldwin Smith ~


There is in every woman's heart a spark of heavenly fire which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.
~By Washington Irving ~


In journalistic terms, syndication is equivalent to ascending to heaven on a pillar of cloud.
~By John Skow ~


Where the ball went was up to heaven. Sometimes I threw the ball clean up into the stands.
~By Bob Feller ~


Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


It came from God, and so is Christ true, and Christ is thy God, who is in heaven and awaits thee.
~By Girolamo Savonarola ~


I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse.
~By Isaac Asimov ~


If you compare NASA's annual budget to explore the heavens, that one year budget would fund NOAA's budget to explore the oceans for 1,600 years.
~By Robert Ballard ~


To different minds, the same world is a hell, and a heaven.
~By J. B. Priestley ~


I'm working on a new novel, in its 3rd draft, but it's hard to write while doing 7th Heaven.
~By Stephen Collins ~


The good news is there's no devil. The bad news is there's no heaven. There's nothing.
~By Kerry Packer ~


But suppose God is black? What if we go to Heaven and we, all our lives, have treated the Negro as an inferior, and God is there, and we look up and He is not white? What then is our response?
~By Robert Kennedy ~


I am... a mushroom; On whom the dew of heaven drops now and then.
~By John Ford ~


The human mind is inspired enough when it comes to inventing horrors; it is when it tries to invent a Heaven that it shows itself cloddish.
~By Evelyn Waugh ~


Mankind is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good and evil which is independent of heaven and hell.
~By George Orwell ~


I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.
~By Emily Dickinson ~


Heaven is dumb, echoing only the dumb.
~By Franz Kafka ~


When I am done with this meal you can have my life. It is heaven.
~By Paul Prudhomme ~


All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
~By Frederick II ~


I'm going to let God be the judge of who goes to heaven and hell.
~By Joel Osteen ~


Heaven knows that there are plenty of opportunities in later life, too, for being carried away. What of it? We remain what we are and, no doubt, it is all very good for us!
~By Knut Hamsun ~


We've had some really good guest stars. But I have to go with Alec Baldwin as my favorite. He is so neat and such a movie star. He's handsome and quirky. I was in heaven the week he was on the set.
~By Nikki Cox ~


Grant me some wild expressions, Heavens, or I shall burst.
~By George Farquhar ~

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May 26 ,2022
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