Heaven Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Heaven

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


We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.
~By Amos Bronson Alcott ~


There is in every true 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 ~


I thought I'd gone to heaven, because I grew up watching Roy and Gene Autry.
~By Lee Majors ~


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


We weep over the graves of infants and the little ones taken from us by death; but an early grave may be the shortest way to heaven.
~By Tryon Edwards ~


Gifts fall from heaven only in fairy tales.
~By Walter Ulbricht ~


Not all of those who cry "The poor, the poor!" will enter the kingdom of heaven.
~By Michael Novak ~


If I have to climb to heaven on a ladder, I shall decline the invitation.
~By Mercedes McCambridge ~


Religion kept some of my relatives alive, because it was all they had. If they hadn't had some hope of heaven, some companionship in Jesus, they probably would have committed suicide, their lives were so hellish.
~By Octavia Butler ~


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


No man can resolve himself into Heaven.
~By Dwight L. Moody ~


Praying privately in churches, I began to discover that heaven was my true home and also that it was here and now, woven into this life.
~By Lionel Blue ~


Heaven knows, I've exposed myself in my novels through the use of fantasy and imagination... now my new book is about what really happened to me... not my heroines.
~By Judith Krantz ~


Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell.
~By Emily Dickinson ~


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


Hopefully I'll be the first Mexican-American going into Hillbilly Heaven.
~By Freddy Fender ~


To ancient Chinese fancy, the Milky Way was a luminous river, - the River of Heaven, - the Silver Stream.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


War, in some instances, especially defensive, has been authorized by Heaven.
~By Ezra Stiles ~


Home interprets heaven. Home is heaven for beginners.
~By Charles Henry Parkhurst ~


Nothing is further than earth from heaven, and nothing is nearer than heaven to earth.
~By David Hare ~


I see no faults in the Church, and therefore let me be resurrected with the Saints, whether I ascend to heaven or descend to hell, or go to any other place. And if we go to hell, we will turn the devils out of doors and make a heaven of it.
~By Joseph Smith, Jr. ~


God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.
~By Izaak Walton ~


Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above: For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
~By Walter Scott ~


It is possible that Mount Olympus may have supplied the poets with the hint for saying that Jupiter obtained the kingdom of heaven, because Olympus is the common name both of the mountain and of heaven.
~By Lactantius ~


Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


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


As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Limited in his nature, infinite in his desire, man is a fallen god who remembers heaven.
~By Alphonse de Lamartine ~


You often feel that your prayers scarcely reach the ceiling; but, oh, get into this humble spirit by considering how good the Lord is, and how evil you all are, and then prayer will mount on wings of faith to heaven.
~By Charles Simeon ~


Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot.
~By Thomas Moore ~


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


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


The big gay clubs like Heaven started having mixed nights in the late '80s.
~By Neil Tennant ~


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 ~


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


You will not be carried to Heaven lying at ease upon a feather bed.
~By Samuel Rutherford ~


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


What springs from earth dissolves to earth again, and heaven-born things fly to their native seat.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


I'm so close to Heaven, this Hell cannot be mine.
~By Melissa Etheridge ~


What most of all hinders heavenly consolation is that you are too slow in turning yourself to prayer.
~By Thomas Kempis ~


The main object of religion is not to get a man into heaven, but to get heaven into him.
~By Thomas Hardy ~


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


Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


Beyond the Catholic exclusionary paradigm is a larger one which is the Christian one. Christians claim that if you don't believe in Christ, you can't get to heaven. Well that eliminates two thirds of the world's population!
~By Neale Donald Walsch ~


I would have the Constitution torn in shreds and scattered to the four winds of heaven. Let us destroy the Constitution and build on its ruins the temple of liberty. I have brothers in slavery. I have seen chains placed on their limbs and beheld them captive.
~By William Wells Brown ~


God wants to father all of us until we're dead sure of his approval, his guiding power and his promise of heaven.
~By Bill Hybels ~


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've traveled to 50 countries, but I've never been to heaven.
~By Laurel Lee ~


May Heaven be propitious, and smile on the cause of my country.
~By Zebulon Pike ~


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 ~


If the heavens throw you dates, you got to keep your mouth open.
~By Navjot Singh Sidhu ~


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 ~


If you believe in God, He will open the windows of heaven and pour blessings upon you.
~By Mahalia Jackson ~


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 ~


How well I have learned that there is no fence to sit on between heaven and hell. There is a deep, wide gulf, a chasm, and in that chasm is no place for any man.
~By Johnny Cash ~


If the Lord should bring a wicked man to heaven, heaven would be hell to him; for he who loves not grace upon earth will never love it in heaven.
~By Christopher Love ~


The trouble with kingdoms of heaven on earth is that they're liable to come to pass, and then their fraudulence is apparent for all to see. We need a kingdom of heaven in Heaven, if only because it can't be realized.
~By Malcolm Muggeridge ~


King of England, and you, duke of Bedford, who call yourself regent of the kingdom of France... settle your debt to the king of Heaven; return to the Maiden, who is envoy of the king of Heaven, the keys to all the good towns you took and violated in France.
~By Joan of Arc ~


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


To appreciate heaven well, it's good for a person to have some fifteen minutes of hell.
~By Will Carleton ~


Heaven and earth! How is it that bodies join but never meet?
~By Beah Richards ~


If we should ever get to Heaven, we shall find nobody to reproach us for being black, or for being slaves.
~By Jupiter Hammon ~


There's a special place in heaven for caregivers.
~By Maureen Reagan ~


Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin!
~By Joseph Addison ~


The angels taken collectively are called heaven, for they constitute heaven; and yet that which makes heaven in general and in particular is the Divine that goes forth from the Lord and flows into the angels and is received by them.
~By Emanuel Swedenborg ~


By doing good with his money, a man, as it were, stamps the image of God upon it, and makes it pass, current for the merchandise of heaven.
~By John Rutledge ~


The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.
~By John Milton ~


Much faith will yield unto us here our heaven, but any faith, if true, will yield us heaven hereafter.
~By Thomas Brooks ~


Thoughts create a new heaven, a new firmament, a new source of energy, from which new arts flow.
~By Paracelsus ~


We want you to visit our State of Excitement often. Come again and again. But for heaven's sake, don't move here to live. Or if you do have to move in to live, don't tell any of your neighbors where you are going.
~By Tom McCall ~


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 ~


There are glimpses of heaven to us in every act, or thought, or word, that raises us above ourselves.
~By Robert Quillen ~


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


Software comes from heaven when you have good hardware.
~By Ken Olsen ~


Since, therefore, no man is born without faults, and he is esteemed the best whose errors are the least, let the wise man consider everything human as connected with himself; for in worldly affairs there is no perfect happiness under heaven.
~By Giraldus Cambrensis ~


For hundreds of millions of Americans who believe in God, prayer is our bridge between Earth and Heaven, our way of opening our hearts to the Lord. Through this intimate relationship we find peace and guidance.
~By Nick Rahall ~


Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.
~By William Blake ~


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 ~


O what a heaven is love! O what a hell!
~By Thomas Dekker ~


This organization is created to prevent you from going to hell. It isn't created to take you to heaven.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. ~


Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


Well I'm a longtime AOL subscriber and I love the whole thing. I'm an email junkie and I love the internet, though 7th Heaven doesn't give me much free time to surf these days.
~By Stephen Collins ~


Conversion is a very, very important part of what you are doing. We will have a responsibility to report to Heavenly Father regarding those we bring into the Church.
~By Richard G. Scott ~


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 ~


If you do not accuse each other, God will not accuse you. If you have no accuser you will enter heaven. What many people call sin is not sin; I do many things to break down superstition, and I will break it down.
~By Joseph Smith, Jr. ~


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


It's a lie, but Heaven will forgive you for it.
~By Stephen Leacock ~


When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
~By Akhenaton ~


The fate of the singers who, like my songs, went up in flame was also the fate of the books which I later wrote. All of them went up in flame to Heaven in a fire which broke out one night at my home in Bad Homburg as I lay ill in a hospital.
~By Shmuel Y. Agnon ~


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 ~


I have no fear of photography as long as it cannot be used in heaven and in hell.
~By Edvard Munch ~


How can a speck of a universe be physically identical to the great expanse we view in the heavens above?
~By Brian Greene ~


The first revolt is against the supreme tyranny of theology, of the phantom of God. As long as we have a master in heaven, we will be slaves on earth.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


Let's drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let's drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again.
~By Noel Coward ~


When I die, I hope to go to Heaven, whatever the Hell that is.
~By Ayn Rand ~


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


Heaven knows that I have done all that a mortal could do, to save the people, and the failure was not my fault, but the fault of others.
~By Davy Crockett ~


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 ~


Earth took her shining station as a star, In Heaven's dark hall, high up the crowd of worlds.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~

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July 21 ,2024
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