Heaven Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Heaven

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But what is after all the happiness of mere power? There is a greater happiness possible than to be lord of heaven and earth; that is the happiness of being truly loved.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


A homely face and no figure have aided many women heavenward.
~By Minna Antrim ~


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 ~


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


Dignity does not float down from heaven it cannot be purchased nor manufactured. It is a reward reserved for those who labor with diligence.
~By Bill Hybels ~


Human nature is what Heaven supplies.
~By Xun Zi ~


When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, "Why god? Why me?" and the thundering voice of God answered, "There's just something about you that pisses me off."
~By Stephen King ~


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


He hath desired to bring the souls of other men to heaven; let his soul be brought to heaven.
~By Christopher Love ~


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 ~


Heaven will be inherited by every man who has heaven in his soul.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


This country and the Commonwealth last Tuesday were not far from the Kingdom of Heaven.
~By Geoffrey Fisher ~


Heaven have mercy on us all - Presbyterians and Pagans alike - for we are all somehow dreadfully cracked about the head, and sadly need mending.
~By Herman Melville ~


I just knew that God wasn't there. He was a man on a throne in Heaven, so he was easy to forget.
~By Frances Farmer ~


Heaven knows where I'll end up - but it's a safe bet that I'll never be at the top of anything! Nor do I particularly care to be.
~By H. P. Lovecraft ~


Home - that blessed word, which opens to the human heart the most perfect glimpse of Heaven, and helps to carry it thither, as on an angel's wings.
~By Lydia M. Child ~


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


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


But I loved the script to 7th Heaven and couldn't say no. It made me laugh and cry, and I was hooked. I'd love to know who turned it down, because I'm sure at least one other actor did. But I'm glad he did, whoever it was.
~By Stephen Collins ~


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


We talk about heaven being so far away. It is within speaking distance to those who belong there. Heaven is a prepared place for a prepared people.
~By Dwight L. Moody ~


The man who spends all his time looking up to heaven is not always the best; in fact, he is usually the worst.
~By Jose Bergamin ~


I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
~By Marjorie Holmes ~


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 ~


What they do in heaven we are ignorant of; what they do not do we are told expressly.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


Soul travel can be a general expansion of awareness and knowingness or conscious experience of the heavenly worlds.
~By Bob Hayes ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


For in every particular of the Word there is an internal sense which treats of things spiritual and heavenly, not of things natural and worldly, such as are treated of in the sense of the letter.
~By Emanuel Swedenborg ~


To see the world in a grain of sand, and to see heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palm of your hands, and eternity in an hour.
~By William Blake ~


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


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


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 did things like Shampoo and Heaven Can Wait. I don't know what those films were about. The women I played in them were not very empowered.
~By Julie Christie ~


And I think the blessing of heaven is on Bush. It's just the way it is.
~By Pat Robertson ~


Each and every master, regardless of the era or the place, heard the call and attained harmony with heaven and earth. There are many paths leading to the top of Mount Fuji, but there is only one summit - love.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


Christianity supplies a Hell for the people who disagree with you and a Heaven for your friends.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


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


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


Heaven grant us patience with a man in love.
~By Rudyard Kipling ~


Offspring, the due performance on religious rites, faithful service, highest conjugal happiness and heavenly bliss for the ancestors and oneself, depend on one's wife alone.
~By Guru Nanak ~


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 ~


The Kingdom of Heaven is not a place, but a state of mind.
~By John Burroughs ~


Heaven lies about us in our infancy and the world begins lying about us pretty soon afterward.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


If you see a philosopher determining all things by means of right reason, him you shall reverence: he is a heavenly being and not of this earth.
~By Giovanni Pico della Mirandola ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


The married state, with and without the affection suitable to it, is the completest image of heaven and hell we are capable of receiving in this life.
~By Richard Steele ~


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


During my 8 years as chairman, I had the privilege to peer into the future to see dynamic citizen astronauts returning to and from the heavens which we can expect in the future.
~By Dana Rohrabacher ~


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 ~


Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


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


Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


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


The Divine of the Lord in heaven is love, for the reason that love is receptive of all things of heaven, such as peace, intelligence, wisdom and happiness.
~By Emanuel Swedenborg ~


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 ~


Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven.
~By Michelangelo ~


Heaven takes care that no man secures happiness by crime.
~By Vittorio Alfieri ~


When a man undertakes to create something, he establishes a new heaven, as it were, and from it the work that he desires to create flows into him... For such is the immensity of man that he is greater than heaven and earth.
~By Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus ~


What in heaven's name is strange about a grandmother dancing nude? I'll bet lots of grandmothers do it.
~By Sally Rand ~


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 ~


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


By the God of thy Father who shall help thee, and by the Almighty, who shall bless thee with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that lieth under, blessings of the breasts and of the womb.
~By John Pearson ~


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


Despair is the damp of hell, as joy is the serenity of heaven.
~By John Donne ~


I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels.
~By Pearl S. Buck ~


Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.
~By Anne Frank ~


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 ~


The divine is not something high above us. It is in heaven, it is in earth, it is inside us.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


When faith and hope fail, as they do sometimes, we must try charity, which is love in action. We must speculate no more on our duty, but simply do it. When we have done it, however blindly, perhaps Heaven will show us why.
~By Dinah Maria Mulock ~


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


You never enjoy the world aright, till the sea itself floweth in your veins, till you are clothed with the heavens and crowned with the stars.
~By Thomas Traherne ~


Faith without works is like a bird without wings; though she may hop with her companions on earth, yet she will never fly with them to heaven.
~By Francis Beaumont ~


Seek on earth what you have found in heaven.
~By George William Russell ~


I shall now recall to mind that the motion of the heavenly bodies is circular, since the motion appropriate to a sphere is rotation in a circle.
~By Nicolaus Copernicus ~


The Church has always been willing to swap off treasures in heaven for cash down.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


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 ~


For so, surely you will cast a light of gladness upon his onward journey, and contribute your part towards the building of that kingdom of love which links our earth to heaven.
~By Edward Carpenter ~


God owns heaven but He craves the earth.
~By Anne Sexton ~


So I did 'Something Happened on the Way to Heaven' and the original version is a ballad. The original Phil record is uptempo but we slowed it down and made it a ballad.
~By Deborah Cox ~


We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment.
~By George Eliot ~


Remorse: beholding heaven and feeling hell.
~By George A. Moore ~


When language was not transcendental enough to complete the meaning of a revelation, symbols were relied upon for heavenly teaching, and familiar images, chosen from the known, were made to mirror the unknown spiritual truth.
~By William H. Hunt ~


Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad. But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.
~By David Hume ~


Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire.
~By Lord Byron ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Marriage may be the closest thing to Heaven or Hell any of us will know on this earth.
~By Edwin Louis Cole ~


When the Christians, upon these occasions, received martyrdom, they were ornamented, and crowned with garlands of flowers; for which they, in heaven, received eternal crowns of glory.
~By John Foxe ~


Because that is what such a city is, in the New World, a writer's heaven.
~By Derek Walcott ~

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February 9 ,2023
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