Heaven Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Heaven

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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 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 ~


True, Heaven prohibits certain pleasures; but one can generally negotiate a compromise.
~By Moliere ~


Some of the evil of my tale may have been inherent in our circumstances. For years we lived anyhow with one another in the naked desert, under the indifferent heaven.
~By T. E. Lawrence ~


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 ~


Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


The future is like heaven, everyone exalts it, but no one wants to go there now.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


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


Men at most differ as Heaven and Earth, but women, worst and best, as Heaven and Hell.
~By Alfred Lord Tennyson ~


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 ~


They didn't even like Margaret Thatcher but at least there was Margaret Thatcher. There have been women, you know, Sonia Gandhi for heaven's sakes in India.
~By Kate Clinton ~


I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell - you see, I have friends in both places.
~By Mark Twain ~


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


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 ~


Were I as base as is the lowly plain, And you, my Love, as high as heaven above, Yet should the thoughts of me, your humble swain,.
~By Joshua Sylvester ~


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


Be at peace with your own soul, then heaven and earth will be at peace with you.
~By St. Jerome ~


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 ~


Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven for?
~By Robert Browning Hamilton ~


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


But I have fun with the fright, work with it. You have to - that's your timing, that beat of excitement. And when I go on stage, it's just like taking a step into heaven. Poof, you know? Poof - and there I am.
~By Eddie Bracken ~


Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches, and heaven itself.
~By Jeremy Taylor ~


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


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


Order is heaven's first law.
~By Alexander Pope ~


The very desire for guarantees that our values are eternal and secure in some objective heaven is perhaps only a craving for the certainties of childhood or the absolute values of our primitive past.
~By Isaiah Berlin ~


But the law of God came from heaven indeed. God wrote it with his finger, it is the fountain of all wisdom, and therefore shall it continue for ever, and never have an end.
~By John Jewel ~


Bear up, my child, bear up; Zeus who oversees and directs all things is still mighty in heaven.
~By Sophocles ~


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


If there's a golf course in heaven, I hope it's like Augusta National. I just don't want an early tee time.
~By Gary Player ~


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


Marriage is distinctly and repeatedly excluded from heaven. Is this because it is thought likely to mar the general felicity?
~By Samuel Butler ~


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


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 ~


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


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


Help thyself and Heaven will help thee.
~By Jean de La Fontaine ~


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 ~


The heart of a human being is no different from the soul of heaven and earth. In your practice always keep in your thoughts the interaction of heaven and earth, water and fire, yin and yang.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing, it would not have given them to such a scoundrel.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


Ye stars! which are the poetry of heaven!
~By Lord Byron ~


When you put your total faith in God, no matter what happens, to a person who's a true believer, if you die, you know you're going to heaven to be with God.
~By Jim Bakker ~


Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.
~By Mark Twain ~


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


The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with revelation, with God, with itself, loses its life, just as the body droops when debarred from the air and the cheering light from heaven.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


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 ~


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. ~


Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars.
~By Victor Hugo ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


If your heart is large enough to envelop your adversaries, you can see right through them and avoid their attacks. And once you envelop them, you will be able to guide them along the path indicated to you by heaven and earth.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


The pain comes from knowing that we have never been safe, and therefore will never be safe again. It comes from knowing we can never be so ignorant again. It comes from knowing we can never be children again. Losing innocence. Remembering heaven. That was the essence of hell.
~By John Jakes ~


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 ~


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


I am better able to imagine hell than heaven; it is my inheritance, I suppose.
~By Elinor Wylie ~


Mankind's role is to fulfil his heaven-sent purpose through a sincere heart that is in harmony with all creation and loves all things.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


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 ~


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


How gently rock yon poplars high Against the reach of primrose sky With heaven's pale candles stored.
~By Jean Ingelow ~


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


Until very recently, the heavenly bodies have been investigated only with reference to their position and their laws of motion, and a quarter of a century ago astronomy was little more than celestial topography.
~By George Phillips Bond ~


If the destination is heaven, why do we scramble to be first in line for hell?
~By Douglas Horton ~


I begin to perceive that I am a woman. What that is, heaven knows... the philosophy is yet to be written, there is a world to be explored.
~By Pam Gems ~


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


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


Democracy is only a dream: it should be put in the same category as Arcadia, Santa Claus, and Heaven.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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


No one was more important than my mom and dad. I know they are watching from a place up in heaven here today to make sure all their kids are doing good.
~By Eddie Murray ~


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


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


Let your hope of heaven master your fear of death.
~By William Gurnall ~


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 ~


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 ~


That feeds anger, and I mean when we went and at last thank heavens got towards peace in Northern Ireland we went for justice within Northern Ireland as well as using security well, as well as a political settlement, but surely that is the lesson.
~By Clare Short ~


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 ~


Almost everyone thinks they are a good person, but the question you should be asking is, am I good enough to go to Heaven? How would you know?
~By Candace Cameron ~


Your days are short here; this is the last of your springs. And now in the serenity and quiet of this lovely place, touch the depths of truth, feel the hem of Heaven. You will go away with old, good friends. And don't forget when you leave why you came.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


The biggest impact I can have for what I want to do, the results I want to have with what God's given me, is to help as many people as possible get to heaven.
~By Thomas Monaghan ~


All of the religions - with the exception of Tibetan Buddhism, which doesn't believe in a heaven - teach that heaven is a better place. At the end of the program, I say that heaven is a place where you are happy. All of the religions have that in common.
~By Barbara Walters ~


The way to Heaven is ascending; we must be content to travel uphill, though it be hard and tiresome, and contrary to the natural bias of our flesh.
~By Jonathan Edwards ~


To have faith in Divine protection is good, but even beter if backed by the pratical assistance heaven has a right to expect from sensible mortals.
~By Ellis Peters ~


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


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


Of all the inhabitants of the inferno, none but Lucifer knows that hell is hell, and the secret function of purgatory is to make of heaven an effective reality.
~By Arnold Bennett ~


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


My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
~By Mark Knopfler ~


Now, we occupy a lowly position, both in space and rank in comparison with the heavenly sphere, and the Almighty is Most High not in space, but with respect to absolute existence, greatness and power.
~By Maimonides ~


They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning.
~By Clint Eastwood ~


What a man has made himself he will be; his state is the result of his past life, and his heaven or hell is in himself.
~By Catherine Crowe ~


I wonder: when a Jehovah's Witness dies and goes to Heaven, does God hide behind the door and pretend He's not home?
~By Brian Celio ~


You have been tried by twelve good men and true, not of your peers but as high above you as heaven is of hell, and they have said you are guilty.
~By Roy Bean ~


The "kingdom of Heaven" is a condition of the heart - not something that comes "upon the earth" or "after death."
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Its liquor is like the sweetest dew from Heaven.
~By Lu Yu ~


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

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November 29 ,2021
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