Famous Heaven Quotes

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...to emphasize the afterlife is to deny life. To concentrate on Heaven is to create hell. In their desperate longing to transcend the disorderliness, friction, and unpredictability that pesters life; in their desire for a fresh start in a tidy habitat, germ-free and secured by angels, religious multitudes are gambling the only life they may ever have on a dark horse in a race that has no finish line."

Tom Robbins, _Skinny Legs and All_, 1990, p. 305.

A gate to nature is a gate to heaven!

Mehmet Murat ildan

A little faith will bring your soul to heaven, but a lot of faith will bring heaven to your soul.

Dwight Lyman Moody

Above all, we must abolish hope in the heart of man. A calm despair, without angry convulsions, without reproaches to Heaven, is the essence of wisdom.

Alfred Victor Vigny

Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.

Leighton

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp - or what's a heaven for

Robert Browning

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?

Robert Browning

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.

Clive Staples Lewis

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.

Washington Irving

And in that line now was a whiskered old man, with a linen cap and a crooked nose, who waited in a place called the Stardust Band Shell to share his part of the secret of heaven: that each affects the other and the other affects the next, and the world is full of stories, but the stories are all one.

Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven

Angels and ministers of grace defend us.Be thou a spirit of health, or goblin damned,Bring with thee airs from heaven, or blasts from hell,Be thy intents wicked, or charitable,Thou com'st in such a questionable shape,That I will speak to thee.

William Shakespeare

As we read the school reports on our children, we realize a sense of relief that can rise to delight that-thank Heaven-nobody is reporting in this fashion on us.

J. B. Priestley

Be ever questioning. Ignorance is not bliss. It is oblivion. You don't go to heaven if you die dumb. Become better informed. Lean from others' mistakes. You could not live long enough to make them all yourself.

Hyman Rickover

Beautiful roads do not always lead to beautiful places! Heaven may be hidden at the end of an ugly road! Do not be deceived by the beginning; try to see the end!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Better limp all the way to heaven than not get there at all.

William Ashley

Better reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven.

John Milton, Paradise Lost

Better stop short than fill to the brim. Oversharpen the blade, and the edge will soon blunt. Amass a store of gold and jade, and no one can protect it. Claim wealth and titles, and disaster will follow. Retire when the work is done. This is the way of heaven.

Tao Te Ching

Better than power over all the earth, better than going to heaven and better than dominion over the worlds is the joy of the man who enters the river of life that leads to Non-Being.

The Dhammapada

Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven.

John Milton, Paradise Lost

Blessed be childhood which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness.

Henri F. Amiel

Boys are found everywhere-on top of, underneath, inside of, climbing on, swinging from, running around or jumping to. Mothers love them, little girls hate them, older sisters and brothers tolerate them, adults ignore them and Heaven protects them. A boy is Truth with dirt on its face, Beauty with a cut on its finger, Wisdom with bubble gum in its hair and the Hope of the future with a frog in its pocket.

Alan Marshall Beck

But of all plagues, good Heaven, thy wrath can send, Save me, oh, save me, from the candid friend.

David Bissonette

But thousands die without or this or that, die, and endow a college, or a cat: To some, indeed, Heaven grants the happier fate, Tenrich a bastard, or a son they hate.

Alexander Pope

By heaven we understand a state of happiness infinite in degree, and endless in duration.

Benjamin Franklin

By means of shrewd lies, unremittingly repeated, it is possible to make people believe that heaven is hell -- and hell heaven. The greater the lie, the more readily it will be believed.

Adolph Hitler, Mein Kampf

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