Famous Heaven Quotes

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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 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

Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.

Henry Ward Beecher

Cranes carry this heavy mystical baggage. They're icons of fidelity and happiness. The Vietnamese believe cranes cart our souls up to heaven on our wings.

Mitchell Burgess

Creativity comes from awakening and directing men's higher natures, which originate in the primal depths of the universe and are appointed by Heaven.

I Ching

Destiny is but a phrase of the weak human heart - the dark apology for every error. The strong and virtuous admit no destiny. On earth conscience guides; in heaven God watches. And destiny is but the phantom we invoke to silence the one and dethrone the other.

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Divorces are made in heaven.

Oscar Wilde

Do not ask God the way to heaven; he will show you the hardest one.

Stanislaw J. Lec

Eternity has nothing to do with the hereafter... This is it... If you don't get it here, you won't get it anywhere. The experience of eternity right here and now is the function of life. Heaven is not the place to have the experience here's the place to have the experience.

Joseph Campbell

Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.

Henry Ward Beecher

Every man is as Heaven made him, and sometimes a great deal worse.

Miguel de Cervantes

Every one likes to go to heaven. But how many would ready to die?

Dr. Shreenivas R. Deshpande

Every time we remember to say "thank you," we experience nothing less than heaven on earth.

Sarah Ban Breathnach

Every time we remember to say thank you, we experience nothing less than heaven on earth.

Sarah Ban Breathnach

Few nations have been so poor as to have but one god. Gods were made so easily, and the raw material cost so little, that generally the god market was fairly glutted and heaven crammed with these phantoms.

Robert Green Ingersoll

For heaven's sake, all you fool speak not in the name of God, for He has his own tongue to speak!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Four things a man must learn to doIf he would make his record true:To think without confusion clearly;To love his fellow-men sincerely;To act from honest motives purely;To trust in God and Heaven securely.

Henry van Dyke

God has two dwellings one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.

Izaak Walton

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