Famous Heaven Quotes

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Thank Heaven, the sun has gone in, and I don't have to go out and enjoy it.

Logan Pearsall Smith

The activity of love and faith is what makes heaven.

Emanuel Swedenborg, From the book "Heaven and Hell" #51

The angels are so enamoured of the language that is spoken in heaven, that they will not distort their lips with the hissing and unmusical dialects of men, but speak their own, whether there be any who understand it or not.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The ascent from earth to heaven is not easy.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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.

Saadi

The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband's bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool.

Pearl S. Buck

The book which the reader now holds in his hands, from one end to the other, as a whole and in its details, whatever gaps, exceptions, or weaknesses it may contain, treats of the advance from evil to good, from injustice to justice, from falsity to truth, from darkness to daylight, from blind appetite to conscience, from decay to life, from bestiality to duty, from Hell to Heaven, from limbo to God. Matter itself is the starting-point, and the point of arrival is the soul. Hydra at the beginning, an angel at the end.

Victor Hugo

The brightest crowns that are worn in heaven have been tried, and smelted, and polished, and glorified through the furnace of tribulation.

Edward Chapin

The end of your life is just the start of heaven or hell.

Vikrant Parsai

The fish dwell in the depths of the waters, and the eagles in the sides of heaven; the one, though high, may be reached with the arrow, and the other, though deep, with the hook; but the heart of man at a foot?s distance cannot be known.*

Burmese Proverb

The future is like heaven, everyone exalts it, but no one wants to go there now.

James Arthur Baldwin

The human heart is like a ship on a stormy sea driven about by winds blowing from all four corners of heaven.

Martin Luther

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.

Evelyn Waugh

The marriage 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.

Richard Steele

The mind is its own place and in itself can make a heaven of Hell and a hell of Heaven

John Milton, Dr. Faustus

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

John Milton

The peace of heaven is theirs that lift their swords, in such a just an charitable war.

William Shakespeare

The peace of heaven is theirs that lift their swords, in such a just and charitable war.

William Shakespeare

The principles now planted in thy bosom will grow, and one day reach maturity and in that maturity thou wilt find thy heaven or thy hell.

David Thomas

The principles now planted in thy bosom will grow, and one day reach maturity; and in that maturity thou wilt find thy heaven or thy hell.

David Thomas

The secret source of humour itself is not joy, but sorrow. There is no humour in heaven.

Mark Twain

The spirit of man communes with Heaven the omnipotence of Heaven resides in man. Is the distance between Heaven and man very great

Hung Tzu-ch'eng

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.

Malcolm Muggeridge

The Way of Heaven does not compete, And yet it skillfully achieves victory. It does not speak, and yet it skillfully responds to things. It comes to you without your invitation.

Lao Tzu

The Way of Heaven is to benefit others and not to injure. The Way of the sage is to act but not to compete.

Lao Tzu

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