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Heaven Quotes

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Trees are the earth's endless effort
to speak to the listening heaven.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Related topics: Inspirational Spiritual Nature

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw

 

Dance like no one is watching,
love like you'll never be hurt.
Sing like no one is listening.
Live life like it's heaven on earth.
- Anonymous (various attributions and alternate phrasings)

Love like you've never been hurt,
dance like no one is watching,
live as though heaven is on earth.
- Satchel Paige

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

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To everything there is a season,
and a time to every purpose under heaven:
A time to be born, and a time to die.
- Ecclesiastes 3:1

It is better to conquer yourself
than to win a thousand battles.
Then the victory is yours.
It cannot be taken from you,
not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
- The Buddha

Great indeed is the sublimity of the Creative,
to which all beings owe their beginning
and which permeates all heaven.
- Lao Tzu

Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things,
and then proceed to greater.
- Epictetus

All religions must be tolerated...
for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
- Epictetus

The things that have acquired unity are these:
Heaven by unity has become clear;
Earth by unity has become steady;
The Spirit by unity has become spiritual;
The Valley by unity has become full;
All things by unity have come into existence.
- Lao Tzu

Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
- Henry David Thoreau

Heaven means to be one with God.
- Confucius

Without stirring abroad,
One can know the whole world;
Without looking out of the window,
One can see the way of heaven.
The further one goes, The less one knows.
- Lao Tzu

Heaven is within us, and we experience it
to the degree that we become conscious of it.
- Ernest Holmes

May God grant you always...
A sunbeam to warm you,
a moonbeam to charm you,
a sheltering Angel so nothing can harm you.
Laughter to you.
Faithful friends near you.
And whenever you pray,
Heaven to hear you.
- Irish Blessing

Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell.
- Emily Dickinson

Jesus preached more and taught more
about helping the poor and the sick and the hungry
than he did about heaven and hell.
Shouldn't that tell us something?
- John Grisham

There's a big difference between a handout and a helping hand.
One's charity, the other's friendship.
- Little Joe' Cartwright in Bonanza - Rain from Heaven

Thy Return is as another Sun to Heaven;
a new Rose blooming in the Garden of the Soul.
- Omar Khayyam

Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself.
Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor
for helping us to love God better because of them.
- Mother Teresa

Software comes from heaven when you have good hardware.
- Ken Olsen

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

Love him and let him love you.
Do you think anything else under heaven really matters?
- James A. Baldwin

One does not need buildings, money, power,
or status to practice the Art of Peace.
Heaven is right where you are standing,
and that is the place to train.
- Morihei Ueshiba

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

Heaven must be an awfully dull place
if your best friends end up elsewhere.
- Anonymous

God did not intend the human family to be wafted to
heaven on flowery beds of ease.
- Frank Knox

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in.
Aim at earth and you get neither.
- C. S. Lewis

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.
- Akhenaton

A man content to go to heaven alone will never go to heaven.
- Boethius

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned,
nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
- William Congreve

Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind,
going and coming like ourselves,
traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day,
and through space heaven knows how fast and far!
- John Muir

Home interprets heaven.
Home is heaven for beginners.
- Charles Henry Parkhurst

I can't tell you if genius is hereditary,
because heaven has granted me no offspring.
- James Whistler

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

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

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

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

The quality of mercy is not strained.
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest:
It blesseth him that gives and him that takes.
- William Shakespeare

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.
- William Blake

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.
- Morihei Ueshiba

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.
- John Foxe

Never undertake anything for which you wouldn't have
the courage to ask the blessings of heaven.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Nothing is farther than earth from heaven;
nothing is nearer than heaven to earth.
- Augustus Hare

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.
- T. E. Lawrence

Although you have some films that are a real bummer,
there's always a film that comes up where it's just heaven.
- Terence Stamp

I'm working on a new novel, in its 3rd draft,
but it's hard to write while doing 7th Heaven.
- Stephen Collins

My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be
through Earth's loveliness.
- Michelangelo

Ye stars!
which are the poetry of heaven!
- Lord Byron

If there's a heaven upon the earth, a fellow knows
it when He's been away from home a week,
and then gets back again.
- Will Carleton

He who binds his soul to knowledge, steals the key of heaven.
- Nathaniel Parker Willis

A Boss in Heaven is the best excuse for a boss on earth,
therefore If God did exist, he would have to be abolished.
- Mikhail Bakunin

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

If I have any beliefs about immortality,
it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven,
and very, very few persons.
- James Thurber

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.
- Lydia M. Child

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

We are as near to heaven by sea as by land.
- Humphrey Gilbert

Mankind fears an evil man but heaven does not.
- Mencius

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp.
Or what's a heaven for?
- Robert Browning

The little windflower, whose just opened eye is blue
as the spring heaven it gazes at.
- William C. Bryant

The main object of religion is not to get a man into heaven,
but to get heaven into him.
- Thomas Hardy

There exists a species of transcendental ventriloquism
by means of which men can be made to believe that something
said on earth comes from Heaven.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Detroit turned out to be heaven, but it also turned out to be hell.
- Marvin Gaye

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

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

Heaven wheels above you, displaying to you her eternal glories,
and still your eyes are on the ground.
- Dante Alighieri

There can be but little liberty on earth while men
worship a tyrant in heaven.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

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


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