Quotes: heaven

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Dear to us are those who love us... but dearer are those who reject us as unworthy, for they add another life; they build a heaven before us whereof we had not dreamed, and thereby supply to us new powers out of the recesses of the spirit, and urge us to new and unattempted performances.
  • A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    And if he dies, take him and cut him into little stars and he will make
    the face of heaven so fine that everyone will fall in love with night.
  • Thomas Moore
    Thomas Moore
    Irish poet 1779-1852
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    Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.
  • Desiderius Erasmus
    Desiderius Erasmus
    Dutch humanist and philosopher 1469-1536
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    Heaven grant that the burden you carry may have as easy an exit as it had an entrance. [Prayer To A Pregnant Woman]
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin!
  • Molière
    Molière
    French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
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    It's true Heaven forbids some pleasures, but a compromise can usually be found.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Music, the greatest good that mortals know, And all of heaven we have below.
  • Denis Diderot
    Denis Diderot
    French philosopher 1713-1784
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    No man has received from nature the right to give orders to others. Freedom is a gift from heaven, and every individual of the same species has the right to enjoy it as soon as he is in enjoyment of his reason.
  • Paul E. Little
    Paul E. Little
    American Christian author
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    Some people think that God peers over the balcony of heaven trying to find anybody who is enjoying life. And when He spots a happy person, He yells, ''Now cut that out!'' That concept of God should make us shudder because it's blasphemous!
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    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.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    To see a world in a Grain of Sand,
    And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
    Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand,
    And eternity in an hour.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    A church is a place in which gentlemen who have never been to heaven brag about it to persons who will never get there.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    A church is a place in which gentlemen who have never been to heaven brag about it to persons who will never get there.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    A lawyers dream of heaven; every man reclaimed his property at the resurrection, and each tried to recover it from all his forefathers.
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