Quotes: heaven

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  • Robert Browning
    Robert Browning
    English poet 1812-1889
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    A man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's heaven for?
  • A single grateful thought toward heaven is the most perfect prayer.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    A society must assume that it is stable, but the artist must know, and he must let us know, that there is nothing stable under heaven.
  • Robert Leighton
    Robert Leighton
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    Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
  • Robert Browning
    Robert Browning
    English poet 1812-1889
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    Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    Aim at heaven, and you will get earth thrown in; aim at earth, and you will get neither.
  • Eugene Field
    Eugene Field
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    All human joys are swift of wing, For heaven doth so allot it; That when you get an easy thing, You find you haven't got it.
  • Barbara Walters
    Barbara Walters
    American journalist and author 1929-
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    All of the religions - with the exception of Tibetan Buddhism, which doesn't believe in a heaven - teach that heaven is a better place. At the end of the program, I say that heaven is a place where you are happy. All of the religions have that in common.
  • Robert Burton
    Robert Burton
    English clergyman and writer 1577-1640
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    All places are distant from heaven alike.
    Source: The Anatomy of Melancholy Part II, sect. 2, 4
  • Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    American author and clergyman 1814-1880
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    An aged Christian, with the snow of time upon his head, may remind us that those points of earth are whitest which are nearest to heaven.
  • Washington Irving
    Washington Irving
    American writer 1783-1859
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    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.
  • 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.
    Source: Romeo and Juliet 3, 2
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    And seeing ignorance is the curse of God, Knowledge the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.
    Source: Henry VI 4, 7
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    As I approached my 95th birthday, I was burdened to write a book that addressed the epidemic of 'easy believism.' There is a mindset today that if people believe in God and do good works, they are going to Heaven.