Quotes by heaven

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  • 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.
  • 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!
  • Sir Richard Steele
    Sir Richard Steele
    British Dramatist, Essayist, Editor 1672-1729
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    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.
  • 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.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    Your days are short here; this is the last of your springs. And now in the serenity and quiet of this lovely place, touch the depths of truth, feel the hem of Heaven. You will go away with old, good friends. And don't forget when you leave why you came.
  • 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.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    A man who is good enough to go to heaven is not good enough to be a clergyman.
  • 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 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
    American writer 1850-1895
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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.
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