Quotes by heaven

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  • 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
    William Shakespeare
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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.
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
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    As one of my predecessors said, our objective is not to take people to heaven, but to prevent humanity from going to hell.
    Source: Kofi Annan on 40 Years Trying to End War, Promote Peace at the United Nations (2012)
  • Doug Horton
    Doug Horton
    American Protestant clergyman 1891-1968
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    As the fly bangs against the window attempting freedom while the door stands open, so we bang against death ignoring heaven.
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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    Ask yourself whether the dream of heaven and greatness should be waiting for us in our graves - or whether it should be ours here and now and on this earth.
  • Erwin W. Lutzer
    Erwin W. Lutzer
    American evangelical Christian pastor 1941-
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    At death we cross from one territory to another, but we'll have no trouble with visas. Our representative is already there, preparing for our arrival. As citizens of heaven, our entrance is incontestable.
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
    English poet 1809-1892
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
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    Battering the gates of heaven with the storms of prayer.
  • A. E. Housman
    A. E. Housman
    British poet 1859-1936
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    Be still, my soul, be still; the arms you bear are brittle,
    Earth and high heaven are fixt of old and founded strong.
    Source: A Shropshire Lad (1896) No. 48, st. 1
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven.
    Source: Paradise lost (1667) I, 263
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    Between us and heaven or hell there is only life, which is the frailest thing in the world.
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth
    English poet 1770-1850
    William Wordsworth
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    Bless was it in that dawn to be alive,/But to be young was very heaven.
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth
    English poet 1770-1850
    William Wordsworth
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    Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive,
    But to be young was very heaven.
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