Quotes: heaven

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  • Erwin W. Lutzer
    Erwin W. Lutzer
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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
    A. E. Housman
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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
    John Milton
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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.
  • Beilby Porteus
    Beilby Porteus
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    But chiefly Thou, Whom soft-eyed Pity once led down from Heaven To bleed for man, to teach him how to live, And, oh! still harder lesson! how to die.
  • Barbara Walters
    Barbara Walters
    American journalist and author 1929-
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    But for Muslims, everything that they don't have on earth is what they get in heaven. They can drink, they can have sex. All of the forbidden pleasures on earth, you can have in paradise.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
    Bruce Springsteen
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    But it's a sad man my friend who's livin' in his own skin
    And can't stand the company.
    Every fool's got a reason to feelin' sorry for himself
    And turn his heart to stone.
    Tonight this fool's halfway to heaven and just a mile outta hell
    And I feel like I'm comin' home.
    Source: Lucky Town (1992) Better Days
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    But thousands die without or this or that, die, and endow a college, or a cat: To some, indeed, Heaven grants the happier fate, Tenrich a bastard, or a son they hate.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    But, good my brother, do not, as some ungracious pastors do. Show me the steep and thorny way to heaven whilst like a puffed and reckless libertine himself the primrose path of dalliance treads and wrecks not his own.
  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    By the skillful and sustained use of propaganda, one can make a people see even heaven as hell or an extremely wretched life as paradise.
  • Robert Pollok
    Robert Pollok
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    Children are living jewels dropped unsustained from heaven.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
    Henry Ward Beecher
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    Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.