Quotes: heaven

Quotes 91 till 105 of 264.

  • Emma Goldman
    Emma Goldman
    American anarchist 1869-1940
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    Heaven must be an awfully dull place if the poor in spirit live there.
  • Sophocles
    Sophocles
    Greek poet 496 BC - 406 BC
    Sophocles
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    Heaven never helps the men who will not act.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
    Henry Ward Beecher
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    Heaven will be inherited by every man who has heaven in his soul.
  • Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson
    American president (7th) 1767-1845
    Andrew Jackson
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    Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Heaven, as conventionally conceived, is a place so inane, so dull, so useless, so miserable that nobody has ever ventured to describe a whole day in heaven, though plenty of people have described a day at the seaside.
  • Jean de la Fontaine
    Jean de la Fontaine
    French writer 1621-1695
    Jean de la Fontaine
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    Help yourself, and Heaven will help you.
  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
    Lydia M. Child
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    Home - that blessed word, which opens to the human heart the most perfect glimpse of Heaven, and helps to carry it thither, as on an angel's wings.
  • Charles H. Parkhurst
    Charles H. Parkhurst
    American clergyman and social reformer 1842-1933
    Charles H. Parkhurst
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    Home interprets heaven. Home is heaven for beginners.
  • Isaac Asimov
    Isaac Asimov
    American writer 1920-1992
    Isaac Asimov
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    I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell - you see, I have friends in both places.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    I don't want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there.
  • Pearl S. Buck
    Pearl S. Buck
    American novelist 1892-1973
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    I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    I like to be beholden to the great metropolitan English speech, the sea which receives tributaries from every region under heaven.
  • Sir John Vanbrugh
    Sir John Vanbrugh
    English architect and dramatist 1664-1726
    Sir John Vanbrugh
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    I never had but one intrigue yet: but I confess I long to have another. Pray heaven it end as the first did tho , that we may both grow weary at a time; for 'Tis a melancholy thing for lovers to outlive one another.