Quotes by heaven
Quotes 106 till 120 of 285.
Lydia M. Child
American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
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
American clergyman and social reformer 1842-1933
Home interprets heaven. Home is heaven for beginners.
American writer 1920-1992
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.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell - you see, I have friends in both places.
Irish writer 1854-1900
I don't want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there.
Pearl S. Buck
American novelist 1892-1973
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
American writer and poet 1809-1894
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
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
I like to be beholden to the great metropolitan English speech, the sea which receives tributaries from every region under heaven.
Sir John Vanbrugh
English architect and dramatist 1664-1726
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.
English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its components fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark.Source: The Guardian (15 May 2011)
English writer, illustrator and conservationist 1866-1943
I remember I used to half believe and wholly play with fairies when I was a child. What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood, tempered and balanced by knowledge and common-sense...Source: Journal entry
British writer, poet 1818-1848
I see heaven's glories shine and faith shines equal...
R. A. Torrey
American evangelist, pastor, educator, and writer 1856-1928
I would rather go to heaven alone than go to hell in company.
Martin Luther King
American preacher 1929-1968
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Charles Prince Of Wales
British heir apparent to the throne 1948-
If English is spoken in heaven. God undoubtedly employs Cranmer as his speechwriter. The angels of the lesser ministries probably use the language of the New English Bible and the Alternative Service Book for internal memos.
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