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  • Leigh Hunt
    Leigh Hunt
    British poet, essaywriter 1784-1859
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    Affection, like melancholy, magnifies trifles; but the magnifying of the one is like looking through a telescope at heavenly objects; that of the other, like enlarging monsters with a microscope.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    ''When the sun rises, do you not see a round disc of fire somewhat like a guinea?'' O no, no, I see an innumerable company of the heavenly host crying ''Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord God Almighty.''
  • Thomas à Kempis
    Thomas à Kempis
    German theologian 1380-1471
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    Anyone who thinks hard work will never hurt you has never had to pay to have it done. Jesus now has many lovers of his Heavenly Kingdom, but few bearers of his cross.
  • Vernon Howard
    Vernon Howard
    Swiss actor 1914-1996
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    By cultivating the beautiful we scatter the seeds of heavenly flowers, as by doing good we cultivate those that belong to humanity.
  • Barbara Mandrell
    Barbara Mandrell
    American country music singer, musician, and actress 1948-
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    By our Heavenly Father and only because of God, only because of God. We're like other couples. We do not get along perfectly; we do not go without arguments and, as I call them, fights, and heartache and pain and hurting each other. But a marriage is three of us.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    Don't think, feel....it is like a finger pointing a way to the moon. Don't concentrate on the finger or you will miss all that heavenly glory!
    Source: Bruce Lee: Enter the Dragon (1973)
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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    Father in Heaven! When the thought of thee wakes in our hearts let it not awaken like a frightened bird that flies about in dismay, but like a child waking from its sleep with a heavenly smile.
  • Cassiodorus
    Cassiodorus
    Roman statesman 487-585
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    For what is more glorious than music, which modulates the heavenly system with its sonorous sweetness, and binds together with its virtue the concord of nature which is scattered everywhere?
    Source: Variae, Bk. 2, no. 40; p. 38.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Humility like the darkness, reveals the heavenly lights.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    I believe that our Heavenly Father invented man because he was disappointed in the monkey.
  • Benjamin Watson
    Benjamin Watson
    American football player 1980-
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    In the same way that I cannot be perfect and need grace for my mistakes, I also need to give my kids grace. I am constantly learning to be patient with them, understanding that they won't do everything right all the time, while still holding them to a high standard, as their heavenly father does.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    It is a strange trade that of advocacy. Your intellect, your highest heavenly gift is hung up in the shop window like a loaded pistol for sale.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
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    Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning - an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies.
  • William Arthur Ward
    William Arthur Ward
    American writer and poet 1921-1994
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    Obedience to our Heavenly Father starts with our loving service to a needy brother.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    Oh the harsh snarl of guitar strings roaring!
    Heavenly distensions of our throats!
    Trousers stiff with dirt and love! Such whoring!
    Long green slimy nights: we were like stoats.
    Source: Poems, 1913-1956 Those days of my youth [O, Ihr Zeiten meiner Jugen
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