Best Heaven Quotes I Wish I Had Read

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Heaven Quotes

Christ’s grave was the birthplace of an indestructible belief that death is vanquished and there is life eternal.

Adolph Harnack


In heaven after “ages of ages” of growing glory, we shall have to say, as each new wave of the shoreless, sunlit sea bears us onward, “It doth not yet appear what we shall be.”

Alexander Maclaren (1826-1910, British Preacher)


Can you tell a plain man the road to heaven? Certainly, turn at once to the right, then go straight forward.



The heavens declare the glory of God, and the earth is shows his handiwork.

Bible (Sacred Scriptures of Christians and Judaism)


Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. [Mathew]

Bible (Sacred Scriptures of Christians and Judaism)



It is easier for a camel to pass through they eye of the needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of God.

Bible (Sacred Scriptures of Christians and Judaism)


Seek ye first the kingdom of heaven, and all else shall be added unto you. [Mathew]

Bible (Sacred Scriptures of Christians and Judaism)


Well, I don’t know, but I’ve been told the streets in heaven are lined with gold. I ask you how things could get much worse if the Russians happen to get up there first; Wowee! pretty scary!

Bob Dylan (1941-, American Musician, Singer, Songwriter)


Aim at heaven, and you will get earth thrown in; aim at earth, and you will get neither.

S. Lewis (1898-1963, British Academic, Writer, Christian Apologist)


If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this.

S. Lewis (1898-1963, British Academic, Writer, Christian Apologist)


Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.

S. Lewis (1898-1963, British Academic, Writer, Christian Apologist)


I had a million questions to ask God: but when I met Him, they all fled my mind; and it didn’t seem to matter.

Christopher Morley (1890-1957, American Novelist, Journalist, Poet)


To be with God.

Confucius (551-479 BC, Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher)


Nothing is further than earth from heaven, and nothing is nearer than heaven to earth.

David Hare (1947-, British Playwright, Director)


As the fly bangs against the window attempting freedom while the door stands open, so we bang against death ignoring heaven.

Doug Horton


If the destination is heaven, why do we scramble to be first in line for hell?

Doug Horton


The key to heaven’s gate cannot be duplicated.

Doug Horton


It is not the fact that a person has riches that keeps them from heaven, but the fact that riches have them.

Dr. Caird


We talk about heaven being so far away. It is within speaking distance to those who belong there. Heaven is a prepared place for a prepared people.

Dwight L. Moody (1837-1899, American Evangelist)


No man can resolve himself into Heaven.

Dwight L. Moody (1837-1899, American Evangelist)


Heaven is so far of the mind that were the mind dissolved — the site of it by architect could not again be proved.

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886, American Poet)


Heaven must be an awfully dull place if the poor in spirit live there.

Emma Goldman (1869-1940, American Anarchist)


To me heaven would be a big bull ring with me holding two barrera seats and a trout stream outside that no one else was allowed to fish in and two lovely houses in the town; one where I would have my wife and children and be monogamous and love them truly and well and the other where I would have my nine beautiful mistresses on nine different floors.

Ernest Hemingway (1898-1961, American Writer)


The human mind is inspired enough when it comes to inventing horrors; it is when it tries to invent a Heaven that it shows itself cloddish.

Evelyn Waugh (1903-1966, British Novelist)


Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue.

Francis Quarles (1592-1644, British Poet)


Look for me in the nurseries of Heaven.

Francis Thompson (1859-1907, British Poet)


The “kingdom of Heaven” is a condition of the heart –not something that comes “upon the earth” or “after death.”

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900, German Philosopher)


In Heaven all the interesting people are missing.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900, German Philosopher)


Of all the inventions of man I doubt whether any was more easily accomplished than that of a Heaven.

Georg C. Lichtenberg (1742-1799, German Physicist, Satirist)


The doctrine of the Kingdom of Heaven, which was the main teaching of Jesus, is certainly one of the most revolutionary doctrines that ever stirred and changed human thought.

H.G. Wells (1866-1946, British-born American Author)


Heaven will be inherited by every man who has heaven in his soul.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887, American Preacher, Orator, Writer)


You forget that the kingdom of heaven suffers violence: and the kingdom of heaven is like a woman.

James Joyce (1882-1941, Irish Author)


I hope with all my heart there will be painting in heaven.

Jean-Baptiste Corot (1796-1875, French Landscape Painter)


Everybody wants to go heaven, but nobody wants to die.

Joe Louis (1914-1981, American Boxer)


Those are dead even for this life who hope for no other.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832, German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist)


What they do in heaven we are ignorant of; what they do not do we are told expressly.

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745, Anglo-Irish Satirist)


On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.

Jules Renard (1864-1910, French Author, Dramatist)


Celestial navigation is based on the premise that the Earth is the center of the universe. The premise is wrong, but the navigation works. An incorrect model can be a useful tool.

Kelvin Throop III


Men long for an afterlife in which there apparently is nothing to do but delight in heaven’s wonders.

Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941, American Judge)


The trouble with kingdoms of heaven on earth is that they’re liable to come to pass, and then their fraudulence is apparent for all to see. We need a kingdom of heaven in Heaven, if only because it can’t be realized.

Malcolm Muggeridge (1903-1990, British Broadcaster)


Heaven goes by favor; if it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.

Mark Twain (1835-1910, American Humorist, Writer)


All things come from above.



If people would forget about utopia! When rationalism destroyed heaven and decided to set it up here on earth, that most terrible of all goals entered human ambition. It was clear there’d be no end to what people would be made to suffer for it.

Nadine Gordimer (1923-, South African Author)


We send missionaries to China so the Chinese can get to heaven, but we won’t let them into our country.

Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973, American Novelist)


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We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can; and to fly away is to become like God, as far as this is possible; and to become like him is to become holy, just, and wise.

Plato (427-347 BC, Greek Philosopher)


As for evildoers, for them awaits a painful chastisement; but for those who believe, and do deeds of righteousness, they shall be admitted to gardens underneath which rivers flow, therein dwelling forever, by the leave of their Lord, their greeting therein: “Peace!”

Qur’an (Holy Book)


I would rather go to heaven alone than go to hell in company.

A. Torrey


Many might go to Heaven with half the labor they go to hell.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882, American Poet, Essayist)


Heaven gives its glimpses only to those not in position to look too close.

Robert Frost (1875-1963, American Poet)


But somewhere, beyond Space and Time, is wetter water, slimier slime! And there (they trust) there swimmeth one who swam ere rivers were begun, immense of fishy form and mind, squamous omnipotent, and kind.

Rupert Brooke (1887-1915, British Poet)


Heaven for climate, Hell for company.

Sir James M. Barrie (1860-1937, British Playwright)


The heavens and the earth and all that is between them, do you think they were created in jest?

The Koran (500 AD, Islamic Religious Bible)


The ink of the scholar and the blood of a martyr are of equal value in heaven.

The Koran (500 AD, Islamic Religious Bible)


The main object of religion is not to get a man into heaven, but to get heaven into him.

Thomas Hardy (1840-1928, British Novelist, Poet)


Men are admitted into Heaven not because they have curbed and governed their passions or have no passions, but because they have cultivated their understandings. The treasures of Heaven are not negations of passion, but realities of intellect, from which all the passions emanate uncurbed in their eternal glory. The fool shall not enter into Heaven let him be ever so holy. 

William Blake (1757-1827, British Poet, Painter)


If you have not chosen the Kingdom of God first, it will in the end make no difference what you have chosen instead.

William Law (American Merchant)

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