Heaven for climate, Hell for company.
Author: Sir James M. Barrie (1860-1937)
Profession: British Playwright
Heaven will be inherited by every man who has heaven in his soul.
Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)
Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer
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.
Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. [Mathew]
Seek ye first the kingdom of heaven, and all else shall be added unto you. [Mathew]
The heavens declare the glory of God, and the earth is shows his handiwork.
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.
Author: William Blake (1757-1827)
Profession: British Poet, Painter
Men long for an afterlife in which there apparently is nothing to do but delight in heaven's wonders.
Author: Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941)
Profession: American Judge
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.
Author: Rupert Brooke (1887-1915)
Profession: British Poet
We send missionaries to China so the Chinese can get to heaven, but we won't let them into our country.
Author: Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973)
Profession: American Novelist
It is not the fact that a person has riches that keeps them from heaven, but the fact that riches have them.
Author: Dr. Caird
To be with God.
Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher
I hope with all my heart there will be painting in heaven.
Author: Jean-Baptiste Corot (1796-1875)
Profession: French Landscape Painter
Heaven is so far of the mind that were the mind dissolved -- the site of it by architect could not again be proved.
Author: Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
Profession: American Poet
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!
Author: Bob Dylan (1941)
Profession: American Musician, Singer, Songwriter