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heaven Quotes

68 of the best book quotes about heaven
  1. #1
    “We make Hell real; we stoke its fires.
    And in its flames our hope expires.
    Heaven, too, is merely our creation.
    We can grant ourselves our own salvation.
    All that’s required is imagination.”
  2. #2
    “Some people are born again; evil-doers go to hell; righteous people go to heaven; those who are free from all worldly desires attain Nirvana.”
  3. #3
    “To live, to err, to fall, to triumph, to recreate life out of life! A wild angel had appeared to him, the angel of mortal youth and beauty, an envoy from the fair courts of life, to throw open before him in an instant of ecstasy the gates of all the ways of error and glory. On and on and on and on!”
  4. #4
    “Heaven is not a place, and it is not a time. Heaven is being perfect.”
  5. #5
    “You will begin to touch heaven, Jonathan, in the moment that you touch the perfect speed. And it isn’t flying a thousand miles an hour, or a million, or flying at the speed of light. Because any number is a limit, and perfection doesn’t have limits. Perfect speed, my son, is being there.”
  6. #6
    “Joy is the serious business of heaven.”
  7. #7
    “The divine is not something high above us. It is in heaven, it is in earth, it is inside us.”
  8. #8
    “‘A burden lies heavily upon me.’ He took a deep breath and let it out slowly. ‘You see, I’ve learned that our city will be burned with fire from heaven. I’m afraid we are all doomed . . . even you, my sweet children, unless I can find some way of escape, but I haven’t found any way.’”
  9. #9
    “Earth is a merry damsel, and heaven a knight so true”
  1. #10
    “Earth is crammed with Heaven.”
  2. #11
    “Above all, pay attention to your own hearts with their lusts, for they are ‘deceitful above all things and desperately wicked.’ Set your faces with flint-like resolve since you have all power in heaven and earth on your side.”
  3. #12
    “There are more things in Heaven and Earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.”
  4. #13
    “My words fly up, my thoughts remain below: Words without thoughts never to heaven go.”
  5. #14
    “Turn him into stars and form a constellation in his image. His face will make the heavens so beautiful that the world will fall in love with the night and forget about the garish sun.”
  6. #15
    “I’d like to go by climbing a birch tree,
    And climb black branches up a snow-white trunk
    Toward heaven, till the tree could bear no more,
    But dipped its top and set me down again.
    That would be good both going and coming back.
    One could do worse than be a swinger of birches.”
  7. #16
    “Now, if we are made for heaven, the desire for our proper place will be already in us, but not yet attached to the true object, and will even appear as the rival of that object.”
  8. #17
    “When the eyes of the soul looking out meet the eyes of God looking in, heaven has begun right here on this earth.”
  9. #18
    “The scriptural picture of heaven is therefore just as symbolical as the picture which our desire, unaided, invents for itself; heaven is not really full of jewelry any more than it is really the beauty of Nature, or a fine piece of music.”

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  1. #19
    “Joy is the serious business of heaven.”
  2. #20
    “The demand of the loveless and the self-imprisoned that they should be allowed to blackmail the universe: that till they consent to be happy (on their own terms) no one else shall taste joy: that theirs should be the final power; that Hell should be able to veto Heaven.”
  3. #21
    “Dance and game are frivolous, unimportant down here; for “down here” is not their natural place. Here, they are a moment’s rest from the life we were placed here to live. But in this world everything is upside down. That which, if it could be prolonged here, would be a truancy, is likest that which in a better country is the End of ends. Joy is the serious business of Heaven.”
  4. #22
    “They both distrust the advice of heaven; but what harm will it do to try?”
  5. #23
    “After all, if there is a heaven, we will find each other again, for there is no heaven without you.”
  6. #24
    “My idea of heaven still is to drive the gravel farm roads of Umbria and Tuscany, very pleasantly lost.”
  7. #25
    “He ought to tell Crowley. No, he didn’t. He wanted to tell Crowley. He ought to tell Heaven.”
  8. #26
    “It is said that the Devil has all the best tunes.
    This is broadly true. But Heaven has the best choreographers.”
  9. #27
    “The bodies of irrational animals are bent toward the ground, whereas man was made to walk erect with his eyes on heaven, as though to remind him to keep his thoughts on things above.”
  1. #28
    “We will unite the white rose and the red;
    Smile heaven upon this fair conjunction,
    That long have frowned upon their enmity.”
  2. #29
    “Me miserable! which way shall I flie
    Infinite wrauth, and infinite despaire?
    Which way I flie is Hell; my self am Hell;
    And in the lowest deep a lower deep
    Still threatning to devour me opens wide,
    To which the Hell I suffer seems a Heav’n.”
  3. #30
    “I sung of Chaos and Eternal Night,
    Taught by the heav’nly Muse to venture down
    The dark descent, and up to reascend.”
  4. #31
    “Heidi, it’s just as if we were in a high carriage and were going to drive straight into heaven.”
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  5. #32
    “Soul to heaven, body to earth”
  6. #33
    “Heaven is what you mix all the days of your life, but you call it dreams. You have one chance to buy your Heaven with all the intents and ethics of your life. That is why everyone considers Heaven such a lovely place. Because it is dreams, special dreams, in which you exist. What you have to do is live up to them.”
  7. #34
    “And there came out stars in the heavens, Like a … of heaven he fell upon me. I bore him but he was too heavy for me. He bore a net but I was not able to bear it.”
  8. #35
    “For socialism is not merely the labor question, it is before all things the atheistic question, the question of the form taken by atheism to-day, the question of the tower of Babel built without God, not to mount to heaven from earth but to set up heaven on earth.”
  9. #36
    “From sagging to seeking, from mournful to hopeful. From dwellers in the land of good-bye to a heaven of hellos. The Prince has decreed a homecoming.”

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The Rag Coat book
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Three Little Words book
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All the Places to Love book
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Penguin and Pinecone book
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Spot Loves His Daddy book
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The Trumpet of the Swan book
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Wherever You Are book
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  1. #37
    “Heaven would never be heaven without you.”
  2. #38
    “I always chose the icicle: the weapon melts away. ”
  3. #39
    “I wish you all a long and happy life. ”
  4. #40
    “But I came to believe that if I watched closely, and desired, I might change the lives of those I loved on Earth.”
  5. #41
    “Heaven can be found in the most unlikely corners.”
  6. #42
    “That’s what heaven is. You get to make sense of your yesterdays.”
  7. #43
    “Sweet wandering bird that singest on thy way,
    Or mournest yet the time for ever past,
    Watching night come and spring receding fast,
    Day’s bliss behind thee and the seasons gay,—
    If thou my griefs against thine own couldst weigh,
    Thou couldst not guess how long my sorrows last;
    Yet thou mightst hide thee from the wintry blast
    Within my breast, and thus my pains allay.
    Yet may not all thy woes be named with mine,
    Since she whom thou dost mourn may live, yet live,
    But death and heaven still hold my spirit’s bride;
    And all those long past days of sad decline
    With all the joys remembered years can give
    Still bid me ask ‘Sweet bird! with me abide!‘”
  8. #44
    “Everyone has an idea of heaven, as do most religions, and they should all be respected. The version represented here is only a guess, a wish, in some ways, that my uncle and others like him - people who felt unimportant here on Earth- realize, finally, how much they mattered and how they were loved.”
  9. #45
    “There are five people you meet in heaven. Each of us was in your life for a reason. You may not have known the reason at the time, and that is what heaven is for. For understanding your life on earth.”
  1. #46
    “I am not an angel,′ I asserted; ‘and I will not be one till I die: I will be myself. Mr. Rochester, you must neither expect nor exact anything celestial of me - for you will not get it, any more than I shall get it of you: which I do not at all anticipate.”
  2. #47
    “I’ll follow thee and make a heaven of hell,
    To die upon the hand I love so well.”
  3. #48
    “O, then, what graces in my love do dwell,
    That he hath turn’d a heaven unto a hell!”
  4. #49
    Heaven have mercy on us all - Presbyterians and Pagans alike - for we are all somehow dreadfully cracked about the head, and sadly need mending.
  5. #50
    “When beggars die, there are no comets seen;
    The heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes.”
  6. #51
    “The mind is its own place, and in it self
    Can make a Heav’n of Hell, a Hell of Heav’n.”
  7. #52
    “Better to reign in Hell, then serve in Heav’n.”
  8. #53
    “This was one of those happy days that God grants us sometimes on earth, to give us an idea of the bliss of heaven.”
  9. #54
    “Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.”

Books about happiness

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Wonder book
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Emma book
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You Are My Happy book
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Be Happy! book
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The Best Bear in All the World book
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Augustus and His Smile book
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If I Had a Little Dream book
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Pom Pom Panda Gets the Grumps book
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  1. #55
    “Love in your mind produces love in your life. This is the meaning of heaven. Fear in your mind produces fear in your life. This is the meaning of hell.”
  2. #56
    “People think of Heaven as a paradise garden, a place where they can float on clouds and laze in rivers and mountains. But scenery without solace is meaningless.”
  3. #57
    ″‘Tis set down so in heaven, but not in Earth.”
  4. #58
    “Reading in bed can be heaven, assuming you can get just the right amount of light on the page and aren’t prone to spilling your coffee or cognac on the sheets. ”
  5. #59
    “I wanted to tell you that the man who is your father, the man who gave you life, has found a woman who is in heaven when she’s in his arms.”
  6. #60
    “You say I have no power? Perhaps you speak truly... But — you say that dreams have no power here? Tell me, Lucifer Morningstar... Ask yourselves, all of you... What power would hell have if those imprisoned were not able to dream of heaven?”
  7. #61
    “I wanted to tell you that the man who is your father, the man who gave you life, has found a woman who is in heaven when she’s in his arms.”
  8. #62
    “Amy had said that she hoped there was lime Jell-O in heaven because she couldn’t go an eternity without it. We’d laughed so hard green gelatin sprayed out of our mouths.”
  9. #63
    “It seeks God knowing that it has already been found by Him. It travels to Heaven realizing obscurely that it has already arrived.”
  10. #64
    “That is why, at the end of all things, when the sun rises here and the twilight turns to blackness down there, the Blessed will say, “we have never lived anywhere except in heaven,’ and the Lost, “We were always in Hell.” And both will speak truly.”
  11. #65
    “They say of some temporary suffering, ‘No future bliss can make up for it,’ not knowing that Heaven, once attained, will work backwards and turn even that agony into a glory.”
  12. #66
    “Would to Heaven we had never approached them at all, but had run back at top speed out of that blasphemous tunnel with the greasily smooth floors and the degenerate murals aping and mocking the things they had superseded-run back, before we had seen what we did see, and before our minds were burned with something which will never let us breathe easily again!”
  13. #67
    “The evil genius of darkness presided at its birth, it came forth under the veil of mystery, its true features being carefully concealed, and every deceptive art has been and is practicing to have this spurious brat received as the genuine offspring of heaven-born liberty.”
  14. #68
    “Dear Die-ary, I’ve been to heaven and hell...and I still don’t know if there is a god or a devil. Still...it’s something to write about.”
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