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

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

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

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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.

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Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Jesus Christ

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Heaven for climate, Hell for company. J. M. Barrie

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

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

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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

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To be with God. Confucius

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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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Those are dead even for this life who hope for no other. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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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. C. S. Lewis

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

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In Heaven all the interesting people are missing. Friedrich Nietzsche

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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

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

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"Fury from the heavens; fury at the gods – inseparable." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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

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The key to heaven's gate cannot be duplicated. Doug Horton

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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

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

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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

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

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

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"Mercy is not in favor in my heavens today,” says Vashanka, unforgiving and combative, folding vast arms and spearing Harmony with lightning that crackles from his gaze. Janet Morris

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

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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

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The kingdom of Heaven is a condition of the heart --not something that comes upon the earth or after death. Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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When we die and go to Heaven, our Maker is not going to say, Why didn't you discover the cure for such and such? The only thing we're going to be asked at that precious moment is Why didn't you become you?

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To get to heaven, turn right and keep straight.

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

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Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue. Francis Quarles

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

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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

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

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All things come from above.

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

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No man can resolve himself into Heaven. Dwight L. Moody

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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

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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