There can be but little liberty on earth while men worship a tyrant in heaven.
An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.
Sequoias, kings of their race, growing close together like grass in a meadow, poised their brave domes and spires in the sky three hundred feet above the ferns and lilies that enameled the ground; towering serene through the long centuries, preaching God's forestry fresh from heaven
There is a special place in our yard where heaven has met the earth. This heaven is a swirl of azure, cerulean, sapphire and cobalt. In it, the whispering wind sings a delicately soft turlee. This heaven flashes an eternal sunset of crimson set on ivory. It sees with sharp eyes of midnight ink.
His authority on earth allows us to dare to go to all the nations. His authority in heaven gives us our only hope of success. And His presence with us leaves us no other choice.
Heaven would indeed be heaven if lovers were there permitted as much enjoyment as they had experienced on earth.
Your enjoyment of the world is never right, till every morning you awake in Heaven: see yourself in your Father's palace; and look upon the skies, the earth, and the air as celestial joys: having such a reverend esteem of all, as if you were among the angels.
An enthusiast broods over the oppression of a people till he fancies himself commissioned by Heaven to liberate them. He ventures the attempt, which ends in little else than his own execution.
King of England, and you, duke of Bedford, who call yourself regent of the kingdom of France... settle your debt to the king of Heaven; return to the Maiden, who is envoy of the king of Heaven, the keys to all the good towns you took and violated in France.
A pulse in the eternal mind, no less, gives somewhere back the thoughts by England given. Her sights and sounds; dreams happy as her day; and laughter, learnt of friends; and gentleness, in hearts at peace, under an English heaven.
Las Vegas looks the way you'd imagine heaven must look at night.
Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin!
Sin makes its own hell, and goodness its own heaven.
To appreciate heaven well, it's good for a person to have some fifteen minutes of hell.
When all the world dissolves,
And every creature shall be purified,
All places shall be hell that are not heaven.
Heaven and Hell are man's hopes and his fears extended beyond the grave.
Mankind is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good and evil which is independent of heaven and hell.
When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
Perfect holiness is the aim of the saints on earth, and it is the reward of the saints in Heaven.
Help yourself, and Heaven will help you.
For hundreds of millions of Americans who believe in God, prayer is our bridge between Earth and Heaven, our way of opening our hearts to the Lord. Through this intimate relationship we find peace and guidance.
Little deeds of kindness, little words of love, Help to make earth happy, like the heaven above.
I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars.
HIV does not make people dangerous to know, so you can shake their hands and give them a hug: Heaven knows they need it.