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Heaven Quotes

Do you believe in the afterlife? Do you believe you are headed to a place that no one is really sure exists after this lifetime? While a lot of people believe in the existence of heaven or paradise as it is also known as, the exact number of people also rest on the hope that they will all make it to paradise. Paradise is supposed to be this place with an abundance of joy and jeer and no place for tears and fears, but do you really know that for sure? Read on to discover quotations and sayings on heaven.

C. S. Lewis

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

Robert Kennedy

But suppose God is black? What if we go to Heaven and we, all our lives, have treated the Negro as an inferior, and God is there, and we look up and He is not white? What then is our response?

James Stewart

Frank called me one day and said, 'I have an idea for a movie, why don't you come over and I'll tell you?' So I went over and we sat down and he said,'This picture starts in heaven'. That shook me.

William Morris

Fellowship is heaven, and lack of fellowship is hell; fellowship is life, and lack of fellowship is death; and the deeds that ye do upon the earth, it is for fellowship's sake that ye do them.

Blaise Pascal

Between us and heaven or hell there is only life, which is the frailest thing in the world.


All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way.

H. L. Mencken

A church is a place in which gentlemen who have never been to heaven brag about it to persons who will never get there.

Andrew Jackson

Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there.

John Milton

Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven.

Henry Ward Beecher

Children are the hands by which we take hold of the heaven.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Men at most differ as Heaven and Earth, but women, worst and best, as Heaven and Hell.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Earth's crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God: But only he who sees takes off his shoes.

Isaac Asimov

I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse.

Jules Renard

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

Thomas More

Here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish; Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.

Osama bin Laden

I'm fighting so I can die a martyr and go to heaven to meet God. Our fight now is against the Americans.

Billy Graham

My home is in Heaven. I'm just traveling through this world.

Desmond Tutu

We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.

Samuel Johnson

A man who is good enough to go to heaven is not good enough to be a clergyman.

Omar Khayyam

Drunkards are doomed to hell, so men declare, Believe it not, 'tis but a foolish scare; Heaven will be empty as this hand of mine, If none who love good drink find entrance there.

George Santayana

Columbus found a world, and had no chart, Save one that faith deciphered in the skies.

Jean Baudrillard

Seduction is always more singular and sublime than sex and it commands the higher price. 

John Milton

The stars, that nature hung in heaven, and filled their lamps with everlasting oil, give due light to the misled and lonely traveller.

Adolf Hitler

By the skillful and sustained use of propaganda, one can make a people see even heaven as hell or an extremely wretched life as paradise.

Paulo Coelho

Love can consign us to hell or to paradise, but it always takes us somewhere.

Dwight L. Moody

No man can resolve himself into Heaven.

John Milton

The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.

Camille Paglia

Heaven help the American-born boy with a talent for ballet.

Henry Ward Beecher

Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.

Eric Hoffer

Children are the keys of paradise.

Billy Graham

God will prepare everything for our perfect happiness in heaven, and if it takes my dog being there, I believe he'll be there.

Diana Rigg

I loved the idea of playing this naughty old bag, offering her own explanation. It's my idea of heaven.

Henry Ward Beecher

Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.

George Bernard Shaw

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.

Mark Twain

Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

For flowers that bloom about our feet; For tender grass, so fresh, so sweet; For song of bird, and hum of bee; For all things fair we hear or see, Father in heaven, we thank Thee!

C. S. Lewis

Joy is the serious business of Heaven.

William Shakespeare

Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.

William Shakespeare

O! Let me not be mad, not mad, sweet heaven; keep me in temper; I would not be mad.

Come here, I will show you a new way to the Creator: Not through speech, but through song! Let us sing and Heaven will understand us.

The marvel of heaven and earth, of time and eternity, is the atoning death of Jesus Christ. This is the mystery that brings more glory to God than all creation.