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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.

Alexander the Great

Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.

C. S. Lewis

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

Rabindranath Tagore

Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.

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.

Donald Trump and the First Amendment, it's not a beautiful match; it's not a match made in heaven. Between the free speech rights that he has not defended and the freedom of the press, which he has not defended, it's problematic.

Andrew Jackson

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

Billy Graham

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

Jules Renard

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

Johnny Cash

How well I have learned that there is no fence to sit on between heaven and hell. There is a deep, wide gulf, a chasm, and in that chasm is no place for any man.

Harriet Tubman

I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything. The sun came up like gold through the trees, and I felt like I was in heaven.

Robert Browning

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven for?

Clint Eastwood

They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning.

Curtis Jackson

I think I'll be going to Heaven, because I had good intentions. But my actions are another thing.

Thomas More

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

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

Earth Shoes
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.

I was a guy back in the Eighties who was one movie away from a huge career, which at that time didn't happen. In the Nineties, I worked a lot, but it was kind of, 'Get out there and dig and find things.' Then I guess 'The Rookie' and 'Far From Heaven' were referred to as my comeback.

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.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.

Robert Browning

On the earth the broken arcs; in the heaven a perfect round.

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.

Henry Ward Beecher

Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.

Dwight L. Moody

No man can resolve himself into Heaven.

Jesus Christ

If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven.

In 2008, I just decided that there will come a time when I am dead and gone, and I only have a body of work to show. That was when I did films like 'Last Lear' and Deepa Mehta's 'Heaven On Earth.' They were serious roles.

Ridley Scott

I made the mistake of saying I was an atheist at one point, when I was doing 'Kingdom of Heaven.'

George Bernard Shaw

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.

Marvin Gaye

Detroit turned out to be heaven, but it also turned out to be hell.

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.

Harriet Tubman

I think there's many a slaveholder'll get to Heaven. They don't know better. They acts up to the light they have.

Dwight L. Moody

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.

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Margaret Thatcher

Pennies do not come from heaven. They have to be earned here on earth.

H. L. Mencken

Democracy is only a dream: it should be put in the same category as Arcadia, Santa Claus, and Heaven.


To create something from nothing is one of the greatest feelings, and I would - I don't know, I wish it upon everybody. It's heaven.

Jimi Hendrix

You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.

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?

Justin Trudeau

I am so proud of my family, and I am happy to give them all the limelight they want because heaven knows I got more than I need.

Mitch Albom

I don't know about Heaven or Hell, but I do know that we are visited all the time by the spirits of those who affected us in life.

Diana Rigg

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

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.

Sun Tzu

Hence the saying: If you know the enemy and you know yourself, your victory will not stand in doubt; if you know Heaven and you know Earth, you may make your victory complete.

Princess Diana

HIV does not make people dangerous to know, so you can shake their hands and give them a hug: Heaven knows they need it.

Joseph Addison

Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below.

Karl Urban

I'll need every ounce that I have to drive it through. Film and TV require that energy. Sometimes fight scenes can be pretty intense. When I was shooting 'Heaven' it was truly guerrilla film-making.

Jesus Christ

All my authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.

Tina Turner

This is what I want in heaven... words to become notes and conversations to be symphonies.

Jeff Goldblum

Hawaii can be heaven and it can be hell.

Henry David Thoreau

Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.

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.

Joseph Addison

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!

William Shakespeare

The love of heaven makes one heavenly.

Nina Dobrev

I am a fan of the vampire shows, especially 'True Blood.' I'm obsessed with it. I got to meet the entire cast at Comic-Con and hang out with them. And that was awesome. I basically died and went to heaven.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Often, I can scarcely hear any one speaking to me; the tones yes, but not the actual words; yet as soon as any one shouts, it is unbearable. What will come of all this, heaven only knows!

William Shakespeare

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

Flying Knowledge

I judge movies on how much fun I had while I was doing them. I had a great time on 'The Right Stuff.' Doing that was fantastic. And there was the year I did 'The Rookie' and 'Far From Heaven,' which was amazing because those two different roles were just so far apart.


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

H. P. Lovecraft

Heaven knows where I'll end up - but it's a safe bet that I'll never be at the top of anything! Nor do I particularly care to be.

Robert Louis Stevenson

You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.

Emily Dickinson

I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.

I'm more comfortable writing traditional protagonists. But 'Steve Jobs' and 'The Social Network' have antiheroes. I like to write antiheroes as if they're making their case to God about why they should be allowed into heaven. I have to find something in that character that is like me and write to that.

Frederick Douglass

There is not a man beneath the canopy of Heaven who does not know that slavery is wrong for him.

Brad Pitt

I was very curious about the world even at a young age, and I don't know at what point I became aware that other cultures believed in different religions, and my question was, 'Well, why don't they get to go to Heaven then?'

Clayton Kershaw

Jesus is the only true way to Heaven.

Oprah Winfrey

My idea of heaven is a great big baked potato and someone to share it with.

Ayn Rand

Ask yourself whether the dream of heaven and greatness should be waiting for us in our graves - or whether it should be ours here and now and on this earth.

James Baldwin

Love him and let him love you. Do you think anything else under heaven really matters?


Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things, and then proceed to greater.

Pearl S. Buck

Like Confucius of old, I am so absorbed in the wonder of the earth and the life upon it, that I cannot think of heaven and the angels.

Martin Luther

If I am not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don't want to go there.

C. S. Lewis

Joy is the serious business of Heaven.

George Eliot

We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment.

Victor Hugo

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.

James Baldwin

The future is like heaven, everyone exalts it, but no one wants to go there now.

Camille Paglia

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

Barbra Streisand

They're called 'angels' because they're in heaven until the reviews come out.

Robin Williams

If Heaven exists, to know that there's laughter, that would be a great thing.

Friedrich Nietzsche

In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.

Rabindranath Tagore

Trees are Earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.

Anatole France

What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of art is not able to make an oyster!

Henry Ward Beecher

Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart.

Emily Dickinson

Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell.

Lou Holtz

For victory in life, we've got to keep focused on the goal, and the goal is Heaven.

Abraham Lincoln

Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.

Pearl S. Buck

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

William Blake

Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.

Henry Ward Beecher

Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.

Emily Dickinson

God is not so wary as we, else He would give us no friends, lest we forget Him! The charms of the heaven in the bush are superseded, I fear, by the heaven in the hand, occasionally.


Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.

George Washington

Being no bigot myself to any mode of worship, I am disposed to endulge the professors of Christianity in the church, that road to heaven which to them shall seem the most direct plainest easiest and least liable to exception.

Martin Luther

If you are not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don't want to go there.

Miguel de Cervantes

Every man is as heaven made him, and sometimes a great deal worse.

Timidity makes a person modest. It makes him or her say, 'I'm not worthy of being written up in the record of deeds in heaven or on earth.' Timidity keeps people from their good. They are afraid to say, 'Yes, I deserve it.'


Heaven means to be one with God.

Lao Tzu

Without stirring abroad, One can know the whole world; Without looking out of the window One can see the way of heaven. The further one goes The less one knows.

The sage does not hoard. The more he helps others, the more he benefits himself, The more he gives to others, the more he gets himself. The Way of Heaven does one good but never does one harm. The Way of the sage is to act but not to compete.

Ted Cruz

The hard-core Left loves ridiculing Christians who believe scripture that says, 'God created the heaven and the earth.' They say that it's anti-science to believe that an almighty God would do such a thing.

Steve Martin

Tweeting is really only good for one thing - it's just good for tweeting... It is rewarding, because it's just its own reward. It's sort of like heaven.

Lao Tzu

Great indeed is the sublimity of the Creative, to which all beings owe their beginning and which permeates all heaven.

Lord Byron

Ye stars! which are the poetry of heaven!