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

In Heaven all the interesting people are missing.
Heaven goes by favor; if it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.
Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.
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.
If the destination is heaven, why do we scramble to be first in line for hell?
The kingdom of Heaven is a condition of the heart --not something that comes upon the earth or after death.
Many might go to Heaven with half the labor they go to hell.
What they do in heaven we are ignorant of; what they do not do we are told expressly.
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.
Those are dead even for this life who hope for no other.
Heaven gives its glimpses only to those not in position to look too close.
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.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
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.
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.
Everybody wants to go heaven, but nobody wants to die.
The ink of the scholar and the blood of a martyr are of equal value in heaven.
As the fly bangs against the window attempting freedom while the door stands open, so we bang against death ignoring heaven.
The main object of religion is not to get a man into heaven, but to get heaven into him.
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.
Heaven is so far of the mind that were the mind dissolved -- the site of it by architect could not again be proved.
It is not the fact that a person has riches that keeps them from heaven, but the fact that riches have them.
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.
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.
Seek ye first the kingdom of heaven, and all else shall be added unto you. [Mathew]
The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows His handiwork
Heaven will be inherited by every man who has heaven in his soul.
Sleep is the sister of death and the dwellers of heaven will not sleep
If we insist on keeping Hell (or even Earth) we shall not see Heaven: if we accept Heaven we shall not be able to retain even the smallest and most intimate souvenirs of Hell.
Can you tell a plain man the road to heaven? Certainly, turn at once to the right, then go straight forward.
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?
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.
To get to heaven, turn right and keep straight.
I would rather go to heaven alone than go to hell in company.
Look for me in the nurseries of Heaven.
Celestial navigation is based on the premise that the Earth is the center of the universe. The premise is wrong, but the navigation works. An incorrect model can be a useful tool.
As for evildoers, for them awaits a painful chastisement; but for those who believe, and do deeds of righteousness, they shall be admitted to gardens underneath which rivers flow, therein dwelling forever, by the leave of their Lord, their greeting therein: Peace!
Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue.

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