Heaven Proverbs

Sayings about Heaven

The most beautiful things in the universe are the starry heavens above us and the feeling of duty within us. ~ Indian Proverbs

Mother earth promised to tell her secrets to heaven. ~ Serbian Proverb

No one is dragged to heaven by the hair. ~ Russian Proverbs

A child is a bridge to heaven. ~ Iranian Proverb

Poetry moves heaven and earth. ~ Japanese Proverbs

In heaven you wont hear the mosquitoes. ~ Finnish Proverbs

Continue to do good, and heaven will come down to you. ~ HawaiianProverb

Heaven and hell can both be found on earth. ~ Yiddish Proverbs

Heaven on earth is to be found on horseback, reading books and between a woman’s breasts. ~ Arabian Proverb

Even the hen looks toward heaven when she drinks. ~ Albanian Proverb

When the thief has stolen from a thief, God laughs in heaven. ~ Armenian Proverbs

The net of heaven is large and wide, but it lets nothing through. ~ Chinese Proverb

God forgives sinners; otherwise His heaven would be empty. ~ German Proverbs

If heaven drops a date, open your mouth. ~ Chinese Proverb

Doctors are the signposts to heaven. ~ German Proverb

Heaven was inspired by the first judge to take a bribe. ~ Turkish Proverbs

He who sees heaven in the water sees the fishes in the trees. ~ Chinese Proverb

Man has a thousand plans, heaven but one. ~ Chinese Proverb

Man cannot stir one inch without the push of heaven’s finger. ~ Chinese Proverb

A single prayer moves heaven. ~ Japanese Proverb

Easy to believe in heaven’s law, but so hard to keep. ~ Chinese Proverb

The world at large doesn’t lead to hell nor does the monastery lead to heaven. ~ Czech Proverb

If God were not forgiving, heaven would be empty. ~ Berber Proverb

If a man becomes powerful even his chicken and his dog go to heaven. ~ Chinese Proverb

Short prayers reach heaven. ~ Traditional Proverb

Men see only the present; heaven sees the future. ~ Chinese Proverb

Just because men do not like the cold, Heaven will not stop the winter. ~ Chinese Proverb

One time “here you are” is better than ten times “heaven help you.” ~ German Proverb

Mankind fears an evil man but heaven does not. ~ Chinese Proverb

The winds of the heavens shift suddenly; so does human fate. ~ Chinese Proverb

To every man is given the key to the gates of heaven; the same key opens the gates of hell. ~ Buddhist Proverb

The devil goes away and heaven comes to stay. ~ Native American Proverb

The distance between heaven and earth is no greater than one thought. ~ Mongolian Proverbs

You can’t buy heaven with money. ~ Maltese Proverb

Heaven dries what it has made wet. ~ Danish Proverb

Meet on the stairs and you won’t meet in heaven. ~ Traditional Proverb

The master has long arms, but they don’t reach heaven. ~ Swedish Proverbs

It is better to be in hell with a wise man than in heaven with an idiot. ~ Yiddish Proverb

One road leads to heaven but many lead to hell. ~ Hungarian Proverb

Smile… heaven is watching! ~ African Proverb

You don’t have to die: heaven and hell are in this world too. ~ Japanese Proverb

Heaven has a road, but no one travels it; Hell has no gate but men will dig to get there. ~ Chinese Proverb

I own a cow in heaven, but I cannot drink her milk. ~ Congolese Proverb

Heaven is at the feet of mothers. ~ Iranian Proverb

He who gives alms to the poor faces heaven. ~ Philippine Proverbs

Great blessings come from Heaven; small blessings come from man. ~ Chinese Proverb

Heaven is dark and yet out of it streams clear water. ~ Afghan Proverb

The barking of dogs does not reach heaven. ~ Sicilian Proverb

Earth is but a marketplace; heaven is home. ~ West African Proverb

Earth belongs to the brave but heaven to those who deserve it. ~ Basque Proverb

Heaven and earth shall never meet. ~ African Proverb

If rubles fell from heaven the poor would have no bag. ~ Russian Proverb

For each man produced by heaven, earth provides a grave. ~ Chinese Proverb

You don’t go to heaven in a carriage. ~ Italian Proverb

You can see heaven through the eye of the needle. ~ Japanese Proverb

There is nothing hidden between Heaven and Earth. ~ Venezuelan Proverb

On earth it’s hard and heaven is far away. ~ Afghan Proverb

He who looks only at heaven may easily break his nose on earth. ~ Czech Proverb

Don’t put your trust in Fortune until you are in heaven. ~ Filipino Proverb

When you reject gifts from heaven you will be rewarded in hell. ~ Japanese Proverb

At the bottom of patience there is heaven. ~ Kanuri Proverb

Better once in heaven than ten times at the gate. ~ Dutch Proverb

Heavenly music is interpreted differently by everyone. ~ Chinese Proverb

There is no escape from heaven’s web. ~ Japanese Proverb

If a woman hears that something unusual is going on in heaven, she would find a ladder to go and look. ~ Armenian Proverb

Nowadays you must go to heaven to meet an angel. ~ Polish Proverbs

You can’t claim heaven as your own if you are just going to sit under it. ~ Cambodian Proverb

Quotations about Heaven

The way to heaven out of all places is of like length and distance. ~ Sir Thomas More

Heaven does not make holiness, but holiness makes heaven. ~ Phillips Brooks

The mind can make a heaven out of hell or a hell out of heaven. ~ John Milton

Men have feverishly conceived a heaven only to find it insipid, and a hell to find it ridiculous. ~ George Santayana

A man content to go to heaven alone will never go to heaven. ~ Boethius

The light of Heaven isn’t light, exactly — it’s a radioactive bludgeoning of purity; a bright, punishing ubiquity. It doesn’t illuminate so much as incinerate: burning away darkness, and shadow, and ambiguity. ~ Ramsey Shehadeh

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

Heaven is a place of restless activity, the abode of never-tiring thought. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

May Heaven exist, even if my place is Hell. ~ Jorge Luis Borges

Heaven is empty, Hell is full. ~ Asfaw Berhane

Hatred unlocks no doors in heaven. ~ William F. Devault

What came from the earth returns back to the earth, and the spirit that was sent from heaven, again carried back, is received into the temple of heaven. ~ Lucretius

Heaven and Hell are man’s hopes and his fears extended beyond the grave. ~ Abraham Miller

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

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

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

Everybody wants to go heaven, but nobody wants to die. ~ Joe Louis

In short, heaven is not to be looked upon only as the reward, but as the natural effect, of a religious life. ~ Joseph Addison Quotes

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

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

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

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

The propitious smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right, which Heaven itself has ordained. ~ George Washington Quotes

Heaven is endless longing, accompanied with an endless fruition–a longing which is blessedness, a longing which is life. ~ Alexander Maclaren

Union with God is the only heaven there is, and it begins here on earth. ~ Macrina Wiederkehr

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

Counsel When the world frowns, heaven smiles. ~ Edward Counsel

One eye on death, and one full fix’d on heaven. ~ Edward Young

Heaven hath many tongues to talk of it, more eyes to behold it, but few hearts that rightly affect it. ~ Joseph Hall

The road to heaven lies as near by water as by land. ~ Jeremy Collier

I hope with all my heart there will be painting in heaven. ~ Jean-Baptiste Corot

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

If we would know what heaven is before we come thither, let us retire into the depths of our own spirits, and we shall find it there among holy thoughts and feelings. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

The joy of heaven will begin as soon as we attain the character of heaven, and do its duties. ~ Theodore Parker

As much of heaven is visible as we have eyes to see. ~ William Winter

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

You must receive something of heaven into the soul, before the soul can be received into heaven. ~ John Thornton

Heaven is the day of which grace is the dawn; the rich, ripe fruit of which grace is the lovely flower; the inner shrine of that most glorious temple to which grace forms the approach and outer court. ~ Thomas Guthrie

Look for me in the nurseries of Heaven. ~ Francis Thompson

Nothing is difficult to mortals; we strive to reach heaven itself in our folly. ~ Horace

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

While the wish of many individuals is to arrive at heaven, we daily behold them on the way to hell. ~ William Scott Downey

Heaven, the treasury of everlasting joy! ~ William Shakespeare

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 Quotes

Heaven for climate, Hell for company. ~ James M. Barrie

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

All places shall be hell that are not heaven. ~ Christopher Marlowe

What, after all, is heaven, but a transition from dim guesses and blind struggling with a mysterious and adverse fate to the fullness of all wisdom–from ignorance, in a word, to knowledge, but knowledge of what order? ~ Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton

The net of heaven is very wide in its meshes, and yet it misses nothing. ~ Lao-Tzu

I would rather go to heaven alone than go to hell in company. ~ R. A. Torrey

The problem is, even if there is a Heaven how can there be one we can stand forever? ~ John Updike

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

All places that the eye of heaven visits, are to a wise man ports and happy havens. ~ William Shakespeare

Many might go to heaven with half the labor they go to hell. ~ Ben Jonson

Heaven is not to sweep our truths away, but only to turn them till we see their glory, to open them till we see their truth, and to unveil our eyes till for the first time we shall really see them. ~ Phillips Brooks

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

Heaven never helps the man who will not act. ~ William Shakespeare Quotes

God is everywhere: yes, but how dim faith is, what a remote idea heaven is, in the modern world! ~ Caryll Houselander

If heaven is where people become fully human, then hell is the ultimate disintegration of what it means to be human. ~ Sean Mcdowell & Jonathan Morrow

Heaven means to be one with God. ~ Confucius

Nothing is farther than earth from heaven; nothing is nearer than heaven to earth. ~ Augustus William Hare

Men long for an afterlife in which there apparently is nothing to do but delight in heaven’s wonders. ~ Louis D. Brandeis

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

Heaven to me’s a fair blue stretch of sky. Earth’s jest a dusty road. ~ John Masefield

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

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

Heaven would indeed be heaven if lovers were there permitted as much enjoyment as they had experienced on earth. ~ Giovanni Boccaccio

In hope to merit Heaven by making earth a Hell. ~ Lord Byron

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

Hell doesn’t exist. Paradise doesn’t exist…. they are only subjective dimensions of our minds, crystallized in ether formed by our active thoughts. In these regions our inner sufferings last and multiply. ~ Maurizio Cavallo

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

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

Entrance into Heaven is not at the hour of death, but at the moment of conversion.~ Benjamin Whichcote

The heaven of poetry and romance still lies around us and within us. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Hell was not part of the original creation. Hell is God’s fall-back position. Hell is something God was forced to make because people chose to rebel against him and turn against what was best for them and the purpose for which they were created. ~ Lee Strobel

The heavens and the earth and all that is between them, do you think they were created in jest? ~ The Holy Koran

If you keep your eyes so fixed on Heaven that you never look at the Earth, you will stumble into Hell. ~ Austin O’Malley

No fountain so small but that heaven may be imaged in its bosom. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

The generous who is always just, and the just who is always generous, may, unannounced, approach the throne of heaven. ~ Johann Kaspar Lavater

All places are distant from heaven alike. ~ Robert Burton

The way of Heaven and Earth may be completely declared in one sentence: They are without any doubleness, and so they produce things in a manner that is unfathomable. ~ Confucius Quotes

The Kingdom of Heaven is a military autocracy and there is no public opinion in it. ~ Anatole France

If there is in fact, a heaven and a hell, all we know for sure is that hell will be a viciously overcrowded version of Phoenix. ~ Hunter S. Thompson

Heaven is homelike, we are told, to beggars as to kings; And resurrection is a fashion, antedating wings. ~ Nellie Seelye Evans

Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads. ~ Henry David Thoreau

If the way of heaven be narrow, it is not long; and if the gate be straight, it opens into endless life. ~ William Beveridge

Heaven is attracting to itself whatever is congenial to its nature, is Enriching itself by the spoils of earth, and collecting within its capacious bosom whatever is pure, permanent and divine. ~ Robert Hall

Between the humble and contrite heart and the majesty of Heaven there are no barriers; the only password is prayer. ~ Hosea Ballou

He who seldom thinks of heaven is not likely to get thither; as the only way to hit the mark is to keep the eye fixed upon it. ~ Thomas Hartwell Horne

The ship of heaven guides itself and will not accept a wooden rudder. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

Pray for me, as I will for thee, that we may merrily meet in heaven. ~ Sir Thomas More

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

He whose son is obedient to him, whose wife’s conduct is in accordance with his wishes, and who is content with his riches has his heaven here on earth. ~ Chanakya

I cannot be content with less than heaven. ~ Philip James Bailey

To emphasize the afterlife is to deny life. To concentrate on heaven is to create hell. ~ Tom Robbins

Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal. ~ Thomas Moore

The Son of the Carpenter made the door of heaven so low that you must either take off your plumes or stoop humbly to enter it. ~ Austin O’Malley

Heaven Proverbs

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