A Quote by Giovanni Giocondo on life, meaning, purpose, beauty, earth, heaven, and courage

Life is so full of meaning and of purpose, so full of beauty - beneath its covering - that you will find that earth but cloaks your heaven. Courage, then to claim it: that is all!

Giovanni Giocondo (1433 - 1515)

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A Quote by MaNnUzZ on wisdom, stars, and heaven


  • May your wisdom embrace us, untill the stars raindown from the heavens


Source: The chronicles of narnia ... the lion, the witch and the wardrobe

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A Quote by Bishop John Shelby Spong on heaven and ascension to heaven

"I do not believe that Jesus, at the end of his earthly sojourn, returned to God by ascending in any literal sense into a heaven located somewhere in the sky. My knowledge of the size of this universe reduces that concept to nonsense."

John Shelby Spong

Source: A New Christianity for a New World: Why Traditional Faith is Dying & How a New Faith is Being Born, Pages: 5,

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A Quote by William Purkey on dance, earth, heaven, listening, and love

Dance like no one is watching, Love like you'll never be hurt, Sing like no one is listening, Live like it's heaven on earth.

William Purkey

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Robert Browning on heaven


A man's reach should exceed his grasp. Or what's a heaven for?

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

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A Quote by Morihei Ueshiba on divinity, earth, and heaven

The divine is not something high above us. It is in heaven, it is in earth, it is inside us.

Morihei Ueshiba

Source: Art of Peace (Shambhala Pocket Classics)

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A Quote by Epictetus on heaven and practice

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

Epictetus (c. 50 - 120)

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on bitterness, conflict, earth, heart, heaven, memory, and mercy

Sweet Mercy! to the gates of heaven This minstrel lead, his sins forgiven; The rueful conflict, the heart riven With vain endeavour, And memory of Earth's bitter leaven Effaced forever.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Thoughts suggested on the Banks of the Nith.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on heaven and silence

Spires whose "silent finger points to heaven."

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book vi.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on earth, heaven, and youth

A youth to whom was given So much of earth, so much of heaven.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Ruth.

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