„Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train.“
„Because God is with you all the time, no place is any closer to God than the place where you are right now.“
— Rick Warren, The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here for?
„People often belittle the place where they were born but heaven can be found in the most unlikely places.“
— Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven
Context: "Ah." The Blue Man nodded. "Well people often belittle the place where they were born. But heaven can be found in the most unlikely corners. And heaven itself has many steps. This, for me, is the second. And for you the first."
„Heaven, n. A place where the wicked cease from troubling you with talk of their personal affairs, and the good listen with attention while you expound your own.“
— Ambrose Bierce American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist 1842 - 1913
„The places where water comes together with other water. Those places stand out in my mind like holy places.“
— Raymond Carver, Where Water Comes Together with Other Water: Poems
„Socialism only works in two places: Heaven where they don't need it and hell where they already have it.“
— Ronald Reagan American politician, 40th president of the United States (in office from 1981 to 1989) 1911 - 2004
„I don't like standing near the edge of a platform when an express train is passing through. I like to stand right back and if possible to get a pillar between me and the train. I don't like to stand by the side of a ship and look down into the water. A second's action would end everything. A few drops of desperation.“
— Winston S. Churchill Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1874 - 1965
Conversation with Lord Moran, August 14, 1944. Lord Moran, Winston Churchill: The Struggle for Survival, 1940-1965 (London: Constable & Company, 1966), p. 167.
„We may speak about a place where there are no tears, no death, no fear, no night; but those are just the benefits of heaven. The beauty of heaven is seeing God.“
— Max Lucado, Experiencing the Heart of Jesus: Knowing His Heart, Feeling His Love
„The mind is its own place, and in itself / Can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven. / What matter where, if I be still the same...“
— John Milton, Paradise Lost: Books 1-2
„This feat of Tell, the archer, will be told
While yonder mountains stand upon their base.
By heaven! The apple's cleft right through the core.“
— Friedrich Schiller German poet, philosopher, historian, and playwright 1759 - 1805
Act III, sc. iii