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Gates Of Heaven Quotes


"Battering the gates of heaven with the storms of prayer." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Clergyman: A ticket speculator outside the gates of Heaven." - H L Mencken

"In the gates of Heaven, the war medals are nothing but the evidences of murder!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Then I saw that there was a way to hell, even from the gates of heaven." - John Bunyan

"When Christ ascended Triumphantly from star to star He left the gates of Heaven ajar." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Once one has rejected faith, it will become impossible for him to enter the gates of Heaven..." - SebastiAn

"Death when to death a death by death hath given Then shall be op't the long shut gates of heaven." - Thomas Heywood

"I'm terrified about the day that I enter the gates of heaven and God says to me, just a minute." - Maureen O'Hara

"A servant of the Lord stands bodily before men, but mentally he is knocking at the gates of heaven with prayer." - John Climacus

"Prayer is the Christian's vital breath, The Christian's native air; His watchword at the gates of death, - He enters heaven with prayer." - James Montgomery

"The gates of heaven are so easily found when we are little, and they are always standing open to let children wander in." - James M Barrie

"The other day I dreamed that I was at the gates of heaven. And St. Peter said, 'Go back to Earth, there are no slums up here.'" - Mother Teresa

"Death when to death a death by death hath given Then shall be op't the long shut gates of heaven. [Mors, mortis morti mortem nisi morte dedisset (dedisses).]" - Thomas Heywood

"Hell and heaven are within you, both gates are within you. When you are behaving unconsciously there is the gate of hell; when you become alert and conscious, there is the gate of heaven." - Rajneesh

"True love opens the gates of time." - Neil Young

"Heaven open'd wide Her ever during gates, harmonious sound, On golden hinges moving." - John Milton

"Heaven open'd wide Her ever-during gates, harmonious sound On golden hinges moving." - John Milton

"On Earth, Discord! A gloomy Heaven above, opening her jealous gates to the nineteen thousandth part of the tithe of mankind! And below, an inescapable & inexorable Hell, expanding its leviathan jaws for the vast residue of Mortals!" - Robert Burns

"Those who enter the gates of heaven are not beings who have no passions or who have curbed the passions, but those who have cultivated an understanding of them." - William Blake

"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

"He, who steadily observes those moral precepts in which all religions concur, will never be questioned at the gates of heaven as to the dogmas in which they all differ." - Thomas Jefferson

"Even a band of angels can turn ugly and start looting if enough angels are unemployed and hanging around the Pearly Gates convinced that all the succubi own all the liquor stores in Heaven." - P. J. O'Rourke

"If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?" - James Lipton

"The gates made of light swing open. You see in." - Rumi

"There are no truths outside the Gates of Eden." - Bob Dylan

"The potency of prayer hath subdued the strength of fire; it hath bridled the rage of lions, hushed anarchy to rest, extinguished wars, appeased the elements, expelled demons, burst the chains of death, expanded the gates of heaven, assuaged diseases, repelled frauds, rescued cities from destruction, stayed the sun in its course, and arrested the progress of the thunderbolt." - Saint John Chrysostom

"Really, just looking around, you feel a twinge of pity for the poor souls who succeeded in getting past the Pearly Gates. One can't help but picture the lackluster VIP lounge in Heaven, a kind of nonalcoholic ice-cream social starring Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mahatma Gandhi. Hardly anyone's idea of a "with-it" social register." - Chuck Palahniuk

"The Irish tell the story of a man who arrives at the gates of heaven and asks to be let in St. Peter says, "Of course, just show us your scars." The man says, "I have no scars". St. Peter says, "What a pity was there nothing worth fighting for"?" - Martin Sheen

"Self-actualization is what educated existence is all about. For members of the educated class, life is one long graduate school. When they die, God meets them at the gates of heaven, totes up how many fields of self-expression they have mastered, and then hands them a divine diploma and lets them in." - David Brooks

"The Vision of Christ that thou dost see, Is my vision's greatest enemy. Thine is the Friend of all Mankind, Mine speaks in Parables to the blind. Thine loves the same world that mine hates, Thy heaven-doors are my hell gates." - William Blake

"Your good thoughts, good words and good deeds alone will be your intercessors. Nothing more will be wanted. They alone will serve you as a safe pilot to the harbour of Heaven, as a safe guide to the gates of paradise." - Zoroaster

"When I arrive at the gates of Heaven the Good Lord will ask 'what did you do in your life?' I will respond 'I tried to win football matches.' He will say: 'Are you certain that's all?' But, well, that's the story of my life." - Arsene Wenger

"When I arrive at the gates of Heaven the Good Lord will ask "what did you do in your life?" I will respond "I tried to win football matches." He will say: "Are you certain that's all?" But, well, that's the story of my life." - Arsene Wenger

"Hail the day that sees Him rise, Ravished from our wistful eyes! Christ, awhile to mortals given, Re-ascends His native heaven. There the glorious triumph waits, Lift your heads, eternal gates! Wide unfold the radiant scene, Take the King of glory in!" - Charles Wesley

"Hail the day that sees Him rise, Ravished from our wistful eyes! Christ, awhile to mortals given, Re-ascends His native heaven. There the glorious triumph waits, Lift your heads, eternal gates! Wide unfold the radiant scene, Take the King of glory in!" - Charles Wesley

"Picture this scene. A critic arrives at the gates of heaven. 'And what did you do?' asks Saint Peter. 'Well', says the dead soul. 'I criticised things'. 'I beg your pardon?' 'You know, other people wrote things, performed things, painted things and I said stuff like, "thin and unconvincing", "turgid and uninspired", "competent and serviceable," know'." - Stephen Fry

"This is what I say to the most conservative person that's so terrified of gay marriage becoming legal. Just because the state says it's legal, it's not like God's going to let them into Heaven. So you can still sleep sound every night knowing that goal line defense is up at the pearly gates." - Daniel Tosh

"Mutual forgiveness of each vice. Such are the Gates of Paradise." - William Blake

"A lovely face is the solace of wounded hearts and the key of locked-up gates." - Saadi

"Saw the ghost of Elvis on Union Avenue, followed him up to the gates of Graceland." - Marc Cohn

"I am aware of the damp souls of housemaids Sprouting despondently at area gates." - T S Eliot

"We salvage what we can, what truly matters to us, even at the gates of despair." - Guy Gavriel Kay

"The gates of Hell are terrible to behold, are they not?" - E. A. Bucchianeri

"Sign over the gates of hell: "Doesn't mean you're a bad person."" - Robert Breault

"One can reach the gates of hell just as easily by short steps as by large." - Douglas Preston

"Love is the master key which opens the gates of happiness." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Morn, waked by the circling hours, with rosy hand unbarred the gates of light." - John Milton

"Pure self-denial is our good angel's hand barring the gates of sin." - M. l'abbe Mullois

"As for drugs - well, Gates was certainly not unusual there. Marijuana was the pharmaceutical of choice..." - Bill Gates

"You can stand me up at the gates of hell, but I won't back down." - Tom Petty

"Death is a black camel, which kneels at the gates of all." - Abdelkader El Djezairi

"Morn, Wak'd by the circling hours, with rosy hand Unbarr'd the gates of light." - John Milton

"The starry cope Of heaven." - John Milton

"Battering the gates of heaven with storms of prayer." - Alfred Tennyson

"Soon as man, expert from time, has found the key of life, it opes the gates of death." - Edward Young

"Yoga is the music of the soul. So do continue, and the gates of the soul will open." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"Down the ancient corridors through the gates of time, run the ghosts of dreams that we have left behind." - Dan Fogelberg

"He that would die well must always look for death, every day knocking at the gates of the grave; and then the gates of the grave shall never prevail upon him to do him mischief." - Jeremy Taylor

"An old art spreading rumours about / Paradise, it begs outside the gates / Of the gods: the active gods come out." - Peter Porter

"The words 'Here you can find perfect peace' can be written only over the gates of a cemetery." - Gottfried Leibniz

"For that man is detested by me as the gates of hell, whose outward words conceal his inmost thoughts." - Homer

"Who dares think one thing, and another tell, My heart detests him as the gates of hell." - Homer

"Computers are composed of nothing more than logic gates stretched out to the horizon in a vast numerical irrigation system." - Stan Augarten

"Men mighty-thewed as Samson was, dark-browed as kings in iron cast, broad-breasted as twin gates of brass." - Joaquin Miller

"In the gates of eternity, the black band and the white hand hold each other with an equal clasp." - Harriet Beecher Stowe

"Bill Gates is the pope of the personal computer industry. He decides who is going to build." - Larry Ellison

"In the gates of eternity the black hand and the white hand hold each other with equal clasp ..." - Harriet Beecher Stowe

"Oprah is rich; Bill Gates is wealthy. If Bill Gates woke up tomorrow with Oprah's money, he'd jump out of a ... window and slit his throat on the way down saying, 'I can't even put gas in my plane!'" - Chris Rock

"I look at Bill Clinton, the way I look at Bill Gates. As long as my Microsoft stock is going up, I don't care what Bill Gates does in the privacy of his own home." - Will Smith

"The philosophy of Atheism has its root in the earth, in this life; its aim is the emancipation of the human race from all God-heads, be they Judaic, Christian, Mohammedan, Buddhistic, Brahmanistic, or what not. Mankind has been punished long and heavily for having created its gods, nothing but pain and persecution, have been man's lot since gods began. There is but one way out of this blunder. Man must break his fetters which have chained him to the gates of heaven and hell, so that he can begin to fashion out of his reawakened and illumined consciousness a new world upon the earth." - Emma Goldman

"There is no tongue to speak his eulogy; Too brightly burned his splendor for our eyes; Far easier to condemn his injurers, Than for the tongue to reach his smallest worth, He to the realms of sinfulness came down, To teach mankind, ascending then to God, Heaven unbarred to him her lofty gates, To whom his country heres refused to ope. Ungrateful land! Well, too, does this instruct That greatest ills fall to the perfectest. And, midst a thousand proofs, let this suffice- That, as his exile had no parallel, So never was there man more great than he." - Michelangelo

"Most prisons have wide gates!" - Katherine Cecil Thurston

"Sincerity is the way of heaven." - Confucius

"Musicians are the architects of heaven." - Bobby Mcferrin

"The greatest attribute of Heaven is mercy." - Francis Beaumont

"Nobody could stand an eternity of Heaven." - George Bernard Shaw

"Home joys are blessed of heaven." - Seneca the Younger

"Heaven is the presence of God." - Christina Rossetti

"Breath of Heaven breathe on us..." - Kari Jobe

"Music is the language of heaven." - Levon Helm

"Moderation, the noblest gift of Heaven." - Euripides

"Heaven is in a grain of sand." - William Blake

"Families are the treasure of heaven." - Neil L. Andersen

"Heaven - the treasury of everlasting life." - William Shakespeare

"Everyone of us has a heaven inside." - Kate Bush

"The Kingdom of Heaven is within you." - John Lennon

"Heaven lieth at the feet of mothers." - Muhammad

"All of heaven we have below." - Joseph Addison

"Lucky men are favorites of Heaven." - John Dryden

"The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun." - Robert Herrick

"The law of heaven is love." - Hosea Ballou

"The sweetest music this side of heaven." - Guy Lombardo

"The gate of heaven is everywhere." - Thomas Merton

"Friendship is the heaven of life." - Thomas A Edison

"The family is the pattern of heaven..." - Lawrence E. Corbridge

"Just are the ways of heaven; from Heaven proceed The woes of man: Heaven doom'd the Greeks to bleed." - Homer

"Just are the ways of heaven; from Heaven proceed The woes of man: Heaven doom'd the Greeks to bleed." - Homer

"The Pearly Gates. Am I the only one who finds it odd that Heaven has gates? What kind of neighborhood is Heaven in?" - Jim Gaffigan

"Love is the master-key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"As one of the dumb, voiceless ones I speak. One of the millions of immigrants beating, beating out their hearts at your gates for a breath of understanding." - Anzia Yezierska

"Two gates the silent house of Sleep adorn: Of polished ivory this, that of transparent horn: True visions through transparent horn arise; Through polished ivory pass deluding lies." - John Dryden

"At the gates of the forest, the surprised man of the world is forced to leave his city estimates of great and small, wise and foolish." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

"Who built the seven gates of Thebes? In the books are listed the names of kings. Did the kings heave up the building blocks?" - Bertolt Brecht

"Nilekani's technocratic obsession with gathering data is consistent with that of Bill Gates, as though lack of information is what is causing world hunger." - Arundhati Roy

"Software gets slower faster than hardware gets faster. (Or, sometimes known by] Grove [the head of Intel] giveth and Gates [the head of Microsoft] taketh away.)" - Niklaus Wirth

"The indecisiveness and ambivalence so devastatingly described by both of Obama's previous secretaries of defense, Leon Panetta and Bob Gates, are already beginning to characterize the Syria campaign." - Charles Krauthammer

"Always open all gates and roads to your enemies, and rather make for them a bridge of silver, to get rid of them." - Francois Rabelais

"The good, alas! are few: they are scarcely as many as the gates of Thebes or the mouths of the Nile." - Juvenal

"Meek-eyed Eve, her cheek yet warm with blushes, slow retires through the Hesperian gardens of the west, and shuts the gates of day." - Anna Letitia Barbauld

"When we know deep down that we're acting with integrity despite impulses to do otherwise, we feel gates of higher energy and inspiration open inside of us." - Dan Millman

"As he weeps to wicked birds of prey, who pick up on his bread crumb sins, and there are no sins inside the Gates of Eden." - Bob Dylan

"No creaking gates, no gothic towers, no shuttered windows. Yet for the past ten months this house has been the focus of an astonishing barrage of supernatural activity." - Michael Parkinson

"Jesus was born again in the pit of hell. .. The church started when Jesus was born again in the gates of hell. .." - Charles Capps

"To everyone is given the key to heaven; the same key opens the gates of hell." - Proverbs

"All obstacles now vanish from my pathway. Doors fly open, gates are lifted and I enter the kingdom of fulfillment, under grace." - Florence Scovel Shinn

"The infidels are committing suicide by the hundreds on the gates of Baghdad... Be assured, Baghdad is safe, protected. Iraqis are heroes." - Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

"I live on the limit, Vyvyan. The limit, because I'm a rider at the gates of dawn and I take no prisoners!" - Rik Mayall

"The gates of monarchs Are arched so high that giants may jet through And keep their impious turbans on without Good morrow to the sun." - William Shakespeare

"I'm very glad I'm not a politician. I think it's one step away from the gates of hell, being a politician. I really do. It`s a nightmare." - Jeremy Irons

"Bill Gates is just a monocle and a Persian Cat away from being one of the bad guys in a James Bond movie." - Dennis Miller

"Today the traveller on the Nile enters a wonderland at whose gates rise the colossal pyramids of which he has had visions perhaps from earliest childhood." - James H. Breasted

"There is not an enemy so stout, as to storm and take the fortress of the mind, Unless its infirmity turn traitor, and Fear unbar the gates." - John Adams

"Behind, he hears Time's iron gates close faintly, He is now far from them; For he has reached the city of the saintly, The New Jerusalem." - James Drummond Burns

"It was like seeing Bill Gates at age thirteen, times two. And half of him was wearing a cheerleader uniform. Yes, I know that's a weird image." - Jordan Sonnenblick

"I fell in love once, if love be that cruelty which takes us straight to the gates of Paradise only to remind us they are closed for ever." - Jeanette Winterson

"The gates of hell did not prevail before me. They will not prevail after me. The Kingdom, I pray will use me but it doesn't need me." - R. C. Sproul, Jr.

"The gates of thought, - how slow and late they discover themselves! Yet when they appear, we see that they were always there, always open." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"It was like seeing Bill Gates at age thirteen, times two. And half of him was wearing a cheerleader uniform. Yes, I know that's a weird image." - Jordan Sonnenblick

"If you're a person struggling to eat and stay healthy you might have heard about Michael Jordan or Muhammad Ali, but you'll never have heard of Bill Gates." - Bill Gates

"Humans are tuned for relationship. The eyes, the skin, the tongue, ears, and nostrils-all are gates where our body receives the nourishment of otherness." - David Abram

"There cannot be heaven without Christ. He is the sum total of bliss; the fountain from which heaven flows, the element of which heaven is composed. Christ is heaven and heaven is Christ." - Charles Spurgeon

"If our Lord ascends up to Heaven, ascend with Him. Be one of those angels who escort Him, or one of those who receive Him. Bid the gates be lifted up (cf. Ps. 24:7, 10), or be made higher, that they may receive Him, exalted after His Passion. Answer to those who are in doubt because He bears up with Him His body and the tokens of His Passion, which He had not when He came down, and who therefore inquire, 'Who is this King of Glory?' that it is the Lord strong and mighty, as in all things that He has done from time to time and does, so now in His battle and triumph for the sake of Mankind." - Gregory of Nazianzus

"Grove giveth and Gates taketh away." - Bob Metcalfe

"We shall not weary, we shall not rest, as we stand guard at the entrance gates and the exit gates of life, and at every step along way of life, bearing witness in word and deed to the dignity of the human person-of every human person..." - Richard John Neuhaus

"If you look back in history, as the barbarians were invading the gates of Rome, people were consulting fortunetellers and worrying about the end of the world and all sorts of other apocalyptic notions. When the tsars were finally overthrown, they were all reading tarot cards even as the revolutionaries were banging at the gates." - Matt Taibbi

"Ibn Ata' Allah said: "God may open up for you the gates of obedience, but without opening up for you the gates of acceptance. On the other hand, He may Allow you to fall into disobedience which happens to lead you to the right path. DISOBEDIENCE that teaches you HUMILITY is better than PIETY that fills you with VANITY and ARROGANCE." - Yusuf al-Qaradawi

"It is the gift of heaven and not of reason." - Pierre Corneille

"The sweetness of reunion is the joy of heaven." - Richard Paul Evans

"Injustice upon earth renders the justice of of heaven impossible." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Let thy hope of heaven master thy fear of death." - William Gurnall

"Duty-the command of heaven, the eldest voice of God." - Charles Kingsley

"All things that speak of heaven speak of peace." - Philip James Bailey

"Last I checked, Bill Gates was worth $50 billion. If the average employed adult, who is walking in a hurry, will pick up a quarter from the sidewalk, but not a dime, then the corresponding amount of money given their relative wealth that Bill Gates would ignore if he saw it lying on the street is $25,000." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"A Nation spoke to a Nation, A Queen sent word to a Throne: Daughter am I in my mothers house, But mistress in my own. The gates are mine to open, As the gates are mine to close, And I set my house in order, Said our Lady of the Snows." - Rudyard Kipling

"No one reaches the kingdom of Heaven except by humility" - Saint Augustine

"Heaven from all creatures hides the book of Fate." - Alexander Pope

"Heaven is author of the virtue that is in me" - Confucius

"A good conscience is the best looking-glass of heaven." - Ralph Cudworth

"Each of us has heaven and hell in him..." - Oscar Wilde



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