I don’t believe in an afterlife, so I don’t have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse .
~ Issac Asimov
All their life in this world and all their adventures in Narnia had only been the cover and the title page: Now at last they were beginning Chapter One of the Great Story which no one on earth has ever read: which goes on for ever: in which every chapter is better than the one before.
~ C.S. Lewis, in The Last Battle
Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.
~ Thomas Moore
Faith is the Christian’s foundation, hope is his anchor, death is his harbor, Christ is his pilot and Heaven is his country.
~ Jeremy Taylor
Now comes the mystery.
~ Last words of evangelist Henry Ward Beecher, March 8, 1887