Count that day won when, turning on its axis, this earth imposes no additional taxes.
I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.
Democracy, pure democracy, has at least its foundation in a generous theory of human rights. It is founded on the natural equality of mankind. It is the cornerstone of the Christian religion. It is the first element of all lawful government upon earth.
It was the special purpose of Christ's appearance upon earth to bring immortality to light.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Our wrangling lawyers ... are so litigious and busy here on earth, that I think they will plead their clients' causes hereafter, some of them in hell.
It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts.
When the meek inherit the earth, lawyers will be there to work out the deal.
Today, I consider myself, the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
When two souls, which have sought each other for however long in the throng, have finally found each other...there is then established for ever between them a union, fiery and pure as they themselves are, a union which begins on earth and continues for ever in heaven...This is the love which you inspire in me.
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
Beauty is truth, truth beauty. That is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.
If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it; Every arrow that flies feels the attraction of earth.
The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future.
Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
We can pay the ecological debt by changing economic models, and by giving up luxury consumption, setting aside selfishness and individualism, and thinking about the people and the planet Earth.
For the whole Earth is the Sepulchre of famous men; and their story is not graven only on Stone over their native earth, but lives on far away, without visible symbol, woven into the stuff of other men's lives.
Pennies don't fall from heaven. They have to be earned on earth.