“What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood?”
“When the Day of Judgment dawns and people, great and small, come marching in to receive their heavenly rewards, the Almighty will gaze upon the mere bookworms and say to Peter, “Look, these need no reward. We have nothing to give them. They have loved reading.”
“Thomas Edison’s last words were ‘It’s very beautiful over there’. I don’t know where there is, but I believe it’s somewhere, and I hope it’s beautiful.”
There is lasting kindness in Heaven when no kindness is found upon earth.
“If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.”
**James Grover Thurber