What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of art is not able to make an oyster!
|by Anatole France|
Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven. - Walter Savage Landor
Nothing is farther than earth from heaven; nothing is nearer than heaven to earth. - Augustus Hare
Nothing is further than earth from heaven, and nothing is nearer than heaven to earth. - David Hare
The trouble with kingdoms of heaven on earth is that they're liable to come to pass, and then their fraudulence is apparent for all to see. We need a kingdom of heaven in Heaven, if only because it can't be realized. - Malcolm Muggeridge
You can just drift unhappily towards this vision of heaven on earth, and ultimately that is what architecture is a vision of: Heaven on earth, at it's best. - Ben Nicholson