„All the gods, all the heavens, all the hells, are within you.“

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„I'm not a god or the God, but we're all God and we're all potentially divine — and potentially evil. We all have everything within us and the Kingdom of Heaven is nigh and within us, and if you look hard enough you'll see it.“

—  John Lennon English singer and songwriter 1940 - 1980

p. 226
The Beatles Anthology (2000)
Context: I don't need to go to church. I respect churches because of the sacredness that's been put on them over the years by people who do believe. But I think a lot of bad things have happened in the name of the church and in the name of Christ. Therefore I shy away from church, and as Donovan once said, "I go to my own church in my own temple once a day." And I think people who need a church should go. And the others who know the church is in your own head should visit that temple because that's where the source is. We're all God. Christ said, "The Kingdom of Heaven is within you." And the Indians say that and the Zen people say that. We're all God. I'm not a god or the God, but we're all God and we're all potentially divine — and potentially evil. We all have everything within us and the Kingdom of Heaven is nigh and within us, and if you look hard enough you'll see it.

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„You have a God who loves you, the power of love behind you, the Holy Spirit within you, and all of heaven ahead of you.“

—  Max Lucado American clergyman and writer 1955

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„When all the world dissolves,
And every creature shall be purified,
All places shall be hell that are not heaven.“

—  Christopher Marlowe, The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus

Mephistopheles, Act II, scene i, line 120. In the first line, Marlowe references Isaiah in Isaiah 24:19 and 34:4; in the second line, he references Daniel in Daniel 12:10.
Doctor Faustus (c. 1603)

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„God will take you through hell, just to get you to heaven.“

—  T.I. American rapper, record producer, actor, and businessman from Georgia 1980

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„All this is within us, and has fallen upon our heads. And God Himself, who is all these kinds of heavens in one, has fallen on our heads like thunder, and His infinity is ours.“

—  Henri Barbusse French novelist 1873 - 1935

The Inferno (1917), Ch. XVI
Context: The heavens have fallen on our heads! What a tremendous idea! It is the loftiest cry that life hurls. That was the cry of deliverance for which I had been groping until then. I had had a foreboding it would come, because a thing of glory like a poet's song always gives something to us poor living shadows, and human thought always reveals the world. But I needed to have it said explicitly so as to bring human misery and human grandeur together. I needed it as a key to the vault of the heavens.
These heavens, that is to say, the azure that our eyes enshrine, purity, plenitude — and the infinite number of suppliants, the sky of truth and religion. All this is within us, and has fallen upon our heads. And God Himself, who is all these kinds of heavens in one, has fallen on our heads like thunder, and His infinity is ours.

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„We all conceal
A god within us, we all deal
With heaven direct, from whose high places we derive
The inspiration by which we live.“

—  Ovid, book Ars amatoria

Book III, lines 549–550 (tr. James Michie)
Ars Amatoria (The Art of Love)
Original: (la) Est deus in nobis, et sunt commercia caeli:
Sedibus aetheriis spiritus ille venit.

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„God's in His heaven—
All's right with the world!“

—  Robert Browning, Pippa Passes

Part I, line 221.
Pippa Passes (1841)
Context: The year's at the spring,
And day's at the morn;
Morning's at seven;
The hill-side's dew-pearl'd;
The lark's on the wing;
The snail's on the thorn;
God's in His heaven—
All's right with the world!

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