What is earthly concern?

Famous quotes containing the words concern and/or earthly:

    The essence of statesmanship is not a rigid adherence to the past, but a prudent and probing concern for the future.
    Hubert H. Humphrey (1911–1978)

    Bind us in time, O seasons clear, and awe.
    O minstrel galleons of Carib fire,
    Bequeath us to no earthly shore until
    Is answered in the vortex of our grave
    The seal’s wide spindrift gaze toward paradise.
    Hart Crane (1899–1932)