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Positive Quotes about Paradise

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Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,
A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou
Beside me singing in the Wilderness -
And Wilderness is Paradise enow.
- Omar Khayyam

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This moment! - this here-now - is forgotten
when you start thinking in terms of achieving something.
When the achieving mind arises,
you lose contact with the paradise you are in.
- Osho

Home is where our loved ones are.
Home is not a structure, but the place that we feel comfortable,
the place we belong - the place of our loved ones.
A palace is not a home without loved ones.
A shack or an open field can be paradise
when shared with a loving family.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
- Jorge Luis Borges

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It is better to have your head in the clouds,
and know where you are...
than to breathe the clearer atmosphere below them,
and think that you are in paradise.
- Henry David Thoreau

He who indulges in falsehood will find the paths of paradise shut to him.
- Abu Bakr

I would say my theme has always been paradise lost,
always the lost cause, the lost leader,
the lost utopia.
- Marguerite Young

 

He that does good for good's sake seeks neither paradise nor reward,
but he is sure of both in the end.
- William Penn

Ah, to think how thin the veil that lies Between the
pain of hell and Paradise.
- George William Russell

Why have we had to invent Eden, to live submerged in
the nostalgia of a lost paradise,
to make up utopias, propose a future for ourselves?
- Julio Cortazar

Through clever and constant application of propaganda,
people can be made to see paradise as hell,
and also the other way round, to consider the most
wretched sort of life as paradise.
- Adolf Hitler

Ruby in Paradise and the intensity and quality that
I was able to experience on Smoke were equally as important
to me as working on this movie every day for three-and-a-half months.
- Ashley Judd

He who builds a masjid in the way of Allah,
God will build a house for him in the paradise.
- Abu Bakr

The heart of man is, so to speak, the paradise of God.
- Alphonsus Liguori

Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family
as its center and ornament,
and this paradise is not secure until children appear
to animate and complete the picture.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

If you cannot catch a bird of paradise,
better take a wet hen.
- Nikita Khrushchev

For an Italian peasant a telegram from anywhere is a wondrous thing;
and a cable from the terrestrial paradise of America
is not lightly to be disregarded.
- Howard K. Smith

Every beloved object is the center point of a paradise.
- Novalis

England is the paradise of women, the purgatory of men,
and the hell of horses.
- John Florio

Hell is where everyone is doing his own thing.
Paradise is where everyone is doing God's thing.
- Thomas Howard

To Adam Paradise was home.
To the good among his descendants home is paradise.
- Augustus Hare

Recollection is the only paradise from which we cannot be turned out.
- Jean Paul

A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell!
- Thomas Fuller

Marx was fortunate to have been born eighty years before Walt Disney.
Disney also promised a child's paradise and unlike Marx,
delivered on his promise.
- John Ralston Saul

If you are nice, and keep your promise,
we will be in paradise.
- Camille Claudel

There is nothing more miserable in the world than to
arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
- Erma Bombeck

Vampires are sexy to a woman perhaps because the fantasy
is similar to that of the man on the white horse sweeping her off to paradise.
- Frank Langella

We save paradise by an intense education program where
you get people that you can trust to talk sanely about
the environment and hope that the message will get through.
- Arthur Boyd

To Paradise, the Arabs say, Satan could never find
the way Until the peacock led him in.
- Charles Godfrey Leland

A marvel that has nothing to offer, democracy is at
once a nation's paradise and its tomb.
- Emile M. Cioran

Utility is when you have one telephone,
luxury is when you have two, opulence is when you have three -
and paradise is when you have none.
- Doug Larson

If one cannot catch a bird of paradise,
better take a wet hen.
- Nikita Khrushchev

On my return to Cornwall I discovered that I was living in a tropical paradise.
For now I am content to explore my own home and our
nearest neighbour France.
- John Dyer

He who aspires to paradise should learn to deal with people with kindness.
- Abu Bakr

When people come to Jamaica, we don't want them to
think about the problems of Jamaica.
So let them come be in their paradise.
- Ziggy Marley

It is in games that many men discover their paradise.
- Robert Wilson Lynd

By the skillful and sustained use of propaganda,
one can make a people see even heaven as hell or an
extremely wretched life as paradise.
- Adolf Hitler

Paradise is too perfect for humanity.
- Dario Argento

An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
- Victor Hugo

Move to California.
Malibu is paradise.
- David Geffen

Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin:
impatience.
Because of impatience we were driven out of Paradise,
because of impatience we cannot return.
- W. H. Auden

When government disappears, it's not as if paradise will take its place.
When governments are gone, other interests will take their place.
- Lawrence Lessig

Paradise is open to all kind hearts.
- Pierre Jean de Beranger

As memory may be a paradise from which we cannot be driven,
it may also be a hell from which we cannot escape.
- John Lancaster Spalding

Paradise is exactly like where you are right now...
only much, much better.
- Laurie Anderson

When you look at me, when you think of me,
I am in paradise.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

An Aristotle was but the rubbish of an Adam,
and Athens but the rudiments of Paradise.
- Robert South

I should have no use for a paradise in which I should
be deprived of the right to prefer hell.
- Jean Rostand

Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.
- George Santayana

Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all
he wishes to in this world,
and succeeds in helping souls into paradise.
- Christopher Columbus

No one shall expel us from the paradise that Cantor has created for us.
- David Hilbert

The only paradise is paradise lost.
- Marcel Proust

It's been mentioned or suggested that Paradise will not be well studied,
because it's about this unimportant intellectual topic,
which is religion.
- Toni Morrison

Be such a man, and live such a life,
that if every man were such as you,
and every life a life like yours, this earth would be God's Paradise.
- Phillips Brooks

I went to the Paradise Restaurant on 49th Street and
Broadway which was where they were playing,
and I sat in.
- Ray Conniff

We did not get any money from the early records.
It was all taken by crooked managers.
It is just a gangster's paradise.
- Robert Wyatt

Your library is your paradise.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Scientific truth is marvelous, but moral truth is divine
and whoever breathes its air and walks by its light
has found the lost paradise.
- Horace Mann

A worker's paradise is a consumer's hell.
- Esther Dyson

Not in purity or in holiness merely,
for in Paradise man was holy,
and he shall be holy when redeemed through the sacrifice
of Christ and made an heir of heaven.
- Matthew Simpson

Paradise was made for tender hearts;
hell,
for loveless hearts.
- Voltaire

Graphic design is the paradise of individuality,
eccentricity, heresy, abnormality, hobbies and humors.
- George Santayana

It is a curious thing...
that every creed promises a paradise which will be
absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.
- Evelyn Waugh

Those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but a hell.
- Karl Popper

We must prefer real hell to an imaginary paradise.
- Simone Weil

Children are the keys of paradise.
- Eric Hoffer

I have read descriptions of Paradise that would make
any sensible person stop wanting to go there.
- Charles de Secondat

The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.
- John Berry

We lived on the Key West Army Base.
Key West for me was a tropical island paradise.
- Gloria Swanson

Where choice begins, Paradise ends, innocence ends,
for what is Paradise but the absence of any need to choose this action?
- Arthur Miller

Adam was placed in Paradise in perfect estate,
and in the company of God's angels; God walked and did talk with him.
He heard the voice, and beheld the presence of God.
- John Jewel


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