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When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
William Makepeace Thackeray
If you go anywhere, even paradise, you will miss your home.
Growing up in a Jewish matriarchal world inside the patriarchal paradise of Salt Lake City, Utah, gave me increased perspective on gender issues, as it also did my gay brother and my lesbian sister. Our younger sister is the perfect Jewish-American wife and mother, and is fiercely proud of that fact.
Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world, and succeeds in helping souls into paradise.
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
Rwanda can be a paradise again, but it will take the love of the entire world to heal my homeland. And that's as it should be, for what happened in Rwanda happened to us all - humanity was wounded by the genocide.
Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent.
There is a kind of serenity in love which is almost a paradise.
I can't even speak Hawaiian, but if you go there and listen to a Hawaiian song, you get captured because it's so beautiful, like the melody is just gorgeous and you know Bob Marley is on the radio every single day. It's very reggae-influenced down there. Basically, you haven't been to paradise if you haven't been to Hawaii.
Graphic design is the paradise of individuality, eccentricity, heresy, abnormality, hobbies and humors.
Man can now fly in the air like a bird, swim under the ocean like a fish, he can burrow into the ground like a mole. Now if only he could walk the earth like a man, this would be paradise.
Think Indonesia and tourism, and the first thing that comes to mind is probably Bali. Think golf holiday, and most people would dream of Scotland or Ireland. But Indonesia harbors one of the best-kept secrets in the world of travel: it is a golfer's paradise.
If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have a paradise in a few years.
He who builds a masjid in the way of Allah, God will build a house for him in the paradise.
Insomnia is a vertiginous lucidity that can convert paradise itself into a place of torture.
Paradise was made for tender hearts; hell, for loveless hearts.
Soon after, I returned home to my family, with a determination to bring them as soon as possible to live in Kentucky, which I esteemed a second paradise, at the risk of my life and fortune.
Hawaii is paradise. It sounds cheesy to say it, but there's music in the air there.
Children are the keys of paradise.
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.
Your library is your paradise.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Paradise is exactly like where you are right now... only much, much better.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
Jorge Luis Borges
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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