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The notion that the 'leader' has the right to ask huge sacrifices of your generation for a notional future paradise - if you'd be good enough to lie down under the wheels of the juggernaut - that sentimental and self-aggrandising rationalisation for brute force and cowardice I felt from adolescence was wrong.
For those who aspire to live in a high cost, high tax, big government place, our nation and the world offers plenty of options. Vermont, Canada and Venezuela all offer you the opportunity to live in the socialist, big government paradise you long for.
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 you cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen.
Where choice begins, Paradise ends, innocence ends, for what is Paradise but the absence of any need to choose this action?
I'm obsessed by the idea of making my mark on history. And Arsenal is my paradise.
Love can consign us to hell or to paradise, but it always takes us somewhere.
If a man could pass through Paradise in a dream, and have a flower presented to him as a pledge that his soul had really been there, and if he found that flower in his hand when he awake - Aye, what then?
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The ultimate goal of the architect...is to create a paradise. Every house, every product of architecture... should be a fruit of our endeavour to build an earthly paradise for people.
Paradise is exactly like where you are right now... only much, much better.
He that does good for good's sake seeks neither paradise nor reward, but he is sure of both in the end.
Books were my window on the world. Growing up at the Elephant and Castle, which was very rough, my paradise was the library.
No one shall expel us from the paradise that Cantor has created for us.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
May this marriage be full of laughter, our every day in paradise.
The myths have always condemned those who 'looked back.' Condemned them, whatever the paradise may have been which they were leaving. Hence this shadow over each departure from your decision.
Every beloved object is the center point of a paradise.
If one cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen.
Paradise is too perfect for humanity.
An Aristotle was but the rubbish of an Adam, and Athens but the rudiments of Paradise.
Delhi is definitely a foodie's paradise.
To Paradise, the Arabs say, Satan could never find the way Until the peacock led him in.
Charles Godfrey Leland
Curitiba is not a paradise. We have all the problems that most Latin American cities have. We have slums. We have the same difficulties, but the big difference is the respect given by people due to the quality of the services which are provided.
Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise.
A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell!
John F. Kennedy
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