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Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.
The first pages of memory are like the old family Bible. The first leaves are wholly faded and somewhat soiled with handling. But, when we turn further, and come to the chapters where Adam and Eve were banished from Paradise, then, all begins to grow clear and legible.
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.
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.
Scientific truth is marvelous, but moral truth is divine and whoever breathes its air and walks by its light has found the lost 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.
Recollection is the only paradise from which we cannot be turned out.
Every beloved object is the center point of a 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.
America is beyond power; it acts as in a dream, as a face of God. Wherever America is, there is freedom, and wherever America is not, madness rules with chains, darkness strangles millions. Beneath her patient bombers, paradise is possible.
In a republic, that paradise of debility, the politician is a petty tyrant who obeys the laws.
Emile M. Cioran
He who indulges in falsehood will find the paths of paradise shut to him.
It's been mentioned or suggested that Paradise will not be well studied, because it's about this unimportant intellectual topic, which is religion.
Books were my window on the world. Growing up at the Elephant and Castle, which was very rough, my paradise was the library.
If one cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen.
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.
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 are nice, and keep your promise, we will be in paradise.
The United States is paradise compared to China, Russia, Ecuador and Cuba, with regard to the press. And with regard to secrecy and transparency.
I do love one-upmanship sometimes, like when you see kids breakdancing and who can do the best tricks. It's common, it's in our nature as animals, like the birds of paradise who've got the best feathers and that sort of stuff. But it's fun when it's impulsive and it's about fun.
Paradise is too perfect for humanity.
The Gulf Coast has the potential to create a culinary raw ingredient paradise that smart cooks can capitalize on.
England is the paradise of women, the purgatory of men, and the hell of horses.
Before Darwin, our world was very religious. People saw altruism as something given by God for us to be good so that we could go to Paradise.
We lived on the Key West Army Base. Key West for me was a tropical island paradise.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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