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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.
We must prefer real hell to an imaginary paradise.
Recollection is the only paradise from which we cannot be turned out.
He who aspires to paradise should learn to deal with people with kindness.
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.
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.
It is a curious thing... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.
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.
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
Books were my window on the world. Growing up at the Elephant and Castle, which was very rough, my paradise was the library.
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.
I always loved fish for the colors and birds for the plumage. In the same way, I loved those women of the cabaret. They were birds of paradise.
If religious people deny paradise to their opponents or to 'non-believers,' atheists would likewise seek to eliminate 'dangerous' believers with their 'childish' ways and their heads in the clouds.
Santa Barbara is a paradise; Disneyland is a paradise; the U.S. is a paradise. Paradise is just paradise. Mournful, monotonous, and superficial though it may be, it is paradise. There is no other.
Just as we would have no need of the farmer's labor and toil if we were living amid the delights of paradise, so also we would not require the medical art for relief if we were immune to disease, as was the case, by God's gift, at the time of Creation before the Fall.
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.
England is the paradise of women, the purgatory of men, and the hell of horses.
The Gulf Coast has the potential to create a culinary raw ingredient paradise that smart cooks can capitalize on.
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.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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