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36 Paradise Quotes

The only paradise is paradise lost

Marcel Proust Quotes

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

William Penn Quotes

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

Laurie Anderson Quotes

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Eden is that old-fashioned house we dwell in every day Without suspecting our abode, until we drive away

Emily Dickinson Quotes

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The meanest floweret of the vale, The simplest note that swells the gale, The common sun, the air, the skies, To him are open paradise.

Thomas Gray Quotes , Source: Ode on the Pleasure Arising from Vicissitudes (l. 53)

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A book of Verses underneath the Bough, A Jug of Wine, A Loaf of Bread, and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness-- On, Wilderness were Paradise enow!

Omar Khayyam ("The Tent-Maker") Quotes , Source: The Rubaiyat (st. 12), (FitzGerald's translation)

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The loves that meet in Paradise shall cast out fear, And Paradise hath room for you and me and all.

Christina G. Rossetti Quotes , Source: Saints and Angels (st. 10)

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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 Quotes

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Paradise can be found on the back of horses, in books and between the breasts of women.

Arab Proverb Quotes

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Someone who has set out in the vehicle of a Bodhisattva should decide that `I must lead all the beings to nirvana, into that realm of nirvana which leaves nothing behind'. What is this realm of nirvana which leaves nothing behind ?

Buddha Quotes

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A limbo large and broad, since call'd The Paradise of Fools to few unknown.

John Milton Quotes , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. III, l. 495)

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He who has gold makes and accomplishes whatever he wishes in the world and finally uses it to send souls to paradise.

Christopher Columbus Quotes

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It is for you that paradise is opened, the tree of life is planted, the age to come is prepared, plenty is provided, a city is built, rest is appointed, goodness is established and wisdom perfected beforehand.

Bible Quotes , Source: II Esdras (ch. VIII, v. 52)

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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 Quotes

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Not one or two, Subhuti, not one or two, but all the beings - men, women, animals, birds, trees, rocks. All the beings in the world. One should create such a determination that `I will lead all of them into nirvana'.

Buddha Quotes

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Your optimistic eyes seem like paradise, to someone like...me.

Depeche Mode Quotes

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Paradise is our native country, and we in this world be as exiles and strangers

Richard Greenham Quotes

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In the nine heavens are eight Paradises; Where is the ninth one? In the human breast. Only the blessed dwell in th' Paradises, But blessedness dwells in the human breast.

William R. Alger Quotes , Source: Oriental Poetry--The Ninth Paradise

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Or were I in the wildest waste, Sae bleak and bare, sae bleak and bare, The desert were a paradise If thou wert there, if thou were there.

Robert Burns Quotes , Source: Oh! Wert Thou in the Cold Blast

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In this fool's paradise, he drank delight.

George Crabbe Quotes , Source: The Borough Players (letter XII)

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Nor count compartments of the floors, But mount to paradise By the stairway of surprise.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes , Source: Merlin

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Dry your eyes--O dry your eyes, For I was taught in Paradise To ease my breast of melodies.

John Keats Quotes , Source: Fairy Song

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Mahomet was taking his afternoon nap in his Paradise. An houri had rolled a cloud under his head, and he was snoring serenely near the fountain of Salsabil.

Ernest Louis Victor Jules L'Epine (used pseudonym Jean Quatrelles) Quotes , Source: Croquemitaine (bk. II, ch. IX), (Hood's translation)

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So on he fares, and to the border comes, Of Eden, where delicious Paradise, Now nearer, crowns with her enclosure green, As with a rural mound, the champain head Of a steep wilderness.

John Milton Quotes , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. IV, l. 131)

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One morn a Peri at the gate Of Eden stood disconsolate.

Thomas Moore Quotes , Source: Lalla Rookh--Paradise and the Peri

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