|It is difficult to write a paradiso
when all the superficial
indications are that you ought to write an apocalypse. It is obviously
much easier to find inhabitants for an inferno or even a purgatorio. —Ezra Pound
man has a paradise around him till he sins, and the angel of an
accusing conscience drives him from his Eden. —Longfellow.
Paradise was made for tender hearts;
hell, for loveless hearts. —Voltaire
An intelligent hell would be better than
a stupid paradise. —Victor
Gentleness and kindness will make our
homes a paradise upon earth. —Bartol.
Hell is where everyone
is doing his own thing. Paradise is where everyone is doing God's thing.
were not expelled from Paradise. —Milan Kundera
Life is here only to be lived so that we can,
through life, earn the right to death, which to me is paradise.
Whatever it is that will bring me the reward of paradise, I'll do the
best I can. —Anne Bancroft
Paradise Lost is a book that, once put down, is very hard
to pick up again. —Samuel Johnson
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. —Jean Baudrillard
The only paradise is paradise lost. —Marcel