Quotations On Paradise

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

Every 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.

An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Victor Hugo

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.
Thomas Howard

Only animals 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 Proust