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"Women are all we know of paradise on this earth." - Albert Camus

"To live in a peaceful home is to experience paradise on earth" - Shri Radhe Maa

"When man tries to imagine Paradise on earth, the immediate result is a very respectable Hell." - Paul Claudel

"Those who are looking for paradise on Earth should come and see Dubrovnik." - George Bernard Shaw

"Those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but a hell." - Karl Popper

"The greening of the desert means sowing seeds in people's hearts and creating a green paradise of peace on earth." - Masanobu Fukuoka

"Who knows but on their sleep may rise Such light as never heaven let through To lighten earth from Paradise?" - Algernon Charles Swinburne

"Paradise is the here and now, the actual, tangible, dogmatically real Earth on which we stand. Yes, God bless America, the Earth upon which we stand." - Edward Abbey

"Contentment is the greatest door that one enters to Allah, it is the source of tranquility for the worshiper and paradise on earth. Whoever does not enter it will not enter the Paradise in the Hereafter." - Ibn Taymiyyah

"The one perfectly divine thing, the one glimpse of God's paradise given on earth, is to fight a losing battle - and not lose it." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"We could either develop paradise on Earth or oblivion; wipe ourselves out, only the future will tell. It's what you do to make the future." - Jacque Fresco

"I say to you truly, the heart of him who loves is a paradise on earth; he has God in himself, for God is love." - Hugues Felicite Robert de Lamennais

"St. Petersburg is a wonderful city. You have wonderful parks, birds singing in the trees, manatees in the water, pelicans. So it's like this little paradise on Earth." - Bjarke Ingels

"The joys of marriage are the heaven on earth, Life's paradise, great princess, the soul's quiet, Sinews of concord, earthly immortality, Eternity of pleasures." - John Ford

"If we could make our house a home, and then make it a sanctuary, I think we could truly find paradise on Earth." - Alexandra Stoddard

"But for Muslims, everything that they don't have on earth is what they get in heaven. They can drink, they can have sex. All of the forbidden pleasures on earth, you can have in paradise." - Barbara Walters

"I was brought up on a farm in Southwest France, eating farm-fresh produce three times a day. It was paradise on Earth, and it shaped my eating habits and my sense of taste." - Alain Ducasse

"God created man for fellowship... The fall of man ruined that and Paradise that is, the garden of Eden was lost, but on the new earth paradise will be regained and God will again fellowship with mankind in a unique sense." - Paul P. Enns

"We danced our youth in a dreamed of city, Venice, paradise, proud and pretty, We lived for love and lust and beauty, Pleasure then our only duty. Floating them twixt heaven and Earth And drank on plenties blessed mirth We thought ourselves eternal then, Our glory sealed by God's own pen. But paradise, we found is always frail, Against man's fear will always fail." - Veronica Franco

"We danced our youth in a dreamed of city, Venice, paradise, proud and pretty, We lived for love and lust and beauty, Pleasure then our only duty. Floating them twixt heaven and Earth And drank on plenties blessed mirth We thought ourselves eternal then, Our glory sealed by God's own pen. But paradise, we found is always frail, Against man's fear will always fail." - Veronica Franco

"God created man for fellowship... The fall of man ruined that and Paradise-that is, the garden of Eden-was lost, but on the new earth paradise will be regained and God will again fellowship with mankind in a unique sense." - Paul Enns

"The joys of marriage are the heaven on earth, Life's paradise, great princess, the soul's quiet, Sinews of concord, earthly immortality, Eternity of pleasures; no restoratives Like to a constant woman!" - John Ford (dramatist)

"One of the most magical places on Earth is a small island in the Caribbean called Mustique. With brilliant beaches, warm water, and lush vegetation, this tiny green swath of land is my idea of paradise." - Nina Garcia

"Gentleness and kindness will make our homes a paradise upon earth." - C. A. Bartol

"Gentleness and kindness will make our homes a paradise upon earth." - Cyrus Augustus Bartol

"Sacrificing the earth for paradise is giving up the substance for the shadow." - Victor Hugo

"If everybody lives by the sweat of his brow, the earth will become a paradise." - Mahatma Gandhi

"My Paradise: With Christ. Not sinning. No pain. New earth. Precious in that order." - John Piper

"We have the technology to build a global paradise on earth, and at the same time, we have the power to end life as we know it. I am a futurist. I cannot predict the actual future - only what it can be if we manage the earth and its resources intelligently." - Jacque Fresco

"We have the technology to build a global paradise on earth, and at the same time, we have the power to end life as we know it. I am a futurist. I cannot predict the actual future - only what it can be if we manage the earth and its resources intelligently." - Jacque Fresco

"A little common sense, goodwill, and a tiny dose of unselfishness could make this goodly earth into an earthly paradise." - Richard Aldington

"Paradise is not something unique; there are so many paradises in the universe; Earth is one of them!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"If it weren't for the people always getting tangled up with the machinery... Earth would be an engineer's paradise." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Hell is wherever Love is not, and Heaven Is Love's location. No dogmatic creed, No austere faith based on ignoble fear Can lead thee into realms of joy and peace. Unless the humblest creatures on the earth Are bettered by thy loving sympathy Think not to find a Paradise beyond." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"Let us always keep before our eyes the fact that here on earth we are on a battlefield and that in paradise we shall receive the crown of victory; that this is a testing-ground and the prize will be awarded up above; that we are now in a land of exile while our true homeland is Heaven to which we must continually aspire." - Pio of Pietrelcina

"Hell is wherever Love is not, and Heaven Is Love's location. No dogmatic creed, No austere faith based on ignoble fear Can lead thee into realms of joy and peace. Unless the humblest creatures on the earth Are bettered by thy loving sympathy Think not to find a Paradise beyond." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"You want Paradise, you gotta build it on war, on blood, on envy and naked greed." - Michel Faber

"Have a great love for Jesus in his divine Sacrament of Love; that is the divine oasis of the desert. It is the heavenly manna of the traveller. It is the Holy Ark. It is the life and Paradise of love on earth." - Peter Julian Eymard

"Being born on the earth is the highest honor and greatest privilege. To be alive as human beings gives us the chance to pull off exquisite and Herculean feats of magic that are not possible in nirvana or heaven or any other so-called paradise, higher dimension, or better place,being alive right now is the greatest gift i got from God." - Rob Brezsny

"We'll tell him his mother waits for him in heaven, I suppose." "Is that a lie?" "It's what we tell fools and children." She sighed. "Postulating a heaven gives man an out for having been unable to retain the paradise he was given here on earth." - Sheri S Tepper

"Vows are but breath, and breath a vapor is: Then thou, fair sun, which on my earth dost shine, Exhal'st this vapor-now; in thee it is. If broken then, it is no fault of mine; If by me broke, what fool is not so wise To lose an oath to win a paradise?" - William Shakespeare

"We are not men, to have need of another, an eternal life; we are women, and for us one moment with man we love is everlasting Paradise, one moment far from the man we love is everlasting hell. It is here on earth that we women love out eternity" - Nikos Kazantzakis

"Ambition wants us to improve our lot, basically, but I can't help thinking we're pursuing a return to a technological Eden. We do try to create a paradise on Earth, because we are hubristic and we want to surpass this notion of God and then ourselves become gods." - Luke Scott

"I cannot believe in a paradise Glorious, undefiled, For gates all scrolled and streets of gold Are tales for a dreaming child. I am too lost for shame That it moves me unto mirth, But I can vision a Hell of flame For I have lived on earth." - Robert E Howard

"The Rulers of Russia, then, are Jewish Politicians, and they are applying to the world the doctrine of Karl Marx (Mordecai). Marx, was a clear and lucid Talmudist...full of that old Hebrew (sic) materialism which ever dreams of a paradise on earth and always rejects the hope held out of the chance of a Garden of Eden after Death." - Bernard Lazare

"The electricity came on for the second time today wile we were eating. This may be a fool's paradise, but it's a paradise nonetheless." - Susan Beth Pfeffer

"I'm obsessed by the idea of making my mark on history. And Arsenal is my paradise." - Thierry Henry

"How soon the labor of men would make a paradise of the earth were it not for misgovernment and a diversion of his energies to selfish interests." - Thomas Jefferson

"Her soul from earth to Heaven lies, Like the ladder of the vision, Wheron go To and fro In ascension and demission, Star-flecked feet of Paradise." - Francis Thompson

"This royal throne of kings, this scepter'd isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-Paradise." - William Shakespeare

"Paradise is for those who make paradise." - Ursula K Le Guin

"The longing for paradise is paradise itself." - Khalil Gibran

"Rats in paradise! Rats in paradise!" - Nick Cave

"The only paradise is paradise lost." - Marcel Proust

"The only position that leaves me with no cognitive dissonance is atheism. It is not a creed. Death is certain, replacing both the siren-song of Paradise and the dread of Hell. Life on this earth, with all its mystery and beauty and pain, is then to be lived far more intensely: we stumble and get up, we are sad, confident, insecure, feel loneliness and joy and love. There is nothing more; but I want nothing more." - Christopher Hitchens

"I fell in love with my country - its rivers, prairies, forests, mountains, cities and people. No one can take my love of country away from me! I felt then, as I do now, it's a rich, fertile, beautiful land, capable of satisfying all the needs of its people. It could be a paradise on earth if it belonged to the people, not to a small owning class." - Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

"(Brazil:) I've never beheld such a paradise. The people are enchanting and-a mercy on this earth of ours-this is the only placewhere there isn't any race question. Negroes and whites and Indians, three-quarters, oneeighth, the wonderful Mulatto and Creole women, Jews and Christians, all dwell together in a peace that passes describing. The Jewish immigrants are in seventh heaven; all of them have jobs and feel at home." - Stefan Zweig

"The fire. The odor of burning juniper is the sweetest fragrance on the face of the earth, in my honest judgment; I doubt if all the smoking censers of Dante's paradise could equal it. One breath of juniper smoke, like the perfume of sagebrush after rain, evokes in magical catalysis, like certain music, the space and light and clarity and piercing strangeness of the American West. Long may it burn." - Edward Abbey

"The word "utopia" has two meanings. It means both "good place" and "nowhere". That's the way it should be. The happiest places, I think, are the ones that reside just this side of paradise. The perfect person would be insufferable to live with; likewise, we wouldn't want to live in the perfect place, either. "A life time of happiness! No man could bear it: It would be hell on earth," wrote George Bernard Shaw, in his play Man and Superman." - Eric Weiner

"And in time it will be as though men had never come to this perfect corner of the world-never called it paradise on earth, never despoiled it with their dream factories; and in the golden hush of the afternoon all that will be heard will be the flittering of dragonflies, and the murmur of hummingbirds as they pass from bower to bower, looking for a place to sup sweetness." - Clive Barker

"It is at once by way of poetry and through poetry, as with music, that the soul glimpses splendors from beyond the tomb; and when an exquisite poem brings one's eyes to the point of tears, those tears are not evidence of an excess of joy, they are witness far more to an exacerbated melancholy, a disposition of the nerves, a nature exiled among imperfect things, which would like to possess, without delay, a paradise revealed on this very same earth." - Charles Baudelaire

"The earth is not a lair, neither is it a prison. The earth is a Paradise, the only one we'll ever know. We will realize it the moment we open our eyes. We don't have to make it a Paradise-it is one. We have only to make ourselves fit to inhabit it. The man with the gun, the man with murder in his heart, cannot possibly recognize Paradise even when he is shown it." - Henry Miller

"Earth Is Enough. We men of Earth have here the stuff Of Paradise - we have enough! We need no other stones to build The Temple of the Unfulfilled - No other ivory for the doors - No other marble for the floors - No other cedar for the beam And dome of man's immortal dream. Here on the paths of every-day - Here on the common human way Is all the stuff the gods would take To build a Heaven, to mold and make New Edens. Ours is the stuff sublime To build Eternity in time!" - Edwin Markham

"We have to change this whole earth into a tremendous festival, and it is possible because man brings all that is needed to transform this earth into a paradise." - Rajneesh

"The love of wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyong reach; it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth, the earth which bore us and sustains us, the only paradise we shall ever know, the only paradise we ever need, if only we had the eyes to see." - Edward Abbey

"Let's build Paradise again." - Sebastiao Salgado

"Cheeseburger in paradise!" - Jimmy Buffett

"Hold on to the center and make up your mind to rejoice in this paradise called life." - Laozi

"God, in his infinite wisdom, hid Hell in he middle of Paradise, to keep us on our toes." - Paulo Coelho

"i have to cross the river of extreme awkwardness in order to get to the paradise on the other side." - David Levithan

"Man started out on the wrong foot. the misadventure in paradise was the first consequence. The rest had to follow." - Emil Cioran

"The Gulf Coast has the potential to create a culinary raw ingredient paradise that smart cooks can capitalize on." - Mario Batali

"We lived on the Key West Army Base. Key West for me was a tropical island paradise." - Gloria Swanson

"Man started out on the wrong foot. The misadventure in paradise was the first consequence. The rest had to follow." - Emile M Cioran

"If you don't keep the eyes of your heart focused on the paradise that is to come, you will try to turn this poor fallen world into the paradise it will never be." - Paul David Tripp

"Earth walks on Earth, Glittering in gold; Earth goes to Earth. Sooner than it wold; Earth builds on Earth, Palaces and towers; Earth says to Earth, Soon, all shall be ours." - Walter Scott

"Earth walks on Earth, Glittering in gold; Earth goes to Earth, Sooner than it wold; Earth builds on Earth, Palaces and towers; Earth says to Earth, Soon, all shall be ours." - Walter Scott

"By aiming for paradise, we lose sight of earth. Hope of a beyond and aspiration to an afterlife engender a sense of futility in the present. If the prospect of getting taken up to paradise generates joy, it is the mindless joy of a baby picked up from his crib." - Michel Onfray

"We, who have already borne on the road to Paradise the lives of the best among us, want a difficult, erect, implacable Paradise; a Paradise where one can never rest and which has, beside the threshold of the gates, angels with swords." - Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera

"The Earth is the Lord. Everybody walks on the earth. And nobody respects the Earth. Everybody who walks on the earth, shits on the Earth. Spits on the Earth. Don't respect the Earth. So the Earth didn't like it. So the Earth call for a revolution. And the earth is fighting back. The Earth call for a revolution. The Earth call for justice. And the Earth get justice. 'Cause the Earth release ganja. The Earth release herbs." - Lee “Scratch” Perry

"Paradise A concept embraced by almost every culture. A land of peace and harmony. Some say it doesn't belong to the earth, that there is no Shangri-la, no utopian wilderness for the living." - Ellen Hopkins

"Oh Thou, who Man of baser Earth didst make, And ev'n with Paradise devise the snake; For all the Sin wherewith the Face of Man Is blackened - Man's forgiveness give and take!" - Omar Khayyam

"Oh Thou, who Man of baser Earth didst make, And ev'n with Paradise devise the snake; For all the Sin wherewith the Face of Man Is blackened - Man's forgiveness give and take!" - Omar Khayyam

"Women may be whole oceans deeper than we are, but they are also a whole paradise better. She may have got us out of Eden, but as a compensation she makes the earth very pleasant." - Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie

"What happiness this is: to fly, skimming over the earth just as we do in our dreams! Life has become a dream. Can this be the meaning of paradise?" - Nikos Kazantzakis

"Gratitude and Contentment is the greatest worker of miracles. It transforms water into wine, grains of sand into pearls, raindrops into balsam, poverty into wealth, the smallest into the greatest, the most common to the most noble, earth into paradise." - Kaspar Hauser

"The thing that had fueled these utopian communities was a literal belief, and not just a general sense of optimism, that the earth was about to become a paradise. That idea cannot hold water after the war." - Christine Jennings

"This royal throne of kings, this scept'red isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war." - William Shakespeare

"You are the man newly arriving at history's worm-ravaged door, the woman whose shadows are salves upon the bleeding breasts of the earth, the infant whose heartbeat floods every harp in Paradise." - Aberjhani

"Oh, Thou who Man of baser Earth didst make, And ev'n with Paradise devise the Snake: For all the Sin wherewith the Face of Man Is blacken'd - Man's forgiveness give - and take!" - Omar Khayyam

"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." - Phillips Brooks

"Without love no life left on earth." - Donna Lewis

"Every offense is avenged on earth." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Mothers reflect God's loving presence on earth." - William R. Webb

"Happiness is the best adventure on earth." - Sir David Baird, 1st Baronet

"a mother is God's deputy on earth." - Rahel Varnhagen

"Life on earth is inconceivable without trees." - Anton Chekhov

"Cooperstown is the greatest place on Earth." - Bob Feller

"Everything on Earth is being continuously transformed." - Paulo Coelho

"Alice of Wonderland was stranded on Earth." - Frank Beddor

"Is there intelligent life on Earth?" - Frank Drake

"All living things on earth are kindred." - Edward Abbey

"Christians are rare people on earth." - Martin Luther

"Sadness is twilight's kiss on earth." - Wole Soyinka

"Peace on earth begins with birth." - Jeannine Parvati Baker

"Everything you do on Earth is political." - Pat Steir

"The highest happiness on earth is marriage." - William Lyon Phelps

"We're here on Earth to fart around" - Kurt Vonnegut

"We are all astronauts on spaceship earth" - Wubbo Ockels

"The sole equality on earth is death." - Philip James Bailey

"We are a plague on the Earth." - David Attenborough

"Blessed are the peacemakers on earth." - William Shakespeare

"I'm the luckiest writer on earth." - George Michael

"I'm the audience's representative on earth." - Michael Caine

"Our time on Earth is so random." - Lisa Ling

"We want everything. All the happiness that earth and heaven are capable of bestowing. Creature comforts, and heart and soul comforts also; and, proud-spirited beings that we are, we will not be put off with a part. Give us only everything, and we will be content. And, after all, Cinderella, you have had your day. Some little dogs never get theirs. You must not be greedy. You have KNOWN happiness. The palace was Paradise for those few months, and the Prince's arms were about you, Cinderella, the Prince's kisses on your lips; the gods themselves cannot take THAT from you." - Jerome K Jerome

"When the Son on the Cross promises paradise in his company to the good thief, when he promises the future feast in Heaven to the Apostles, when he speaks of the kingdom of the Father, he is always pointing toward eternity. However brief and close to the earth his words sound, they echo throughout infinite eternity and permeate the faith of his followers with their eternal content. He knows what he speaks of, what he brings with him and what he promises; and he can convey it to those who know it not. The very words he uses are designed to awaken in them a new sense: the sense of the eternal." - Adrienne von Speyr

"If anyone travels on a road in search of knowledge, Allah will cause him to travel on one of the roads of Paradise." - Muhammad

"How soon are we broken on the soft pillow of ease! Adam in paradise was overcome, when Job on the dunghill was a conqueror." - Thomas Watson

"Thought would destroy their paradise." - Thomas Gray

"A good conscience is paradise." - Jacobus Arminius

"Traveling is a fool's paradise." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Paradise is Where I Am." - Voltaire

"Travel is a fools paradise." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Thou Paradise of exiles, Italy!" - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"America, the paradise of lawyers." - Joseph H. Choate

"Paradise is where I am" - Voltaire

"Your library is your paradise." - Desiderius Erasmus

"The imperfect is our paradise." - Wallace Stevens

"You dont live on the Earth you want, you live on the Earth you have." - Jeff Rich

"Some of us come on earth seeing - some of us come on earth seeing color." - Louise Berliawsky Nevelson

"The cleverest woman on earth is the biggest fool on earth with a man." - Dorothy Parker

"I-What on earth just happened?" "Well, nothing on Earth, obviously." - Kiersten White

"On the Earth, you admire the Moon; on the Moon, you admire the Earth!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Rather than finding heaven on earth, we are asked to release heaven by living on earth." - Mark Nepo

"You don't live on the Earth you want, you live on the Earth you have." - Jeff Rich

"A lover in life will be a lover in death, a lover in the tomb, a lover in paradise, a lover on the day of resurrection." - Rumi

"„Everyone wants to believe that there's something else - something great - waiting for them on the other side. Paradise. Valhalla. Heaven. Their next - hopefully less horrible - life." - Meg Cabot

"„Everyone wants to believe that there's something else - something great - waiting for them on the other side. Paradise. Valhalla. Heaven. Their next - hopefully less horrible - life." - Meg Cabot

"The weariest and most loathed worldly life, that age, ache, penury and imprisonment can lay on nature is a paradise, to what we fear of death." - William Shakespeare

"I don't put a penny's value on this life if only our Lord will give me a tiny corner in Paradise." - Camillus de Lellis

"As a true patriot, I should be ashamed to think that Adam in paradise was more favorably situated on the whole than the backwoodsman in this country." - Henry David Thoreau

""Everyone wants to believe that there's something else - something great - waiting for them on the other side. Paradise. Valhalla. Heaven. Their next - hopefully less horrible - life." - Meg Cabot

"Her mouth Was roses gather'd from the south, The warm south side of Paradise, And breathed upon and handed down, By angels on a stair of stars." - Joaquin Miller

"The first to be summoned to Paradise on the Day of Resurrection will be those who praise God in prosperity and adversity." - Muhammad

"Oh, while a man may dream awake, On gentle Irish ground, 'Tis Paradise without the snake - That's easy to be found." - Frederick Langbridge

"The weariest and most loathed worldly life That age, ache, penury, and imprisonment Can lay on nature is a paradise To what we fear of death." - William Shakespeare

"People think of heaven as a paradise garden, a place where they can float on clouds and laze in rivers and mountains. But scenery without solace is meaningless." - Mitch Albom

""Everyone wants to believe that there's something else - something great - waiting for them on the other side. Paradise. Valhalla. Heaven. Their next - hopefully less horrible - life." - Meg Cabot

"Both looked back then on the wild revelry...and they lamented that it had cost them so much of their lives to find the paradise of shared solitude." - Gabriel Garcia Marquez



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