Paradise Proverbs

Sayings about Paradise

Who kisses the feet of his mother, kisses the step of Paradise. ~ Turkish Proverb

One would not be alone even in Paradise. ~ Italian Proverbs

For he who has the time even the jungle is a paradise. ~ Sri Lankan Proverb

Without the companionship even paradise would be boring. ~ Arabian Proverb

Taking the first step with the good thought, the second with the good word, and the third with the good deed, I enter paradise. ~ Iranian Proverbs

Without human companions, paradise itself would be an undesirable place. ~ African Proverb

A beautiful funeral does not necessarily lead to paradise. ~ Creole Proverb

You cannot get into Paradise without a guide. ~ Turkish Proverbs

Hell shared with a sage is better than paradise with a fool. ~ Yiddish Proverb

Even in paradise it is no fun to be alone. ~ Romanian Proverbs

Patience is the key to paradise. ~ Albanian Proverbs

A man yearns for his paradise but it could become his hell. ~ Icelandic Proverb

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

With a piece of bread in your hand you’ll find paradise under a pine tree. ~ Russian Proverbs

Quotations about Paradise

The problem with paradise is that it’s temporary: You don’t belong here and the neighbors are nobody you care to know, so it’s only blissful for a week or so. ~ Garrison Keillor

I should have no use for a paradise in which I should be deprived of the right to prefer hell. ~ Jean Rostand

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. ~ Doug Larson

Paradise is our native country, and we in this world be as exiles and strangers. ~ Richard Greenham

It is better to have your head in the clouds, and know where you are … than to breathe the clearer atmosphere below them, and think that you are in paradise. ~ Henry David Thoreau

Paradise does not exist, but we must nonetheless strive to be worthy of it. ~ Jules Renard

This earth will be a paradise when men can, upon all these questions differ, and yet grasp each other’s hands as friends. ~ Robert G. Ingersoll

Your library is your paradise. ~ Desiderius Erasmus

Even paradise could become a prison if one had enough time to take notice of the walls. ~ Morgan Rhodes

The true paradises are the paradises that we have lost. ~ Marcel Proust

When the storm is over and night falls and the moon is out in all its glory and all you’re left with is the rhythm of the sea, of the waves, you know what God intended for the human race, you know what paradise is. ~ Harold Pinter

In looking for the keys of paradise, a pope may stoop a little; having found them he should rise again. ~ Pope Sixtus V Quotes

Thought would destroy their paradise. ~ Thomas Gray

Postulating a heaven gives man an out for having been unable to retain the paradise he was given here on earth. ~ Sheri S. Tepper

Paradise was always over there, a day’s sail away. ~ J. Maarten Troost

The entryway of paradise is open. Jesus is the way to paradise. ~ John Thomas Wylie

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

Two Paradises t’were in one, to live in Paradise alone. ~ Andrew Marvell

It is by one man’s disobedience that Paradise is lost and it is by another man’s obedience that Paradise is regained. ~ Michael F. Bird

A fool’s paradise is a wise man’s hell. ~ Thomas Fuller

A chaste generation would restore Paradise. ~ Amos Bronson Alcott

Man and woman left paradise together; if they would return, let it be in the same manner. ~ E. P. Day

All paradises, all utopias are designed by who is not there, by the people who are not allowed in. ~ Toni Morrison

It is a curious thing that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste. ~ Evelyn Waugh

Paradise is exactly like where you are right now… only much, much better. ~ Laurie Anderson

We must prefer real hell to an imaginary paradise. ~ Simone Weil

Wherever you find the greatest good, you will find the greatest evil, because evil loves paradise as much as good. ~ Wallace Stegner

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. ~ J. A. Primo De Rivera

Much better an intelligent hell than a stupid paradise. ~ Victor Hugo Quotes

Idle to pretend that we have lost paradise. We never had it; it is still to make. ~ Susan Ertz

God hides the fires of hell within paradise. ~ Paulo Coelho

What is paradise? We can say, in answer to this question, that with this heavenly paradise into which the redeemed at death do enter, the ancient, the earthly paradise is not fit to be compared. ~ William Hanna

Remembrance is the only paradise out of which we cannot be driven away; indeed, our first parents were not to be deprived of it. ~ Johann Paul Friedrich Richter

The joys of Paradise and the rapturous delight felt in meeting the radiance of God’s countenance will send into oblivion all the anguish of the earthly life. ~ Rabbi Jehuda

Only animals were not expelled from Paradise. ~ Milan Kundera

The abominable effort to take one’s sins with one to paradise. ~ Andre Gide

There are two qualifications for entering paradise; one is to be an archangel, the other to be a serpent. ~ Theodore Tilton

Certainly paradise, whatever, wherever it be, contains flaws. (Paradisical flaws, if you like.) If it did not, it would be incapable of drawing the hearts of men or angels. ~ Henry Miller

The whole of human history is thus enfolded in the subtle interplay of sorrow over a lost paradise, and the hope of its final restoration. ~ Alister E. Mcgrath