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190 Heavenly Quotes About Paradise

  • Last updated Jun 28 2021

Ah, paradise. Or bliss, heaven, utopia, wonderland, Arcadia, Eden, Shangri-la, Avalon, Zion, ultimate delight, felicity, the Promised Land, Cloud Nine, the divine abode, the happy hunting ground, the heavenly kingdom, the kingdom come, next world, paradisiac, Oh Pearly Gates, Elysium, the Elysian Fields, or the Garden of Eden. Potentially lost, potentially to be found. Whatever name you give the concept, humankind has spent much thought and effort in our quest for "Paradise."

Here we present a large collection of paradise quotes for you to ponder and share. We hope you enjoy them!

--Marcel Proust

--William Blake
--Eric Weiner

--Curtis Tyrone Jones

--Curtis Tyrone Jones

--Craig D. Lounsbrough
--Akshay Vasu

--Curtis Tyrone Jones
--José Eduardo Agualusa

--Mukta Singh-Zocchi
--Marty Rubin

--Darrell Smith

--Mehmet Murat ildan
--Joseph Campbell
--Kamila Shamsie

--Mehmet Murat ildan

--Shaykh Nazim Adil Al-Haqqani

--Adrienne Posey
--Mehmet Murat ildan

--Adam Weishaupt
--Toba Beta
--Susan Ertz

--Amy Leigh Mercree

--Sanober Khan
--Danez Smith
--Jorge Luis Borges
--Charles Eisenstein
--Alda Merini
--Henry Miller

--John Milton
--Kevin Hearne
--Thomas Fuller

Longer Version:

A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell!

--Erin Morgenstern
--Blaise Pascal
--Robert Breault

--Martin Luther
--Friedrich Nietzsche
--Richard Rorty

--Christopher Columbus
--James Ellis
--Bell hooks

--Ezra Pound
--Milan Kundera

Longer Version:

Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring--it was peace.

--Pope Sixtus V
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

Longer Version:

Traveling is a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places. At home I dream that at Naples, at Rome, I can be intoxicated with beauty, and lose my sadness. I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the stern fact, the sad self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from. I seek the Vatican, and the palaces. I affect to be intoxicated with sights and suggestions, but I am not intoxicated. My giant goes with me wherever I go.

--Toni Morrison
--Sri Chinmoy
--Edward Abbey
--Kurt Vonnegut
--Franz Kafka
--Fyodor Dostoevsky
--Phil Collins
--Christina Rossetti
--Elvis Costello
--Fyodor Dostoevsky
--Laurie Anderson
--Joko Beck
--Ursula K. Le Guin
--Mehmet Murat ildan
--Dolly Parton
--Paulo Coelho
--Thomas Merton
--Anaïs Nin
--Tupac Shakur

--Derek Walcott

--Daniel Quinn

--Serina Hartwell
--M. L. Stedman
--Victoria Erickson

--Preti Taneja
--Nikos Kazantzakis

--Mehmet Murat ildan
--Deborah Harkness
--John of Kronstadt
--Erich Maria Remarque
--John Milton
--George Bernard Shaw
--Leslie Jamison
--Heather Durham

--Marty Rubin
--J.M.G. Le Clézio
--Bertrand Zobrist

--Robert A. Heinlein

--Jules Renard
--Wallace Stegner
--Toba Beta
--Oscar Wilde
--Omar Khayyám
--Morgan Rhodes
--Marcel Proust
--Dante Alighieri
--Rick Riordan
--Victor Hugo
--Ariana Franklin
--Nikos Kazantzakis
--Ali ibn Abi Talib
--John Keats
--Alexander Pope
--Thomas Jefferson
--John Dryden

--Doug Larson
--Victor Hugo
--Jacobus Arminius
--Friedensreich Hundertwasser
--C.A. Bartol
--Mac Anderson
--Fyodor Dostoevsky
--John Farnham
--Orison Swett Marden
--Frederick Lenz

--Emilia Wickstead

--Lana Del Rey

--Alfred Richard Orage

--Pierre Jean de Beranger
--Dario Argento
--Victor Hugo
--John Berry
--Charles de Secondat
--Sheri S. Tepper
--Alexandra Stoddard
--Henry David Thoreau

--Bertrand Russell
--Paramahansa Yogananda
--Eric Hoffer

Longer Version:

Children are the keys of Paradise. They alone are good and wise, because their thoughts, their very lives are prayer.

--Abu Bakr
--Alphonsus Liguori
--Alain Badiou
--Ian Watson (author)
--Bangambiki Habyarimana
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