paradise

A Quote by Thomas Gray on paradise

The meanest floweret of the vale, The simplest note that swells the gale, The common sun, the air, the skies, To him are opening paradise.

Thomas Gray (1716 - 1771)

Source: Ode on the Pleasure arising from Vicissitude. Line 53.

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A Quote by Sir William Temple on climate, entertainment, garden, paradise, plants, and pleasure

So that a paradise, among them seems to have been a large space of ground adorned and beautified with all sorts of trees, both of fruits and of forest, either found there before it was enclosed, or planted after; either cultivated like gardens, for shades and for walks, with fountains or streams, and all sorts of plants usual in the climate, and pleasant to the eye, the smell, or the taste; or else employed like our parks, for enclosure and harbor of all sorts of wild beasts, as well, as for the pleasure of riding and walking: and so they were of more or less extent, and of different entertainment, according to the several humors of the Princes that ordered and enclosed them.

Sir William Temple (1881 - 1944)

Source: Upon the Gardens of Epicurus; or, Of Gardening, 1685.

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A Quote by Robert Lynd on men and paradise

It is in games that many men discover their paradise.

Robert Lynd (1879 - 1949)

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A Quote by Robert Burton on hell, horses, paradise, and women

England is a paradise for women and hell for horses; Italy a paradise for horses, hell for women. . . .

Robert Burton (1577 - 1640)

Source: Anatomy of Melancholy

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A Quote by Richard David Bach on chance, direction, life, love, and paradise

A soulmate is someone who has locks that fit our keys, and keys to fit our locks. When we feel safe enough to open the locks, our truest selves step out and we can be completely and honestly who we are; we can be loved for who we are and not for who we're pretending to be. Each unveils the best part of the other. No matter what else goes wrong around us, with that one person we're safe in our own paradise. Our soulmate is someone who shares our deepest longings, our sense of direction. When we're two balloons, and together our direction is up, chances are we've found the right person. Our soulmate is the one who makes life come to life.

Richard Bach (1936 -)

Source: (Bridge 265)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on indifference, journeys, and paradise

Traveling is a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Pierre Jean de Béranger on kindness and paradise

Paradise is open to all kind hearts.

Pierre Jean de Beranger (1780 - 1857)

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A Quote by Phillips Brooks on earth, god, life, and paradise

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 (1835 - 1893)

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A Quote by Paul Louis Charles Claudel on earth, hell, imagination, and paradise

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

Paul Louis Charles Claudel (1868 - 1955)

Source: Conversations dans le Loir-et-Cher, 1929

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A Quote by Parley P. Pratt on divinity, eternity, future, goals, hope, memory, paradise, past, power, soul, present, and time

Mysterious power, whence hope ethereal springs! Sweet heavenly relic of eternal things! Inspiring oft deep thoughts of things divine: The past, the present, and the future time. Thy reminiscences transport the soul To memory's Paradise-its future goal.

Parley P. Pratt (1807 - 1857)

Source: Key to the Science of Theology, p. 75.

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