A Quote by James Aldrich on glory and paradise

But when the sun in all his state Illumed the eastern skies, She passed through Glory's morning-gate, And walked in Paradise.

James Aldrich (1810 - 1856)

Source: A Death-Bed.

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A Quote by Gregg Easterbrook on paradise and seasons

Autumn truly is what summer pretends to be: the best of all seasons. It is as glorious as summer is tedious; as subtle as summer is obvious; as refreshing as summer is wearying. Autumn seems like paradise.

Gregg Easterbrook

Source: New York Times

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A Quote by Georges Brassens on age, death, and paradise

Ah, if only a few more massacres would suffice To sort it all out once and for all With so many uprisings and so many fallen heads In Paradise we should all be by now! But the wished-for Golden Age is endlessly postponed The gods remain so thirsty, they are insatiable Thus it is death, an endless cycle of death

Georges Brassens (1921 - 1981)

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A Quote by George Crabbe on paradise

In this fool's paradise he drank delight.

George Crabbe (1754 - 1832)

Source: The Borough. Letter xii. Players.

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A Quote by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on knowledge and paradise

Where there is the tree of knowledge, there is always Paradise: so say the most ancient and most modern serpents.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

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A Quote by Evelyn Arthur St. John Waugh on curiosity, paradise, and promises

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

Evelyn Arthur St. John Waugh (1903 - 1966)

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A Quote by Charles Edwin Markham on day, dreams, earth, eternity, heaven, immortality, men, needs, paradise, time, and path

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 (1852 - 1940)

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A Quote by Edward Fitzgerald on books, paradise, wilderness, and wine

A Book of Verses underneath the Bough, A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread - and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness - Oh, Wilderness were Paradise now!

Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883)

Source: The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Persian writer & astronomer (c.1050–c.1123)

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A Quote by Edward Paul Abbey on boredom, earth, good, hunger, life, love, loyalty, luxury, necessity, needs, paradise, spirit, water, and wilderness

The love of wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyond 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. . . . No, wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, as vital to our lives as water and good bread.

Edward Abbey (1927 - 1989)

Source: Desert Solitaire

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A Quote by Doug Larson on luxury and paradise

Utility is when you have one telephone, luxury is when you have two, and paradise is when you have none.

Doug Larson

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