Paradise Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old paradise quotes, paradise sayings, and paradise proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Human language is lit with animal life: we play cats-cradle or have hare-brained ideas; we speak of badgering; or outfoxing someone; to squirrel something away and to ferret it out.     

Jay Griffiths

Your library is your paradise.     

Desiderius Erasmus

There is a kind of serenity in love which is almost a paradise.     

Alain Badiou

Paradise is exactly like where you are right now... only much, much better.     

Laurie Anderson

Paradise was made for tender hearts; hell, for loveless hearts.     


The only paradise is paradise lost.     

Marcel Proust

Those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but a hell.     

Karl Popper

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

Thomas Fuller

Time has shown that Paradise is not cheap, and neither is Hell unnecessary.     

Said Nursi

Recollection is the only paradise from which we cannot be turned out.     

Jean Paul

Children are the keys of paradise.     

Eric Hoffer

Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.     

George Santayana

God comes first. Paradise is not cheap.     

Hakeem Olajuwon

Hell is where everyone is doing his own thing. Paradise is where everyone is doing God's thing.     

Thomas Howard

We must prefer real hell to an imaginary paradise.     

Simone Weil

He who indulges in falsehood will find the paths of paradise shut to him.     

Abu Bakr

Every beloved object is the center point of a paradise.     


A worker's paradise is a consumer's hell.     

Esther Dyson

Paradise is too perfect for humanity.     

Dario Argento

The heart of man is, so to speak, the paradise of God.     

Alphonsus Liguori

The path to paradise begins in hell.     

Dante Alighieri

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

Morgan Rhodes

God hides the fires of hell within paradise.     

Paulo Coelho

Certainly paradise, whatever, wherever it be, contains flaws. If it did not, it would be incapable of drawing the hearts of men or angels.     

Henry Miller

Whoever threads a path seeking knowledge, Allah will make easy for him the path to paradise.     


Paradise is open to all kind hearts.     

Pierre Jean de Beranger

He who aspires to paradise should learn to deal with people with kindness.     

Abu Bakr

Privacy is paradise.     

Holly Hunter