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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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

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It gets to seem as if way back in the Garden of Eden after the Fall, Adam and Eve had begged the Lord to forgive them and He, in his boundless exasperation, had said, ''All right, then. Stay. Stay in the Garden. Get civilized. Procreate. Muck it up.'' And they did.
~ Diane Arbus - [Paradise]

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Santa Barbara is a paradise; Disneyland is a paradise; the U.S. is a paradise. Paradise is just paradise. Mournful, monotonous, and superficial though it may be, it is paradise. There is no other.
~ Jean Baudrillard - [Paradise]

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A paranoiac, like a poet, is born, not made.
~ Luis Bunuel - [Paranoia]

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Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may happen to sear your own fingers and make them dead to the quality of things.
~ George Eliot - [Paradox]

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A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell!
~ Thomas Fuller - [Paradise]

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The abominable effort to take one's sins with one to paradise.
~ Andre Gide - [Paradise]

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A beautiful vacuum filled with wealthy monogamists, all powerful and members of the best families all drinking themselves to death.
~ Ernest Hemingway - [Paradise]

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The paradox is really the pathos of intellectual life and just as only great souls are exposed to passions it is only the great thinker who is exposed to what I call paradoxes, which are nothing else than grandiose thoughts in embryo.
~ Soren Kierkegaard - [Paradox]

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From the very fountain of enchantment there arises a taste of bitterness to spread anguish amongst the flowers.
~ Lucretius - [Paradise]

 

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