A beautiful vacuum filled with wealthy monogamists, all powerful and members of the best families all drinking themselves to death.
Ernest Hemingway (1898-1961) American Writer.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a ''new heaven'' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) German-Swiss philosopher and writer.
It is difficult to write a paradise when all the superficial indications are that you ought to write an apocalypse. It is obviously much easier to find inhabitants for an inferno or even a purgatorio.
Ezra Pound (1885-1972) American poet, critic and intellectual.
I should have no use for a paradise in which I should be deprived of the right to prefer hell.
Jean Rostand (1894-1977) French biologist and philosopher.
We must prefer real hell to an imaginary paradise.
Simone Weil (1910-1943) French Philosopher
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 (1929-2007) French sociologist, and philosopher.
A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell!
Thomas Fuller (1608-1661) British clergyman and author.