Paradise on earth is elusive; there is a reason that the Latin word “Utopia” translates as “no place.”
As Alexandr Solzhenitsyn once observed, Thomas More, 16th-century author of Utopia, invented the idea of the forced-labor camp.
Building this just peace is America's opportunity, and America's duty... America has no empire to extend or Utopia to establish.
“This, here, now, is more Utopia than Utopia,” a grown Bit tells his parents when they visit him in New York City.
Until that Utopia arrives, it might be heartening to realize that most students have easy, albeit illegal, access to these drugs.
England was not a Utopia, but she had travelled far from the days of the Hungry 'Forties.
But surely collectivism is a chimæra, an Utopia, a thing impossible.
Thereafter, if the traffic answer, we contemplate a branch rail to Utopia.
Are you content to go on working for an Utopia that you will never see?
Their Utopia may be only a rainbow, a mirage in the mists on the horizon.
1550s, from Modern Latin Utopia, literally "nowhere," coined by Thomas More (and used as title of his book, 1516, about an imaginary island enjoying perfect legal, social, and political systems), from Greek ou "not" + topos "place" (see topos). Extended to "any perfect place," 1610s.
(1516) A book by Sir Thomas More that describes an imaginary ideal society free of poverty and suffering. The expression utopia is coined from Greek words and means “no place.”
Note: By extension, a “utopia” is any ideal state.