The safest road to Hell is the gradual one – the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Hell is paved with priests’ skulls.
Saint John Chrysostom
Hell is paved with infants’ skulls.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Hell is no other but a soundlesse pit, Where no one beame of comfort peeps in it.
I don’t believe in an afterlife, so I don’t have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse.
Hell is other people.
Hell hath no limits, nor is circumscribed In one self place, for where we are is hell, And where hell is there must we ever be.
Heaven has a road, but no one travels it; Hell has no gate but men will dig to get there.
I don’t like to commit myself about heaven and hell – you see, I have friends in both places.
Eskimo: “If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?” Priest: “No, not if you did not know.” Eskimo: “Then why did you tell me?”
I never give them hell. I just tell the truth and they think it’s hell.
Harry S Truman
I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell.
Harry S. Truman
The frontier between hell and heaven is only the difference between two ways of looking at things.
George Bernard Shaw
The heart of man is the place the devil dwells in; I feel sometimes a hell dwells within myself.
Sir Thomas Browne
Hell is a half-filled auditorium.
If you are going through hell, keep going.
O what a heaven is love! O what a hell!.
Love without sex is still the most efficient form of hell known to man.
Self-love and the love of the world constitute hell.
Hell is full of good wishes or desires.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
Hell is full of good intentions.
Life without absorbing occupation is hell – joy consists in forgetting life.
Through clever and constant application of propaganda, people can be made to see paradise as hell, and also the other way round, to consider the most wretched sort of life as paradise.
All right, then, I’ll go to hell.
Sin makes its own hell, and goodness its own heaven.
Mary Baker Eddy
Hell is an outrage on humanity. When you tell me that your deity made you in his image, I reply that he must have been very ugly.
To appreciate heaven well, it’s good for a person to have some fifteen minutes of hell.
If the destination is heaven, why do we scramble to be first in line for hell?
A man from hell is not afraid of hot ashes.
I had to get rid of any idea of hell or any idea of the afterlife. That’s what held me, kept me down. So now I just have nothing but contempt for the institution of the church.
To work hard, to live hard, to die hard, and then go to hell after all would be too damn hard.
Love seeketh only self to please, To bind another to its delight, Joys in another’s loss of ease And builds a hell in heaven’s despite.
Love seeketh not itself to please, Nor for itself hath any care, But for another gives its ease, And builds a heaven in hell’s despair.
If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.
America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn’t standing still.
E. E. Cummings
That all who have ever been born men from the beginning of creation, and are deceased, are either in heaven or in hell, follows from those things which have been said and shown in the preceding article, namely, that Heaven and Hell are from the human race.
Don’t accept rides from strange men – and remember that all men are strange as hell.
Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man.
There is no dignity in wickedness, whether in purple or rags; and hell is a democracy of devils, where all are equals.
A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.
Envy’s a coal comes hissing hot from Hell.
Philip James Bailey
Either Christianity is true or it’s false. If you bet that it’s true, and you believe in God and submit to Him, then if it IS true, you’ve gained God, heaven, and everything else. If it’s false, you’ve lost nothing, but you’ve had a good life marked by peace and the illusion that ultimately, everything makes sense. If you bet that Christianity is not true, and it’s false, you’ve lost nothing. But if you bet that it’s false, and it turns out to be true, you’ve lost everything and you get to spend eternity in hell.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven’t had fourteen pairs in my life.
Men get tired of everything, of heaven no less than of hell; and that all history is nothing but a record of the oscillations of the world between these two extremes. An epoch is but a swing of the pendulum; and each generation thinks the world is progressing because it is always moving.
George Bernard Shaw
I’ve gone through hell and back.
And I looked, and beholda palehorse: and hisnamethat sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him.
I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won’t let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion.
It’s odd that you can get so anesthetized by your own pain or your own problem that you don’t quite fully share the hell of someone close to you.
Lady Bird Johnson
Producing is hell, writing is frustrating, acting is really satisfying, directing is heaven.
Let’s face it, writing is hell.
That thing of hell and eternal punishment is the most absurd, as well as the most disagreeable thought that ever entered into the head of mortal man.
From all sides there is equally a way to the lower world.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Life is short and if you’re looking for extension, you had best do well. ‘Cause there’s good deeds and then there’s good intentions. They are as far apart as Heaven and Hell.
In the Christian world… it is believed that angels were created at the beginning, and that heaven was formed of them; and that the Devil or Satan was an angel of light, who, becoming rebellions, was cast down with his crew, and that this was the origin of hell.
I have watched patients stand and gaze longingly toward the city they in all likelihood will never enter again. It means liberty and life; it seems so near, and yet heaven is not further from hell.
Politics is just like show business. You have a hell of an opening, coast for a while, and then have a hell of a close.
The compact which exists between the North and the South is a covenant with death and an agreement with hell.
William Lloyd Garrison
Everything I did in my life that was worthwhile, I caught hell for.
We are praying now for the repose of his soul. Hoping you’re well and not in hell. Nice change of air. Out of the frying pan of life into the fire of purgatory.