Hell Quotes

Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned. - Milton Friedman

 

If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I'm neurotic as hell. I'll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days. - Sylvia Plath

 

Hell is full of musical amateurs: music is the brandy of the damned. - George Bernard Shaw

 

Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell. - Emily Dickinson

 

I got what I have now through knowing the right time to tell terrible people when to go to hell. - Leslie Caron

 

The pride of dying rich raises the loudest laugh in hell. - John W. Foster

 

Hell is a half-filled auditorium. - Robert Frost

A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell. - George Bernard Shaw

 

Hell is full of good wishes or desires. [Fr., L'enfer est plein de bonnes volontes ou desirs] - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

 

When I die, I hope to go to Heaven, whatever the Hell that is.-Ayn Rand

 

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

 

Hell, I never vote for anybody, I always vote against.-W. C. Fields

 

Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.-Thomas A. Edison

 

I'm going to let God be the judge of who goes to heaven and hell.-Joel Osteen

 

I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell.-Harry S. Truman

 

Listen; there's a hell of a good universe next door: let's go.-E. E. Cummings

 

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

 

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.-Dante Alighieri

 

Mankind is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good and evil which is independent of heaven and hell.-George Orwell

 

He who is the author of a war lets loose the whole contagion of hell and opens a vein that bleeds a nation to death.-Thomas Paine

 

The Clinton administration launched an attack on people in Texas because those people were religious nuts with guns. Hell, this country was founded by religious nuts with guns. Who does Bill Clinton think stepped ashore on Plymouth Rock?-P. J. O'Rourke

 

Hell is other people.-Jean-Paul Sartre

 

Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell.-Emily Dickinson

 

Every man is his own hell.-H. L. Mencken

 

One may no more live in the world without picking up the moral prejudices of the world than one will be able to go to hell without perspiring.-H. L. Mencken

 

A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.-George Bernard Shaw

 

Hell is full of musical amateurs.-George Bernard Shaw

 

The frontier between hell and heaven is only the difference between two ways of looking at things.-George Bernard Shaw

 

From the moment I was six I felt sexy. And let me tell you it was hell, sheer hell, waiting to do something about it.-Bette Davis

 

We must prefer real hell to an imaginary paradise.-Simone Weil

 

You know it's going to hell when the best rapper out there is white and the best golfer is black.Charles Barkley

 

If somebody hits you with an object you should beat the hell out of them.-Charles Barkley

 

There are a hell of a lot of jobs that are scarier than live comedy. Like standing in the operating room when a guy's heart stops, and you're the one who has to fix it!-Jon Stewart

 

Let's drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let's drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again.-Noel Coward

 

Too caustic? To hell with the costs, we'll make the picture anyway.-Samuel Goldwyn

 

You have to stay in shape. My grandmother, she started walking five miles a day when she was 60. She's 97 today and we don't know where the hell she is.Ellen DeGeneres

 

The Senate is a place filled with goodwill and good intentions, and if the road to hell is paved with them, then it's a pretty good detour.-Hubert H. Humphrey

 

Whether you come from heaven or hell, what does it matter, O Beauty!-Charles Baudelaire

 

People assume I'm out there having this great life, but money doesn't erase the pain. When you're young you barrel through life, making choices without thinking of repercussions. A few years down the line, you wake up in a certain place and wonder how the hell you got there.-Jennifer Lopez

 

I'll put you through hell, but at the end of it all we'll be champions.-Bear Bryant

 

What annoys the hell out of me is the arrogance of some people. They don't even listen to our music, they decided in advance that they don't like it.-Billie Joe Armstrong

 

Sailors ought never to go to church. They ought to go to hell, where it is much more comfortable.-H. G. Wells

 

The torture of a bad conscience is the hell of a living soul.-John Calvin

 

I never want to get to the point where it's all about my needs, and the hell with anybody else.-Drew Barrymore

 

If you're going to go through hell... I suggest you come back learning something.Drew Barrymore

 

If children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages, then maybe we can all learn from them. When you think about it, what other choice is there but to hope? We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up, or Fight Like Hell.-Lance Armstrong

 

Let us put theology out of religion. Theology has always sent the worst to heaven, the best to hell.-Robert Green Ingersoll

 

Our 'neoconservatives' are neither new nor conservative, but old as Bablyon and evil as Hell.-Edward Abbey

 

Getting to places like Bangkok or Singapore was a hell of a sweat. But when you got there it was the back of beyond. It was just a series of small tin sheds.-David Attenborough

 

Goddam money. It always ends up making you blue as hell.J. D. Salinger

 

Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.-Robert Redford

 

In this country, don't forget, a habit is no damn private hell. There's no solitary confinement outside of jail. A habit is hell for those you love. And in this country it's the worst kind of hell for those who love you.-Billie Holiday

 

I didn't know who the hell I was. I was whoever they wanted me to be.-Natalie Wood

 

Hell is of this world and there are men who are unhappy escapees from hell, escapees destined ETERNALLY to reenact their escape.-Antonin Artaud

 

No one has ever written, painted, sculpted, modeled, built, or invented except literally to get out of hell.-Antonin Artaud

 

I think all those artists are artists who are appreciated because you believe their words and you appreciate their honesty in their music. If you don't appreciate the honesty in the music, the beat can be fly as hell but you'll never give an emcee props.-Talib Kweli

 

I'd walk through hell in a gasoline suit to play baseball.-Pete Rose

 

The greatest competitor was Bob Gibson. He worked so fast out there and he always had the hood up. He always wanted to close his own deal. He never talked to you because he was battling so hard. I sure as hell don't miss batting against him, but I miss him in the game.-Pete Rose

 

I created Punk for this day and age. Do you see Britney walking around wearing ties and singing punk? Hell no. That's what I do. I'm like a Sid Vicious for a new generation.-Avril Lavigne

 

The remarks about my reaching the age of Social Security and coming to the end of the road, they jolted me. And that was good. Because I sure as hell had no intention of just sitting around for the rest of my life. So I'd whip out the paints and really go to it.-Norman Rockwell

 

I'm not going to be caught around here for any fool celebration. To hell with birthdays!-Norman Rockwell

 

Marriage may be the closest thing to Heaven or Hell any of us will know on this earth.-Edwin Louis Cole

 

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.-Frank McCourt

 

Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.-Edna St. Vincent Millay

 

It took me a year to really learn the American lingo. I really feel for people who are coming here and don't speak English at all. It must be hell.-Helen Reddy

 

Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable.-Charles Caleb Colton

 

Good music is good music, and everything else can go to hell.-Dave Matthews

 

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.-Ben Harper

 

Producing is hell, writing is frustrating, acting is really satisfying, directing is heaven.-Salma Hayek

 

On the subject of Osama bin Laden... we will track him down. We will capture him. We will bring him to justice, and I will follow him to the gates of hell.-John McCain

 

I doubt God would want to touch America's tax code, since it is already located in the third rung of Hell.-Larry J. Sabato

 

I believe that I am in hell, therefore I am there.-Arthur Rimbaud

 

I had to fight like hell to convince people I was beautiful in my own Polish half-breed way.-Janice Dickinson

 

Why can't everybody leave everybody else the hell alone.-Jimmy Durante

 

To hell with reality! I want to die in music, not in reason or in prose. People don't deserve the restraint we show by not going into delirium in front of them. To hell with them!-Louis-Ferdinand Celine

 

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

 

The compact which exists between the North and the South is a covenant with death and an agreement with hell.-William Lloyd Garrison

 

One puts on black robes to scare the hell out of white people, while the other puts on white robes to scare the hell out of blacks.-Mo Udall

 

An infernal machine that produces every minute an impressive amount of poor, 26 million poor in 10 years are 2.6 million per year of new poor, this is the road, well, the road to hell.-Hugo Chavez

 

I have said it already, I am convinced that the way to build a new and better world is not capitalism. Capitalism leads us straight to hell.-Hugo Chavez

 

I hate thinking about it, teaching about it, and writing about it. But the plain truth is that hell is real and real people go there for eternity.-Bill Hybels

 

Ours is a world where people don't know what they want and are willing to go through hell to get it.-Don Marquis

 

I learned early about the misery and dangers of life, and about the afterlife, about the external punishment which awaited the children of sin in Hell.-Edvard Munch

 

In my childhood I always felt that I was treated unjustly, without a mother, sick, and with the threat of punishment in Hell hanging over my head.-Edvard Munch

 

I have no fear of photography as long as it cannot be used in heaven and in hell.-Edvard Munch

 

The thing you realize as you get older is that parents don't know what the Hell they're doing and neither will you when you get to be a parent.-Mark Hoppus

 

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.-Emanuel Swedenborg

 

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.-Emanuel Swedenborg

 

My version, of course, is not this flag-waving, let's all get on the Jesus train and ride out of hell. I'm not that kind of guy. It's an embrace that life is good, worth living and yeah, it's not easy, but there are more pluses than minuses.-Billy Corgan

 
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