Hell Quotes

Why did they do it? Beats the hell out of me. I was just a scared kid from Kentucky, and these guys had been up in the majors for a while. I guess it was because I was just such a helluva nice kid - if you'll accept that.

Pee Wee Reese

The whole value of solitude depends upon one's self; it may be a sanctuary or a prison, a haven of repose or a place of punishment, a heaven or a hell, as we ourselves make it

John Lubbock

Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad. But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.

David Hume

Hell is oneself, hell is alone, the other figures in it merely projections. There is nothing to escape from and nothing to escape to. One is always alone.

Thomas Stearns

The hell of these days is the fear of not getting along, especially of not making money.

Thomas Carlyle

Maybe this world is another planet's Hell.

Aldous Huxley

Hell is paved with the skulls of great scholars, and paled in with the bone of great men.

Giles Firmin

But quiet to quick bosoms is a hell, And there hath been thy bane.

Lord Byron

Hell is full of good wishes or desires.

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

Hell is the wrath of God--His hate of sin.

Philip James Bailey

Hell is more bearable than nothingness.

Philip James Bailey

Here there is no hope, and consequently no duty, no work, nothing to be gained by praying, nothing to be lost by doing what you like. Hell, in short, is a place where you have nothing to do but amuse yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

The vanquished themselves prove that history has not lied; like tourists in hell, they took snapshots.

Theodore Strauss

Forget your personal tragedy. We are all bitched from the start and you especially have to be hurt like hell before you can write seriously. But when you get the damned hurt, use it-don't cheat with it.

Ernest Hemingway

The thin and precarious crust of decency is all that separates any civilization, however impressive, from the hell of anarchy or systematic tyranny which lie in wait beneath the surface

Aldous Leonard Huxley
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