Quotes from the category Hell:
- But childhood prolonged, cannot remain a fairyland. It becomes a hell. permalink
"Childhood's False Eden" in Selected Criticism: Poetry and Prose (1955)
- Every man is his own hell. permalink
"The Mind of Men"
- Hell's afloat in lover's tears. permalink
- I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell you see, I have friends in both places. permalink
- I'm not concerned about all hell breaking loose, but that a part of hell will break loose. It'll be much harder to detect. permalink
- [Man] is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good and evil which is independent of heaven and hell. permalink
"As I Please" column in Tribune (3 March 1944)
- One cannot walk through an assembly factory and not feel that one is in Hell. permalink
- There is nothing frightening about an eternal dreamless sleep. Surely it is better than eternal torment in Hell and eternal boredom in Heaven. permalink
- What of Heaven is only this earth, clean and right at last, and Hell only the realization of what we might have done, and didn't do — for each other! permalink
The Story of Julia Page (1915)
- When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell. That is why we dread children, even if we love them, they show us the state of our decay. permalink
quoted in the Manchester Guardian (31 December 1977)
- Where's jazz going? I don't know? Maybe it's going to hell. You can't make anything go anywhere. It just happens. permalink
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