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The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.

Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) American black leader.

Abandon all hope, you who enter here!

Dante (1265-1321) Italian philosopher, and poet.

There sighs, lamentations and loud wailings resounded through the starless air, so that at first it made me weep; strange tongues, horrible language, words of pain, tones of anger, voices loud and hoarse, and with these the sound of hands, made a tumult which is whirling through that air forever dark, and sand eddies in a whirlwind.

Dante (1265-1321) Italian philosopher, and poet.

Of all the inhabitants of the inferno, none but Lucifer knows that hell is hell, and the secret function of purgatory is to make of heaven an effective reality.

Arnold Bennett (1867-1931) English novelist .

I cannot help thinking that the menace of Hell makes as many devils as the severe penal codes of inhuman humanity make villains.

Lord Byron (1788-1824) British poet.


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

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.

One cannot walk through an assembly factory and not feel that one is in Hell.

W. H. Auden (1907-1973) English-born poet and man of letters.

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.

T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) American-English poet and playwright.

I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

Hell is a half-filled auditorium.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.