„What Hells and Purgatories and Heavens I have inside of me! But who sees me do anything that disagrees with life--me, so calm and peaceful?“

Source: The Book of Disquiet

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—  Nora Roberts American romance writer 1950

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„Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.“

—  Abraham Lincoln 16th President of the United States 1809 - 1865

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„…What was that?! What the hell was that?! What did you just throw at me?! …[I] wasn't ready for that! Jeezus! Calm down!“

—  Markiplier American YouTuber and Internet personality 1989

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„Heaven and hell seem out of proportion to me: the actions of men do not deserve so much.“

—  Jorge Luis Borges Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in Spanish language literature 1899 - 1986

El infierno y el paraíso me parecen desproporcionados. Los actos de los hombres no merecen tanto.
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„An Angel's smile is what you sell, You promise me heaven then put me through hell.“

—  Jon Bon Jovi American singer and musician 1962

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„Suddenly I see (Suddenly I see)
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—  KT Tunstall Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist 1975

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„Happy is the man who hath never known what it is to taste of fame — to have it is a purgatory, to want it is a hell.“

—  Edward Bulwer-Lytton English novelist, poet, playwright, and politician 1803 - 1873

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„Follow me on a journey into heaven and hell,
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—  Valya Dudycz Lupescu American writer 1974

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—  John Stuart Mill British philosopher and political economist 1806 - 1873

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