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The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.
JOHN MILTON
The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.
JOHN MILTON
The mind is its own place, and in itself can make heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.
JOHN MILTON
The mind is a universe and can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.
JOHN MILTON
The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n.
JOHN MILTON
The mind can make a heaven out of hell or a hell out of heaven
JOHN MILTON
A mind not to be changed by place or time.
The mind is its own place, and in itself
Can ma...
JOHN MILTON
Sin makes its own hell, and goodness its own heaven.
MARY BAKER EDDY
Hell is a state of mind - ye never said a truer word. And every state of mind, left to itself, every...
C.S. LEWIS
Адът е тук и сега. Раят също. Престани да се плашиш от ад...
ELIF SHAFAK
Heaven is the gateway to hell, and hell is also the gateway to heaven.
WISDOM ATTAH ELORM
Neither Heaven nor Hell are far from routine. The biggest danger lies in the perception of the proxi...
GARY RUDZ
The frontier between hell and heaven is only the difference between two ways of looking at things.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
O Lord, wandering with thee, even hell itself would be to me a heaven of bliss.
RAMAYANA
Infernal world, and thou profoundest Hell
Receive thy new Possessor: One who brings
A mind...
JOHN MILTON
Even heaven would become hell if you were alone in it, or away from a loved one. And even if you wer...
SUZY KASSEM
If there is a heaven and hell, then I wonder, are the people in heaven asking god to forgive and sto...
JASON BOURKE
What if heaven or hell have nothing to do with circumstances bestowed upon you and everything with t...
RENATE VULLINGS
Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and...
WILLIAM BLAKE
Heaven is the work of the best and kindest men and women. Hell is the work of prigs, pedants and pro...
SAMUEL BUTLER
No tree, it is said, can grow to heaven unless its roots reach down to hell.
C.G. JUNG
The choice we face is not, as many imagine, between heaven and hell. Rather, the choice is between h...
DAVE HUNT
Fellowship is heaven, and lack of fellowship is hell.
WILLIAM MORRIS
Hell will be Heaven with Friends, Heaven will be Hell without them.
AMAN JASSAL
The specific 'heaven' you 'go to' is built upon what you believe and the hell you can descend to is ...
ALAN B JONES
My biggest regret shall be never going to Heaven
ERNEST AGYEMANG YEBOAH
Hawaii can be heaven and it can be hell.
JEFF GOLDBLUM
Death is the way of heaveN because life is hell
GAURAV JAIN
Do all things possible to be recognized by Heaven, for that is the true noble thing!
ERNEST AGYEMANG YEBOAH
Death is the way of heaveN because life is hell
GAURAV JAIN
Love is like heaven, but it can hurt like hell.
AUTHOR UNKNOWN
LIFE IS LIKE A JOURNEY TO HEAVEN AND HELL.
BRIGHT OWUSU AMPONSAH
I believe in a packed Heaven and an empty Hell.
PAT BUCKLEY
Is heaven a place in the sky?
Heaven is what we wear in our heart and in our mind. ( “Is heav...
ERIK PEVERNAGIE
Heaven without love : what a hell.
CHARLES DE LEUSSE
Hell is a place reserved for people who want their enemies to rot in Hell for sinning against them. ...
ATOM TATE
Life is whatever you make it, a heaven or hell on earth.
STEVEN REDHEAD
If there is, in fact, a Heaven and a Hell, all we know for sure is that Hell will be a viciously ove...
HUNTER S. THOMPSON
Life is exactly what you make it; it can be a heaven or hell; it's all up to you.
STEVEN REDHEAD
O what a heaven is love! O what a hell!
THOMAS DEKKER
One hour of freedom in hell is worth a days work in heaven!
THOMAS WALLACE SCHERZER
There are no other heaven and hell outside the human mind. Goodness is heaven, hatred is hell. Accep...
ABHIJIT NASKAR
That is heaven, this is hell.
CARLO BELLONI
In hope to merit Heaven by making earth a Hell.
LORD BYRON (GEORGE GORDON NOEL BYRON)
Milton was the gold standard of religious poets for English and American scholars. But Milton wrote ...
MATTHEW PEARL
It's the difference between heaven and hell.
BEN BAGDIKIAN
Even heaven is hell without you.
JEFF THOMAS
I’ll follow thee and make a heaven of hell,
To die upon the hand I love so well.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Heaven isn’t a place for people who are scared of hell; it’s for people who love Jesus.
JEFFERSON BETHKE
The link between heaven and hell is imagination
GEORGE OTERO
If people elsewhere want to do everything possible to make it to America, people in America must do ...
ERNEST AGYEMANG YEBOAH
struck up on a bridge between heaven and hell
AILANY ICASSATTI
You have to be saved to get into heaven....you only have to be you to get into hell.
MARILYN MANSON
Do I believe in Heaven and Hell? I do, we have them here; the world is nothing else.
JOHN DAVIDSON
Heaven is empty and hell is full, wait for me I am also coming there.
VIKRANT PARSAI
A road to hell is wide, beautiful, attractive and easy. A road to heaven is narrow, full of bumps an...
WOHI PURANA
Sometimes you have to raise a little hell to get some heaven.
JOE MADISON
You couldn't get a decent drink in either of them, for a start. And the boredom you got in Heaven wa...
TERRY PRATCHETT
Or, pale dispensers of my Joys and Pains, holding the doors of Heaven and of Hell.
LAURENCE HOPE
struck up on a bridge between heaven and hell
ASHOKKUMAR RAYI
It is better to reenter hell and become an angel, than to remain in heaven and become a demon.
VICTOR HUGO
Heaven would be Hell in no time if every cruel, selfish, vicious soul went to Heaven.
ANNE RICE
The bliss of the elect in heaven would not be perfect unless they were able to look across the abyss...
POPE GREGORY I
Heaven is exactly where you are, hell is exactly where you are, now tell me exactly where you are.
VIKRANT PARSAI
I am better able to imagine hell than heaven; it is my inheritance, I suppose
ELINOR WYLIE
I'm so close to Heaven, this Hell cannot be mine.
MELISSA ETHERIDGE
Heaven might shine bright, but so do flames.
NEAL SHUSTERMAN
Don't know about heaven, but it's true that there are some real monster players in hell! In fact, if...
HUGH HOPPER
A woman so strong she burns heaven and drenches hell.
JOHN GREEN
The only place outside Heaven where you can be perfectly safe from all the dangers and perturbations...
C.S. LEWIS
Which way I fly is Hell; myself am Hell; And in the lowest deep a lower deep Still threat'ning to de...
JOHN MILTON
Can the believing husband in Heaven be happy with his unbelieving wife in Hell? Can the believing f...
JONATHAN EDWARDS
You ask me, I'd guess heaven and hell look pretty much the same," I replied. "Only in hell, everythi...
CHRIS HOLM
Remorse: beholding heaven and feeling hell
GEORGE MOORE
Remorse: beholding heaven and feeling hell.
GEORGE MOORE
Remorse: beholding heaven and feeling hell.
GEORGE A. MOORE
Can the believing husband in Heaven be happy with his unbelieving wife in Hell? Can the believing fa...
JONATHAN EDWARDS
Heaven is the most angelically dull place in all creation
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
I see no faults in the Church, and therefore let me be resurrected with the Saints, whether I ascend...
JOSEPH SMITH, JR.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a new heaven first found the power thereto in his own hell.
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a ''new heaven'' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
You might even provide a Heaven for them. We need You for that. Hell we can make for ourselves.
MARGARET ATWOOD
Life moves very fast. It rushes from Heaven to Hell in a matter of seconds.
PAULO COELHO
To different minds, the same world is a hell, and a heaven.
J. B. PRIESTLEY
To different minds, the same world is a hell, and a heaven.
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
When all the world dissolves, / And every creature shall be purified, / All place shall be hell that...
CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE
By the skillful and sustained use of propaganda, one can make a people see even heaven as hell or an...
ADOLF HITLER
Despair is the damp of hell, as joy is the serenity of heaven.
JOHN DONNE
Despair is the damp of hell, as joy is the serenity of heaven
JOHN DONNE
To different minds, the same world is a hell, and a heaven.
JOSEPH PRIESTLEY
This organization is created to prevent you from going to hell. It isn't created to take you to heav...
HENRY CABOT LODGE, JR.
Hell is in the here and now. So is heaven. Quit worrying about hell or dreaming about heaven, as the...
ELIF SHAFAK
Heaven for climate, Hell for company.
JAMES BARRIE
Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need of hell.
EMILY DICKINSON
Heaven and Hell are within you. Choose wisely or to hell with you!
TAPAN GHOSH
Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell.
EMILY DICKINSON
Parting is all we know of Heaven,
and all we need of Hell.
EMILY DICKINSON
Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
If heaven was hot and hell was chilly, tell me, why would you go to heaven?
MICHAEL BASSEY JOHNSON
Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven.
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JOHN MILTON
His form had yet not lost / All her original brightness, nor appeared / Less than archangel ruined, ...
JOHN MILTON
The mind can make a heaven out of hell or a hell out of heaven
JOHN MILTON
Jealousy is the injured lover's hell
JOHN MILTON
Sweet the coming on / Of grateful evening mild; then silent night / With this her solemn bird and th...
JOHN MILTON
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all libert...
JOHN MILTON
These are thy glorious works, Parent of good!
JOHN MILTON
Is it true, O Christ in heaven, that the highest suffer the most?
That the strongest wander fur...
JOHN MILTON