„In hell, sinners shall forever lay all the blame on their own wills. Hell is a rational torment by conscience.“

— Richard Baxter, The Saints' Everlasting Rest (1650), "The People Who Receive the Saints' Rest"
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1615 - 1691

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Shall send young sinners quick to hell.“

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„I'd like to choose my own kind of death, for a change. I'm tired of being tormented to hell. Tired of it.“

— Jim Jones founder and the leader of the Peoples Temple 1931 - 1978
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„When all the world dissolves,
And every creature shall be purified,
All places shall be hell that are not heaven.“

— Christopher Marlowe English dramatist, poet and translator 1564 - 1593
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„If I owned Texas and Hell, I would rent Texas and live in Hell.“

— Philip Sheridan United States Army general 1831 - 1888
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„I am hell-bent for the South Pole — God willing and crevasses permitting.“

— Edmund Hillary New Zealand mountaineer 1919 - 2008
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— Jack Kerouac American writer 1922 - 1969

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