— Charles Bukowski American writer 1920 - 1994
„I wonder if I am capable of being somebody’s sun, somebody’s everything. Am I centered enough now to be the center of somebody else’s life?“
— Elizabeth Gilbert, livro Eat, Pray, Love
Fonte: Eat, Pray, Love
„Mephistopheles: Why, this is hell, nor am I out of it.
Think'st thou that I, who saw the face of God
And tasted the eternal joys of heaven,
Am not tormented with ten thousand hells
In being deprived of everlasting bliss?“
— Christopher Marlowe, The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus
Fonte: Dr. Faustus
— Earl Warren United States federal judge 1891 - 1974
As quoted in Do It : Let's Get Off Our Buts (1992) by Peter John Roger McWilliams
Paraphrased variant: Everything that I did in life that was worthwhile, I caught hell for.
As quoted in Compact Fruit Tree (2002) Vol. 35-38, by International Dwarf Fruit Tree Association, p. 32
— Doris Haddock American political activist 1910 - 2010
Discussing her post-election life in her documentary.
— Edmund Hillary New Zealand mountaineer 1919 - 2008
Comment (28 December 1957) eight days before he reached the South Pole as part of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, as quoted in news summaries (5 January 1958)
„If I had to lay bets, my bet would be that everything is going to go to hell, but, you know, what else have we got except hope?“
— Richard Rorty American philosopher 1931 - 2007
"Richard Rorty Interviewed by Gideon Lewis-Kraus." The Believer, June 2003.
„As I am never better than when I am mad; then methinks I am a brave fellow; then I do wonders: but reason abuseth me, and there's the torment, there's the hell.“
— Thomas Kyd English dramatist 1558 - 1594
Act III, sc. xiia
— Jay-Z American rapper, businessman, entrepreneur, record executive, songwriter, record producer and investor 1969
U Don't Know
The Blueprint (2001)
„I am crazy as hell, but I know it. And knowing it is a kind of sanity that makes the sickness worse.“
— Anne Sexton poet from the United States 1928 - 1974
Fonte: Anne Sexton: A Self-Portrait in Letters
— Thom Yorke English musician, philanthropist and singer-songwriter 1968
Lyrics, Pablo Honey (1993)
— Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games
Fonte: The Hunger Games
„I know who I am. Bloody hell, I'm getting enough bills for Karl Pilkington so I hope I am him, 'cos if I'm not, I have no idea who I'm paying for.“
— Karl Pilkington English television personality, social commentator, actor, author and former radio producer 1972
Fonte: An Idiot Abroad: The Travel Diaries of Karl Pilkington
„Who made the world I cannot tell;
'Tis made, and here am I in hell.
My hand, though now my knuckles bleed,
I never soiled with such a deed.“
— A.E. Housman English classical scholar and poet 1859 - 1936
No. 19, st. 2.
Fonte: More Poems http://www.kalliope.org/vaerktoc.pl?vid=housman/1936 (1936)
„Me miserable! Which way shall I fly
Infinite wrath and infinite despair?
Which way I fly is hell; myself am hell;
And in the lowest deep a lower deep,
Still threat'ning to devour me, opens wide,
To which the hell I suffer seems a heaven.“
— John Milton, livro Paradise Lost
Fonte: Paradise Lost