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Day 2725: Hell and Heaven

Today’s post is inspired by images I captured yesterday:

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Here are some quotes about Hell:

“The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.”
― Dante Alighieri

“An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.”
― Victor Hugo, Ninety-Three

“Maybe this world is another planet’s hell.”
― Aldous Huxley

“Hell is—other people!”
― Jean-Paul Sartre, No Exit“

“Hell isn’t other people. Hell is yourself.”
― Ludwig Wittgenstein

“Hell is truth seen too late.”
― Thomas Hobbes

“I think hell is something you carry around with you. Not somewhere you go.”
― Neil Gaiman

“What makes earth feel like hell is our expectation that it should feel like heaven.”
― Chuck Palahniuk, Damned

 

Here are some quotes about Heaven:

“Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.”
― Henry David Thoreau

“Earth’s crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God;
But only he who sees, takes off his shoes.”
― Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp,
Or what’s a heaven for?”
― Robert Browning

“Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.”
― Mark Twain

“I don’t like to commit myself about Heaven and Hell, you see, I have friends in both places.”
― Mark Twain

“We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.”
― Desmond Tutu

“The connections we make in the course of a life–maybe that’s what heaven is.”

― Fred Rogers

Here‘s a video of Eric Clapton first performing “Tears in Heaven”, which he wrote after the accidental death of his 4-year-old son Conor.

Please share your thoughts and feelings about hell and/or heaven in a comment, below.

Earthly gratitude to all who helped me create this “Hell and Heaven” post and to all who are reading it, including YOU.

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