Purgatory Quotes by George Eliot, Lady Gaga, Robert Breault, David Fahrenthold, Jean-Luc Godard, Gerard Way and many others.
Tis a petty kind of fame At best, that comes of making violins; And saves no masses, either. Thou wilt go To purgatory none the less.
You may never reach that glorious moment until you die, so live life on the edge halfway between heaven and hell…and let’s all dance in the middle in purgatory.
When there is hell to pay, it is usually cheaper to pay it than to finance an endless purgatory.
In theory, it is illegal to make the basement into a bureaucratic purgatory. In 1994, for instance, Congress prohibited agencies from making significant changes in a whistleblower’s ‘working conditions’ as punishment for speaking out.
I had the feeling that Sarajevo was the perfect place to shoot the film I wanted to shoot. It is the perfect illustration of purgatory.
I’d rather go to hell than be in purgatory…
Normally, I’d believe that the saying ‘There’s no small parts, only small actors’ is a load of crock because, more often than not, actors relegated to the small-part category stay in ‘Who was that guy from that thing’ purgatory – however, ’90s sitcom ‘Friends’ proved that the saying is true.
Dublin was turning into Disneyland with super-pubs, a Purgatory open till five in the morning.
Life would go out in a ‘fraction of a second’ (that was the phrase), but all night he had been realizing that time depends on clocks and the passage of light. There were no clocks and the light wouldn’t change. Nobody really knew how long a second of pain could be. It might last a whole purgatory–or for ever.
Retirement is purgatory for the former sports star. The world outside organized sports is unforgiving.
Time is a purgatory that has cleansed all fury from my memories.
Any wife will save you from purgatory, and a diligent one will secure heaven to you.
If I were a Roman Catholic, I should turn a heretic, in sheer desperation, because I would rather go to heaven than go to purgatory.
Old age is the Outpatient’s Dept of purgatory.
I thought about telling him the truth: ‘Oh, nothing. Just having my soul exorcised so I can roam around purgatory, looking for the ghost of the dead cowboy who used to live in my bedroom.
The world of commerce is a kind of a purgatory itself.
A brilliant treatment of the history of Purgatory in England and its survivals and echoes throughout Shakespeare’s plays, above all Hamlet.
If the politics of inaction and delay that have triumphed in this country continues for another decade, then Planetary Purgatory in the likely future facing our country before midcentury – probably in your own lifetime.
We live with incessant music, all the time. It’s like some weird musical purgatory, there is absolutely no rest for the ears, no space to absorb and reflect.
The realms of the gods and demons – heaven, purgatory, hell – are of the substance of dreams. Myth, in this view, is the dream of the world.
The futile and exhausting existence of a purgatory-like law enforcement system.
I think the idea that life ends when we physically die is as painful as the idea in Cromwell’s time that there’s some awful purgatory, and you have to give money to the Catholic church to get your loved ones out. I certainly have experienced a lot of evidence that there’s a consciousness that isn’t physical.
We in Purgatory sing fondly of Hell.
We must empty purgatory with our prayers.
Purgatory is hell, with hope.
The threat of a neglected cold is for doctors what the threat of purgatory is for priests-a gold mine.
You are My Mother, the Mother of Mercy, and the consolation of the souls in Purgatory.
We need no messiah and no sterile conception of a god menacing us with hell and purgatory.
They were tower stairs, a tight corkscrew down. The spiraling descent made Karou dizzy: down, around, down, around, hypnotic, until it seemed as if she were caught in a purgatory of stairs and would go down like this forever.
The same fire” (which he decides to be material) ” torments the damned in hell and the just in purgatory…The least pain in purgatory exceeds the greatest in this life.
Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.
England is the paradise of women, the purgatory of men, and the hell of horses.
I think God’s wrath and purgatory are the only things keeping me on the straight and narrow. I like the idea of purgatory. It’s like a cosmic do-over.
The limitless jet-lag purgatory of Immigration and Baggage at Heathrow.
Of all the inhabitants of the inferno, none but Lucifer knows that hell is hell, and the secret function of purgatory is to make of heaven an effective reality.