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"So eager for eternal damnation." - Stephenie Meyer

"even damnation is poisoned with rainbows." - Leonard Cohen

"That double-headed monster of damnation and salvation-Time." - Samuel Beckett

"Your damnation is your own election, not God's." - Charles Spurgeon

"Please excuse Jason from eternal damnation. He has had amnesia." - Rick Riordan

"You are damned, and we wish to share your damnation." - Ayn Rand

"To silence the Voice of God is damnation in time!" - Oswald Chambers

"Your damnation is your own election, not God"s." - Charles Spurgeon

"Civilization survives on the constant discovery of amity and an equal supply of damnation." - Victor Hugo

"We had some port, and drank damnation to the play and eternal remorse to the author." - James Boswell

"There is dust enough on some of your Bibles to write 'damnation' with your fingers." - Charles Spurgeon

"His virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued, against The deep damnation of his taking-off." - William Shakespeare

"Better the discomfort that leads to repentance and restoration than temporal comfort and eternal damnation." - Francine Rivers

"Some people have enough dust on their bibles to write damnation on it." - Adrian Rogers

"Damnation seize my soul if I give you quarters, or take any from you." - Blackbeard

"For he who touches the Body of Christ unworthily receives his damnation." - Peter Chrysologus

"Believers in the doctrines of modern Christendom will reap damnation to their souls." - Bruce R. McConkie

"Hell and damnation, life is such fun with a ragged greatcoat and a Jerry gun!" - Alexander Blok

"There is not eternal damnation, the only rewards and punishments are right here in this world." - Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz

"You have robbed me, and everyone here, of their purpose. That's not salvation, that's damnation." - Neal Shusterman

"The devil can only destroy those who are already on their way to damnation." - Geoffrey Chaucer

"Hell and damnation, life is such fun with a ragged greatcoat and a Jerry gun!" - Alexander Blok

"If people believed in eternal damnation they might not be seizing the day quite so much." - Kate Atkinson

"Sometimes there is absolutely no difference at all between salvation and damnation." - Stephen King

"The lack of a sense of history is the damnation of the modern world." - Robert Penn Warren

"You may succeed in your policy and ensure your own damnation, by your victory." - James Larkin

"Damnation seize my soul if I give your quarters, or take any from you." - Edward Teach

"All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation." - W H Auden

"I don't know if I ever really bought into the eternal damnation bit." - Tim Robbins

"War is not its own end, except in some catastrophic slide into absolute damnation." - Lois Mcmaster Bujold

"If ever I utter an oath again may my soul be blasted to eternal damnation!" - George Bernard Shaw

"Children might or might not be a blessing, but to create them and then fail them was surely damnation." - Lois Mcmaster Bujold

"Richelle Mead delivers sexy action and tongue-in-cheek hellish humor-if damnation is this fun, sign me up!" - Lilith Saintcrow

"All sin tends to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is what is called damnation." - W H Auden

"In the name of God, impure souls of the living dead shall be banished into eternal damnation. Amen." - Kohta Hirano

"I go to a Catholic school and I'm telling you: invisibility = eternal damnation. You can take it to the bank." - Patrick Carman

"Poor Martin. Geek or no, committing his soul to eternal damnation was a helluva price to pay for six minutes." - Richelle Mead

"Hell's court is built deep in a gloomy vale, High walled with strong damnation, moated round With flaming brimstone." - Joseph Beaumont

"...in his gambling, he had one besetting weakness - faith in a system; and this made his damnation certain." - Jack London

"The Sacraments are the salvation of those who use them rightly, and the damnation of those who misuse them." - Saint Augustine

"A drunkard clasp his teeth and not undo 'em, To suffer wet damnation to run through 'em." - Cyril Tourneur

"I have sinned enough against the world. Teaching magic to a kender would ensure my damnation. -Raistlin Majere" - Margaret Weis

"A drunkard clasp his teeth and not undo 'em, To suffer wet damnation to run through 'em." - Cyril Tourneur

"Goddamn you, Jacob said. There's no damnation, Jacob. No Heaven but the forest and no God but the hive." - Robert Charles Wilson

"I finally broke into the prison I found my place in the chain Even damnation is poisoned with rainbows" - Leonard Cohen

"Nothing in the world delights a truly religious people so much, as consigning them to eternal damnation." - James Hogg

"Nothing in the world delights a truly religious people so much as consigning them to eternal damnation." - James Hogg

"I finally broke into the prison I found my place in the chain Even damnation is poisoned with rainbows" - Leonard Cohen

"Goddamn you," Jacob said. "There's no damnation, Jacob. No Heaven but the forest and no God but the hive." - Robert Charles Wilson

"What is the damnation of hell? To go with that society who have not obeyed His commands." - Joseph Smith Jr

"Follow your love as far as it will take you. Whether it brings you to salvation or damnation." - Frederick Lenz

"Women know the damnation of charity because the habit of civilization has always been to throw them cheap alms rather than give them good wages." - Rebecca West

"EVANGELIST, n. A bearer of good tidings, particularly (in a religious sense) such as assure us of our own salvation and the damnation of our neighbors." - Ambrose Bierce

"Let us understand that God is a physician, and that suffering is a medicine for salvation, not a punishment for damnation." - Saint Augustine

"Presbyterianism without infant damnation would be like the dog on the train that couldn't be identified because it had lost its tag." - Mark Twain

"It has taken a weary long time to persuade American Presbyterians to give up infant damnation and try to bear it the best they can." - Mark Twain

"So, using his pride like a shield against despair, dejection, and-most important- self-pity, Raoden raised his head to stare damnation in the eyes." - Brandon Sanderson

"You are my angel and my damnation; in your presence I reach divine ecstasy and in your absence I descent to hell." - Isabel Allende

"Nay, but weigh well what you presume to swear, Oaths are of dreadful weight! and, if they are false, Draw down damnation." - Thomas Overbury

"The upright, honest-hearted man Who strives to do the best he can, Need never fear the church's ban Or hell's damnation." - Robert Burns

"All good writers express the state of their souls, even (as occurs in some cases of very good writers) if it is a state of damnation." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"In salvation we are not only saved from sin and damnation; we are saved unto holiness. The goal of redemption is holiness." - R C Sproul

"I just don't think we should go hellfire damnation around the globe freeing people, unless it is directly related to our own national security." - Gerald R Ford

"The hope of science is the perfection of the human race. The hope of theology is the salvation of a few, and the damnation of almost everybody." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Let not this weak, unknowing hand Presume Thy bolts to throw, And deal damnation round the land On each I judge Thy foe." - Alexander Pope

"To the everlasting glory of those few men blessed and sanctified in the curses and execrations of those many whose praise is eternal damnation." - Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji

"By the grace of God we will never pluck unripe fruit. We will never press people to decision, because we'll lead them to damnation and not salvation." - Jonathan Edwards

"City life is no life for a country man; for such a man that life is a kind of damnation in itself." - Stephen King

"War is not its own end, except in some catastrophic slide into absolute damnation. It's peace that's wanted. Some better peace than the one you started with." - Lois Mcmaster Bujold

"What can an eternity of damnation matter to someone who has felt, if only for a second, the infinity of delight?" - Charles Baudelaire

"No relief was forthcoming from my then-Catholic faith, which said the practice of homosexuality was a 'mortal sin' subject to damnation." - James Mcgreevey

"The male, for all his bravado and exploration, is the loyal one, the one who generally feels love. The female is skilled at betrayal and torture and damnation." - Charles Bukowski

"God is angry with man. Unless we believe and repent we shall all be damned. It is impossible, indeed, for its advocates even to say this without instantly contradicting themselves. Their doctrine frightens them. They explain in various ways that a great many people will be saved without believing, and that eternal damnation is not eternal nor damnation." - Leslie Stephen

"And I am still alive-what though, my damnation is eternal. A man who deliberately mutilates himself is truly damned, is he not? I believe that I am in hell, therefore I am." - Arthur Rimbaud

"Do good under all circumstances, but with no care for any profit, or any blessedness, or any damnation, or any salvation, or any martyrdom; but all you do or omit should be for the honor of Love." - Hadewijch

"See, when you lie to me it hurts," Rixon said, swiping an imaginary tear. "I thought we had something special. I thought our joint eternal sentences of damnation were our bond." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"My life used to be boring. A damnation here, a curse there, with an occasional blight or two to break routine. Now I have Aisling...She's better than reality TV, Internet porn sites, and the trashloids all put together.' - Jim" - Katie MacAlister

"Christ Jesus left you this sweet key of obedience; for He left His Vicar, whom you are all obliged to obey until death. And whoever is outside his obedience is in a state of damnation." - St. Catherine of Siena

"Heed not Mephistopheles, my children, lest you suffer eternal damnation. When he whispers in your ear, turn away your head and hearken instead to the angel on your shoulder." - Harry Segall

"To hell, allegiance! vows, to the blackest devil! Conscience, and grace, to the profoundest pit! I dare damnation: To this point I stand,- That both the worlds I give to negligence, Let come what comes; only I'll be reveng'd." - William Shakespeare

"What gnashing is not a comfort, what gnawing of the worm is not a tickling, what torment is not a marriage bed to this damnation, to be secluded eternally, eternally, eternally from the sight of God?" - John Donne

"If one evil thought, if one evil word, if one evil action, deserves eternal damnation, how many hells, my friends, do every one of us deserve, whose whole lives have been one continued rebellion against God!" - George Whitefield

"There is nothing for her beyond those gates," Gavriel said. "Do you think to bring her along like a talisman to remind you of your humanity? Or do you think sharing your damnation will lighten the burden of it?" - Holly Black

"To hell, allegiance! vows, to the blackest devil! Conscience, and grace, to the profoundest pit! I dare damnation: To this point I stand, - That both the worlds I give to negligence, Let come what comes; only I'll be reveng'd." - William Shakespeare

"And I have to tell you, as tough as farming is, the idea of farming when you're losing money year after year... that's not life even, that's like death. That's eternal damnation." - Catherine Gilbert Murdock

"The future is too good to waste on lies. And life is way too short to care for the damnation of others, as well as to spend it helping fools with their ideas that are wrong." - Bowe Bergdahl

"To preach long, loud, and Damnation, is the way to be cried up. We love a man that damns us, and we run after him again to save us." - John Selden

"If it were conceivable that in obeying God one should bring about one's own damnation whilst in disobeying him one could be saved, I should still choose the way of obedience." - Simone Weil

"I had taken a partner once before-but, damnation, no matter how many times you get your fingers burned, you have to trust people. Otherwise you are a hermit in a cave, sleeping with one eye open." - Robert A Heinlein

"I believe in Spiritualism; I advocate free love in the highest, purest sense, as the only cure for the damnation by which men corrupt God's most holy institution of sexual relations." - Victoria Woodhull

"If I had a religion, its deity would be Audysseus, the sound God, and He would be a vengeful god, dishing out eternal damnation to people with cheap stage monitors." - Tim Minchin

"He said he didn't care if he went to heaven or hell, because neither could be more fearful than absolute nothingness; salvation and damnation were one and the same if the only thing out there was total nothingness." - Kenzaburo Oe

"When masses of men reach a point at which egotism reigns so blandly, can their political damnation be far off? They have rejected their only guaranty against external control, which is self-discipline, taught and practiced." - Richard Weaver

"The Augustinian doctrine of the damnation of unbaptized infants and the Calvinistic doctrine of reprobation... surpass in atrocity any tenets that have ever been admitted into any pagan creed." - William E. H. Lecky

"Besides, this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek, hath been So clear in his great office, that his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongu'd, against The deep damnation of his taking-off." - William Shakespeare

"The wrath of God burns against them, their damnation does not slumber; the pit is prepared, the fire is made ready, the furnace is now hot, ready to receive them; the flames do now rage and glow." - Jonathan Edwards

"I had taken a partner once before-but, damnation, no matter how many times you get your fingers burned, you have to trust people. Otherwise you are a hermit in a cave, sleeping with one eye open." - Robert A Heinlein

"Even if we could be certain that one of the world's religions were perfectly true, given the sheer number of conflicting faiths on offer, every believer should expect damnation purely as a matter of probability." - Bertrand Russell

"Ye who made war that your ships Should lay to at the beck of no nation, Make war now on Murder, that slips The leash of her hounds of damnation; Ye who remembered the Alamo, Remember the Maine!" - Richard Hovey

"Call things by their right names - Glass of brandy and water! That is the current, but not the appropriate name; ask for a glass of liquid fire and distilled damnation." - Robert Hall

"Even the heavenly powers and the angels in their splendor and the principalities, both visible and invisible, must either believe in the Blood of Christ, or else face damnation." - Ignatius Of Antioch

"The dreams of the left are always beautiful - the imagining of a better world, the damnation of the present one. This faith, this luminescent anger - these are worthy of being called human. These are the Beautiful that an age produces." - Tony Kushner

"And I have to tell you, as tough as farming is, the idea of farming when you're losing money year after year... that's not life even, that's like death. That's eternal damnation." - Catherine Gilbert Murdock

"There were no vampires of note in Western literature until about the 18th century. But they tell us where we park our anxieties, whether its over-powerful women, death or damnation. We make our own monsters." - Deborah Harkness

"I sincerely believe I could have wounded up in a lot of trouble if I had not been taught as a boy to fear Hell, and to believe that certain wicked acts could lead me to damnation." - Robert Vaughn

"I had taken a partner once before-but, damnation, no matter how many times you get your fingers burned, you have to trust people. Otherwise you are a hermit in a cave, sleeping with one eye open." - Robert A Heinlein

"The Augustinian doctrine of the damnation of unbaptized infants and the Calvinistic doctrine of reprobation . . . surpass in atrocity any tenets that have ever been admitted into any pagan creed." - William Edward Hartpole Lecky

"Thank God, I never was cheerful. I come from the happy stock of the Mathers, who, as you remember, passed sweet mornings reflecting on the goodness of God and the damnation of infants." - Henry Adams

"In the old covenants the people were sprinkled with blood of calves without, in their bodies, to bind them to keep the law; else we were bound to just damnation, for the breaking of it." - William Tyndale

"Look, I don't know whether God exists. I don't know that. And I tell you one thing, I am not frightened of my beliefs. If there is a God who is threatening me with damnation because I don't believe in Him, so be it. I've lived my life in conscience, and I will suffer damnation willingly in conscience against a tyrannical God who would damn me because, on the basis of the intelligence He gave me, I have come to a conclusion doubting His existence, and I will continue to be a skeptic all of my life." - Alan Dershowitz

"From the moment of my birth, the angels of anxiety, worry, and death stood at my side, followed me out when I played, followed me in the sun of springtime and in the glories of summer. They stood at my side in the evening when I closed my eyes, and intimidated me with death, hell, and eternal damnation." - Edvard Munch

"On days where I feel the karma is in balance I'm not afraid of death. And when I feel it's weighing heavily on the negative side, then I get very scared and just think about eternal damnation and how unpleasant that would be." - Will Oldham

"It was not that I thought I was smarter. I had simply explored science and found what seemed to me a far more powerful authority. And, I did not steal or murder because I thought they were wrong, not because I feared damnation." - Victor J. Stenger

"Suddenly to realise that one is sitting, damned, among the other damned-it is a most disquieting experience; so disquieting thatmost of us react to it by immediately plunging more deeply into our particular damnation in the hope, generally realized, that we may be able, at least for a time, to stifle our revolutionary knowledge." - Aldous Huxley

"It is manifest therefore that they who have sovereign power, are immediate rulers of the church under Christ, and all others but subordinate to them. If that were not, but kings should command one thing upon pain of death, and priests another upon pain of damnation, it would be impossible that peace and religion should stand together." - Thomas Hobbes

"Shall we keep men in a fool's paradise? Shall we lull them into soft slumbers from which they will awake in hell? Are we to become helpers of their damnation by our smooth speeches? In the name of God, we will not!" - Charles Spurgeon

"That it should be the questions and shape of a life, its total complexity gathered, arranged, and considered, which matters in the end, not some stamp of salvation or damnation that disperses all the complexity into some unsatisfying little decision - the balancing of scales..." - Tony Kushner

"When a man begins to apprehend the first approach of grace, pardon, and mercy by Jesus Christ to his soul; when he is convinced of his utter unworthiness and desert of hell, and can never expect anything from a just and holy God but damnation, how do the first dawnings of mercy melt and humble him!" - John Flavel

"Redemption through the Cross is worse than damnation, because of the terrible burden it imposes upon humanity, because of the effect it has on the human soul, fettering and paralyzing it with the weight of the burden exacted through the death of Christ." - Emma Goldman

"They had rejected the soul-body dichotomy, with its two corollaries: the impotence of man's mind and the damnation of this earth; they had rejected the doctrine of suffering as man's metaphysical fate, they proclaimed man's right to the pursuit of happiness and were determined to establish on earth the conditions required for man's proper existence, by the "unaided" power of their intellect." - Ayn Rand

"She was the temptress who had ensnared the first man, and who still continued her work at damnation; she was the being who is feeble, dangerous, mysteriously troubling. And even more than her body of perdition, he hated her loving soul." - Guy De Maupassant

"Morality is a neat cover for foul venom, but it does not alter the fact that the heart is vile, and the man himself is under damnation. Men will be damned with good works as well as without them, if they make them their confidence (rather than Jesus Christ)." - Charles Spurgeon

"From the Word of God I gather that damnation is all of man, from top to bottom, and salvation is all of grace, from first to last. He that perishes chooses to perish; but he that is saved is saved because God has chosen to save him." - Charles Spurgeon

"The Catholic Church is a thousand times better than your Protestant Church upon that question [of damnation]. The Catholic Church believes in purgatory - that is, a place where a fellow can get a chance to make a motion for a new trial." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"To be in a world which is a hell, to be of that world and neither to believe in or guess at anything but that world is not merely hell but the only possible damnation: the act of a man damning himself. It may be" - William Golding

"If we had a reliable way to label our toys good and bad, it would be easy to regulate technology wisely. But we can rarely see far enough ahead to know which road leads to damnation. Whoever concerns himself with big technology, either to push it forward or to stop it, is gambling in human lives." - Freeman Dyson

"There is an old, old story about a theologian who was asked to reconcile the Doctrine of Divine Mercy with the doctrine of infant damnation. 'The Almighty,' he explained, 'finds it necessary to do things in His official and public capacity which in His private and personal capacity He deplores." - Robert A Heinlein

"I love songs about horses, railroads, land, Judgment Day, family, hard times, whiskey, courtship, marriage, adultery, separation, murder, war, prison, rambling, damnation, home, salvation, death, pride, humor, piety, rebellion, patriotism, larceny, determination, tragedy, rowdiness, heartbreak and love. And Mother. And God." - Johnny Cash

"Greed and desire Not peace, but fire Coveting creation Created damnation Pulled alongside A gate thrown too wide Now our home calls And darkness fall "I rubbed my temples, feeling a headache coming on."A for effort, ladies, but F for clarity. You do realise that your wierd poem things never explain anything"," - Kiersten White

"If I say your voice is an amber waterfall in which I yearn to burn each day, if you eat my mouth like a mystical rose with powers of healing and damnation, If I confess that your body is the only civilization I long to experience... would it mean that we are close to knowing something about love?" - Aberjhani

"There are no witches. The witch text remains; only the practice has changed. Hell fire is gone, but the text remains. Infant damnation is gone, but the text remains. More than two hundred death penalties are gone from the law books, but the texts that authorized them remain." - Mark Twain

"Intolerance has always been one of the cornerstones of Christianity - the glorious heritage of the Inquisition. It's no coincidence that most of my abusive mail - sentencing me to exquisite Oriental tortures and relegating me to hell-fire and damnation -comes from self-admitted Catholics." - Madalyn Murray O'Hair

"I have trouble enough without I come five mile to hear him preach only hellfire and bloody damnation. Take it to heart, Mr. Parris. There are many others who stay away from church these days because you hardly ever mention God any more." - Arthur Miller

"My Lords, if I know what to tell you, or how to tell it, or what to leave altogether untold for the present, may all the gods and goddesses in Heaven bring me to an even worse damnation than I now daily suffer!" - Tiberius

"There's a little book I'm thinking of writing - Swan Song is what I shall call it. The song of the dying. And my book will be incense burnt at the deathbed of this society, damned with the damnation of its own impotence." - Maxim Gorky

"Crom! his mighty shoulders twitched. A murrain of these wizardly feuds! Pelias has dealt well with me, but I care not if I see him no more. Give me a clean sword and a clean foe to flesh it in. Damnation! What would I not give for a flagon of wine!" - Robert E Howard

"Enter through the narrow gate. The gate that leads to damnation is wide, the road is clear, and many choose to travel it. But how narrow is the gate that leads to life, how rough the road, and how few there are who find it." - Bible

"God preordained, for his own glory and the display of His attributes of mercy and justice, a part of the human race, without any merit of their own, to eternal salvation, and another part, in just punishment of their sin, to eternal damnation." - John Calvin

"Growing up under the heavy hand of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, it was drummed into me that attending weekly mass was not an option. It was a must to avoid eternal damnation, which was not a prospect filled with many positives. Hell fire was perpetual, and no parole would be offered." - Bill Oreilly

"Women age early, and their mistake is not knowing where to hide all the time that lies behind them so that no one sees it. What are they to do, devour it like the umbilical cords of their children? Hell and damnation!" - Elfriede Jelinek

"They have no idea that it can be done by a bus driver, a field hand, or a fry cook. They have no idea where it comes from. It comes from pain, damnation and impossibility. The blow to the soul of the gut. It comes from getting burned and seared and slugged. It comes from...new and awful places and the same old places." - Charles Bukowski

"Christianity in our country is a lot like what the Ducksters profess. No longer doctrinaire or demanding, the mishmash of pop-religion practiced in churches across America is an extension of the therapeutic culture: festooned with feelings, mostly misdirected. Untempered by intelligent interpretation of scripture... American pop-theology: light on doctrine, heavy on hellfire and damnation." - Ilana Mercer

"My granny was very concerned that we weren't baptised - Mum had been desperate to escape her own Catholic upbringing. But Granny thought we were blighted. Whenever we turned up at her house, she would flick holy water - from the font she kept by the door - over us, in the hope that it would save us from damnation." - Natascha Mcelhone

"Among the many problems with taking the Bible literally is it reduces the most mysterious and complex of realities to simple - even simplistic - terms. Yes, scripture speaks of fire and damnation and eternal bliss, but the Bible is the product of human hands and hearts, and much of the imagery is allegorical, not meteorological." - Jon Meacham

"Growing up under the heavy hand of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, it was drummed into me that attending weekly mass was not an option. It was a must to avoid eternal damnation, which was not a prospect filled with many positives. Hell fire was perpetual, and no parole would be offered." - Bill O'Reilly

"What a learned idea! Jesus, our elder brother, was begotten in the flesh by the same character that was in the garden of Eden, and who is our Father in Heaven. Now, let all who may hear these doctrines, pause before they make light of them, or treat them with indifference, for they will prove their salvation or damnation" - Brigham Young

"Many [hooligans] discover to their shame that they have scruples; they have roots and, greatest disadvantage of all, they have hope. The fathers superior of the order do not try to influence their children in Satan; they merely shake their heads in sorrow. They know that the apostate must work out his own damnation." - Quentin Crisp

"There's a little book I'm thinking of writing - "Swan Song" is what I shall call it. The song of the dying. And my book will be incense burnt at the deathbed of this society, damned with the damnation of its own impotence." - Maxim Gorky

"Despair is the price one pays for setting oneself an impossible aim. It is, one is told, the unforgivable sin, but it is a sin the corrupt or evil man never practices. He always has hope. He never reaches the freezing-point of knowing absolute failure. Only the man of goodwill carries always in his heart this capacity for damnation." - Graham Greene

"I have been reading the morning paper. I do it every morning-knowing well that I shall find in it the usual depravities and basenesses and hypocrisies and cruelties that make up civilization, and cause me to put in the rest of the day pleading for the damnation of the human race. I cannot seem to get my prayers answered, yet I do not despair." - Mark Twain



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