A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them.
— Carl Jung

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.
Arnold Bennett inferno quote

I'm just so honored that the universe chose me to be the spark that has set off a raging inferno.
— Cindy Sheehan

It is difficult to write a paradise when all the superficial indications are that you ought to write an apocalypse. It is obviously much easier to find inhabitants for an inferno or even a purgatorio.
— Ezra Pound

The inventor of the Xerox machine will, I am sure, find a special place reserved for him on one of the inner circles of Dante's Inferno.
— inferno quotation by Nicholas Goodison