Somewhere between raising hell and amazing grace, Lord I know just how they feel.— Hank Williams, Jr.
Professional Raising Hell quotations
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes.
My advice to the women of America is to raise more hell and fewer dahlias.
No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels.
Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.
If I cannot move heaven, I will raise hell.
I was raised thinking I'd burn in hell for being gay, but I didn't have a choice. It's just who I am.
Let us learn how the love of Christ, received into the heart, triumphs gradually but surely over all sin, transforms character, turning even its weakness into strength, and so, from the depths of transgression and the very gates of hell, raises men to God.
Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons.
Science is used to raise money for the expeditions, but you really climb for the hell of it.
I always had a pretty good knack for raising hell.
I started riding the whole 'fluffy' train, and it's a cute word and socially a lot more acceptable than someone saying is fat or obese. If you call a girl 'fat,' yo, she'll raise hell, but if you say, 'Aw girl, look at you, you're fluffy,' there's almost a sexy appeal to it.
Sit up, join up, get on line, get in touch, find out who's raising hell and join them. No use waiting on a bunch of wussy politicians.
Drinking in a honky tonk, just kicking hippies asses and raising hell.
Oh Lord, help me change my ways, Show a litlle mercy on judgement day, It aint me I was raised this way, Never let em' play me for a busta, Makin' hell for a huslter.
Kansas had better stop raising corn and begin raising hell.
I lost my virginity junior year of college, I was 21.
.. I was awkward, and I was raised Jehovah's Witness so I thought sex was bad, I thought I was going to go to hell, and get AIDS immediately.
Being sixty-five ... became a crossroads. We said, we have nothing to lose, so we can raise hell.
You have typewriters, presses. And a huge audience. How about raising hell?
We grew up quickly, surrounded by guys eighteen and older, in their prime.
They lived to surf, drink, raise hell and score heavily with women. I saw these guys going up and down the coast on surf trips, drinking and bagging girls, and all I could think of was 'What a neat life!'
The press must speak out and, if the occasion arises, raise bloody hell.
We are such docile creatures, normally, that it takes a virus to jolt us out of life's routine. A couple of days in a fever bed are, in a sense, health-giving; the change in body temperature, the change in pulse , and the change of scene have a restorative effect on the system equal to the hell they raise.
I've said this before, and I know this raises questions in the minds of some evangelicals. I do not believe that my mother, who never formally embraced Christianity as far as I know ... I do not believe she went to hell.
Hope is the most sensitive part of a poor wretch's soul;
whoever raises it only to torment him is behaving like the executioners in Hell who, they say, incessantly renew old wounds and concentrate their attention on that area of it that is already lacerated.
Sonny Boy Williamson (II) was a beautiful guy, a straight guy.
.. (but) he was always raising hell one way or another, so you never could tell if he was drunk or sober.
Upon the present theological computation, ten souls must be lost for one that is saved. At which rate of reckoning, heaven can raise but its cohorts while hell commands its legions. From which sad account it would appear, that, though our Saviour had conquered death by the resurrection, he had not yet been able to overcome sin by the redemption.
Mama gave birth to a hell raising heavenly son.
See the doctor tried to smack me, but I smacked him back.
Errol Flynn and I are the only ones left who do any good old hell raising.
Papa didn't cuss, he didn't raise a whole lot of fuss.
But when we did wrong, Papa beat the hell out of us.
I was raised in a climate where I believed in God because I was afraid of going to hell - and I didn't think that was the right way to fall in love with somebody.
I have never had a vote, and I have raised hell all over this country.
You don't need a vote to raise hell! You need convictions and a voice!
I come from an Irish Catholic family, and hell-raising is part of the DNA.
What you farmers need to do is raise less corn and more Hell.
The pride of dying rich raises the loudest laugh in hell.
I like bats much better than bureaucrats.
I live in the Managerial Age, in a world of Admin. The greatest evil is not now done in those sordid dens of crime that Dickens loved to paint. It is not done even in concentration camps and labour camps. In those we see its final result. But it is conceived and ordered (moved, seconded, carried, and minuted) in clean, carpeted, warmed, and well-lighted offices, by quiet men with white collars and cut fingernails and smooth-shaven cheeks who do not need to raise their voice. Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the offices of a thoroughly nasty business concern.
It is the newspaper's duty to print the news and raise hell.
There are some people, you know, they think the way to be a big man is to shout and stomp and raise hell-and then nothing ever really happens. I'm not like that I never shoot blanks.