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I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse.
There is nothing intrinsic linking any religion with any act of violence. The crusades don't prove that Christianity was violent. The Inquisition doesn't prove that Christianity tortures people. But that Christianity did torture people.
Reality is never as bad as a nightmare, as the mental tortures we inflict on ourselves.
Sammy Davis, Jr.
From the heart of the fountain of delight rises a jet of bitterness that tortures us among the very flowers.
A prisoner in the Inquisition is never allowed to see the face of his accuser, or of the witnesses against him, but every method is taken by threats and tortures, to oblige him to accuse himself, and by that means corroborate their evidence.
To attempt the destruction of our passions is the height of folly. What a noble aim is that of the zealot who tortures himself like a madman in order to desire nothing, love nothing, feel nothing, and who, if he succeeded, would end up a complete monster!
The Founding Fathers in their wisdom decided that children were an unnatural strain on parents. So they provided jails called schools, equipped with tortures called an education.
I crave ideas, and when an idea hits me, it grips me and it tortures me until I master it.
We are not the only animal that mourns; apes do, and elephants, and dogs. Yet we are the only one that tortures.
Amnesty International continues to report that extra judicial tortures and murders continue. This is not democracy that we are exporting to Mexico, and this is certainly not what the Mexican workers signed up for.
Stephen F. Lynch
Everything is vain and tortures the spirit instead of calming and satisfying it.
Johann Georg Hamann
The tortures of present death disturb him not, but the recollection of his fall, fills him with a holy sorrow.
Proof is an idol before whom the pure mathematician tortures himself.
I do not believe that God tortures any person simply for its own sake. I believe that God enables all things to work for the greater good.
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