Underworld Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old underworld quotes, underworld sayings, and underworld proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The entrance to the Underworld is in Los Angeles.     

Rick Riordan

Hell is the highest reward that the devil can offer you for being a servant of his.     

Billy Sunday

The road to hell is paved with good intentions.     

Samuel Johnson

Hell is the place where one has ceased to hope.     

A.J. Cronin

Hell is God's great compliment to the reality of human freedom and the dignity of human choice.     

G.K. Chesterton

Hell is having no option but the wrong one.     

Koushun Takami

Hell was made for the inquisitive.     

Saint Augustine

Hell is full of the talented, but Heaven of the energetic.     

Jane Frances de Chantal

The whole extent of hell, the present suffering, the bitter recollection of the past, the hopeless prospect of the future, will never be thoroughly known except by those who go there.     

J. C. Ryle

Hell has three gates: lust, anger, and greed.     

Bhagavad Gita

The gateway to the underworld is seen as part antiquity and part theatre. Welcome to the lower depths.     

Peter Ackroyd

Hell is full of musical amateurs.     

George Bernard Shaw

No one should brave the underworld alone.     

Edgar Allan Poe

If there were no hell, the loss of heaven would be hell.     

Charles Spurgeon

Hell lies at the bottom of the human heart.     

Ross MacDonald

The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress.     

Philip Roth

Hell is truth seen too late - duty neglected in its season.     

Tryon Edwards

Hell is nothing else but nature departed or excluded from the beam of divine light.     

William Law

Hell trembles at a heaven-directed eye.     

Thomas Ken

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.     

William Congreve

The fear of Hell is a very powerful motivation.     

Richard Dawkins

The road to Hell is paved with unbought stuffed dogs.     

Ernest Hemingway

There is no hell, no inferno except the frenzy of living.     

Henri Barbusse

It takes all sorts of people to make the underworld.     

Don Marquis

The Underworld had no mercy. It only had justice.     

Rick Riordan

In the underworld, reality itself has elastic properties and is capable of being stretched into different definitionsof the truth.     

Roderick Vincent

Hell is not punishment, it's training.     

Shunryu Suzuki

In the very depths of Hell, do not demons love one another?     

Anne Rice

Hell is not in torture; Hell is in an empty heart..     

Khalil Gibran

Hell is paved with good samaritans.     

William M. Holden