Purgatory Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Purgatory

#1. God has protected his anointed. And the wrath of Purgatory is certainly coming for those who run and are in need of its cleansing fire. You can run, but you can't hide. ~Father Abraham - Author: Lucian Bane
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#2. If I were a Roman Catholic, I should turn a heretic, in sheer desperation, because I would rather go to heaven than go to purgatory. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#3. - What shall I do, in a Purgatory?... where they all speak spanish? I've never been in any kind of Purgatory before, and no one(...) - Author: William Gaddis
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#4. She is why purgatory was invented. - Author: Ann-Marie MacDonald
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#5. He was a great teller of tales, and unlike our common romancers, knew how to empty heaven, hell, and purgatory, faeryland and earth, to people his stories. - Author: W.B.Yeats
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#6. Because I have this theory that when we die, every animal that we've eaten has a chance at eating us back. So if you're a carnivore and you add up all the animals you've eaten - well, that's a long time in purgatory, being chewed - Author: David Levithan
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#7. It was penance, my own slow dance in purgatory. - Author: Amy Harmon
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#8. For years they have pursued me. Their persistence has kept me underground ... forced me to live in purgatory ... laboring beneath the earth like a chthonic monster. - Author: Dan Brown
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#9. What is this 'baronet'?" the prince asked.
"Endlessly in between," Harry replied with a sigh. "A bit like purgatory, really. - Author: Julia Quinn
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#10. This is a half-life, a split purgatory where her body and mind coexist but occupy separate realities. - Author: Bill Clegg
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#11. God works in mysterious ways his wonders to perform, as Reenie used to say. Could it be that Myra is my designated guardian angel? Or is she instead a foretaste of Purgatory? And how do you tell the difference? - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#12. Tori glanced at the clock and bit back a curse. Hannah didn't need to learn any more bad words from her own mother. That's what public school was for.

Gayle, Eliza (2013-04-30). Levi's Ultimatum, Purgatory Masters Book 2 (Kindle Locations 197-198). Gypsy Ink Books. Kindle Edition. - Author: Eliza Gayle
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#13. The rare beauty of distant places made home seem as if we had been thrown out of paradise and sent to purgatory or worse. - Author: Scott Haas
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#14. I'm in emotional purgatory, the up and the down, the right and the wrong. I'm trying, I'm trying, I'm trying not to ... touch him - Author: Tarryn Fisher
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#15. Labour is the purgatory of the erring. - Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
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#16. If virtue accompany it, it is the heart's paradise; if vice associate it, it is the soul's purgatory. - Author: Francis Quarles
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#17. Heaven is purpose, principle, and people. Purgatory is paper and procedure. Hell is rules and regulations. - Author: Dee Hock
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#18. I shall tell you a truth ... your lips taste of sweet ripened berries. I should be so forward as to take them in degust. And if it cannot be so, then I shall kneel until that day in purgatory. - Author: Nely Cab
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#19. As the voice of their priests chanting, 'In Racism we Trust' and their applause gets louder, I find myself in a limbo of conscience, out of my depth, just an exhausted heretic, in a purgatory, yet denying submission. - Author: Asaad Almohammad
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#20. The same fire" (which he decides to be material) " torments the damned in hell and the just in purgatory ... The least pain in purgatory exceeds the greatest in this life. - Author: Thomas Aquinas
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#21. Well, this place was not purgatory, Nirvana, or any sort of rebirth, and it occurred to Nick that regardless of what people believed, the universe had its own ideas. - Author: Neal Shusterman
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#22. Yet, til now, her discipline had less to do with her strict Catholic upbringing than the fact that she hadn't met anybody who had aroused her to the point where she felt it was worth risking purgatory. - Author: Cynthia Freeman
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#23. Happy is the man who hath never known what it is to taste of fame -to have it is a purgatory, to want it is a Hell! - Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
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#24. Time is a purgatory that has cleansed all fury from my memories. - Author: Sandor Marai
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#25. We absolutely believed in Heaven and Hell, Purgatory, and even Limbo. I mean, they were actually closer to us than Australia or Canada, that they were real places. - Author: John McGahern
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#26. Gold is the most precious of all commodities; gold constitutes treasure, and he who possesses it has all he needs in the world, as also the means of rescuing souls from purgatory, and restoring them to the enjoyment of paradise. - Author: Christopher Columbus
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#27. You are My Mother, the Mother of Mercy, and the consolation of the souls in Purgatory. - Author: Brigit Of Kildare
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#28. The limitless jet-lag purgatory of Immigration and Baggage at Heathrow. - Author: Monica Dickens
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#29. We must have taken a wrong turn turning somewhere."
"Where, Purgatory?" said Dozy. "We're in Hell. - Author: John Connolly
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#30. So how does it feel? is the reasonable question you hear a lot when your book completes the long ascent from production purgatory to movieplex. - Author: David Mitchell
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#31. Do you know what it's like to run spellcheck for six hours? It's like a party in purgatory. A party in purgatory where all they have to drink is sugar-free Kool-aid, and the only game to play is Monopoly, and none of your friends show up. - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#32. The realms of the gods and demons - heaven, purgatory, hell - are of the substance of dreams. Myth, in this view, is the dream of the world. - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#33. The soul that is unable to forgive is sentenced to an endless purgatory where time stands still and it is forced to relive its pain over and over onto eternity. - Author: Max Patrick
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#34. A fair woman is a paradise to the eye, a purgatory to the purse,
and hell to the soul. - Author: Elizabeth Grymeston
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#35. If Hell is other people, thought Shadow, then Purgatory is airports. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#36. Nay, are there not moods which shall find no expression unless there be men who dare to mix heaven, hell, purgatory, and faeryland together, or even to set the heads of beasts to the bodies of men, or to thrust the souls of men into the heart of rocks? - Author: W.B.Yeats
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#37. We are in the world to laugh. In purgatory or in hell we shall no longer be able to do so. And in heaven it would not be proper. - Author: Jules Renard
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#38. In my opinion, the difference between the crusaders and us was a matter of degree. Europe's medieval Catholics claimed their goal was to save Muslims from purgatory; we claimed that we wanted to help the Saudis modernize. - Author: John Perkins
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#39. In hindsight, I know that high school is a festering pit of boredom and hormones, not to be taken as seriously as it seemed while I was there. It is earthly purgatory before you enter the better parts of your life: you've got one foot in heaven and the other in hell. - Author: Alida Nugent
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#40. Please. Don't use the Lord's name, unless you're in prayer. It's a hundred years in purgatory. - Author: Dorothea Benton Frank
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#41. I need you more, Anastasia. These last few days have been purgatory. All my instinct tell me to let you go, tell me I don't deserve you. - Author: E.L. James
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#42. Purgatory, he thought, was just a synonym for 'tomorrow'. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#43. I think God's wrath and purgatory are the only things keeping me on the straight and narrow. I like the idea of purgatory. It's like a cosmic do-over. - Author: Katee Sackhoff
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#44. Meditation turns from its purgatory role to recognize in self-knowledge and in the mind's images of the external world the general essences in which all things have their being. - Author: R.W. Southern
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#45. Ah yes, the dreaded one-way system ... He and Nancy had laughed later, imagining Dante redesigning Purgatory into a one-way system offering occasional glimpses of St. Peter and the pearly gates over two separate sets of dividing concrete barriers. - Author: Helen Simonson
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#46. The archive of supposed photocopies (I.E. memory) actually offers up strange creatures; the green paradise of childhood loves that Baudelaire recalled is for many a future in reverse, an obverse of hope in the face of the gray purgatory of adult loves. - Author: Julio Cortazar
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#47. Oh, torture. Is this purgatory, and if it is, why is it so much like the first grade? - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#48. What a fool. In purgatory there is really nothing else to be. I - Author: Peter Heller
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#49. Any wife will save you from purgatory, and a diligent one will secure heaven to you. - Author: Elizabeth Montagu
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#50. The self-help books and websites haven't come up with a proper title for spouses living in the purgatory that exists before the courts have officially ratified your personal tragedy. - Author: Jonathan Tropper
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#51. Purgatory fire will be more intolerable than all the torments that can be felt or conceived in this life. - Author: Venerable Bede
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#52. Purgatory surpasses heaven and hell in poetry, because it represents a future and the others do not. - Author: Francois-Rene De Chateaubriand
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#53. What could be worse than Hell ?" he said
"Purgatory." I said. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#54. 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. - Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
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#55. A prison! heav'ns, I loath the hated name,
Famine's metropolis, the sink of shame,
A nauseous sepulchre, whose craving womb
Hourly inters poor mortals in its tomb;
By ev'ry plague and ev'ry ill possess'd,
Ev'n purgatory itself to thee 's a jest. - Author: Tom Brown Jr.
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#56. One curiosity of being a foreigner everywhere is that one finds oneself discerning Edens where the locals see only Purgatory. - Author: Pico Iyer
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#57. We must empty purgatory with our prayers
St Padre Pio - Author: Charlie Gillen
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#58. A brilliant treatment of the history of Purgatory in England and its survivals and echoes throughout Shakespeare's plays, above all Hamlet. - Author: Carol Zaleski
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#59. We in Purgatory sing fondly of Hell. - Author: Denis Johnson
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#60. If you think your desires are selfish or cruel, hate yourself. If you think the world unjust, then hate your god. - Author: Katherine Pine
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#61. If Hell is other people ... then Purgatory is airports. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#62. Fitting is a luxury rarely given to immigrants, or children of immigrants. We are stuck in emotional purgatory. Home, somehow, is always the last place you left, and never the place you're in. - Author: Scaachi Koul
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#63. Don't fall in love with me. I hold within me a hundred prayers. My soul sings the lament of the damned. I am my own purgatory. I design my own hell. - Author: Nessie Q.
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#64. It was the closest to purgatory that I've ever experienced while I've been living. - Author: Dave Thomas
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#65. Aye, well," Murray replied, "but think. Say a man is a coward and hasna died well. Purgatory gives him a chance to prove his courage after all, no? And once he is proved a proper man, then the bridge is open to him, and he can pass through the clouds of terrible things unhindered to paradise. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#66. In the airport, luggage-laden people rush hither and yon through endless corridors, like souls to each of whom the devil has furnished a different, inaccurate map of the escape route from hell. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#67. Dublin was turning into Disneyland with super-pubs, a Purgatory open till five in the morning. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#68. The futile and exhausting existence of a purgatory-like law enforcement system - Author: Killer Mike
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#69. What, but the rapacity of the only men who exercised their reason, the priests, secured such vast property to the church, when a man gave his perishable substance to save himself from the dark torments of purgatory. - Author: Mary Wollstonecraft
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#70. Purgatory was a bit damp," said Bengt, "but heaven is more or less as I'd imagined it. - Author: Thor Heyerdahl
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#71. I thought that this must be what purgatory was like. Can't go forward. Can't go back. Awaiting some official judgment. - Author: Megan Miranda
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#72. Open up your Mind Rockin' Minds to the Cold Hard Reality that is my Songs & Dreams. - Author: Gemini Rising Rockin' Machine, The
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#73. This wasn't life, of course. This was life support. This was what the medical world had fashioned to take the place of Purgatory. - Author: Daniel Wallace
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#74. They were tower stairs, a tight corkscrew down. The spiraling descent made Karou dizzy: down, around, down, around, hypnotic, until it seemed as if she were caught in a purgatory of stairs and would go down like this forever. - Author: Laini Taylor
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#75. Angst is not the human condition, it's the purgatory between what we have and what we want but can't get. - Author: Miguel Syjuco
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#76. To change her mind is a woman's prerogative, to change his mind is a man's purgatory. - Author: Roy Richardson
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#77. I thought about telling him the truth: 'Oh, nothing. Just having my soul exorcised so I can roam around
purgatory, looking for the ghost of the dead cowboy who used to live in my bedroom. - Author: Meg Cabot
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#78. Not being sure of things, he knew, was a charmless corner of purgatory reserved for writers who were driving fast with no idea at all where they were going. - Author: Stephen King
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#79. I want to live again ... with you. You've changed my world. I'm altered, no longer stuck in purgatory. - Author: K.I. Lynn
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#80. He'd never seen a more miserable gown. The color hovered in some purgatory between raincloud and ditchwater and it looked as if the pieces of it were cut to a pattern of indifference, then stitched with resentment. - Author: Jayne Fresina
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#81. Tis a petty kind of fame At best, that comes of making violins; And saves no masses, either. Thou wilt go To purgatory none the less. - Author: George Eliot
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#82. We need no messiah and no sterile conception of a god menacing us with hell and purgatory. - Author: Federica Montseny
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#83. For me, dear reader, that place was purgatory incarnate; neither good nor bad, but a gateway to great rewards or even greater punishments. - Author: Joss Sheldon
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#84. Is that why you do good deeds, Richie? To shorten your time in Purgatory?' 'Oh, honey,' he said, brushing lint from an orange sleeve. 'I'm going to hell. That's where the action is. - Author: Michael Nava
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#85. So many people of color who made major contributions to American history have been trapped in the purgatory of history. - Author: Henry Louis Gates
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#86. We live with incessant music, all the time. It's like some weird musical purgatory, there is absolutely no rest for the ears, no space to absorb and reflect. - Author: James Blake
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#87. Politics is the art of promising heaven and delivering purgatory, and claiming hero status for saving your country from hell. - Author: Bangambiki Habyarimana
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#88. I live in the social purgatory of the San Fernando Valley, while my eldest daughter is bused to a charter school in the fantasy land of Bel Air. - Author: Shawn Amos
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#89. I see no reason why I should not live on indefinitely just as I have done, and on the whole I am more comfortable here than in Purgatory, a place that I imagine to be like the suburbs of London. - Author: Mary Borden
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#90. I had the feeling that Sarajevo was the perfect place to shoot the film I wanted to shoot. It is the perfect illustration of purgatory. - Author: Jean-Luc Godard
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#91. If the politics of inaction and delay that have triumphed in this country continues for another decade, then Planetary Purgatory in the likely future facing our country before midcentury - probably in your own lifetime. - Author: Joseph J. Romm
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#92. Marriage is neither heaven or hell, it is merely purgatory. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#93. What is there left for me after my purgatory of solitude? ... I welcome death as a version of life in which I will not be myself. There is a fallacy here which I ought to see but will not. For when I wake on the ocean floor it will be the same old voice that drones out of me ... - Author: J.M. Coetzee
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#94. THERE WERE THOSE who compared Bedlam to hell - a writhing purgatory of torture and insanity. But Apollo Greaves, Viscount Kilbourne, knew what Bedlam really was. It was limbo. A place of interminable waiting. - Author: Elizabeth Hoyt
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#95. Welcome to Ruler's purgatory. It's the special club you love to hate. - Author: Scarlett Dawn
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#96. My tongue had probably earned about 20 million Frequent Flyer Miles to rush my immortal impudent soul to a special torture chamber in purgatory - Author: Dorothea Benton Frank
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#97. I used to be a major people pleaser, but that way purgatory lies. - Author: Tracie Bennett
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#98. I had lost all perspective; I was wandering in a desperate purgatory (with a gray man in a gray boat in a gray river: an apathetic Charon dawdling upon a passionless phlegmatic River Styx ... and a petulant Christ child bawling on the train ... ). - Author: Sylvia Plath
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#99. I spent the months following my grandfather's death cycling through a purgatory of beige waiting rooms and anonymous offices ( ... ), the object of a thousand pitying glances and knitted brows. - Author: Ransom Riggs
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#100. 'Rocky' represents the optimistic side of life, and 'Rambo' represents purgatory. - Author: Sylvester Stallone
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