We know the war prepared On every peaceful home, We know the hells declared For such as serve not Rome, The terror, threats and dread In market, hearth and field: We know when all is said We perish if we yield.
It is our expression that the flux between that which isn't and that which won't be, or the state that is commonly and absurdly called "existence," is a rhythm of heavens and hells: that the damned won't stay damed; that salvation only precedes perdition.charles fort
These hells , and hundreds and thousands of others, are the places in which sinners pay the penalty of their crimes . As numerous as are the offences that men commit, so many are the hells in which they are punished : and all who deviate from the duties imposed upon them by their caste and condition, whether in thought , word , or deed , are sentenced to punishment in the regions of the damned.Vishnu Purana, in "The Vishnu Purana, translated by Horace Hayman Wilson,  CHAP. VI.
This is the great lesson that we are here to learn through myriads of births and heavens and hells that there is nothing to be asked for, desired for, beyond one’s spiritual Self (atman).swami vivekananda
The mission of the Universalist church has been a double one, first to contravert the one-time prevalent idea of an endless hell . This part of the mission has practically been accomplished. … But the second and more important one awaits fulfillment … a fight which shall continue until the real, actual hells, before our very eyes, are destroyed.Henry Clay Ledyard, as quoted in "Not Hell, But Hope: Writings from the Heritage of American Universalism" compiled by Karen E. Dau, New York State Convention of Universalists
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