Proverbs - William Congreve - Frank Sinatra - Milton Friedman - William Shakespeare - John Dryden - Lewis Carroll - Virgil - Christopher Hitchens - Jack London - Henry Fielding - Ezekiel 8:18 - Ezekiel 20:21 - Ezekiel 36:17&18 -
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. Late 17th century proverb
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned. William Congreve
Hell hath no fury like a hustler with a literary agent. Frank Sinatra
Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned. Milton Friedman
Long have I been forlorn, and all for thee.
Welcome, dread Fury, to my woeful house. William Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus V ii 81-82, Titus to Tamora
O, yet I do repent me of my fury
That I did kill them. William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of Macbeth II iii 106-107, Macbeth
Must I at length the Sword of Justice draw?
Oh curst Effects of necessary Law!
How ill my Fear they by my Mercy scan,
Beware the Fury of a Patient Man. John Dryden, Absalom and Achitophel
‘I’ll be judge, I’ll be jury,’ said cunning old Fury.
‘I’ll try the whole cause and condemn you to death.’ Lewis Carroll
Fury itself supplies arms. Virgil
The finest fury is the most controlled. Christopher Hitchens, Love, Poverty, and War: Journeys and Essays
He was a silent fury who no torment could tame. Jack London, White Fang
Such indeed was her image, that neither could Shakespeare describe, nor Hogarth paint, nor Clive act, a fury in higher perfection. Henry Fielding, Amelia
Therefore will I also deal in fury: mine eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity: and though they cry in mine ears with a loud voice, yet will I not hear them. Ezekiel 8:18
Notwithstanding the children rebelled against me: they walked not in my statutes, neither kept my judgments to do them, which if a man do, he shall even live in them; they polluted my sabbaths: then I said, I would pour out my fury upon them, to accomplish my anger against them in the wilderness. Ezekiel 20:21
Son of man, when the house of Israel dwelt in their own land, they defiled it by their own way and by their doings: their way was before me as the uncleanness of a removed woman.
Wherefore I poured my fury upon them for the blood that they had shed upon the land, and for their idols wherewith they had polluted it: Ezekiel 36:17&18