— William Congreve British writer 1670 - 1729
„Heav'n has no Rage, like Love to Hatred turn'd,
Nor Hell a Fury, like a Woman scorn'd.“
— Kevin Smith American screenwriter, actor, film producer, public speaker and director 1970
— John Byrom Poet, inventor of a shorthand system 1692 - 1763
Context: Here, all ye learned, full of all Dispute, Of true and false Religion lies the Root. The Mind of Christ, when He became a Man, With all Its Tempers, forms its real Plan, The Sheep from Goats distinguishing full well; — His Love is Heav'n, and Want of It is Hell. "On Works of Mercy and Compassion, Considered as The Proofs of True Religion", St. 6
— Milton Friedman American economist, statistician, and writer 1912 - 2006
Context: In this day and age, we need to revise the old saying to read, "Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned." "Bureaucracy Scorned" in Newsweek (29 December 1975), later published in Bright Promises, Dismal Performance : An Economist's Protest (1983)
— David Foster Wallace, Girl With Curious Hair
— John Milton, Paradise Lost
— William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream
„The enemy is like a woman, weak in face of opposition, but correspondingly strong when not opposed. In a quarrel with a man, it is natural for a woman to lose heart and run away when he faces up to her; on the other hand, if the man begins to be afraid and to give ground, her rage, vindictiveness and fury overflow and know no limit.“
— Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Saint, founder of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) 1491 - 1556
— John Dryden English poet and playwright of the XVIIth century 1631 - 1700
Pt. I, line 343.
— Richard Hovey American writer 1864 - 1900
Act i. Sc. 3.
„We shall find no fiend in hell can match the fury of a disappointed woman,—scorned, slighted, dismissed without a parting pang.“
— Colley Cibber British poet laureate 1671 - 1757
Love's Last Shift, Act IV (1696). Compare: "Heav'n has no Rage, like Love to Hatred turn'd, Nor Hell a Fury, like a Woman scorn'd", William Congreve, The Mourning Bride (1697), Act III, scene viii (often paraphrased: "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned").
— Thomas Fuller (writer) British physician, preacher, and intellectual 1654 - 1734
— Ken Follett, The Pillars of the Earth
— Yasunari Kawabata, Beauty and Sadness