Hell is more bearable than nothingness. Philip James Bailey Instagram sharing coming soon. Quote text and source copied to clipboard. Link to this quote copied to clipboard. More information about this quote Topic Oblivion Hell Speaker Lucifer Author Philip James Bailey Source Festus Medium Poem Language English Time 1839 1830s 19th century Occupation Poet Writer From United Kingdom Europe Authentication Score 3 More information on Authentication Score coming soon. Citation Bailey, Philip John. Festus. 1839. Citation text copied to clipboard.