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Posted by R. Berg on November 28, 2002

In Reply to: Road to Hell posted by D B Prell on November 28, 2002

: Back in 1942 I read something by William James where he wrote "The road to hell is paved with good intentions"

: I can't varify where the phrase originated. Lots of Hells being paved with good intentions but not the road there!

: Who can help?

The "road" version has been around a long time as a proverb. Apparently its origin is unknown.