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Suffering Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Suffering

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Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor.
~By Alexis Carrel ~


Suffering is the substance of life and the root of personality, for it is only suffering that makes us persons.
~By Miguel de Unamuno ~


Not suffering another existence is reaching the Way.
~By Bodhidharma ~


I would gladly do it but I am suffering from social phobia. I cannot manage being in a crowd of people.
~By Elfriede Jelinek ~


The work of many of the greatest men, inspired by duty, has been done amidst suffering and trial and difficulty. They have struggled against the tide, and reached the shore exhausted.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


Suffering has roused them from the sleep of gentle life, and every day fills them with a terrible intoxication. They are now something more than themselves; those we loved were merely happy shadows.
~By Georges Duhamel ~


Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. How can one blush for what one adores?
~By George Sand ~


Gird your hearts with silent fortitude, suffering yet hoping all things.
~By Felicia Hemans ~


Apart altogether from our own vital interests, we cannot and must not desert those other nations who have already gone through so much tragedy and suffering to defeat the evil designs of the Axis powers.
~By Stafford Cripps ~


Of what worth are convictions that bring not suffering?
~By Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~


The shortage of buyers, which the world is suffering from, is readily understood, not as due to people not wishing to obtain possession of goods, but as people being unwilling to part with something which might earn a regular income in exchange for those goods.
~By Paul Dirac ~


It is by suffering that human beings become angels.
~By Victor Hugo ~


A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


Thirdly, even if we assume that the world is governed by purpose, we need only add that this purpose - or, if there are several, at least one of them - is not especially intent on preventing suffering, whether it is indifferent to suffering or actually rejoices in it.
~By Walter Kaufmann ~


Suffering isn't ennobling, recovery is.
~By Christiaan Barnard ~


Destiny is something men select; women achieve it only by default or stupendous suffering.
~By Harriet Rosenstein ~


I do not believe that God has imposed suffering upon anyone to punish them or to teach them a lesson.
~By Ernest Holmes ~


We are healed from suffering only by experiencing it to the full.
~By Marcel Proust ~


How do we know that Moses was grown up? Because he went out unto his brethren, and was ready to bear the burdens and share the plight of his people. Maturity is sensitivity to human suffering.
~By Julius Gordon ~


One must learn to love, and go through a good deal of suffering to get to it... and the journey is always towards the other soul.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


There are people still in the Republican Party that I believe practice the communication of anger, of disappointment, of regret, of pain, of sorrow, of suffering. That's not what the American people want to hear.
~By Frank Luntz ~


Cursing is invoking the assistance of a spirit to help you inflict suffering. Swearing on the other hand, is invoking, only the witness of a spirit to an statement you wish to make.
~By John Ruskin ~


We have lived through the flood time of fascism and of the nazism which ran its meteoric course at a cost to mankind in suffering and waste beyond all computation.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


If time is not real, then the dividing line between this world and eternity, between suffering and bliss, between good and evil, is also an illusion.
~By Herman Hesse ~


To my mind the election was stolen by George Bush and we have been suffering ever since under this man's leadership.
~By Jessica Lange ~


Coping with the demands of everyday life would be exceedingly trying if one could arrive at solutions to problems only by actually performing possible options and suffering the consequences.
~By Albert Bandura ~


We can learn from him that suffering and the gift of himself is an essential gift we need in our time.
~By Joseph Ratzinger ~


Those who have suffered understand suffering and therefore extend their hand.
~By Patti Smith ~


In remembering the appalling suffering of war on both sides, we recognise how precious is the peace we have built in Europe since 1945.
~By Queen Elizabeth II ~


Here an attempt is made to explain suffering: the outcaste of traditional Hinduism is held to deserve his fetched fate; it is a punishment for the wrongs he did in a previous life.
~By Walter Kaufmann ~


Is the patience of the American people that long suffering? Is there no outrage left in the country?
~By Andrew Greeley ~


The only medicine for suffering, crime, and all other woes of mankind, is wisdom. Teach a man to read and write, and you have put into his hands the great keys of the wisdom box. But it is quite another thing to open the box.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned with animals suffering? Because government is not. Why not? Animals don't vote.
~By Paul Harvey ~


Morality becomes hypocrisy if it means accepting mothers' suffering or dying in connection with unwanted pregnancies and illegal abortions and unwanted children.
~By Gro Harlem Brundtland ~


I pass over the toil and suffering and danger which attended the redemption and cultivation of their lands by the colonists, and turn to their civil condition and to the conduct and history of the government.
~By William H. Wharton ~


The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.
~By Ben Okri ~


We have listened here to the delegates who have recalled the terrible human suffering, and the great material destruction of the late war in the Pacific. It is with feelings of sorrow that we recall the part played in that catastrophic human experience by the old Japan.
~By Shigeru Yoshida ~


It seems to be that when these communist regimes take over - if you look at the example of Vietnam or Cambodia or Nicaragua - that even in conditions of peace they don't seem to be able to figure out how to support their people, and the human suffering is enormous.
~By John Negroponte ~


Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.
~By Paulo Coelho ~


How little remains of the man I once was, save the memory of him! But remembering is only a new form of suffering.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


Love is suffering. One side always loves more.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


Next time we need to be on drugs and have lots of suffering and alcohol abuse going on while recording, I'm kinda picturing a Jerry Lee Lewis session from the mid Seventies.
~By Jim Diamond ~


It isn't easy to accept that suffering can also be beautiful... it's difficult. It's something you can only understand if you dig deeply into yourself.
~By Rainer W. Fassbinder ~


You may take great comfort from the fact that suffering inwardly for the sake of truth proves abundantly that one loves it and marks one out as being of the elect.
~By Ernest Renan ~


I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable.
~By Anne Morrow Lindbergh ~


We pretended there was no problem with Agent Orange after Vietnam and later the Pentagon recanted, after untold suffering by veterans.
~By Jim McDermott ~


The problem of suffering is: why is there the suffering we know?
~By Walter Kaufmann ~


The film itself involves a New York City radio storyteller, Gabriel Noone, who strikes up a friendship with one of his fans, an abused 14-year-old teenager who is suffering from AIDS, who does not have much longer to live.
~By Armistead Maupin ~


There's always been physical suffering in comedy.
~By Don Martin ~


First of all, do any of you here think it's a crime to help a suffering human end his agony? Any of you think it is? Say so right now. Well, then, what are we doing here?
~By Jack Kevorkian ~


Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned with animals suffering? Because government is not. Why not? Animals don't vote.
~By Will Harvey ~


Suffering passes, while love is eternal. That's a gift that you have received from God. Don't waste it.
~By Laura Ingalls Wilder ~


There has been enough suffering in our country, there has been enough of children whose dreams die before they have a chance to grow and there has been enough of our elders who, having served their nation, are forced into indignity in their old age.
~By John Agyekum Kufuor ~


Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
~By Helen Keller ~


I didn't want to be on the losing side. I was fed up with Jewish weakness, timidity and fear. I didn't want any more Jewish sentimentality and Jewish suffering. I was sickened by our sad songs.
~By Lionel Blue ~


In such misfortunes my Mother was of an heroic spirit, in suffering patiently when there was no remedy, and being industrious where she thought she could help.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


When suffering comes, we yearn for some sign from God, forgetting we have just had one.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


The striking thing about the Precious Blood is the bond it establishes between love and suffering in our experience, a bond that has become so close that we have come to think of suffering accepted with joy as the most authentic sign of love with any depth at all.
~By Gabriel Marcel ~


For me, an area of moral clarity is: you're in front of someone who's suffering and you have the tools at your disposal to alleviate that suffering or even eradicate it, and you act.
~By Paul Farmer ~


The greater the state, the more wrong and cruel its patriotism, and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


I have seen and endured the sufferings of the troops, and I can no longer be a party to prolong these sufferings for ends which I believe to be evil and unjust.
~By Siegfried Sassoon ~


If suffering brings wisdom, I would wish to be less wise.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


There are people who are suffering beyond description. They are innocent people, they didn't bring this upon themselves. They are the victims of the sins of other people. And while it's hard to see, it's important to understand that these people exist.
~By Mia Farrow ~


Happiness is the absence of suffering. I think it's an interesting way of looking at it. I think the absence of suffering exists very rarely in the world we live in.
~By Julie Christie ~


I hate people who splash their own pain on covers, like the whole world should hear about them. Why are we all supposed to be interested in one individual's suffering?
~By Andrea Corr ~


Anywhere I see suffering, that is where I want to be, doing what I can.
~By Princess Diana ~


You don't have to suffer to be a poet; adolescence is enough suffering for anyone.
~By John Ciardi ~


They had both noticed that a life of dissipation sometimes gave to a face the look of gaunt suffering spirituality that a life of asceticism was supposed to give and quite often did not.
~By Katherine Anne Porter ~


To endure the cross is not tragedy; it is the suffering which is the fruit of an exclusive allegiance to Jesus Christ.
~By Dietrich Bonhoeffer ~


Experience is the extract of suffering.
~By Arthur Helps ~


He's suffering from Politicians' Logic. Something must be done, this is something, therefore we must do it.
~By Antony Jay ~


History provides neither compensation for suffering nor penalties for wrong.
~By John Acton ~


Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amid joy.
~By Arthur Helps ~


We cannot live, suffer or die for somebody else, for suffering is too precious to be shared.
~By Edward Dahlberg ~


We initially targeted pager networks, which have been suffering for the last decade due to cell phone sales.
~By David Rose ~


I expect to plead not for the slave only, but for suffering humanity everywhere. Especially do I mean to labor for the elevation of my sex.
~By Lucy Stone ~


In all three cases, and for most human beings, the problem of suffering poses no difficult problem at all: one has a world picture in which suffering has its place, a world picture that takes suffering into account.
~By Walter Kaufmann ~


Texas' and America's farmers are suffering. As the Member of Congress representing the 10th Congressional District of Texas, I have traveled throughout our area and have seen first-hand how the drought has affected our agricultural communities.
~By Michael McCaul ~


Too many of my constituents, like many other hard working Americans across the country, are suffering unnecessarily due to our flawed health care system.
~By John Conyers ~


As far as we are concerned, we are ready to leave today, tomorrow, at any time, to join the people of Haiti, to share in their suffering, help rebuild the country, moving from misery to poverty with dignity.
~By Jean-Bertrand Aristide ~


No nation ever yet found any inconvenience from too close an inspection into the conduct of its officers, but many have been brought to ruin and reduced to slavery by suffering gradual impositions and abuses.
~By Edward Livingston ~


Punk is musical freedom. It's saying, doing and playing what you want. In Webster's terms, 'nirvana' means freedom from pain, suffering and the external world, and that's pretty close to my definition of Punk Rock.
~By Kurt Cobain ~


The parts for women, you're either like the quietly suffering wife or the wild girl.
~By Lauren Graham ~


Why don't Jews drink? It interferes with their suffering.
~By Henny Youngman ~


Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people.
~By Marcus Garvey ~


It does not follow that the meaning must be given from above; that life and suffering must come neatly labeled; that nothing is worth while if the world is not governed by a purpose.
~By Walter Kaufmann ~


I was suffering from a peculiar and persistent sense that I was being pursued, and also the conviction that under the political order of the times, our lives had no meaning.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


Opium teaches only one thing, which is that aside from physical suffering, there is nothing real.
~By Andre Malraux ~


Suffering is permanent, obscure and dark, And shares the nature of infinity.
~By William Wordsworth ~


I saw a great many men die afterwards, some suffering horribly, but I do not recall any death that affected me quite so much as that of this first victim in my platoon.
~By Fritz Kreisler ~


A man will renounce any pleasures you like but he will not give up his suffering.
~By G. I. Gurdjieff ~


I am sure there will come a time when we are going to use AMD. The products have been getting better. The acceptance is getting better. But we have not been suffering as a company for either growth or profitability because we haven't had AMD.
~By Kevin Rollins ~


Don't Take Anything Personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won't be the victim of needless suffering.
~By Miguel Angel Ruiz ~


Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
~By Helen Keller ~


In fact, this is a blackmail of the terrorists at the expense of the suffering of the hostages.
~By Alberto Fujimori ~


Of all the joys that lighten suffering earth, what joy is welcomed like a newborn child?
~By Dorothy L. Nolte ~


The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism.
~By Albert Camus ~


Almost everybody is enthusiastic about the promise of biotechnology to cure disease and to relieve suffering.
~By Leon Kass ~


Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.
~By Bertrand Russell ~

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