Suffering Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Suffering

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Under the leadership of this President, the state of the union is not strong. We are being pulled apart rather than pulling together. Our democracy is suffering from the choices being made, and yet we are offered the same tired excuses and unrealistic analyses.
~By Jose Serrano ~


To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Since my accident I am a little more mindful of the suffering of other people.
~By George C. Wallace ~


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


Suffering from dysentery at sea was no picnic.
~By Pamela Stephenson ~


That freedom can never be attained by a nation without suffering and sacrifice has been amply borne out by the recent tragic happenings in this subcontinent.
~By Muhammad Ali Jinnah ~


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 ~


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 ~


It's from our sufferings that we form our consciousness.
~By Lisa Bonet ~


Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.
~By Carl Jung ~


Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


Pain is such an important thing in life. I think that as an artist you have to experience suffering.
~By Naomi Watts ~


As we celebrate Recovery Month, it is time for Congress to knock down the barriers to treatment and recovery for 26 million Americans suffering the ravages of alcohol and drug addiction.
~By Jim Ramstad ~


Courage! I have shown it for years; think you I shall lose it at the moment when my sufferings are to end?
~By Marie Antoinette ~


There is no true love save in suffering, and in this world we have to choose either love, which is suffering, or happiness. Man is the more man - that is, the more divine - the greater his capacity for suffering, or rather, for anguish.
~By Miguel de Unamuno ~


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 ~


Drugs are not the way to the light. They won't lead to a fairy-tale life, they lead to suffering.
~By Layne Staley ~


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


People always say things like, Oh, well, he was suffering so much that he was better off dying. But that's not true. You're always better off living.
~By Dashiell Hammett ~


We are suffering from too much sarcasm.
~By Marianne Moore ~


Britain today is suffering from galloping obsolescence.
~By Tony Benn ~


One can not love without opening oneself, and opening oneself, that's taking the risk of suffering. One does not have control.
~By Isabelle Adjani ~


If every call to Christ and His righteousness is a call to suffering, the converse is equally - every call to suffering is a call to Christ, a promotion, an invitation to come up higher.
~By Charles Bent ~


Suffering is part of the divine idea.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


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 ~


There is no degree of human suffering which in and of itself is going to bring about change. Only organisation can change things.
~By Susan George ~


Conscious of my own weakness, I can only seek fervently the guidance of the Ruler of the Universe, and, relying on His all-powerful aid, do my best to restore Union and peace to a suffering people, and to establish and guard their liberties and rights.
~By George B. McClellan ~


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 ~


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


Remember the sufferings of Christ, the storms that were weathered... the crown that came from those sufferings which gave new radiance to the faith... All saints give testimony to the truth that without real effort, no one ever wins the crown.
~By Thomas Becket ~


It is not actual suffering but the taste of better things which excites people to revolt.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


Stem cell research holds enormous promise for easing human suffering, and federal support is critical to its success.
~By Tom Harkin ~


Don't look forward to the day you stop suffering, because when it comes you'll know you're dead.
~By Tennessee Williams ~


The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you.
~By Rita Mae Brown ~


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 ~


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 ~


What matters in literature in the end is surely the idiosyncratic, the individual, the flavor or the color of a particular human suffering.
~By Harold Bloom ~


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 ~


I am certainly suffering from a modicum of performance anxiety.
~By George Murray ~


We had four years of world war which the peoples endured only because they were told that their sufferings would free humanity forever from the scourge of war.
~By Arthur Henderson ~


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 ~


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


Perhaps the day may come when we shall remember these sufferings with joy.
~By Virgil ~


True, I am in love with suffering, but I do not know if I deserve the honor.
~By Saint Ignatius ~


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 ~


God be praised for his gracious long suffering towards me in sparing my life so long. Grant, gracious God, that I may make a good use of the time that thou mayest be pleased yet to grant me for repentance.
~By Patrick Gordon ~


Since this war began our sympathy has gone out to all the suffering people who have been dragged into it. Further hundreds of millions have become involved since I spoke at Limerick fortnight ago.
~By Eamon de Valera ~


Suffering is not good for the soul, unless it teaches you to stop suffering.
~By Jane Roberts ~


I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
~By Elie Wiesel ~


Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
~By Woody Allen ~


The function of socialism is to raise suffering to a higher level.
~By Norman Mailer ~


Concerning God, freewill and destiny: Of all that earth has been or yet may be, all that vain men imagine or believe, or hope can paint or suffering may achieve, we descanted.
~By Percy Bysshe Shelley ~


It is true that I have had heartache and tragedy in my life. These are things none of us avoids. Suffering is the price of being alive.
~By Judy Collins ~


I urge you to ask yourself just how honorable it is to preside over the abuse and suffering of animals.
~By Richard Pryor ~


Wisdom comes alone through suffering.
~By Aeschylus ~


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 ~


The sense of war, the extraordinary bravery of the Allied armies, the numbers, the losses, the real suffering that disappears in time and commemorative oratory, are not marked out in any red guidebook of the emotions, but they are present if you look.
~By John Vinocur ~


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


There's nothing wrong in suffering, if you suffer for a purpose. Our revolution didn't abolish danger or death. It simply made danger and death worthwhile.
~By H. G. Wells ~


It was quite a ride and very conflicting for me, too - to be nominated for an Oscar, to be straight and healthy, and to be getting all these accolades while these people around me were suffering and dying from AIDS.
~By Bruce Davison ~


We in the west are seen as godless, as greedy and as uncaring about the suffering of those in the developing world.
~By Silvia Cartwright ~


Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering.
~By Tom Stoppard ~


It's not always easy to stand aside and be unable to do anything except record the sufferings around one.
~By Robert Capa ~


Towns are suffering from all these things, we should unite until we are all satisfied, man cannot be killing each other as if we were animals, as if we had no culture; that is a lack of culture.
~By Compay Segundo ~


We don't have a major problem right now in our country, and life is normal. Things like unemployment, which the youth are suffering from, and the rate of inflation - these are chronic conditions and we have to solve them.
~By Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ~


People were already beginning to forget, what horrible suffering the war had brought them. I did not want to cause fear and panic, but to let people know how dreadful war is and so to stimulate people's powers of resistance.
~By Otto Dix ~


Beauty is the still birth of suffering, every woman knows that.
~By Emily Prager ~


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 ~


I lived for four years in the 1930s with these individuals and the only time that I wasn't thinking about dealing with physical suffering is when I was working on this book. I've never been more alive as when I worked on this book.
~By Laura Hillenbrand ~


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


We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions; and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


Mr. Speaker, the scientific evidence is overwhelming that embryonic stem cells have great potential to regenerate specific types of human tissues, offering hope for millions of Americans suffering from debilitating diseases.
~By Jim Ramstad ~


I fancied I had some constancy of mind because I could bear my own sufferings, but found through the sufferings of others I could be weakened like a child.
~By Sarah Fielding ~


A cold in the head causes less suffering than an idea.
~By Jules Renard ~


In order to be cruel we have to close our hearts to the suffering of the other.
~By J. M. Coetzee ~


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


They said their sufferings were great on the passage, and several of their number had died.
~By Lewis Tappan ~


It is a most extraordinary thing, but I never read a patent medicine advertisement without being impelled to the conclusion that I am suffering from the particular disease therein dealt with in its most virulent form.
~By Jerome K. Jerome ~


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 ~


The most challenging part of being a boss is that nobody will tell you if your work is suffering.
~By Bill Williams ~


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


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


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 ~


The salvation of the world is in man's suffering.
~By William Faulkner ~


I believe in people, especially suffering people.
~By Pat Buckley ~


We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
~By Winston Churchill ~


The Middle East is more angry than ever. I'm afraid that the sort of deceit on the route to war was linked to the lack of preparation for afterwards and the chaos and suffering that continuous - so it won't go away will it?
~By Clare Short ~


To live forever should not be an obligation. In fact, eternal life should only be for those who wish for it, because if we are depressed and unhappy with our lives, just the idea of living forever is an unbearable source of suffering.
~By Claude Vorilhon ~


I wish there were more true conversion, and then there would not be so much backsliding, and, for fear of suffering, living at ease, when there are so few to contend for Christ and His cause.
~By Donald Cargill ~


It is widely assumed, contrary to fact, that theism necessarily involves the two assumptions which cannot be squared with the existence of so much suffering, and that therefore, per impossibile, they simply have to be squared with the existence of all this suffering, somehow.
~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 ~


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 ~


Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream.
~By Paulo Coelho ~


Americans are blessed with great plenty; we are a generous people and we have a moral obligation to assist those who are suffering from poverty, disease, war and famine.
~By Adam Schiff ~


From a monarchy followed by suffering under Communism, Ethiopians must be given the opportunity to flourish under the greatest of systems - democracy.
~By Jack Kingston ~


The Russian people are suffering from economic fatigue and from disillusionment with the Allies! The world thinks the Russian Revolution is at an end. Do not be mistaken. The Russian Revolution is just beginning.
~By Alexander Kerensky ~


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 ~


As we all know, many people remain buried under tons of rubble and debris, waiting to be rescued. When we think of their suffering, we feel deeply and profoundly that we should be there, in Haiti, with them, trying our best to prevent death.
~By Jean-Bertrand Aristide ~


Most people have no imagination. If they could imagine the sufferings of others, they would not make them suffer so. What separated a German mother from a French mother?
~By Ernst Toller ~


Suffering by nature or chance never seems so painful as suffering inflicted on us by the arbitrary will of another.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~

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