Quotes: suffering

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  • Katherine Mansfield
    Katherine Mansfield
    New Zealand-born British Author 1888-1923
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    Everything in life that we really accept undergoes a change. So suffering must become Love. That is the mystery.

  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
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    Wisdom comes alone through suffering.

  • Helen Keller
    Helen Keller
    American writer 1880-1968
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    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.

  • Helen Keller
    Helen Keller
    American writer 1880-1968
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    Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.

  • Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result.

  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Most people get a fair amount of fun out of their lives, but on balance life is suffering, and only the very young or the very foolish imagine otherwise.

  • Jules Renard
    Jules Renard
    French writer 1864-1910
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    A cold in the head causes less suffering than an idea.

  • George Gurdjieff
    George Gurdjieff
    Russian teacher and writer 1873-1949
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    A man will renounce any pleasures you like but he will not give up his suffering.

  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    A populace never rebels from passion for attack, but from impatience of suffering.

  • Walter Savage Landor
    Walter Savage Landor
    British poet 1775-1864
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    Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.

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