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Benjamin E. Mays
American Baptist minister and civil rights leader 1894-1984
I have only just a minute. Only sixty seconds in it. Forced upon me, can't refuse it. Didn't seek it, didn't choose it. But it's up to me to use it. I must suffer if I lose it. Give account if I abuse it, Just a tiny little minute but eternity is in it.Source: As quoted in "Benjamin Elijah Mays, Schoolmaster of the Movement: A Biography", Mays constantly recited to his students this anonymous poem.
American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead.
Roman emperor 121-180
Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved.
English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper. This amicable conflict with difficulty helps us to an intimate acquaintance with our object, and compels us to consider it in all its relations. It will not suffer us to be superficial.
Austrian-American actor, politican, businessman and investor 1947-
I don't suffer of anything that I've lost.
Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC
When a good man is hurt all who would be called good must suffer with him.
British novelist 1867-1931
A cause may be inconvenient, but it's magnificent. It's like champagne or high heels, and one must be prepared to suffer for it.
Afghan-born American novelist and physician 1965-
A man who has no conscience, no goodness, does not suffer.Source: The Kite Runner
French philosopher 1909-1943
A man whose mind feels that it is captive would prefer to blind himself to the fact. But if he hates falsehood, he will not do so; and in that case he will have to suffer a lot. He will beat his head against the wall until he faints. He will come to again
Henry Wheeler Shaw
American humorist 1818-1885
About the only difference between the poor and the rich, is this, the poor suffer misery, while the rich have to enjoy it.
C. L. R. James
Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist 1901-1989
After World War I the resentment of the working class against all that it had to suffer was directed more against Morgan, Wall Street and private capital than the government.
English moviedirector 1899-1980
Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.
American author 1936-
An idea is never given to you without you being given the power to make it reality. You must, nevertheless, suffer for it.
Daniel J. Boorstin
American historian 1914-
As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved Echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has been abandoned. We have fallen in love with our own image, with images of our making, which turn out to be images of ourselves.
Being is a fiction invented by those who suffer from becoming.
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