Quotes: suffered

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  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
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    I have suffered a great deal from writers who have quoted this or that sentence of mine either out of its context or in juxtaposition to some incongruous matter which quite distorted my meaning, or destroyed it altogether.
  • I now understand what Christ suffered in Gethsemane as well as any man living.
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
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    A close associate of his gave an interview in which the book was described as quotes 'fiction from being to end'. I suffered trial by tabloid for a couple of weeks, lots of insults in the press, in the columns - this man should be put in the tower and so on.
  • Bobby Seale
    Bobby Seale
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    A people who have suffered so much for so long at hands of a racist society must draw the line somewhere.... the black communities of America must rise up as one man to halt the progression of a trend that leads inevitably to their total destruction.
  • Boris Yeltsin
    Boris Yeltsin
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    A total of 1,580 people, the civilian population, suffered as a result of the bloody wave of terrorist acts that swept over Moscow and other towns and villages of our country.
  • Nadine Gordimer
    Nadine Gordimer
    South african writer 1923-
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    Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has suffered it, forever.
  • Basil Hume
    Basil Hume
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    Christ shared our experience; he suffered as we suffer; he died as we shall die, and for forty days in the desert he underwent the struggle between good and evil.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Dying is a troublesome business: there is pain to be suffered, and it wrings one's heart; but death is a splendid thing -a warfare accomplished, a beginning all over again, a triumph. You can always see that in their faces.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
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    Everything great that we know has come from neurotics… never will the world be aware of how much it owes to them, nor above all what they have suffered in order to bestow their gifts on it.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Fear is implanted in us as a preservative from evil; but its duty, like that of other passions, is not to overbear reason, but to assist it. It should not be suffered to tyrannize
  • Joseph Stalin
    Joseph Stalin
    Sovjet politician 1879-1953
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    Gratitude is a sickness suffered by dogs.
  • Herbert Samuel
    Herbert Samuel
    British Liberal politician 1870-1963
    Herbert Samuel
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    He suffered from a rush of words to the head.
  • Arthur Christopher Benson
    Arthur Christopher Benson
    English essayist, poet, author and academic 1862-1925
    Arthur Christopher Benson
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    I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions, no tastes, no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this.
    Source: The Temple of Death
  • Henry Fielding
    Henry Fielding
    English writer 1707-1754
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    I have found it; I have discovered the cause of all the misfortunes which befell him. A public school, Joseph, was the cause of all the calamities which he afterwards suffered. Public schools are the nurseries of all vice and immorality.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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    I have suffered too much in this world not to hope for another.
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