Quotes: suffered

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  • Brooke Shields
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    I suffered from post-natal depression after Rowan was born. I had a healthy, beautiful baby girl and I couldn't look at her. I couldn't hold her, smile at her. All I wanted was to disappear and die.
  • Richard Armour
    Richard Armour
    American poet and author 1906-1989
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    I've suffered from all of the hang-ups known, and none is as bad as the telephone.
  • Bill Bryson
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    If the mattress stains were anything to go by, a previous user had not so much suffered from incontinence as rejoiced in it. He had evidently included the pillow in his celebrations.
    Source: A Walk in the Woods
  • Bob Dole
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    It is demeaning to the Nation that within the Clinton administration, a corps of the elite who never grew up, never did anything real, never sacrificed, never suffered, and never learned.
    Source: Acceptance speech for Republican presidential nomination, San Diego, 15 August 1996
  • Bono
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    Mandela's heroism is the heroism of a man who suffered so badly for what he thought of as freedom. And yet when he had the upper hand he has this incredible self-control and these incredible leadership qualities.
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan Kundera
    Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
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    Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.
  • Albrecht Durer
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    My father suffered much and toiled painfully all his life, for he had no resources other than the proceeds of his trade from which to support himself and his wife and family.
  • My interest was directed, from my medical student days, to Immunology, and particularly to the mechanism of hypersensitivity. I had suffered from bronchial asthma as a child and had developed a deep curiosity in allergic phenomena.
  • Edward Dahlberg
    Edward Dahlberg
    American novelist, essayist and autobiographer 1900-1977
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    No country has suffered so much from the ruins of war while being at peace as the American.
  • E. M. Cioran
    E. M. Cioran
    French philosopher 1911-
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    No human beings more dangerous than those who have suffered for a belief: the great persecutors are recruited from the martyrs not quite beheaded. Far from diminishing the appetite for power, suffering exasperates it.
  • Bram Stoker
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    No man knows till he has suffered from the night how sweet and dear to his heart and eye the morning can be.
    Source: Dracula (1897) Jonathan Harker
  • No one has ever suffered from his people as I have.
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
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    One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it, unless it has been all suffering, nothing but suffering.
  • Mother Teresa
    Mother Teresa
    Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary 1910-1997
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    One must really have suffered oneself to help others.
  • Ben Jonson
    Ben Jonson
    British Dramatist, Poet 1573-1637
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    Shakespeare, in a play, brought in a number of men saying they had suffered shipwreck in Bohemia, where there is no sea by some 100 miles.
    Source: Conversations with William Drummond of Hawthornden