Quotes by 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.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Christianity makes suffering contagious.
  • Robert Green Ingersoll
    Robert Green Ingersoll
    American lawyer, a Civil War veteran and politician 1833-1899
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    Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
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    Hate is a kind of 'passive suffering', but indignation is a kind of joy.
  • William Butler Yeats
    William Butler Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1939
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    If suffering brings wisdom, I would wish to be less wise.
  • 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.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    'Suffering should not make us bitter people,' my mother once said, 'it should make us better comforters.' Young people need to hear this from those who have walked before them, because someday they'll be walking those same steps, but there may not be anyone following behind.
  • Jules Renard
    Jules Renard
    French writer 1864-1910
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    A cold in the head causes less suffering than an idea.
  • Anderson Cooper
    Anderson Cooper
    American television journalist 1967-
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    A lot of compelling stories in the world aren't being told, and the fact that people don't know about them compounds the suffering.
  • 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.
  • Bernard Crick
    Bernard Crick
    British political theorist 1929-2008
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    A politics of vengeance is not politics. Revenge is a recklessness towards the future in a vain attempt to make the present abolish a suffering which is already past.
    Source: In Defence Of Politics Ch. 4, A Defence Of Politics Against Nationalism,
  • 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
    Walter Savage Landor
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    Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.
  • Vera Brittain
    Vera Brittain
    English nurse, writer, feminist, and pacifist 1893-1970
    Vera Brittain
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    All that a pacifist can undertake - but it is a very great deal - is to refuse to kill, injure or otherwise cause suffering to another human creature, and untiringly to order his life by the rule of love though others may be captured by hate.
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