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New Zealand-born British Author 1888-1923+65
Everything in life that we really accept undergoes a change. So suffering must become Love. That is the mystery.
Greek dramatist BC 525-456+6
Wisdom comes alone through suffering.
Robert Green Ingersoll
American lawyer, a Civil War veteran and politician 1833-1899+1
Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result.
William Butler Yeats
Irish poet 1865-1939+1
If suffering brings wisdom, I would wish to be less wise.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950+1
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.
French writer 1864-19100
A cold in the head causes less suffering than an idea.
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.
Russian teacher and writer 1873-19490
A man will renounce any pleasures you like but he will not give up his suffering.
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,
English politician and philosopher 1729-17970
A populace never rebels from passion for attack, but from impatience of suffering.
American attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason 1809-18910
Above all things let us never forget that mankind constitutes one great brotherhood; all born to encounter suffering and sorrow, and therefore bound to sympathize with each other.
Walter Savage Landor
British poet 1775-18640
Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.
English nurse, writer, feminist, and pacifist 1893-19700
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.
Americans are blessed with great plenty; we are a generous people and we have a moral obligation to assist those who are suffering from poverty, disease, war and famine.
Diana Spencer - Princess of Wales
Member of the British royal family, first wife of Prince Charles 1961-19970
Anywhere I see suffering, that is where I want to be, doing what I can.