Quotes by suffering
Quotes 46 till 60 of 156.
Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
British princess 1961-1997
If I am to care for people in hospital I really must know every aspect of their treatment and to understand their suffering.
American author and political activist 1941-
If men were equally at risk from this condition - if they knew their bellies might swell as if they were suffering from end-stage cirrhosis, that they would have to go nearly a year without a stiff drink, a cigarette, or even an aspirin, that they would be subject to fainting spells and unable to fight their way onto commuter trains - then I am sure that pregnancy would be classified as a sexually transmitted disease and abortions would be no more controversial than emergency appendectomies.
French philosopher 1909-1943
If we are suffering illness, poverty, or misfortune, we think we shall be satisfied on the day it ceases. But there too, we know it is false; so soon as one has got used to not suffering one wants something else.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
American poet 1819-1892
If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we would find in each person's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.
Friedrich von Schiller
German poet 1759-1805
If you have never seen beauty in a moment of suffering, you have never seen beauty at all. If you have never seen joy in a beautiful face, you have never seen joy at all.
French writer and essayist 1913-1960
In default of inexhaustible happiness, eternal suffering would at least give us a destiny. But we do not even have that consolation, and our worst agonies come to an end one day.
Andrew Coyle Bradley
American lawyer 1844-1902
In Shakespearean tragedy the main source of the convulsion which produces suffering and death is never good: good contributes to this convulsion only from its tragic implication with its opposite in one and the same character.
English writer and dean
It has always appeared to me, that there is so much to be done in this world, that all self-inflicted suffering which cannot be turned to good account for others, is a loss - a loss, if you may so express it, to the spiritual world.
American sociologist 1892-1970
It is a glorious thing to be indifferent to suffering, but only to one's own suffering.
American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
It is not suffering as such that is most deeply feared but suffering that degrades.
William Somerset Maugham
English writer 1874-1965
It is not true that suffering ennobles the character; happiness does that sometimes, but suffering, for the most part, makes men petty and vindictive.
American politician 1937-
It is shameful that millions of Americans are suffering the economic injustice of working a full-time job and earning a wage that leaves them below the poverty line.
Hungarian-American actor 1882-1956
It is women who bear the race in bloody agony. Suffering is a kind of horror. Blood is a kind of horror. Women are born with horror in their very bloodstream. It is a biological thing.
American actor and director 1946-
It was quite a ride and very conflicting for me, too - to be nominated for an Oscar, to be straight and healthy, and to be getting all these accolades while these people around me were suffering and dying from AIDS.
Greek dramatist BC 525-456
Justice turns the scale, bringing to some learning through suffering.
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