Quotes by suffering

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  • Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    British princess 1961-1997
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    If I am to care for people in hospital I really must know every aspect of their treatment and to understand their suffering.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
    Barbara Ehrenreich
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    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.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    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
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
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    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
    Friedrich von Schiller
    German poet 1759-1805
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    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.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    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
    Andrew Coyle Bradley
    American lawyer 1844-1902
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    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.
  • Arthur Helps
    Arthur Helps
    English writer and dean
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    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.
  • Robert Lynd
    Robert Lynd
    American sociologist 1892-1970
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    It is a glorious thing to be indifferent to suffering, but only to one's own suffering.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
    Susan Sontag
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    It is not suffering as such that is most deeply feared but suffering that degrades.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
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    It is not true that suffering ennobles the character; happiness does that sometimes, but suffering, for the most part, makes men petty and vindictive.
  • Bill Pascrell
    Bill Pascrell
    American politician 1937-
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    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.
  • Bela Lugosi
    Bela Lugosi
    Hungarian-American actor 1882-1956
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    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.
  • Bruce Davison
    Bruce Davison
    American actor and director 1946-
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    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.
  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
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    Justice turns the scale, bringing to some learning through suffering.
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