Quotes by suffering

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  • André Malraux
    André Malraux
    French writer and politician (ps. of A. Berger 1901-1976
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    Opium teaches only one thing, which is that aside from physical suffering, there is nothing real.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    Out of suffering comes the serious mind; out of salvation, the grateful heart; out of endurance, fortitude; out of deliverance faith.
  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil Gibran
    Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
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    Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
  • A. S. Byatt
    A. S. Byatt
    English novelist and poet 1936-
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    Pain hardens, and great pain hardens greatly, whatever the comforters say, and suffering does not ennoble, though it may occasionally lend a certain rigid dignity of manner to the suffering frame.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    Patience means self-suffering.
  • Caleb Deschanel
    Caleb Deschanel
    American cinematographer and director 1944-
    Caleb Deschanel
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    Reality in movies is the reality of the story you're telling, so it may not match the reality as we know it, but the reason there's art is that it tries to bring some kind of understanding of all the suffering and joys and pain that we go through. Storytelling brings some value to it.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    Reform is not pleasant, but grievous; no person can reform themselves without suffering and hard work, how much less a nation.
  • Burning Spear
    Burning Spear
    Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter, vocalist and musician 1945-
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    Reggae music don't really focus on one thing, you know. If reggae music is speaking about the struggle of people, and the suffering, it don't mean black people. It mean people in general.
  • Tom Stoppard
    Tom Stoppard
    Czech Playwright 1937-
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    Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering.
  • Aleksander Kwasniewski
    Aleksander Kwasniewski
    Polish politician and journalist 1954-
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    Righteous is the one who was able to demonstrate compassion in face of human suffering.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.
  • Michel Faber
    Michel Faber
    Dutch-born writer of English-language fiction 1960-
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    Shared suffering, she’d found, was no guarantee of intimacy.
    Source: Onderhuids (2000)
  • James Fenimore Cooper
    James Fenimore Cooper
    American writer 1789-1851
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    Slavery is no more sinful, by the Christian code, than it is sinful to wear a whole coat, while another is in tatters, to eat a better meal than a neighbor, or otherwise to enjoy ease and plenty, while our fellow creatures are suffering and in want.
  • Ouida
    Ouida
    English novelist, pseudonym of Maria Louise Ramé 1839-1908
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    Sport inevitably creates deadness of feeling. No one could take pleasure in it who was sensitive to suffering; and therefore its pursuit by women is much more to be regretted than its pursuit by men, because women pursue much more violently and recklessly what they pursue at all.
  • Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amid joy.
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