Quotes by suffering

Quotes 106 till 120 of 156.

  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
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    The reward of suffering is experience.
  • Bjorn Lomborg
    Bjorn Lomborg
    Danish author 1965-
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    The saddest fact of climate change - and the chief reason we should be concerned about finding a proper response - is that the countries it will hit hardest are already among the poorest and most long-suffering.
  • William Faulkner
    William Faulkner
    American writer 1897-1962
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    The salvation of the world is in man's suffering.
  • Octave Mirbeau
    Octave Mirbeau
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    The universe appears to me like an immense, inexorable torture-garden. Passions, greed, hatred, and lies; law, social institutions, justice, love, glory, heroism, and religion: these are its monstrous flowers and its hideous instruments of eternal human suffering.
  • Bill Hicks
    Bill Hicks
    American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist and musician 1961-1994
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    The whole image is that eternal suffering awaits anyone who questions God's infinite love. That's the message we're brought up with, isn't it? Believe or die! Thank you, forgiving Lord, for all those options.
    Source: Rant in E-Minor
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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    The work of many of the greatest men, inspired by duty, has been done amidst suffering and trial and difficulty. They have struggled against the tide, and reached the shore exhausted.
  • Roland Barthes
    Roland Barthes
    French semiologist 1915-1980
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    There are people who think that wrestling is an ignoble sport. Wrestling is not sport, it is a spectacle, and it is no more ignoble to attend a wrestled performance of suffering than a performance of the sorrows of Arnolphe or Andromaque.
  • Miguel de Unamuno
    Miguel de Unamuno
    Spanish Philosophical Writer 1864-1936
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    There is no true love save in suffering, and in this world we have to choose either love, which is suffering, or happiness. Man is the more man - that is, the more divine - the greater his capacity for suffering, or rather, for anguish.
  • Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
    Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
    Swiss-American psychiatrist 1926-2004
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    There is not much sense in suffering, since drugs can be given for pain, itching, and other discomforts. The belief has long died that suffering here on earth will be rewarded in heaven. Suffering has lost its meaning.
  • Katherine Anne Porter
    Katherine Anne Porter
    American short-story writer 1890-1980
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    They had both noticed that a life of dissipation sometimes gave to a face the look of gaunt suffering spirituality that a life of asceticism was supposed to give and quite often did not.
  • Albert Schweitzer
    Albert Schweitzer
    German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
    Albert Schweitzer
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    Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight.
  • Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    British princess 1961-1997
    Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
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    This boy is dead now, I knew it before taking him in my arms, I can remember his face, his suffering, his voice.
  • Campbell Brown
    Campbell Brown
    American journalist 1968-
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    This must be such a relief for the TV executives managing a business in decline, suffering from a thousand cuts from social media and other new platforms. Trump arrived on the scene as a kind of manna from hell.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Three passions simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life; the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    To become a spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life.
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