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  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend's success.
    Source: The Soul of Man under Socialism (1891)
  • Swami Ramdas
    Swami Ramdas
    Indian saint, philosopher, philanthropist and pilgrim 1884-1963
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    Be patient. The path of self-discipline that leads to God-realization is not an easy path: obstacles and sufferings are on the path; the latter you must bear, and the former overcome - all by His help. His help comes only through concentration. Repetition of God's name helps concentration.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    But as to women, who can penetrate the real sufferings of their she condition? Man's very sympathy with their estate has much of selfishness and more suspicion. Their love, their virtue, beauty, education, but form good housekeepers, to breed a nation.
  • Alphonse De Lamartine
    Alphonse De Lamartine
    French Poet, Statesman, Historian 1790-1869
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    Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    If, as I can't help suspecting, the dead also feel the pains of separation (and this may be one of their purgatorial sufferings), then for both lovers, and for all pairs of lovers without exception, bereavement is a universal and integral part of our experience of love.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
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    The ''sensitiveness'' claimed by neurotic is matched by their egotism: they cannot abide the flaunting by others of the sufferings to which they pay an even increasing amount of attention in themselves.
  • Thucydides
    Thucydides
    Athenian historian and general 460-400BC
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    The sufferings that fate inflicts on us should be borne with patience, what enemies inflict with manly courage.
  • Achille Poincelot
    Achille Poincelot
    French aphorism writer 19th century
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    There are some people who think that all the world should share their misfortune, although they do not share in the sufferings of anybody else.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
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    There is no alleviation for the sufferings of mankind except veracity of thought and of action, and the resolute facing of the world as it is when the garment of make-believe by which pious hands have hidden its uglier features is stripped off.
  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
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    We had four years of world war which the peoples endured only because they were told that their sufferings would free humanity forever from the scourge of war.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    We were promised sufferings. They were part of the program. We were even told, ''Blessed are they that morn.''
  • Franz Kafka
    Franz Kafka
    Chech German-speaking writer 1883-1924
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    You can hold yourself back from the sufferings of the world, that is something you are free to do and it accords with your nature, but perhaps this very holding back is the one suffering you could avoid.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    Children will still die unjustly even in a perfect society. Even by his greatest effort, man can only propose to diminish, arithmetically, the sufferings of the world.
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