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One must chose in life between boredom and suffering. (Quote by - Madame de Stael)

Have patience and endure; this unhappiness will one day be beneficial. (Quote by - Ovid)

Reform is not pleasant, but grievous; no person can reform themselves without suffering and hard work, how much less a nation. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

Suffering passes, while love is eternal. That's a gift that you have received from God. Don't waste it. (Quote by - Laura Ingalls Wilder)

First of all, do any of you here think it's a crime to help a suffering human end his agony? Any of you think it is? Say so right now. Well, then, what are we doing here? (Quote by - Jack Kevorkian)

Most people get a fair amount of fun out of their lives, but on balance life is suffering, and only the very young or the very foolish imagine otherwise. (Quote by - George Orwell)

Suffering is the ancient law of love; there is not quest without pain; there is no lover who is not also a martyr. (Quote by - Heinrich Suso)

It requires more courage to suffer than to die. (Quote by - Napoleon Bonaparte)

Guard units in the U.S. are suffering severe equipment shortages which will affect their ability to respond to emergencies in their home States, such as Katrina. (Quote by - Ike Skelton)

People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar. (Quote by - Thich Nhat Hanh)

I was suffering from a peculiar and persistent sense that I was being pursued, and also the conviction that under the political order of the times, our lives had no meaning. (Quote by - Naguib Mahfouz)

One declaims endlessly against the passions; one imputes all of man's suffering to them. One forgets that they are also the source of all his pleasures. (Quote by - Denis Diderot)

Almost everybody is enthusiastic about the promise of biotechnology to cure disease and to relieve suffering. (Quote by - Leon Kass)

Suffering is everywhere. Don't ever think it isn't. So are miracles. Don't ever think they aren't. (Quote by - Jewel)

Few can believe that suffering, especially by others, is in vain. Anything that is disagreeable must surely have beneficial economic effects. (Quote by - John Kenneth Galbraith)

Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor. (Quote by - Alexis Carrel)

I urge you to ask yourself just how honorable it is to preside over the abuse and suffering of animals. (Quote by - Richard Pryor)

I didn't want to be on the losing side. I was fed up with Jewish weakness, timidity and fear. I didn't want any more Jewish sentimentality and Jewish suffering. I was sickened by our sad songs. (Quote by - Lionel Blue)

At present, I am mainly observing the physical motion of mountains, water, trees and flowers. One is everywhere reminded of similar movements in the human body, of similar impulses of joy and suffering in plants. (Quote by - Egon Schiele)

Our evenings are farewells. Our parties are testaments. So that the secret stream of suffering. May warm the cold of life. (Quote by - Boris Pasternak)

All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do. (Quote by - Leo Tolstoy)

All that a pacifist can undertake - but it is a very great deal - is to refuse to kill, injure or otherwise cause suffering to another human creature. (Quote by - Vera Brittain)

Listening moves us closer, it helps us become more whole, more healthy, more holy. Not listening creates fragmentation, and fragmentation is the root of all suffering. (Quote by - Margaret J. Wheatley)

Acceptance of one's life has nothing to do with resignation; it does not mean running away from the struggle. On the contrary, it means accepting it as it comes, with all the handicaps of heredity, of suffering, of psychological complexes and injustices. (Quote by - Paul Tournier)

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. (Quote by - Albert Camus)


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