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A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears. (Quote by - Michel de Montaigne)

He could afford to suffer With those whom he saw suffer. (Quote by - William Wordsworth)

Cursing is invoking the assistance of a spirit to help you inflict suffering. Swearing on the other hand, is invoking, only the witness of a spirit to an statement you wish to make. (Quote by - John Ruskin)

Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it is only with the highest degree of intelligence that suffering reaches its supreme point. (Quote by - Arthur Schopenhauer)

History provides neither compensation for suffering nor penalties for wrong. (Quote by - John Acton)

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. (Quote by - Helen Keller)

Many men are deeply moved by the mere semblance of suffering in a woman; they take the look of pain for a sign of constancy or of love. (Quote by - Honore De Balzac)

And taste The melancholy joys of evils pass'd, For he who much has suffer'd, much will know. (Quote by - Homer)

All the suffering and joy we experience depend on conditions. (Quote by - Bodhidharma)

For suffering and enduring there is no remedy, but striving and doing. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive. (Quote by - Elbert Hubbard)

In remembering the appalling suffering of war on both sides, we recognise how precious is the peace we have built in Europe since 1945. (Quote by - Queen Elizabeth II)

Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned with animals suffering? Because government is not. Why not? Animals don't vote. (Quote by - Paul Harvey)

Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind. (Quote by - Aristotle)

Given the amount of unjust suffering and unhappiness in the world, I am deeply grateful for, sometimes even perplexed by, how much misery I have been spared. (Quote by - Dennis Prager)

I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. (Quote by - Elie Wiesel)

Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

Of what worth are convictions that bring not suffering? (Quote by - Antoine de Saint-Exupery)

Even when you are out there in the middle suffering you have to appreciate a genius at work (Quote by - Brian Lara)

And there are so many people in the third world suffering so horribly right now, and we are so focused on ourselves and our culture that a lot of things are showing up in our culture that are making it impossible for us to focus on others. We're so self-focused. (Quote by - Martin Sheen)

Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. How can one blush for what one adores? (Quote by - George Sand)

Literally, the society we humans have set up and perpetuate brings about not only the suffering of some people, it can exat an incalculable cost - untimely death. (Quote by - Jason Merchey)

On September 11 2001, America felt its vulnerability even to threats that gather on the other side of the Earth. We resolved then, and we are resolved today, to confront every threat from any source that could bring sudden terror and suffering to America. (Quote by - George W. Bush)

I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable. (Quote by - Anne Morrow Lindbergh)

A thing derided is a thing dead; a laughing man is stronger than a suffering man (Quote by - Gustav Flaubert)


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