Suffering Quotes

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.
Helen Kelle
Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
Helen Kelle

Helen kelle - character can not be developed in ease and quiet....
The barb in the arrow of childhood suffering is this its intense loneliness, its intense ignorance.
Akhenaton
One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it unless it has all been suffering, nothing but suffering.
Jane Austen
Simone weil - misfortunes leave wounds which bleed drop by drop...

We mortals with immortal minds are only born for sufferings and joys, and one could almost say that the most excellent receive joy through sufferings.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Who will tell whether one happy moment of love, or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.
Erich Fromm
We cannot live, suffer or die for somebody else, for suffering is too precious to be shared.
Edward Dahlberg
The function of socialism is to raise suffering to a higher level.
Norman Maile
I am bigger than anything that can happen to me. All these things, sorrow, misforturne, and suffering, are outside my door. I am in the house, and I have the key.
Charles Fletcher Lummis
Man can live far from God - - Not outside God. God is wherever we are. Even in suffering? Even in suffering.
Elie Wiesel, The Perils of Indifference
A very large amount of human suffering and frustration is caused by the fact that many men and women are not content to be the sort of beings that God has made them, but try to persuade themselves that they are really beings of some different kind.
Eric Mascall
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
La Rochefoucauld
No matter how long we exist, we have our memories. Points in time which time itself cannot erase. Suffering may distort my backward glances, but even to suffering, some memories will yield nothing of ther beauty or their splendor. Rather they remain as hard as gems.
Anne Rice, "Blood and Gold".
The sufferings that fate inflicts on us should be borne with patience, what enemies inflict with manly courage.
Thucydides
Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.
Helen Kelle
I cannot believe that the inscrutable universe turns on an axis of suffering surely the strange beauty of the world must somewhere rest on pure joy.
Louise Bogan
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
What actions are most excellent? To gladden the heart of human beings, to feed the hungry, to help the afflicted, to lighten the sorrow of the sorrowful, and to remove the sufferings of the injured.
Prophet Mohammad
We are healed from suffering only by experiencing it to the full.
Marcel Proust
That man is good who does good to others if he suffers on account of the good he does, he is very good if he suffers at the hands of those to whom he has done good, then his goodness is so great that it could be enhanced only by greater sufferings and if he should die at their hands, his virtue can go no further it is heroic, it is perfect.
La Bruyere
But penance need not be paid in suffering... It can be paid in forward motion. Correcting the mistake is a positive move, a nurturing move.
Barbara Hall, A Summons to New Orleans, 2000
We live in an age when to be young and indifferent can no longer be synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.
Benjamin Disraeli
You cannot do wrong without suffering wrong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are three rings involved with marriage. The engagement ring, the wedding ring, and the suffering.
Woody Allen
Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.
Yoda, Character in the Star Wars Saga
Whenever evil befalls us, we ought to ask ourselves, after the first suffering, how we can turn it into good. So shall we take occasion, from one bitter root, to raise perhaps many flowers.
Leigh Hunt
A poet is an unhappy being whose heart it torn by secret sufferings, but whose lips are so strangely formed that when the sighs and the cries escape them, they sound like beautiful music... and then people crowd about the poet and say to him: Sing for us soon again; that is as much as to say. May new sufferings torment your soul.
Soren Kierkegaard
A cold in the head cause less suffering than an idea.
Jules Renard
You desire to know the art of living, my friend It is contained in one phrase make use of suffering.
Henri Frdric Amiel
We are suffering from too much sarcasm.
Marianne Moore
Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.
Benjamin Disraeli
Time lost is time when we have not lived a full human life, time unenriched by experience, creative endeavor, enjoyment, and suffering.
Dietrich Bonhoeffe
Many people have died for their beliefs? The real courage is living and suffering for what you believe.
Christopher Paolini, Author of Eragon and Eldest. Quote from Eragon.
Pain is inevitable suffering is optional.
Unknown
To endure the cross is not tragedy it is the suffering which is the fruit of an exclusive allegiance to Jesus Christ.
Dietrich Bonhoeffe
Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering.
Yoda, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
Man is sometimes extraordinarily, passionately, in love with suffering.
Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.
Thich Nhat Hanh