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Famous Suffering Quotations

List of Suffering Quotes

We found 317 quote(s) that contain the word Suffering.



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When suffering knocks at your door and you say there is no seat for him, he tells you not to worry because he has brought his own stool. Chinua Achebe

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History provides neither compensation for suffering nor penalties for wrong. John Acton

3

One can not love without opening oneself, and opening oneself, that's taking the risk of suffering. One does not have control. Isabelle Adjani

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Justice turns the scale, bringing to some learning through suffering. Aeschylus

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There is no disgrace in an enemy suffering ill at an enemy's hand, when you hate mutually. Aeschylus

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Wisdom comes alone through suffering. Aeschylus

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A tremendous amount of needless pain and suffering can be eliminated by ensuring that health insurance is universally available. Daniel Akaka

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Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon. Woody Allen

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People are really suffering these days. There's a lot of corporate triumph and a lot of personal despair as they wonder what are they working for. Laurie Anderson

10

I urge the Iraqi leadership for sake of its own people... to seize this opportunity and thereby begin to end the isolation and suffering of the Iraqi people. Kofi Annan

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It wasn't until we got over the self pity that we were able to accept suffering as apart of our life with Christ. A man or woman reaches this plane only when he or she ceases to be the hero. Corazon Aquino

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As far as we are concerned, we are ready to leave today, tomorrow, at any time, to join the people of Haiti, to share in their suffering, help rebuild the country, moving from misery to poverty with dignity. Jean-Bertrand Aristide

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As we all know, many people remain buried under tons of rubble and debris, waiting to be rescued. When we think of their suffering, we feel deeply and profoundly that we should be there, in Haiti, with them, trying our best to prevent death. Jean-Bertrand Aristide

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

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God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering. Saint Augustine

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One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it, unless it has been all suffering, nothing but suffering. Jane Austen

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We have lived through the flood time of fascism and of the nazism which ran its meteoric course at a cost to mankind in suffering and waste beyond all computation. Emily Greene Balch

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Coping with the demands of everyday life would be exceedingly trying if one could arrive at solutions to problems only by actually performing possible options and suffering the consequences. Albert Bandura

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Suffering isn't ennobling, recovery is. Christiaan Barnard

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The prime goal is to alleviate suffering, and not to prolong life. And if your treatment does not alleviate suffering, but only prolongs life, that treatment should be stopped. Christiaan Barnard

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An institution or reform movement that is not selfish, must originate in the recognition of some evil that is adding to the sum of human suffering, or diminishing the sum of happiness. Clara Barton

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How little remains of the man I once was, save the memory of him! But remembering is only a new form of suffering. Charles Baudelaire

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As freedom-loving people across the globe hope for an end to tyranny, we will never forget the enormous suffering of the Holocaust. Bob Beauprez

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Suffering is part of the divine idea. Henry Ward Beecher

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Nor is the suffering limited to children in developing countries. Carol Bellamy