Suffering Quotes and Sayings
Sufferings don’t kill you but make you stronger.
The end of suffering does not justify the suffering, and so there is no end to suffering.
- Jonathan Safran Foer
Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you.
My heart is afraid that it will have to suffer.
- Paulo Coelho
Only two things can reveal life’s great secrets: suffering and love.
- Paulo Coelho
Without suffering, there’d be no compassion.
- Nicholas Sparks
The salvation of the world is in man’s suffering.
If I am the chief of sinners, I am the chief of sufferers also.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
Without hope, there is no despair. There is only meaningless suffering.
- D. Morgenstern
Alas! we must suffer ourselves before we can feel for others.
- Émile Gaboriau
Suffering provides the gym equipment on which my faith can be exercised.
- Joni Eareckson Tada
Suffering so someone else didn’t have to suffer. Sacrificing your body for someone else’s well being.
- Jodi Picoult
Nothing eases suffering like human touch.
- Bobby Fischer
Suffering needs time. It cannot survive in the now.
- Eckhart Tolle
Fire tests gold, suffering tests brave men.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Suffering is one of life’s great teachers.
- Bryant McGill
You will bring yourself the suffering you need to bring yourself so that you may awaken.
- T. Scott McLeod
We come to the end of suffering, through suffering.
- T. Scott McLeod
After all, what is suffering but an awareness of suffering?
- Nancy Farmer
Sometimes it takes great suffering to pierce the soul and open it up to greatness.
- Jocelyn Murray
Suffering is universal. It’s the one thing Buddhists, Christians, and Muslims are all worried about.
- John Green
Suffering is due to our disconnection with the inner soul. Meditation is establishing that connection.
- Amit Ray
It is when suffering finds a voice and sets our nerves quivering that this pity comes troubling us.
- H.G. Wells
As long as one suffers one lives.
- Graham Greene
It’s necessary to use suffering. Otherwise, one is used by it.
- Natalie Clifford Barney
Suffering is part and parcel of extensive intelligence and a feeling heart.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The only thing suffering teaches us is that we are capable of suffering.
- Melvin Jules Bukiet
Living is suffering, Billy. Now give your mom a nice big hug.
- Dash Shaw
Suffering ceases to be suffering when we form a clear picture of it.
- Richard Paul Evans
Suffering is a part of real life lesson.
- Toba Beta
Few suffer more than those who refuse to forgive themselves.
- Mike Norton
Human is a suffered mind but an enlightened soul.
- Santosh Kalwar
Love of God is pure when joy and suffering inspire an equal degree of gratitude.
- Simone Weil
No one is ever holy without suffering.
- Evelyn Waugh
If pain doesn’t lead to humility, you have wasted your suffering.
- Katerina Stoykova Klemer
Suffering usually relates to wanting things to be different from the way they are.
- Allan Lokos
Great souls suffer in silence.
- Friedrich von Schiller
I hope suffering don’t exist.
- David Levithan
The suffering of a loved one was in many ways worse than one’s one suffering because it left one feeling so very helpless.
- Mary Balogh
Suffering is humbling. It pays to know how to get your butt kicked.
- Christopher McDougall