Suffering Quotes and Sayings

Only through suffering do we learn.
Aeschylus

A misery is not to be measured from the nature of the evil, but from the temper of the sufferer.
Joseph Addison

Millions of people are suffering: they want to be loved but they don’t know how to love.
Osho

Nobody can tell what I suffer! But it is always so. Those who do not complain are never pitied.
Jane Austen

A psychiatrist does not want you to wake up. He tells you to dream some more, to find the pond and pour more tears into it. And really, he’s just another bird drinking from your misery.
Amy Tan

In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in which those who have to think or suffer darkly take refuge.
Colette

Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight.
Albert Schweitzer

All suffering is caused by ignorance. People inflict pain on others in the selfish pursuit of their own happiness or satisfaction.
Dalai Lama

Pain & suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart. The really great men must, I think, have great sadness on earth.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Do not ask who has caused me to suffer but who I can help to be free from suffering.

The root of suffering is attachment.
Buddha

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself, and that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams.
Paulo Coelho

Sufferings don’t kill you but make you stronger.

Submitted by: Samuel Ahamba

Love of God is pure when joy and suffering inspire an equal degree of gratitude.
– Simone Weil

Wisdom comes through suffering.
Aeschylus

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