Suffering Quotes and Sayings
Depression is a prison where you are both the suffering prisoner and the cruel jailer.
Suffering is due to our disconnection with the inner soul. Meditation is establishing that connection.
– Amit Ray
I say unto you that suffering is not holding you, you are holding suffering….
– Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
Never stop just because you feel defeated. The journey to the other side is attainable only after great suffering.
– Santosh Kalwar
Sometimes it takes great suffering to pierce the soul and open it up to greatness.
– Jocelyn Murray
If we are to grow in love, the prisons of our egoism must be unlocked. This implies suffering, constant effort and repeated choices.
– Jean Vanier
Suffering teaches joy.
– Sonia Rumzi
Do not ask who has caused me to suffer but who I can help to be free from suffering.
Suffering is a part of real life lesson.
– Toba Beta
Anything was better than nothing. Half- full was better than empty. Ignorance was the lowest form of humiliation and suffering.
– Becca Fitzpatrick
The only thing suffering teaches us is that we are capable of suffering.
– Melvin Jules Bukiet
Sometimes one has suffered enough to have the right to never say: I am too happy.
– Alexandre Dumas
Only two things can reveal life’s great secrets: suffering and love.
– Paulo Coelho
Better suffer the pain of Discipline, than to suffer the pain of Regret.
Suffering usually relates to wanting things to be different from the way they are.
– Allan Lokos
My heart is afraid that it will have to suffer.
– Paulo Coelho
Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you.
Love of God is pure when joy and suffering inspire an equal degree of gratitude.
– Simone Weil
The root of suffering is attachment.
Don’t look forward to the day you stop suffering, because when it comes you’ll know you’re dead.
– Tennessee Williams
Alas! we must suffer ourselves before we can feel for others.
– Émile Gaboriau
Few suffer more than those who refuse to forgive themselves.
– Mike Norton
Perhaps watching someone you love suffer can teach you even more than suffering yourself can.
– Dodie Smith
Without hope, there is no despair. There is only meaningless suffering.
– D. Morgenstern
If you suffer and make your loved ones suffer, there is nothing that can justify your desire.
– Thich Nhat Hanh