Suffering Quotes and Sayings
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
Suffering needs time. It cannot survive in the now.
– Eckhart Tolle
Fire tests gold, suffering tests brave men.
We come to the end of suffering, through suffering.
– T. Scott McLeod
After all, what is suffering but an awareness of suffering?
– Nancy Farmer
Suffering is universal. It’s the one thing Buddhists, Christians, and Muslims are all worried about.
– John Green
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
Living is suffering, Billy. Now give your mom a nice big hug.
– Dash Shaw
Few suffer more than those who refuse to forgive themselves.
– Mike Norton
Human is a suffered mind but an enlightened soul.
– Santosh Kalwar
No one is ever holy without suffering.
– Evelyn Waugh
If pain doesn’t lead to humility, you have wasted your suffering.
– Katerina Stoykova Klemer
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
Don’t look forward to the day you stop suffering, because when it comes you’ll know you’re dead.
– Tennessee Williams
Our past may explain why we’re suffering but we must not use it as an excuse to stay in bondage.
– Joyce Meyer
We do not suffer by accident.
– Jane Austen