Suffering Quotes and Sayings
A misery is not to be measured from the nature of the evil, but from the temper of the sufferer.
– Joseph Addison
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.
The salvation of the world is in man’s suffering.
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