Suffering Quotes

Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead.

Les Brown

All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.

Helen Keller

The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.

Ben Okri

You must submit to supreme suffering in order to discover the completion of joy.

John Calvin

He who suffers much will know much

Greek proverb

We are healed of a suffering only by experiencing it in full.

Marcel Proust

It is a glorious thing to be indifferent to suffering, but only to one's own suffering.

Robert Lynd

To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.

Roberta Flack

For suffering and enduring there is no remedy, but striving and doing.

Thomas Carlyle

If suffer we must, let's suffer on the heights.

Victor Hugo

People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.

Thich Nhat Hanh

An unquestioned mind is the world of suffering.

Byron Katie

Suffering is everywhere. Don't ever think it isn't. So are miracles. Don't ever think they aren't.


Suffering is not good for the soul, unless it teaches you to stop suffering

Jane Roberts

Suffering is permanent, obscure and dark, And shares the nature of infinity

William Wordsworth

What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless.


What is the noble truth of suffering? Birth is suffering, ageing is suffering and sorrow and lamentation, pain, grief and despair are suffering.


Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.


I can sympathize with everything, except suffering.

Oscar Wilde

What was hard to suffer is sweet to remember.


The sufferings that fate inflicts on us should be borne with patience, what enemies inflict with manly courage.


One of the greatest sources of suffering is to have an inborn sense of honor

De Casseres

But there is suffering in life, and there are defeats. No one can avoid them. But it's better to lose some of the battles in the struggles for your dreams than to be defeated without ever knowing what you're fighting for.

Paulo Coelho

We are healed of a suffering only by expressing it to the full.

Marcel Proust

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : January 13, 2014
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