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Nobody can hurt me without my permission.

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.

Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.

Paulo Coelho

No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.

Haruki Murakami

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls, the most massive characters are seared with scars.

We are never so defensless against suffering as when we love.

Sigmund Freud

Life is to be enjoyed, not endured.

Gordon B. Hinckley

The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.

I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.

If she's amazing, she won't be easy. If she's easy, she won't be amazing. If she's worth it, you wont give up. If you give up, you're not worthy. ... Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.

What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love.

Fyodor Dostoevsky

We kill at every step, not only in wars, riots and executions. We kill when we close our eyes to poverty, suffering and shame. In the same way all disrespect for life, all hard-heartedness, all indifference, all contempt is nothing else than killing.

Herman Hesse

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.

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.

I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'

Muhammad Ali

Human beings can withstand a week without water, two weeks without food, many years of homelessness, but not loneliness. It is the worst of all tortures, the worst of all sufferings.

Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun.

Alan Watts

Pain, loss and separation are inevitable on the path of love, and the only way of avoiding them is by deciding not to take that path at all. In order not to suffer, you have to renounce love. It was like putting out your own eyes in order not to see the bad things in life.

Paulo Coelho

We hate nothing that exists, not even death, suffering and dying, does not horrify our souls, as long as we learn more deeply to love.

Herman Hesse

Much of your pain is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self.

He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep, pain that cannot forget, falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.


Men cling to life even at the cost of enduring great misfortune

Why don't Jews drink? It interferes with their suffering.

Sex is better than talk...Talk is what you suffer through so you can get to sex.

Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.

Bertrand Russell

It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust.

Gratitude is a sickness suffered by dogs.

Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.

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

Jane Austen

The true end of tragedy is to purify the passions.

We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline, or the pain of regret, or disappointment.

All commend patience but none can endure to suffer.

Thomas Fuller

Learning is not child's play, we cannot learn without pain.


Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream.

Paulo Coelho

To perceive is to suffer.

God judged it better to bring good out of evil, than to suffer no evil to exist.

Saint Augustine

This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it is that they suffer more in giving them birth and are more certain that they are their own.

Life is suffering.

If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury, but if you injure him you will always remember.

Have compassion for all beings rich and poor alike, each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little.

It is by suffering that human beings become angels.

Victor Hugo

I suffer more from the humiliations inflicted by my country than from those inflicted on her.

Simone Weil

The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat.

Albert Einstein

Call not that man wretched who, whatever ills he suffers, has a child to love.

Eric Hoffer

A wise man recognizing that the world is but an illusion does not act as if it is real so he escapes the suffering.


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

Helen Keller

God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.

Saint Augustine

I don’t know how to live good. I only know how to suffer.

Bob Marley

Full fathom five thy father lies, of his bones are coral made. Those are pearls that were his eyes. Nothing of him that doth fade, but doth suffer a sea-change into something rich and strange.

William Shakespeare

There is a light in this world, a healing spirit more powerful than any darkness we may encounter. We sometimes lose sight of this force when there is suffering, too much pain. Then suddenly, the spirit will emerge through the lives of ordinary people who hear a call and answer in extraordinary ways.

Mother Teresa

It is not true that suffering ennobles the character, happiness does that sometimes, but suffering for the most part makes men petty and vindictive.

W. Somerset Maugham

Siddhartha stopped fighting his fate this very hour, and he stopped suffering.

Herman Hesse

Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.


The greater the state the more wrong and cruel its patriotism, and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded.

Leo Tolstoy

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


Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people.

Marcus Garvey

One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it, unless it has been all suffering, nothing but suffering.

Jane Austen

The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.

Leonardo da Vinci

There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.

George Eliot

Never laugh at those who suffer, suffer sometimes those who laugh.

Victor Hugo

Quite often good things have hurtful consequences. There are instances of men who have been ruined by their money, or killed by their courage.


There is no disgrace in an enemy suffering ill at an enemy's hand, when you hate mutually.


Men are so simple and yield so readily to the desires of the moment, that he who will trick will always find another who will suffer to be tricked.

Niccolo Machiavelli

For all mortals birth is suffering, ageing is suffering, sickness is suffering.

This indeed is a safe refuge, it is the refuge supreme. It is the refuge whereby one is freed from all suffering.

'Tis better to suffer wrong than do it.

Thomas Fuller

No one will dare maintain that it is better to do injustice than to bear it.


In my conscience I believe the baggage loves me, for she never speaks well of me herself, nor suffers any body else to rail at me.

William Congreve