It's easy to look at people and make quick judgements about them, their present and their pasts, but you'd be amazed at the pain and tears a single smile hides. What a person shows to the world is only one tiny facet of the iceburg hidden from sight. And more often then not, it's lined with cracks and scars that go all the way to the foundation of their soul.
- Sherrilyn Kenyon
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
It is impossible to suffer without making someone pay for it; every complaint already contains revenge.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
Nothing is more seductive for man than his freedom of conscience. But nothing is a greater cause of suffering.
- Fyodor M. Dostoevsky
All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.
- Helen Keller
...when I think of you it's with tears, because no one else has such delicate hands that can reach into my soul and calm my fears...
- John Geddes
I believe there are more urgent and honorable occupations than the incomparable waste of time we call suffering.
The word ‘happiness’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
- Carl Gustav Jung
When is life an evil? When it offers a man nothing but suffering and pain.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
There is nothing wrong with God’s creation. Mystery and suffering only exist in the mind.
- Ramana Maharshi
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