Behold the man who shields his family from all suffering. Has not his body become a willing vessel for affliction? Without good men to hold it up, the family house will fall when misfortune descends.
Nothing is more seductive for man than his freedom of conscience. But nothing is a greater cause of suffering.
- Fyodor M. Dostoevsky
Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.
- Paulo Coelho
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
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
We are never so defenceless against suffering as when we love.
- Sigmund Freud
The word ‘happiness’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
- Carl Gustav Jung
To have become a deeper man is the privilege of those who have suffered.
- Oscar Wilde
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
- Woody Allen
...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
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