Suffering Quotes

But you cannot expect every writer to dwell on human suffering. I think my books do deal with grave issues. People who say they are too positive probably haven't read them. Alexander McCall Smith

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If the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is to live, our babies must live. Our mothers must choose life. If we refuse to answer the cry of mercy from the unborn, and ignore the suffering of the mothers, then we are signing our own death warrants. Alveda King

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The violent rioting that is sometimes now being called protesting - it makes the emotions so high that you almost cannot see the insults and injuries that are the people are suffering. Alveda King

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A lot of compelling stories in the world aren't being told, and the fact that people don't know about them compounds the suffering. Anderson Cooper

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Being a Jew, one learns to believe in the reality of cruelty and one learns to recognize indifference to human suffering as a fact. Andrea Dworkin

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Wisdom comes alone through suffering. Aeschylus

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Coping with the demands of everyday life would be exceedingly trying if one could arrive at solutions to problems only by actually performing possible options and suffering the consequences. Albert Bandura

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Above all things let us never forget that mankind constitutes one great brotherhood; all born to encounter suffering and sorrow, and therefore bound to sympathize with each other. Albert Pike

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I live making comics. Comics is an industrial art but less suffering, because comics are for young people who are more adventurous. I do that. I live off comics, and then I write books, but when you want movies, you cannot make movies without money. Alejandro Jodorowsky

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Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor. Alexis Carrel

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I have a collective sense of suffering. Alice Walker

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I see myself in all the people in the world who are suffering and who are very badly treated and who are often made to feel that they have no place on this Earth. Alice Walker

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What breaks my heart is suffering of any kind. Too often, our world is divisive and cruel where it needs to be uniting and loving. Alicia Keys

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When we're dealing with the people in our family - no matter how annoying or gross they may be, no matter how self-inflicted their suffering may appear, no matter how afflicted they are with ignorance, prejudice or nose hairs - we give from the deepest parts of ourselves. Anne Lamott

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Experience is the extract of suffering. Arthur Helps

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Suffering by nature or chance never seems so painful as suffering inflicted on us by the arbitrary will of another. Arthur Schopenhauer

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I read God's word when I am not suffering. And then I don't have to all of a sudden establish this habit when I am hurting. Anne Graham Lotz

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Pacifism as a mass movement aims to avoid suffering; pacifists often say that no cause is worth suffering or dying for. The ethos of Solidarity is based on an opposite premise - that there are causes worth suffering and dying for. Adam Michnik

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We don't have a major problem right now in our country, and life is normal. Things like unemployment, which the youth are suffering from, and the rate of inflation - these are chronic conditions and we have to solve them. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

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It is heartrending to read the entries in many an old family Bible - the records of suffering, distress, and blasted hopes. Alice Morse Earle

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Righteous is the one who was able to demonstrate compassion in face of human suffering. Aleksander Kwasniewski

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Opium teaches only one thing, which is that aside from physical suffering, there is nothing real. Andre Malraux

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Is the patience of the American people that long suffering? Is there no outrage left in the country? Andrew Greeley

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Four years of world war, at a cost in human suffering which our minds are mercifully too limited to imagine, led to the very clear realization that international anarchy must be abandoned if civilization was to survive. Arthur Henderson

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He's suffering from Politicians' Logic. Something must be done, this is something, therefore we must do it. Antony Jay

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The film itself involves a New York City radio storyteller, Gabriel Noone, who strikes up a friendship with one of his fans, an abused 14-year-old teenager who is suffering from AIDS, who does not have much longer to live. Armistead Maupin

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In fact, this is a blackmail of the terrorists at the expense of the suffering of the hostages. Alberto Fujimori

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Unless and until our society recognizes cyber bullying for what it is, the suffering of thousands of silent victims will continue. Anna Maria Chavez

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I don't look at myself as suffering. A. J. Langer

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There is no love without suffering. Arielle Dombasle

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