Quotes of suffering

  1. As we all know, many people remain buried under tons of rubble and debris, waiting to be rescued. When we think of their suffering we feel deeply and profoundly that we should be there, in Haiti, with them, trying our best to prevent death. – Jean-Bertrand Aristide
  2. 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
  3. What matters in literature in the end is surely the idiosyncratic, the individual, the flavor or the color of a particular human suffering – Harold Bloom
  4. I have this helicopter crash, and I fall in love with this man who was in the crash with me. I must have been suffering from post -traumatic stress syndrome. – Christie Brinkley
  5. Punk is musical freedom. It's saying, doing and playing what you want. In Webster's terms, 'nirvana' means freedom from pain, suffering and the external world, and that's pretty close to my definition of Punk Rock. – Kurt Cobain
  6. People were already beginning to forget, what horrible suffering the war had brought them. I did not want to cause fear and panic, but to let people know how dreadful war is and so to stimulate people's powers of resistance. – Otto Dix
  7. Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies. – Erich Fromm
  8. Almost everybody is enthusiastic about the promise of biotechnology to cure disease and to relieve suffering – Leon Kass
  9. Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  10. No nation ever yet found any inconvenience from too close an inspection into the conduct of its officers, but many have been brought to ruin and reduced to slavery by suffering gradual impositions and abuses. – Edward Livingston
  11. 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
  12. If we can reduce the cost and improve the quality of medical technology through advances in nanotechnology, we can more widely address the medical conditions that are prevalent and reduce the level of human suffering – Ralph Merkle
  13. I am sure there will come a time when we are going to use AMD. The products have been getting better. The acceptance is getting better. But we have not been suffering as a company for either growth or profitability because we haven't had AMD. – Kevin Rollins
  14. Drugs are not the way to the light. They won't lead to a fairy -tale life, they lead to suffering – Layne Staley
  15. Since this war began our sympathy has gone out to all the suffering people who have been dragged into it. Further hundreds of millions have become involved since I spoke at Limerick fortnight ago. – Eamon de Valera

Usage examples for suffering

  1. " That man is suffering – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  2. He does not write in good spirits, Stephen; he has been suffering a great deal lately. – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  3. Long- suffering and loving Joe, you never complain. – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  4. His cousin Lella M'Barka Bent Djellab was with us,- very ill and suffering but brave. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  5. " You are suffering you are ill," he said. – The Light of Scarthey by Egerton Castle
  6. For all that, I can guard against Helen suffering actual hardship. – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  7. Without a head nothing could be done with the sick and the suffering for without a head there is no thinking. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  8. " Do you mean that you have been suffering from this all this time? – Girls of the Forest by L. T. Meade
  9. But he had to be faced, and the pair went down into the drawing- room with a long- suffering expression on their faces. – At Love's Cost by Charles Garvice
  10. Each in the other, Dorothy and she recognized suffering and in a very few moments every thing was arranged between them. – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  11. Now it was the idea that only Jeanne really loved him, that only Jeanne suffered through his suffering – The Saint by Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer
  12. One might almost think you were suffering from an unhappy love- affair. – The Red Room by August Strindberg
  13. Some chegoes have got into your feet, and if they are not taken out quickly they will cause you a great deal of suffering – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  14. " You can imagine now," he said, " what I have been suffering – A Maker of History by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  15. She was learning fast to- day in the book of human passion, suffering and sin. – Outpost by J.G. Austin
  16. Why, sir, how many suffering people there must be in this land! – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  17. I think he loved me, so that he took the shame and the suffering and the prison to save me. – Darrel of the Blessed Isles by Irving Bacheller
  18. " You would not be sorry if you knew why I am suffering he muttered. – Quick Action by Robert W. Chambers
  19. He is suffering to- day, and I wanted to save him the longer walk. – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  20. It was a sad mistake for the poor fellows, and brought a great deal of suffering upon themselves and others. – The Freedmen's Book by Lydia Maria Child