Favorite Quotations ~† Suffering YOU: The Owner's Manual

"Without the bitterest suffering, we cannot rise above others." ~ Chinese Proverb

War: first one hopes to win; then one expects the enemy to lose; then, one is satisfied that he too is suffering; in the end, one is surprised that everyone has lost. ~ Karl Kraus

Suffer all, and conquer all. ~ John Wesley

Much of our suffering is useless: it is unknowingly created by us through unenlightened, unintelligent use of our human capacities. ~ Chartes T. Tart

If you are able to explain suffering, a man once told him, you weren't really there. ~ Barry Hannah

How vivid is the suffering of the few when the people are few and how the suffering of nameless millions in two world wars is blurred over by numbers. ~ Edwin Way Teale

The salvation of the world is in man's suffering. ~ William Faulkner

If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive. ~ Elbert G. Hubbard

It is not suffering as such that is most deeply feared, but suffering that degrades. ~ Susan Sontag

It requires more courage to suffer than to die. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile. ~ Sting

Donít sidestep suffering. You have to go through it to get where youíre going. ~ Katherine Anne Porter

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