14 Jun 2009 12:34 pm

Inspirational Quotes on Suffering:

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
~Kahlil Gibran

Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus.
~Wallace Stegner

Where there is love, there is pain.
~Spanish proverb

Knowledge by suffering entereth, And life is perfected by Death.
~Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Most wretched men Are cradled into poetry by wrong: They learn in suffering what they teach in song.
~Percy Bysshe Shelley

The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales.

To be weak is miserable Doing or suffering, but of this be sure, To do aught good never will be our task, But ever to do ill our sole delight.

A man will give up almost anything except his suffering.
~John Cleese

We are healed from suffering only by experiencing it to the full.
~Marcel Proust

To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.
~Friedrich Nietzsche

The greater the state, the more wrong and cruel its patriotism, and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded.
~Leo Tolstoy

It is by suffering that human beings become angels.
~Victor Hugo

Of what worth are convictions that bring not suffering?
~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Those whose suffering is due to love are, as we say of certain invalids, their own physicians.
~Marcel Proust

Deep, unspeakable suffering may well be called a baptism, a regeneration, the initiation into a new state.

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