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  • Whether we eat, sleep, work, play, whatever we do life contains dissatisfaction, pain. If we enjoy pleasure, we are afraid to lose it; we strive for more and more pleasure or try to contain it. If we suffer pain we want to escape it. We experience dissatisfaction all the time. All activities contain dissatisfaction or pain, continuously.

    Pain   Sleep   Play  
    Chogyam Trungpa (2010). “Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism”, p.179, Shambhala Publications
  • To take estrogen or not to take estrogen: That is the question. Whether 'tis nobler to abstain and suffer The sweat and puddles of outrageous flashes Or to take arms against a sea of mood swings, And by opposing end them? To die: to sleep; No more; at first the studies say 'twill end The heart attacks and thousand bouts of bloat That flesh is heir to, 'tis a true confusion - For then they say 'twill cause us all to die Perchance from breast cancer; ay, there's the rub; For who can dream or even sleep while worrying about What doctors might be saying come next week?

    Dream   Cancer   Heart  
  • No true search for enlightenment ignores the suffering of other sentient beings. Ever. We simply need to create a way to address that suffering while remaining in a blissful center.

  • ...a private who loses a rifle suffers far greater consequences than a general who loses a war.

    "A failure in generalship". May 1, 2007.
  • We often suffer more from our fears, than from the dangers of our situation.

    Fear   Suffering   Danger  
  • I think the twenty-first century happened, basically. That this century started on 9/11. And basically, it's been a century of counter reaction to globalization and the meritocracy. And a good century for 72 nations have gotten more authoritarian. We've had Brexit. We have Le Pen rising in France. We've just got a lot of these types all around the world. And the people who are suffering from globalization and the meritocracy are saying, "No more. You know, we get a voice too."

  • There are times when we suffer innocently at other people’s hands. When that occurs, we are victims of injustice. But that injustice happens on a horizontal plane. No one ever suffers injustice on the vertical plane. That is, no one ever suffers unjustly in terms of his or her relationship with God. As long as we bear the guilt of sin, we cannot protest that God is unjust in allowing us to suffer.

    Hands   Long   People  
  • It takes four angels to oversee an apocalypse: a recorder to make the book that would be scripture in the new world; a preserver to comfort and save those selected to be the first generation; an accuser to remind them why they suffer; and a destroyer to revoke the promise of survival and redemption, and to teach them the awful truth about furious sheltering grace.

    Book   Angel   Grace  
    Chris Adrian (2012). “The Children's Hospital”, p.32, Granta Books
  • Affliction, like the iron-smith, shapes as it smites.

    Christian Nestell Bovee (1871). “Summaries of Thought”
  • The only valid cure for any kind of depression is the acceptance of real suffering. To climb out of it any other way is simply laying the foundation for the next depression.

    Helen M. Luke (2011). “The Way of Woman: Awakening the Perennial Feminine”, p.82, Image
  • 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 havent read them.

    Book   Thinking   Issues  
  • Let the American youth never forget, that they possess a noble inheritance, bought by the toils, and sufferings, and blood of their ancestors; and capacity, if wisely improved, and faithfully guarded, of transmitting to their latest posterity all the substantial blessings of life, the peaceful enjoyment of liberty, property, religion, and independence.

  • When someone says to us, as Thich Nhat Hanh suggests, "Darling, I care about your suffering," a deep healing begins.

    Pain   Grief   Healing  
    Tara Brach (2012). “Radical Acceptance: Awakening the Love that Heals Fear and Shame”, p.202, Random House
  • The mind is sicker than the sick body; in contemplation of its sufferings it becomes hopeless. [Lat., Corpore sed mens est aegro magis aegra; malique In circumspectu stat sine fine sui.]

    Sick   Mind   Suffering  
  • Nothing fills me with deeper sadness than to see a Southern man apologizing for the defense we made of our inheritance. Our cause was so just, so sacred, that had I known all that has come to pass, had I known what was to be inflicted upon me, all that my country was to suffer, all that our posterity was to endure, I would do it all over again.

    Country   Sadness   Men  
  • Patients rarely die of the disease from which they suffer. Secondary or terminal infections are the real cause of death.

    St. Bartholomew's Hospital Reports 52: 39 (1916)
  • In very clear and available language, this book details how to recognize the inner critic and how to deal effectively with it. Byron Brown's presentation is useful for any individual who wishes to be free from the inner suffering and coercion of this ancient foe of our humanity, but it is specifically directed to those interested and engaged in the inner journey toward realization and enlightenment.

    Book   Journey   Humanity  
  • He who doesn't get rid of the I won't be able to avoid suffering the same way that someone who doesn't get apart from fire can't avoid being burn.

    Fire   Suffering   Able  
  • You are locked into your suffering and your pleasures are the seal.

    Song: Stories Of The Street, Album: Songs of Leonard Cohen, 1967
  • This is why for thousands of years Christians have found the cross to be so central to life. It speaks to us of God's suffering, God's pain, God's broken heart. It's God making the first move and then waiting for our response.

    Christian   Pain   Moving  
    Rob Bell (2010). “Sex God”, p.75, Harper Collins
  • Most people tire of a lecture in ten minutes; clever people can do it in five. Sensible people never go to lectures at all. But the people who do go to a lecture and who get tired of it, presently hold it as a sort of grudge against the lecturer personally. In reality his sufferings are worse than theirs.

    Clever   Tired   Reality  
    Stephen Leacock (2014). “My Discovery of England”, p.101, The Floating Press
  • An artist needs to live to create, and to live means to suffer.

    Mean   Artist   Suffering  
    "Portrait of the artist: Joe Wright, film director". Interview with Sarah Phillips, August 22, 2011.
  • The next time you are called to suffer, pay attention. It may be the closest you'll ever get to God.

    Max Lucado (2011). “No Wonder They Call Him the Savior -: Discover Hope in the Unlikeliest Place?Upon the Cross”, p.107, Thomas Nelson Inc
  • Reality is no less precious if it presents itself to someone else. All are discoverers, and if we disenfranchise any, all suffer.

    Reality   Suffering   Ifs  
  • Vice has more martyrs than virtue; and it often happens that men suffer more to be lost than to be saved.

    Men   Suffering   Vices  
    Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.), Charles Caleb Colton (1861). “Lord Chesterfield's advice to his son on men and manners. To which are added, selections from Colton's 'Lacon'.”, p.246
  • Compassion is to share the pain without sharing the suffering.

  • Katagiri Roshi says: "Poor artists. They suffer very much. They finish a masterpiece and they are not satisfied. They want to go on and do another." Yes, but it's better to go on and do another if you have the urge than to start drinking and become alcoholic or eat a pound of good fudge and get fat.

    Natalie Goldberg (2016). “Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within”, p.52, Shambhala Publications
  • cruelty to animals is contrary to man's duty to himself, because it deadens in him the feeling of sympathy for their sufferings, and thus a natural tendency that is very useful to morality in relation to other human beings is weakened.

  • Once self-killing is an acceptable answer, how do you logically limit it to the dying? What about the disabled, who may live longer and suffer more?

    Self   Suffering   Dying  
  • All around the United States of America - in the cities and the counties - our public education is suffering and has been suffering. Cuts, cuts, cuts.

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