Suffering Life Quotes

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Marc Bekoff
“Human beings are a part of the animal kingdom, not apart from it. The separation of "us" and "them" creates a false picture and is responsible for much suffering. It is part of the in-group/out-group mentality that leads to human oppression of the weak by the strong as in ethic, religious, political, and social conflicts.”
Marc Bekoff, Animals Matter: A Biologist Explains Why We Should Treat Animals with Compassion and Respect

Nathaniel Hawthorne
“In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvelous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it.”
Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter

تركي الحمد
“من لا يعاني ، تصبح كلماته مجرد جمع من حروف لا معنى له ، حتى و إن كان هذا الجمع عقد من الجواهر الفريد”
تركي الحمد, الكراديب

Amit Ray
“Yoga is the process of eliminating pain – pain form the body, mind and the society.”
Amit Ray, Yoga The Science of Well-Being

Steven Magee
“We live in truly unbelievable times. Autism is an epidemic in most western
countries, western governments are nothing more than corrupt corporations, and corporations are
routinely suppressing information regarding the toxicity of many common household items. The result
is that many people are unnecessarily suffering from easily preventable developmental problems,
sickness and cancer.”
Steven Magee

“Every unpleasant worldly experience in life exposes our sensitive nervous systems to painful phenomena. Despite all the beer commercial advertisement slogans urging us to live with gusto, life is unavoidably painful. Life is a battering ram that inflicts trauma upon human beings. People blunt the traumatic force of enduring a lifetime of pain, fearfulness, and unremitted anguish and boredom with religion, sex, booze, drugs, fantasy, and other indulgent acts and forms acts of escapism.”
Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

Gregory David Roberts
“But survival means more than simply being alive. It's not just the body that must survive a jail term: the spirit and the will and the heart have to make it through as well. If any one of them is broken or destroyed, the man whose living body walks through the gate, at the end of his sentence, can't be said to have survived it.”
Gregory David Roberts, Shantaram

Dale Carnegie
“A blow that would kill a civilized man soon heals on a savage. The higher we go in the scale of life, the greater is the capacity for suffering.”
Dale Breckenridge Carnegie, The Art of Public Speaking

Jocelyn Soriano
“How do you wipe away pain? You don’t. You put in tenderness, compassion and joy. You cling to hope and then you offer everything to God. And you wait, with faith you see all things anew – light shines out from darkness, happiness grows through every pain, and all things become indeed so very beautiful in His time.”
Jocelyn Soriano, 366 Days of Compassion: One Year Devotional

Jocelyn Soriano
“The deepest wounds of the soul are healed only by compassion... People do not merely need to be clothed, they need to be embraced with love. A love that enters into their own fears and frailty, a love that suffers with them and stays with them through their darkest hour.”
Jocelyn Soriano, 366 Days of Compassion: One Year Devotional

“Fateful encounters with a cruel world reveal our character. No human is immune from heartbreaking loss. Regardless of our socioeconomic status, eventually everybody shall suffer a grievous personal loss, a body blow that inflicts pain of inexpressible magnitude.”
Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

“A life of hardship and personal suffering is unavoidable. A person must endure many humiliations of the mind and body, and expect persons whom they trusted to someday betray them. People inevitably witness the death of their loved ones. We also witness acts of depravity committed by criminals that lurk in every society and rouge acts of scandal committed by government officials in charge of the public welfare. A person must nonetheless resist personal discouragement, sadness, dejection, and despondency. I must reach an accord with pain, suffering, and anguish, or forevermore be tortured by reality while constantly seeking to escape from the inescapable agony of being.”
Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

“The impeccable watchmaker geared the noble self to suffer. The ineluctable part of being human is perpetual sorrow, grief, and misery. Suffering is part of living. Life begins joyously and regretfully ends in tragedy. The cold realities of the world triumphantly crush each one of us. Between birth and death is comedic conjugation, the haunting prelude to the end of the self.”
Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

“Boredom and ineffective attempts to escape tedium are the perpetual lot of humankind.”
Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The benefits often outweigh the suffering. Never concentrate on the pain, focus on the reward.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

“No person can escape the germs of their eventual deterioration and destruction. A round-table of physical breakdown and death awaits the rich person and the poor person, as well as the common people and world leaders. The skulls of noble men and savages alike litter the streets of ancient cities. Modern humans live longer than the ancient people did, but eventually we all succumb to the same wretched infirmities.”
Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

Yann Martel
“The indifference of the many, combined with the active hatred of the few, has sealed the fate of animals.”
Yann Martel

“Suffering is an essential component of life. No person escapes suffering, which is indivisible from life itself. Suffering is what places in in contact with the self; it is what allows us to understand the spiritual nature behind our existence.”
Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

“A person must face the root cause of their relentless personal pain. Irrespective of whatever bricks buttress our youthful personal philosophy, pain avoidance, and pain therapy are likely two of its foundation stones.”
Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

Jocelyn Soriano
“There at the cross, we see all pain and darkness conquered in such a way that it is defeated forever. Not by disregarding it. Not by denying it. But by giving value even to our tears. By loving everything about us, including our very worst hurts.”
Jocelyn Soriano, 366 Days of Compassion: One Year Devotional

“We are made of flesh that bruises and bleeds, bones that break, and a mind that is susceptible to wild mood swings.”
Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

“The only way to be free from all the sufferings of life is the attainment of self-knowledge, there is no other way.”
Shiva Negi

“With wrong people, there has to be a choice, to stay with them and go down with them or reject them and suffer alone.”

Bangambiki Habyarimana
“Even suffering when wrapped in love, seems tolerable.”
Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom

“Fate demands that we continue suffering, until we willingly seek out and discover the sacred path of righteousness. Until we surrender to the sameness of life, we are unable to experience the absolute ground zero of reality. Only by surrendering our desires, by readjusting our consciousness to a state undefined, unbound, and unmotivated by passion and desire, will we experience life transformed.”
Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

“Self-deception and vanity are grievous sin. The ego is the cause of all human suffering. We suffer from life only when we fail to examine the cause of our sorrow. Letting go of destructive illusions and freeing oneself from egotism of self-pity enables a person to sense the rich intertexture of their inner world, which is the only facet of reality that we exercise exclusive dominion and control.”
Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

“A person whom is dissatisfied with the existing constitution of the self might wish to eradicate the self. A spiritual death can take the form of either physical death or a metaphorical death in the form of a premeditated ego death. An intentional ego death entails consciously deconstructing oneself in an effort to reconstruct a new personage. An ego death must precede the birthing of a robust personality that is equally comfortable with the knuckle busting effort that a life well lived entails.”
Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

Romain Gary
“I too have often felt the need to understand it all; but I know my limits. In my life I've done more suffering than thinking — though I believe one understands better that way.”
Romain Gary, The Roots of Heaven

“By wanting the things that you don’t have, in order to be happy, you are not trying to end the suffering you have, you are simply trying to rationalize it. When you have those things, you will realize your suffering did not end. Only the reasons for it have changed.”
Cave Man, Modern Human's Handbook

Eric Overby
“Times of suffering will come, use them
To grow into a better version of yourself.
Use the dirt to grow flowers. Let the storm water them. Watch them grow in the sunshine.”
Eric Overby, Legacy

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