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" Above all things let us never forget that mankind constitutes one great brotherhood; all born to encounter suffering and sorrow, and therefore bound to sympathize with each other. "
" Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering. "
" Acceptance of one's life has nothing to do with resignation; it does not mean running away from the struggle. On the contrary, it means accepting it as it comes, with all the handicaps of heredity, of suffering, of psychological complexes and injustices. "
" A cold in the head causes less suffering than an idea. "
" A compassionate heart will lift you out of the pain and suffering of your own world because it knows that everyone is doing the best they can, given their state of consciousness and the histories they're dragging behind them. "
" Acting is wonderful therapy for people. Instead of suffering for yourself, someone will do it for you. "
" Afghan women, as a group, I think their suffering has been equaled by very few other groups in recent world history. "
" A filmmaker doesn't have to suffer to show suffering. You just have to understand it. You don't have to die to shoot a death scene. "
" After so much suffering, after enduring so much sacrifice, sanctioned and embraced by our people, what is it that the people of East Timor expect as a result of independence? "
Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao
" Alleviation of suffering is my fundamental principle. "
" All of our energy should be in sacrifice and services. Suffering, at least. "
" All of us in society are supposed to believe that cruelty to animals is wrong and that it is a good thing to prevent needless suffering. So if that is true, how can meat be acceptable under any but the most extraordinary circumstances, such as perhaps roasting the bird who died flying into a window? "
" All religions are designed to teach us how to live, joyfully, serenely, and kindly, in the midst of suffering. "
" All the suffering, stress, and addiction comes from not realizing you already are what you are looking for. "
" All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming. "
" All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do. "
" Almost everybody is enthusiastic about the promise of biotechnology to cure disease and to relieve suffering. "
" A lot of compelling stories in the world aren't being told, and the fact that people don't know about them compounds the suffering. "
" Although attracted by the humanities, I had chosen medicine as a career, seduced by the image of the 'man in white' dispensing care and solace to the suffering. But science was lurking around the corner, in the form of an unpaid student assistantship in the laboratory of physiology. "
Christian de Duve
" Although I'm perceived as very optimistic and upbeat, it comes out of being the opposite of that - feeling isolated or lonely, looking for meaning and the kinds of things that ease that suffering in life, and finding them in large-scale social interaction, like theater and games. "
" Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it. "
" A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears. "
Michel de Montaigne
" A man will give up almost anything except his suffering. "
" A man will renounce any pleasures you like but he will not give up his suffering. "
" American folk songs were about tragedy, right? They were about suffering and tragedy, and a lot of my songs are about that, even though they were misunderstood. "
" Americans are blessed with great plenty; we are a generous people and we have a moral obligation to assist those who are suffering from poverty, disease, war and famine. "
" Americans are suffering so much from being in unrewarding environments that it has made us very cynical. I think that American suburbia has become a powerful generator of anxiety and depression. "
James Howard Kunstler
" An artist has to go to every extreme, to stretch his sensibility through excess and suffering in order to feel and to communicate more. "
" And of course, we know that opportunity lies outside the reach of some of our people. We don't need flowery words about inequality to tell us that, and we don't need a party that has led while poverty and hunger rose to record levels to give us lectures about suffering. "
" And there are so many people in the third world suffering so horribly right now, and we are so focused on ourselves and our culture that a lot of things are showing up in our culture that are making it impossible for us to focus on others. We're so self-focused. "
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