Archive for the 'Suffering Quotes' Category

“A taste for irony has…” Jessamyn West

“A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.” Jessamyn West

“All that is necessary for…” Edmund Burke

“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Edmund Burke

“When a deep hurt is…” Alan Paton

“When a deep hurt is done to us, we never recover until we forgive.” Alan Paton

“We choose our joys…” Kahlil Gibran

“We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.” Kahlil Gibran

“Wild animals run from…” Seneca

“Wild animals run from the dangers they actually see, and once they have escaped them worry no more. We however are tormented alike by what is past and what is to come.”   – Seneca

“What’s the good of…” Seneca

“What’s the good of dragging up sufferings which are over, or of being unhappy now just because you were then? […] When troubles come to an end, the natural thing is to be glad.”   – Seneca

“We must heal our…” Epicurus

“We must heal our misfortunes by the grateful recollection of what has been and by the recognition that it is impossible to make undone what has been done.”   – Epicurus

“In poverty and other…” Aristotle

“In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge.”   – Aristotle