A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.
Grief and sadness knits two hearts in closer bonds that happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger than common joys.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second's encounter with God and with eternity.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
There's only one rule you need to remember: laugh at everything and forget everybody else! It sound egotistical, but it's actually the only cure for those suffering from self-pity
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering
We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love.