Tag Archives: suffering
A teacher who makes learning fun deprives education of its unique pleasures.
After contingency makes the accidental sufferable, necessity makes the accident bearable.
Only in fantasy does one ascend to power by choosing to suffer rather than do wrong.
Yet such sheer suffering is better left untold.
The basic question of spirituality is the meaning of suffering.
If I have caused you any suffering, I am deeply sorry—not to mention, secretly flattered.
To recover an insight which has become “dead dogma” is not to restore its original meaning. It is to resurrect the idea and return it to the living.
To share one’s suffering is to multiply it; to bear one’s suffering is to divide it.
The spiritualization of suffering results only in the prolongation of pain.
Sadistic is the solace found in the idea that others are suffering far crueler fates than yours.