Suffering that can be either physical, emotional or mental is certainly an unpleasant feeling. Check out the suffering quotes and famous agony quotations and sayings to know more!

Suffering Quotes

Going by definition, suffering is an individual's basic and effective experience of unpleasantness and aversion that is commonly associated with harm or threat. The planet is filled with sufferings of different intensity. Even in some of the religions and literary works, suffering has acquired a significant role. So, whatever aspect of suffering is affecting the person, itís advisable to undertake some kind of prevention or treatment. Read this article completely if you want to know about the famous agony quotation and sayings.

All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.

- Helen Keller

He who loves the more is the inferior and must suffer.

- Thomas Mann

Poverty is the only load which is the heavier the more loved ones there are to assist in bearing it.

- Jean Paul

Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.

- Jean Paul

Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die.

- Salvador Dali

There is a joy in sorrow which none but a mourner can know.

- Jean Paul

God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.

- Stephen King

It's better to be good than evil, but one achieves goodness at a terrific cost.

- Stephen King

Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.

- Lord Byron

A war between Europeans is a civil war.

- Victor Hugo

Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.

- Victor Hugo

I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.

- Anais Nin

Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.

- Anais Nin

Cursing is invoking the assistance of a spirit to help you inflict suffering. Swearing on the other hand, is invoking, only the witness of a spirit to an statement you wish to make.

- John Ruskin

I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.

- Frida Kahlo

My painting carries with it the message of pain.

- Frida Kahlo

I hope the departure is joyful and I hope never to return.

- Frida Kahlo

There have been two great accidents in my life. One was the trolley, and the other was Diego. Diego was by far the worst.

- Frida Kahlo

In each individual the spirit is made flesh, in each one the whole of creation suffers, in each one a Savior is crucified.

- Herman Hesse

What we ought to see in the agonies of puberty is the result of the conditioning that maims the female personality in creating the feminine.

- Germaine Greer

Out of the agony and travail of economic America the Committee for Industrial Organization was born.

- John L. Lewis

Martyrdom does not end something, it only a beginning.

- Indira Gandhi

You may get skinned knees and elbows, but it's worth it if you score a spectacular goal.

- Mia Hamm

If literature isn't everything, it's not worth a single hour of someone's trouble.

- Jean Paul Sartre

Life begins on the other side of despair.

- Jean Paul Sartre

Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.

- William Blake

No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.

- Adam Smith

The real tragedy of the poor is the poverty of their aspirations.

- Adam Smith

Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.

- Theodore Roosevelt

If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.

- Thomas Paine

If we do not hang together, we shall surely hang separately.

- Thomas Paine

I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.

- Dame Agatha Christie

The salvation of the world is in man's suffering.

- William Faulkner

Given a choice between grief and nothing, I'd choose grief.

- The Wild Palms , William Faulkner

There's too much tendency to attribute to God the evils that man does of his own free will.

- Dame Agatha Christie

Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.

- Alfred Hitchcock

Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.

- Aesop

Personality is born out of pain. It is the fire shut up in the flint.

- J. B. Yeats

After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.

- Emily Dickinson

Thank you. I would like to say something truthful about Robert. He knows who he is and has a sense of humor about it. It's a hard business. And to have things happen that are bad and have to go through it with everybody asking you questions about it all day long is tough.

- Val Kilmer

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