Suffering Of Others Quotes by Frederick Lenz, Isabel Burton, Shane Claiborne, Mother Teresa, Paulo Coelho, Rachel Naomi Remen and many others.
Compassion allows us to accept everything. That’s why there’s always a tear in the eye of the Buddha that no one sees, for the pain and suffering of others.
People of delicate health, selfish dispositions, and coarse minds, can always bear the sufferings of others placidly.
Perhaps there is no more dangerous place for a Christian to be than in safety and comfort, detached from the suffering of others.
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
Veronika had noticed that a lot of people she knew would talk about the horros in other people’s lives as if they were genuinely concerned to help them, but the truth was that they took pleasure in the suffering of others, because that made them believe they were happy and that life had been generous with them
In order to live fully we may need to look deeply at our own suffering and at the suffering of others. In the depths of every wound we have survived is the strength we need to live. The wisdom our wounds can offer us is a place of refuge. Finding this is not for the faint of heart. But then, neither is life.
Character is revealed in the power to discern the suffering of other people when we ourselves are suffering; in the ability to detect the hunger of others when we are hungry; and in the power to reach out and extend compassion for the spiritual agony of others when we are in the midst of our own spiritual distress.
DON’T TAKE ANYTHING PERSONALLY. NOTHINGS OTHERS DO IS BECAUSE OF YOU. WHAT OTHERS SAY AND DO IS A PROJECTION OF THEIR OWN REALITY, THEIR OWN DREAM. WHEN YOU ARE IMMUNE TO THE OPINIONS OF OTHERS, YOU WON’T BE THE VICTIM OF NEEDLESS SUFFERING.
Don’t take anything personally. Nothing others do is because of you.
Being involved with Oxfam has really opened my eyes to the world at large and the suffering of others. But my background and my life experience are what have allowed me to understand how interconnected we all are. I believe one person suffering reverberates throughout the world.
For me, I am driven by two main philosophies, know more today about the world than I knew yesterday. And along the way, lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.
It’s through the small things that we develop our moral imagination, so that we can understand the sufferings of others.
I fancied I had some constancy of mind because I could bear my own sufferings, but found through the sufferings of others I could be weakened like a child.
The tragic sense of life: our heroic acceptance of the suffering of others.
There’s a reticence necessary when you consider the suffering of others. Into the space created by that reticence, you bring in those things that best help us confront ambiguity: music, painting, film, and so on.
I knew that suffering did not enoble; it degraded. It made men selfish, petty and suspicious. It absorbed them in small things…it made them less than men; and I wrote ferociously that we learn resignation not by our own suffering, but by the suffering of others.
I call him religious who understands the suffering of others.