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The Four Noble Truths: Suffering, the origins of suffering, the cessation of suffering, and the Noble Eightfold Path which leads to the cessation of suffering.
The same suffering is much harder to bear for a high motive than for a base one. The people [during World War II] who stood motionless, from one to eight in the morning, for the sake of having an egg, would have found it very difficult to do in order to save a human life.
Never to have suffered would have been never to have been blessed.
Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.
It is not true that suffering ennobles the character; happiness does that sometimes, but suffering, for the most part, makes men petty and vindictive.
Man never reasons so much and becomes so introspective as when he suffers; since he is anxious to get at the cause of his sufferings, to learn who has produced them, and whether it is just or unjust that he should have to bear them.
Who breathes must suffer, and who thinks must mourn; And he alone is blessed who ne'er was born.
Perhaps the worst thing about suffering is that it finally hardens the hearts of those around it.
How vivid is the suffering of the few when the people are few and how the suffering of nameless millions in two world wars is blurred over by numbers.
Clergymen and people who use phrases without wisdom sometimes talk of suffering as a mystery. It is really a revelation.
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