Aristotle on Suffering

“Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.”

~ Aristotle

Buddha on Suffering

“Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little.”

~ Buddha

Carl Jung on Patience

“The greatest, most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved but only outgrown.”

~ Carl Jung

Seamus Heaney on Suffering

“Human beings suffer.
They torture one another
They get hurt and get hard.
No poem or play or song
Can fully right a wrong
Inflicted and endured.”

~ Seamus Heaney