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More than ever before, Americans are suffering from back problems, back taxes, back rent, back auto payments. - Robert Orben

The only tyrannies from which men, women and children are suffering in real life are the tyrannies of minorities. - Theodore Roosevelt

We cannot live, suffer or die for somebody else, for suffering is too precious to be shared. - Edward Dahlberg

My own experience and development deepen everyday my conviction that our moral progress may be measured by the degree in which we sympathize with individual suffering and individual joy. - George Eliot

We compound our suffering by victimizing each other. - Athol Fugard

If we are suffering illness, poverty, or misfortune, we think we shall be satisfied on the day it ceases. But there too, we know it is false; so soon as one has got used to not suffering one wants something else. - Simone Weil

For most people, love of justice is only fear of suffering injustice. [Fr., L'amour de la justice n'est pour la plupart des hommes que la crainte de souffrir l'injustice] - Francois de la Rochefoucauld

The function of socialism is to raise suffering to a higher level. - Norman Mailer

Since once again, O Lord, in the steppes of Asia, I have no bread, no wine, no altar, I will raise myself above those symbols to the pure majesty of reality, and I will offer to you, I, your priest, upon the altar of the entire earth, the labour and the suffering of the world. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin