Suffering And Death Quotes

Suffering And Death Quotes by Matt Chandler, Lucan, Khalil Gibran, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Albert Schweitzer, Gary L. Francione and many others.

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I think people can get a little weirded out by pain, suffering, and death. They don’t know what to do so they end up saying things that are hurtful to people who have experienced loss.
Matt Chandler
The gods conceal from men the happiness of death, that they may endure life
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Khalil Gibran
I have lived hard and ruined the essential innocence [sic] in myself that could make it that possible [sic], and the fact that I have abused liquor is something to be paid for with suffering and death perhaps but not renunciation.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
There slowly grew up in me an unshakable conviction that we have no right to inflict suffering and death on another living creature, unless there is some unavoidable necessity for it.
Albert Schweitzer
…eating animals involves an intentional decision to participate in the suffering and death of nonhumans where there is no plausible moral justification.
Gary L. Francione
The abuse of love, like the abuse of health, brings suffering and death in its train.
Juliette Drouet
The only cure for grief is action.
George Henry Lewes
True religion teaches us to reverence what is under us, to recognize humility and poverty, and, despite mockery and disgrace, wretchedness, suffering, and death, as things divine.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
All men and women have passions, natural desires and noble ambitions, and also a conscience; they have sex, hunger, fear, anger, and are subject to sickness, pain, suffering and death. Culture consists of bringing about the expression of these passions and desires in harmony.
Lin Yutang
The sufferings and death of Jesus Christ are a substitution for the endless punishment of all who truly believe on Him.
Nehemiah Adams
The idea that we have the right to inflict suffering and death on other sentient beings for the trivial reasons of palate pleasure and fashion is, without doubt, one of the most arrogant and morally repugnant notions in the history of human thought.
Gary L. Francione
….it is of the very essence of Christianity to face suffering and death not because they are good, not because they have meaning, but because the resurrection of Jesus has robbed them of their meaning.
Thomas Merton
There is no moral distinction between fur and other materials made from animals, such as leather, which also is the result of the suffering and death of sentient beings.
Gary L. Francione
…but let it suffice us to know that it became God, who is the supreme Ruler, Governor and Judge of all that sin should be punished with death in the sinner or his surety; and therefore if God would bring many sons to glory, the Captain of their salvation must undergo sufferings and death, to make satisfaction for them.
John Owen
The web of life, love, suffering and death unites all beings.
Alex Grey
The scourge of drug trafficking, that favors violence and sows the seeds of suffering and death, requires of society as a whole an act of courage.
Pope Francis