Suffering Quotes

  • Quote #1517

    quote 1517

    "Hardships often prepare ordinary people for extraordinary destiny."
    - C.S. Lewis

  • Quote #1522

    quote 1522

    "A crisis doesn’t make a man; it shows what a man is made of."

    - Warren Wiersbe

  • Quote #1531

    quote 1531

    "History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again."

    - Maya Angelou

  • Quote #1549

    quote 1549

    "We must beware in our attitude toward people who are suffering that we do not blunder by imagining our point of view to be the only one."

    - Oswald Chambers, in Baffled to Fight Better

  • Quote #1573

    quote 1573

    "It is much easier to have sympathy with suffering than it is to have sympathy with thought."

    - Oscar Wilde

  • Quote #1574

    quote 1574

    "When you're accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression."

  • Quote #1576

    quote 1576

    "Your worst days are never so bad that you are beyond the reach of God's grace. And your best days are never so good that you are beyond the need of God's grace."

    Jerry Bridges, The Discipline of Grace

  • Quote #1578

    quote 1578

    "God is in the business of growing Abram into a man of great faith, and this requites circumstances where Abram must trust God."

    - David Guzik

  • Quote #1584

    quote 1584

    "How we walk with the broken speaks louder than how we sit with the great."

    - Bill Bennot

  • Quote #1588

    quote 1588

    "Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don't be afraid."

    - Frederick Buechner

  • Quote #1598

    quote 1598

    "Watch, O Lord, with those who wake, or watch, or weep tonight."

    - St. Augustine

  • Quote #1604

    quote 1604

    "My argument against God was that the universe seemed so cruel and unjust. But how had I got this idea of just and unjust? A man does not a call a line crooked unless he has some idea of a straight line. What was I comparing this universe with when I called it unjust?"

    - C. S. Lewis

  • Quote #1606

    quote 1606

    "To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you."

    - C.S. Lewis

  • Quote #1618

    quote 1618

    "If you don't feel pain, you won't feel anything else."

    - Gillian Rose, in her unfinished Paradiso

  • Quote #1621

    quote 1621

    "Airports see more sincere kisses than wedding halls. The walls of hospitals have heard more prayers than the walls of churches."

    - Unknown

  • Quote #1653

    quote 1653

    "Faith is not to get you out of a hard place but to change your heart in the hard place."

    - David Wilkerson, Founder of Teen Challenge

  • Quote #1655

    quote 1655

    "Don't underestimate what God is doing in your season of waiting."

    - Toby Mac #SpeakLife

  • Quote #1663

    quote 1663

    "Dead people receive more flowers than the living because regret is stronger than gratitude."
    - Anne Frank

  • Quote #1671

    A Mother Teresa quote

    "This is the meaning of true love, to give until it hurts."

    - Mother Teresa

  • Quote #1677

    Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein quote

    "When trials persist, God's intention is not that we give up; rather He wants us to grow up!"

    - Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein

  • Quote #1684

    quote 1684

    "All great Christians have been wounded souls."

    - A. W. Tozer

  • Quote #1709

    quote 1709

    Huge waves that would frighten an ordinary swimmer produce a tremendous thrill for the surfer who has ridden them. The things we try to avoid and fight against— tribulation, suffering, and persecution— are the very things that produce abundant joy in us.  A saint doesn’t know the joy of the Lord in spite of tribulation, but because of it.

    - Oswald Chambers 

  • Quote #1710

    C. S. Lewis quote

    "I didn't go to religion to make me 'happy.' I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don't recommend Christianity."

    - C. S. Lewis

  • Quote #1711

    God's primary objective quote.

    "God's primary objective is not to make our lives easy but to make our lives matter."

    - Unknown