Saturday, February 16, 2013

12 Quotes about Love and Suffering

Yesterday I loved, today I suffer, tomorrow I die: but I still think fondly, today and tomorrow, of yesterday. -Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

There are only three things to be done with a woman. You can love her, suffer for her, or turn her into literature. -Lawrence Durrell

He who would love much has also much to suffer. -José Rizal

To feel, to love, to suffer, to devote herself will always be the text of the life of women. -Honoré de Balzac

Love means suffering—those who love drag a chain with them. -Georg Ebers

We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love. -Sigmund Freud

Those whose suffering is due to love are, as we say of certain invalids, their own physicians. -Marcel Proust

Much of our suffering comes from one simple misunderstanding: that love is limited, that it is here only some of the time. -Nirmala

Only give a woman love, and there is nothing she will not venture, suffer, and do. -Wilkie Collins

Medicine cures all human sufferings, but the sickness of love refuses a physician. -Propertius

Those who have courage to love should have courage to suffer. -Anthony Trollope

If man realized that the universe like him can love and suffer, he would be reconciled. -Albert Camus

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