The man who does ill must suffer ill.
Men's fortunes are on a wheel, which in its turning suffers not the same man to prosper for ever.
If a man suffers ill, let it be without shame; for this is the only profit when we are dead. You will never say a good word about deeds that are evil and disgraceful.
Often even a whole city suffers for a bad man who sins and contrives presumptuous deeds.
The salvation of the world is in man's suffering.
No man knows till he has suffered from the night how sweet and dear to his heart and eye the morning can be.
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's form of genius in you, and to suffer the slavery of being a girl.
Rather suffer than die is man's motto.
The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over nothing.
Pain is as diverse as man. One suffers as one can.
That only is a disgrace to a man which he has deserved to suffer.
One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can it be right to do an injustice; and it is not right to return an injury, or to do evil to any man, however much we have suffered from him.
There is no true love save in suffering, and in this world we have to choose either love, which is suffering, or happiness. Man is the more man - that is, the more divine - the greater his capacity for suffering, or rather, for anguish.
Religions do a useful thing: they narrow God to the limits of man. Philosophy replies by doing a necessary thing: it elevates man to the plane of God.
A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
The mediation by the serpent was necessary. Evil can seduce man, but cannot become man.
He is senseless who would match himself against a stronger man; for he is deprived of victory and adds suffering to disgrace.
If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm any hostility.
Often an entire city has suffered because of an evil man.
Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like him.
The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.
To have a great man for an intimate friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it.
A wise man does not chatter with one whose mind is sick.
I am a poor man and of little worth, who is laboring in that art that God has given me in order to extend my life as long as possible.