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A Quote by Ashley Montagu on good, humanity, suffering, present, time, and world

Intellect without humanity is not good enough...what the world is suffering from at the present time is not so much an overabundance of intellect as an insufficiency of humanity.

Ashley Montagu (1905 -)

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A Quote by Art Berg on beginning, belief, children, christ, church, compassion, god, heart, jesus, joy, justice, life, love, miracles, nature, sorrow, suffering, time, victory, and work

May I humbly, yet solemnly, add my testimony. I know that God lives. I know that Jesus is the Christ. This is his work; this is his church; he stands at the head today. More personally, I testify that he loves his children. When they suffer, whether from the effects of sin or the elements of nature, his perfect heart breaks. Yet his compassionate sorrow for us is swallowed up in his joy at our ultimate victory. For he knows the beginning from the end and sees, even as we suffer, the prize that we will win. There are miracles today. Some miracles just take time. This I believe.

Art Berg

Source: Art Berg in Some miracles take time

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A Quote by Arnold W. Craft on civilization, fanaticism, improvement, liberty, life, people, progress, sacrifice, suffering, talent, and world

Unless man in the midst of all his modernism finds a middle ground upon which to adjust his differences, there can be no mutual progress, human liberty is sacrificed and talent and freewill suffer. Improvement of the standards of living of the whole people is paramount, if civilization is to escape world fanaticism.

Arnold W. Craft

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A Quote by Art Berg on body, day, destruction, earth, emotion, failure, faith, family, friendship, god, health, jobs, pain, spirituality, suffering, and wealth

Centuries earlier, Job suffered immeasurable losses. His wealth was stripped from him; his family destroyed. Finally, after all else was gone, he was stricken with boils and failing health. Every day and every hour he suffered physical, emotional, and spiritual pain. His friends mocked him, but Job remained faithful. He emphatically declared, For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth: And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh I shall see God. (Job 19: 25-26.)

Art Berg

Source: Art Berg in Some miracles take time

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A Quote by Aristotle on cheerfulness, greatness, mind, and suffering

Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on birth, certainty, children, fatherhood, giving, motherhood, reason, and suffering

This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it is that they suffer more in giving them birth and are more certain that they are their own.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Anna Akhmatova on concern, death, heart, suffering, and women

Who will grieve for this woman? Does she not seem too insignificant for our concern? Yet in my heart I never will deny her, Who suffered death because she chose to turn.

Anna Akhmatova (1888 - 1966)

Source: Lot’s Wife, composed 1922—1924

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on suffering, understanding, and wit

VITUPERATION, n. Saite, as understood by dunces and all such as suffer from an impediment in their wit.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on disorder, drinking, medicine, suffering, and water

POTABLE, n. Suitable for drinking. Water is said to be potable; indeed, some declare it our natural beverage, although even they find it palatable only when suffering from the recurrent disorder known as thirst, for which it is a medicine.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on ambition, life, nature, and suffering

NOBLEMAN, n. Nature's provision for wealthy American minds ambitious to incur social distinction and suffer high life.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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