Righteous is the one who was able to demonstrate compassion in face of human suffering.
Four years of world war, at a cost in human suffering which our minds are mercifully too limited to imagine, led to the very clear realization that international anarchy must be abandoned if civilization was to survive.
An institution or reform movement that is not selfish, must originate in the recognition of some evil that is adding to the sum of human suffering, or diminishing the sum of happiness.
The most wonderful study of mankind is man. Relieving human suffering and diffusing universal knowledge is humanitarian.
If anything, we older people yearn for a peaceful world even more than young people do. We are the ones who lost friends or relatives in some war. We are the ones who have lived a lifetime of seeing and reading about human suffering.
Human suffering is not a competitive sport.
In the Radiation Laboratory we count it a privilege to do everything we can to assist our medical colleagues in the application of these new tools to the problems of human suffering.
I realize that I live on the bubble of insanity. I feel the weight of human suffering, loneliness and despair on me all the time. It's not getting easier; if anything, it's always right on the edge of my skin.
So much of what we are currently seeing as far as human suffering and misery comes from diseases that should have been preventable but were not.
What matters in literature in the end is surely the idiosyncratic, the individual, the flavor or the color of a particular human suffering.