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If you suffer, it is not because things are impermanent.
It is because you believe things are permanent.
			Thich Nhat Hanh 

When we believe our thoughts instead of what is really true
for us, we experience the kinds of emotional distress that
we call suffering. Suffering is a natural alarm, warning us
that we're attaching to a thought; when we don't listen, we
come to accept this suffering as an inevitable part of life.
It's not.			Byron Katie

Pain and suffering are only the body and mind screaming
for attention. 		Nisargadatta

True not the opposite of sorrow, it includes
all sorrow and suffering.	Nisargadatta

See also:
  • Suffering and Wonder
  • Metta's Reflections on Suffering

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