What really raises one's indignation against suffering is not suffering intrinsically, but the senselessness of suffering.
For in one's heart one loveth only one's child and one's work; and where there is great love to oneself, then is it the sign of pregnancy: so have I found it.
Something unappeased, unappeasable, is within me.
To some people you may give not your hand, but only a slap with a paw: and I would at your paw might also have claws.
Be careful, lest in casting out your demon you exorcise the best thing in you.
In reality, hope is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs man's torments.