You must never so much think as whether you like it or not, whether it is bearable or not; you must never think of anything except the need, and how to meet it.— Clara Barton
Floundering Bearable quotations
For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.
I think that passion and love and pain are all bearable, and they go to make love beautiful.
I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.
it is not tears but determination that makes pain bearable.
Life does not stand still for families and local communities when our brave men and women are deployed, but we can make their time apart more bearable by recognizing their sacrifice and fulfilling our commitments to them.
Celebrity culture has gone crazy, and I think the reason is that real news is just not bearable, and it also seems impossible to change anything.
There's no life without humour. It can make the wonderful moments of life truly glorious, and it can make tragic moments bearable.
The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable.
Anything is bearable if you can make a story out of it.
Everyone wants a prodigy to fail; it makes our mediocrity more bearable.
Enclose your heart in times of need with the steel of your determination and your strength. In doing this, all things will be bearable.
The good Lord in his ultimate wisdom gave us three things to make life bearable: hope, jokes, and dogs, but the greatest of these was dogs.
If you're going to commit to that, you're going to have to find some way to make it bearable and enjoyable.
The larger the percentage of the national income taken by taxes the greater the deterrent to private production and employment. When the total tax burden grows beyond a bearable size, the problem of devising taxes that will not discourage and disrupt production becomes insoluble.
Truth makes love possible; love makes truth bearable.
To be simple is the best thing in the world.
No amount of love can cure madness or unblacken one's dark moods.
Love can help, it can make the pain more tolerable, but, always, one is beholden to medication that may or may not always work and may or may not be bearable
As a religious problem, the problem of suffering is, paradoxically, not how to avoid suffering but how to suffer, how to make of physical pain, personal loss, worldly defeat, or the helpless contemplation of others' agony something bearable, supportable- something as we say, sufferable.
To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.
I think all sorrows can be borne if you put them into a story or tell a story about them.
Beauty is only the start of bearable terror.
Nostalgia for what we have lost is more bearable than nostalgia for what we have never had, for the first involves knowledge and pleasure, the second only ignorance and pain.
The Difference Between Art and Life is that Art is More Bearable
There are memories that time can't erase, Clarissa.
Ask your friend, Magnus Bane, if you don't believe me. Forever does not make loss forgettable. Only bearable.
I can imagine nothing more terrifying than an Eternity filled with men who were all the same. The only thing which has made life bearable…has been the diversity of creatures on the surface of the globe.
Life is not an orderly progression, self-contained like a musical scale or a quadratic equation... If one is to record one's life truthfully, one must aim at getting into the record of it something of the disorderly discontinuity which makes it so absurd, unpredictable, bearable.
Forever does not make loss forgettable, only bearable, Brother Zachariah to Clary Fray
She had studied the universe all her life, but had overlooked its clearest message: For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.
The purpose of leadership is not to make the present bearable.
The purpose of leadership is to make the future possible.
As soon as you tolerate something, it becomes bearable, and before long it will become common.
Poetry has never let me down. Without poetry, I would have found life less comprehensible, less bearable and infinitely less enjoyable.
You're an interesting species, an interesting mix.
You're capable of such beautiful dreams and such horrible nightmares. You feel so lost, so cut off, so alone, only you're not. See, in all our searching, the only thing we've found that makes the emptiness bearable is each other.
Radio news is bearable. This is due to the fact that while the news is being broadcast, the disk jockey is not allowed to talk.