'O what we must suffer for the sake of God's church!' said the abbot, when the roast fowl burned his fingers.
A sparrow suffers as much when it breaks its leg as does a Flanders horse.
Alas! I suffer from self-inflicted wounds!
Bear patiently that which thou sufferest by thine own fault.
Better suffer a known evil than change for uncertain good.
Better suffer for truth, than prosper by falsehood.
Damage suffered makes you knowing, but seldom rich.
Do when ye may, or suffer ye the nay, in love 'tis the way.
Experience purchased by suffering teaches wisdom.
He suffers from the same disease. [He is in the same difficulty.]
He that gives bad counsel suffers most by it.
He who envies, suffers.
He who fears to suffer, suffers from fear.
He who would prosper in peace, must suffer in silence.
How great the sufferings we endure.
If the head aches all the members of the body suffer.
If you strike a goad with your fist, your hand will suffer most.
It is better to be always prepared than to suffer once. [Keep oil in your lamps.]
Keep within compass and you may be sure, That you will not suffer what others endure.
Many a one suffers for what he can't help.
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