“In the language of God nothing is meaningless—not even pain and suffering.” (1962)
“Goodness is sacrificial: based upon suffering.
“Evil is the refusal to sacrifice.” (1929)
“When suffering is the chief evil we are living the life of appearances.” (1932)
“Christ was the lonely man.
“There is no suffering like unpopularity
“And Christ was a lonely fool.” (1941)
“A man may be said to be wise when he has grasped the essential absurdity of stoicism as a final mode of conduct; when, in other words, he can suffer and be happy alone (that is dependent on God, not man). When, in other words, he is never lonely. The man who is wise can die alone.” (1932)