Pain Quotes

NO CHALLENGE, NO CHANGE ! Forget the no pain no gain thing. If it's pain, then STOP! I made up the phrase 'no challenge no change' over 15 years ago when I realized it was not the pain that made one change, but the challenge that was overcome. It started out with references to working out and then I realized I could apply that idea to every part of my life, including motherhood, relationships, school, work, etc. I will continue to live by this phrase and hope to instill it in my daughter as well. It has gotten me through so many hard times, including divorce, losing my mom 3 years ago, and while being in school for the last 7 years... getting closer to that PhD every semester. There have been an insane amount of challenges I have dealt with in my life, so my goal is that the changes that result will in turn have an insane impact, not only on myself, but my daughter, and everyone I come into contact with

Robin Akawi

Never a lip is curved with pain That can't be kissed into smile again.

Brete Harte

Men may scoff, and men may pray, but they pay every pleasure with a pain.

William Henley

You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea.

Pearl S. Buck

Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully.

Max Eastman

I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They've experienced pain and bought jewelry.

Rita Rudner

A friend drops their plans when you're in trouble, shares joy in your accomplishments, feels sad when you're in pain. A friend encourages your dreams and offers advice--but when you don't follow it, they still respect and love you

Doris Wild Helmering

I understand people's suffering, people's pain, more than you will every know yourself.

Princess of Wales Diana

Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain

William Faulkner

God, who foresaw your tribulation, has specially armed you to go through it, not without pain but without stain

C.S. Lewis

Oh that it were possible, After long grief and pain, To find the arms of my true love, Around me once again

Alfred

Dance is a song of the body. Either of joy or pain.

Martha Graham

The rewards for those who persevere far exceed the pain that must precede the victory.

Ted W. Engstrom

A feeling of sadness and longing, That is not akin to pain, And resembles sorrow only As the mist resembles the rain.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Looking to any angry, anxious, or otherwise stressed emotional state to help you sort out the pain you're in is like trying to organize your monthly bills by throwing them into a blender.

Guy Finley

Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, pain of love lasts a lifetime.

Unknown

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.

Kahlil Gibran

Jealousy is that pain which a man feels from the apprehension that he is not equally beloved by the person whom he entirely loves

Joseph Addison

Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.

Mary Tyler Moore

Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.

Aristotle

The family. We were a strange little band of characters trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another's desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms, inflicting pain and kissing to heal it in the same instant, loving, laughing, defending, and trying to figure out the common thread that bound us all together.

Erma Bombeck

Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love.

Leo Buscaglia

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.

Marcus Aurelius

Love and hate are such strong words, they also cause so much pain

Unknown
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