Pain Quotes

There will always be a part, and always a very large part of every community, that have no care but for themselves, and whose care for themselves reaches little further than impatience of immediate pain, and eagerness for the nearest good.

Samuel Johnson

I do not like eating meat because I have seen lambs and pigs killed. I saw and felt their pain. They felt the approaching death. I could not bear it. I cried like a child. I ran up a hill and could not breathe. I felt that I was choking. I felt the death of the lamb

Vaslav Nijinsky

Think of me tonight For that which you savor Did it give you something real, or could you taste the pain of my death in its flavor?

Wayne K. Tolson

Humour is the instinct for taking pain playfully.

Max Eastman

Pain is driven far away, and peace comes in its place; there is no delay, when the Guru gives the Order.

Atharva Veda

If I can delay that [pain] for a moment and bring a little joy. . . and help them to see things a little differently, then I'll be successful.

Bobby Mcferrin

Pleasure is a sort of oblivion, a forgetfulness. Pain is remembrance, you cannot forget pain.

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Detested sport, That owes its pleasures to another's pain.

William Cowper

Alone dwells every man and everyone mocks everyone else, and a deserted island is our pain.

Albert Cohen

Every day I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing and which, shirking pain, misses happiness as well.

Mary Cholmondeley

Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.

Helen Keller

It is almost the definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain.

Cardinal J. Newman

God has given to Man an absolute right to take the lives of other animals, for any reasonable cause, such as the supply of food; but He has not given to Man the right to inflict pain, unless where necessary.

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson

To give pain is the tyranny; to make happy, the true empire of beauty.

Samuel Butler

My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh.

Jim Carrey

All pain is per se and especially in excess, destructive and ultimately fatal in its nature and effects.

James Young Simpson

There is no fundamental difference between man and the higher animals in their mental faculties... The lower animals, like man, manifestly feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery.

Charles Darwin

For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other. Indeed, he who sows the seed of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love.

Pythagoras

Where there is love, there is pain.

Spanish proverb

I taste pain and regret in your sweat. Youve been waiting for me.

Drake

We all try to escape pain and death, while we seek what is pleasant.

Albert Einstein

It is not a matter of how much pain or suffering one experiences that deems one as worthy. It is not how productive one is, either.

Lena Lees

The qualities and capacities that are important in running-such factors as will power, the ability to apply effort during extreme fatigue and the acceptance of pain-have a radiating power that subtly influences one's life.

James Fixx

Fatigue dulls the pain, but awakes enticing thoughts of death. So! that is the way in which you are tempted to overcome your loneliness -- by making the ultimate escape from life. -- No! It may be that death is to be your ultimate gift to life: it must not be an act of treachery against it.

Dag Hammarskjold
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