Pain Quotes

Mysterious love, uncertain treasure, hast thou more of pain or pleasure! Endless torments dwell about thee: Yet who would live, and live without thee!

Joseph Addison

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

C.S. Lewis

The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives - the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself.

Norman Cousins

Pain and sorrow and misery have a right to our assistance: compassion puts us in mind of the debt, and that we owe it to ourselves as well as to the distressed.

Joseph Butler

Whoever is spared personal pain must feel himself called to help in diminishing the pain of others. We must all carry our share of the misery which lies upon the world.

Albert Schweitzer

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
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