If you bury the pain deep down it will stay with you indefinitely, but if you open yourself to it, experience it, and deal with it head-on, you'll find it begins to move on after a while.
In middle age we are apt to reach the horrifying conclusion that all sorrow, all pain, all passionate regret and loss and bitter disillusionment are self-made.
Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey.
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined for life - to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent, unspeakable memories.
There are people still in the Republican Party that I believe practice the communication of anger, of disappointment, of regret, of pain, of sorrow, of suffering. That's not what the American people want to hear.
Being poor is a little like having an earache over a Bank Holiday. All you can think about is the pain and how long it will be before a healing hand can be found to take away the anguish.
The true love is a state of half-madness, of some kind of soft obsession, ruling a so delicate kind of feeling that can lead a person from the greatest happiness to the most dreadful pain.
Only in a house where one has learnt to be lonely does one have this solicitude for things. One's relation to them, the daily seeing or touching, begins to become love, and to lay one open to pain.
Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.
I don't like to see animals in pain. That was very uncomfortable to me. I don't like factory farming. I'm not an advocate for the meat industry.
Truth is too big a price to pay for the luxury of avoiding pain now and then.
You never read about the real pain. It lives where no word can travel.
Remember that life is neither pain nor pleasure; it is serious business, to be entered upon with courage and in a spirit of self-sacrifice.
May the pain you have known and the conflict you have experienced give you the strength to walk through life
facing each new situation with courage and optimism.
Love and hate are such strong words, they also cause so much pain
Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love.
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.
I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.
Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, pain of love lasts a lifetime.
Dance is a song of the body. Either of joy or pain.
Oh that it were possible, After long grief and pain, To find the arms of my true love, Around me once again
Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain
I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They've experienced pain and bought jewelry.
Mysteriously and in ways that are totally remote from normal experience, the gray drizzle of horror induced by depression takes on the quality of physical pain ... it is entirely natural that the victim begins to think ceaselessly of oblivion.
The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain.