Pain Quotes

Past mistakes cannot create a present pain; no mistake in life has the power to make us ache any more than the echo of someone crying can shed tears.

Guy Finley

Any negative attitude on the part of others towards you is their pain, not yours.

Guy Finley

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.

WILLIAM STYRON

How much pain worries have cost us that have never happened?

Thomas Jefferson

Whoever feels pain in hearing a good character of his neighbor will feel a pleasure in the reverse; and those who despair to rise in distinction by their virtues are happy if others can be depressed to a level with themselves.

John Marshall Barker

How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened

Thomas Jefferson

Human life consists in mutual service. No grief, pain, misfortune, or broken heart, is excuse for cutting off one's life while any power of service remains. But when all usefulness is over, when one is assured of an unavoidable and imminent death, it is the simplest of human rights to choose a quick and easy death in place of a slow and horrible one.

Charlotte P. Gillman

Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime. Jean Pierre Claris De Florian Love won't be tampered with, love won't go away. Push it to one side and it creeps to the other.

Jean Pierre Claris De Florian

Why love if losing hurts so much÷ I have no answers anymore÷ only the life I have lived÷ The pain now is part of the happiness then.

Anthony Hopkins

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

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.

Buddha

The hardest thing you can do is smile when you are ill, in pain, or depressed. But this no-cost remedy is a necessary first half-step if you are to start on the road to recovery.

Allen Klein

Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complaint when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces

Sigmund Freud

Therein lies the defect of revenge: it's all in the anticipation; the thing itself is a pain, not a pleasure; at least the pain is the biggest end of it.

Mark Twain

Revenge is a confession of pain

Latin Proverb

A man can endure the worst pain ó of others.

Japanese Proverb

When there is pain, there are no words. All pain is the same.

Toni Morrison

Pain is the question mark turned like a fishhook in the human heart.

Peter De Vries

The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom

Arthur Schopenhauer

Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity.

Frank Leahy

Pain is deeper than all thought; laughter is higher than all pain

Elbert Hubbard

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.

Kenji Miyazawa

History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.

Maya Angelou

There is nothing heavier than compassion. Not even one's own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels for someone, for someone, pain intensified by the imagination and prolonged by a hundred echos.

Milan Kundera
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