Pain Quotes

There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.


Riches are gotten with pain, kept with care, and lost with grief


Liberty is a different kind of pain from prison.

T.S. Eliot

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

Leo Buscaglia

No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.

Eugene Ionesco

The pain is sometimes preferable to the treatment

Indian Proverb

Those who do not feel pain seldom think that it is felt

Samuel Johnson

The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.


Pain is such an uncomfortable feeling that even a tiny amount of it is enough to ruin every enjoyment.

Will Rogers

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.


The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over nothing


Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

Kahlil Gibran

Pain and death are part of life. To reject them is to reject life itself.

Havelock Ellis

Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain.

Robert Gary Lee

We gather strength from sadness and from pain Each time we die we learn to live again.


The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain.

Jennifer Aniston

No man can be brave who thinks pain the greatest evil; nor temperate, who considers pleasure the highest god.

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero)

Learn to run when feeling the pain: then push harder.

William Sigei

Marathoning is like cutting yourself unexpectedly. You dip into the pain so gradually that the damage is done before you are aware of it. Unfortunately, when awareness comes, it is excruciating.

John Farrington

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

C.S. Lewis

All fits of pleasure are balanced by an equal degree of pain or languor; it is like spending this year part of the next year's revenues

Jonathan Swift

Nature has placed mankind under the government of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure - they govern us in all we do, in all we say, in all we think: every effort we can make to throw off our subjection, will serve but to demonstrate and confirm

Jeremy Bentham

We can often endure an extra pound of pain far more easily than we can suffer the withdrawal of an ounce of accustomed pleasure.

Sydney J Harris

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
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