Pain Quotes

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

Jennifer Aniston

Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain.

Robert Gary Lee

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

Havelock Ellis

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

Kahlil Gibran

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

Herodotus

Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain

William Faulkner

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

Sophocles

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

Will Rogers

When thought becomes excessively painful, action is the finest remedy

Salman Rushdie

Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.

Aristotle

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

Aristotle

Pain reaches the heart with electrical speed, but truth moves to the heart as slowly as a glacier.

Barbara Kingsolver

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

Samuel Johnson

The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom

Arthur Schopenhauer

Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.

Paulo Coelho

Irreconcilables: he should stay here and conform; he should not stay here (remembering no time when he was not here, Harley could frame the second idea no more clearly than that). Another point of pain was that "here" and "not here" seemed to be not two halves of a homogeneous whole, but two dissonances.

Brian Wilson Aldiss

I used to walk by the river An old book under my arm The river is the same as pain It elapses mindlessly And when will the week be over

Guillaume Apollinaire

Even when one has climbed up into those levels of bliss where pain vanishes, it still survives disguised as intolerable ecstasy.

Sri Aurobindo

I'd been painting rats for three years before someone said "that's a clever anagram of art" and I had to pretend I'd known that all along.

Banksy

I could wait patiently, but I really wish you would: Drop everything now, meet me in the pourin' rain, Kiss me on the sidewalk, take away the pain; Cause I see sparks fly whenever you smile Hit me with those green eyes, baby, as the lights go down, Give me somethin' that'll haunt me when you're not around; Cause I see sparks fly whenever you . . . smile.

Taylor Swift

May all your joys be pure joys, and all your pain champagne.

Drake

I shall be called discontented. I could not help it: the restlessness was in my nature; it agitated me to pain sometimes.

Charlotte Bront

A well dressed woman, even though her purse is painfully empty, can conquer the world.

Louise Brooks

I was never the kind of painter or sculptor who kept a shop.

Michelangelo Buonarroti

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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