Pain Quotes

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Michelangelo Buonarroti
Euripides, alcestis, 438 b. c. - never say that marriage has more of joy than pain....

William baziotes - each painting has its own way of evolving... when...
It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.
Henry Ward Beeche
When the head aches, all the members partake of the pain.
Miguel de Cervantes
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce, and agriculture, in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain.
John Adams

What we call pleasure, and rightly so is the absence of all pain.
Cicero
If the painter works directly from nature, he ultimately looks for nothing but momentary effects he does not try to compose, and soon he gets monotonous.
Auguste Renoi
Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime.
Bette Davis
Absence, with all its pains, is, by this charming moment, wiped away.
James Thomson
To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to know its pleasures, we must go to those who are seeking it. The pains of power are real; its pleasures imaginary.
C. C. Colton
I feel my immortality over sweep all pains, all tears, all time, all fears, - And peal, like the eternal thunders of the deep, into my ears, this truth, - Thou livest foreve.
George Gordon Byron
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
Pablo Picasso
He who makes a beast of himself relieves himself the pain of being a man.
Hunter S. Thompson
For the memory of love is sweet, though the love itself were in vain. And what I have lost of pleasure, assuage what I find of pain.
Lyste
Pain is inevitable suffering is optional.
Unknown
Life is a great big canvas throw all the paint on it you can.
Danny Kaye
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.
James Arthur Baldwin
Aeschylus - there is no pain so great as the memory of joy in...
A man without justice is a beast, and a man who would make himself a beast forgets the pain of being a man.
Timothy Leary
A wretched soul, bruised with adversity, We bid be quiet when we hear it cry; But were we burdened with like weight of pain, As much or more we should ourselves complain.
William Shakespeare
Know that the pain will pass, and, when it passes, you will be stronger, happier, more sensitive and aware.
Mel Colgrove
I am one of those who believe that spiritual progress is a rule of human life, but the approach to perfection is slow and painful. If a woman elevates herself in one respect and is retarded in another, it is because the rough trail that leads to the mountain peak is not free of ambushes of thieves and lairs of wolves.
Kahlil Gibran, The Broken Wings
Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts.
Blaise Pascal
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be.
Abraham Maslow
The pain of dispute exceeds, by much, its utility. All disputation makes the mind deaf, and when people are deaf I am dumb.
Joseph Joubert
It is a sin to persue pleasure as a good and to avoid pain as a evil.
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, Book nine
When you understand what you see, you will no longer be children. You will know that life is pain, that each of us hangs always upon the cross of himself. And when you know that this is true of every man, woman and child on earth, you will be wiser.
Whittaker Chambers
Lawyers and painters can soon change white to black.
Danish prove
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life That word is love.
Sophocles
Revolution is not a dinner party, not an essay, nor a painting, nor a piece of embroidery it cannot be advanced softly, gradually, carefully, considerately, respectfully, politely, plainly and modestly.
Mao Zedong
A painter should not paint what he sees but what should be seen.
Paul Valery
History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, however, if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
Maya Angelou
Liberalism is, I think, resurgent. One reason is that more and more people are so painfully aware of the alternative.
John Kenneth Galbraith
There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are kept keen on the grindstone of pain and necessity.
H. G. Wells, The Time Machine
A wretched soul, bruised with adversity, We bid be quiet when we hear it cry But were we burdened with like weight of pain, As much or more we should ourselves complain.
William Shakespeare
Many of us spend our whole lives running from feeling with the mistaken belief that you cannot bear the pain. But you have already borne the pain. What you have not done is feel all you are beyond the pain.
Bartholomew
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.
Sophocles