Pain Quotes

How much pain have cost us the evils which have never happened.
Thomas Jefferson
Stephen crane, the red badge of courage, chapter 8 - he saw that it was an ironical thing for him to...
F. scott fitzgerald, tender is the night - sometimes it is harder to deprive oneself of a...
The world is so constructed, that if you wish to enjoy its pleasures, you must also endure its pains. Whether you like it or not, you cannot have one without the other.
Swami Brahnmananda
A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the full value of time and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
Ramble
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause and say, Here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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
Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional.
Unknown
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
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Jean Jacques Rousseau, Emile, 1762
If we deny love that is given to us, if we refuse to give love because we fear pain or loss, then our lives will be empty, our loss greater.
Unknown
He who makes a beast of himself relieves himself the pain of being a man.
Hunter S. Thompson
Competition is a painful thing, but it produces great results.
Jerry Flint, in Forbes
Life is pain, highness Anyone who says differently is selling something.
William Goldman
My mother - In - Law had a pain beneath her left breast. Turned out to be a trick knee.
Phyllis Dille
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Denis Watley
The rewards for those who persevere far exceed the pain that must precede the victory.
Ted W. Engstrom
I have heard of your paintings too, well enough God has given you one face, and you make yourselves another.
William Shakespeare
Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts.
Blaise Pascal
Charles haddon spurgeon - if your religion does not make you holy, it will...
You cannot slander human nature it is worse than words can paint it.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can show me in the world.
Samuel Johnson
Painting The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the critic.
Ambrose Bierce
The prelude to Tristan and Isolde reminds me of the Italian painting of the martyr whose intestines are slowly being unwound from his body on a reel.
Eduard Hanslick
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Pablo Picasso
I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
Albert Einstein
Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty.
Oscar Wilde
Do not speak harshly to any one those who are spoken to will answer thee in the same way. Angry speech is painful blows for blows will touch thee.
The Dhammapada
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
Egotism is the anesthetic given by a kindly nature to relieve the pain of being a damned fool.
Bellamy Brooks
If a person commit a crime against you, have not the right to forgive him; but the law must punish him in order to prevent a repetition of that same crime by others, as the pain of the individual is unimportant beside the general welfare of the people.
Abdul Baha, Paris Talks, p. 154
Liberalism is, I think, resurgent. One reason is that more and more people are so painfully aware of the alternative.
John Kenneth Galbraith
No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.
William Penn
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
M. Kathleen Casey
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 of themselves.
Benjamin Franklin
But wherefore thou alone Wherefore with theeCame not all hell broke loose Is pain to themLess pain, less to be fled, or thou than theyLess hardy to endure Courageous chief, The first in flight from pain, hadst thou allegedTo thy deserted host this cause of flight, Thou surely hadst not come sole fugitive.
John Milton
The way money goes so fast these days, they should paint racing stripes on it.
Mark Russell
I reached for sleep and drew it round me like a blanket muffling pain and thought together in the merciful dark.
Mary Stewart
A painter told me that nobody could draw a tree without in some sort becoming a tree or draw a child by studying the outlines of its form merely... but by watching for a time his motions and plays, the painter enters into his nature and can then draw him at every attitude...
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Van Gogh became a painter because he had no ear for music.
Nikki Harris