Pain Quotes

To get the attention of a large animal, be it an elephant or a bureaucracy, it helps to know what part of it feels pain. Be very sure, though, that you want its full attention.
Kelvin Throop
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Ambrose bierce - painting the art of protecting flat surfaces from...
The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.
John Kenneth Galbraith
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.
Charles Caleb Colton
The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong about anything, and that all the pains that I have so humbly taken to verify my notions have only wasted my time.
George Bernard Shaw

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
It is a pain in the ass waiting around for someone to try to kill you.
Roger Zelazny
Where painting is weakest, namely, in the expression of the highest moral and spiritual ideas, there music is sublimely strong.
Mrs. Stowe
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
Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.
Isaac Bashevis Singe
Light is the first of painters. There is no object so foul that intense light will not make it beautiful.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Egotism is the anesthetic given by a kindly nature to relieve the pain of being a damned fool.
Bellamy Brooks
Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.
Kahlil Gibran
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
It is a sin to persue pleasure as a good and to avoid pain as a evil.
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, Book nine
Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts.
Blaise Pascal
My life is the story of a man who always wants to carry too much. My spiritual quest is the painful process of learning to let go of things not essential.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, December 16, 2002
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Jean Jacques Rousseau, Emile, 1762
Marc chagall - when i am finishing a picture, i hold some god -...
Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul.
John Keats
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant perhaps the one is as painful as the other.
Francis Bacon
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
Pablo Picasso
We look before and after, And pine for what is not Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine
There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Michelangelo Buonarroti
Love is know the pain of too much tenderness.
Kahlil Gibran
Fundamentalists are to Christianity what paint - By - Numbers is to art.
Robin Tyle
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.
Charles Caleb Colton, Lacon, 1825
Pain is inevitable suffering is optional.
Unknown
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.
Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart. The really great men must, I think, have great sadness on Earth.
Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint on it you can.
Danny Kaye
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Anais Nin
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
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
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
M. Kathleen Casey
You know how to paint a room real fast Just put paint rollers on your feet and somehow figure out how to skate up the walls and across the ceiling.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.
Sophocles