Pain Quotes

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Michelangelo Buonarroti
James baldwin - you think your pains and heartbreaks are...

Herr lipp - the absence of love is the most abject pain....
The trouble with born - Again Christians is that they are an even bigger pain the second time around.
Herb Caen
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
The painting has a life of its own. I try to let it come through.
Jackson Pollock

The Puritan hated bear - Baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
Nevertheless the passions, whether violent or not, should never be so expressed as to reach the point of causing disgust; and music, even in situations of the greatest horror, should never be painful to the ear but should flatter and charm it, and thereby always remain music.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Always set high value on spontaneous kindness. He whose inclination prompts him to cultivate your friendship of his own accord will love you more than one whom you have been at pains to attach to you.
Samuel Johnson
Painless poverty is better than embittered wealth.
Greek
Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.
Kahlil Gibran
There are only three sins - Causing pain, causing fear, and causing anguish. The rest is window dressing.
Roger Caras
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven played music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Time has laid its healing hand upon the wound when we can look back at the the pain we once fainted under, and no bitterness or despair arises in our heart.
Jerome K. Jerome, "Idle thought of an Idle Fellow".
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
Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.
Paul Johannes Tillich
The way money goes so fast these days, they should paint racing stripes on it.
Mark Russell
Love is know the pain of too much tenderness.
Kahlil Gibran
I reached for sleep and drew it round me like a blanket muffling pain and thought together in the merciful dark.
Mary Stewart
Author unknown - you can judge your age by the amount of pain you...
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
When I am finishing a picture, I hold some God - Made object up to it a rock, a flower, the branch of a tree or my hand as a final test. If the painting stands up beside a thing man cannot make, the painting is authentic. If theres a clash between the two, its bad art.
Marc Chagall
Pain is nothing compared to what it feels like to quit. Give everything you got today for tomorrow may never come.
Dan Gable, University of Iowa wrestling coach
I am going to Spain to fight an army without a general, and thence to the East to fight a general without an army.
Julius Caesar, (attributed)
Physical pain however great ends in itself and falls away like dry husks from the mind, whilst moral discords and nervous horrors sear the soul.
Alice James
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
Never say that marriage has more of joy than pain.
Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B. C.
The same refinement which brings us new pleasures, exposes us to new pains.
Edward Bulwer - Lytton
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
People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.
Anne Sullivan
There will always be a part, and always a very large part of every community, that have no care but for themselves, and whose care for themselves reaches little further than impatience of immediate pain, and eagerness for the nearest good.
Samuel Johnson, Taxation No Tyranny
It is a pain in the ass waiting around for someone to try to kill you.
Roger Zelazny
It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary.
David Bailey
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
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
Pain is a very precious gift. Do not waste it.
Martha Singleterry
What we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
George Eliot, Middlemarch
I remember how my Great Uncle Jerry would sit on the porch and whittle all day long. Once he whittled me a toy boat out of a larger toy boat I had. It was almost as good as the first one, except now it had bumpy whittle marks all over it. And no paint, because he had whittled off the paint.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
A friend is someone, who upon seeing another friend in immense pain, would rather be the one experiencing the pain than to have to watch their friend suffer.
Amanda Grie
It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.
Ralph Waldo Emerson