Pain Quotes

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
Frida kahlo - i paint self - portraits because i am so often...

Sophocles - one word frees us of all the weight and pain of...
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
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

And, therefore, indifference is always the friend of the enemy, for it benefits the aggressor - - Never its victim, whose pain is magnified when he or she feels forgotten.
Elie Wiesel, The Perils of Indifference
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
The superiority of chocolate hot chocolate, both for health and nourishment, will soon give it the same preference over tea and coffee in America which it has in Spain...
Thomas Jefferson
The same refinement which brings us new pleasures, exposes us to new pains.
Edward Bulwer - Lytton
The trouble with born - Again Christians is that they are an even bigger pain the second time around.
Herb Caen
One word Frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.
Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything - - Even poverty - - You can survive it.
Bill Cosby
Never invest in anything that eats or needs repainting.
Billy Rose
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
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Even as the stone of the fruit must break, that its heart may stand in the sun, so must you know pain.
Kahlil Gibran
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".
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
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
Marcus aurelius antoninus - if you are distressed by anything external, the...
One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
Walter Bagehot
Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.
Pablo Picasso
Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity.
Frank Leahy
Personally I think birthdays and anniversaries are like menstrual cramps, a regular pain in the ass thats somehow connected to birth.
Hugh Elliott
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
Rarely do we find men who willingly to engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half - Baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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.
Liberalism is, I think, resurgent. One reason is that more and more people are so painfully aware of the alternative.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Sometimes it is harder to deprive oneself of a pain than of a pleasure.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender is the Night
The way money goes so fast these days, they should paint racing stripes on it.
Mark Russell
There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behavior, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do you want to know the secret of pain? If you just stop feeling it, you can start to use it.
Robert Englund
I have heard of your paintings too, well enough; God has given you one face, and you make yourselves another.
William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 3 scene 1
What we call pleasure, and rightly so is the absence of all pain.
Cicero
What greater pain could mortals have than this To see their children dead before their eyes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.
John Patrick
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
The absence of love is the most abject pain.
Herr Lipp
Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.
Kahlil Gibran
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