Pain Quotes

Sometimes it is harder to deprive oneself of a pain than of a pleasure.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender is the Night
Amanda grie - a friend is someone, who upon seeing another...

Mildred & victor goertzel - pablo picasso resisted school stubbornly and...
Fundamentalists are to Christianity what paint - By - Numbers is to art.
Robin Tyle
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Jean Jacques Rousseau, Emile, 1762
Absence, with all its pains, is, by this charming moment, wiped away.
James Thomson

Every day I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing and which, shirking pain, misses happiness as well.
Mary Cholmondeley
I have heard of your paintings too, well enough God has given you one face, and you make yourselves another.
William Shakespeare
The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.
John Kenneth Galbraith
The sacrifice which causes sorrow to the doer of the sacrifice is no sacrifice. Real sacrifice lightens the mind of the doer and gives him a sense of peace and joy. The Buddha gave up the pleasures of life because they had become painful to him.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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
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.
Unknown
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Kahlil Gibran
The pain passes. The beauty remains.
Auguste Renoi
If your religion does not make you holy, it will damn you. It is simply painted pageantry to go to hell in.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Millions must plough and forge and dig in order that a few thousand may write and paint and study.
Heinrich Gotthard von Treitschke
I say that good painters imitated nature; but that bad ones vomited it.
Miguel de Cervantes, Exemplary Novels (1613)
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
James arthur baldwin - i imagine one of the reasons people cling to...
They were going to die. They knew it, and their last words were I love you. Even in great pain, their last words were of love... People who could have saved themselves and they ran back in to save others instead. If humanity is capable of that, how can I lose hope in humanity?
Elie Wiesel, Chicago Sun - Times, November 5, 2001
I have felt it and lived it and now it leaves me here, love is the ultimate pain and joy, without it you die with it you perish.
Christopher S. Drew
The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong about anything, and that all the pains I have so humbly taken to verify my notions have only wasted my time.
George Bernard Shaw
For no man lives in the external truth among salts and acids, but in the warm, phantasmagoric chamber of his brain, with the painted windows and the storied wall.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint on it you can.
Danny Kaye
They can expect nothing but their labour for their pains.
Miguel de Cervantes
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
The more severe the pain or illness, the more severe will be the necessary changes. These may involve breaking bad habits, or acquiring some new and better ones.
Peter McWilliams, Life 101
Know that the pain will pass, and, when it passes, you will be stronger, happier, more sensitive and aware.
Mel Colgrove
This is the bitterest pain among men, to have much knowledge but no power.
Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
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
He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
Aeschylus
Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.
Sri da Avabhas
You cannot slander human nature; it is worse than words can paint it.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Light is the first of painters. There is no object so foul that intense light will not make it beautiful.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do. To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
Henry David Thoreau, "Where I Live".
It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to.... The feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.
Vincent Van Gogh
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