Pain Quotes

If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
Norman Vincent Peale
Bartholomew - many of us spend our whole lives running from...

Absence, with all its pains, is, by this charming moment, wiped away.
James Thomson
Marc chagall - when i am finishing a picture, i hold some god -...
You cannot slander human nature; it is worse than words can paint it.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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

I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce, and agriculture, in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain.
John Adams
No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.
William Penn
If I can stop one Heart from breaking I shall not live in vain If I can ease one Life the Aching, or cool one Pain, Or help one fainting Robin into his Nest again, I shall not live in Vain.
Emily Dickinson
Personality is born out of pain. It is the fire shut up in the flint.
J. B. Yeats
How much pain have cost us the evils which have never happened.
Thomas Jefferson
When a man or woman loves to brood over a sorrow and takes care to keep it green in their memory, you may be sure it is no longer a pain to them.
Jerome K. Jerome
Euripides, alcestis, 438 b. c. - time cancels young pain....
Competition is a painful thing, but it produces great results.
Jerry Flint, in Forbes
The trouble with born - Again Christians is that they are an even bigger pain the second time around.
Herb Caen
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
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
One word Frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.
Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus
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
It is natural for a man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut out eyes against a painful truth and listen to the song of that siren, till she transforms into beasts.
Patrick Henry
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
I say that good painters imitated nature but that bad ones vomited it.
Miguel de Cervantes
It is as painful perhaps to be awakened from a vision as to be born.
Ulysses
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
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
Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul.
John Keats
When the head aches, all the members partake of the pain.
Miguel de Cervantes
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
There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
What we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
George Eliot, Middlemarch
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
Revolution is not a dinner party, not an essay, nor a painting, nor a piece of embroidery it cannot be advanced softly, gradually, carefully, considerately, respectfully, politely, plainly and modestly.
Mao Zedong
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be.
Abraham Maslow
But pain... seems to me an insufficient reason not to embrace life. Being dead is quite painless. Pain, like time, is going to come on regardless. Question is, what glorious moments can you win from life in addition to the pain?
Lois McMaster Bujold, "Barrayar", 1991
One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
Walter Bagehot
There is a wide world out there, my friend, full of pain, but filled with joy as well. The former keeps you on the path of growth, and the latter makes the journey tolerable.
R. A. Salvatore, Sojourn
Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.
Kahlil Gibran
All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.
Maurice Masterlinck
People in high life are hardened to the wants and distresses of mankind as surgeons are to their bodily pains.
G. K. Chesterton