Pain Quotes

A man without justice is a beast, and a man who would make himself a beast forgets the pain of being a man.
Timothy Leary
Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.
Isaac Bashevis Singe

Van Gogh became a painter because he had no ear for music.
Nikki Harris
William shakespeare - a wretched soul, bruised with adversity, we bid...
Oscar wilde - henry james writes fiction as if it were a...
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
M. Kathleen Casey

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
I am one of those who believe that spiritual progress is a rule of human life, but the approach to perfection is slow and painful. If a woman elevates herself in one respect and is retarded in another, it is because the rough trail that leads to the mountain peak is not free of ambushes of thieves and lairs of wolves.
Kahlil Gibran, The Broken Wings
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life That word is love.
Sophocles
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The same refinement which brings us new pleasures, exposes us to new pains.
Edward Bulwer - Lytton
Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional.
Unknown
The prelude to Tristan and Isolde reminds me of the Italian painting of the martyr whose intestines are slowly being unwound from his body on a reel.
Eduard Hanslick
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
A strange thing is memory, and hope one looks backward, and the other forward one is of today, the other of tomorrow. Memory is history recorded in our brain, memory is a painter, it paints pictures of the past and of the day.
Anna Mary Robertson Moses
If more than ten percent of the population likes a painting it should be burned, for it must be bad.
George Bernard Shaw
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
It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Truman capote - writing has laws of perspective, of light and...
Know that the pain will pass, and, when it passes, you will be stronger, happier, more sensitive and aware.
Mel Colgrove
Pablo Picasso resisted school stubbornly and seemed completely unable to learn to read or write. To other students grew used to seeing him come late with his pet pigeon - - And with the paintbrush he always carried as if it were an extension of his own body.
Mildred & Victor Goertzel
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Jean Jacques Rousseau, Emile, 1762
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
Through me you pass into the city of woeThrough me you pass into eternal painThrough me among the people lost for aye. Justice the founder of my fabric movedTo rear me was the task of power divine, Supremest wisdom, and primeval love. Before me things create were none, save thingsEternal, and eternal I shall endure. All hope abandon, ye who enter here.
Dante Alighieri
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. The pains of power are real; its pleasures imaginary.
C. C. Colton
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.
Love is know the pain of too much tenderness.
Kahlil Gibran
There are only three sins - Causing pain, causing fear, and causing anguish. The rest is window dressing.
Roger Caras
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Bob Marley
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
We are kept keen on the grindstone of pain and necessity.
H. G. Wells, The Time Machine
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 to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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
I say that good painters imitated nature; but that bad ones vomited it.
Miguel de Cervantes, Exemplary Novels (1613)
Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life - - Learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.
Robert
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
Fundamentalists are to Christianity what paint - By - Numbers is to art.
Robin Tyle
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
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
For there is no greater pain, than to remember in present grief, past happinesses.
Dante, The Divine Comedy