Pain Quotes

Unknown - pain is inevitable suffering is optional....
If a person commit a crime against you, have not the right to forgive him; but the law must punish him in order to prevent a repetition of that same crime by others, as the pain of the individual is unimportant beside the general welfare of the people.
Abdul Baha, Paris Talks, p. 154

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
Virtue is not the absense of vices or the avoidance of moral dangers virtue is a vivid and separate ting, like pain or a particular smell.
G. K. Chesterton
Ralph waldo emerson - there is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or...
What greater pain could mortals have than this To see their children dead before their eyes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Denis watley - mistakes are painful when they happen, but years...
Each painting has its own way of evolving... When the painting is finished, the subject reaveals itself.
William Baziotes
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Pablo Picasso
If I can stop one heart from breaking, If I can ease one pain, Then my life will not have been in vain.
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
Do you want to know the secret of pain? If you just stop feeling it, you can start to use it.
Robert Englund
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
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
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
Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping. We see our past achievements as the end results of a clean forward thrust, and our present difficulties as signs of decline and decay.
Eric Hoffe
Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.
Kahlil Gibran
A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions than anything else in the world.
Edmond de Goncourt
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
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
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
Buddha
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
The Puritan hated bear - Baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
It is easy to love the people far away. It is not always easy to love those close to us. It is easier to give a cup of rice to relieve hunger than to relieve the loneliness and pain of someone unloved in our home. Bring love into your home for this is where our love for each other must start.
Mother Teresa
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)
Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint on it you can.
Danny Kaye
The pain of dispute exceeds, by much, its utility. All disputation makes the mind deaf, and when people are deaf I am dumb.
Joseph Joubert
Nay, tempt me not to love again: There was a time when love was sweet; Dear Nea! had I known thee then, Our souls had not been slow to meet! But oh! this weary heart hath run So many a time the rounds of pain, Not even for thee, thou lovely one! Would I endure such pangs again.
Sir Thomas More
We should all be obliged to appear before a board every five years and justify our existence... on pain of liquidation.
George Bernard Shaw
Millions must plough and forge and dig in order that a few thousand may write and paint and study.
Heinrich Gotthard von Treitschke
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
This is the bitterest pain among men, to have much knowledge but no power.
Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
Do not speak harshly to any one; those who are spoken to will answer thee in the same way. Angry speech is painful: blows for blows will touch thee.
Buddha, The Dharmapada
There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.
Aeschylus
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
Pablo Picasso
Nay, tempt me not to love again There was a time when love was sweet Dear Nea had I known thee then, Our souls had not been slow to meet But oh this weary heart hath run So many a time the rounds of pain, Not even for thee, thou lovely one Would I endure such pangs again.
Sir Thomas More
It is a sin to persue pleasure as a good and to avoid pain as a evil.
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, Book nine
Scorching my seared heart with a pain, not hell shall make me fear again.
Edgar Allan Poe, Tamerlane, Part II
Light is the first of painters. There is no object so foul that intense light will not make it beautiful.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No pain, no palm no thorns, no throne no gall, no glory, no glory no cross, no crown.
William Penn
What we call pleasure, and rightly so is the absence of all pain.
Cicero