Pain And Loss quotes:

  • Death is to be feared because of the pain and loss it inflicts through love, and for no other reason. -- K.J. Parker
  • God is inviting you today to appropriately grieve your pains and losses and to acknowledge the world is seriously broken. -- Tullian Tchividjian
  • I wrote to make sense out of all the contradictions I experienced and to deal with the pain and loss I was undergoing. -- Marge Piercy
  • They are committing the greatest indignity human beings can inflict on one another: telling people who have suffered excruciating pain and loss that their pain and loss were illusions. (v) -- Elie Wiesel
  • Staring into the mirror, I was surprised to see a haunted look in my brown eyes. There was pain there, pain and loss that even the nicest dress and makeup couldn't hide. -- Richelle Mead
  • No. The universe has to move forward. Pain and loss, they define us as much as happiness or love. Whether it's a world, or a relationship... Everything has its time. And everything ends. -- Elisabeth Sladen
  • Anger is the right response to something that is so wrong. But don't let the anger and pain and loss you feel prevent you from forgiving him and removing your hands from around his neck. -- William P. Young
  • Please choose the way of peace.. In the short term there may be winners and losers in this war that we all dread. But that never can, nor never will justify the suffering, pain and loss of life your weapons will cause. -- Mother Teresa
  • The revolution taught me not to be consoled by other people's miseries, not to feel thankful because so many others had suffered more. Pain and loss, like love and joy, are unique and personal; they cannot be modified by comparison to others. -- Azar Nafisi
  • I had a very full life, with pains and losses, of course. I lost all the people I was closest to: my partner, my father, and my best friends, but I can't complain. I am 91 years old and I am still here at my desk. -- Giovanna Cau
  • No mother. Two small words, and yet within them lay a bottomless well of pain and loss, a ceaseless mourning for touches that were never received and words of wisdom that were never spoken. No single word was big enough to adequately describe the loss of your mother. -- Kristin Hannah
  • Jesmyn Ward is an alchemist. She transmutes pain and loss into gold. Men We Reaped illustrates hardships but thankfully, vitally, it's just as clear about the humor, the intelligence, the tenderness, the brilliance of the folks in DeLisle, Mississippi. A community that's usually wiped off the literary map can't be erased when it's in a book this good. -- Victor LaValle
  • Cancer taught me a plan for more purposeful living, and that in turn taught me how to train and to win more purposefully. It taught me that pain has a reason, and that sometimes the experience of losing things-whether health or a car or an old sense of self-has its own value in the scheme of life. Pain and loss are great enhancers. -- Lance Armstrong
  • The good news of the gospel [for sufferers] is not an exhortation from above to 'hang on at all costs,' or 'grin and bear it' in the midst of hardship. No, the good news is that God is hanging on to you, and in the end, when all is said and done, the power of God will triumph over every pain and loss. -- Tullian Tchividjian
  • I wondered if he could ever understand that it was a blessing, not a sin, to be graced with more than one love. It could be complicated; of course it could be complicated. And it opened one up to the possibility of more pain and loss. Still, it was a blessing I would never relinquish. Love, genuine love, was always a cause for joy. -- Jacqueline Carey
  • Reality is a state of mind. To the banker, the money in his ledger book is all very real, though he doesn't actually see it or touch it. But to the Brahma, it simply doesn't exist the way the air and the earth, pain and loss do. To him, the banker's reality is folly. To the banker, the Brahma's ideas are as inconsequential as dust. -- Libba Bray
  • Pain made you strong. Loss made you powerful. -- Cassandra Clare
  • To avoid the pain of loss, give up attachment. -- Debasish Mridha
  • A world without pain, loss, betrayal, hate, death, loneliness? Impossible! -- Darren Shan
  • The experience of pain or loss can be a formidably motivating force. -- John C. Maxwell
  • Some natural sorrow, loss, or pain That has been, and may be again. -- William Wordsworth
  • Although our love never dies, the pain of our loss can eventually dissolve. -- Judy Tatelbaum
  • All loss, all pain, is particular; the universe remains to the heart unhurt. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • A lot of songs are inspiration and help people through pain, grief and loss. -- Olivia Newton-John
  • Hell is the special pain that dwells in that loss which you yourself have caused -- Elliot Perlman
  • There is no growth without change, no change without fear or loss and no loss without pain. -- Rick Warren
  • What golden hour of life, what glittering moment will ever equal the pain its loss can cause? -- Paul Valery
  • Tis not where we lie but whence we fell; the loss of Heaven's the greatest pain in Hell. -- Pedro Calderon de la Barca
  • You're always going to survive the pain of loss. I can live with that confidence inside of me. -- Hope Solo
  • The fullness of life's balancing grace will demand the symmetry of recompense for all your loss and pain. -- Bryant McGill
  • Only the most saintly and delusional among us welcomes all pain as challenge, perceives all loss as harsh blessing. -- Scott Jurek
  • Transformation without work and pain, without suffering, without a sense of loss is just an illusion of true change. -- William P. Young
  • Transformation without work and pain, without suffering, without a sense of loss is just an illusion of true change. -- William P. Young
  • The loss of my father was the most traumatic event in my life - I can't forget the pain. -- Frank Lowy
  • Prefer a loss to a dishonest gain; the one brings pain at the moment, the other for all time. -- Chilon
  • Sometimes you must lose everything to gain it again, and the regaining is the sweeter for the pain of loss. -- SebastiAn
  • Praise and blame, gain and loss, pleasure and pain, fame and disripute, these are just the worldly winds of existence. -- T. Scott McLeod
  • in the caves of my heart, where pain taps out its rhythms and sorrow sets its loss, i am without direction. -- Nick Bantock
  • Grief is a normal and natural response to loss. It is originally an unlearned feeling process. Keeping grief inside increases your pain. -- Anne Grant
  • We knew nothing of loss. Nobody has taught us about pain. Until that moment, death had just amounted to a scary sound. -- Francesca Marciano
  • Monsters are born of pain, and grief, and loss, and anger. Your heart is full of them.--And?And it makes you vulnerable. -- Jim Butcher
  • The practice of love offers no place of safety. We risk loss, hurt, pain. We risk being acted upon by forces outside our control. -- bell hooks
  • Faith draws the poison from every grief, takes the sting from every loss, and quenches the fire of every pain, and only faith can do it. -- Jeffrey R. Holland
  • There is something about loss and pain that opens the doors of wisdom in your heart, doors that would have remained locked for a whole lifetime. -- Lyrical Treasure
  • In middle age we are apt to reach the horrifying conclusion that all sorrow, all pain, all passionate regret and loss and bitter disillusionment are self-made -- Kathleen Norris
  • There is no growth if there is no change. There is no change if there is no loss. There is no loss if there is no pain. -- Rick Warren
  • We've developed a very complex filing system for existence. We see things in terms of good or bad. We feel happiness, joy, pain, loss, guilt and remorse. -- Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell
  • You will find the way, daughter of the forest. Through grief and pain, through many trials, through betrayal and loss, your feet will walk a straight path. -- Juliet Marillier
  • But adulthood," continued the barely twentysomething, "doesn't give you power over what matters most. It doesn't protect you from pain, loss, fate. That's part of being human. -- Cynthia Leitich Smith
  • There are two types of pain. There is the pain of loss, which you can recover. And then, there is the pain of regret which never goes away. -- Donovin Darius
  • The pain of loss, moreover, however agonizing, however haunting in memory, quiets imperceptibly into acceptance as the currents of active living and of fresh emotions flow over it. -- Elizabeth Drew