Pain And Sorrow quotes:

  • If my art has nothing to do with people's pain and sorrow, what is 'art' for? -- Ai Weiwei
  • Blessed be shock. Blessed be the part of us that protects us from too much pain and sorrow. At the heart of life is a fusebox. -- Yann Martel
  • Pain and sorrow and misery have a right to our assistance: compassion puts us in mind of the debt, and that we owe it to ourselves as well as to the distressed. -- Joseph Butler
  • Words, sentences, ideas, no matter how subtle or ingenious, the maddest flights of poetry, the most profound dreams, the most hallucinating visions, are but crude hieroglyphs chiseled in pain and sorrow to commemorate an event which is untransmissible. -- Henry Miller
  • Smile, though your heart is aching. Smile, even though it's breaking. When there are clouds in the sky, you'll get by if you smile through your pain and sorrow. Smile and maybe tomorrow, you'll see the sun come shining through for you. -- Charlie Chaplin
  • Through prayer we can carry in our heart all human pain and sorrow, all conflicts and agonies, all torture and war, all hunger, loneliness and misery, not because of some great psychological or emotional capacity, but because God's heart has become one with ours. -- Henri Nouwen
  • Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life, we are continually adding grief to grief and aggravating the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another. -- Joseph Addison
  • We may have to face God's truth about our pain--it is real, but we must be careful not to get God and life mixed up. God does not cause the pain and sorrow. He suffers with us and desires to comfort us as only he can. -- Jill Briscoe
  • From joy people are born; for joy they live; in joy they melt at death. Death is an ecstasy, for it removes the burden of the body and frees the soul of all pain springing from body identification. It is the cessation of pain and sorrow. -- Paramahansa Yogananda
  • The Christian religion and morality extols the glory of the Hereafter, and therefore remains indifferent to the horrors of the earth. Indeed, the idea of self-denial and of all that makes for pain and sorrow is its test of human worth, its passport to the entry into heaven. -- Emma Goldman
  • O what a blessed day that will be when I shall . . . stand on the shore and look back on the raging seas I have safely passed; when I shall review my pains and sorrows, my fears and tears, and possess the glory which was the end of all! -- Richard Baxter
  • Stephen had just come from a class discussion in which several students believed that the right cup of herbal tea would save them from pain and sorrow. Well acquainted with pain and sorrow, Stephen did not contribute to the discussion. He merely crossed these idiots off his list of possible friends. -- Caroline B. Cooney
  • Given my last position, that I was the first U.S attorney post 9/11 in New Jersey, I understand acutely the pain and sorrow and upset of the family members who lost loved ones that day at the hands of radical Muslim extremists. And their sensitivities and concerns have to be taken into account. -- Chris Christie
  • Pain is pain and sorrow is sorrow. It hurts. It limits. It impoverishes. It isolates. It restrains. It works devastation deep within the personality. It circumscribes in a thousand different ways. There is nothing good about it. But the gifts God can give with it are the richest the human spirit can know. -- Margaret Clarkson
  • Today you're full of pain and sorrow, and you feel your loss so much, but you know there are lots of tomorrows, when the pain won't be so much, you'll always have your memories you'll always feel them near, they won't be very far away, the love will be around you, soft and clear. -- Susan Smith
  • I've found out why people laugh. They laugh because it hurts- because it's the only thing that'll make it stop hurting... I had been told that a 'funny' thing is a thing of goodness. It isn't... The goodness is in the laughing. I grok it is a bravery- and a sharing- against pain and sorrow and defeat. -- Robert A. Heinlein
  • I said: what about my eyes? God said: Keep them on the road. I said: what about my passion? God said: Keep it burning. I said: what about my heart? God said: Tell me what you hold inside it? I said: pain and sorrow? He said: Stay with it. The wound is the place where the Light enters you. -- Rumi
  • Social sorrow loses half its pain. -- Samuel Johnson
  • Nobody notices your sorrow, your pain, but everyone notices your mistakes. -- Miley Cyrus
  • Silence is not only never thirsty, but also never brings pain or sorrow. -- Hippocrates
  • Some natural sorrow, loss, or pain That has been, and may be again. -- William Wordsworth
  • Do not look at life's long sorrow; see how small each moment's pain. -- Adelaide Anne Procter
  • The very word "sorrow" colours the fact of sorrow, the pain of it. -- Jiddu Krishnamurti
  • Give thanks for sorrow that teaches you pity; for pain that teaches you courage... -- Robert Nathan
  • Ive always been able to transform happiness and pain and sorrow and tears into positive energy. -- Thalia
  • I've always been able to transform happiness and pain and sorrow and tears into positive energy. -- Thalia
  • Only where there is sentient life can there be feelings of pleasure and pain, sorrow or joy. -- Max Heindel
  • Pain, sorrow, ignorance are all illusory; they cannot live. Bliss, joy, knowledge are true; they cannot die. -- Sivananda
  • Whether joy or sorrow, pain or pleasure; whatsoever may befall thee, accept it serenely with an unvanquished heart. -- Rabindranath Tagore
  • There is no sin or transgression, pain or sorrow, which is outside of the healing power of His Atonement. -- C. Scott Grow
  • The fullness of existence is the experience of joy and sorrow, good times and dark times, pain and healing.. -- Lailah Gifty Akita
  • Sometimes you gotta laugh through the tears, smile through the pain so that you can live through the sorrow... -- Alex Tan
  • While we yearn for peace, we live in a world burdened with hunger, pain, anguish, loneliness, sickness, and sorrow. -- Joseph B. Wirthlin
  • When I think of the happiness that is in store for me, every sorrow, every pain becomes dear to me. -- Francis of Assisi
  • Why must love always be accompanied--sooner or later--by sorrow and pain? Why not? Because pure bliss is for pure idiots. -- Edward Abbey
  • Everyone is in pain.No matter where they come from or what you think of them. Sorrow spares no one -- Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • The outlet for my sorrow, that I do feel deeply, and the pain, is the songs. That's where it goes. -- Dan Fogelberg
  • An actor's body should be full of emotions, whether it is happiness or sorrow, pain or joy, enraged or elated. -- Sonny Chiba
  • In this life nothing is permanent. Joy, sorrow, pain, pleasure - everything is in a constant state of change. Thankfully. -- Danielle Cormack
  • in the caves of my heart, where pain taps out its rhythms and sorrow sets its loss, i am without direction. -- Nick Bantock
  • God can use a sensitive Christian to be a rich blessing in the life of one who knows pain and sorrow. -- Billy Graham
  • A feeling of sadness and longing, That is not akin to pain, And resembles sorrow only As the mist resembles the rain. -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • Sleep, thou patron of mankind, Great physician of the mind Who does nor pain nor sorrow know, Sweetest balm of every woe. -- Sophocles
  • I've got life, I've got love, I've got faith & that's enough. We feel sorrow we feel pain, but there's sunshine after rain. -- Jake Miller
  • Sometimes in our lives we all have pain. We all have sorrow. But if we are wise we know that there's always tomorrow. -- Bill Withers
  • Remembering bred its own peculiar sorrow. It seemed so unfair: that time should render both sadness and happiness into a source of pain. -- Rohinton Mistry
  • What is the noble truth of suffering? Birth is suffering, ageing is suffering and sorrow and lamentation, pain, grief and despair are suffering. -- Gautama Buddha
  • I am persuaded ... that both man and woman bear pain or sorrow, (and, for aught I know, pleasure too) best in a horizontal position. -- Laurence Sterne
  • The only thing pain can wring from a soul that has abandoned resistance and from a mind that has lost its hate is sorrow -- Yi Mun-yol
  • Remorse is sorrow over being caught and the pain of consequences that follow. Repentance is not being concerned for ourselves but having a contrite heart. -- Charles R. Swindoll
  • In the midst of happiness or despairin sorrow or in joyin pleasure or in pain:Do what is right and you will be at peace. -- Jess Rothenberg
  • Pain and fear and hunger are effects of causes which can be foreseen and known: but sorrow is a debt which someone else makes for us. -- Freya Stark
  • Rise above the limited conditions of pleasure and pain, success and failure, happiness and sorrow, that all the countless unenlightened beings in creation are slaves to. -- Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell
  • 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
  • Behind Joy and Laughter there may be a temperament, coarse, hard and callous. But behind Sorrow there is always Sorrow. Pain, unlike Pleasure, wears no mask. -- Oscar Wilde
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  • Man's feeble race what ills await! Labour, and Penury, the racks of Pain, Disease, and Sorrow's weeping train, And Death, sad refuge from the storms of Fate! -- Thomas Gray
  • When'er into thine eyes I see, All pain and sorrow fly from me. [Ger., Wenn ich in deine Augen sch' So schwindet all' mein Leid und Weh.] -- Heinrich Heine
  • The surgery of life hurts. It helps me, though, to know that the surgeon himself, the Wounded Surgeon, has felt every stab of pain and every sorrow. -- Philip Yancey
  • The eyes mirror the heart of a person. An entire life can be seen through them. Love, sorrow, deceit, pain. If you look closely, it's all there. -- Gail Tsukiyama
  • Tears that are shed in time of affliction are rarely tears of penitence, but more likely they are shed out of self pity and pain or sorrow. -- John Calvin
  • Let your pain be my sorrow. Let your tears be my tears too. Let your courage be my model. That the north you find will be true. -- Sting
  • In the school of mortality, we experience tenderness, love, kindness, happiness, sorrow, disappointment, pain, and even the challenges of physical limitations in ways that prepare us for eternity. -- David A. Bednar
  • We who live in prison, and in whose lives there is no event but sorrow, have to measure time by throbs of pain, and the record of bitter moments. -- Oscar Wilde
  • Pain and suffering have come into your life, but remember pain, sorrow, suffering are but the kiss of Jesus - a sign that you have come so close to Him that He can kiss you. -- Mother Teresa