Pain and suffer quotes:

  • For broad understanding and deep feeling, you need pain and suffering. -- Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • You must remember that no one lives a life free from pain and suffering. -- Sophocles
  • It's at the borders of pain and suffering that the men are separated from the boys. -- Emil Zatopek
  • Any discussion of how pain and suffering fit into God's scheme ultimately leads back to the cross. -- Philip Yancey
  • Fear and pain and suffering is not OK for any being to feel intentionally at the hands of us. -- Leona Lewis
  • A tremendous amount of needless pain and suffering can be eliminated by ensuring that health insurance is universally available. -- Daniel Akaka
  • We often add to our pain and suffering by being overly sensitive, over-reacting to minor things, and sometimes taking things too personally. -- Dalai Lama
  • So many of us are causing pain and suffering to ourselves on daily basis, because we do not know the value of life -- Sunday Adelaja
  • So many of us are causing pain and suffering to ourselves on daily basis, because we do not know the value of life. -- Sunday Adelaja
  • Moral evil is the immorality and pain and suffering and tragedy that come because we choose to be selfish, arrogant, uncaring, hateful and abusive. -- Lee Strobel
  • There are Eastern religions that deny the reality of pain and suffering. They just try to wipe it away by saying it's all an illusion. -- Lee Strobel
  • You develop a kind of admiration for criminal genius and ruthless efficiency, and you forget that the criminal empire is built on human pain and suffering. -- Jake Adelstein
  • There are two types of people in this world: Those who make it their life's work to rid themselves of all pain and suffering... and Artists. -- Gregor Collins
  • In a world of war, pain and suffering, all I want for Christmas is an underwater watch and a silver clutch rod for my dirt bike. -- Dana Gould
  • Whether we fear pain and suffering or not, pain and suffering will come to everyone. Why not keep our minds focused on where we want to go? -- Radhanath Swami
  • There is pain and suffering in this world, but there is also joy, and not just suffering here and joy there, but suffering and joy in the very same place. -- Todd Neva
  • While we lament the apparent injustice of pain and suffering, how often do we forget that every good thing in a fallen world is wholly a gift of God's mercy and grace. -- Matt Chandler
  • You cannot find any peace by escaping from human pain and suffering; you have to find peace and harmony right in the midst of human pain. That is the purpose of spiritual life -- Dainin Katagiri
  • Whatever pain and suffering you've experienced in your life has been a blessing at least in this one regard: you now know some true things that you couldn't have learned any other way. -- Eric Maisel
  • Whether we get to avoid pain and suffering or we must persevere in the midst of it, our deliverance comes when we're dragged from the enemy of our souls to the heart of God. -- Beth Moore
  • I guess I felt attached to my weakness. My pain and suffering too. Summer light, the smell of a breeze, the sound of cicadas - if I like these things, why should I apologize? -- Haruki Murakami
  • It is very difficult to give a 15 second sound bite on why there is pain and suffering in this world and not have it come off as being flippant or surface level or superficial. -- Lee Strobel
  • I think it's true that the 1 Percent or the elite are living in a world of, maybe, excessive privilege, and they don't fully realize how much pain and suffering, how much anxiety exists out there. -- Nouriel Roubini
  • I think it's the pain and suffering that drive you to become an artist. The art itself should be the pain, sort of exorcising every demon and making you feel like you're a person that matters. -- Marilyn Manson
  • Vivisection is wrong because it is an abuse of man's power over the helpless, involving pain and suffering. The name for this is cruelty, and cruelty is immoral, no matter what the reason for its introduction. -- Jon Evans
  • I learned a lot about pain and suffering during 'Pan Am.' We had to wear very constricting period-correct girdles and bras. After that, I learned to read a script with an eye toward the undergarments. -- Margot Robbie
  • In our own lives and in our communities, we need to find a way to include others rather than exclude them. We need to find a way to allow our pain and suffering, individually and collectively. -- Sharon Salzberg
  • Without pain, there would be no suffering, without suffering we would never learn from our mistakes. To make it right, pain and suffering is the key to all windows, without it, there is no way of life. -- Angelina Jolie
  • Wounded parents often unintentionally inflict pain and suffering on their children and these childhood wounds causes a laundry list of maladaptive behaviors commonly called codependency. These habits restrict people to love-limiting relationships causing much unhappiness and distress. -- David W. Earle
  • A compassionate heart will lift you out of the pain and suffering of your own world because it knows that everyone is doing the best they can, given their state of consciousness and the histories they're dragging behind them. -- Debbie Ford
  • I pray for all of us, oppressor and friend, that together we may succeed in building a better world through human understanding and love, and that in doing so we may reduce the pain and suffering of all sentient beings. -- Dalai Lama
  • Latin Americans hold on tight even to pain and suffering, preferring a certain present to an uncertain future. Some of this is only natural, entirely human. But for us, the fear is paralyzing; it generates not only anxiety but also paralysis. -- Oscar Arias
  • I'm blessed to be living this dream of writing and singing, but that's not the real dream I had. The real dream was to make enough money to take care of all the pain and suffering that my mother has been through. -- Missy Elliott
  • Our visit to this planet is short, so we should use our time meaningfully, which we can do by helping others wherever possible. And if we cannot help others, at least we should try not to create pain and suffering for them. -- Dalai Lama
  • Everyone suffers; life is pain; and death is the final punctuation at the end of that sentence, so deal with it. I really think you can manage pain and suffering by living in fullness and being true to yourself and all those seemingly vapid platitudes. -- Sufjan Stevens
  • The eurozone status quo is neither tolerable nor stable. Mainstream economists would call it an inferior equilibrium; I call it a nightmare - one that is inflicting tremendous pain and suffering that could be easily avoided if the misconceptions and taboos that sustain it were dispelled. -- George Soros
  • Musically, there's probably nothing better than, after spending weeks or months of grinding on a lyric or a song, when you play a good song from beginning to end for the first time - there's a moment there where all the pain and suffering is worth it. -- Five for Fighting
  • I've always loved the blues, ever since I was a kid. It has a depth to it that a lot of contemporary music doesn't have. It has pain and suffering in it, but funny stories, too. And it is built on storytelling, which is something I really love. -- Nickolas Ashford
  • I'm very, very sensitive to pain and to people who suffer. -- Patricia Cornwell
  • Pain can be vitalising; it gives intensity in the place of vagueness and emptiness. If we don't suffer, how do we know that we live? -- Sebastian Horsley
  • A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of time, and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain. -- Samuel Johnson
  • The Savior has suffered not just for our iniquities but also for the inequality, the unfairness, the pain, the anguish, and the emotional distresses that so frequently beset us. -- David A. Bednar
  • 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
  • Life is not always easy to live, but the opportunity to do so is a blessing beyond comprehension. In the process of living, we will face struggles, many of which will cause us to suffer and to experience pain. -- L. Lionel Kendrick
  • I don't want people who are in poverty, in pain, or suffering, to suffer because it's for their own good and they can pull themselves up by their bootstraps. I want to help them. I want us all to help them. -- Penn Jillette
  • Poetry is that sentiment of the soul, or faculty of the mind, which enables its possessor to appreciate and realize the heights and depths of human experience. It is the power to feel pleasure or suffer pain in all its exquisiteness and intensity. -- Orson F. Whitney
  • Detroit is a city that really stands out. It's been through a very difficult time. There's been a lot of pain here, and the city, physically, has suffered. You can see it in certain neighborhoods, and there's buildings downtown that have been abandoned. -- Michael Imperioli
  • Animal rights activists talk about cruelty and torture, some backing their assertions by publishing out-of-date photographs of 'experiments' banned long ago. This is a misrepresentation. The work we do is performed with compassion, care, humanity and humility. I have never seen an animal suffer pain. -- Robert Winston
  • The first year with ABT I learned 13 new roles. Most were lengthy ballets, more complicated than I was used to. I have suffered from tendinitis since I was 13, and it flared up again until the pain was paralyzing. There were times I prayed I'd be sick so I wouldn't have to go on. -- Gelsey Kirkland
  • I think anyone who suffers from chronic pain can agree with this - you feel this great significance. What I wanted to capture was that significance, and as a matter of fact I think that's one of the lyrics on 'Conflict,' on the split. I touch on the significance, and really it's a selfish thing, in an offbeat way. -- Phil Anselmo
  • My first fear was about the devil, when I was around fire, something I saw in a movie. I think it's about pain, in whichever form it comes. I had a lot of energy as a child - sometimes too much - and I didn't know how to channel it. It was making me suffer. It was bigger than myself, and I was very young. -- Penelope Cruz
  • Warriors should suffer their pain silently. -- Erin Hunter
  • I wish no living thing to suffer pain. -- Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted. -- Orson F. Whitney
  • Whatever things a man gives up,By those he cannot suffer pain. -- Thiruvalluvar
  • The habit-forming pain, Mismanagement and grief: We must suffer them all again. -- W. H. Auden
  • When the anesthesia of love wears off,you suffer the pain of consequence. -- Amy Tan
  • If you love someone, you'd rather suffer the pain alone to spare them. -- Betty Smith
  • I'm choosing to suffer less. To put myself and my family through less pain. -- Brittany Maynard
  • You can suffer the pain of change or suffer remaining the way you are. -- Joyce Meyer
  • the pain we suffer is a way to make us appreciate what comes next. -- Mitch Albom
  • If we deny our anger, our pain, our ambition, or our goodness, we will suffer. -- M. Scott Peck
  • To be a value investor, you have to be willing [and able] to suffer pain. -- Jean-Marie Eveillard
  • Consciousness is the chronic pain of life, and all higher organisms suffer it every waking moment. -- David Marusek
  • When you love someone, them being hurt is worse than any pain that you could suffer. -- Dorothy Koomson
  • We are all frail-embodied creatures, who at times suffer through injustice, abuse, illness, pain and misfortune. -- Bryant H. McGill
  • Suffering is optional. You're gonna have some pain but it doesn't have to make you suffer. -- Jhene Aiko
  • They who go Feel not the pain of parting; it is they Who stay behind that suffer. -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • Though we may not always be able to avoid pain, we can choose how much we suffer. -- Judy Tatelbaum
  • Today I have a choice. I can resist reality and suffer pain or peacefully accept what I cannot change. -- Karan Casey
  • We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment. -- Jim Rohn
  • For it would be better to die once and for all than to suffer pain for all one's life. -- Aeschylus
  • Pleasure puts you to sleep and pain wakes you up. If you don't want to suffer, don't go to sleep. -- Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
  • Patience alleviates, as impatience augments, pain; thus persons of strong will suffer less than those who give way to irritation. -- Jonathan Swift
  • A basis for much of the pain women suffer in real life is they must somehow resolve their devotion to men. -- Billy Cannon
  • Cram as much pleasure as you can into life, and rail against the pain that you have to suffer as a result. -- Shane MacGowan
  • The more you cling to things, The more you love them, The more the pain you suffer, When they're taken from you... -- Stephen Sondheim
  • We suffer equal pain from the pertinacious adhesion of unwelcome images, as from the evanescence of those which are pleasing and useful. -- Samuel Johnson
  • i did know this- every second i spent with her was only going to add to the pain i would have suffer later -- Stephenie Meyer
  • We now undertake that we cannot rest while millions of our people suffer the pain and indignity of poverty in all its forms. -- Nelson Mandela
  • Pain and love - the whole of life, in short - cannot be looked on as a disease just because they make us suffer. -- Italo Svevo
  • But that's what love is, isn't it? When it hurts you more to see someone suffer than it does to take the pain away? -- Jodi Picoult
  • We can often endure an extra pound of pain far more easily than we can suffer the withdrawal of an ounce of accustomed pleasure. -- Sydney J. Harris
  • The pleasure of those who injure you lies in your pain. Therefore they will suffer if you take away their pleasure by not feeling pain. -- Tertullian
  • The pleasure of those who injure you lies in your pain. Therefore they will suffer if you take away their pleasure by not feeling pain -- Tertullian
  • No love that a man has will only give him pleasure in return- he shall also suffer pain because of it, except for love of Allah. -- Ibn Taymiyyah
  • Since the great foundation of fear is pain, the way to harden and fortify children against fear and danger is to accustom them to suffer pain. -- John Locke
  • Never believe that animals suffer less than humans. Pain is the same for them that it is for us. Even worse, because they cannot help themselves. -- Louis J. Camuti
  • Tonight I can write the saddest lines...Though this be the last pain that she makes me suffer and these the last verses that I write for her. -- Pablo Neruda
  • We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons. -- Jim Rohn
  • We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons. -- Jim Rohn
  • You can say that climbers suffer the same as the other riders, but they suffer in a different way. You feel the pain, but you're glad to be there. -- Richard Virenque
  • There are those who suffer and grow strong; there are those who suffer and grow weak. This mystery of pain is still for me the saddest of earth's disabilities. -- Silas Weir Mitchell
  • The paradox of vengefulness is that it makes men dependent upon those who have harmed them, believing that their release from pain will come only when their tormentors suffer. -- Laura Hillenbrand