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If you desire healing, let yourself fall ill.

Jalaluddin Rumi

The deeper the feeling, the greater the pain.

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.

You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.

Time heals griefs and quarrels for we change and are no longer the same persons. Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves.

Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.

I live in that solitude which is painful in youth but delicious in the years of maturity.

Turn your wounds into wisdom.

Let your hopes not your hurts shape your future.

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.

Everyone in life is gonna hurt you, you just have to figure out which people are worth the pain.

Let go. Why do you cling to pain? There is nothing you can do about the wrongs of yesterday. It is not yours to judge. Why hold on to the very thing which keeps you from hope and love?

Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.

If she's amazing, she won't be easy. If she's easy, she won't be amazing. If she's worth it, you wont give up. If you give up, you're not worthy. ... Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body but an evil friend will wound your mind.

Everyone can master a grief but he that has it.

Let us not love by words alone, but let us love until it hurts.

Many of us spend our whole lives running from feeling with the mistaken belief that you can not bear the pain. But you have already borne the pain. What you have not done is feel all you are beyond that pain.

The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure but to avoid pain.

I don't count my sit-ups; I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re the only ones that count.

Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o-er wrought heart and bids it break.

Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.

Mark Twain

Pain, loss and separation are inevitable on the path of love, and the only way of avoiding them is by deciding not to take that path at all. In order not to suffer, you have to renounce love. It was like putting out your own eyes in order not to see the bad things in life.

Paulo Coelho

Behind every beautiful thing there's been some kind of pain.

Much of your pain is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self.

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.

Men cling to life even at the cost of enduring great misfortune

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.

We cannot learn without pain

I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense once hate is gone they will be forced to deal with pain.

A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.

There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts, it is a sword that kills.

Blues and soul and jazz music has so much pain, so much beauty of raw emotion and passion.

Jealousy is that pain which a man feels from the apprehension that he is not equally beloved by the person whom he entirely loves.

Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.

I have found the paradox that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.

Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments, but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.

Joseph Addison

The true end of tragedy is to purify the passions.

Endure and persist, this pain will turn to good by and by.

No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.

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.

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline, or the pain of regret, or disappointment.

Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.

Learning is not child's play, we cannot learn without pain.

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.

The memory of joy is no longer joy, the memory of pain is pain still.

Champagne for my sham friends, real pain for my real friends.

Next to ingratitude, the most painful thing to bear is gratitude.

Inflamed by greed, incensed by hate, confused by delusion, overcome by them, obsessed by mind, a man chooses for his own affliction for others' affliction for the affliction of both, and experiences pain and grief.

To perceive is to suffer.

Be the business never so painful you may have it done for money.

Thomas Fuller

This communicating of a man's self to his friend works two contrary effects, for it redoubleth joys and cutteth griefs in half.

'Tis not where we lie but whence we fell, the loss of heaven's the greatest pain in hell.

Pedro Calderon de la Barca

If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury, but if you injure him you will always remember.

History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.

A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.

Someone was hurt before you, wronged before you, beaten before you, humiliated before you, raped before you, yet someone survived!

He who makes a beast out of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.

Dr. Seuss

Life is a gamble. You can get hurt, but people die in plane crashes, lose their arms and legs in car accidents; people die every day. Same with fighters: some die, some get hurt, some go on. You just don't let yourself believe it will happen to you.

My tongue will tell the anger of my heart, or else my heart concealing it will break.

The flower fades and dies; but he who wears the flower has not to mourn for it for ever.

Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain but for the heart to conquer it.

Whether joy or sorrow, pain or pleasure; whatsoever may befall thee, accept it serenely with an unvanquished heart.

The most important lesson that man can learn from life, is not that there is pain in this world, but that it is possible for him to transmute it into joy.

Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.

There is a light in this world, a healing spirit more powerful than any darkness we may encounter. We sometimes lose sight of this force when there is suffering, too much pain. Then suddenly, the spirit will emerge through the lives of ordinary people who hear a call and answer in extraordinary ways.

I’ve learned that even when I have pains, I don’t have to be one.

The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.

'Tis the sharpness of our mind that gives the edge to our pains and pleasures.

The youth and cheerfulness of morning are in happy analogy and of powerful operation, and if the distress be not poignant enough to keep the eyes unclosed, they will be sure to open to sensations of softened pain and brighter hope.

Jane Austen

What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting, is that vanity can give us no assistance in bearing them.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

What is the noble truth of suffering? Birth is suffering, ageing is suffering, and sorrow and lamentation, pain, grief and despair are suffering.

Forget injuries, never forget kindness.

Do not consider painful what is good for you.


Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else, you are the one who gets burned.

We take great pains to persuade other that we are happy, than in to think so ourselves.

There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life's sores, the better.

Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?

Quite often good things have hurtful consequences. There are instances of men who have been ruined by their money, or killed by their courage.


Criticism may not be agreeable but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.

Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty - his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.

Aldous Huxley

There are minds so impatient of inferiority that their gratitude is a species of revenge and they return benefits, not because recompense is a pleasure, but because obligation is a pain.

He who regards another's wife as his mother, the wealth that does not belong to him as a lump of mud, and the pleasure and pain of all other living beings as his own - truly sees things in the right perspective and he is a true pandit.

Where belief is painful, we are slow to believe.

Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.

Kahlil Gibran

Divorce is probably as painful as death.

Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.

After great pain a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious like tombs.

All pain is either severe or slight if slight it is easily endured, if severe it will without doubt be brief.

This indeed is a safe refuge, it is the refuge supreme. It is the refuge whereby one is freed from all suffering.


Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful course.

Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light.

Alas! how deeply painful is all payment!

Mr. Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty.

Oscar Wilde

He had a sort of pain that was fairly evident.

The stroke of death is as a lover's pinch which hurts and is desired.

Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.,

Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to feed him. Cries of pain are music for his banquet.

A man has no religion who has not slowly and painfully gathered one together, adding to it shaping it, and one's religion is never complete and final, it seems, but must always be undergoing modification.

David Herbert Lawrence

Before we make love my husband takes a pain killer.

Joan Rivers

I didn't know... I had no idea... maybe bike related, maybe I hit it somehow, maybe sex related! But I said 'This is ridiculous' and the pain just wouldn't go away.