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My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
One in six people suffer depression or a chronic anxiety disorder. These are not the worried well but those in severe mental pain with conditions crippling enough to prevent them living normal lives.
Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate, if ever so slightly, over misery and pain.
The experience of pain or loss can be a formidably motivating force.
John C. Maxwell
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he loves it; but this never happens in the case of actual pain, which no man ever willingly endured for any considerable time.
Our glory is hidden in our pain, if we allow God to bring the gift of himself in our experience of it.
The coward wretch whose hand and heart Can bear to torture aught below, Is ever first to quail and start From the slightest pain or equal foe.
I think those who have a terminal illness and are in great pain should have the right to choose to end their own life, and those that help them should be free from prosecution.
It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.
Pain is as diverse as man. One suffers as one can.
The moment an ill can be patiently handled, it is disarmed of its poison, though not of its pain.
Henry Ward Beecher
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Most damage that others do us is out of fear, humiliation and pain. Those feelings occur in all of us, not just in those of us who profess a certain religious or racial devotion.
The pains of childbirth were altogether different from the enveloping effects of other kinds of pain. These were pains one could follow with one's mind.
Before we make love my husband takes a pain killer.
My mother-in-law had a pain beneath her left breast. Turned out to be a trick knee.
Whoever is spared personal pain must feel himself called to help in diminishing the pain of others. We must all carry our share of the misery which lies upon the world.
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Pain is never permanent.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Many men are deeply moved by the mere semblance of suffering in a woman; they take the look of pain for a sign of constancy or of love.
Honore de Balzac
It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.
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
After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.
Mysterious love, uncertain treasure, hast thou more of pain or pleasure! Endless torments dwell about thee: Yet who would live, and live without thee!
Some pain is simply the normal grief of human existence. That is pain that I try to make room for. I honor my grief.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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