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Developing the muscles of the soul demands no competitive spirit, no killer instinct, although it may erect pain barriers that the spiritual athlete must crash through.
When there is pain, there are no words. All pain is the same.
If you're willing to take the humiliation of sticking your head above the crowd, maybe it's, you know, the pleasure will be worth the pain.
If it doesn't work out there will never be any doubt that the pleasure was worth all the pain.
I don't think any drug that can cause brain damage, failing kidneys, hardening arteries, pain, and suffering should be made available.
Life is pain, highness. Anyone who tells you differently is selling something.
All desirable things... are desirable either for the pleasure inherent in themselves, or as a means to the promotion of pleasure and the prevention of pain.
John Stuart Mill
It's sad, something coming to an end. It cracks you open, in a way - cracks you open to feeling. When you try to avoid the pain, it creates greater pain.
I used to be afraid of pain, didn't take a lot of risks, especially in love. I'm not as afraid anymore. I'm more spontaneous, more likely to say what I think.
What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless.
I believe musicians have a duty, a responsibility to reach out, to share your love or pain with others.
You can't let fear paralyze you. The worse that can happen is you fail, but guess what: You get up and try again. Feel that pain, get over it, get up, dust yourself off and keep it moving.
Give me life, give me pain, give me myself again.
When it comes to having a central nervous system, and the ability to feel pain, hunger, and thirst, a rat is a pig is a dog is a boy.
Marathons are hard because of the physical pain, the pounding on the muscles, joints, tendons.
You learned the concept 'pain' when you learned language.
'Tis not where we lie, but whence we fell; the loss of heaven's the greatest pain in hell.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
It would be great to be able to pass on to someone all of the successes, the failures, and the knowledge that one has had. To help someone, avoid all the fire, pain and anxiety would be wonderful.
World's use is cold, world's love is vain, world's cruelty is bitter bane; but is not the fruit of pain.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
My father's death, my move, and my frightening and difficult delivery created a tremendous amount of stress, pain, and sadness for me. I was practically devastated beyond recovery.
Sometimes writing a novel is not unlike having a baby. You'd have to ask a female novelist to compare the pain.
Blues and soul and jazz music has so much pain, so much beauty of raw emotion and passion.
Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.
Like the experience of warfare, the endurance of grave or terminal illness involves long periods of tedium and anxiety, punctuated by briefer interludes of stark terror and pain.
Humor does not diminish the pain - it makes the space around it get bigger.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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