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Pain and pleasure, like light and darkness, succeed each other.
It is almost a definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain.
John Henry Newman
While the resurrection promises us a new and perfect life in the future, God loves us too much to leave us alone to contend with the pain, guilt and loneliness of our present life.
When you have adversity and you have pain, you never feel more alone than you do at that moment. And you can be surrounded by hundreds of thousands of people.
Losing my daughter was a very serious pain. There was always some empty space in my heart.
People will come up to me everywhere and say, 'Ah, I saw you on 'Larry King,' and, 'Ah, I saw you on 'Oprah.' And it's really nice, and a lot of people say, 'Is it a pain?' And I say 'No.' And it's not annoying.
Everybody has losses - it's unavoidable in life. Sharing our pain is very healing.
I do my best work when I am in pain and turmoil.
My loving sister Mary has always shared the pain and pleasure of my heartbeat in a unique and special way. We have sung our sad and warm songs together.
John Henrik Clarke
The pain of losing my child was a cleansing experience. I had to throw overboard all excess baggage and keep only what is essential.
When you know what pain is, and when you have to make a choice, you learn that it is a decision. People think it's a fairytale thing, love and happiness, but you have to work hard. And then - you feel it deeply.
Mary J. Blige
Actors have an opportunity to use storytelling as a way to solve pain.
Remorse is the pain of sin.
I will say this: one of the things that is a pain when you're expecting children is how much advice unsolicited people give you when you're not asking for it.
I have felt for the last 10 years I have had this battle; I've been fighting so hard to have an education. It's been this uphill struggle. I was Warner Bros' pain in the butt. I was their scheduling conflict. I was the one who made life difficult.
The trouble with born-again Christians is that they are an even bigger pain the second time around.
The pain of powerlessness is excruciating. It is the most painful experience in the earth school, and everyone shares it.
One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
Almost all the ideas we have about being a man or being a woman are so burdened with pain, anxiety, fear and self-doubt. For many of us, the confusion around this question is excruciating.
You can relate to somebody's pain and you have compassion, which can lead to intimacy.
You can defeat fear through humor, through pain, through honesty, bravery, intuition, and through love in the truest sense.
Everything I was feeling, all the hurt and the pain and the emotion I was going through, I put into my music.
I don't know what to say to that, but I have to agree with Johnny that, yeah, we do touch upon things that most men would rather not admit: That we feel pain, we cry, get sad and sometimes don't deal well with disappointment.
Boxing is about being hit rather more than it is about hitting, just as it is about feeling pain, if not devastating psychological paralysis, more than it is about winning.
Joyce Carol Oates
The thing that enchants me the most is the ability women have to feel other people's pain. The total empathy that women have is extraordinary.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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