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The moment an ill can be patiently handled, it is disarmed of its poison, though not of its pain.
Henry Ward Beecher
Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.
My mother-in-law had a pain beneath her left breast. Turned out to be a trick knee.
The greatest evil is physical pain.
Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.
Humanity should question itself, once more, about the absurd and always unfair phenomenon of war, on whose stage of death and pain only remain standing the negotiating table that could and should have prevented it.
Pope John Paul II
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.
Pain is as diverse as man. One suffers as one can.
The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives - the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself.
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.
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
The wages of pedantry is pain.
We look before and after, And pine for what is not; Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative, you can get beyond your pain or negativity.
It is always by way of pain one arrives at pleasure.
Marquis de Sade
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.
Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage - they've experienced pain and bought jewelry.
Fables should be taught as fables, myths as myths, and miracles as poetic fantasies. To teach superstitions as truths is a most terrible thing. The child mind accepts and believes them, and only through great pain and perhaps tragedy can he be in after years relieved of them.
It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.
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.
Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.
All pain is either severe or slight, if slight, it is easily endured; if severe, it will without doubt be brief.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The end is the beginning of all things, Suppressed and hidden, Awaiting to be released through the rhythm Of pain and pleasure.
Endure and persist; this pain will turn to good by and by.
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Empathy is really the opposite of spiritual meanness. It's the capacity to understand that every war is both won and lost. And that someone else's pain is as meaningful as your own.
Beauty is ever to the lonely mind a shadow fleeting; she is never plain. She is a visitor who leaves behind the gift of grief, the souvenir of pain.
Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it is only with the highest degree of intelligence that suffering reaches its supreme point.
Life is pain and the enjoyment of love is an anesthetic.
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