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Mysterious love, uncertain treasure, hast thou more of pain or pleasure! Endless torments dwell about thee: Yet who would live, and live without thee!
Marathons are hard because of the physical pain, the pounding on the muscles, joints, tendons.
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.
What allows us, as human beings, to psychologically survive life on earth, with all of its pain, drama, and challenges, is a sense of purpose and meaning.
Barbara de Angelis
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.
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.
A lot of very beautiful women can be a pain because all they're thinking about is how they look.
We are certainly in a common class with the beasts; every action of animal life is concerned with seeking bodily pleasure and avoiding pain.
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.
Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore; only the life I have lived. The pain now is part of the happiness then.
It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.
After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.
Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.
A pain stabbed my heart as it did every time I saw a girl I loved who was going the opposite direction in this too-big world.
Pain is never permanent.
Saint Teresa of Avila
They who go Feel not the pain of parting; it is they Who stay behind that suffer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The man who looks for security, even in the mind, is like a man who would chop off his limbs in order to have artificial ones which will give him no pain or trouble.
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
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behavior lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behavior.
M. Scott Peck
There is nothing heavier than compassion. Not even one's own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels for someone, for someone, pain intensified by the imagination and prolonged by a hundred echos.
Everyone can relate to love, hurt, pain, learning how to forgive, needing to get over, needing the power of God in their life.
Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity.
Champagne for my real friends and real pain for my sham friends.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.
My mother was a professional sick person; she took a lot of pain pills. There are many people like that. It's just how they are used to getting attention. I always remember she's the daughter of alcoholics who'd leave her alone at Christmas time.
To give pain is the tyranny; to make happy, the true empire of beauty.
There is a great deal of pain in life and perhaps the only pain that can be avoided is the pain that comes from trying to avoid pain.
R. D. Laing
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.
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