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A lot of people say they want to get out of pain, and I'm sure that's true, but they aren't willing to make healing a high priority. They aren't willing to look inside to see the source of their pain in order to deal with it.
If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbear it?
Joy always came after pain.
Really, every woman is an example to me, because as women we go through so much pain. We have to live this perfect life when we are messed up inside. We all go through trials and tribulations.
Mary J. Blige
You must take the first step. The first steps will take some effort, maybe pain. But after that, everything that has to be done is real-life movement.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
So great was the extremity of his pain and anguish, that he did not only sigh but roar.
Before we make love my husband takes a pain killer.
I once heard two ladies going on and on about the pains of childbirth and how men don't seem to know what real pain is. I asked if either of them ever got themselves caught in a zipper.
Then there is a still higher type of courage - the courage to brave pain, to live with it, to never let others know of it and to still find joy in life; to wake up in the morning with an enthusiasm for the day ahead.
I think that passion and love and pain are all bearable, and they go to make love beautiful.
Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
Mary Tyler Moore
Self-awareness is value-free. It isn't scary. It doesn't imply that you will subject yourself to needless pain.
The smallest pain in our little finger gives us more concern than the destruction of millions of our fellow beings.
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.
Life is pain, highness. Anyone who tells you differently is selling something.
There is no detachment where there is no pain. And there is no pain endured without hatred or lying unless detachment is present too.
I've just been growing right along. It's painful, but it's a great pain, and I like suffering for great results. It's like going to the gym. It hurts really bad at first, but after a couple of months and after that diet, you're looking so hot.
Mary J. Blige
When you run into someone who is disagreeable to others, you may be sure he is uncomfortable with himself; the amount of pain we inflict upon others is directly proportional to the amount we feel within us.
Sydney J. Harris
As I look back over fifty years of ministry, I recall innumerable tests, trials and times of crushing pain. But through it all, the Lord has proven faithful, loving, and totally true to all his promises.
The safest and most suitable form of penance seems to be that which causes pain in the flesh but does not penetrate to the bones, that is, which causes suffering but not sickness.
You are all things. Denying, rejecting, judging or hiding from any aspect of your total being creates pain and results in a lack of wholeness.
Adopted kids are such a pain - you have to teach them how to look like you.
If pain could have cured us we should long ago have been saved.
It's essential to tell the truth at all times. This will reduce life's pain. Lying distorts reality. All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the destruction of millions of our fellow-beings.
Pain is life - the sharper, the more evidence of life.
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.
If you don't know about pain and trouble, you're in sad shape. They make you appreciate life.
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