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And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.
Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.
Here is the tragedy: when you are the victim of depression, not only do you feel utterly helpless and abandoned by the world, you also know that very few people can understand, or even begin to believe, that life can be this painful.
It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.
Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.
I learned a long time ago that some people would rather die than forgive. It's a strange truth, but forgiveness is a painful and difficult process. It's not something that happens overnight. It's an evolution of the heart.
Sue Monk Kidd
A dream is what makes people love life even when it is painful.
Those who have the strength and the love to sit with a dying patient in the silence that goes beyond words will know that this moment is neither frightening nor painful, but a peaceful cessation of the functioning of the body.
Being misunderstood by people whose opinions you value is absolutely the most painful.
Solitude, isolation, are painful things and beyond human endurance.
Nevertheless the passions, whether violent or not, should never be so expressed as to reach the point of causing disgust; and music, even in situations of the greatest horror, should never be painful to the ear but should flatter and charm it, and thereby always remain music.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
It is painful to watch children trying to show off for parents who are engrossed in their cell phones. Children are nostalgic for the 'good old days' when parents used to read to them without the cell phone by their side or watch football games or Disney movies without having the BlackBerry handy.
The loss of young first love is so painful that it borders on the ludicrous.
There are two industry secrets to surviving a long day on camera on the red carpet: First, no drinking the night before - ever. You can celebrate after with some bubbly. Second is make sure to use shoe insoles. I don't care if you are a guy or a girl, dress shoes are painful. Worth it, but painful.
Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature.
Meditation is painful in the beginning but it bestows immortal Bliss and supreme joy in the end.
What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me; and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels.
People say I am the king of painful shoes. I don't want to create painful shoes, but it is not my job to create something comfortable. I try to make high heels as comfortable as they can be, but my priority is design, beauty and sexiness. I'm not against them, but comfort is not my focus.
Love is the best school, but the tuition is high and the homework can be painful.
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it.
I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.
Grief starts to become indulgent, and it doesn't serve anyone, and it's painful. But if you transform it into remembrance, then you're magnifying the person you lost and also giving something of that person to other people, so they can experience something of that person.
Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success.
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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