Quotes by pain

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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    It is a curious sensation: the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.
  • John Henry Newman
    John Henry Newman
    English theologian 1801-1890
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    It is almost a definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain.
  • John Henry Newman
    John Henry Newman
    English theologian 1801-1890
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    It is almost the definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain.
  • Benjamin Britten
    Benjamin Britten
    English composer, conductor, and pianist
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    It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    It is not insult from another that causes you pain. It is the part of your mind that agrees with the insult. Agree only with the truth about you, and you are free.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    It is not shameful for a man to succumb to pain and it is shameful to succumb to pleasure.
    Origineel: Il nest pas honteux pour lhomme de succomber sous la douleur et il est honteux de succomber sous le plaisir.
    Source: Pensees (1669)
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
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    It is very difficult to be wholly joyous or wholly sad on this earth. The comic, when it is human, soon takes upon itself a face of pain; and some of our grieves... have their source in weaknesses which must be recognized with smiling compassion as the common inheritance of us all.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    It is very iniquitous to make me pay my debts - you have no idea of the pain it gives one.
  • Arnold Bennett
    Arnold Bennett
    British novelist 1867-1931
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    It is within the experience of everyone that when pleasure and pain reach a certain intensity they are indistinguishable.
  • Bruce Cockburn
    Bruce Cockburn
    Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist 1945-
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    It sounds strange to say it, but you can be in a war zone and have a lot of fun. Even though war is essentially pain on all sides, human beings have the capacity to enjoy themselves. The soldiers are mostly young people, full of enthusiasm and energy, and that's an exciting thing for an old guy like me.
  • Bono
    Bono
    Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
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    It's annoying, but justice and equality are mates. Aren't they? Justice always wants to hang out with equality. And equality is a real pain.
  • John Bradshaw
    John Bradshaw
    American educator, counselor, motivational speaker, and author 1933-2016
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    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.
  • Pat Barker
    Pat Barker
    British writer 1943-
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    It's the hardest thing in the world to go on being aware of someone else's pain.
  • Paul Tillich
    Paul Tillich
    German Protestant theologist, philosopher 1886-1965
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    Language has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone, and the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.
  • Tim O'Brien
    Tim O'Brien
    American novelist 1946-
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    Laughter does not deny pain. Laughter - like a wail - acknowledges and replies to pain.
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