Quotes: painful

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  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    Being misunderstood by people whose opinions you value is absolutely the most painful.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
  • Norman Vincent Peale
    Norman Vincent Peale
    American minister and author 1898-1993
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    Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
  • It's also very painful, because I feel, and I know, probably all women my age and older feel like we're better and have more to give and are more fun now.
  • Butch Trucks
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    A lot of these guys come up and say, 'Man, you were my influence, the way you thrashed the drums.' They don't seem to understand I was thrashing in order to hear what I was playing. It was anger, not enjoyment - and painful.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    Alas! how deeply painful is all payment!
  • Maurice Maeterlinck
    Maurice Maeterlinck
    Belgian playwright, poet and essayist 1862-1949
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    All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
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    All writers have periods when they stop writing, when they cannot write, and this is always painful and terrible because writing is like breathing.
  • Anais Nin
    Anais Nin
    French-born American Novelist, Dancer 1914-1977
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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.
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    English poet 1806-1861
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    At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.
  • Oliver Herford
    Oliver Herford
    American writer, cartoonist 1863-1935
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    Bigamy is one way of avoiding the painful publicity of divorce and the expense of alimony.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
  • Madonna
    Madonna
    American musician, singer and actress 1958-
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    Catholicism is not a soothing religion. It's a painful religion. We're all gluttons for punishment.
  • Alice Walker
    Alice Walker
    American Author, Critic 1944-
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    Criticism is painful when it's not done with love.
  • H. Ross Perot
    H. Ross Perot
    American businessman & politician, founder EDS 1930-
    H. Ross Perot
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    Failures are like skinned knees, painful but superficial.
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