Quotes on Pain
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.” Mother Theresa
“The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain.” Jennifer Aniston
“Love means exposing yourself to the pain of being hurt, deeply hurt by someone you trust.”
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother. Kahlil Gibran
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Kahlil Gibran
Much of your pain is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self. Kahlil Gibran
Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary. Kahlil Gibran
Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain. Kahlil Gibran
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. Bob Marley
Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. Joseph Campbell
There is no coming to consciousness without pain. Carl Jung
Without pain, there would be no suffering, without suffering we would never learn from over mistakes. To make it right, pain and suffering is the key to all windows, without it, there is no way of life. Angelina Jolie
We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain. Alan Watts
I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain. James A. Baldwin
The coward wretch whose hand and heart Can bear to torture aught below, Is ever first to quail and start From the slightest pain or equal foe. Bertrand Russell
Language... has created the word "loneliness" to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word "solitude" to express the glory of being alone. Paul Tillich
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. Henry Miller
There are no gains without pains. Benjamin Franklin
Pain nourishes courage. You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you.'' Mary Tyler Moore
Why do people persist in a dissatisfying relationship, unwilling either to work toward solutions or end it and move on? It's because they know changing will lead to the unknown, and most people believe that the unknown will be much more painful than what they're already experiencing. Anthony Robbins
And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be nor more death, neither sorrow nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain. [Revelation] The Bible
No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown. William Penn
Pain was their body's way of telling them that they'd pushed themselves to their limits -- which was exactly where they were supposed to be. Richard Marcinko
The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body. , 1st Century BC, Roman Writer
If we do not transform our pain, we will most assuredly transmit it. Richare Rohr
Whoever will have nothing to do with thorns, can never gather roses.
The brook that flows over stones makes the sweetest music.
If you remove the rocks, the brook will lose its song.
Blessings thrive in afflictions' soil.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
The difficulties of life are intended to make us better, not bitter.
It isn't the load that weights you down, it's the way you carry it.
The darkest clouds often bring the heaviest showers of blessing.
Jesus is no security against life's storms, but he is perfect security in them.
Troubles are not sent to bother us but to better us.
If we had no trials, there would be no triumphs.
To get out of difficulty, we must go through it.
When it gets dark enough you can see the stars.
The lowest ebb is the turn of the tide.
Trouble is to the triumphant spirit what turbulent water is to a sturdy boat.
Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.
Adversity is the way the great surgeon gives us a face-lift.
God often digs wells of joy with the spade of sorrow and adversity.
Tears are often the means by which we see God's rainbow of promises.
When life hands you a lemon, make lemonade.
You will never be the person God wants you to be, if afflictions, trials, and disciplines are taken out of your life.
Afflictions are but the shadow of God's wings.
No trouble can come so near that God is not nearer.
Only God can change sunsets into sunrises.
Adversity may sometimes get a Christian down, but only on his knees.
Jesus spoke of Christianity as a banquet, but never as a picnic.
God's grace enables us to ‘face the music' even when we don't like the tune.
One reason that the school of Christ is so tough is that you get the test first and the lesson later.
Sufferings are to spiritual maturity as the chisel is to sculpture.
True achievers have made adversity their friend.
The very same adversity can make one bitter and another better. A thoughtful and prayerful study on how to face adversity can change one's world.
“Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Consider him who endured such opposition from sinful men, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.” (Heb. 12:2, 3, NIV)
“If we suffer with Him, we shall also reign with Him.” (2 Tim. 2:12)
“And because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, for this reason, to keep me from exalting myself, there was given me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to buffet me-- to keep me from exalting myself! Concerning this I entreated the Lord three times that it might depart from me. And He has said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness." Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may dwell in me. Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ's sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.” (2 Cor. 12:7-10, NASB)
"The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities": Sophocles