Pain quotes are here for you to read and recover from your loss. Read these famous hurting quotations and sayings and learn to reconcile with your grief.

Pain Quotes

Pain and afflictions cast a dark shadow over our lives. These clouds of despair, gloom and depression spare none. A few of us are brave and they come out of the phase with very little damage. But there are those among us who cannot take the grief and look for short cuts like suicide and various addictions. The pain quotes collected here are meant to bring some relief to your anguish; these quotations with their tales of woe will make your burden a tad lighter and easier to bear. Read the following quotations to find out more.

A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else.

- Bette Davis

All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.

- Helen Keller

Poverty is the only load which is the heavier the more loved ones there are to assist in bearing it.

- Jean Paul

Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.

- Jean Paul

Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die.

- Salvador Dali

There is a joy in sorrow which none but a mourner can know.

- Jean Paul

God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.

- Stephen King

It's better to be good than evil, but one achieves goodness at a terrific cost.

- Stephen King

Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.

- Lord Byron

Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.

- Victor Hugo

I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.

- Frida Kahlo

My painting carries with it the message of pain.

- Frida Kahlo

I hope the departure is joyful and I hope never to return.

- Frida Kahlo

There have been two great accidents in my life. One was the trolley, and the other was Diego. Diego was by far the worst.

- Frida Kahlo

What we ought to see in the agonies of puberty is the result of the conditioning that maims the female personality in creating the feminine.

- Germaine Greer

Out of the agony and travail of economic America the Committee for Industrial Organization was born.

- John L. Lewis

You may get skinned knees and elbows, but it's worth it if you score a spectacular goal.

- Mia Hamm

The real tragedy of the poor is the poverty of their aspirations.

- Adam Smith

If we do not hang together, we shall surely hang separately.

- Thomas Paine

The salvation of the world is in man's suffering.

- William Faulkner

Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain.

- The Wild Palms , William Faulkner

Given a choice between grief and nothing, I'd choose grief.

- The Wild Palms , William Faulkner

Oh my God, Nicole is killed? Oh my God, she is dead?

- O. J. Simpson

Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.

- Aesop's Fables , Aesop

Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.

- Aesop

Personality is born out of pain. It is the fire shut up in the flint.

- J. B. Yeats

After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.

- Emily Dickinson

All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.

- Blaise Pascal

I think that passion and love and pain are all bearable, and they go to make love beautiful.

- Robert Plant

Storms make trees take deeper roots.

- Dolly Parton

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

- Dolly Parton

Death is not the worst that can happen to men.

- Plato

Difficulties are things that show a person what they are.

- Epictetus

Golf without bunkers and hazards would be tame and monotonous. So would life.

- B. C. Forbes

To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it.

- Charlie Chaplin

Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.

- Charlie Chaplin

There's no comfort in the truth, pain is all you'll find.

- George Michael

Here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish; Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.

- Thomas More

I have built my organization upon fear.

- Al Capone

I don't need drugs to make my life tragic .

- Eddie Vedder

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