All Quotes, Pain

100+ Pain Quotes

Pain means highly unpleasant physical sensation caused by illness or injury. Pain Also refers to Mental suffering or distress. Pain also means an annoying or tedious person or thing.


1. Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Khalil Gibran
2. Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother. Khalil Gibran
3. There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt. Erma Bombeck
4. To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it! Charlie Chaplin
5. Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. Joseph Campbell
6. One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. Bob Marley
7. The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again. Charles Dickens
8. The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain. Aristotle
9. Most people want to avoid pain, and discipline is usually painful. John C. Maxwell
10. The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom. Arthur Schopenhauer
11. True compassion means not only feeling another's pain but also being moved to help relieve it. Daniel Goleman
12. Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain. Charlie Chaplin
13. There is no coming to consciousness without pain. Carl Jung
14. Pain is weakness leaving the body. Chesty Puller
15. Life is short. You have to be able to laugh at our pain or we never move on. Jeff Ross
16. Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever. Lance Armstrong
17. High heels are pleasure with pain. Christian Louboutin
18. In tough times, everyone has to take their share of the pain. Theresa May
19. It's an art to live with pain... mix the light into gray. Eddie Vedder
20. Pleasure and freedom from pain, are the only things desirable as ends. John Stuart Mill
21. A prerequisite to empathy is simply paying attention to the person in pain. Daniel Goleman
22. Never a lip is curved with pain that can't be kissed into smiles again. Bret Harte
23. Life is pain and the enjoyment of love is an anesthetic. Cesare Pavese
24. Champagne for my real friends and real pain for my sham friends. Tom Waits
25. Pain reaches the heart with electrical speed, but truth moves to the heart as slowly as a glacier. Barbara Kingsolver
26. It is always by way of pain one arrives at pleasure. Marquis de Sade
27. How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened. Thomas Jefferson
28. There is no birth of consciousness without pain. Carl Jung
29. Pain is the question mark turned like a fishhook in the human heart. Peter De Vries
30. Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity. William Hazlitt
31. People have pain - they do regrettable things, they feel shame, and shame equals pain. Jennifer Garner
32. The greatest evil is physical pain. Saint Augustine
33. Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity. Frank Leahy
34. My painting carries with it the message of pain. Frida Kahlo
35. Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil. Aristotle
36. Pain can be alleviated by morphine but the pain of social ostracism cannot be taken away. Derek Jarman
37. It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain. Arthur Schopenhauer
38. The vocabulary of pleasure depends on the imagery of pain. Marina Warner
39. The real reason for comedy is to hide the pain. Wendy Wasserstein
40. We reveal our joys and successes, we conceal our pain. Jesse Jackson
41. You don't have to hold onto the pain to hold onto the memory. Janet Jackson
42. Pain and death are part of life. To reject them is to reject life itself. Havelock Ellis
43. Pain is never permanent. Saint Teresa of Avila



44. Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain. Marcus Tullius Cicero
45. The pain passes, but the beauty remains. Auguste Renoir
46. The wages of pedantry is pain. Carroll O'Connor
47. You learned the concept 'pain' when you learned language. Ludwig Wittgenstein
48. The experience of pain or loss can be a formidably motivating force. John C. Maxwell
49. Who, except the gods, can live time through forever without any pain? Aeschylus
50. There's no comfort in the truth, pain is all you'll find. George Michael
51. There are unwanted emotions and pain that goes along with any birth. John Travolta
52. You get talent when you discover the ground of your pain. H. R. Giger
53. When there is pain, there are no words. All pain is the same. Toni Morrison
54. Change is painful, and people are always reticent to accept a lot of pain. Stanley A. McChrystal
55. Pain is love. Ja Rule
56. Pain is a beautiful thing. When you feel pain, you know you're alive. Criss Angel
57. Pain can be vitalizing; it gives intensity in the place of vagueness and emptiness. If we don't suffer, how do we know that we live? Sebastian Horsley
58. Pain is temporary, film is forever. Michael J. Fox
59. We all have to face pain, and pain makes us grow. James Taylor
60. People play with pain all the time. J. J. Watt
61. No one can escape life's pain. That's life. Pierce Brosnan
62. Pain is the most private experience, but its causes, whether natural or man-made, demand public accounting. Nancy Gibbs
63. Pain is filtered in a poem so that it becomes finally, in the end, pleasure. Mark Strand
64. In our lives, we have good things and bad things, happiness and pain. Park Chan-wook
65. Pain has its reasons, pleasure is totally indifferent. Francis Picabia
66. For we are born in other's pain, and perish in our own. Francis Thompson
67. Remorse is the pain of sin. Theodore Parker
68. The pain of retirement means loss. John Murray
69. Shared joy is increased, shared pain is lessened. Spider Robinson
70. Pain is as diverse as man. One suffers as one can. Victor Hugo
71. If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbear it? Samuel Johnson
72. If pain could have cured us we should long ago have been saved. George Santayana
73. Pain makes a man harder that pain.
74. Pain is funnier than love. Mike Birbiglia
75. The nature of the game is pain. LL Cool J
76. The limit of every pain is an even greater pain. Emile M. Cioran
77. There's no better way to process pain than to write. Rashida Jones
78. When we focus on our pain, our ache deepens. Kristin Armstrong
79. You play with pain. You don't think about it. Miguel Cabrera
80. Give me life, give me pain, give me myself again. Tori Amos
81. Pain is an event. It happens to you, and you deal with it in whatever way you can. Hugh Laurie
82. If you start to dwell on your pain, the amount of pain will increase. Kurt Elling
83. Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully. Max Eastman
84. The only pain in pleasure is the pleasure of the pain. Anne Rice
85. Our pain is a part of who we authentically are. Dani Shapiro
86. Soul music is pain - you can hear the slaves, the beatin' and the hurtin'. Link Wray
87. Pleasure and pain, though directly opposite are contrived to be constant companions. Pierre Charron
88. Life is pain, highness. Anyone who says differently is selling something. William Goldman
89. The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It's the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared. Lois Lowry
90. One thing you can't hide - is when you're crippled inside. John Lennon
91. One word Frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love. Sophocles
92. Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain. Bob Dylan
93. Face your life, its pain, its pleasure, leave no path untaken. Neil Gaiman
94. Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us. David Richo
95. Time doesn’t heal emotional pain, you need to learn how to let go. Roy T. Bennett
96. The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again. Charles Dickens



97. We don’t even ask happiness, just a little less pain. Charles Bukowski
98. There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt. Erma Bombeck
99. The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That's the deal. C.S. Lewis
100. The cure for pain is in the pain. Rumi
101. These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them. Rumi
102. It isn’t right to wish pain on other people just because they hurt me first. Veronica Roth

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