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After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.
~ Emily Dickinson | (American poet. ) | 1830-1886 | Pain
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All pain is either severe or slight, if slight, it is easily endured; if severe, it will without doubt be brief.
~ Marcus Tulius Cicero | ( Writer, politician and great roman orator. ) | 106-43 BC | Pain
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Do not undervalue the headache. While it is at its sharpest it seems a bad investment; but when relief begins, the unexpired remainder is worth $4 a minute.
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Pain
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Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
~ Simone Weil | ( French Philosopher ) | 1910-1943 | Pain
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He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Pain
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If pain could have cured us we should long ago have been saved.
~ George Santayana | ( American philosopher and poet. ) | 1863-1952 | Pain
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Life is pain and the enjoyment of love is an anesthetic.
~ Cesare Pavese | (Italian poet, critic, novelist, and translator. ) | 1908-1950 | Pain
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No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.
~ William Penn | ( British religious leader. ) | 1644-1718 | Pain
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On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points.
~ Virginia Woolf | ( British novelist and essayist. ) | 1882-1941 | Pain
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One pain is lessened by another's anguish.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Pain
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Pain and pleasure, like light and darkness, succeed each other.
~ Laurence Sterne | (British writer. ) | 1713-1768 | Pain
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Pain is less subject than pleasure to careless expression.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Pain
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Pain is life -- the sharper, the more evidence of life.
~ Charles Lamb | ( English essayist. ) | 1775-1834 | Pain
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Pain is such an uncomfortable feeling that even a tiny amount of it is enough to ruin every enjoyment.
~ Will Rogers | ( American humorist and actor. ) | 1879-1935 | Pain
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Pain of mind is worse than pain of body.
~ Publilius Syrus | ( Roman writer and poet. ) | 1st Centry BC-? | Pain
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Pain pays the income of each precious thing.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Pain
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Pain, scorned by yonder gout-ridden wretch, endured by yonder dyspeptic in the midst of his dainties, borne bravely by the girl in travail. Slight thou art, if I can bear thee, short thou art if I cannot bear thee!
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Pain
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Pains of love be sweeter far than all the other pleasures are.
~ John Dryden | (British poet, dramatist and critic. ) | 1631-1700 | Pain
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Pleasure that is obtained by unreasonable and unsuitable cost, must always end in pain.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Pain
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Remember that pain has this most excellent quality. If prolonged it cannot be severe, and if severe it cannot be prolonged.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Pain
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Sweet is true love that is given in vain, and sweet is death that takes away pain.
~ Lord Alfred Tennyson | ( British poet. ) | 1809-1892 | Pain
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
The art of life is the art of avoiding pain; and he is the best pilot, who steers clearest of the rocks and shoals with which it is beset.
~ Thomas Jefferson | ( Third president of the United States. ) | 1743-1826 | Pain
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The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
~ Lord Byron | ( British poet. ) | 1788-1824 | Pain
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The greatest evil is physical pain.
~ Saint Augustine | ( Theologian and Latin philosopher. ) | 354-430 | Pain
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The injuries that befall us unexpectedly are less severe than those which are deliberately anticipated.
~ Marcus Tulius Cicero | ( Writer, politician and great roman orator. ) | 106-43 BC | Pain
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The injuries we do and the injuries we suffer are seldom weighed on the same scales.
~ Aesop | (Greek fabulist. ) | 620 BC-560 BC | Pain
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The moment an ill can be patiently handled, it is disarmed of its poison, though not of its pain.
~ Henry Ward Beecher | ( American politician. ) | 1813-1887 | Pain
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The only antidote to mental suffering is physical pain.
~ Karl Marx | (German philosopher and political economist. ) | 1818-1883 | Pain
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The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body.
~ Publilius Syrus | ( Roman writer and poet. ) | 1st Centry BC-? | Pain
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.
~ C. S. Lewis | ( Irish author and scholar. ) | 1898-1963 | Pain
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
The smallest pain in our little finger gives us more concern than the destruction of millions of our fellow beings.
~ William Hazlitt | ( British essayist. ) | 1778-1830 | Pain
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There are no gains without pains.
~ Benjamin Franklin | ( American statesman ) | 1706-1790 | Pain
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There is no coming to consciousness without pain.
~ Carl Gustav Jung | ( Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist. ) | 1875-1961 | Pain
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There is no detachment where there is no pain. And there is no pain endured without hatred or lying unless detachment is present too.
~ Simone Weil | ( French Philosopher ) | 1910-1943 | Pain
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
To touch a sore is to renew one's grief.
~ Terence | (Playwright of the Roman Republic. ) | 195/185 BC-159 BC | Pain
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Who, except the gods, can live time through forever without any pain?
~ Aeschylus | ( Greek dramatist. ) | BC 525-BC 456 | Pain
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