Quotations About / On: PAIN

  • 71.
    Medicine is bitter but it heals and hypocrisy is sweet but it pains.
    (Be aware of the fake.)
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  • 72.
    Solving life's pain through the experience of our hearts
    (Just living.)
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  • 73.
    But I shall hear without pain, that I play the courtier very ill, and talk of that which I do not well understand.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Manners," Essays, Second Series (1844).)
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  • 74.
    Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?
    (John Keats (1795-1821), British poet. letter, Feb. 14-May 3, 1819, to his brother and sister-in-law, George and Georgiana Keats. Letters of John Keats, no. 123, ed. Frederick Page (1954).)
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  • 75.
    We who live in prison, and in whose lives there is no event but sorrow, have to measure time by throbs of pain, and the record of bitter moments.
    (Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. De Profundis (1905). Wilde himself spent two years in prison.)
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  • 76.
    There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behavior, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Behavior," The Conduct of Life (1860).)
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  • 77.
    Sleep, ignorant of pain, sleep, ignorant of grief, may you come to us blowing softly, kindly, kindly come king.
    (Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Philoctetes, l. 827.)
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  • 78.
    The violence and obscenity are left unadulterated, as manifestation of the mystery and pain which ever accompanies the act of creation.
    (Anaïs Nin (1903-1977), Franco-American novelist, diarist. Quoted in Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer, preface (1934).)
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  • 79.
    I wonder, among all the tangles of this mortal coil, which one contains tighter knots to undo, & consequently suggests more tugging, & pain, & diversified elements of misery, than the marriage tie.
    (Edith Wharton (1862-1937), U.S. author. letter, Feb. 12, 1909. The Letters of Edith Wharton (1988).)
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  • 80.
    Pain is superficial, and therefore fear is. The torments of martyrdoms are probably most keenly felt by the by-standers.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Courage," Society and Solitude (1870).)
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