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We experience pain throughout our lives.

It shouldn’t define us, it should make us stronger.

This selection of pain quotes will help give you the motivation and desire to push through those painful times.

Reading quotes about pain can help give you strength every day.

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Top 10 Pain Quotes

The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.

Arthur Schopenhauer
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Are you ready to sacrifice who you are, for what you will become.

Eric Thomas
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Sit with the pain until it passes, and you will be calmer for the next one.

Naval Ravikant
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Top results are achieved only through pain. But eventually, you like this pain.

Juha Vaatainen
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Pain pays the income of each precious thing.

William Shakespeare
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We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.

Jim Rohn
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Out of pain and problems have come the sweetest songs, and the most gripping stories.

Billy Graham
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Don’t give up in times of difficulty. Persevere on as there will be an end to these.

Edward Dunedin
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Problems are the price you pay for progress.

Branch Rickey
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If you can sit with your pain, listen to your pain and respect your pain in time you will move through your pain.

Bryant McGill
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Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it. Joel Osteen

If you’re never able to tolerate a little bit of pain and discomfort, you’ll never get better.

Angela Duckworth

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. Sarah Frances Brown

Pain is a great motivator. Naval Ravikant

Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain. Robert Gary Lee

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Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things. It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out it’s the grain of sand in your shoe. Robert Service

Change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end.

Robin Sharma

It is when I struggle that I strengthen. It is when challenged to my core that I learn the depth of who I am.Steve Maraboli

Face your life, its pain, its pleasure, leave no path untaken. Neil Gaiman

No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched. George Jean Nathan

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Behind every beautiful thing, there’s been some kind of pain. Bob Dylan

There are no mistakes in life, only lessons. There is no such thing as a negative experience, only opportunities to grow, learn and advance along the road of selfmastery. From struggle comes strength. Even pain can be a wonderful teacher. Robin S. Sharma

Acceptance doesn’t mean resignation; it means understanding that something is what it is and that there’s got to be a way through it.

Michael J. Fox

The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself. Norman Cousins

Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom. Arthur Schopenhauer

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Thinking of you is a poison I drink often. Atticus

There is nothing that can take the pain away. But eventually you will find a way to live with it. There will be nightmares. And every day when you wake up, it will be the first thing you think about. Until one day, it will be the second thing. Raymond Reddington (The Blacklist)

Pain can change you, but that doesn’t mean it has to be a bad change. Take that pain and turn it into wisdom.


You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world. But you do have some say in who hurts you. John Green

There are no gains without pains. Benjamin Franklin

Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil. Aristotle

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You will never know the power of yourself until someone hurts you badly. Unknown

The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That’s the deal. C.S. Lewis

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.

Marcus Aurelius

Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. Les Brown

When I planted my pain in the field of patience it bore fruit of happiness. Kahlil Gibran

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What matters most is how well you walk through the fire. Charles Bukowski

We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain. Alan Watts

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.

Ludwig Jacobowski

If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you’re allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind. Shannon L. Alder

Laugher is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain. Charlie Chaplin

The clearer your vision, the less you’ll be affected by your short term. Maxime Lagacé

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Love is so short, forgetting is so long. Pablo Neruda

Smiling is the best way to face any problem, to crush every fear and to hide every pain. Unknown

Stay focused on your purpose, not your pain.

Ranal Currie

First, having the larger goal will lift your mind out of the moment and help you endure the hard work and drudgery. Second, as you become better at this task or craft, it becomes increasingly pleasurable. Robert Greene

Where the wound has been given, there must the cure be found, if anywhere. Jane Austen

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Better bread with water than cake with trouble. Russian proverb

It doesn’t hurt to feel sad from time to time. Willie Nelson

One word will free us of all the weight and pain of life, that word is love.


My pain may be the reason for somebody’s laugh. But my laugh must never be the reason for somebody’s pain. Charlie Chaplin

The worst wounds, the deadliest of them, aren’t the ones people see on the outside. They’re the ones that make us bleed internally. Sherrilyn Kenyon

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Too many people believe that everything must be pleasurable in life, which makes them constantly search for distractions and short-circuits the learning process. Robert Greene

The broken heart. You think you will die, but you keep living, day after day after terrible day. Charles Dickens

Beautiful are those whose brokenness gives birth to transformation and wisdom.

John Green

If you can go through the pain period, you make it to be a champion. If you can’t go through it, forget it. And that’s what most people lack: having the guts the guts to go in and just say… I don’t care what happens. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain, because life’s greatest lessons are learnt through pain. Nagato

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If you can learn to endure pain, you can survive anything. Some people learn to embrace it, to love it. Some endure it through drowning it in sorrow, or by making themselves forget. Others turn it into anger. Sarah J. Maas

Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success.

Bo Bennett

You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice. Bob Marley

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If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret. Jim Carrey

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My fear delivered one of the great lessons of my life: That someone without fear can’t push himself. He can’t get better. He can’t transform negatives in to positives. He can’t open his world to creativity and invention, or even progress. Georges StPierre

Forget about winning and losing, forget about pride and pain. Bruce Lee

Strange how we decorate pain.

Margaret Atwood

I suppose that since most of our hurts come through relationships so will our healing, and I know that grace rarely makes sense for those looking in from the outside. Wm. Paul Young

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The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected. Nicholas Sparks

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I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person. Rita Mero

I was a man who thrived on solitude; without it I was like another man without food or water. Each day without solitude weakened me. I took no pride in my solitude; but I was dependent on it. The darkness of the room was like sunlight to me. Charles Bukowski

Pain Quotes About Life

When pain is over, the remembrance of it often becomes a pleasure. Jane Austen

Pain can be controlled, you just disconnect it.

James Cameron

New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings. Lao Tzu

Some old wounds never truly heal, and bleed again at the slightest word. George R.R. Martin

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The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not. C.S. Lewis

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The pain started years ago, but I’d lived with it for so long at that point that I’d accepted it as an inevitable part of me. Diwakar Sharma

You are so brave and quiet I forget you are suffering. Ernest Hemingway

The difficulties of life are intended to make us better, not bitter.


Let go of the past. Robert Greene

We do survive every moment, after all, except the last one. John Updike

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There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength’. No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster. Dalai Lama

Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you. Ovid

The pain will not go away by getting angry or bitter. It will go away when you learn to accept life’s challenges with grace and ease. Leon Brown

You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.

Walt Disney

Without suffering and doubts, the mind will come to rest on cliches and stay there, until the spirit dies as well. Robert Greene

I’ve learned more from pain than I could’ve ever learned from pleasure. Unknown

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Discomfort is the positive sign you are trying new things. By trying new things, you are growing. By growing, you next pain will be diminished. Maxime Lagacé

The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you. Unknown

There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.

Dante Alighieri

The true greats will always overcome adversity. Conor McGregor

If you’re in a bad situation, don’t worry it’ll change. If you’re in a good situation, don’t worry it’ll change. John A. Simone Sr

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Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul? John Keats

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It’s not whether you get knocked down. It’s whether you get up again. Vince Lombardi

Have the guts to go beyond the pain. Unknown

I cursed my misfortune, and it remained one.

Muriel Strode

True selfdiscovery begins where your comfort zone ends. Adam Braun

I know pain in every way that’s why I never want to hurt anyone. Unknown

We carry our burden on and on, until one day, suddenly, we laugh and set it down upon the ground. Muriel Strode

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Your fears are a kind of prison that confines you within a limited range of action. The less you fear, the more power you will have and the more fully you will live. Robert Greene

You have to die a few times before you can really live.

Charles Bukowski

Humility, after the first shock, is a cheerful virtue. C.S. Lewis

Don’t get lost in your pain, know that one day your pain will become your cure. Rumi

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In the depth of winter, I learned that within me lay an invincible summer. Albert Camus

True discovery happens when you embrace the obstacle. Truth is for the patient, the enduring. Maxime Lagacé

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.


Sore. The most satisfying pain. Unknown

Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. Francis Bacon

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I felt so much, that I started to feel nothing. Unknown

The experience of pain or loss can be a formidably motivating force. John C. Maxwell

There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds. Laurell K. Hamilton

Life is pain and the enjoyment of love is an anesthetic.

Cesare Pavese

Train insane or remain the same. Unknown

A good portion of the things you want in life is outside your comfort zone. Idowu Koyenikan

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Pain is weakness leaving the body. Chesty Puller

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The damage was permanent; there would always be scars. But even the angriest scars faded over time until it was difficult to see them written on the skin at all, and the only thing that remained was the memory of how painful it had been. Jodi Picoult

Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.

Helen Keller

Be the silent watcher of your thoughts and behavior. You are beneath the thinker. You are the stillness beneath the mental noise. You are the love and joy beneath the pain. Eckhart Tolle

One of my biggest challenge in life was losing someone close to me. One of my biggest learning experience was losing someone close to me. Maxime Lagacé

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There’s nothing that cleanses your soul like getting the hell kicked out of you. Woody Hayes

Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.

J.K. Rowling

Every negative situation contains the possibility for something positive, an opportunity. It is how you look at it that matters. Robert Greene

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If experience is the mother of wisdom, pain is the father. Thibaut

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If you don’t find the time, if you don’t do the work, you don’t get the results. Arnold Schwarzenegger

They say that time heals a broken heart, but time has stood still since we’ve been apart. Don Gibson

No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.

William Penn

Don’t quit. You’re already in pain. You’re already hurt. Get a reward from it. Unknown

Pain is temporary. It may last for a minute, or an hour or a day, or even a year. But eventually, it will subside. And something else take its place. Eric Thomas

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This horror of pain is a rather low instinct and if I think of human beings I’ve known and of my own life, such as it is, I can’t recall any case of pain which didn’t, on the whole, enrich life. Malcolm Muggeridge

God uses suffering as a whetstone, to make men sharp with. Henry Ward Beecher

All pain is either severe or slight, if slight, it is easily endured; if severe, it will without doubt be brief.


When the pain overtakes you, reach inside. Gather the broken pieces, and hand them to God. Ask Him to remake your heart. Different, this time. Stronger. More beautiful. This is how we are made, and remade by the Maker. Yasmin Mogahed

People go through so much pain trying to avoid pain. Neil Strauss

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Of pain you could wish only one thing: that it should stop. Nothing in the world was so bad as physical pain. In the face of pain there are no heroes. George Orwell

God gave us pain to remind us we are alive, so we will learn to value the joys and beauty of the world. Tom Corr

It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.

Jackie JoynerKersee

Life is fragile and painful. Life is relationships and attachments. You can learn detachment but you can’t avoid relationships. Learn to dance with that. Maxime Lagacé

There is no education like adversity. Benjamin Disraeli

Overcoming Pain Quotes

If you love deeply, you’re going to get hurt badly. But it’s still worth it. C.S. Lewis

Challenges are part of life; We weaken our spirit, when we act in fear and lose hope. But we strengthen our spirit, when we fearlessly with faith and hope, rise up to meet and conquer the challenges.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Long after I have given up, my heart still searches for you without my permission. Rudy Francisco

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Maybe part of loving is learning to let go. The Wonder Years

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There are some defeats more triumphant than victories. Michel de Montaigne

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love. Sophocles

A problem is a chance for you to do your best.

Duke Ellington

Hearts united in pain and sorrow will not be separated by joy and happiness. Bonds that are woven in sadness are stronger than the ties of joy and pleasure. Love that is washed by tears will remain eternally pure and faithful. Kahlil Gibran

It is always by way of pain one arrives at pleasure. Marquis de Sade

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Often it’s the deepest pain which empowers you to grow into your highest self. Unknown

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You just do it. You force yourself to get up. You force yourself to put one foot before the other and you refuse to let it get to you. You fight. You cry. Then you go about the business of living. That’s how I’ve done it. There’s no other way. Elizabeth Taylor

The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.

Ernest Hemingway

One of the most courageous decision you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul. Unknown

Pain is the great teacher of mankind. Beneath its breath souls develop. Marie von Ebner Eschenbach

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There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt. Erma Bombeck

It’s not who’s the best it’s who can take the most pain. Steve Prefontaine

It never gets easier, you just get better. Unknown

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.

Mahatma Gandhi

You need to spend time crawling alone through shadows to truly appreciate what it is to stand in the sun. Shaun Hick

Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain. Robert Gary Lee

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Much of your pain is selfchosen. Kahlil Gibran

It’s better to feel pain than nothing at all. Unknown

Endure the pain. Enjoy the gain. Unknown

The trick to healing from suffering, I think, is deciding that the pain was worth it.


Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong. Sarah Dessen

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No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn. Hal Borland

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Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have life itself. Walter Anderson

You don’t know pain until you’re staring at yourself in the mirror with tears streaming down your face and you’re begging yourself to just hold on and be strong.


Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy. Milton Erickson

Remember anything you want that’s valuable requires you to break through short term pain in order to gain long term pleasure. Tony Robbins

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Every flower must grow through dirt. Unknown

Don’t try to understand everything, because sometimes it isn’t meant to be understood, but to be accepted. Unknown

The wings of transformation are born of patience and struggle.

Janet S. Dickens

Sometimes it’s worse to win a fight than to lose. Billie Holiday

I Am Not What Happened To Me. I Am What I Choose To Become. Unknown

It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace. Chuck Palahniuk

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The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears. John Vance Cheney

Anybody can laugh in joy, but the bold ones also smile in pain, knowing that pain is just like a zooming train, that will soon pass by.

Ravi V. Melwani

I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning. Haruki Murakam

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional. Buddha

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

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Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Khalil Gibran

Are you facing or avoiding your pain? Are you caring for your emotions or are you making yourself busy? Learn to wait and embrace your suffering. Fleeing it will simply bring more confusion. Facing it will bring clarity. Maxime Lagacé

Life is pain, so live it up while you can.

Ernest Hemingway

We don’t even ask happiness, just a little less pain. Charles Bukowski

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We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality. Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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Pain is a part of growing up. It’s how we learn. Dan Brown

The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared. Lois Lowry

You may have had unfair things happen to you, but the depth of your pain is an indication of the height of your future. Joel Osteen

Sorrow is the mere rust of the soul. Activity will cleanse and brighten it.

Samuel Johnson

What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you. Richard Wilbur

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. Theodore Roosevelt

Stop saying I wish and start saying I will. Unknown

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Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave. Mary Tyler Moore

All pain is either severe or slight, if slight, it is easily endured; if severe, it will without doubt be brief. Cicero

The marks humans leave are too often scars.

John Green

The pain of the little finger is felt by the whole body. Filipino Proverb

The more you’re hurt, the more you’ll change. Unknown

Pain is like a love affair. When it’s over it’s over. Elyse Sommer

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Neurosis is the natural byproduct of pain avoidance. Carl Jung

He who makes a beast out of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man. Dr. Seuss

It has been said, time heals all wounds. I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.

Rose Kennedy

Chronic pain or other challenges are invitations; gifts that challenge us to learn how to manage the mind. Cheryl Richardson

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Your life does not get better by chance. It gets better by change. Jim Rohn

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Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds. Norman Vincent Peale

Life is pain, highness. Anyone who says differently is selling something.

William Goldman

The pain that you create now is always some form of nonacceptance, some form of unconscious resistance to what is. Eckhart Tolle

Inspirational Quotes About Pain

Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us. David Richo

Sometimes pain was like a storm that came out of nowhere. The clearest summer could end in a downpour. Could end in lightning and thunder.

Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Two barrels of tears will not heal a bruise. Chinese proverb

Trying to build a life where you never experience bad feelings is like building a ship that can’t handle a storm. Neil Strauss

It is when we hurt that we learn. Steve Maraboli

Let go. Why do you cling to pain? There is nothing you can do about the wrongs of yesterday. It is not yours to judge. Why hold on to the very thing which keeps you from hope and love? Leo Buscaglia

The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.

Charles Dickens

Pain is nothing compared to what it feels like to quit. Unknown

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The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain. George Gordon Noel Byron

Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place. Iain Thomas

Bad is never good until worse happens. Danish proverb

Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.


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 Baldwin

If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. Thomas Paine

You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, who had ever been alive. James Baldwin

The things that we’re the most resistant to are usually what we need. And the things we’re most scared to let go of are typically the ones we most need to relinquish.

Neil Strauss

Knowing what it feels to be in pain, is exactly why we try to be kind to others. Jiraiya

Most of the gains in life come from suffering in the short term, so you can get paid in the long term. Naval Ravikant

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If you’re bored with life, if you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things you don’t have enough goals. Lou Holtz

Transformation without work and pain, without suffering, without a sense of loss is just an illusion of true change. Paul Young

Our strength grows out of our weaknesses.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I still own my heart, which I know because it hurts so much. Emilie Autumn

God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: it is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world. C.S. Lewis

If we took emotional health as seriously as a society as we take learning arithmetic and reading, we would have a much smaller problem. Neil Strauss

There is no coming to consciousness without pain. Carl Jung

Eventually, the time that was not spent on learning skills will catch up with you, and the fall will be painful.

Robert Greene

We can ignore even pleasure. But pain insists upon being attended to. C.S. Lewis

Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative, you can get beyond your pain or negativity. Yoko Ono

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Diseases can be our spiritual flat tires disruptions in our lives that seem to be disasters at the time but end by redirecting our lives in a meaningful way. Bernie S. Siegel

Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey

The cost of failure is learning.

Neil Strauss

Great things never came from comfort zones. Neil Strauss

There’s no love without pain. Irving Stone

You must go through that short term pain to reach longterm gains. A meaningful life is about growth, not comfort. Maxime Lagacé

Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn’t change the heart of others it only changes yours. Shannon L. Alder

The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure but to avoid pain. Aristotle

No matter how far life pushes you down, no matter how much you hurt, you can always bounce back.

Sheryl Swoopes

Sometimes pain can drive a man harder than pleasure. Don Ingall

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. Kenji Miyazawa

Even our misfortunes are a part of our belongings. Antoine de Saint Exupery

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Pain makes me grow. Growing is what I want. Therefore, for me pain is pleasure. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Along with pain comes satisfaction and with satisfaction comes relief. Maxime Lagacé

Great success requires greater sacrifice.

Sachin Prabhu

My biggest mistake is thinking that people care for me as much as I do for them. Unknown

Truth is like a surgery. It hurts but cures. Lie is like a pain killer. It gives instant relief but has side effects forever. Unknown

Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take can sometimes be the most painful. José N. Harris

Sometimes your heart needs more time to accept what your mind already knows. Unknown

You have the hope that life is fair, but it’s not. Expect it to be hard, unfair, sometimes ugly and sad. The least you expect of it, the more bearable it will seem.

Maxime Lagacé

Hurt me with the truth but never comfort me with a lie. Unknown

Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel. Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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When you can’t remember why you’re hurt, that’s when you’re healed. Jane Fonda

The best way of handling pain was to study it objectively. Arthur C. Clarke

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. Neale Donald Walsch

There are two types of pain in this world: pain that hurts you, and pain that changes you.


I’m willing to accept any kind of pain to win a race. Rick Wohlhutter

Adversity introduces a man to himself. Unknown

If you go deeper and deeper into your own heart, you’ll be living in a world with less fear, isolation and loneliness. Sharon Salzberg

When I planted my pain in the field of patience it bore fruit of happiness. Kahlil Gibran

Some of God’s greatest gifts are unanswered prayers. Garth Brooks

Sacrifice today for tomorrows betterment, you are willing to pay those payments with pain, because pain is just a message when you are fixing something that’s insufficient in your life.

Greg Plitt

The prettiest smile hides the deepest secrets. The prettiest eyes have cried the most tears. And the kindest hearts have felt the most pain. Anonymous

I always hated when my scars started to fade, because as long as I could still see them, I knew why I was hurting. Jodi Picoult

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Easy choices, hard life. Hard choices, easy life. Jerzy Gregorek

All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me…. You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. Walt Disney

Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.

African proverb

That’s the thing about pain, it demands to be felt. John Green

Try to exclude the possibility of suffering which the order of nature and the existence of free wills involve, and you find that you have excluded life itself. C.S. Lewis

What comes out when life squeezes you? When someone hurts or offends you? If anger, pain and fear come out of you, it’s because that’s what’s inside. Wayne Dyer

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn’t people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them? Rose F. Kennedy

When the clouds get too heavy, it rains. When your pain gets too bad, you cry.


Adversity is the first path to truth. Lord Byron

No pain. No gain. Shut up and train. Unknown

Forgetting about our mistakes and our wounds isn’t enough to make them disappear. Ai Yazawa

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Most people carry that pain around inside them their whole lives, until they kill the pain by other means, or until it kills them. But you, my friends, you found another way: a way to use the pain. To burn it as fuel, for light and warmth. You have learned to break the world that has tried to break you. Lev Grossman

Motivating Quotes About Pain

Embrace the feeling. Start the healing. Maxime Lagacé

Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain, because life’s greatest lessons are learnt through pain.


The best way to neutralize our natural impatience is to cultivate a kind of pleasure in pain like an athlete, you come to enjoy rigorous practice, pushing past your limits, and resisting the easy way out. Robert Greene

You care so much you feel as though you will bleed to death with the pain of it. J.K. Rowling

To hurt is as human as to breathe. J.K. Rowling

Do not resist the pain. Allow it to be there. Surrender to the grief, despair, fear, loneliness, or whatever form the suffering takes. Witness it without labeling it mentally. Embrace it. Eckhart Tolle

Our most beautiful dreams are born from our most unpleasant nightmares.

Matshona Dhliwayo

Change happens when the pain of staying the same is greater than the pain of change. Tony Robbins

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The worst part is feeling you lost a part of yourself, forever. Maxime Lagacé

Time doesn’t heal emotional pain, you need to learn how to let go. Roy T. Bennett

These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them. Rumi

We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation.

Paulo Coelho

Most people want to avoid pain, and discipline is usually painful. John C. Maxwell

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If I can see pain in your eyes then share with me your tears. If I can see joy in your eyes then share with me your smile. Santosh Kalwar

Suffering is an extraordinary teacher. Ryan Hall

People fear death even more than pain. It’s strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. Yeah, I guess it is a friend. Jim Morrison

I think that humans have a huge capacity to carry pain and sadness. There are things that haunt us our entire lives; we are unable to let them go. The good times seem almost effervescent and dreamlike in comparison with the times that didn’t go so well.

Henry Rollins

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. Friedrich Nietzsche

Most misunderstandings in the world could be avoided if people would simply take the time to ask, What else could this mean? Shannon L. Alder

Through love all that is bitter will be sweet. Through love all that is copper will be gold. Through love all dregs will become wine. Through love all pain will turn to medicine. Rumi

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. Maya Angelou

Never Apologize For Being Sensitive Or Emotional. Let This Be A Sign That You’ve Got A Big Heart And Aren’t Afraid To Let Others See It. Showing Your Emotions Is A Sign Of Strength.


If you’re going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill

Life didn’t promise to be wonderful. Teddy Pendergrass

Everybody ought to do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just for practice. William James

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The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism. Norman Vincent Peale

Every pain is a gift. Every pain is an opportunity. Maxime Lagacé

Part So I’m not blaming you for falling in love with another woman. I’m not angry, either. I should be, but I’m not.

Haruki Murakami

Among my stillness was a pounding heart. Shannon A. Thompson

Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for. Bob Marley

The root of all suffering is attachment. Buddha

The surest way to hurt yourself is to give up on love, just because it didn’t work out the first time. Amanda Howells

The pain and boredom we experience in the initial stage of learning a skill toughens our minds.

Robert Greene

What marks the artist is his power to shape the material of pain we all have. Lionel Trilling

Some people learn to lose. Others lose and learn. Georges StPierre

No words can explain the way I’m missing you. Sam Smith

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Pain nourishes courage. You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you. Mary Tyler Moore

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. Kahlil Gibran

When pain brings you down, don’t be silly, don’t close your eyes and cry, you just might be in the best position to see the sun shine.

Alanis Morissette

Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. Joseph Campbell

Forget what hurt you in the past, but never forget what it taught you. Shannon L. Alder

The pain started years ago, but I’d lived with it for so long at that point that I’d accepted it as an inevitable part of me. Diwakar Sharma

Growth in painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong. Unknown

Sooner or later, you will need to make friends with disappointment.

Dr. SunWolf

What hurts us is what heals us. Paulo Coelho

Don’t let pain define you, let it refine you. Tim Fargo

Success at anything will always come down to this: Focus and effort, and we control both. Dwayne Johnson (The Rock)

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We can learn and change in a state of pain and suffering, or we can evolve in a state of joy and inspiration. Joe Dispenza

Handling our suffering is an art. If we know how to suffer, we suffer much less, and we’re no longer afraid of being overwhelmed by the suffering inside. Thich Nhat Hanh

When it hurts observe. Life is trying to teach you something.

Anita Krizzan

I am hopelessly in love with a memory. An echo from another time, another place. Michael Faudet

I can’t stress this enough, but pain is part of the process. It’s important to feel it. Mark Manson

Pain has a way of clipping our wings and keeping us from being able to fly … and if left unresolved for very long, you can almost forget that you were ever created to fly in the first place. WM. Paul Young

Pain has its own noble joy, when it starts a strong consciousness of life, from a stagnant one. John Sterling

If you ever think about giving up, remember why you held on for so long.

Hayley Williams

I don’t believe there is pleasure in life. I believe there is only relief of pain… We have to suffer to be on top. Georges St. Pierre

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Without pain, without sacrifice, we would have nothing. Fight Club

Failure gave me strength. Pain was my motivation. Michael Jordan

It’s not easy taking my problems one at a time when they refuse to get in line. Ashleigh Brilliant

Pain is real. But so is hope.


The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection. Thomas Paine

Pain makes you stronger. Fear makes you braver. Heartbreak makes you wiser. Drake

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Without pain, there would be no suffering, without suffering we would never learn from our mistakes. To make it right, pain and suffering is the key to all windows, without it; there is no way of life. Angelina Jolie

If you’re never able to tolerate a little bit of pain and discomfort, you’ll never get better. Angela Duckworth

Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.

José N. Harris

One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. Bob Marley

We find comfort among those who agree with us growth among those who don’t. Frank A. Clark

If pain must come, may it come quickly. Because I have a life to live, and I need to live it in the best way possible. If he has to make a choice, may he make it now. Then I will either wait for him or forget him. Paulo Coelho

I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies. The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress. Andre Gide

Incredible Quotes About Pain

The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply. Denis Waitley

Nothing pains some people more than having to think.

Martin Luther King Jr

Some days, we’re just looking for a soft place to land. Dr. SunWolf

I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love. Mother Teresa

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Smile, though your heart is aching. Smile, even though it’s breaking. When there are clouds in the sky, you’ll get by if you smile through your pain and sorrow. Smile and maybe tomorrow, you’ll see the sun come shining through for you. Charlie Chaplin

Following a path is easy. Creating a new one is tough but it will lead you to new places.

Maxime Lagacé

After the rain, the sun will reappear. There is life. After the pain, the joy will still be here. Walt Disney

Have you ever been hurt and the place tries to heal a bit, and you just pull the scar off of it over and over again. Rosa Parks

Part I think you still love me, but we can’t escape the fact that I’m not enough for you. I knew this was going to happen. Haruki Murakami

Chronic pain can be very lonely. It can have a shamebased quality. Jennifer Grey

One thing you can’t hide is when you’re crippled inside.

John Lennon

But who can remember pain, once it’s over? All that remains of it is a shadow, not in the mind even, in the flesh. Pain marks you, but too deep to see. Out of sight, out of mind. Margaret Atwood

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One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea. Walter Bagehot

The spiritual path is not strewn with roses. Haridas Chaudhuri

The art of life is the art of avoiding pain. Thomas Jefferson

Change is slow and gradual. It requires hard work, a bit of luck, a fair amount of selfsacrifice, and a lot of patience.

Robert Greene

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. Anais Nin

The only thing that’s the end of the world is the end of the world. Barack Obama

Passion is the bridge that takes you from pain to change. Frida Kahlo

He took his pain and turned it into something beautiful. Into something that people connect to. And that’s what good music does. It speaks to you. It changes you. Hannah Harrington

Live and allow others to live; hurt no one; life is dear to all living beings.


Move toward resistance and pain. Robert Greene

Without pain, there would be no suffering, without suffering we would never learn from our mistakes. To make it right, pain and suffering is the key to all windows, without it; there is no way of life. Angelina Jolie

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Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us. David Richo

At the end of pain is success. Eric Thomas

Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness. Andre Gide

God is closest to those with broken hearts.

Jewish saying

Where there is love, there is vulnerability to pain. Laura Ramirez

We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment. Jim Rohn

I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders. Jewish proverb

Pain is such an uncomfortable feeling that even a tiny amount of it is enough to ruin every enjoyment. Will Rogers

Don’t be scared… Women can handle the worst kind of pain. You’ll find out one day. Gayle Forman

Just like there’s always time for pain, there’s always time for healing.

Jennifer Brown

The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body. Publilius Syrus

It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things. Theodore Roosevelt

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Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course. William Shakespeare

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you. Tony Robbins

Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.

Rabindranath Tagore

Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons. Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves. Blaise Pascal

It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience. Julius Caesar

I fell off my pink cloud with a thud. Elizabeth Taylor

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.

Winston Churchill

Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say My tooth is aching than to say My heart is broken. C.S. Lewis

Something very beautiful happens to people when their world falls apart. A humility, a nobility, a higher intelligence emerges at just the point when our knees hit the floor. Marianne Wilson

Sadness flies away on the wings of time. Jean de La Fontaine

In order to rise from its own ashes, a Phoenix first must burn. Octavia Butler

To Sum Up

Hopefully you have enjoyed this huge list of pain quotes.

There are lots to inspire and motivate you every day.

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Last Updated on June 21, 2021 by TheGrowthReactor

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