Pain and Tears

"Without health, life is not life; it is only a state of languor and suffering."

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The cure for anything is salt water - sweat, tears, or the sea."

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Giving birth is like taking your lower lip and forcing it over your head."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Give me blood and I shall give you freedom."

Rating: 7.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Patience is the plaster of all sores."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Turn your wounds into wisdom."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened."

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you remain angry at someone, then who is suffering?"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"What soap is for the body, tears are for the soul."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"What doesn't hurt - is not life; what doesn't pass - is not happiness."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love."

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A good friend sees the first tear, catches the second and stops the third."

Rating: 7.63 (Number of Voters: 8)

"Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is not true that suffering ennobles the character; happiness does that sometimes, but suffering, for the most part, makes men petty and vindictive."

William Somerset Maugham
William Somerset Maugham "Moon and Sixpence"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is not work that kills, but worry."

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers."

Rating: 2.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"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."

Clive Staples Lewis
Clive Staples Lewis "The Problem of Pain"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Cities are the abyss of the human species."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Physical prowess is for cowards; a little pain builds character."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Of all the animals, man is the only one that is cruel. He is the only one that inflicts pain for the pleasure of doing it."

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears."

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"God has commanded Time to console the unhappy."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Beauty can pierce one like pain."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you suffer, thank God! - it is a sure sign that you are alive."

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It's often not what we say that hurts, but what we don't say."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Opinions have caused more ills than the plague or earthquakes on this little globe of ours."

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope."

George Eliot
George Eliot "Middlemarch"

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering."

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If you are going through hell, keep going."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Pain is your friend; it lets you know that you're still alive."

Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)