Quotations About / On: PAIN

  • 1.
    One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
    (Walter Bagehot (1826-1877), British economist, critic. Physics and Politics, ch. 5 (1872).)
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  • 2.
    A doctor is fascinated by death, and pain. And how much pain a man can endure.
    (David Boehm, and Louis Friedlander. Dr. Richard Vollin (Bela Lugosi), The Raven, to a man he is about to torture (1935). Suggested by the Edgar Allan Poe story; the director is better known as Lew Landers.)
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  • 3.
    Anesthesia: wounds without pain. Neurasthenia: pain without wounds.
    (Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
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  • 4.
    Sympathy with joy intensifies the sum of sympathy in the world, sympathy with pain does not really diminish the amount of pain.
    (Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. "The Soul of Man Under Socialism," Fortnightly Review.)
  • 5.
    You become strong not by showing power
    But by surviving pain´╗┐
    (courage, strong,)
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  • 6.
    Nyctitropic plants toward the darkness curl as in pain does the soul into inward God unfurl
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 7.
    'Love is understanding the other's pain'
    (LOVE IS)
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  • 8.
    Pain pays no attention to moans or excuses.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 9.
    Pain has its reasons, pleasure is totally indifferent.
    (Francis Picabia (1878-1953), French painter, poet. Who Knows: Poems and Aphorisms, p. 50 (1950, repr. 1986).)
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  • 10.
    Pleasures are always children, pains always have wrinkles.
    (Joseph Joubert (1754-1824), French essayist, moralist. Notebooks, entry recorded in 1796 (1938) trans. 1983.)
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