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"Oh, are not the pleasures in life, in this daily round, trifling compared with the pains!" - Plautus

"Life is very interesting... in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths." - Drew Barrymore

"As we advance in life the circle of our pains enlarges, while that of our pleasures contracts." - Sophie Swetchine

"As we advance in life the circle of our pains enlarges, while that of our pleasures contracts." - Madame Swetchine

"People in high life are hardened to the wants and distresses of mankind as surgeons are to their bodily pains." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"The wise with hope support the pains of life." - Euripides

"The pains we take in books or arts which treat of things remote from the necessaries of life is a busy idleness." - Thomas Fuller

"I've always been someone in [childhood] period of my life sort of the pains and anxieties of being young are the things that have really stuck with me." - Lena Dunham

"Little pains In a due hour employ'd great profit yields." - John Philips

"Little pains In a due hour employ'd great profit yields." - John Phillips

"The pains felt by Asian countries are our own pains. Disaster in Asia is nothing but ours as well." - Junichiro Koizumi

"The spiritual life is not a life before, after, or beyond our everyday existence. No, the spiritual life can only be real when it is lived in the midst of the pains and joys of the here and now." - Henri Nouwen

"In all our losses, all our gains, In all our pleasures, all our pains, The life of life is: Love remains. In every change from good to ill,- If love continues still, Let happen then what will." - Theodore Tilton

"We are not born all at once, but by bits. The body first, and the spirit later; and the birth and growth of the spirit, in those who are attentive to their own inner life, are slow and exceedingly painful. Our mothers are racked with the pains of our physical birth; we ourselves suffer the longer pains of our spiritual growth." - Mary Antin

"Life has its pains and evils-its bitter disappointments; but like a good novel and in healthful length of days, there is infinite joy in seeing the World, the most interesting of continued stories, unfold..." - W E B Du Bois

"The shortness of life cannot dissuade us from its pleasures, nor console us for its pains." - Luc De Clapiers

"Yet these uneasy pleasures and fine pains are for curiosity, and not for life." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Life is nearly over with me. I have taken no pains about my style of writing." - Charles Darwin

"[Death is] the best asylum for pains and sorrows and troubles and the injustices of life." - Sadegh Hedayat

"What good is it to live a life that brings pains?" - Aeschylus

"Old Age, a second child, by nature curst With more and greater evils than the first, Weak, sickly, full of pains: in ev'ry breath Railing at life, and yet afraid of death." - Charles Churchill

"There are two pains in life. There is the pain of discipline and the pain of disappointment. If you can handle the pain of discipline, then you'll never have to deal with the pain of disappointment." - Nick Saban

"Old Age, a second child, by nature curst With more and greater evils than the first, Weak, sickly, full of pains: in ev'ry breath Railing at life, and yet afraid of death." - Charles Churchill

"The entrance into the Kingdom is through the panging pains of repentance crashing into a man's respectable goodness; then the Holy Ghost, who produces these agonies begins the formation of the Son God in the life." - Oswald Chambers

"In all the events of life, we ought still to preserve our scepticism. If we believe that fire warms, or water refreshes, it is only because it costs us too much pains to think otherwise." - David Hume

"I conceive that pleasures are to be avoided if greater pains be the consequence, and pains to be coveted that will terminate in greater pleasures." - Michel De Montaigne

"Vice stings us, even in our pleasures, but virtue consoles us, even in our pains." - Charles Caleb Colton

"Vice stings us even in our pleasures, but virtue consoles us even in our pains." - William Cowper

"You were a Jesuit? Franciscan. We run a close second in being pains in the ass." - Joe Haldeman

"There is a pleasure in poetic pains / Which only poets know." - William Cowper

"I have pains in my hearts, they have taken my appetite." - Robert Johnson

"Less pains in the world a man cannot take than to bold his tongue." - Walter Raleigh

"Even if there were pains in Heaven, all who understand would desire them." - C S Lewis

"There is desire in those who love to hear about their loved ones' pains." - Euripides

"The more spacious and larger our fundamental nature, the more bearable the pains in living." - Wayne Muller

"Oh, write of me, not Died in bitter pains, but Emigrated to another star!" - Helen Hunt

"Real miracles bother people, like strange sudden pains unknown in medical literature." - Leif Enger

"It pains me to speak of God in the third person." - Martin Buber

"Any show in its first season is going to probably have some growing pains." - Tim Roth

"There is a pleasure in poetic pains Which only poets know." - William Cowper

"Oh, write of me, not Died in bitter pains, But Emigrated to another star!" - Helen Hunt Jackson

"The life you want is on the other side of the labor pains it takes to birth it." - Iyanla Vanzant

"You will begin to succeed with your life when the pains and problems of others matter to you" - T. B. Joshua

"No gains without pains." - Benjamin Franklin

"Take pains. Be perfect." - William Shakespeare

"When we become aware that we do not have to escape our pains, but that we can mobilize them into a common search for life, those very pains are transformed from expressions of despair into signs of hope." - Henri Nouwen

"I knew what the sanctified life was not. Not a life filled with more rituals, more scrupulously observed. Not more praying. Not becoming a better person, being more charitable, more concerned with everyone else's pains. Sanctifying had something to do with a sense of constant wonder - feeling gratitude and finding significance everywhere, in every action, relationship and object." - Vanessa L Ochs

"The tree of deepest root is found Least willing still to quit the ground; 'Twas therefore said by ancient sages, That love of life increased with years. So much, that in our latter stages, When pains grow sharp and sickness rages, The greatest love of life appears." - Hester Thrale

"I have attempted to write the following account of myself, as if I were a dead man in another world looking back at my own life. Nor have I found this difficult, for life is nearly over with me. I have taken no pains about my style of writing." - Charles Darwin

"God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks to us in our conscience, but shouts in our pains." - C S Lewis

"In order to understand what is meant by the word 'brain' as it is used by neuroscientists, we must bear in mind the evidence that this organ contains in some recorded form the basis of one's whole conscious life. It contains the record of all our aims and ambitions and is essential for the experience of all pleasures and pains, all loves and hates." - John Zachary Young

"The soul of the truly benevolent man does not seem to reside much in his own body. Its life, to a great extent, is a mere reflex of the lives of others. It migrates into their bodies, and identifying its existence with their existence, finds its own happiness in increasing and prolonging their pleasures, in extinguishing or solacing their pains." - Horace Mann

"Only eliminating all pains in the ass the real mild and gentle man can live in peace." - William C. Brown

"You use simple brushstrokes in a screenplay for things over which you would take much greater pains in a novel." - Richard Russo

"People in this room must have back problems, I'm sure some of us do, and it is really, really one of the worst pains and debilitating parts of your body that you can actually have because you really can't do anything in your life when you have it." - Greg Norman

"The great artist is the man who most obviously succeeds in turning his pains to advantage, in letting suffering deepen his understanding and sensibility, in growing through his pains." - Walter Kaufmann

"The great artist is the man who most obviously succeeds in turning his pains to advantage, in letting suffering deepens his understanding and sensibility, in growing through his pains." - Walter Kaufmann

"The life force is vigorous. The delight that accompanies it counter-balances all the pains and hardships that confront men. It makes life worth living." - W Somerset Maugham

"Your life is an island separated from all other islands and continents. Regardless of how many boats you send to other shores or how many ships arrive upon your shores, you yourself are an island separated by its own pains, secluded in its happiness" - Khalil Gibran

"Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life, we are continually adding grief to grief, and aggravating the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another." - Joseph Addison

"The highest spiritual quality, the noblest property of mind a man can have, is this of loyalty ... a man with no loyalty in him, with no sense of love or reverence or devotion due to something outside and above his poor daily life, with its pains and pleasures, profits and losses, is as evil a case as man can be." - Algernon Charles Swinburne

"But let me beseech you, Sir, not to let this letter get into a newspaper. Tranquility, at my age, is the supreme good of life. I think it a duty, and it is my earnest wish, to take no further part in public affairs. The abuse of confidence by publishing my letters has cost me more than all other pains." - Thomas Jefferson

"Seeing a defense is easier than changing it. Only with patience and tenderness might a person surrender his barbed armor for a softer shield. Perhaps in this lies the key to the good life - not rules to follow, nor problems to avoid, but an engaged humility, an earnest acceptance of life's pains and promises." - Joshua Wolf Shenk

"I love Death because he breaks the human pattern and frees us from pleasures too prolonged as well as from the pains of this world. It is pleasant, too, to remember that Death lies in our hands; he must come if we call him. ... I think if there were no death, life would be more than flesh and blood could bear ..." - Stevie Smith

"Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life, we are continually adding grief to grief and aggravating the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another." - Joseph Addison

"Life, as we find it, is too hard for us; it brings us too many pains, disappointments and impossible tasks. In order to bear it we cannot dispense with palliative measures... There are perhaps three such measures: powerful deflections, which cause us to make light of our misery; substitutive satisfactions, which diminish it; and intoxicating substances, which make us insensible to it." - Sigmund Freud

"Often, the truly great and valuable lessons we learn in life are learned through pain. That's why they call it "growing pains." It's all about yin and yang. And that's not something you order off column A at your local Chinese restaurant." - Fran Drescher

"By firm immutable immortal laws Impress'd on Nature by the GREAT FIRST CAUSE, Say, MUSE! how rose from elemental strife Organic forms, and kindled into life; How Love and Sympathy with potent charm Warm the cold heart, the lifted hand disarm; Allure with pleasures, and alarm with pains, And bind Society in golden chains." - Erasmus Darwin

"Of all the kind of pains, the greatest pain is to love and to love in vain." - George Granville, 1st Baron Lansdowne

"In your heart must well that sympathy which soothes away all pains from the hearts of others." - Paramahansa Yogananda

"Momma gettin' older feelin' pains In her shoulder. I gotta stay focused and remain a little soldier." - Rick Ross

"We take greater pains to persuade others that we are happy than in endeavoring to think so ourselves." - Confucius

"There is a dreadful Hell, And everlasting pains; There sinners must with devils dwell In darkness, fire, and chains." - Isaac Watts

"A man's enjoyment of all good things is in exact proportion to the pains he has undergone to gain them." - Cyrus the Great

"We take greater pains to persuade others we are happy than in trying to think so ourselves." - Confucius

"There is a dreadful Hell, And everlasting pains; There sinners must with devils dwell In darkness, fire, and chains." - Isaac Watts

"We take greater pains to persuade others that we are happy than in endeavoring to think so ourselves" - Confucius

"In Anglo-Saxon countries the prostitutes look as if they purveyed, along with sin, the attendant pains of hell." - Theodor Adorno

"Even while living in the world, the heart of Mary was so filled with motherly tenderness and compassion for men that no-one ever suffered so much for their own pains, as Mary suffered for the pains of her children." - St Jerome

"The difference is great between one's outside "life," the things which happen to one, incidents, pains and pleasures, and one's "living."" - Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"I always had the sense with her that she didn't suffer fools gladly but that life was taking great pains to show her how." - Lorrie Moore

"Love's ship has foundered on the rocks of life. We're quits: stupid to draw up a list of mutual sorrows, hurts and pains." - Vladimir Mayakovsky

"What use to brood? This life of mingled pains And joys to me, Despite of every Faith and Creed, remains The Mystery." - Alfred Tennyson

"Love's ship has foundered on the rocks of life. We're quits: stupid to draw up a list of mutual sorrows, hurts and pains." - Vladimir Mayakovsky

"The hours must be endured and those who cannot do so in life will most surely do so in death. You say you cannot face them? Life's joys and pains both? You shall find them waiting for you, a world of ignored moments there to be explored. Then shall you know how long an hour can be, shall feel the awful depth and restlessness of even a single day, and all the days you fled from life while you were alive." - Ari Berk

"The Alexander Technique will benefit anyone whether they are an elite athlete or whether they just wish to live life without the aches and pains that many people suffer and accept as part of life. It is a pity that these techniques are not shown to us all at an early age for I have no doubt that this would alleviate many of the causes of ill health in our communities." - Greg Chappell

"There is no action of man in this life that is not the beginning of so long a chain of consequences as no human providence is high enough to give a man a prospect in the end. And in this chain, there are linked together both pleasing and unpleasing events in such manner as he that will do anything for his pleasure must engage himself to suffer all the pains annexed to it." - Thomas Hobbes

"Some have courage in pleasures, and some in pains: some in desires, and some in fears, and some are cowards under the same conditions." - Socrates

"I readan article by a highly educated man wherein he told with what conscientious pains he had brought up all his children tobe skeptical of everything, never to believe anything in life or religion or their own feelings without submitting it to many rational doubts, to have a persistent, thoroughly skeptical, doubting attitude toward everything.... I think he might as well have taken them out in the backyard and killed them with an ax." - Brenda Ueland

"My purpose, my whole life, had been to love him and be with him, to make him happy. I didn't want to cause any unhappiness now-in that way, I decided it was probably better than he wasn't here to see this, though I missed him so much at that moment the ache of it was as bad as the strange pains in my belly." - W. Bruce Cameron

"What self-righteous persons take to themselves, is the same work that Christ was engaged in when He was in His agony and bloody sweat, and when He died on the cross, which was the greatest thing that ever the eyes of angels beheld. Christ could accomplish other parts of this work without cost; but this part cost Him His life, as well as innumerable pains and labors. Yet this is the part which self-righteous persons go about to accomplish for themselves." - Jonathan Edwards

"It is a bore, I admit, to be past seventy, for you are left for execution, and are daily expecting the death-warrant; but it is not anything very capital we quit. We are, at the close of life, only hurried away from stomach-aches, pains in the joints, from sleepless nights and unamusing days, from weakness, ugliness, and nervous tremors; but we shall all meet again in another planet, cured of all our defects." - Sydney Smith

"My purpose, my whole life, had been to love him and be with him, to make him happy. I did' want to cause any unhappiness now-in that way, I decided it was probably better than he was' here to see this, though I missed him so much at that moment the ache of it was as bad as the strange pains in my belly." - W. Bruce Cameron

"Life and death, energy and peace. If I stop today it was still worth it. Even the terrible mistakes that I made and would have unmade if I could. The pains that have burned me and scarred my soul, it was worth it, for having been allowed to walk where I've walked, which was to hell on earth, heaven on earth, back again, into,under,far in between, through it, in it, and above." - Gia Carangi

"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

"My prayer for the new year is that I may have the courage and the stamina to let Life happen to me, to accept its joys and successes, and to take in stride the learning that stretches us and the growing pains. Perhaps, to put it simply, my wish for the New Year is: may we love more, live more, laugh more. And so may you!" - Jean Hersey

"We need courage and strength, a kind of warrior spirit. But the place for this warrior strength is in the heart. We need energy, commitment, and courage not to run from our life nor to cover it over with any philosophy-mate rial or spiritual. We need a warrior's heart that lets us face our lives directly, our pains and limitations, our joys and possibilities." - Jack Kornfield

"We need courage and strength, a kind of warrior spirit. But the place for this warrior strength is in the heart. We need energy, commitment, and courage not to run from our life nor to cover it over with any philosophy-mate rial or spiritual. We need a warrior's heart that lets us face our lives directly, our pains and limitations, our joys and possibilities." - Jack Kornfield

"Standing by the crib of one's own baby, with that world - old pang of compassion and protectiveness toward this so little creature that has all its course to run, the heart flies back in yearning and gratitude to those who felt just so toward one's self. Then for the first time one understands the homely succession of sacrifices and pains by which life is transmitted and fostered down the stumbling generations of men." - Christopher Morley

"We assume therefore that moral virtue is the quality of acting in the best way in relation to pleasures and pains, and that vice is the opposite." - Aristotle

"He said "woman" in the same way I"d say "Mmmmm, yummy chocolate" after waking up from hunger pains and finding a Hershey bar in an empty refrigerator." - Ilona Andrews

"He said "woman" in the same way I'd say "Mmmmm, yummy chocolate" after waking up from hunger pains and finding a Hershey bar in an empty refrigerator." - Ilona Andrews

"One who in accordance with these notes will take pains in selecting his method of construction, may count upon having something that will last." - Vitruvius

"To die in order to avoid the pains of poverty, love, or anything that is disagreeable, is not the part of a brave man, but of a coward." - Aristotle

"As many as the shells that are on the shore, so many are the pains of love; the darts that wound are steeped in much poison." - Ovid

"All pains the immortal spirit must endure, All weakness that impairs, all griefs that bow, Find their sole voice in that victorious brow." - Matthew Arnold

"Man takes great pains to heap up riches, and they are like heaps of manure in the furrows of the field, good for nothing unless they be spread." - Matthew Henry

"It is profitable wisdom to know when we have done enough: Much time and pains are spared in not flattering ourselves against probabilities." - William Penn

"The vain coquette each suit disdains, And glories in her lover's pains; With age she fades - each lover flies, Contemn'd, forlorn, she pines and dies." - John Gay

"But, poor old man, thou prun'st a rotten tree That cannot so much as a blossom yield In lieu of all thy pains and husbandry." - William Shakespeare

"Minor magicians take pains to fit this traditional wizardly bill. By contrast, the really powerful magicians take pleasure in looking like accountants." - Jonathan Stroud

"Rivers of tear drops, these sharp pains in my heart, if this was the way that you love, you never should have loved me" - Ashanti

"The physical signs of measles are nearly the same as those of smallpox, but nausea and inflammation is more severe, though the pains in the back are less." - Avicenna

"I am under obligations to most of those advisers for the pains and interest they took in my case; but only to one for an effectual remedy." - William Banting

"The pleasure a man of honor enjoys in the consciousness of having performed his duty is a reward he pays himself for all his pains." - Jean De La Bruyere

"the art of reading hardly differs from the art of writing, in that its most intense pleasures and pains must remains private, and cannot be communicated to others." - Joyce Carol Oates

"One always hurries towards happiness, Monsieur Danglars, because when one has suffered much, one is at pains to believe in it." - Alexandre Dumas

"So little pains do the vulgar take in the investigation of truth, accepting readily the first story that comes to hand." - Thucydides

"No pleasure is evil in itself; but the means by which certain pleasures are gained bring pains many times greater than the pleasures." - Epicurus

"They smiled in their pains and laughed to scorn those who inflicted torments on them, resigned up their souls with great alacrity, expecting to receive them again." - Josephus

"Blessings may appear under the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let him have patience, and he will see them in their proper figures." - Joseph Addison

"I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one, in the real misfortunes and pains of others." - Edmund Burke

"Dear Lord! in all our loneliest pains Thou hast the largest share, And that which is unbearable, Tis Thine, not ours to bear." - Frederick William Faber

"We're living in a certain time, and we're aware of it. And that's part of what we're aware of, along with our own personal aches and pains." - Paul Simon

"No pleasure is evil in itself; but the means by which certain pleasures are gained bring pains many times greater than the pleasures." - Epicurus

"Especially while television I think is going through some growing pains or is in need of - I think current comedy is a bit, uh, not happening, you know?" - Jenna Elfman

"Amputees suffer pains, cramps, itches in the leg that is no longer there. That is how she felt without him, feeling his presence where he no longer was." - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"It's one thing to be twenty and touring the world, but doing it in your forties, you wake up with aches and pains." - Jane Wiedlin

"That pains me in my heart to think that someone who is gay would think that I don't love them and care about them." - Kirk Cameron

"We go to great pains to alter life for the happiness of our descendants and our descendants will say as usual: things used to be so much better, life today is worse than it used to be." - Anton Chekhov

"Let is walk ... joyously, dear souls, among the difficulties of this passing life ... These pains will have an end when our life ends, after which there will be only joy, only contentment, only eternal consolation." - Saint Francis De Sales

"Suffering invites us to place our hurts in larger hands. In Christ we see God suffering - for us. And calling us to share in God's suffering love for a hurting world. The small and even overpowering pains of our lives are intimately connected with the greater pains of Christ. Our daily sorrows are anchored in a greater sorrow and therefore a larger hope." - Henri Nouwen

"Suffering invites us to place our hurts in larger hands. In Christ we see God suffering - for us. And calling us to share in God's suffering love for a hurting world. The small and even overpowering pains of our lives are intimately connected with the greater pains of Christ. Our daily sorrows are anchored in a greater sorrow and therefore a larger hope." - Henri Nouwen

"I smoke till I got chest pains" - Lil Wayne

"Other men's pains are easily borne." - Miguel De Cervantes

"There are no gains without pains." - Benjamin Franklin

"Time and pains will do anything." - Frederick William Robertson

"Genius is the art of taking pains" - Claude C Hopkins

"Jests that give pains are no jests." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Celebrity culture is something that pains me." - Susie Orbach

"The translator ... Peculiar outcast, ghost in the world of literature, recreating in another form something already created, creating and not creating, writing words that are his own and not his own, writing a work not original to him, composing with utmost pains and without recognition of his pains or the fact that the composition really is his own." - Lydia Davis

"The Bible says that in the last days that it will be like labor pains. As a woman is ready to give birth, the labor pains get closer and closer together. That's what I think we are seeing that says we are in, maybe now, the last hours because the events are getting closer together." - Greg Laurie

"It is amazing how much more amazing sleep is in the morning. You wake up and you're like, "I stayed up to do what?! Watch Growing Pains? What was I thinking!?" But at night you're like, "La La La La La, Hey! Growing Pains, awesome! And I've seen this episode. That Kirk Cameron's always in trouble."" - Jim Gaffigan

"If it had not been for these thing, I might have live out my life talking at street corners to scorning men. I might have die, unmarked, unknown, a failure. Now we are not a failure. This is our career and our triumph. Never in our full life could we hope to do such work for tolerance, for joostice, for man's onderstanding of man as now we do by accident. Our words-our lives-our pains-nothing! The taking of our lives-lives of a good shoemaker and a poor fish-peddler-all! That last moment belongs to us-that agony is our triumph." - Bartolomeo Vanzetti

"Love's boat has been shattered against the life of everyday. You and I are quits, and it's useless to draw up a list of mutual hurts, sorrows, and pains." - Vladimir Mayakovsky

"I contented myself with whiskey, for medicinal purposes. It helped numb my various aches and pains. Not that the alcohol actually reduced the pain; it just gave the pain a life of its own, apart from mine." - Haruki Murakami

"Each day is a special gift from God, and while life may not always be fair, you must never allow the pains, hurdles, and handicaps of the moment to poison your attitude and plans for yourself and your future." - Og Mandino

"They are surely to be esteemed the bravest spirits who, having the clearest sense of both the pains and pleasures of life, do not on that account shrink from danger." - Thucydides

"Climate change has been immense difficulties of pains or illness or hard life on this planet. So through that way, you have sense of concern of the well being, not sky, not just the environment itself." - Dalai Lama

"Mere physical growing up, mere mastery of the bare necessities of subsistence will not suffice to reproduce the life of the group. Deliberate effort and the taking of thoughtful pains are required." - John Dewey



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