My pain may be the reason for somebody's laugh. But my laugh must never be the reason for somebody's pain.
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.
Never think of pain or danger or enemies a moment longer than is necessary to fight them.
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.
to love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure. But risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in my life is to risk nothing.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
I don't think anyone ever gets over anything in life; they merely get used to it.
Short + Pain quotes ⇑Short Quotes
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
If two equally difficult paths, choose the one more painful in the short term. Choose the path that leaves you more equanimous in the long term
Time doesn't heal emotional pain, you need to learn how to let go.
We're all broken, in our own ways - In places no one might see.
If you try to squeeze joy out of people, only pain will come
If you really know the pain of ignorance, then a Master arises. You don't have to look for Him.
External circumstances can only cause you physical pain. Suffering is created in your mind.
Life + Pain quotes ⇑Life Quotes
This should be your new attitude toward life: no matter what your experiences are, you are going to enjoy them, in the same way, that you enjoy viewing the pleasant or painful experiences of another person in a motion picture.
You endure what is unbearable, and you bear it. That is all.
There are ships sailing to many ports, but not a single one goes where life is not painful.
When you've suffered a great deal in life, each additional pain is both unbearable and trifling.
In all of living, have much fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation.
Moral wounds have this peculiarity - they may be hidden, but they never close; always painful, always ready to bleed when touched, they remain fresh and open in the heart.
it is pain that becomes the most profound experience of most human life. Not joy, not love, not ecstasy - it's the pain.
Whether it's education, marriage, work, career, business, whatever - all these things are extra fittings to our lives to make it better. You would want to add something which makes you more beautiful. But people cling to these add-ons so badly that the burden of carrying extra fittings all over the place becomes painful everything seems exploitative
It is the pain of not knowing which drive human beings to really know life. Otherwise, they only try to know those things that assist their survival
You have wrapped life in all kinds of philosophies, in your ideas, in your emotions, in (all) things that you created, that you neither see the beauty of it nor the pain of it.
You either insulate yourself from other people's pain or you insulate yourself from the very joy of life. Both could be alive in you at the same time... if you looked at life just the way it is, not distorting it according to your emotions, your identifications
Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?
All pain Quotes ⇑
I have learned now that while those who speak about one's miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more.
When you feel someone else's pain and joy as powerfully as if it were your own, then you know you really loved them.
The coward lives over and over again a mental picture of pain and death. The valiant experience only the final death, quickly and without pain
There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.
Oftentimes. when people are miserable, they will want to make other people miserable, too. But it never helps.
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.
Sorrow is how we learn to love. Your heart isn't breaking. It hurts because it's getting larger. The larger it gets, the more love it holds.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
In a perverse way, I was glad for the stitches, glad it would show, that there would be scars. What was the point in just being hurt on the inside? It should bloody well show.
Adventures are all very well in their place, but there's a lot to be said for regular meals and freedom from pain.
He who is not affected by pain and pleasure, he who is calm and evenminded during pain and pleasure, he alone is eligible for immortality
It's a hurtful place, the world, in and of itself. We don't need to add to it. And we're in a place now where we all need one another, and it's going to get rougher.
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.
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.
Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain.
When you compare the sorrows of real life to the pleasures of the imaginary one, you will never want to live again, only to dream forever.
Fulfilled desire is "pleasure" and contradicted desire is "pain" or "sorrow". They are inseparable
If you see both "pain" and "beauty" of Life, then there would be enormous compassion in you, and yet no pain in you. There would be joy in you even though there is so much misery.
Love is not a joy; it is a deep, wonderful pain. Everything within you should tear. Only then will you know what love is.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
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.
Suffering is like anything else. Live with it long enough, you learn to like the taste.
In the face of pain there are no heroes.
If you are forming relationships to seek happiness and trying to squeeze happiness out of somebody and that person is trying to squeeze happiness out of you, now this is going to be a painful relationship after some time
There are times when the mind is dealt such a blow it hides itself in insanity. While this may not seem beneficial, it is. There are times when reality is nothing but pain, and to escape that pain the mind must leave reality behind.
I can't go on, I'll go on.
Don't be scared... Women can handle the worst kind of pain. You'll find out one day.
The way we are treating half the humanity on the planet, it looks like we are hell's angels... we have left a large part of the human population in physical pain. Pain of hunger, disease, and injury.
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.
You don't see other creatures of the planet suffering like human beings. Their suffering is purely physical. If they are physically harmed, they are in pain. Even in pain, the do not know the kind of suffering that a human being knows
Since I was young, I have always known this: Life damages us, every one. We can't escape that damage. But now, I am also learning this: We can be mended. We mend each other
And that's how you go on. You lay laughter over the dark parts. The more dark parts, the more you have to laugh. With defiance, with abandon, with hysteria, any way you can.
I always hated when my scars started to fade, because as long as I could still see them, I knew why I was hurting.
When people appear to be something other than good and decent, it is only because they are reacting to stress, pain, or the deprivation of basic human needs such as security, love, and self-esteem.
Sometimes you weren't supposed to share pain. Sometimes it was best just to deal with it alone.
The ideas of heat & cold, pleasure & pain, are produced by the contact of the senses with their objects. Such ideas are limited by a beginning & an end, they are transitory, bear them with patience
When we face pain in relationships our first response is often to sever bonds rather than to maintain commitment.
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.
I enjoy everything, but I have no desire for anything, so there is never any pain or disappointment from unfulfillment. Whatever I do, wherever I go, I enjoy myself.
It is important to avoid identification with pain or anger or any kind of mental or physical suffering that comes
Death is an ecstasy, for it removes the burden of the body and frees the soul of all pain springing from body identification. It is the cessation of pain and sorrow
I finally understood what true love meant...love meant that you care for another person's happiness more than your own, no matter how painful the choices you face might be.
We can ignore even pleasure. But pain insists upon being attended to. 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.
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.
There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.
If you have ever lost a loved one, then you know exactly how it feels. And if you have not, then you cannot possibly imagine it.
The source of wisdom is pain.
Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty
Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart.
Pain is a prod to remembrance. The way of escape is through wisdom. The tragedy of death is unreal; those who shudder at it are like an ignorant actor who dies of fright on the stage when nothing more has been fired at him than a blank cartridge
We fear death because of pain, and because of the thought that we may become obliterated. This idea is erroneous
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own.
There are so many ways of being despicable it quite makes one's head spin. But the way to be really despicable is to be contemptuous of other people's pain.
Do you know the feeling, when your heart is so hurt, that you could feel the blood dripping?
I'm not really sure why. But... do you stop loving someone just because they betray you? I don't think so. That's what makes the betrayal hurt so much - pain, frustration, anger... and I still loved her. I still do.
The Creator, in taking infinite pains to shroud with mystery His presence in every atom of creation, could have had but one motive - a sensitive desire that men seek Him only through free will
Imagine smiling after a slap in the face. Then think of doing it twenty-four hours a day.
I want to reach out and grab his hand and hold it to me, right over my heart, right where it aches the most. I don't know if doing that would heal me or make my heart break entirely, but either way this constant hungry waiting would be over.
It isn't right to wish pain on other people just because they hurt me first.
This world is but a dream. Just as in the movies there is no essential difference between the ocean & the sky, which are simply two different rates of light-vibration, so it is in this world. Sorrow & joy, pain & pleasure, cold & heat are but dreams
My rapier wit hides my inner pain.
Fear was given to man as a cautionary device to spare him pain; it is not mean to be cultivated and abused.
Trouble and disease have a lesson for us. Our painful experiences are not meant to destroy us, but to burn out our dross, to hurry us back Home. No one is more anxious for our release than God.
A pain stabbed my heart, as it did every time I saw a girl I loved who was going the opposite direction in this too-big world.
Time was passing like a hand waving from a train I wanted to be on. I hope you never have to think about anything as much as I think about you.
Another secret of the universe: 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.
Now and then I see something in her eyes, and I wonder if I've ever grasped how much pain she's really in.
"Poetry is just so emo." he said. "Oh, the pain. The pain. It always rains. In my soul."
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.
Momma gettin' older feelin' pains In her shoulder. I gotta stay focused and remain a little soldier.
I have a high pain threshold. In fact, it's more of a large and tastfully decorated foyer than a threshold. But I do get easily bored