Misery And Pain Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 83 Quotes About Misery And Pain

#1. My mother knows how to hit a nerve. And the pain I feel is worse than any other kind of misery. Because what she does always comes as a shock, exactly like an electric jolt, that grounds itself perfectly in my memory. - Author: Amy Tan
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#2. A lot of people spend their last decade of their lives in pain and misery combating disease. - Author: Craig Venter
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#3. Not every story is true. And sometimes the things that were wicked become the things that save us, and the things that were good doom us to misery and pain. - Author: Kelly Barnhill
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#4. Pain and suffering are inevitable in our lives, but misery is an option - Author: Chip Beck
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#5. Some are born rich
While others poor;
Some are born free
While others captives;
Some are born blessed
While others deprived;
Some are born strong
While others weak;
And some are born great
While others slaves.
It is only in this life
blessings are unequal. - Author: Emmanuel Aghado
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#6. The trees are in misery, and the birds are in misery. I don't think they sing. They just screech in pain. ... Taking a close look at what's around us, there is some sort of harmony: it's the harmony of overwhelming and collective murder. - Author: Werner Herzog
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#7. Our epoch has been called the century of work. It is in fact the century of pain, misery and corruption. - Author: Paul Lafargue
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#8. Communities tend to be guided less than individuals by conscience and a sense of responsibility. How much misery does this fact cause mankind! It is the source of wars and every kind of oppression, which fill the earth with pain, sighs and bitterness. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#9. How dare you? How dare you create a world in which there is such misery that's not our fault? It's not right. It's utterly, utterly evil. Why should I respect a capricious, mean-minded, stupid god who creates a world which is so full of injustice and pain? - Author: Stephen Fry
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#10. Say I feel all sad and self-indulgent, then get stung by a wasp, my misery feels quite abstract and I long just to be in spiritual pain once more - 'damn you tiny assassin, clad in yellow and black, how I crave my former innocence where melancholy was my only trial'. - Author: Russell Brand
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#11. And it may be that love sometimes occurs without pain or misery. - Author: Annie Proulx
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#12. Remember, pain and misery
are transient and ephemeral
but love has the healing power,
which is eternal. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#13. Sense of pleasure we may well
Spare out of life perhaps, and not repine,
But live content, which is the calmest life;
But pain is perfect misery, the worst
Of evils, and excessive, overturns
All patience. - Author: John Milton
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#14. I'd been so set on an escape that was now impossible, and the only form of freedom left to me was death. It was a terrible kind of freedom - one from misery and pain, yes, but also one from lightness and laughter and life. It was an absence of everything. - Author: Alexander Gordon Smith
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#15. If you take racism away from certain people - I mean vitriolic racism as well as the sort of social racist - if you take that away, they may have to face something really terrible - misery, self-misery, and deep pain about who they are. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#16. Three marital bonds exist: Karmic, Dharmic and Cosmic. The first are of pain, misery, hunger, nakedness, disgrace. The second are of success, bliss, love, financial progress, etc. The third are only for the select, pure and holy souls and bring inexhaustible happiness. - Author: Samael Aun Weor
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#17. Misery crouches beside me, ever larger and ever gentler; pain takes an interest, becomes huge and kind; terror flutters up, and it doesn't even frighten me anymore. And that'a the most desolate thing of all. - Author: Joseph Roth
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#18. One of the hardest things we must do sometimes is to be present to another person's pain without trying to "fix" it, to simply stand respectfully at the edge of that person's mystery and misery. - Author: Parker J. Palmer
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#19. Then answer me this ... how can you know the good without the understanding of evil? How can you know happiness without experiencing the misery, pleasure without the pain? These things are essential parts of life that need to be faced and endured. - Author: Stephanie Hudson
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#20. Call it the Darwinian contradiction. We come down from the trees and walk upright and what do we get for it? Foot pain! Bad backs! We cease living sexual lives regulated by mating seasons, by hormonal tides or the rotation of the earth and what happens? Marital misery. Divorce. Rape. - Author: Jonathan Rosen
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#21. No man who believes that all is for the best in this suffering world can keep his ethical values unimpaired, since he is always having to find excuses for pain and misery. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#22. She seemed to fold into herself, like a pleated wing. Her pain antagonized me. I wanted to open her up, crisp her edges, ram a stick down that hunched and curving spine, force her to stand erect and spit the misery out on the streets. But she held it in where it could lap up into her eyes. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#23. Even though everybody hates you, you'll always have a friend who protects you and wishes to uplift you from pain, misery and suffering and that will always turn and remain the hardest blow to those who hate you. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#24. Freedom from all types of pain and misery is the exact (proper) religion. It is exact (proper) religion when egoism departs and all 'wrong beliefs' go away. If the 'wrong' beliefs' are there, true religion cannot be there. - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#25. Trying to walk around in shoes that were custom made for someone else is a lot like trying to live a life that God custom designed for someone else. It may look pretty on the outside for a little while, but all it will bring is frustration, misery, and pain. - Author: Kathi Lipp
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#26. I wonder, among all the tangles of this mortal coil, which one contains tighter knots to undo, and consequently suggests more tugging, and pain, and diversified elements of misery, than the marriage tie. - Author: Edith Wharton
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#27. I want to escape from myself. For when I do start up and stare myself seedily in the face, as happens to be my case at present, my blankness is inconceivable
indescribable
my misery amazing. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#28. There is not much to be got anywhere in the world. It is filled with misery and pain; if a man escapes these, boredeom lies in wait for him at every corner. Nay more; it is evil which generally has the upper hand, and folly that makes the most noise. Fate is cruel and mankind pitiable. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#29. The fact of the religious vision, and its history of persistent expansion, is our one ground for optimism. Apart from it, human life is a flash of occasional enjoyments lighting up a mass of pain and misery, a bagatelle of transient experience. - Author: Alfred North Whitehead
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#30. What is there in our nature that is for ever urging us on towards pain and misery? - Author: Mary Shelley
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#31. All the overpowering blinding, bewildering, first effects of strong surprise were over with her. Still, however, she had enough to feel! It was agitation, pain, pleasure, a something between delight and misery. - Author: Jane Austen
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#32. If we were really unattached, we should escape all this pain of vain expectation, and could cheerfully do good work in the world. Never will unhappiness or misery come through work done without attachment. The world will go on with its happiness and misery through eternity. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#33. What causes misery is always trying to get away from the facts of life, always trying to avoid pain and seek happiness - this sense of ours that there could be lasting security and happiness available to us if we could only do the right thing. - Author: Pema Chodron
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#34. All misery and pain come from attachment. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#35. It was hope that was the problem. Hoping feelings wouldn't be hurt, hoping love would blossom, that was painful. But committing yourself to misery, that was just a dead feeling. It was pulling the Band-Aid and embracing the pain. - Author: Stephen Emond
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#36. The only way past the pain is through it.
You can't escape it.
You can't ignore it.
Pain, grief, anger, misery ... they don't go away-
they just increase and compound and get worse.
You have to live through them,acknowledge them.
You have to give your pain
its due. - Author: Jasinda Wilder
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#37. A man can gasp out his life beside you-and you feel none of it. Pity, Sympathy, sure-but you don't feel the pain. Your belly is whole and that's what counts. A half-yard away someone's world is snuffled out in roaring agony-and you feel nothing. That's the misery of the world. - Author: Erich Maria Remarque
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#38. Some people dance with singing rain; some people get wet with misery and pain. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#39. The noun eleos (mercy) ... always deals with what we see of pain, misery and distress, these results of sin; and charis (grace) always deals with the sin and guilt itself. The one extends relief, the other pardon; the one cures, heals, helps, the other cleanses and reinstates. - Author: John R.W. Stott
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#40. Pain and misery are two different words, which both hurt. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#41. Giving a fuck what other people thought was a road straight to misery and pain; an obsession of the weak. To believe otherwise was to live in a fairy tale. - Author: Stacia Kane
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#42. Don't let your outer pain, misery, and suffering touch your inner calmness and happiness. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#43. since pain and misery are among the few things that, when shared, always multiply. The - Author: Leonardo Padura
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#44. The idea makes a lot of people uncomfortable. [ ... ] It's hurt a great many people and been responsible for a great deal of misery. But, to my mind at least, that doesn't mean it can't now bring pleasure to someone. - Author: Manna Francis
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#45. Jesus endured His suffering in order to redeem His people. But those He redeemed are not thereby delivered from all pain and misery. Indeed, as we shall see, we His people are called to participate in His suffering. - Author: R.C. Sproul
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#46. Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate, if ever so slightly, over misery and pain. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#47. Cold has its own taste. It tastes of a bitten tongue. It coils around you, a living thing, a beast that means to kill you, not with wrath, not with tooth nor claw, but with the mercy of surrender, with the kindness of letting you go gentle into the long night after such a burden of pain and misery. - Author: Mark Lawrence
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#48. Life: in all it's pain, misery, grandiosity and glory. I sing for myself, yet if others truly find inspiration through my words, then I have accidently done something brilliant in my life. - Author: John O'Callaghan
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#49. Forget living a long life cause I don't see that happening with me living a life of misery, neglect, and pain. So I just want to die happy. - Author: Jonathan Anthony Burkett
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#50. It was as if her heart had some instinctual longing for misery and pain. - Author: Julie Plec
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#51. Pain and sorrow and misery have a right to our assistance: compassion puts us in mind of the debt, and that we owe it to ourselves as well as to the distressed. - Author: Joseph Butler
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#52. Let me tell you a little bit about demons. They love pain and other people's misery. They lie when it suits them and don't see anything wrong with it. They corrupt and kill and destroy, all without conscience. You just don't have the capacity for something as honorable as loving another person. - Author: Brenna Yovanoff
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#53. Piety is the only proper and adequate relief of decaying man. He that grows old without religions hopes, as he declines into imbecility, and feels pains and sorrows incessantly crowding upon him, falls into a gulf of bottomless misery, in which every reflection must plunge him deeper and deeper. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#54. It's not words that fail, it's the people who wield them. We have no power over life and death, we are subject to pain and disease and misery, but we command words. When you think about it, words are all we really have. - Author: Jessica Zafra
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#55. Deep down a broken heart, all the sadness one can bear is misery. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#56. Look, it's a monster. He's walking alone. Look, he's pulling something out of his pocket. He threw it on the ground. Let's go see what it is. It's a black box. You open it ... ok ... Look, it's sorrow, misery and pain. It's loneliness and longing. Boy, he'll be sorry he lost these. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#57. Misery colored by the greens and blues in my mother's voice took away all the grief out of the words and left me with a conviction that pain was not only endurable, it was sweet. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#58. God knows life sucks. It's right there in the Bible. The book of Job is all about Job asking God to take away pain and misery. And God says, "I can't take away pain and misery because then no one would talk to me." - Author: Bill Maher
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#59. You are afraid to let anyone in, but you still leave the door open, hoping someone good will shut the door behind him and throw away the keys. - Author: Jenim Dibie
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#60. And I always feel so stupid sitting in therapy talking about my problems because, Jesus Christ, so what? I can't equate the amount of pain and misery and despair I have suffered and endured as a depressive with the events of my life, which just seem so common. - Author: Elizabeth Wurtzel
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#61. I felt like a glutton for pain, like I wanted to clutch the misery close to my heart and let it sit there. - Author: Robert J. Crane
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#62. All your stress, pain, suffering, misery is due to your attachment with it. If you don't attach with the things, that doesn't serve you, either in your internal or external life, slowly those things lose grip on you, and you release yourself from it forever. - Author: Roshan Sharma
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#63. For it is discomfort's own essence to be near a man and to feel him in torture of misery, to feel with him the very pain of the misery, and yet to be unable to help. - Author: Richard Llewellyn
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#64. Every day, the pain of that moment has scored through me. The humiliation and anger and misery and rejection. So many emotions that churn over me, always forcing me to feel it all fresh again and again - never in my life had I felt so ugly and unwanted. - Author: Carrie Ryan
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#65. As I walk through This wicked world Searchin' for light in the darkness of insanity, I ask myself Is all hope lost? Is there only pain and hatred, and misery? And each time I feel like this inside, There's one thing I wanna know: What's so funny 'bout Peace, Love, & Understanding? - Author: Elvis Costello
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#66. People worry about kids playing with guns, and teenagers watching violent videos; we are scared that some sort of culture of violence will take them over. Nobody worries about kids listening to thousands - literally thousands - of songs about broken hearts and rejection and pain and misery and loss. - Author: Nick Hornby
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#67. Compassion goes out looking for suffering, scouring the earth for poverty and misery and pain, the same way the cops look for criminals. - Author: Donald O'Donovan
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#68. The debate is whether the war is legal. It has brought pain, misery and desperation to hundreds of thousands of people. Does that sound legal to you? To me it sounds like the dictionary definition of the legal profession. - Author: Frankie Boyle
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#69. The next step is to learn to communicate with the people that you feel are causing your pain and misery- not to learn how to prove them wrong and yourself right but how to communicate from the heart. - Author: Pema Chodron
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#70. For Fate has wove the thread of life with pain,
And twins ev'n from the birth are Misery and Man! - Author: Homer
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#71. If men as individuals surrender to the call of their elementary instincts, avoiding pain and seeking satisfaction only for their own selves, the result for them all taken together must be a state of insecurity, of fear, and of promiscuous misery. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#72. When it's only Monday and my bestie is already having a horrible week, I start hunting for memes to send him so that in amongst all the pain and misery he can get really annoyed that his whatsapp is going every two minutes with pointless pictures taking up all of the space on his phone. - Author: C.S. Woolley
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#73. People are bundles of pain and fear, each wearing their own brand of misery," he continued. "Trust me, I know. When they're at the end of their rope, they come here, with their stories. - Author: Leslie Wolfe
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#74. If there's anything I've learned in my three centuries, it's that I would rather feel pain, sorrow, and misery than go through life feeling nothing. I have learned to cherish my humanity with all it's beauty and bile. - Author: Brittany Comeaux
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#75. In life; threats, misery and pain weigh the same. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#76. In the vision of Enoch, we find ourselves drawn to a God who prevents all the pain He can, assumes all the suffering He can, and weeps over the misery He can neither prevent nor assume. - Author: Terryl L. Givens
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#77. Oh, if only I could hurt with such misery once again, to feel the powers of love here inside my heart, the joys of heaven and the pains of hell! - Author: Victor Villasenor
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#78. It seemed that the pain of their physical illness at times was less than the misery of their poverty ridden existence, the unending wait in the queues and the feeling of hopelessness and abandonment by your own system was enough to rob them of their will power to fight any disease. - Author: Madhu Vajpayee
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#79. I will say nothing against the course of my existence. But at bottom it has been nothing but pain and burden, and I can affirm that during the whole of my 75 years, I have not had four weeks of genuine well-being. It is but the perpetual rolling of a rock that must be raised up again forever. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#80. Some will make you Dance, some will make you Smile, and some will make your misery longer than a mile! Pleasure or Pain, the Choice is thine. - Author: R.v.m.
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#81. Multiculturalism helps immigrants postpone the pain of letting go of the anachronistic and inappropriate. It locks people into corrupt, inefficient, and unjust social systems, even if it does preserve their arts and crafts. It perpetuates poverty, misery, and abuse. - Author: Ayaan Hirsi Ali
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#82. These Sutras are reminiscent of the Four Noble Truths of Lord Buddha: the misery of the world, the cause of misery, the removal of that misery, and the method used to remove it. Patanjali tells us that pain can be avoided. He further tells us that its cause is ignorance. (115) - Author: Swami Satchidananda
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#83. The lower animals, like man, manifestly feel pleasure and pain, happiness and misery. Happiness is never better exhibited than by young animals, such as puppies, kittens, lambs, &c., when playing together, like our own children. - Author: Charles Darwin
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