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It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.

There is no coming to consciousness without pain.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
Pain is life -- the sharper, the more evidence of life.
Pain nourishes courage. You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you.
The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.
The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body.
There are no gains without pains.
Why do people persist in a dissatisfying relationship, unwilling either to work toward solutions or end it and move on? It's because they know changing will lead to the unknown, and most people believe that the unknown will be much more painful than what they're already experiencing.
The injuries we do and the injuries we suffer are seldom weighed on the same scales.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
Hurt's a reason to change, but all the hurt in the world don't change facts.
Pain and death are a part of life. To reject them is to reject life itself.
The only antidote to mental suffering is physical pain.
Who, except the gods, can live time through forever without any pain?
There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are often a mere whisper in the roar of hurrying existence. There are glances of hatred that stab and raise no cry of murder; robberies that leave man or woman for ever beggared of peace and joy, yet kept secret by the sufferer --committed to no sound except that of low moans in the night, seen in no writing except that made on the face by the slow months of suppressed anguish and early morning tears. Many an inherited sorrow that has marred a life has been breathed into no human ear.
The art of life is the art of avoiding pain; and he is the best pilot, who steers clearest of the rocks and shoals with which it is beset.
The greatest evil is physical pain.
And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be nor more death, neither sorrow nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain. [Revelation]
Never a lip is curved with pain That can't be kissed into smiles again.
When there is pain, there are no words. All pain is the same.
Pains of love be sweeter far than all the other pleasures are.
Pain pays the income of each precious thing.
Nothing begins, and nothing ends, That is not paid with moan; For we are born in others pain And perish in our own.
Pleasure that is obtained by unreasonable and unsuitable cost, must always end in pain.
If pain could have cured us we should long ago have been saved.
There is no more lively sensation than that of pain; its impressions are certain and dependable, they never deceive as may those of the pleasure women perpetually feign and almost never experience.
One pain is lessened by another's anguish.
Sweet is true love that is given in vain, and sweet is death that takes away pain.
On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points.
There has never been a great athlete who died not knowing what pain is.
All pain is either severe or slight, if slight, it is easily endured; if severe, it will without doubt be brief.
The injuries that befall us unexpectedly are less severe than those which are deliberately anticipated.
After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.
The smallest pain in our little finger gives us more concern than the destruction of millions of our fellow beings.
Pain was their body's way of telling them that they'd pushed themselves to their limits -- which was exactly where they were supposed to be.
Pleasure is nothing else but the intermission of pain.
There is no detachment where there is no pain. And there is no pain endured without hatred or lying unless detachment is present too.

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