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Pain is real when you get other people to believe in it. If no one believes in it but you, your pain is madness or hysteria.

Pain dies quickly, and lets her weary prisoners go; the fiercest agonies have shortest reign.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Life is pain and the enjoyment of love is an anesthetic.
No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.
Pain is such an uncomfortable feeling that even a tiny amount of it is enough to ruin every enjoyment.
Pain has its own noble joy, when it starts a strong consciousness of life, from a stagnant one.
Pain and pleasure, like light and darkness, succeed each other.
Pain of mind is worse than pain of body.
Pain adds rest unto pleasure, and teaches the luxury of health.
Do not undervalue the headache. While it is at its sharpest it seems a bad investment; but when relief begins, the unexpired remainder is worth $4 a minute.
Pain with the thousand teeth.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
The moment an ill can be patiently handled, it is disarmed of its poison, though not of its pain.
Strictly speaking, there is but one real evil: I mean acute pain. All other complaints are so considerably diminished by time that it is plain the grief is owing to our passion, since the sensation of it vanishes when that is over.
Remember that pain has this most excellent quality. If prolonged it cannot be severe, and if severe it cannot be prolonged.
To touch a sore is to renew one's grief.
For we are born in other's pain, and perish in our own.
The longer the life the more the offense, the more the offense the more the pain, the more the pain the less defense and the less defense the less the gain.
Where there's anger, there is always pain underneath.
To banish cares, scare away sorrow and soothe pain is the business of the poet and singer.
Pain is less subject than pleasure to careless expression.
Even Pain pricks to livelier living.
All pain is a punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice.
This horror of pain is a rather low instinct and... if I think of human beings I've known and of my own life, such as it is, I can't recall any case of pain which didn't, on the whole, enrich life.
That which is escaped now is pain to come.
They can rule the world while they can persuade us our pain belongs in some order is death by famine worse than death by suicide, than a life of famine and suicide...?
Pain, scorned by yonder gout-ridden wretch, endured by yonder dyspeptic in the midst of his dainties, borne bravely by the girl in travail. Slight thou art, if I can bear thee, short thou art if I cannot bear thee!
You can either focus on the pain, or let the pain focus you.
The world breaks everyone, and afterward many are stronger at the broken places.
If we take life so seriously, we will only live in pain.

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