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Pain Quotes

17 of the best book quotes about pain
  1. #1
    “Of pain you could wish only one thing: that it should stop. Nothing in the world was so bad as physical pain.”
    author
    George Orwell
    book
    1984
    concept
    Pain
  2. #2
    “Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.”
  3. #3
    “Every atom of your flesh is as dear to me as my own: in pain and sickness it would still be dear.”
  4. #4
    “The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.”
  5. #5
    “The more we diminish our own pain, or rank it compared to what others have survived, the less empathetic we are to everyone.”
  6. #6
    Time only blunts the pain of loss. It doesn’t erase it.
  7. #7
    “In the face of pain there are no heroes.”
    author
    George Orwell
    book
    1984
    concepts
    HeroesPain
  8. #8
    “These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.”
  9. #9
    “...when pain is over, the remembrance of it often becomes a pleasure.”
  10. #10
    “The life where nothing was ever unexpected. Or inconvenient. Or unusual. The life without colour, pain or past.”
  11. #11
    “But who can remember pain, once it’s over? All that remains of it is a shadow, not in the mind even, in the flesh. Pain marks you, but too deep to see. Out of sight, out of mind.”
  12. #12
    “Augustus nodded at the screen. ‘Pain demands to be felt,’ he said, which was a line from An Imperial Affliction.”
  13. #13
    “Without pain, how could we know joy?′ This is an old argument in the field of thinking about suffering and its stupidity and lack of sophistication could be plumbed for centuries but suffice it to say that the existence of broccoli does not, in any way, affect the taste of chocolate.”
  14. #14
    “They have never known pain, he thought. The realization made him feel desperately lonely.”
    author
    Lois Lowry
    book
    The Giver
    character
    Jonas
    concepts
    LonelinessPain
  15. #15
    “She knew this pain would fade again; like a sunburn, it would heal itself and leave her slightly more protected from the glare.”
  16. #16
    “Her hazel eyes seemed to have experienced all possible tragedy and to have mounted pain and suffering like steps into a high calm and a superhuman understanding.”
  17. #17
    “I said I would not hurt him. But I never for a moment said he would not suffer pain. You will do the actual tormenting.”
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