Pain is as diverse as man. One suffers as one can.
The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.
One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can it be right to do an injustice; and it is not right to return an injury, or to do evil to any man, however much we have suffered from him.
What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
The safest and most suitable form of penance seems to be that which causes pain in the flesh but does not penetrate to the bones, that is, which causes suffering but not sickness.
He is senseless who would match himself against a stronger man; for he is deprived of victory and adds suffering to disgrace.
No man can be brave who thinks pain the greatest evil; nor temperate, who considers pleasure the highest good.
But now science, spurred on by its powerful delusion, hurtles inexorably towards its limits where the optimism hidden in the essence of logic founders. For the periphery of the circle of science has an infinite number of points and while there is no telling yet how the circle could ever be fully surveyed,the noble and gifted man, before he has reached the middle of his life, still inevitably encounters such peripheral limit points andfinds himself staring into an impenetrable darkness. If he at that moment sees to his horror how in these limits logic coils arounditself and finally bites its own tail - then the new form of knowledge breaks through, tragic knowledge, which in order to be tolerated,needs art as a protection and remedy.
There's a victory, and defeat; the first and best of victories, the lowest and worst of defeats which each man gains or sustains at the hands not of another, but of himself.
What for centuries raised man above the beast is not the cudgel but the irresistible power of unarmed truth.
Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true.
Pain is such an important thing in life. I think that as an artist you have to experience suffering.
There is no true love save in suffering, and in this world we have to choose either love, which is suffering, or happiness. Man is the more man - that is, the more divine - the greater his capacity for suffering, or rather, for anguish.
The salvation of the world is in man's suffering.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering.
Without pain, there would be no suffering, without suffering we would never learn from our mistakes. To make it right, pain and suffering is the key to all windows, without it, there is no way of life.
The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.
He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
Men's fortunes are on a wheel, which in its turning suffers not the same man to prosper for ever.
What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless.
The man who does ill must suffer ill.
Often an entire city has suffered because of an evil man.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Without pain, there would be no suffering, without suffering we would never learn from over mistakes. To make it right, pain and suffering is the key to all windows, without it, there is no way of life.
That only is a disgrace to a man which he has deserved to suffer.