Pain quotes

50 Pain Quotes To Make You Feel Understood

Pain will be easier to cope with if you read these pain quotes that will give you strength
Pain quotes
Read these pain quotes that will help you describe what you feel.


Pain Quotes

Pain is part of our life as human beings. It is inevitable to feel it every once in a while, for life isn't easy and sometimes we are forced to face situations that are very difficult to overcome. However, it is in those situations in which we are sunk in pain where it really shows how strong we can really be.

Because life isn't easy, and we all feel pain and sorrow, we have compiled these pain quotes that will help you value your inner strength and motivate you to carry on.

1"Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it."

Helen Keller

2”Pain has its own noble joy, when it starts a strong consciousness of life, from a stagnant one.”

John Sterling

3"Life is not always easy to live, but the opportunity to do so is a blessing beyond comprehension. In the process of living, we will face struggles, many of which will cause us to suffer and to experience pain."

L. Lionel Kendrick

4"If no pain, then no love. If no darkness, no light. If no risk, then no reward. It's all or nothing. In this damm world, it's all or nothing."

Glennon Doyle Melton

5"Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain."

Robert Gary Lee

6”Turn your wounds into wisdom.”

Oprah Winfrey

7”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.”

Angelina Jolie

8"Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding."

Khalil Gibran

9"The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives - the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or glory of other men in yourself."

Norman Cousins

10”You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice.”

Bob Marley

11”Our strength grows out of our weaknesses.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

12"Every animal has his or her story, his or her thoughts, daydreams, and interests. All feel joy and love, pain and fear, as we now know beyond any shadow of a doubt. All deserve that the human animal afford them the respect of being cared for with great consideration for those interests or left in peace."

Ingrid Newkirk

13"Some old wounds never truly heal, and bleed again at the slightest word."

George R.R. Martin

14”You never know how strong you are… until being strong is the only choice you have.”

Cayla Mills

15”I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person.”

Rita Mero

16"It is always by way of pain one arrives at pleasure."

Marquis de Sade

17"Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you."


18"New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings."

Lao Tzu

19”If you can sit with your pain, listen to your pain and respect your pain—in time you will move through your pain.”

Bryant McGill

20"Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang onto the past is holding you back from a new life. What is it you would let go of today?"

Mary Manin Morrissey

21"Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever."

Lance Armstrong

22"Sit with the pain until it passes, and you will be calmer for the next one."

Naval Ravikant

23“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.”

Dalai Lama

24“It hurts because it matters.”

John Green

25"Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have - life itself."

Walter Anderson

26"Great things never came from comfort zones."

Neil Strauss

27“Live and allow others to live; hurt no one; life is dear to all living beings.”


28"Pain is what the world inflicts upon us. Suffering is our emotional reaction when we fail to make the difficult conscious choice to choose Joy."

Jonathan Lockwood Huie

29"Recovery begins with embracing our pain and taking the risk to share it with others. We do this by joining a group and talking about our pain."

John Bradshaw

30"Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative, you can get beyond your pain or negativity."

Yoko Ono

31"Pain makes me grow. Growing is what I want. Therefore, for me pain is pleasure."

Arnold Schwarzenegger

32"Some times you just find yourself being full of hate and bitterness towards people who have done absolutely nothing wrong. You have been hurt but you refuse to acknowledge it."


33"I don't fear pain or failure anymore because I'm too grateful for the pains and failures of my past - they have made me who I am, and most of the good things in my life are a direct result of them in some way."

Scott Derrickson

34“Transformation without work and pain, without suffering, without a sense of loss is just an illusion of true change.”

Paul Young

35“Gratitude is one of the sweet shortcuts to finding peace of mind and happiness inside. No matter what is going on outside of us, there’s always something we could be grateful for.”

Barry Neil Kaufman

36"If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment."

Henry David Thoreau

37"One thing you can’t hide – is when you’re crippled inside."

John Lennon

38"Life is pain and the enjoyment of love is an anesthetic."

Cesare Pavese

39"When you love people you give them the key to rooms in your heart and this means that when they wrong you, it’s not going to stay on the surface but will hurt you deep in your heart."


40“The greatest gift we can give to a person in pain is to hold in our own minds the thought that there is a light beyond this darkness.”

Marianne Williamson

41“All great spirituality is about what we do with our pain. If we do not transform our pain, we will transmit it to those around us.”

Richard Rohr

42"Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word solitude to express the glory of being alone."

Paul Tillich

43"The more you’re hurt, the more you’ll change"


44"You have to die a few times before you can really live."

Charles Bukowski

45"He who makes a beast out of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man."

Dr. Seuss

46"We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey."

Kenji Miyazawa

47"Pain is such an uncomfortable feeling that even a tiny amount of it is enough to ruin every enjoyment."

Will Rogers

48"Don’t think that because you have had bad experiences in the past that you don’t deserve to be happy again. Hurting inside does not mean you are broken without repair."


49“Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.”

Eckhart Tolle

50"My painting carries with it the message of pain."

Frida Kahlo