119+ Best Emotional Pain Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Emotional pain worsens the experience of physical pain, but what is meant by “emotional pain?” And how does it relate to physical pain? Inspirational emotional pain quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Most Famous Emotional Pain Quotes

Today i want to talk to you, and you don’t have time. Tomorrow you would desperately want to talk to me and I won’t be around – Kunal Bhardwaj

May the Lord revive the crushed spirit. – Lailah Gifty Akita

Exercising can exorcise emotional pain. – Regina Taylor

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I’ve always thought that the best moments can come from the worst times. – Carla H. Krueger

As long as you are unable to access the power of the Now, every emotional pain that you experience leaves behind a residue of pain that lives on in you. – Eckhart Tolle

Everyone – rich or poor, black or white, educated or not – is in emotional turmoil, in some sort of pain. (51) – Keith Ablow

You cannot operate from a place of love when you are emotionally unstable. – Kemi Sogunle

When you’re in pain, you’re genuinely very, very alive, and that’s beautiful. Especially emotional pain. – Alex Ebert

She looked at him like it physically hurt her not to speak, and yet she stayed silent. – Dennis Sharpe

Crisis is what suppressed pain looks like; it always comes to the surface. It shakes you into reflection and healing. – Bryant McGill

Emotional pain makes me want to isolate. Or hit back. It’s very tough to rise above my natural inclinations. I’m always working on this. – Taylor Dane

Today the pain was emotional, the worst kind – C.J. Roberts

I’m serious, now let me know every time you see her cry. The thought brings me great joy. Hope. – Vicki Covington

I do my best to allow myself to really feel it [emotional pain]. Cry. Get all in it. Really experience my experience so that I may move through it. And talk about it. I try not to let anything get brushed over and swept under the rug. – Dash Mihok

Forget the past! Look straight ahead with great hope. – Lailah Gifty Akita

Healing is not always about completely healing but sometimes just lessening of the pain. – Matthew Donnelly

In order to handle my emotional pain I talk to friends about it, I write, I breathe, and most of all, I put it in perspective. – Lisa Loeb

The worst pain in the world goes beyond the physical. Even further beyond any other emotional pain one can feel. It is the betrayal of a friend. – Heather Brewer

Lord heal the broken hearted. – Lailah Gifty Akita

The pain is physical, but the pleasure emotional. – Al Daltrey

Betrayal is a more subtle, twisted feeling than terror. It burns and eats, but terror stabs right through. – Wendy Hoffman

Dramatically at first – that’s how I handle emotional pain. If there were an award given for these moments, then I would have a mantle full of gold statuettes. Then I take stock and seek counsel from people I trust and talk myself into a state of reflection and remember that it won’t last forever. – Danielle Cormack

God is a great healer. – Lailah Gifty Akita

I am not saying that I am different, but I don’t have emotional pain. I may be angry and I may be peaceful, but no emotional pain. – Paulo Coelho

Exercising can exorcise emotional pain. – Regina Taylor

Pain must be a necessary ingredient of emotional involvement, either that or else I never manage to get it right. – Stephen Williams

When we can’t let go of the past, painful moments accumulate in us; metastasizing in our consciousness like an emotional cancer. – Bryant McGill

We love each other. You love me, you do. His eyes beseech me to believe it, to remember it, to feel it. – Siobhan Davis

I don’t know if there is any specific way to handle emotional pain. Loved ones, music, and self-medicating seem to help me. – Mpho Koaho

The only thing that gets me through any type of pain, emotional or physical, is to make it worthwhile by putting it into my work. – Julia Stiles

Healing is the hardest thing you’ll ever do.’ ~Quinn – C.J. Redwine

A disastrous flaw in our design is that the heart always defies the brain. – Piper Payne

I think she must have lived where all the sad poets live, in that secret place where everything hurts all the time. – Ross Thomas

I’m pretty cerebral, so I can occasionally rationalize emotional pain away, but when I can’t, that’s when I start to feel the fire inside take over and somehow manage to power through. – Nathan Parsons

I am an emotional plagiarist, stealing other people’s pain, subsuming it into my own until I can’t remember whose it is any more. – Sarah Kane

I don’t know if it’s the terrible pain from my shouler or the weight of his emotional baggage, but I feel like I’m losing all sense of reality. – Cynthia Hand

When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. – Khalil Gibran

I write songs to handle emotional pain. I guess what they say is true: with every heartache comes a great song. I also pray and have great friends. – Matt Sorum

The world laughed at any attempts we made to exist in it without pain. – Cherie M. Hudson

May the broken hearted be healed. – Lailah Gifty Akita

When faced with emotional pain, I become still for hours, sometimes days, doing absolutely nothing. It helps me get to the truest source of my suffering. – Romany Malco

What good is wealth if one is spiritually, emotionally, and mentally bankrupt? – Carlos Wallace

Most of the pain we feel is nothing more than a story that needs telling. – Ashly Lorenzana

The secret to writing is to get your own pain – shout it out till it hurts your throat – weep it into your pillow – then write it down … – John Geddes

Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. – Joseph Campbell

An emotion does not cause pain. Resistance or suppression of emotion causes pain. – Frederick Dodson

Sadness, it was such an arresting emotion. You could almost convince yourself of the rhyme and reason of heartbreak. – Anne Rice

I look at emotional pain as something we need to go through in order to grow and learn. – Jacob Vargas

I deal with emotional pain through therapy, writing, therapy in music. I think emotional pain is best dealt with when you use art to express it. – Naturi Naughton

In terms of withstanding incredible amounts of pain – both physical and emotional – I don’t think there’s any better training than ballet. – Julia Jones

I try to get through emotional pain and not go around it, it always ends sooner that way. I also use chocolate. – Christina Perri

God is not exempt from emotional pain … One the contrary, God’s pain is as infinite as His love. – Terryl L. Givens

The boy was painted in his pain – A.L. Jackson

Some people in your lifeTouch you so very deeplyThat you drown totally in that depth. – Amit Abraham

I try to make sure I have a helpful perspective so when emotional pain comes up, it doesn’t get out of hand. – Richard Brancatisano

Spiritual or emotional pain doesn’t become a memory so much as a bruise … – John Geddes

Silence too, can be misquoted – Sweety Shinde

I cried to the Lord. He heard my tears of prayer, from His holy hill. – Lailah Gifty Akita

I try to get through emotional pain and not go around it, it always ends sooner that way. I also use chocolate. – Christina Perri

Wasteland is land which is worthlessfor cultivation. Like a child who has been emotionallybruised in a way that can never heal. – Pankaj Suneja

When I’m in emotional pain, I usually embrace the pain, cry, and let it all out. Then I try to look on the bright side. – Jacqui Holland

Perception is reality to the one in the experience. – Danielle Bernock

Don’t be scared of scars. They just tell stories that are hard to hear. – Ashly Lorenzana

I don’t know if there is any specific way to handle emotional pain. Loved ones, music, and self-medicating seem to help me. – Mpho Koaho

I handle emotional pain by trying to understand that it’s going to be painful and to allow for it instead of fighting it. Doesn’t make it any easier, though. – Tricia Helfer

your body doesn’t know the difference between physical pain and emotional pain. That’s why grief, if left unchecked, can eventually kill you. – Mary Calmes

To care only about your pain and suffering, and disregard the emotional toll of others is hypocritically sub-human. – Willie D

It is better to trade your bitterness with gratefulness. – Lailah Gifty Akita

I suffered my own battles. I suffer still. – Carla H. Krueger

Weak people let their pain choke them to a slow, emotional death. Strong people use that pain, Margo. They use it as fuel. – Tarryn Fisher

I am not saying that I am different, but I don’t have emotional pain. I may be angry and I may be peaceful, but no emotional pain. – Paulo Coelho

Harboring anger, hatred and resentment within you, is containing the venom within you. You are the only one affected … – Jacqueline Ripstein

The words I can’t say are the holes I punch in the walls of my psyche … – John Geddes

I look at emotional pain as something we need to go through in order to grow and learn. – Jacob Vargas

Emotional fetters may hurt but they lead us to profound lessons of life. – Balroop Singh

When on an emotional roller-coaster, take the leap of faith … – Stephen Richards

By accepting life before it happens, and letting go of your inner resistance to all things you cannot change, you unlock true emotional freedom from all of your self-imposed emotional pain. – Hal Elrod

Crossing the Ring of Fire is..moving from the emotional shutdown of numbness through the flames of fear and entering into the healing arms of change. – David W. Earle

Cry For Those Who Cares For You And Not For Them Those Who Makes You Cry – Jay Patel

How gracious to forgive the people who hurt you – Lailah Gifty Akita

Death never pierces the heart so much as when it takes someone we love; cleaving the heart they held with their passing. – Brandon M. Herbert

This isn’t how things were supposed to happen. I was supposed to be me. Not this. – Aaron Dries

Sometimes all you can do is hug a friend tightly and wish that their pain could be transferred by touch to your own emotional hard drive. – Richelle E. Goodrich

Perhaps depression can best be described as emotional pain that forces itself on us against our will, and then breaks free of its externals. – Andrew Solomon

Often, parents feel overwhelmed. Many must accomplish the whole job single-handedly while bearing all of the emotional pain of divorce. – Joseph B. Wirthlin

why talk and say the unsaid words in haste when silence can speak the unspoken words? – Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Let go of all your worries, embrace hope. – Lailah Gifty Akita

Emotional pain of any kind is a reminder to stop and look inside. – Gary Zukav

We are each responsible for our own emotional well being. – Alaric Hutchinson

Social rejection doesn’t just cause emotional pain; it affects our physical being. – Leonard Mlodinow

All my life, my immediate response to emotional pain has been to make jokes. Lots of jokes. – Karen Salmansohn

Tender Ember … Barred and brandedto be forever unlovedI was a tender emberseeking solace from above … – Muse

Emotional pain is a terrible thing to endure, but the solution is not anything unbiblical. – Lois Mowday Rabey

I’m choosing to suffer less. To put myself and my family through less pain. – Brittany Maynard

Tolerance was like one of those soothing creams – it drew out inflammation, it did away with the pain. – Alexander McCall Smith

The best people all have some kind of scar. – Kiera Cass

her eyes are unfathomable to me, hostile, even, as if she had removed herself to a place where I cannot reach her – somewhere I cannot know. – Carol Lee

Behind his eyes was emotional pain because I had hurt him. I was in pain because he had crossed me. – Jessica N. Watkins

Friendship’s like a relationship between friends. – Kevin Mcpherson Eckhoff

Scorned and torn, former love mates aim and shoot childish devastating daggers that penetrate beyond target to pierce the heart of their offspring. – T.F. Hodge

But you want a placid pond, a glassy surface to reflect your own casual desires and nothing more. You will never fathom the depths of my savage ocean. – Sherri Gaillard

Freedom is self liberation and liberation of people from any suffering. – Lailah Gifty Akita

He wanted to keep things in, and all I wanted to do was get out. – Kristin Halbrook

You know what truly aches? Having so much inside you and not having the slightest clue of how to pour it out. – Karen Quan

Is the love you have for me, and the feelings I have for you forever parallel, with no chance of intersecting? – Atsuko Asano

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

“I wish I could take my brain and put it inside your head,” Winslow said. Just for a moment. Then you’d know what all I can’t find how to say. – Alan Heathcock

Emotional pain is such a strange feeling. You can forget you’re in it – or try to, anyway – and then it sneaks up and finds its way to the surface. – Jennifer Lopez

I try to go through it [emotional pain]; understanding is going to take me to a better place. And I do hot yoga. – Patricia Velasquez

Some scars don’t hurt. Some scars are numb. Some scars rid you of the capacity to feel anything ever again. – Joyce Rachelle

When you’re in pain, you’re genuinely very, very alive, and that’s beautiful. Especially emotional pain. – Alex Ebert

For many, the emotional trauma of a broken heart can manifest as real, physical pain. – Kat Rosenfield

Perhaps adjustment and stabilization, while good because it cuts your pain, is also bad because development towards a higher ideal ceases? – Abraham H. Maslow

I feared vulnerability more than my actual emotional pain itself! – Karen Salmansohn

Time doesn’t heal emotional pain, you need to learn how to let go. – Roy Bennett

Of all the kind of pains, the greatest pain is to love and to love in vain. – George Granville, 1st Baron Lansdowne

…our family became a place where you screamed for help but no one heard, not ever. – Marceline Loridan-Ivens

Forgive and be happy. – Lailah Gifty Akita

Emotional pain is sometimes what we make of it. We can always choose how we react. No matter what the pain, breathing always centers me. – Aleks Paunovic

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