63+ 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

To live in the hearts of whom we leave behind is not to die. Thomas Campbell

You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, love like you’ll never be hurt. William W. Purkey

At the blueness of the skies, and in the warmth of the summer, we remember them. Silvan Kemetis

I really believe I’ve been a good person. Not perfect forget about perfect but just learning by what I was taught and living by my own values. Kiri Te Kanawa

Grieving doesn’t make you imperfect. It makes you human. Sarah Dessen

Communication is your bridge to other people. Without it, there’s nothing. So when it’s damaged, you have to solve all these problems it creates. Earl Sweatshirt

Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.  Leo Tolstoy

Every life deserves a certain amount of dignity, no matter how poor or damaged the shell that carries it. Rick Bragg

Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart. Jose N. Harris

You grow up a bit damaged or broken then you have some success but you don’t know how to feel good about the work you’re doing or the life you’re leading. Johnny Depp

Your memory feels like home to me. So whenever my mind wanders, it always finds it’s way back to you. Ranata Suzuki

Don’t chase after the people that hurt you, replace them with people that care. Kaoru Shinmon

We cannot selectively numb emotions. When we numb the painful emotions, we also numb the positive emotions. Brené Brown

You can’t live your life for other people. You’ve got to do what’s right for you, even if it hurts some people you love. Nicholas Sparks

Your pain is an opportunity for you to learn about yourself. Gary Zukov

So other people hurt me? That’s their problem. Their character and actions are not mine. What is done to me is ordained by nature, what I do by my own. Marcus Aurelius

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. Kahlil Gibran

Never be afraid to suffer, it’s just a tool that some people aren’t willing to use. It’s that very tool that strengthens weak people. David Goggins

In a futile attempt to erase our past, we deprive the community of our healing gift. If we conceal our wounds out of fear and shame, our inner darkness can neither be illuminated nor become a light for others. Brennan Manning

If you don’t give power to the words that people throw at you to hurt you, they don’t hurt you anymore. And you actually have power over those people. Stephen Colbert

We do not heal the past by dwelling there; we heal the past by living fully in the present. Marianne Williamson

Believe it or not, you can actually hurt people by playing into their self pity. Joyce Meyer

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. Kenji Miyazawa

If you can learn to endure pain, you can survive anything. Some people learn to embrace it, to love it. Sarah J. Maas

Healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed. It means the damage no longer controls your life. Akshay Dubey

It no longer mattered if it was the chicken or the egg; it was quite simply a nest from which both beautiful and damaged things came. Tessie Regan

What happens when people open their hearts? They get better. Haruki Murakami

Sometimes you weren’t supposed to share pain. Sometimes it was best just to deal with it alone. Sarah Addison Allen

People try to hide their pain. But they’re wrong. Pain is something to carry, like a radio. You feel your strength in the experience of pain. It’s all in how you carry it. That’s what matters. Pain is a feeling. Your feelings are a part of you. Your own reality. If you feel ashamed of them, and hide them, you’re letting society destroy your reality. You should stand up for your right to feel your pain. Jim Morrison

For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, It might have been. John Greenleaf Whittier

It is our wounds that create in us a desire to reach for miracles. The fulfillment of such miracles depends on whether we let our wounds pull us down or lift us up toward our dreams. Jocelyn Soriano

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. Anais Nin

Tears are God’s heartshield wipers. They clear the pain from our hearts so we can see the path clearly. Beth Elkassih

Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself. Deborah Reber

Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime. Bette Davis

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

I envy the mortals. It’s because they’re weak and damaged that they can love. Julie Berry

We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. E.M. Forster

Truth is everybody is going to hurt you you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for. Bob Marley

One of the best times for figuring out who you are and what you really want out of life? Right after a breakup. Mandy Hale

It is when we hurt that we learn. Steve Maraboli

Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny. Steve Maraboli

Truth always originates in a minority of one, and every custom begins as a broken precedent. Will Durant

Sometimes a goodbye simply means you’re that much closer to a new hello! Everything will change and it is going to be beautiful and better than ever before. Have faith. Beth Elkassih

When something is so damaged or something is just not right, you can’t fix it in a moment. The only thing is time. Tyga

You are strong. You are beautiful. You are resilient. You are loved. You are capable. You are not weak. You are not defected. You are not weird. You are not a lost cause. You are not different. You’re just human. The Anxiety Man

With time the pain eases, the body recovers and the brain figures out new ways to go on. Federico Chini

No darkness lasts forever. And even there, there are stars. Ursula K. Le Guin

Words can hurt you. In the larger world, it frames how people think about you, and it can hurt you in lots of little, subtle ways. Nathan Myhrvold

Depression lies. It tells you you’ve always felt this way, and you always will. But you haven’t, and you won’t. Halley Cornell

It hurts when people walk into your life and make you happy and then walk out and leave you hurting. Adrian Rayshawn

No storm, not even the one in your life, can last forever. The storm is just passing over. Iyanla Vanzant

Just because one person’s problem is less traumatic than another’s doesn’t mean they’re required to hurt less. J.A. Redmerski

You are more than your thoughts. You are more than your fears and stronger than you give yourself credit for. The Anxiety Man

The surest way to hurt yourself is to give up on love, just because it didn’t work out the first time. Amanda Howells

Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create. Oprah Winfrey

Sometimes even stuff you expect to happen can still hurt. Jennifer Brown

You need to know that part of being strong and tough is having the courage to ask for help when you need it. You must not silently suffer. You are all in this together. And, if I may speak personally, we are all in this together because asking for help was one of the best decisions that I have ever made. You will me continually amazed how life changes for the better. Prince Harry

I have learned now that while those who speak about one’s miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more. C. S. Lewis

Listen to the people who love you. Believe that they are worth living for even when you don’t believe it. Seek out the memories depression takes away and project them into the future. Be brave; be strong; this too shall pass. Andrew Soloman

We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality. Seneca The Younger