75+ Profound Pain Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Pain and difficulty will help us grow intellectually and emotionally. Without suffering, we would never learn something from our mistakes. And, challenges in our lives lead to greater life-long happiness. Famous pain quotes will make you mentally stronger by reminding you how strong and powerful you are.

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Famous Pain Quotes

You can’t go through life allowing pain to dictate how you behave. It’s easy to sit here in your bedroom and wallow in your hurt feelings. It’s hard to rise above it. Adam Braverman

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

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional. Buddhist Proverb

Without pain, without sacrifice, we would have nothing. Fight Club

Time is not a cure for chronic pain, but it can be crucial for improvement. It takes time to change, to recover, and to make progress. Dr. Mel Pohl

Let go of the past. Robert Greene

Sometimes I think I shouldn’t feel the way I do. When I start thinking this way I tell myself that feelings are neither good nor bad they simply are. In the midst of intense negative feelings, whether fear, anger, depression, etc., it can feel as though they will last forever, like they will never end. It promotes emotional balance to maintain an awareness that all feelings are temporary, and that they always change. From Pain Recovery

Adversity is the first path to truth. Lord Byron

Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together. Marilyn Monroe

Acceptance doesn’t mean resignation; it means understanding that something is what it is and that there’s got to be a way through it. Michael J. Fox

Great things never came from comfort zones. Neil Strauss

I don’t believe in pain management anymore, I believe in trying to cure persistent pain. Dr. Moskowitz

Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it. Helen Keller

Some people think that to be strong is to never feel pain. In reality, the strongest people are the ones who feel it, understand it, and accept it.

It is always by way of pain one arrives at pleasure. Marquis de Sade

When pain brings you down, don’t be silly, don’t close your eyes and cry, you just might be in the best position to see the sunshine. Alanis Morissette

True self discovery begins where your comfort zone ends. Adam Braun

The longer you have pain, the better your spinal cord gets at producing danger messages to the brain, even if there is no danger in the tissue. Dr. Lorimer Moseley

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life that word is love. Sophocles

There is a point to changes like these. I have to move on to other things, to other conceptions of myself. I play golf. I still work. And I can be pretty happy just walking the land. Morgan Freeman

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

Healing severe or chronic pain, I believe, includes transforming our relationship to the pain, and, ultimately, it is about transforming our relationship to who we are and to life. Sarah Anne Shockley

Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey

I thought I was going to die but I’ve gone from where I can’t function, where I just can’t live like this to I’ve got a bad headache. George Clooney

New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings. Lao Tzu

Chronic pain is not all about the body, and it’s not all about the brain it’s everything. Target everything. Take back your life. Sean Mackey

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment. Marcus Aurelius

Pain is always accompanied by emotion and meaning so that each pain is unique to the individual. The word pain is used to group together a class of combined sensory emotional events. The class contains many different types of pain, each of which is a personal, unique experience for the person who suffers. Patrick Wall

You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice. Bob Marley

There is an element and a very strong piece of me that believes pain is a microphone. My pain does me no good unless I transform it into something that is good. I hope that people watching it that do struggle with chronic pain know that they are not alone I want people that watch it that think there’s no way I live that way because they see me dance and sing, to know I struggle with things like them and that I work through it and that it can be done. Lady Gaga

I’m not an early bird or a night owl, I’m a permanently exhausted pigeon.

The root of all suffering is attachment. Buddha

Don’t fight your pain; you can’t win. The paradox of recovery is that you have to surrender to win. Accepting what you cannot change makes the difference

Too many people believe that everything must be pleasurable in life, which makes them constantly search for distractions and short circuits the learning process. Robert Greene

The body does not give up on us, so we can’t give up on it. My goal is always to work with my body, not against it so that it can function efficiently I also try to remember that there have been pain free days which means that this difficult time will be over and give way to a better time That’s where gratitude is so important. Writing gratitude lists to remember all the wonderful things I’ve experienced has also been really helpful for me. Paula Abdul

Change happens when the pain of staying the same is greater than the pain of change. Tony Robbins

And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about. Haruki Murakami

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. Neale Donald Walsch

I’m not looking for sympathy or anyone to care about it. This is my life and I’ve moved forward. It doesn’t stop me from being anywhere I want to be. Frankie Muniz

Pain makes me grow. Growing is what I want. Therefore, for me pain is pleasure. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Since chronic pain frequently cannot be seen or measured, unlike acute pain, doctors, colleagues, friends, or family may question or doubt your pain. In effect, it doesn’t matter if anyone believes you, but it is extremely important for you to acknowledge that all pain is real.

It is when I struggle that I strengthen. It is when challenged to my core that I learn the depth of who I am. Steve Maraboli

It’s not about getting over things, it’s about making room for them. It’s about painting the picture with contrast. Brianna Wiest

Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things. It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out  it’s the grain of sand in your shoe. Robert Service

It’s been a long recovery You can’t mourn for how you used to feel You have to come to terms with it. George Clooney

The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection. Thomas Paine

The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of us, but those who win battles we know nothing about.

Our strength grows out of our weaknesses. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you. Bruce Lee

I will always have pain. But I exercise as much as I can, and I find that makes a huge difference. And if my body does seize up, I have a pain plan in place. I go back to my doctor. Jennifer Grey

I’ve learned more from pain than I could’ve ever learned from pleasure.

Laughter truly is medicine. Though this won’t fix everything, finding ways to smile and laugh more will change your body’s chemistry in many positive ways. This is not just a distraction It is an effective way to find some respite from your pain. It’s okay to have fun when you’re in pain. Smiling and laughing may be difficult, but it’s both okay and possible. Keep trying! Dr. Neil Pearson

Failure gave me strength. Pain was my motivation. Michael Jordan

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Remember anything you want that’s valuable requires you to break through short term pain in order to gain long term pleasure. Tony Robbins

I’ve had it for so many years that rebellion of not taking care of myself can’t exist anymore. Gina Rodriguez

For those who are chronically ill and in chronic pain Have you had the experience of doctors not listening to you? If so, how do you not tear their heads off with your bare hands? Sarah Hyland

We do survive every moment, after all, except the last one. John Updike

I have lost the ability to read, write, or even watch TV, because I can’t process information or any stimulation for that matter. It feels like someone came in and confiscated my brain and tied my hands behind my back to just watch and see life go by without me participating in it. Yolanda Hadid

The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure but to avoid pain. Aristotle

You are not defeated when you lose. You are defeated when you quit. Paulo Coelho

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

Endometriosis is not life threatening. I know I’m lucky in the grand health scheme, but I also know that I am one of many women who grasp for a sense of consistent well being, fight against the betrayals of their bodies, and who are often met with skepticism by doctors trained to view painful periods as a lot of women who should learn to grin and bear it. Lena Dunham

You may have had unfair things happen to you, but the depth of your pain is an indication of the height of your future. Joel Osteen

You just do it. You force yourself to get up. You force yourself to put one foot before the other, and God damn it; you refuse to let it get to you. You fight. You cry. You curse. Then you go about your business of living. That’s how I have done it. There’s no other way. Elizabeth Taylor

Behind every beautiful thing, there’s been some kind of pain. Bob Dylan

It starts with brain fog; for a while I couldn’t put sentences together. I’m really tired a lot. A few weeks ago I had a big campaign shoot that I had to reschedule. It’s hard, but I push through, because at the end of the day, if you’re not working, somebody else is. Bella Hadid

The only thing that’s the end of the world is the end of the world. Barack Obama

The fatigue is hard to explain unless you have it. Some mornings I feel really sick, like when you don’t get a lot of sleep or you have the flu or cold. I always have some level of tiredness. And the more I tried to push through it, the tougher it got. Venus Williams

It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience. Julius Caesar