Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a
deep heart. The really great men must, I think, have great sadness on
Pain insists on being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures,
speaks to us in our conscience, but shouts to us in our pain. It is
God's megaphone to rouse a deaf world.
Pain is a gift. Humanity, without pain, would know neither fear nor
pity. Without fear, there could be no humility, and every man would be a
monster. The recognition of pain and fear in others give rise in us to
pity, and in our pity is our humanity, our redemption
Pain is a very precious gift. Do not waste it.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
-M. Kathleen Casey
Pain is life-the sharper, the more evidence of life.
Pain is the question mark turned like a fishhook in the human heart.
-Peter De Vries
Pain, in the proper context, is something other than pain.
-Joyce Carol Oates