In time of sickness the soul collects itself anew.
(Pain) removes the veil; it plants the flag of truth within the fortress of a rebel soul.
Pain is weakness leaving the body.
Pain past is pleasure.
Know how sublime a thing it is To suffer and be strong.
Painful pleasure turns to pleasing pain.
Pain nourishes courage. You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you. Pain is inevitable. Misery is optional. Physical pain is a fact that comes with living, just as illness or financial woes or broken relationships are facts. But misery is a state of mind, a reaction to the facts, that […]
This too shall pass – just like a kidney stone.
Pain and pleasure, like light and darkness, succeed each other.
Man endures pain as an undeserved punishment; woman accepts it as a natural heritage.