Quotes on Pain

  • "God whispers to us in our conscience, speaks to us in our joys, and shouts to us in our pain." – CS Lewis
  • "Pain was not given thee merely to be miserable under; learn from it, turn it to account." – Thomas Carlyle
  • "Pain is life – the sharper, the more evidence of life." – Charles Lamb
  • "Jesus did not come to explain away suffering or remove it. He came to fill it with His Presence." – Paul Claudel
  • "Bodily pain affects man as a whole down to the deepest layers of his moral being. It forces him to face again the fundamental questions of his fate, of his attitude toward God and fellow man, of his individual and collective responsibility and of the sense of his pilgrimage on earth." – Pope Pius XII
  • "Everywhere a greater joy is preceded by a greater suffering." – St. Augustine
  • "I take comfort in the fact that somehow, in the mysterious resources of the human spirit, even pain can serve a higher end." – Dr. Paul Brand

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