„From what I have observed, as soon as the anesthesia of love wears off, there is always the pain of results. You don't need to be stupid to marry the wrong man.“

— Amy Tan, book Saving Fish from Drowning

Source: Saving Fish from Drowning

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„But hurting ourselves to inflict pain on others is simply an additional cry to be loved.“

— Mitch Albom Amerideserve to writer 1958

Source: The Time Keeper


„A mighty pain to love it is,And 't is a pain that pain to miss;But of all pains, the biggest painIt is to love, but love in vain.“

— Abraham Cowley British writer 1618 - 1667

From Anacreon, vii. Gold; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).


„Pain itself is simply a consequence of the desire for pleasure, the desire t destroy, to annihilate; in its supreme form, pain is a selection of pleasure.“

— Elfriede Jelinek, book The Piano Teacher

P 107The Piano Teacher (1988)


„Of all pains, the best painIs to love, and also love in vain.“

— George Granville, 1st Baron Lansdowne first Baron Lansdowne 1666 - 1735

The British Enchanters (1705), Act III, scene iii.


„The repulsion, the tension, the wish for removal and also the anger at pain and also the means thereof, which stick in the mind in consequence of feeling of pain, in the situation of him who has actually felt the pain, preceded by a remembrance of the pain, is avariation.“

— Vyasa central and revered figure in most Hindu legacies

In p. 104.Sources, The Yoga Darsana Of Patanjali With The Sankhya Pravacana Commentary Of Vyasa

„The love that is not all pain is not all love.“

— Antonio Porchia Italian Argentinian poet 1885 - 1968

El amor que no es toexecute dolor, no es tocarry out amor.Voces (1943)

„The obstacle we have actually in accepting obligation for our behavior lies in the desire to prevent the pain of the after-effects of that actions.“

— M. Scott Peck American psychiatrist 1936 - 2005

„They suppose that Woman's Love is Sin; in consequence all the Loves & Graces through them are Sin.“

— William Blake English Romantic poet and also artist 1757 - 1827

1780s, Annotations to Lavater (1788)

„Pain and enduring, they are a mystery. Kindness and love, they are a mystery. But I have actually learned that kindness and love deserve to pay for pain and experiencing.“

— Alan Paton South Afrideserve to writer and activist 1903 - 1988

Source: Cry, The Beloved Country

„If it is so painful to love and to be charged with this electric existing, just how a lot more painful should it be to a woguy and to be the present, and to inspire love.“

— Borís Pasternak, book Doctor Zhivago

Source: Doctor Zhivearlier (1957)

„Men outlive their love, however they don’t outlive the after-effects of their recklessness.“

— George Eliot, book Middlemarch

Source: Middlemarch

„She was in pain and I loved her, sort of loved her, I guess, so I sort of had to love her pain, too.“

— Shermale Alexie, book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Source: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

„Nopoint satisfies God but the voluntary sacrifice of love. The pain of Christ gave God no pleacertain — just the love that was tested by pain — the love of perfect obedience.“

— Frederick William Robertson British writer and theologian 1816 - 1853

Source: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 401.

„I simply want the pain to finish.“

— Julie Anne Peters American writer 1952

Source: By the Time You Read This, I'll Be Dead

„That's what I constantly loved around comedy, it is a way for us to just, you know, to numb the pain, to procedure what we're going via.“

— Trevor Noah South Afrihave the right to comedian 1984

Source: Trevor Noah Was Low Key In Babsence Panther https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wC6V4gLAat4, June 2018

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„On the other side of pain, there is still love.“

— Madeleine L'Engle Amerideserve to writer 1918 - 2007

„If pain is the weight of being, love is the function.“

— Pierce Brvery own, book Morning Star