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Pain is such an uncomfortable feeling that even a tiny amount of it is enough to ruin every enjoyment.

Will Rogers (1879-1935) American humorist and actor.

Remember that pain has this most excellent quality. If prolonged it cannot be severe, and if severe it cannot be prolonged.

Seneca (4 BC-65) Roman philosopher and playwright.

The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body.

Publilius Syrus (1st Centry BC-?) Roman writer and poet.

The greatest evil is physical pain.

Saint Augustine (354-430) Theologian.

The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.

C. S. Lewis (1898-1963) Irish author and scholar.


Pain of mind is worse than pain of body.

Publilius Syrus (1st Centry BC-?) Roman writer and poet.

Pain pays the income of each precious thing.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.

No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.

William Penn (1644-1718) British religious leader.

Sweet is true love that is given in vain, and sweet is death that takes away pain.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892) British poet.

Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.

Simone Weil (1910-1943) French Philosopher