Quotations that match 'painful'.

Then about 1951 I began writing again, painfully, a novel I called in the beginning A Life Sentence on Earth, but which developed into The Tree of Man. Patrick White
[ Again Began Beginning Called Developed Earth Into Life Man Novel Painfully Sentence Then Tree Which Writing]
If we divine a discrepancy between a man's words and his character, the whole impression of him becomes broken and painful; he revolts the imagination by his lack of unity, and even the good in him is hardly accepted. Charles Horton Cooley
[ Accepted Becomes Between Broken Character Discrepancy Divine Even Good Hardly Him His Imagination Impression Lack Man Painful Revolts Unity Whole Words]
It's exhilarating to be alive in a time of awakening consciousness; it can also be confusing, disorienting, and painful. Adrienne Rich
[ Alive Also Awakening Confusing Consciousness Exhilarating Painful Time]
I loved acting, which was never about money, the fame. It was about a search for meaning. It was painful. Kim Novak
[ Acting Fame Loved Meaning Money Never Painful Search Which]
As to those who hoard gold and silver and spend it not in God's path, give them, then, the tidings of a painful agony: on a day when these things shall be heated in hell-fire, and their foreheads, and their sides, and their backs shall be branded therewith. Kin Hubbard
[ Agony Backs Branded Day Foreheads Give God Gold Heated Hoard Painful Path Shall Sides Silver Spend Their Them Then Therewith These Things Those Tidings]
Do not consider painful what is good for you. Euripides
[ Consider Good Painful]
I can't say it's not painful being estranged from most of my family. I wish it could be otherwise. LaToya Jackson
[ Being Could Family Most Otherwise Painful Say Wish]
Just because I'm talking about something that might have been a sad or painful situation doesn't mean that I'm sad or tortured 24 hours a day any more than anybody else is. Lucinda Williams
[ Any Anybody Because Been Day Else Hours Just Mean Might More Painful Sad Situation Something Talking Than Tortured]
The most painful thing about mathematics is how far away you are from being able to use it after you have learned it. James Newman
[ Able After Away Being Far How Learned Mathematics Most Painful Thing Use]
Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping. Ethel Barrymore
[ Achievements Difficulties Doubts Failures False Forget Keep Many Our Painful Past Speak Starts Tend Themselves Track]
Be the business never so painful, you may have it done for money. Thomas Fuller
[ Business Done May Money Never Painful]
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever. Alexander Pope
[ Content Decencies Dwell Endeavour Ever Finds Painful She Too Virtue]
To place oneself in the position of God is painful: being God is equivalent to being tortured. For being God means that one is in harmony with all that is, including the worst. The existence of the worst evils is unimaginable unless God willed them. Georges Bataille
[ Being Equivalent Evils Existence God Harmony Including Means Oneself Painful Place Position Them Tortured Unimaginable Unless Willed Worst]
On the contrary, if they are treated with justice and humanity, proper example and the advantages of education given them, the coming years will be as bright and prosperous to the unfortunate race as the past has been dark and painful. Nelson A. Miles
[ Advantages Been Bright Coming Contrary Dark Education Example Given Humanity Justice Painful Past Proper Prosperous Race Them Treated Unfortunate Will Years]
The remoteness of my parents from the schools, so unfashionable today, was often painful for me, but I learned early to deal with an outside and sometimes hard world. Martin Lewis Perl
[ Deal Early Hard Learned Often Outside Painful Parents Schools Sometimes Today Unfashionable World]
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope. George Eliot
[ Call Despair Eagerness Hope Often Only Our Painful]
The next day I was put on paid leave from my new job at Louisiana State University. This is very painful to me, though once again I understand the circumstances in which my employers find themselves in light of these actions taken against me. Steven Hatfill
[ Actions Again Against Circumstances Day Employers Find Job Leave Light Louisiana New Next Once Paid Painful Put State Taken Themselves These Though Understand University Very Which]
I don't know of any other creature on earth other than man that will sit in a corner and cry because of some painful experience in the past. Pat Morita
[ Any Because Corner Creature Cry Earth Experience Know Man Other Painful Past Sit Some Than Will]
It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Bear Cannot Faults Friend Friendship Him His Love Loving Man Painful See Severest Speak Stain Tell Tests Through Truth Upon Words Your]
Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering. Paulo Coelho
[ Forgetting Kind Knowing Painful Suffering Waiting Which Worse]
Despite the painful changes we have had to make, we continue to believe in the St. Louis market. And we are hoping to add flights, in a careful way, as the economics of our business improve and the demands of the traveling public in St. Louis become clear. Gerard Arpey
[ Add Become Believe Business Careful Changes Clear Continue Demands Despite Economics Flights Had Hoping Improve Louis Make Market Our Painful Public St Traveling Way]
We are not born all at once, but by bits. The body first, and the spirit later; and the birth and growth of the spirit, in those who are attentive to their own inner life, are slow and exceedingly painful. Mary Antin
[ Attentive Birth Bits Body Born Exceedingly First Growth Inner Later Life Once Own Painful Slow Spirit Their Those]
All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing. Maurice Maeterlinck Death
[ Animals Death Die Helps Know Knowledge Merely More Nothing Our Painful Than Us]
At that time, I had recently finished a book called Amazing Grace, which many people tell me is a very painful book to read. Well, if it was painful to read, it was also painful to write. I had pains in my chest for two years while I was writing that book. Jonathan Kozol
[ Also Amazing Book Called Chest Finished Grace Had Many Painful Pains Read Recently Tell Time Two Very Well Which While Write Writing Years]
Duty is the great business of a sea officer; all private considerations must give way to it, however painful it may be. Horatio Nelson
[ Business Considerations Duty Give Great However May Must Officer Painful Private Sea Way]
Why is it so painful to watch a person sink? Because there is something unnatural in it, for nature demands personal progress, evolution, and every backward step means wasted energy. August Strindberg
[ Backward Because Demands Energy Every Evolution Means Nature Painful Person Personal Progress Sink Something Step Unnatural Wasted Watch Why]
Ronald Reagan, of course, was a Republican governor of California who went through a painful defeat in the 1976 presidential race before winning four years later. Michael Medved
[ Before California Course Defeat Four Governor Later Painful Presidential Race Reagan Republican Ronald Through Went Winning Years]
Those who have the strength and the love to sit with a dying patient in the silence that goes beyond words will know that this moment is neither frightening nor painful, but a peaceful cessation of the functioning of the body. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
[ Beyond Body Cessation Dying Frightening Functioning Goes Know Love Moment Neither Nor Painful Patient Peaceful Silence Sit Strength Those Will Words]
If I had not passed through trial - through passion, one could say - through these years so painful and so rich, I don't believe I could take on my life and my career as I do today. Isabelle Adjani
[ Believe Career Could Had Life Painful Passed Passion Rich Say Take These Through Today Trial Years]
Liberalism is, I think, resurgent. One reason is that more and more people are so painfully aware of the alternative. John Kenneth Galbraith Politics
[ Alternative Aware Liberalism More Painfully Reason Think]
It's interesting to fantasize having a man sink his teeth into your neck for sustenance, knowing that it isn't going to be terribly painful but rather very exciting. Frank Langella
[ Exciting Fantasize Going Having His Interesting Into Knowing Man Neck Painful Rather Sink Sustenance Teeth Terribly Very Your]
If we win, someone else loses. But if someone else loses, we lose. Which is a point we're not getting. The new spirituality will make this just painfully obvious. Neale Donald Walsch
[ Else Getting Just Lose Loses Make New Obvious Painfully Point Someone Spirituality Which Will Win]
Successful model? That's a myth. The year I modeled was the most painful year of my life. Editors would always talk to you in the third person as though you were merely a piece of merchandise. Jessica Lange
[ Always Editors Life Merchandise Merely Model Modeled Most Myth Painful Person Piece Successful Talk Third Though Were Would Year]
What happened in the past that was painful has a great deal to do with what we are today, but revisiting this painful past can contribute little or nothing to what we need to do now. William Glasser
[ Contribute Deal Great Happened Little Need Nothing Now Painful Past Revisiting Today]
The grinding of the intellect is for most people as painful as a dentist's drill. Leonard Woolf
[ Dentist Drill Grinding Intellect Most Painful]
Socialism is good when it comes to wages, but it tells me nothing when it comes to other questions in life that are more private and painful, for which I must seek answers elsewhere. Karel Capek
[ Answers Comes Elsewhere Good Life More Must Nothing Other Painful Private Questions Seek Socialism Tells Wages Which]
When thought becomes excessively painful, action is the finest remedy. Salman Rushdie
[ Action Becomes Excessively Finest Painful Remedy Thought]
It's painful for me to watch someone who isn't funny. It's horrifying to sit in the back and watch some guy who just totally sucks. Joe Rogan
[ Back Funny Guy Horrifying Just Painful Sit Some Someone Sucks Totally Watch]
I have prayed to God that he give me the strength to survive each day and to face those times in my life that will be extremely painful. I have put my total faith in God, and he will take care of me. Susan Smith
[ Care Day Each Extremely Face Faith Give God Life Painful Prayed Put Strength Survive Take Those Times Total Will]
No matter how difficult and painful it may be, nothing sounds as good to the soul as the truth. Martha Beck
[ Difficult Good How Matter May Nothing Painful Soul Sounds Truth]
I didn't have to say it. I just had to write it. It was painful enough. Robert B. Parker
[ Enough Had Just Painful Say Write]
I retired because I had a knee injury, my cartilage was wearing out, it was painful and I couldn't put in the four hours of practice each day that I needed to. Guy Forget
[ Because Day Each Four Had Hours Injury Knee Needed Out Painful Practice Put Retired Wearing]
We religious controllers control in the name of Jesus and it is really painful to people. Keith Miller
[ Control Jesus Name Painful Really Religious]
Our success was mainly due to the fact that we stimulated the nerves of animals that easily stood on their own feet and were not subjected to any painful stimulus either during or immediately before stimulation of their nerves. Ivan Pavlov
[ Animals Any Before Due During Easily Either Fact Feet Immediately Mainly Nerves Our Own Painful Stimulated Stimulation Stimulus Stood Subjected Success Their Were]
So we just hope that all of these governors who are grappling will be able to provide the basic services to our citizens and not have to cut things that really are painful. Jennifer Granholm
[ Able Basic Citizens Cut Governors Grappling Hope Just Our Painful Provide Really Services These Things Will]
The more painful it is, tragically, the more you do learn, though, that's the good part. Sylvia Browne
[ Good Learn More Painful Part Though Tragically]
However dark and profitless, however painful and weary, existence may have become, life is not done, and our Christian character is not won, so long as God has anything left for us to suffer, or anything left for us to do. Frederick William Robertson
[ Anything Become Character Christian Dark Done Existence God However Left Life Long May Our Painful Suffer Us Weary Won]
Even though it has been very painful, lots of opportunities have come forward journalistically. Once all of this blows over, I think it might actually help that I have gotten this attention. Jeff Gannon
[ Actually Attention Been Blows Come Even Forward Gotten Help Lots Might Once Opportunities Over Painful Think Though Very]
There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience. Archibald McLeish
[ Experience Learning More Only Painful Than Thing]
Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness. Marianne Williamson
[ Always Easy Feels Forgive Forgiveness Inflicted More Painful Peace Suffered Than Times Without Wound Yet]
A man has no religion who has not slowly and painfully gathered one together, adding to it, shaping it; and one's religion is never complete and final, it seems, but must always be undergoing modification. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Adding Always Complete Final Gathered Man Modification Must Never Painfully Religion Seems Shaping Slowly Together Undergoing]
I know this sounds strange, but as a kid, I was really shy. Painfully shy. The turning point was freshman year, when I was the biggest geek alive. No one, I mean no one, even talked to me. Jim Carrey
[ Alive Biggest Even Freshman Geek Kid Know Mean Painfully Point Really Shy Sounds Strange Talked Turning Year]
My travels led me to where I am today. Sometimes these steps have felt painful, difficult, but led me to greater happiness and opportunites. Diana Ross
[ Am Difficult Felt Greater Happiness Led Painful Sometimes Steps These Today Travels Where]
There was a special challenge in describing the awful childhood of a person who happens to be my own husband. It was very painful at times, for both of us. Pamela Stephenson
[ Awful Both Challenge Childhood Describing Happens Husband Own Painful Person Special Times Us Very]
We should not forget, no matter how we quantify it: 'Freedom is not free.' It is a painful lesson, but one from which we have learned in the past and one we should never forget. Paul Gillmor
[ Forget Free Freedom How Learned Lesson Matter Never Painful Past Quantify Should Which]
We just have to be crystal clear that if we were to abandon all the reforms made over some very painful years in the Labour party, we would be consigned back to opposition. Patricia Hewitt
[ Abandon Back Clear Crystal Just Labour Made Opposition Over Painful Party Reforms Some Very Were Would Years]
I think most artists create out of despair. The very nature of creation is not a performing glory on the outside, it's a painful, difficult search within. Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
[ Artists Create Creation Despair Difficult Glory Most Nature Out Outside Painful Performing Search Think Very Within]
When I have a full schedule like that, I don't see myself sitting there for a couple of months, doing the research, going through a painful process, it's just not my thing anymore. Ang Lee
[ Anymore Couple Doing Full Going Just Months Myself Painful Process Research Schedule See Sitting Thing Through]
But through world wars and a Great Depression, through painful social upheaval and a Cold War, and now through the attacks of September 11, 2001, our Nation has indeed survived. Nick Rahall
[ Attacks Cold Depression Great Indeed Nation Now Our Painful September Social Survived Through Upheaval War Wars World]
The being without an opinion is so painful to human nature that most people will leap to a hasty opinion rather than undergo it. Walter Bagehot
[ Being Hasty Human Leap Most Nature Opinion Painful Rather Than Undergo Will Without]
This was possible only by dint of extended periods of frequently quite painful reflection and digestion. Brian Ferneyhough
[ Digestion Dint Extended Frequently Only Painful Periods Possible Quite Reflection]
I constantly try to reinvent my sensibilities and my ideas. I enjoy some of the satisfaction that I get when I feel good about what I've done. But the process is quite lonely and quite painful. Vincent Gallo
[ Constantly Done Enjoy Feel Get Good Ideas Lonely Painful Process Quite Reinvent Satisfaction Sensibilities Some Try]
My own image of my work is that I no sooner settle into something than a break occurs. These breaks are always painful and depressing but despite them I see that there's a consistency that holds out, but is hard to define. Lee Krasner
[ Always Break Breaks Consistency Define Depressing Despite Hard Holds Image Into Occurs Out Own Painful See Settle Something Sooner Than Them These Work]
Of joys departed, not to return, how painful the remembrance. Robert Blair
[ Departed How Joys Painful Remembrance Return]
There is never vulgarity in a whole truth, however commonplace. It may be unimportant or painful. It cannot be vulgar. Vulgarity is only in concealment of truth, or in affectation. John Ruskin
[ Affectation Cannot Commonplace Concealment However May Never Only Painful Truth Unimportant Vulgar Vulgarity Whole]
At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
[ Composition Dictionaries Distraction Enough Excellent Impossible Painful Reading Times]
Remembering is painful, it's difficult, but it can be inspiring and it can give wisdom. Paul Greengrass
[ Difficult Give Inspiring Painful Remembering Wisdom]
Listen, my day job is also Chief Creative Officer for Marvel, and it's a very painful job because we publish a lot of books, and there are things I see where I can punch people out. Therefore, we have some new people now, and the kids are going to read our books. Avi Arad
[ Also Because Books Chief Creative Day Going Job Kids Listen Lot Marvel New Now Officer Our Out Painful Publish Punch Read See Some Therefore Things Very Where]
Stock market corrections, although painful at the time, are actually a very healthy part of the whole mechanism, because there are always speculative excesses that develop, particularly during the long bull market. Ron Chernow
[ Actually Although Always Because Bull Corrections Develop During Excesses Healthy Long Market Mechanism Painful Part Particularly Speculative Stock Time Very Whole]
I'm involved in the stock market, which is fun and, sometimes, very painful. Regis Philbin Finance
[ Fun Involved Market Painful Sometimes Stock Very Which]
I am proud of the President's leadership. I am proud to support him in saying: Yes, we are going to do what is necessary now when it is less painful and less expensive. Kay Bailey Hutchison
[ Am Expensive Going Him Leadership Less Necessary Now Painful President Proud Saying Support Yes]
My mother gave me singing lessons; that was totally painful, because I couldn't do what she wanted to hear. She used to say: there's more there, there's more voice but I just didn't want to give it to her. Linda Lavin
[ Because Gave Give Hear Her Just Lessons More Mother Painful Say She Singing Totally Used Voice Want Wanted]
Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us - and those around us - more effectively. Look for the learning. Louisa May Alcott
[ Around Catalyst Choosing Direction Effectively Emotional Event Learning Look May More Painful Serves Significant Those Us]
You retire when you are sick and when you can't do it any more or when the public retires you. That's the most painful, because that's the one that leaves you wanting to accomplish more. Julio Iglesias
[ Accomplish Any Because Leaves More Most Painful Public Retire Retires Sick Wanting]
People die because they find living too painful. Malcolm Fraser
[ Because Die Find Living Painful Too]
Breaking with old friends is one of the most painful of the changes in all that piling up of a multitude of small distasteful changes that constitutes growing older. John Dos Passos
[ Breaking Changes Constitutes Distasteful Friends Growing Most Multitude Old Older Painful Piling Small Up]
It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things. Theodore Roosevelt
[ Better Courage Effort Energy Grim Labor Move Only Painful Resolute Things Through]
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. Anais Nin Nature
[ Blossom Bud Came Day More Painful Remain Risk Than Tight Took]
Saving was slow and painful. William Christopher Handy
[ Painful Saving Slow]
The do-it-yourself version of pensions is a flop, as many Americans have painfully learned. William Greider
[ Americans Do-It-Yourself Flop Learned Many Painfully Pensions Version]
I'll never get used to living without Mo, but the painful things that surround what happened to him aren't so painful any more-not so raw or so new. Robin Gibb
[ Any Get Happened Him Living Mo Never New Painful Raw Surround Things Used Without]
But you see, that's the gilded prison of fashion. We're riding in private jets, and meantime I was so incredibly, painfully sad and lonely. Janice Dickinson
[ Fashion Gilded Incredibly Jets Lonely Meantime Painfully Prison Private Riding Sad See]
It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The fact is, one grows out of people, and the only thing is to face it. W. Somerset Maugham
[ Both Face Fact Friendships Good Grows Keep Old Only Out Painful Sides Thing Trying Up]
I think I'm much less self confident today. I actually went through a quite painful period because of that thinking that I was completely hopeless. But I think that's something that we all go through at various times of our lives and it was quite a sustained thing with me. Hugo Weaving
[ Actually Because Completely Confident Go Hopeless Less Lives Much Our Painful Period Quite Self Something Sustained Thing Think Thinking Through Times Today Various Went]
I find it painful and angering to look in a mirror. Jack Henry Abbott
[ Find Look Mirror Painful]
People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved. Anne Sullivan
[ Achieved Halting Insignificant Most Painful See Seldom Steps Success Which]
We extend our hand towards peace. Our people are committed to peace. We know that peace entails painful compromise for both sides. Ariel Sharon
[ Both Committed Compromise Entails Extend Hand Know Our Painful Peace Sides Towards]
I was never jailed. The fact is that I was arrested, but I went into a diversion programme, and by that time I'd already begun working in what was called anger management. It was a painful and awful moment. David Soul
[ Already Anger Arrested Awful Begun Called Diversion Fact Into Jailed Management Moment Never Painful Programme Time Went Working]
But I've never considered myself any kind of heartthrob. It sounds painful. Gavin DeGraw
[ Any Considered Kind Myself Never Painful Sounds]
I spent the first fourteen years of my life convinced that my looks were hideous. Adolescence is painful for everyone, I know, but mine was plain weird. Uma Thurman Teen
[ Adolescence Convinced Everyone First Fourteen Hideous Know Life Looks Mine Painful Plain Spent Weird Were Years]
A lot of people have gotten into comedy because of certain influences in their lives or events that were painful, and I really have wracked my brain to figure it out. I pretty much have had a normal childhood. Maybe it was too normal. Will Ferrell
[ Because Brain Certain Childhood Comedy Events Figure Gotten Had Influences Into Lives Lot Maybe Much Normal Out Painful Pretty Really Their Too Were]
Where belief is painful we are slow to believe. Ovid
[ Belief Believe Painful Slow Where]
How glorious it is - and also how painful - to be an exception. Alfred de Musset
[ Also Exception Glorious How Painful]
Leaving England was a painful decision, and we still have some regrets about it. However, at that time, the research environment for theoretical chemistry was clearly better in the U.S. John Pople
[ Better Chemistry Clearly Decision England Environment However Leaving Painful Regrets Research Some Still Theoretical Time]
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience. Denis Waitley
[ Called Collection Experience Happen Later Mistakes Painful Years]
Meditation is painful in the beginning but it bestows immortal Bliss and supreme joy in the end. Swami Sivananda
[ Beginning Bestows Bliss End Immortal Joy Meditation Painful Supreme]
One of life's most painful moments comes when we must admit that we didn't do our homework, that we are not prepared. Merlin Olsen
[ Admit Comes Homework Life Moments Most Must Our Painful Prepared]
I'm here instead of having shoulder surgery. But I'm not sure which is more painful. James Caan
[ Having Here Instead More Painful Shoulder Sure Surgery Which]
Collaboration is no longer painful - or precious. Vince Clarke
[ Collaboration Longer Painful Precious]
But I don't write so much now, because they're too painful. Bryan Ferry
[ Because Much Now Painful Too Write]
I did a film once that I was killed in. It was a painful, horrifying day. It was a wonderful day from the standpoint of acting, but I was a wreck otherwise. Leslie Easterbrook
[ Acting Day Did Film Horrifying Killed Once Otherwise Painful Standpoint Wonderful Wreck]
You, the foreign media, have been the companion of my people in its long and painful journey to freedom. Corazon Aquino
[ Been Companion Foreign Freedom Journey Long Media Painful]
The work of a psychotherapist involves being empathic and insightful with one's patients without getting too lost in their painful stories to be helpful. Pamela Stephenson
[ Being Getting Helpful Insightful Involves Lost Painful Patients Stories Their Too Without Work]
Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success. Bo Bennett
[ Although Essential Frustration Painful Part Positive Quite Success Times Very]
The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win. Roger Bannister
[ Drive Effort Further Gets Himself Man Once Painful Will Win]
I tell students they will know they are getting somewhere when a scene is so painful they can just barely bring themselves to write about it. A writer has to draw blood. Robert Morgan
[ Barely Blood Bring Draw Getting Just Know Painful Scene Somewhere Students Tell Themselves Will Write Writer]
Catholicism is not a soothing religion. It's a painful religion. We're all gluttons for punishment. Madonna Ciccone
[ Catholicism Painful Punishment Religion Soothing]
Every time I copy something, I can draw it for the rest of my life. But research is so painful - I mean just opening up a magazine looking for a picture of a car or looking out the window looking for a car is just hard! Jaime Hernandez
[ Car Copy Draw Every Hard Just Life Looking Magazine Mean Opening Out Painful Picture Research Rest Something Time Up Window]
The man for whom time stretches out painfully is one waiting in vain, disappointed at not finding tomorrow already continuing yesterday. Theodor Adorno
[ Already Continuing Disappointed Finding Man Out Painfully Stretches Time Tomorrow Vain Waiting Whom Yesterday]
The one thing I think you must do is, as painful as it is as a parent, is listen. Tea Leoni
[ Listen Must Painful Parent Thing Think]
What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me; and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels. Saint Augustine
[ Anger Around Bonds Burst Caught Eager Enough Fear Happily Jealousy Love Loved Most Needed Painful Quarrels Red-Hot Sure Suspicions Those Would Wrapped]
It's also very painful, because I feel, and I know, probably all women my age and older feel like we're better and have more to give and are more fun now. Barbara Hershey
[ Age Also Because Better Feel Fun Give Know More Now Older Painful Probably Very Women]
The processes of teaching the child that everything cannot be as he wills it are apt to be painful both to him and to his teacher. Anne Sullivan Macy
[ Apt Both Cannot Child Everything Him His Painful Processes Teacher Teaching Wills]
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other. Francis Bacon
[ Born Die Infant Little Natural Other Painful Perhaps]
But my experience is that people who have been through painful, difficult times are filled with compassion. Amy Grant
[ Been Compassion Difficult Experience Filled Painful Through Times]
I am re-reading Henry James as a change from history. I began with Daisy Miller, and I've just finished Washington Square. What a brilliant, painful book. Antonia Fraser
[ Am Began Book Brilliant Change Daisy Finished Henry History James Just Miller Painful Re-Reading Square Washington]
Alzheimer's is a devastating disease. It was painful for me and my family to watch my grandfather deteriorate. We must find a cure for this horrible disease. David Hyde Pierce
[ Alzheimer Cure Deteriorate Devastating Disease Family Find Grandfather Horrible Must Painful Watch]
I thought I was learning about show business. The more painful it was, the more important I thought the experience must be. Hating it, I convinced myself it must be invaluable. Judy Holliday
[ Business Convinced Experience Hating Important Invaluable Learning More Must Myself Painful Show Thought]
When part of what you're trying to get at is the truth hidden under a taboo, or when you want to nail a hypocrisy, laughter is a very useful tool. I want to show the painful side of existence, but there is no question I also want to make people laugh. Todd Solondz
[ Also Existence Get Hidden Hypocrisy Laugh Laughter Make Nail Painful Part Question Show Side Taboo Tool Truth Trying Under Useful Very Want]
Sometimes life's so much cooler when you just don't know any better and all the painful lessons have not hammered your head open yet. Anthony Kiedis
[ Any Better Cooler Hammered Head Just Know Lessons Life Much Open Painful Sometimes Yet Your]
This is a world in which reasons are made up because reality is too painful. Barry Diller
[ Because Made Painful Reality Reasons Too Up Which World]
Next to ingratitude the most painful thing to bear is gratitude. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Bear Gratitude Ingratitude Most Next Painful Thing]
What annoyances are more painful than those of which we cannot complain? Marquis De Custine
[ Annoyances Cannot Complain More Painful Than Those Which]
I've never tried to block out the memories of the past, even though some are painful. I don't understand people who hide from their past. Everything you live through helps to make you the person you are now. Sophia Loren
[ Block Even Everything Helps Hide Live Make Memories Never Now Out Painful Past Person Some Their Though Through Tried Understand]
There is an immense, painful longing for a broader, more flexible, fuller, more coherent, more comprehensive account of what we human beings are, who we are and what this life is for. Saul Bellow
[ Account Beings Broader Coherent Comprehensive Flexible Fuller Human Immense Life Longing More Painful]
If you're an addict, it controls your life and your life becomes uncontrollable. It's boring and painful, filling your system with something that makes you stare at your shoes for six hours. James Taylor
[ Addict Becomes Boring Controls Filling Hours Life Makes Painful Shoes Six Something Stare System Uncontrollable Your]
We are like horses who hurt themselves as soon as they pull on their bits - and we bow our heads. We even lose consciousness of the situation, we just submit. Any re-awakening of thought is then painful. Simone Weil
[ Any Bits Bow Consciousness Even Heads Horses Hurt Just Lose Our Painful Pull Situation Soon Submit Their Themselves Then Thought]
My love for the band is still there. It hasn't changed, maybe that's why it's so painful these days. Roger Daltrey
[ Band Changed Days Hasn Love Maybe Painful Still These Why]
Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty - his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure. Aldous Huxley
[ Accepts Agreeable Almost Boredom Comes Excessive Finds Freedom His Liberty Merely Painful Philosophically Pleasure Rather Symbol Than Traveller True Your]
I've had some painful experiences in my life, but I feel like I'm trivializing them by using them for a scene in a movie. I don't want to do that. It just makes me feel kind of dirty for having done that. Christian Bale
[ Dirty Done Experiences Feel Had Having Just Kind Life Makes Movie Painful Scene Some Them Using Want]
However painful it may be for me to accept this conclusion, I am obliged to state it: for the black man there is only one destiny. And it is white. Frantz Fanon
[ Accept Am Black Conclusion Destiny However Man May Obliged Only Painful State White]
I was painfully initiated into boxing, because the guys I fought were a lot bigger than me. Sugar Ray Leonard
[ Because Bigger Boxing Fought Guys Initiated Into Lot Painfully Than Were]
For me as an American, the most painful aspect of this is that I believe that that administration has taken the events of 9/11 and has manipulated the grief of the country and I think that's reprehensible. Dustin Hoffman
[ Administration American Aspect Believe Country Events Grief Manipulated Most Painful Reprehensible Taken Think]
Years have passed since I have set foot in a comedy club. If the comic is doing badly it's painful, and if the comic is doing brilliantly, it's extremely painful. Dick Cavett
[ Badly Brilliantly Club Comedy Comic Doing Extremely Foot Painful Passed Set Since Years]
Failures are like skinned knees, painful but superficial. Ross Perot
[ Failures Knees Painful Skinned Superficial]
Oh may He look on us with love and pity and then we shall be able to do anything He wishes us to do, no matter how difficult to accomplish or painful to our feeling. Catherine McAuley
[ Able Accomplish Anything Difficult Feeling How Look Love Matter May Oh Our Painful Pity Shall Then Us Wishes]
I like to have Chinese furniture in my home as a constant and painful reminder of how much has been destroyed in China. The contrast between the beauty of the past and the ugliness of the modern is nowhere sharper than in China. Jung Chang
[ Beauty Been Between China Chinese Constant Contrast Destroyed Furniture Home How Modern Much Nowhere Painful Past Reminder Sharper Than Ugliness]
Life is painful, nasty and short... in my case it has only been painful and nasty. Djuna Barnes
[ Been Case Life Nasty Only Painful Short]
My overall message for labor members is... that we understand that the benefits of trade are clear, but the disruption and the dislocation are painfully concentrated and we can't ignore them. Alexis Herman
[ Benefits Clear Concentrated Dislocation Disruption Ignore Labor Members Message Overall Painfully Them Trade Understand]
The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Conventional Job Painful Protect Serves Thinking Us View]
Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death. Coco Chanel
[ Companion Death Guilt Most Painful Perhaps]
Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it. Bill Cosby
[ Blows Delivers Find How Humor Laughter Life Matter Might Once Painful Situation Soften Some Survive Through Worst Your]
I find the subject of childhood fascinating. I explored this subject in Speak to me of love and I am curious about portraying the often painful transition into the adult world. Sophie Marceau
[ Adult Am Childhood Curious Explored Fascinating Find Into Love Often Painful Portraying Speak Subject Transition World]
Nevertheless the passions, whether violent or not, should never be so expressed as to reach the point of causing disgust; and music, even in situations of the greatest horror, should never be painful to the ear but should flatter and charm it, and thereby always remain music. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
[ Always Causing Charm Disgust Ear Even Expressed Flatter Greatest Horror Music Never Nevertheless Painful Passions Point Reach Remain Should Situations Thereby Violent Whether]
Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression. Isaac Bashevis Singer Art
[ Between Chasm Creator Every Experiences Expression His Inner Painfully Ultimate Vision]
A blank wall of social and professional antagonism faces the woman physician that forms a situation of singular and painful loneliness, leaving her without support, respect or professional counsel. Elizabeth Blackwell
[ Antagonism Blank Counsel Faces Forms Her Leaving Loneliness Painful Physician Professional Respect Singular Situation Social Support Wall Without Woman]
He was living in an age much more dangerous, more painful, much more on the edge than our own particular age. Derek Jacobi
[ Age Dangerous Edge Living More Much Our Own Painful Particular Than]
There's a lot of reasons you can think of to say why you act, but I can only say that it just felt good. At the same time, it felt really painful. It's still troubling and stressful to me. Skeet Ulrich
[ Act Felt Good Just Lot Only Painful Really Reasons Same Say Still Stressful Think Time Troubling Why]
Not only did I avoid speaking of Salinger; I resisted thinking about him. I did not reread his letters to me. The experience had been too painful. Joyce Maynard
[ Avoid Been Did Experience Had Him His Letters Only Painful Reread Resisted Salinger Speaking Thinking Too]
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office. Thomas Jefferson Politics
[ Ambition Govern Men Office Painful Thankless]
To walk behind others on a road you are traveling together, to give precedence to others without envy - this is painful for an individual and painful for a nation. Gustav Stresemann
[ Behind Envy Give Individual Nation Others Painful Precedence Road Together Traveling Walk Without]
Gout produces calculus in the kidney... the patient has frequently to entertain the painful speculation as to whether gout or stone be the worst disease. Sometimes the stone, on passing, kills the patient, without waiting for the gout. Thomas Sydenham
[ Calculus Disease Entertain Frequently Gout Kidney Kills Painful Passing Patient Produces Sometimes Speculation Stone Waiting Whether Without Worst]
Maybe it is worth investigating the unknown, if only because the very feeling of not knowing is a painful one. Krzysztof Kieslowski
[ Because Feeling Investigating Knowing Maybe Only Painful Unknown Very Worth]
There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. Anais Nin
[ Blossom Bud Came More Painful Remain Risk Than Tight Time Took]
The unflattering reviews are painful for short periods of time; the badly written ones are deeply, deeply insulting. That reviewer took no time to really read the book. Toni Morrison
[ Badly Book Deeply Insulting Ones Painful Periods Read Really Reviewer Reviews Short Time Took Unflattering Written]
I'm painfully middle class. Valerie Harper
[ Class Middle Painfully]
Growth is a painful process. Wilma Mankiller
[ Growth Painful Process]
Black people were very angry with me for writing the book. A lot of people didn't believe me, or didn't want to believe me, and that used to really bother me. It was a very painful and difficult time. LaToya Jackson
[ Angry Believe Black Book Bother Difficult Lot Painful Really Time Used Very Want Were Writing]
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it. Bill Cosby Humor
[ Anything Around Even Find Humor Laughter Painful Poverty Situations Survive Through Turn]
Repetition on things like that becomes quite painful. If you do a stunt sometimes it can look like a stunt. Marton Csokas
[ Becomes Look Painful Quite Repetition Sometimes Stunt Things]
I am sorry to upset my colleagues by saying we wasted four years in opposition, but if you do get so badly defeated as a party you do have to face up to some painful facts and you do have to change. Kenneth Clarke
[ Am Badly Change Colleagues Defeated Face Facts Four Get Opposition Painful Party Saying Some Sorry Up Upset Wasted Years]
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful course. George Eliot
[ Apt Conscientious Course Duty Most Painful See Their Which]
I felt so painfully isolated that I vowed I would get revenge on the world by becoming a famous cartoonist. Robert Crumb
[ Becoming Cartoonist Famous Felt Get Isolated Painfully Revenge Vowed World Would]
But for me, it is when a student has died. I find the death of a young person the most difficult and painful of times. To explain it to other young people, to see a bright future snuffed out, is just awful. I am haunted by those deaths. Donna Shalala
[ Am Awful Bright Death Deaths Died Difficult Explain Find Future Haunted Just Most Other Out Painful Person See Snuffed Student Those Times Young]
My father suffered much and toiled painfully all his life, for he had no resources other than the proceeds of his trade from which to support himself and his wife and family. Albrecht Durer
[ Family Father Had Himself His Life Much Other Painfully Proceeds Resources Suffered Support Than Trade Which Wife]
Globalisation has made us more vulnerable. It creates a world without borders, and makes us painfully aware of the limitations of our present instruments, and of politics, to meet its challenges. Anna Lindh
[ Aware Borders Challenges Creates Globalisation Instruments Limitations Made Makes Meet More Our Painfully Politics Present Us Vulnerable Without World]
The government has made $44 trillion in promises we can't afford to keep. We must get serious now about our long-term budgetary problems, recognizing that the sooner we act, the less painful the choices will be. Judd Gregg
[ Act Afford Budgetary Choices Get Government Keep Less Long-Term Made Must Now Our Painful Problems Promises Recognizing Serious Sooner Trillion Will]
Homosexuals reject the process of healing because it's too painful and time-consuming. Randall Terry
[ Because Healing Homosexuals Painful Process Reject Time-Consuming Too]
Getting emotional about things is a peacetime luxury. In wartime, it's much too painful. Edmund H. North
[ Emotional Getting Luxury Much Painful Peacetime Things Too Wartime]
If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue. Alice Duer Miller Friendship
[ Criticize Doing Friends Hold Painful Pleasure Safe Slightest Take Time Tongue Very Your]
If our life is unhappy it is painful to bear; if it is happy it is horrible to lose, So the one is pretty equal to the other. Jean de la Bruyere
[ Bear Equal Happy Horrible Life Lose Other Our Painful Pretty Unhappy]
The most painful moral struggles are not those between good and evil, but between the good and the lesser good. Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
[ Between Evil Good Lesser Moral Most Painful Struggles Those]
However painful the process of leaving home, for parents and for children, the really frightening thing for both would be the prospect of the child never leaving home. Robert Neelly Bellah
[ Both Child Children Frightening Home However Leaving Never Painful Parents Process Prospect Really Thing Would]
And in this respect, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been a tragedy, a clash between one very powerful, very convincing, very painful claim over this land and another no less powerful, no less convincing claim. Amos Oz
[ Another Been Between Claim Clash Conflict Convincing Israeli-Palestinian Land Less Over Painful Powerful Respect Tragedy Very]
Everything that has happened to me is of value to me. As painful as certain things are, and have been, and were, there's a use for those things in my life and in my work. Martin Landau
[ Been Certain Everything Happened Life Painful Things Those Use Value Were Work]
If I kind of like a guy, then I'm a fantastic flirt. But with a guy I truly like, I get painfully shy. Shannen Doherty
[ Fantastic Flirt Get Guy Kind Painfully Shy Then Truly]
Movie music is noise... even more painful than my sciatica. Thomas Beecham
[ Even More Movie Music Noise Painful Than]
The degree of leverage now being reversed is staggering, and the underlying global imbalances - notably between the savers and the spenders - will require long and painful adjustment. Vince Cable
[ Adjustment Being Between Degree Global Imbalances Leverage Long Notably Now Painful Require Reversed Staggering Underlying Will]
Suffering by nature or chance never seems so painful as suffering inflicted on us by the arbitrary will of another. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Another Arbitrary Chance Inflicted Nature Never Painful Seems Suffering Us Will]