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Pain is nature�s way of telling us that something is wrong. Patiently, pain goes on telling us this, long after we�ve got the message.

You can hurt someone and not even know it.
There are no eternal pains, and it is our miserable condition not to keep anything that time takes from us, that time destroys: neither the noblest pains, nor the biggest ones.

Correspondence (1926)
When pain is over, the remembrance of it often becomes a pleasure.

Words pale and lose their savor while pain is always new.

The Crossing
It is in dialogue with pain that many beautiful things acquire their value.

The Architecture of Happiness
Each person feels pain in his own way, each has his own scars.

Kafka on the Shore
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.

Despite your best efforts, people are going to be hurt when it's time for them to be hurt.

Norwegian Wood
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
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Human, All Too Human
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