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Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding
Much of your pain is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self
Common and vulgar people ascribe all ill that they feel to others; people of little wisdom ascribe to themselves; people of much wisdom, to no one
Jests that give pains are no jests
Nobody can hurt me without my permission
Better a tooth out than always aching
Even when the wound is healed the scar remains
Pain forces even the innocent to lie
Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures
All pain is either severe or slight, if slight, it is easily endured; if severe, it will without doubt be brief
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."