Pain Quotes

  • quote 1507

    "The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing... not healing, not curing... that is a friend who cares."

    - Henri Nouwen

  • quote 1524

    "You can see God from anywhere if your mind is set to love & obey Him."  

    - AW Tozer

  • quote 1549

    "We must beware in our attitude toward people who are suffering that we do not blunder by imagining our point of view to be the only one."

    - Oswald Chambers, in Baffled to Fight Better

  • quote 1560

    "The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives."

    - Albert Schweitzer

  • quote 1663

    "Dead people receive more flowers than the living because regret is stronger than gratitude."
    - Anne Frank

  • Grace tries to understand

    "Grace is when somebody hurts you and you try to understand their situation instead of trying to hurt them back."

    - Unknown

  • A Mother Teresa quote

    "This is the meaning of true love, to give until it hurts."

    - Mother Teresa

  • quote 1672

    "Be who you needed when you were younger."

    - Unknown

  • quote 1684

    "All great Christians have been wounded souls."

    - A. W. Tozer

  • quote 1689

    "Sleep in peace tonight. God is bigger than anything you will face tomorrow."

    - Dave Willis © Toby Mac #SpeakLife

  • Francis Chan quote

    "Bearing one another's burdens is not easy, but it is also not optional."

    - Francis Chan

  • quote 1709

    Huge waves that would frighten an ordinary swimmer produce a tremendous thrill for the surfer who has ridden them. The things we try to avoid and fight against— tribulation, suffering, and persecution— are the very things that produce abundant joy in us.  A saint doesn’t know the joy of the Lord in spite of tribulation, but because of it.

    - Oswald Chambers 

  • John Piper quote

    "Weep deeply over the life you hoped would be. Grieve the losses. Then wash your face. Trust God. And embrace the life you have."

    - John Piper

  • quote 1728

    "There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats."

    - Albert Schweizer

  • quote 1743

    "God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pain."

    - C. S. Lewis

  • quote 1747

    "When you go through a trial, the sovereignty of God is the pillow upon which you lay your head."

    - C.H. Spurgeon

  • quote 1760

    "Spin cheerfully, not tearfully; He knows the way you plod. Spin carefully, spin prayerfully; but leave the thread to God."

    - Unknown

  • c s lewis“We are, not metaphorically but in very truth, a Divine work of art, something that God is making, and therefore something with which He will not be satisfied until it has a certain character.

    Here again we come up against what I have called the 'intolerable compliment.'

    Over a sketch made idly to amuse a child, an artist may not take much trouble: he may be content to let it go even though it is not exactly as he meant it to be.