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Real pain can alone cure us of imaginary ills. We feel a thousand miseries till we are lucky enough to feel misery. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The time comes when each one of us has to give up as illusions the expectations which, in his youth, he pinned upon his fellow-men, and when he may learn how much difficulty and pain has been added to his life by their ill-will. - Sigmund Freud

Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil. - Aristotle [Aristoteles]

The Puritan hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators. - Thomas Babington 'Lord' Macauley

Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complaint when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces. - Sigmund Freud

Death is the king of this world: 'tis his park where he breeds life to feed him. Cries of pain are music for his banquet. - George Eliot

The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again. - Charles Dickens

Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime. - Jean Pierre Claris de Florian

Life's what's important. Walking, houses, family. Birth and pain and joy. Acting's just waiting for a custard pie. That's all. - Katherine Hepburn