Quotes of painful

  1. 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
  2. Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success. – Bo Bennett
  3. Collaboration is no longer painful or precious. – Vince Clarke
  4. 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
  5. You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it. – Bill Cosby
  6. Repetition on things like that becomes quite painful If you do a stunt sometimes it can look like a stunt. – Marton Csokas
  7. He was living in an age much more dangerous, more painful much more on the edge than our own particular age. – Derek Jacobi
  8. I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office. – Thomas Jefferson
  9. 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
  10. Duty is the great business of a sea officer; all private considerations must give way to it, however painful it may be. – Horatio Nelson
  11. I didn't have to say it. I just had to write it. It was painful enough. – Robert B. Parker
  12. It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things. – Theodore Roosevelt
  13. 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
  14. Meditation is painful in the beginning but it bestows immortal Bliss and supreme joy in the end. – Swami Sivananda
  15. 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

Usage examples for painful

  1. This evening proved a very painful one to the Comtesse de Camors. – Monsieur de Camors, v3 by Octave Feuillet
  2. A silence fell upon the group that John and Katrina felt to be painful without understanding why. – A Tar-Heel Baron by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
  3. These words were not worth the breath it took to say them; but Montague was not aware of this, and felt a painful start within. – The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair
  4. It was no doubt a painful subject, and one which he was naturally anxious to forget. – An Unknown Lover by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  5. Unfortunately, it was very quickly followed by the more painful feeling. – The Dark Tower by Phyllis Bottome
  6. The poor thing admitted that it had taken place; and that was enough for me, for it was a painful business, so I made it worth his while to clear out. – The Red Derelict by Bertram Mitford
  7. The blood came up over her face in a painful flood and her head drooped. – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  8. We heartily agree with every word you say on this most painful matter. – Lady-John-Russell by MacCarthy, Desmond
  9. So painful you know. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  10. He was the stranger among them; the one person from whom the painful thing, whatever it was, must be kept. – Nobody's Child by Elizabeth Dejeans
  11. It was hard and painful – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. The name of Geraldine Challoner was always painful to her. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  13. I wrote this week nearly six pages, which was very good for me; this work is very painful in every way. – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  14. " It is very painful he said, bitterly; " but, thank heaven! – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  15. This last idea was painful to him. – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  16. I have done my duty- An exceedingly painful one, no doubt, remarked old Saracinesca. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  17. It has been a painful experience for her. – A Houseful of Girls by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  18. She glanced up at him; the tone was so painful – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  19. It's our painful duty, so you'd better be quiet. – The Willoughby Captains by Talbot Baines Reed
  20. His grasp upon her two hands was painful – Rainbow's End by Rex Beach

Rhymes for painful