Man could direct his ways by plain reason, and support his life by tasteless food; but God has given us wit, and flavour, and brightness, and laughter, and perfumers, to enliven the days of man's pilgrimage, and to "charm his pained steps over the burning marle."
No horse's cry was that, most like the roar Of some pained desert lion, who all day Hath trailed the hunter's javelin in his side, And comes at night to die upon the sand.Matthew Arnold
Beauty pains, and when it pained most, I shot.
The poet as well Builds his monument mockingly; For man will be blotted out, the blithe earth die, the brave sun Die blind, his heart blackening: Yet stones have stood for a thousand years, and pained thoughts found The honey peace in old poems.(John) Robinson Jeffers
If ye never had a sick night and a pained soul for sin, ye have not yet lighted upon Christ.samuel rutherford
He's been the moving force behind my life and the life of my family. For us he is God almighty and therefore we are pained.sathya sai baba
The news of the death of Sai Baba of Puttaparthi has greatly pained me. He was a spiritual person on whom lakhs of people had faith. In his lifetime, he inspired the people of this country and those abroad towards spiritualism and religion.sathya sai baba
Sudden a thought came like a full-blown rose, Flushing his brow, and in his pained heart Made purple riot.john keats
Why dost thou not pray... to give thee the faculty of not fearing any of the things which thou fearest, or of not desiring any of the things which thou desirest, or not being pained at anything, rather than pray that any of these things should not happen or happen?marcus aurelius
I was also pained to notice an institution which I certainly did not expect to find in this country – I mean caste . Your rich people are really Brahmins, and your poor people are Sudras.keshub chunder sen
The love of Christ both wounds and heals , it fascinates and frightens , it kills and makes alive , it draws and repulses . There can be nothing more terrible or wonderful than to be stricken with love for Christ so deeply that the whole being goes out in a pained adoration of His person, an adoration that disturbs and disconcerts while it purges and satisfies and relaxes the deep inner heart .
If ye never had a sick night and a pained soul for sin, ye have not yet lighted upon Christ.
The scar had not pained Harry for nineteen years. All was well.J. K. Rowling
The Art Snob can be recognized in the home by the quick look he gives the pictures on your walls, quick but penetrating, as though he were undressing them. This is followed either by complete and pained silence or a comment such as 'That's really a very pleasant little water color you have there.'