Chronic Pain Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old chronic pain quotes, chronic pain sayings, and chronic pain proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Chronic pain can be very lonely. It can have a shame-based quality.     

Jennifer Grey

Consciousness is the chronic pain of life, and all higher organisms suffer it every waking moment.     

David Marusek

If you keep your heart open, that same pain can become a purifying pain, a strengthening pain. If we choose forgiveness over bitterness, that pain can heal instead of hurt. Instead of a pain that divides, it can be a pain that binds. Instead of a pain that breaks us down, it can be a pain that builds us up.     

Seth Adam Smith

Find a place inside where there's joy, and that will burn out the pain.     

Joseph Campbell

Many of us spend our whole lives running from feeling with the mistaken belief that you cannot bear the pain. But you have already borne the pain. what you have not done is feel all you are beyond the pain.     

Saint Bartholomew

It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.     

Julius Caesar