Love And Pain Sayings and Quotes

Love and pain are often interlinked. We can’t have one without experiencing the other too. It’s the yin and yang of life. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes about love and pain.

Love and pain become one in the same in the eyes of a wounded child.     

Pat Benatar

Where there is love, there is vulnerability to pain.     

Laura Ramirez

Love is the burning point of life, and since all life is sorrowful, so is love. The stronger the love, the more the pain. Love itself is pain, you might say -the pain of being truly alive.     

Joseph Campbell

I think that passion and love and pain are all bearable, and they go to make love beautiful.     

Robert Plant

For every day that there is sunshine, there will be days of rain, it's how we dance within them both that shows our love and pain.     

Joey Tolbert

All pain is a punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice.     

Joseph de Maistre

To give and receive love, you have to be in touch with pain, you have to be capable of provoking it and feeling it.     

Jeanne Moreau

But nothing that can be said can begin to take away the anguish and the pain of these moments. Grief is the price we pay for love.     

Elizabeth II

Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love.     

Leo Buscaglia

Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life's search for love and wisdom.     


There is that awful moment when you realize that you're falling in love. That should be the most joyful moment, and actually it's not. It's always a moment that's full of fear because you know, as night follows day, the joy is going to rapidly be followed by some pain or other. All the angst of a relationship.     

Helen Mirren

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.     


Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore; only the life I have lived. The pain now is part of the happiness then.     

Anthony Hopkins

The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain.     

Jennifer Aniston

To act, you must know pain. You must know what it means to be in love, what it means to be rejected.     

Preity Zinta

The big relationships you make in your life are with those that you love and if things do go wrong then it's a source of great pain and that lasts.     

Michael Morpurgo

When you love someone so much that you are in pain when you are apart it ends up being destructive. I never want to be in that place again.     

Sadie Frost

We live in bodies that are fearfully and wonderfully made, yet they are not immune to illness and pain. We have hearts that are capable of experiencing great love, but sometimes they get broken.     

Adam Hamilton

I think there's always a bit of pain in everything that's ecstatic - relationships and love, they always come with pain.     

Tove Lo

Pain revealed the paltry dimensions of love. The paltry dimensions of everything, in fact, except pain.     

Glen Duncan

Through Love all that is bitter will be sweet, Through Love all that is copper will be gold, Through Love all dregs will become wine, through Love all pain will turn to medicine.     


Pleasure of love lasts a moment, pain of love lasts a lifetime.     

Jean Pierre Claris de Florian

Pain and love -- the whole of life, in short -- cannot be looked on as a disease just because they make us suffer.     

Italo Svevo

If we deny love that is given to us, if we refuse to give love because we fear pain or loss, then our lives will be empty, our loss greater.     

Margaret Weis

The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.     

Maureen Duffy

The blood of love welled up in my heart with a slow pain.     

Sylvia Plath

A mighty pain to love it is, and 'tis a pain that pain to miss; but of all the pains, the greatest pain is to love, but love in vain.     

Abraham Cowley

If you want to know what love is, have a child. If you want to know what pain is, bury him.     

Giannina Braschi

Love is the sweetest pain inside.     


Pains of love be sweeter far than all the other pleasures are.     

John Dryden