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Next to ingratitude the most painful thing to bear is gratitude.
– Henry Ward Beecher
I retired because I had a knee injury, my cartilage was wearing out, it was painful and I couldn’t put in the four hours of practice each day that I needed to.
– Guy Forget
Comedy tends to come out of things which are quite painful and serious.
– Helen Fielding
During rehearsals I am confronted by things very mysterious. I have terrific fights with inner demons, and it’s more painful than it ever was.
– Jeanne Moreau
Identity has been such an explosive territory for me… so hard, so painful at times.
– Jhumpa Lahiri
Public downfalls are more painful and humiliating than private ones.
– Jane Velez-Mitchell
So we just hope that all of these governors who are grappling will be able to provide the basic services to our citizens and not have to cut things that really are painful.
– Jennifer Granholm
For me, it’s painful to make a movie. It’s not my normal rhythm.
– Alexander Siddig
This is a world in which reasons are made up because reality is too painful.
– Barry Diller
How glorious it is – and also how painful – to be an exception.
– Alfred de Musset
Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success.
– Bo Bennett
Millions of Mexicans leave their kids in order to take care of other kids. That’s a very painful thing.
– Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
This was possible only by dint of extended periods of frequently quite painful reflection and digestion.
– Brian Ferneyhough
I eventually want to do writing on all the films, but not necessarily to be the writer. Writing is a painful, painful thing; it really is.
– Cary Fukunaga
Years have passed since I have set foot in a comedy club. If the comic is doing badly it’s painful, and if the comic is doing brilliantly, it’s extremely painful.
– Dick Cavett
It’s painful to consider anything but writing.
– Emma Donoghue
I go through a lot of painful things. There are sessions when I will be on my back afterwards, crawling.
– Mo Farah
Do not consider painful what is good for you.
I love spicy food, love it. But wasabi is just painful.
– Devon Werkheiser
What annoyances are more painful than those of which we cannot complain?
– Marquis De Custine
Asking for forgiveness is just one of the most painful kind of experiences.
– Nick Nolte
My first novel didn’t sell well. It was really painful and humiliating and shocking to me.
– Maria Semple
Every painful consequence of sin is a part of the punishment meted out for sin.
– Martyn Lloyd-Jones
Life is painful, nasty and short… in my case it has only been painful and nasty.
– Djuna Barnes
It was very painful combing my hair. My grand-uncle was a Pentecostal bishop, and he was very strict: our hair couldn’t be permed or straightened. So I just cut it all off.
– Grace Jones
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other.
– Francis Bacon
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
– George Eliot
It is painful to relive things that have caused emotional crises or whatever and find ways to express that musically.
– Eric Clapton
Getting emotional about things is a peacetime luxury. In wartime, it’s much too painful.
– Edmund H. North
I think when dance is mediocre, it’s painful. But when dance is really impressive, it destroys.
– Neil Patrick Harris