“It's strange how pain marks our faces, and makes us look like family.”

We fear violence less than our own feelings. personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict.

We fear violence less than our own feelings. personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict.

I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage.

There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humour and hurt.

Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.

The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.