Inspiring Agony Quotes On Pain, Mental, Soul, Life

These agony quotes will inspire you. Agony extreme physical or mental suffering.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging agony quotes, agony sayings, and agony proverbs.

Best Agony Quotes

  1. “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ~ Maya Angelou
  2. “You learn more from ten days of agony than from ten years of content.” ~ Sally Jessy Raphael
  3. “Grief is the agony of an instant. The indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli
  4. “Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.” ~ George Eliot

  5. “Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears; there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death.” ~ Gautama Buddha
  6. “Here then is a great #‎ truth. In the #‎ pain, the #‎ agony, and the #‎ heroic endeavors of life, we pass through a #‎ refiner’s #‎ fire, and the insignificant and the unimportant in our lives can melt away like dross and make our #‎ faith #‎ bright, #‎ intact, and #‎ strong .” ~ James E. Faust , Pain agony quotes
  7. “I thought depression was the part of my character that made me worthwhile. I thought so little of myself, felt that I had such scant offerings to give to the world, that the one thing that justified my existence at all was my agony.” ~ Elizabeth Wurtzel
  8. “Freedom has cost too much blood and agony to be relinquished at the cheap price of rhetoric.” ~ Thomas Sowell

  9. “No flower of art ever fully blossomed save it was nourished by tears of agony.” ~ Isadora Duncan
  10. “Everyone wants to change, but change demands desire and discipline before it becomes delightful. There is always the agony of choice before the promise of change.” ~ Larry Lea
  11. “Perhaps there is no agony worse than the tedium I experienced waiting for Something to Happen.” ~ Lance Loud
  12. “Alone, Alone, all, all alone, Alone on a wide wide sea! And never saint took pity on My soul in agony” ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  13. “The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite; no incident occurred from which my rage and misery could not extract its food.” ~ Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  14. “Run like hell and get the agony over with.” ~ Clarence DeMar
  15. “Anything, anything would be better than this agony of mind, this creeping pain that gnaws and fumbles and caresses one and never hurts quite enough.” ~ Jean-Paul Sartre
  16. “One often learns more from ten days of agony than from ten years of contentment.” ~ Merle Shain

  17. “I have laughed, in bitterness and agony of heart, at the contrast between what I seem and what I am!” ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne
  18. “Out of the agony and travail of economic America the Committee for Industrial Organization was born.” ~ John L. Lewis
  19. “The workers of the nation were tired of waiting for corporate industry to right their economic wrongs, to alleviate their social agony and to grant them their political rights. Despairing of fair treatment, they resolved to do something for themselves.” ~ John L. Lewis
  20. “I like a look of Agony, because I know it’s true – men do not sham Convulsion, nor simulate, a Throe” ~ Emily Dickinson

  21. “Godly sorrow is a gift of the Spirit. It is a deep realization that our actions have offended our Father and our God. It is the sharp and keen awareness that our behavior caused the Savior, He who knew no sin, even the greatest of all, to endure agony and suffering.” ~ Ezra Taft Benson
  22. “So there he is at last. Man on the moon. The poor magnificent bungler! He can’t even get to the office without undergoing the agonies of the damned, but give him a little metal, a few chemicals, some wire, and twenty or thirty billion dollars and vroom! there he is, upon a rock a quarter of a million miles up in the sky.” ~ Russell Baker
  23. “In the traditional urban novel, there is only survival or not. The suburban idea, the conformist idea, that agony can be seen to and cured by doctors or psychoanalysis or self-knowledge is nowhere to be found in the city. Talking is a way of life, but it is not a cure. Same with religion.” ~ Jane Smiley
  24. “We have been through this biennial convulsion four or five different times over the past 10 or 12 years, and now it appears that we are going through this quiet agony all over again.” ~ Everett Dirksen

  25. “I was just on the edge of getting married, and I was frenzied at the prospect of this great step in my life after having been a bachelor for so long. And I really wanted to take my mind off of the agony, and so I decided to sit down and write a book.” ~ Ian Fleming
  26. “Rude contact with facts chased my visions and dreams quickly away, and in their stead I beheld the horrors, the corruption, the evils and hypocrisy of society, and as I stood among them, a young wife, a great wail of agony went out from my soul.” ~ Victoria Woodhull , Agony quotes soul
  27. “I shall never forget the despair and agony on the parents’ faces on the awful day of the funeral when the 13 little children, victims not only of John D. Rockefeller but of the government of the state of Colorado were buried.” ~ Ella Reeve Bloor
  28. “I enjoy writing, sometimes; I think that most writers will tell you about the agony of writing more than the joy of writing, but writing is what I was meant to do.” ~ Leon Uris

  29. “As to those who hoard gold and silver and spend it not in God’s path, give them, then, the tidings of a painful agony: on a day when these things shall be heated in hell-fire, and their foreheads, and their sides, and their backs shall be branded therewith.” ~ Kin Hubbard
  30. “He had a theory, Walt did, that the religious life, and all the agony that goes with it, is just something God sics on people who have the gall to accuse Him of having created an ugly world.” ~ J. D. Salinger
  31. “If I had a plot that was all set in advance, why would I want go through the agony of writing the novel? A novel is a kind of exploration and discovery, for me at any rate.” ~ Chaim Potok
  32. “I have written a raucous valentine to a poet’s dream and agony.” ~ Ben Hecht

  33. “But with my last film, Spider it was agony. The money was always disappearing, nobody got paid, it was very difficult – and it’s very distracting from the process of making the movie, of course. So I think things have been getting harder and harder.” ~ David Cronenberg
  34. “We suffer much agony because we try to get from people what only God can give us, which is a sense of worth and value. Look to God for what you need, not to people.” ~ Joyce Meyer
  35. “Your work is carved out of agony as a statue is carved out of marble.” ~ Louise Bogan
  36. “On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points.” ~ Virginia Woolf

  37. “Man’s unique agony as a species consists in his perpetual conflict between the desire to stand out and the need to blend in.” ~ Sydney J. Harris
  38. “What Must I Do to Be Saved? It is impossible to ask a more weighty Question! It is deplorable that we hear it asked with no more Frequency, with nor more Agony.” ~ Cotton Mather
  39. “As we look upon that agony and those tearful prayers, let us not only look with thankfulness; but let that kneeling Saviour teach us that in prayer alone can we be forearmed against our lesser sorrows; that strength to bear flows into the heart that is opened in supplication; and that a sorrow which we are made able to endure is more truly conquered than a sorrow which we avoid” ~ Alexander MacLaren
  40. “Acting is happy agony.” ~ Jean-Paul Sartre

  41. “I can’t wear flat shoes. My feet repel them. I was in agony. My high heels had left my feet bleeding. Laugh all you want, my feet hurt” ~ Mariah Carey
  42. “When a book comes out I wonder if one person will buy it. It’s agony. Of course it’s stupid, but it’s agony.” ~ Jeffrey Archer
  43. “This familiarity with a respected physician and my appreciation of his work, or the tragedy I experienced with the long, tormented agony and death of my mother might have influenced me in wanting to study medicine. It was not the case.” ~ Albert Claude
  44. “Listen, someone’s screaming in agony- fortunately I speak it fluently” ~ Spike Milligan

  45. “All that this world needs is a good cleansing of the heart of all the inhibitions of the past. And laughter and tears can do both. Tears will take out all the agony that is hidden inside you and laughter will take all that is preventing your ecstasy. Once you have learned the art you will be immensely surprised.” ~ Rajneesh
  46. “It is women who bear the race in bloody agony. Suffering is a kind of horror. Blood is a kind of horror. Women are born with horror in their very bloodstream. It is a biological thing.” ~ Bela Lugosi
  47. “Being ill like this combines shock – this time I will die – with a pain and agony that are unfamiliar, that wrench me out of myself.” ~ Harold Brodkey
  48. “I cannot give a single concert at which I do not play one piece after the other in an agony of terror because my memory threatens to fail me. This fear torments me for days beforehand.” ~ Clara Schumann

  49. “I believe in joy, but I believe in the flip-side, agony.” ~ Mercedes McCambridge
  50. “If our society continues to support basic research on how living organisms function, it is likely that my great grandchildren will be spared the agony of losing family members to most types of cancer.” ~ Paul D. Boyer
  51. “First of all, do any of you here think it’s a crime to help a suffering human end his agony? Any of you think it is? Say so right now. Well, then, what are we doing here?” ~ Jack Kevorkian
  52. “I see before me the gladiator lie.” ~ Lord Byron

  53. “When you’re not involved, other people’s unhappiness seems to be about the funniest damn thing on earth because you think you can solve it, that you are God, that you are above this, and that their unhappiness is just such useless toil and agony. If it’s you, it ceases to be a comedy.” ~ Barry Hannah
  54. “What we ought to see in the agonies of puberty is the result of the conditioning that maims the female personality in creating the feminine.” ~ Germaine Greer
  55. “Placing “amicable” and “separation” together creates an oxymoron – we don’t usually decide to end a partnership until the very sight of our soon-to-be-ex fills us with disgust, misery, agony or a combination of all three.” ~ Mariella Frostrup
  56. “You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope…I have loved none but you.” ~ Jane Austen

  57. “Many Republicans have always reminded me of professional WWF wrestlers. They come into the ring all pumped up and acting like they’re invincible and that they’re going to destroy their opponent. Then they get hit once and fall down and roll around in agony and suddenly seem immobilized by pain, calling for the ref to intervene.” ~ Paul Feig
  58. “Are there not thousands in the world who love their fellows even to the death, who feel the giant agony of the world, and more, like slaves to poor humanity, labor for mortal good?” ~ John Keats
  59. “Teas, Where small talk dies in agonies.” ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley
  60. “Pain dies quickly, and lets her weary prisoners go; the fiercest agonies have shortest reign.” ~ William C. Bryant

  61. “But only agony, and that has ending, And the worst friend and enemy is but Death.” ~ Rupert Brooke
  62. “A cynic should never marry an idealist. For the cynic, marriage represents the welcome end of romantic life, with all its agony and ecstasy. But for the idealist, it is only the beginning.” ~ Julie Burchill
  63. “Not one has shown an iota of fear of death. They want to end this agony.” ~ Jack Kevorkian

  64. “The prairies were dust. Day after day, summer after summer, the scorching winds blew the dust and the sun was brassy in a yellow sky. Crop after crop failed. Again and again, the barren land must be mortgaged for taxes and food and next year’s seed. The agony of hope ended when there was not harvest and no more credit, no money to pay interest and taxes; the banker took the land. Then the bank failed.” ~ Rose Wilder Lane
  65. “The Englishman is under no constitutional obligation to believe that all men are created equal. The American agony is therefore scarcely intelligible, like a saint’s self-flagellation viewed by an atheist.” ~ John Updike

Agony extreme physical or mental pain or suffering, or a period of such suffering.

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