80 Best Agony Quotes And Sayings

We all go through hard times in our lives. Some of these times may be so painful and difficult that we can’t imagine living through them. That is why we should all be thankful for the things we have and appreciate their beauty and kindness. Painful experiences can teach us a lot Read more

It helps us to grow and understand the world around us. But it’s important to not over-think the experience. If you find yourself struggling with a particularly bad experience, remind yourself that there are many people who would love to have that pain instead.

The best way to cope with pain is to look at it as a learning opportunity, not something that needs to be overcome or forgotten.

Only in the agony of parting do we look into...
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Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love. George Eliot
I wrestled through many sleepless nights after God became real...
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I wrestled through many sleepless nights after God became real to me. I can only describe this period of my life as 2 years of mental agony. C.L. Cagan
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Purpose in the suffering A crisis-- the kind that knocks the wind out of ya, the kind that makes your blood run cold and alters your perception of all you think your reality "is." THAT kind of crisis brings us not only to our knees, but smack-dab with every question we've ever pondered on God's existence. There is purpose in the suffering. It MAKES us ask eternal questions with eternal answers. Often that's what it takes to wake us up. The suffering is actually merciful, from a God who would literally do ANYTHING to get us to run into His arms. Unknown
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The healing is my working out my salvation. The need constant because my desire for seperateness constantly wrestles with my need for oneness with Jesus. The search for Jesus is bigger, deeper and agonizing. W. Scott Lineberry
Like alcohol and poverty, a heartbreak has the power to...
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Like alcohol and poverty, a heartbreak has the power to make a man do something he wouldn’t normally do and to make a woman do someone she wouldn’t normally do. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Shame internalized can lead to agony. Whereas shame let out...
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Shame internalized can lead to agony. Whereas shame let out can lead to freedom, or at least a funny story, which is a sort of freedom too. Jon Ronson
We are sometimes dragged into a pit of unhappiness by...
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We are sometimes dragged into a pit of unhappiness by someone else’s opinion that we do not look happy. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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The more I try to understand one very peculiar aspect of women, it seems clear to me that apart from the beauty or the sensuous state that women command over men, there is an interiority, lesser known to the masses which is more of agony and pain - a resultant effort of the continuous mood swings and the frequent natural cycles that buoy them, it is in this state that women function and calibrate on this basis in selecting their soul mate and not the usual histrionics that men take effort in pleasing them! . Ramana Pemmaraju
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The more I try to understand one very peculiar aspect of women, it seems clear to me that apart from the beauty or the sensuous state that women command over men, there is an inferiority, lesser known to the masses which is more of agony and pain - a resultant effort of the continuous mood swings and the frequent natural cycles that buoy them, it is in this state that women function and calibrate on this basis in selecting a life partner and not the usual histrionics that men take effort in pleasing them! . Ramana Pemmaraju
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The gear teeth of his mind, the cogs of the brain’s machinery that propelled his thoughts, were grinding to a halt, too long forced to fight against the friction of agony without the aid of hope, the lubricant for the soul. Dan Groat
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Great art is an escape from the agony of why. Robert A. Kearse
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The artistic life is a long and lovely suicide precisely because it involves the negation of self; as Highsmith imagined herself as her characters, so Ripley takes on the personae of others and in doing so metamorphoses himself into a 'living' work of art. A return to the 'real life' after a period of creativity resulted in a fall in spirits, an agony Highsmith felt acutely. She voiced this pain in the novel via Bernard's quotation of an excerpt from Derwatt's notebook: 'There is no depression for the artist except that caused by a return to the self'. Andrew Wilson
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Many aspects of the human condition are beautiful and many others are vile. Betrayal and personal agony represent a maddening part of being human. A person can maintain personal dignity by exercising restraint, remaining true to their conscience, and preserving under difficult conditions. Kilroy J. Oldster
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My heart had melted into something akin to a sensation of happiness, peace of mind one might even say, at the realization that I had now reached the very bottom of agony. Dazai Osamu
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To experience real agony is something hard to write about, impossible to understand while it grips you; you're frightened out of your wits, can’t sit still, move, or even go decently insane. Charles Bukowski
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Some pain has no relief, it can only be sealed You can grasp the wound to feel the scar unhealed. Munia Khan
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And he howled in agony, in a pain that would never cease as long as he lived. His tortured voice echoed in those mountains for a long long time... Farrah Naseem
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As if one's capacity for pain had anything to do with life's apportionment of agonies, Mr. Kimmelbrod thought. Such idiocy. Ayelet Waldman
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The agonizing flames of misery can turn the human heart inside your skull into a breeding ground for virtues. Abhijit Naskar
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Writing fluency sometimes needs an intense agony somewhere in your mind Munia Khan