15 Quotes about Pain to Pivot Your Perspective

To conclude this series on pivoting your pain, I leave you with 15 powerful quotes. These quotes show how we can pivot through pain to think bigger, reach higher, and do what we never thought possible.

While each of these quotes is valuable for the individual, they are ripe with an application for executives and entrepreneurs working in the workplace to create disruptive innovation.

Pain is weakness leaving the body.

Chesty Puller

We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.

Jim Rohn

Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.

Mary Tyler Moore

If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret.

Jim Carrey

History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.

Maya Angelou

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.

Winston Churchill

Without pain, there would be no suffering, without suffering we would never learn from our mistakes. To make it right, pain and suffering is the key to all windows, without it, there is no way of life.

Angelina Jolie

To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it!

Charlie Chaplin

You don’t have to hold onto the pain to hold onto the memory.

Janet Jackson

Starting a business is not for everyone. Starting a business – I’d say, number one is have a high pain threshold.

Elon Musk

My story is a freedom song from within my soul. It is a guide to discovery, a vision of how even the worst pain and heartaches can be channeled into human monuments, impenetrable and everlasting.

Coretta Scott King

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you.

Tony Robbins

Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative, you can get beyond your pain or negativity.

Yoko Ono

Pain and death are part of life. To reject them is to reject life itself.

Havelock Ellis

The struggle of my life created empathy – I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me.

Oprah Winfrey

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One way to pivot your pain is to show compassion by coming alongside another to help alleviate their pain. Check out 2 books. Pivotal Compassion helps those going through traumatic pain. Pivotal Engagement for leaders to help alleviate the pain within their team.

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