Self-denial is the shining sore on the leprous body of Christianity.
— Oscar Wilde

If wild my breast and sore my pride, I bask in dreams of suicide, If cool my heart and high my head I think 'How lucky are the dead.
Dorothy Parker sores quote

You've got to love what you're doing. If you love it, you can overcome any handicap or the soreness or all the aches and pains, and continue to play for a long, long time.
— Gordie Howe

Keep your heart right, even when it is sorely wounded.
— J. C. Macaulay

And it will fall out as in a complication of diseases, that by applying a remedy to one sore, you will provoke another; and that which removes the one ill symptom produces others
— sores quotation by Sir Thomas More