no pain, no gain

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Proverb[edit]

no pain, no gain

  1. One must be willing to endure some inconvenience or discomfort in order to achieve worthwhile goals.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Phrases with the same construction are common and productive. See the related terms below.

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References[edit]

  • Gregory Y. Titelman, Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings, 1996, ISBN 0-679-44554-4, p. 252.