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Quotes About Being Hurt

Quotes About Being Hurt Teach Us to Endure Pain

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There is an old saying that goes, "It is easier to hurt than to heal." Inflicting pain on others in order to get revenge may initially seem fulfilling, but it only ends up stoking a bigger fire in our heart.

There is so much pain and suffering in the world that we have learned to be numb to pain. Everyday, television and newspapers flash pictures of people who have been hurt. Petty quarrels lead to fragmented society and mistrust. At the core of all conflict is hurt. If the pain is eradicated, peace can be restored.

To eradicate pain, we need to control anger. Flare-ups, temper tantrums, and unbridled rage destroys life. We need to be careful about venting our spleen. Hate and anger are the root causes of all pain and suffering in the world. Let us rid the world of its misery by eradicating hate and anger.

Nations of the world must unite to fight against hatred. We can resolve our problems through diplomacy and tact. Confrontation is never a solution in the long run. Get inspired by these quotes about being hurt and fight this malady.
  • Albert Camus
    To live is to hurt others, and through others, to hurt oneself. Cruel earth! How can we manage not to touch anything? To find what ultimate exile?

  • Robert Fulghum
    Play fair. Don't hit people. Say you're sorry when you hurt somebody.

  • B. Graham Dienert
    Many people pray as if God were a big aspirin pill; they come only when they hurt.

  • William Shakespeare
    The stroke of death is as a lover's pinch, Which hurts and is desired.

  • Lillian Smith
    The human heart dares not stay away too long from that which hurt it most. There is a return journey to anguish that few of us are released from making.

  • Joanne Kathleen Rowling
    Poverty is a lot like childbirth -- you know it is going to hurt before it happens, but you'll never know how much until you experience it.

  • Will Rogers
    A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.

  • Peace Pilgrim
    Do not suppress it-that would hurt you inside. Do not express it-this would not only hurt you inside, it would cause ripples in your surroundings. What you do is transform it.

  • Muhammad Ali
    Life is a gamble. You can get hurt, but people die in plane crashes, lose their arms and legs in car accidents; people die every day. Same with fighters: some die, some get hurt, some go on. You just don't let yourself believe it will happen to you.

  • Carl Sandburg
    Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.

  • Chuck Palahniuk
    That old saying, how you always hurt the one you love, well, it works both ways.

  • Diego Rivera
    If I ever loved a woman, the more I loved her, the more I wanted to hurt her. Frida was only the most obvious victim of this disgusting trait.

  • Penelope Sweet
    Depression is nourished by a lifetime of ungrieved and unforgiven hurts.

  • Hannah Arendt
    Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.

  • J. E. Buchrose
    Happiness comes more from loving than being loved; and often when our affection seems wounded it is is only our vanity bleeding. To love, and to be hurt often, and to love again -- this is the brave and happy life.

  • Jessamyn West
    I've done more harm by the falseness of trying to please than by the honesty of trying to hurt

  • Jim Bakker
    I feel like God has forgiven me of so much, that I will forgive everyone who has hurt us.

  • Mother Teresa
    Love, to be real, must cost - it must hurt - it must empty us of self.

  • George Bernard Shaw
    Cruelty would be delicious if one could only find some sort of cruelty that didn't really hurt.

  • Erma Bombeck
    There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.

  • Charles M. Schulz
    All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.

  • Mark Twain
    It takes your enemy and your friend, working together to hurt you to the heart; the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you.

  • Alexis Carrel
    Everyone makes a greater effort to hurt other people than to help himself.

  • B. Graham Dienert
    Many people pray as if God were a big aspirin pill; they come only when they hurt.

  • Thomas Merton
    The truth that many people never understand, until it is too late, is that the more you try to avoid suffering the more you suffer because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you in proportion to your fear of being hurt.

  • Indian Proverb
    Great anger is more destructive than the sword.

  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    A word that has been said may be unsaid--it is but air. But when a deed is done, it cannot be undone, nor can our thoughts reach out to all the mischiefs that may follow.

  • Ecclesiaticus 28:16 (Apocrypha)
    Many have fallen by the edge of the sword; but not so many as have fallen by the tongue.

  • Chinese proverb
    Two barrels of tears will not heal a bruise.

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