Wound Quotes

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“A torn jacket is soon mended, but hard words bruise the heart of a child.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Oscar Wilde
“Hearts Live By Being Wounded”
Oscar Wilde

Haruki Murakami
“I hurt myself deeply, though at the time I had no idea how deeply. I should have learned many things from that experience, but when I look back on it, all I gained was one single, undeniable fact. That ultimately I am a person who can do evil. I never consciously tried to hurt anyone, yet good intentions notwithstanding, when necessity demanded, I could become completely self-centred, even cruel. I was the kind of person who could, using some plausible excuse, inflict on a person I cared for a wound that would never heal.”
Haruki Murakami, South of the Border, West of the Sun

Luís de Camões
“Love is a fire that burns unseen,
a wound that aches yet isn’t felt,
an always discontent contentment,
a pain that rages without hurting,

a longing for nothing but to long,
a loneliness in the midst of people,
a never feeling pleased when pleased,
a passion that gains when lost in thought.

It’s being enslaved of your own free will;
it’s counting your defeat a victory;
it’s staying loyal to your killer.

But if it’s so self-contradictory,
how can Love, when Love chooses,
bring human hearts into sympathy?”
Luís Vaz de Camões, Sonetos de Camões

Nino Varsimashvili
“I have learned that I should be careful with the words I choose to say when I am angry because later, those words always leave a huge wound of regrets in my heart besides hurting the loved ones. Those wounds can't be healed!”
Nino Varsimashvili

Stephen King
“Time heals all wounds.”
Stephen King, Hearts in Atlantis

“You were a stray cat, strutting so free and full of pride. But I could see your open wound. And without really thinking I just chalked it up to another cool thing about you. I never realized how much you hurt.”
Ai Yazawa

Sanober  Khan
wounds me
with soft pillows
with tender lips
and fingers”
Sanober Khan, A touch, a tear, a tempest

Sara Teasdale
“Child, child, love while you can
The voice and the eyes and the soul of a man;
Never fear though it break your heart-
Out of the wound new joy will start;
Only love proudly and gladly and well,
Though love be heaven or love be hell.

Child, child, love while you may,
For life is short as a happy day;
Never fear the thing you feel-
Only by love is life made real;
Love, for the deadly sins are seven,
Only through love will you enter heaven.”
Sara Teasdale

Leigh Bardugo
“Stop treating your pain like it’s something you imagined. If you see the wound is real, then you can heal it.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Lord Byron
“A timid mind is apt to mistake every scratch for a mortal wound.”
George Gordon Byron

Munia Khan
“Some pain has no relief,it can only be sealed
You can grasp the wound to feel the scar unhealed.”
Munia Khan

Carrie Vaughn
“It’s only a scratch, don’t cut my arm off!”
Carrie Vaughn, Steel

Jodi Picoult
“Maybe that's what we do to the people we love: take shots in the dark and realize too late that we've wounded the people we are trying to protect.”
Jodi Picoult, Handle with Care

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“I decry the injustice of my wounds, only to look down and see that I am holding a smoking gun in one hand and a fistful of ammunition in the other.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Dejan Stojanovic
“Oblivion cures the old wounds.”
Dejan Stojanovic

Charles Baudelaire
“I am the wound and the blade, the torturer and the flayed.”
Charles Baudelaire, The Flowers of Evil

Dejan Stojanovic
“Burning the witch Giordano Bruno is one more wound inflicted on Christ’s body.”
Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun

Curtis Tyrone Jones
“Give it air & let the scar on your soul reveal itself, because, like the body, it too was made to heal itself.”
Curtis Tyrone Jones

Alejandra Pizarnik
“I don't know how to speak anymore. And with whom?

I never found a soulmate. No one was a dream. They left me with open dreams, with my central wound wide open, with my heart torn. I mourn myself; this is my right. And yet I look down on those who take no interest in me. My only desire has been.

I will not say it. Even I, or especially I, betray myself. Like a nursing boy, my soul has been soothed. I don't know how to speak anymore. I can't speak anymore. I have taken apart, what they never gave me, which was all I had. And it is death again. It closes in on me, it is my only horizon. No one resembles my dream. I have felt love and they mistreated it, yes, me, I who never loved. The deepest love will disappear forever. What can we love that isn't a shadow? The sacred dreams of childhood have already died, and with them, those of nature, which loved me.”
Alejandra Pizarnik, Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962 - 1972

Robert Liparulo
“Donnelley was lifting his shirt away from the torn flesh in his side. He was cranked around, trying to assess the damage in the muck-spotted mirror. To Vero, he looked like an expressionist painting in which all the objects were the same color of too-vivid red: the shirt, the hands holding the shirt, the belt bassing through pant loops. At the center of it all was the thing that corrupted its surroundings with its own gruesome color - a wound.”
Robert Liparulo, Germ
tags: wound

“Had he healed one wound only to open another?”
Mary Balogh, Slightly Sinful
tags: heal, wound

Laurence Galian
“This demotion of the exalted role of the Divine Feminine and the role of women in spirituality is nothing less than a horrible nightmare that Western Society has been experiencing for a very long time. It is the wound that will not heal, as spoken of in the Arthurian Romances.”
Laurence Galian, Alien Parasites: 40 Gnostic Truths to Defeat the Archon Invasion!

Jill Telford
“Art is like a pinch of salt to an open wound.”
Jill Telford

Jayita Bhattacharjee
“To have the wings to fly and roots to reach deep inside is to find beauty and tenderness amid the gravel and dust and the wound opens the rupture into a rapture..

.....Jayita Bhattacharjee”
Jayita Bhattacharjee

Laurence Galian
“We fear what is uncontrollable. This 'control' attitude results in an 'order fetish.' People become obsessed with mowing and grooming their lawns and obsessed with neatness. People living in contemporary society are split beings divided against themselves. Our Eurocentric society is wounded. Society does not want to feel pain. Therefore, society denies history, and hides its collective head in the sand. We must reintegrate what we have taken apart and love the thing we fear.”
Laurence Galian, The Sun At Midnight: The Revealed Mysteries Of The Ahlul Bayt Sufis

“I forgot him like the skin that healed the wound but kept the scar.”
I.B. Vyache

“Do not complain to others of a wound that is hurting you;
The wound will only hurt the one who is injured .
Complaining to others will only add to your pain when you realize that people’s indifference will only cause you insults.”
Nadine Sadaka Boulos

“Having wounded each other, the two of us licked each other's wounds.
Damaged goods both, we sought out each other.
"If you want to die tomorrow, I'm ready for my life to end tomorrow - if you care to live for today, then so will I," I vowed out loud.
Thus begins the tale of the wounded ones.
A tale of blood that splattered red and dried up black.
The tale of our never-to-heal, precious wound.
I will tell it to no one.”

C.G. Jung
“Whoever prides himself too much on having sustained no wound in the battle of life lays himself open to the suspicion that his fighting has been with words only, whilst actually he has remained far away from the firing line.”
C.G. Jung, Psychology of the Unconscious

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