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"Forgetting about our mistakes and our wounds isn't enough to make them disappear." - Ai Yazawa

"Listening can heal wounds." - Sean Covey

"Time wounds all heals." - Tracy Letts

"Grace flows through wounds." - Christopher West

"Truth alone wounds." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Time wounds all heels." - Groucho Marx

"Time wounds all heels." - Jane Sherwood Ace

"Time heals all wounds." - Stephen King

"What cannot be talked about cannot be put to rest. And if it is not, the wounds will fester from generation to generation." - Bruno Bettelheim

"We worried about competitors, but it was an unreasonable fear. As a friend once pointed out, most gunshot wounds are self-inflicted." - Philip Greenspun

"The race for the White House should be about leadership, and leadership requires that one help heal the wounds of Vietnam, not reopen them." - John F Kerry

"I have these accidents, these mistakes, these self-inflicted wounds, and then I tear my head to shreds about it for days." - John Mayer

"I write about wounds, the eternal treasons of life. It's not very funny, but it's sincere. My commitment is to sincerity." - Tahar Ben Jelloun

"Anesthesia: wounds without pain. Neurasthenia: pain without wounds." - Karl Kraus

"Time doesn't heal all wounds; God heals wounds." - Pete Wilson

"Love is like fire. Wounds of fire are hard to bear; harder still are those of love." - Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen

"Oblivion cures the old wounds." - Dejan Stojanovic

"God warns before he wounds." - Matthew Henry

"Turn your wounds into wisdom." - Oprah Winfrey

"A wound needs air in order to heal. We must talk about and expose those things which have hurt or harmed us in some way. Our wounds need nurturing care in order to heal. If we are to nurture and heal, we must admit that the wounds exist. We must carefully do what is necessary to help ourselves feel better." - Iyanla Vanzant

"And no matter what anybody says about grief and about time healing all wounds, the truth is, there are certain sorrows that never fade away until the heart stops beating and the last breath is taken." - Tiffanie DeBartolo

"A smile can heal a thousand wounds." - Art Smith

"Wounds make better lessons than lectures." - Brian Herbert

"Words can wound, and wounds can heal." - Neil Gaiman

"if I inflict wounds, I heal them." - Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sevigne

"Who combats with a brother, wounds himself." - Edward Young

"Your heart is greater than your wounds." - Henri Nouwen

"Our deepest wounds surround our greatest gifts." - Ken Page

"Time washes clean, love's wounds unseen." - Linda Ronstadt

"Our wounds are our sources of growth." - Rachel Naomi Remen

"Blame keeps wounds open; only forgiveness heals" - Thomas S Monson

"An artist works through exposed wounds." - Dennis Oppenheim

"My love runs deeper than the wounds." - Henry Rollins

"Wounds cannot be cured without searching." - Francis Bacon

"Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason." - Novalis

"Every hour wounds. The last one kills." - Neil Gaiman

"God's wounds cure, sin's kisses kill." - William Gurnall

"All honor's wounds are self-inflicted." - Andrew Carnegie

"I believe time wounds all heels." - John Lennon

"I concentrate on character, theme, language, structure, voice. It actually surprises me that no matter what I write, people declare it "intently political." I'm just writing about the world I know, as it is. Wounds and griefs included." - Barbara Kingsolver

"The thing about wounded people is wounded people are scared that those wounds are going to end up killing them. They pretend like they're not there, or they ignore them." - LeCrae

"About medications that are drunk or applied to wounds it is worth learning from everyone; for people do not discover these by reasoning but by chance, and experts not more than laymen." - Hippocrates

"Laughter heals all wounds, and that's one thing that everybody shares. No matter what you're going through, it makes you forget about your problems. I think the world should keep laughing." - Kevin Hart

"Every blade has two edges; he who wounds with one wounds himself with the other." - Victor Hugo

"The only wounds that define us are the wounds of Jesus Christ." - Louie Giglio

"Our physical wounds come from an actual occurrence. Our emotional wounds come from fearing recurrence." - Alan Robert Neal

"Wounds to the pride are remembered long after wounds to the flesh." - Robert Jordan

"I write and speak about personal and spiritual growth. One week I write about illness and another week I speak about relationships and another week I write about work and money and another week I speak to people with obesity issues. I write about whatever wounds seem to cry out for more enlightened solutions, and the love that heals them all." - Marianne Williamson

"Not everyone is okay with living like an open wound. But the thing about open wounds is that, well, you aren't ignoring it. You're healing; the fresh air can get to it. It's honest. You aren't hiding who you are. You aren't rotting. People can give you advice on how to heal without scarring badly. But on the other hand there are some people who'll feel uncomfortable around you. Some will even point and laugh. But we all have wounds." - Warsan Shire

"I used to dream I used to glance beyond the stars Now I don't know where we are although I know we've drifted far What about yesterday What about the seas The heavens are falling down I can't even breathe What about the bleeding Earth Can't we feel its wounds What about nature's worth? It's our planet's womb." - Michael Jackson

"How many films are there about friendships between teenagers? And how many projects are there dealing with friendships among adults? True friendships - really dealing with the intimacy behind what happened then, and how long you've known each other, and the wounds that haven't healed. That's what [About Alex] film is about." - Nate Parker

"Fighting the wounds of the past will only deepen those wounds. Relaxation is the method that heals the wounds of the mind, not reaction." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"I don't think my work is so much about opening up wounds. I think it's about understanding the nature of the wound. I'm not bleeding on the canvas. I, like most people, have suffered traumatic events. The character of a person's life is determined by the way they deal with those events. I am a creative person and I deal with it creatively." - Eric Fischl

"I see the church as a field hospital after battle. It is useless to ask a seriously injured person if he has high cholesterol and about the level of his blood sugars. You have to heal his wounds. Then we can talk about everything else." - Pope Francis

"The wounds invisible that Love's keen arrows make." - William Shakespeare

"Be - fight - feel the pain - and love the wounds!" - Antoni Lange

"Bind up their wounds - but look the other way." - W. S. Gilbert

"Nothing wounds a friend like a want of confidence." - Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire

"Deep-seated are the wounds of civil brawls." - Marcus Annaeus Lucanus

"Love never comes without wounds; faith never comes without failure." - Erwin Mcmanus

"Don't wish. Don't Start. Wishing only wounds the heart." - Stephen Schwartz

"The wounds that never heal can only be mourned alone." - James Frey

"Some wounds run too deep for the healing." - J K Rowling

"Fools through false shame, conceal their open wounds." - Horace

"I bear the wounds of all the battles I avoided." - Fernando Pessoa

"Deep-seated are the wounds of civil brawls." - Lucan

"An Ecologist lives in a world of wounds." - Aldo Leopold

"Love heals all wounds and not just time alone." - Jeff Buckley

"Time heals all wounds. But not this one. Not yet." - Marie Lu

"They've kicked our backsides... we've got to lick our wounds..." - Steve Bruce

"What deep wounds ever closed without a scar?" - Lord Byron

"Tears may soothe the wounds they cannot heal." - Thomas Paine

"I believe that time wounds all heals. (karma)" - John Lennon

"Surely again, to heal men's wounds by music's spell." - Euripides

"hurt vanity is one of the cruelest of mortal wounds." - Phyllis Bottome

"To heal our wounds, we need courage to face them." - Paulo Coelho

"I've learned... That love, not time, heals all wounds." - Andy Rooney

"We forgive when we give up attachment to our wounds." - Lewis Hyde

"It's a long life, sweetheart, and time heals all wounds." - Cheryl Strayed

"So well thy words become thee as thy wounds;" - William Shakespeare

"Deep-seated are the wounds dealt in civil brawls." - Lucan

"Wounds heal and become scars. But scars grow with us." - Stanislaw Lec

"A man who contemplates revenge keeps his wounds green." - Francis Bacon

"Wounds heal and become scars, but scars grow with us." - Joseph Stanislaw

"Little enemies and little wounds must not be despised." - Proverbs

"The wounds of conscience always leave a scar." - Publilius Syrus

"A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green." - Francis Bacon

"But there are some wounds that can never be healed." - Helen Garner

"Old secrets are like old wounds; they fester." - Paul Christopher

"Time heals all wounds, unless you pick at them." - Shaun Alexander

"Deep-seated are the wounds of civil brawls." - Marcus Annaeus Lucan

"The sword the body wounds, sharp words the mind." - Menander

"An artist wears his work in place of wounds." - Patti Smith

"Love soothes wounds, while hatred and violence deepen them." - Willie Stargell

"Wounds turn into scars and scars make you tough." - Aisha Tyler

"Adulthood was invented to repair the wounds of childhood." - Joy Browne

"Don't let your wounds make you become someone you're not." - Demi Moore

"Love hurts, love scars, love wounds, and mars." - Roy Orbison

"Such wounds to the heart will probably never heal. But we cannot simply sit and stare at our wounds forever." - Haruki Murakami

"One writes of scars healed, a loose parallel to the pathology of the skin, but there is no such thing in the life of an individual. There are open wounds, shrunk sometimes to the size of a pin-prick but wounds still. The marks of suffering are more comparable to the loss of a finger, or of the sight of an eye. We may not miss them, either, for one minute in a year, but if we should there is nothing to be done about it." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"The worst pain ... isn't the pain you feel at the time, it's the pain you feel later on when there's nothing you can do about it, They say that time heals all wounds, But we never live long enough to test that theory ..." - Jose Saramago

"My 'awakened dreams' are about shifts. Thought shifts, reality shifts, gender shifts: one person metamorphoses into another in a world where people fly through the air, heal from mortal wounds. I am playing with my Self, I am playing with the world's soul, I am the dialogue between my Self, and el espiritu del mundo. I change myself, I change the world." - Gloria E. Anzald˙a

"Some people have the disease of criticising all the time. They forget the good about others and only mention their faults. They are like flies that avoid the good and pure places and land on the bad and wounds. This is because of the evil within the self and the spoiled nature" - Ibn Taymiyyah

"Sir" said Mrs. Meade indignantly. "There are NO deserters in the Confederate army." "I beg your pardon," said Rhett with mock humility. "I meant those thousands on furlough who FORGOT to rejoin their regiments and those who have been over their wounds for six months but who remain at home, going about their usual business or doing the spring plowing." - Margaret Mitchell

"How much more generous it would be if, instead of writing parables about childhood wounds, psychologists were to accept that some differences between the sexes just are, that they are in the nature of the beasts, because each sex has an evolved tendency to develop that way in response to experience." - Matt Ridley

"After the Berlin Wall came down I visited that city and I will never forget it. The abandoned checkpoints. The sense of excitement about the future. The knowledge that a great continent was coming together. Healing those wounds of our history is the central story of the European Union." - David Cameron

"I started writing 'Leaves Of Grass' when my professional life was falling apart somewhat. I just had a movie implode in pre-production. And so I came back licking my wounds to New York, where I live, and started to write a script about a protagonist for whom the exact same thing happened: His life was falling apart." - Tim Blake Nelson

"Often, those who bruise easily spend too much time thinking about themselves. I'd go so far as to say that oversensitivity is a privilege of the underoccupied. The majority of people don't have the time to lavish care on emotional wounds - they're too busy getting on with living." - Mariella Frostrup

"I breathe in. The water will wash my wounds clean. I breathe out. My mother submerged me in water when I was a baby, to give me to God. It has been a long time since I thought about God, but I think about him now. It is only natural. I am glad, suddenly, that I shot Eric in the foot instead of the head." - Veronica Roth

"The other gods were strong; but thou wast weak; they rode, but thou didst stumble to a throne; But to our wounds only God's wounds can speak, And not a god has wounds, but thou alone." - John Stott

"Violence wounds the body and it wounds the soul. Of the predator. Of the prey. Of the mourners. Of collective humanity. It diminishes us all." - Kathy Reichs

"Time heals all wounds. And if it doesn't, you name them something other than wounds and agree to let them stay." - Emma Forrest

"Alas, for human nature that the wounds of vanity should smart and bleed so much longer than the wounds of affection!" - Thomas B. Macaulay

"The deepest wounds aren't the ones we get from other people hurting us. They are the wounds we give ourselves when we hurt other people." - Isobelle Carmody

"The flow of time cleanses the past and heals the wounds in people's hearts. But there are wounds we cant speak of." - Ai Yazawa

"Christ bears the wounds of the church, his body, just as he bore the wounds of crucifixion. I sometimes wonder which have hurt worse." - Philip Yancey

"Dream wounds, dream ties Do not bind him there In a kingdom where He is unaware Of his wounds, of his snare." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"Family relationships trigger childhood wounds, and those wounds often trump our rational thinking. We can't 'rationally' transcend the kind of primal pain that such relationships can arouse." - Marianne Williamson

"When you're a child, grownups always tell you that "sticks and stones will break your bones, but words will never hurt you". They say it as if it's a kind of spell that's going to protect you. I've never seen the logic of it. Cuts and bruises quickly disappear. You forget all about them. The psychological wounds inflicted by bullies with words go much deeper." - Susan Boyle

"I believe that people need to get their worth and value from knowing that God loves them. I believe that all healing in our inner man and even, we know Christ also heals people's physical diseases, but the Bible says he heals our wounds and bruises. Don't worry about what's wrong with you right now, God accepts you just the way you are and he will help you be what he wants you to be." - Joyce Meyer

"I was called up in the war and sent to a hospital. I dressed wounds, applied iodine, gave enemas, did blood transfusions. If the doctor ordered: "Brecht, amputate a leg!", I would reply, "Certainly, Your Excellency!", and cut off the leg. If I was told, "Perform a trepanning!" I opened the man's skull and messed about with his brains. I saw how they patched fellows up, so as to cart them back to the Front as quickly as they could." - Bertolt Brecht

"We don't want to be wounds ("No, you're the wound!") but we should be allowed to have them, to speak about having them, to be something more than just another girl who has one. We should be able to do these things without failing the feminism of our mothers, and we should be able to represent women who hurt without walking backward into a voyeuristic rehashing of the old cultural models." - Leslie Jamison

"What concerns me most is the horrible degradation our notions of truth, civility, and decency have undergone. Also the way that language has been malformed - we have been overcome with banality and the cynical misuse of language. When a candidate runs a campaign on a series of dog-whistles to bigots, then turns around and talks about "healing the wounds of division," that is right out of Orwell." - George Saunders

"Friends share our pain and touch our wounds with a gentle and tender hand." - Henri Nouwen

"Those wounds stay with you, and you turn them into a language and a purpose." - Bruce Springsteen

"What you call flaws are really just scars and wounds accumulated over a lifetime." - Deepak Chopra

"A wise physician, skill'd our wounds to heal, is more than armies to the public weal." - Alexander Pope

"Golf is like life in a lot of ways - All the biggest wounds are self-inflicted." - William J Clinton

"We cannot heal the throbbing heart till we discern the wounds within." - George Crabbe

"What renders other people's vanity insufferable is that it wounds our own." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Our limitations serve, our wounds serve, even our darkness can serve." - Rachel Naomi Remen

"Be of good cheer, for sadness cannot heal the national wounds." - Dorothea Dix

"Wounds sustained for the sake of conscience carry their own balsam with the blow." - Walter Scott

"All your wounds from craving love Exist because of heroic deeds." - Hafez

"Some wounds grow worse beneath the surgeon's hand; Better that they were not touched at all." - Ovid

"The earth is, like our own skin, fated to carry the scars of ancient wounds." - Fernand Braudel

"Some old wounds never truly heal, and bleed again at the slightest word." - George R R Martin

"They say time heals all wounds, but that presumes the source of the grief is finite" - Cassandra Clare

"Forgiving the people that hurt us most allows us to heal from the wounds they left." - LeCrae

"Love is the only medicine that can heal the wounds of the world." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"the Divine Nature wounds and perhaps destroys us merely by being what it is." - C S Lewis

"If you have no wounds, how can you know if you're alive?" - Edward Albee

"...They are merely scars, not mortal wounds and you must use them to propel you forward." - Peter David

"Love, Mercy, and Grace, sisters all, attend your wounds of silence and hope." - Aberjhani

"Love transcends international boundaries. It heals the wounds of racial hatred, prejudice, bigotry and ignorance." - Michael Jackson

"To heal my wounds, I need to be brave enough to face them." - Paulo Coelho

"Wisdom disguises our wounds; it teaches us how to bleed in secret." - Emile M Cioran

"In a healthy state of the organism all wounds have a tendency to heal." - Sophie Swetchine

"There are wounds of self-love which one does not confess to one's dearest friends." - Jean Antoine Petit-Senn

"Abide close to the cross, and search the mystery of His wounds." - Charles Spurgeon



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