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Pain And Injury Quotes


"Expect no reward when you serve the wicked, and be thankful if you escape injury for your pain" - Aesop

"Never producing pain by thought, word, and deed, in any living being, is what is called Ahimsa, non-injury." - Swami Vivekananda

"Forgiving is...recognizing the injury, owning the pain, & reaching out..." - David W Augsburger

"The nerves of the skin send pain signals to the brain to warn us of the danger from and impending injury. In the case of self-inflicted wounding, this pain acts as the body's own defense mechanism to stop one from proceeding in the effort at physical injury. If a person proceeds despite the pain, that means that he or she is motivated by something stronger than the pain, something that makes him or her capable of ignoring or enduring it." - Steven Levenkron

"Women and elephants never forget an injury." - Hector Hugh Munro

"Women and elephants never forget an injury." - Saki

"The pain of recovery is sometimes worse than the pain of the injury. Allow Jesus Christ to heal your soul." - Christine Caine

"Postural exercises such as yoga, Pilates, Egoscues, Alexander technique and martial arts are about avoiding pain and injury as much as helping you feel good. Attractive men and women have good posture." - Liz Miller

"Those desires that do not bring pain if they are not satisfied are not necessary; and they are easily thrust aside whenever to satisfy them appears difficult or likely to cause injury." - Epicurus

"In those days, I did what was necessary for me to win. This included training with heavy weights: a precursor for injury. So if I could do it over again I'd train with lighter weights, higher reps, no sets below 10 reps, with negatives slower than positives, and avoid injury. If I had done that, my physique wouldn't have been quite as bulky, but with more definition and with less pain." - Frank Zane

"In those days, I did what was necessary for me to win. This included training with heavy weights: a precursor for injury. So if I could do it over again I"d train with lighter weights, higher reps, no sets below 10 reps, with negatives slower than positives, and avoid injury. If I had done that, my physique would' have been quite as bulky, but with more definition and with less pain." - Frank Zane

"Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness." - Confucius

"There are some things, but not too many, toward which the countryman knows he must be properly respectful if he would avoid pain, sickness and injury. Nature is neither punitive nor solicitous, but she has thorns and fangs as wells as bowers and grassy banks." - Hal Borland

"However long the horror continued, one must not get to the stage of refusing to think about it. To shrink from direct pain was bad enough, but to shrink from vicarious pain was the ultimate cowardice. And whereas to conceal direct pain was a virtue, to conceal vicarious pain was a sin. Only by feeling it to the utmost, and by expressing it, could the rest of the world help to heal the injury which had caused it. Money, food, clothing, shelter - people could give all these and still it would not be enough; it would not absolve them from paying also, in full, the imponderable tribute of grief." - Jan Struther

"To grieve at any loss, be it of friend or property, weakens mind and body. It is no help to the friend grieved for. It is rather an injury; for our sad thought must reach the person, even if passed to another condition of existence, and it is a source of pain to that person." - Prentice Mulford

"Goaltending is a suffering position. Your equipment protects you from injury, but not from pain, every time you go out there. And if you allow a goal, the red lights go on for everyone to see. But you get to be a hero too!" - Kevin Constantine

"All of the sudden, my right leg caved in. I crumpled to the floor in pain. The doctor weren't sure I'd ever be able to play again...and even if I did recover physically, the psychological scars of so traumatic an injury might never heal." - Wilt Chamberlain

"Many years before when I had serious back pain from a sports injury, the surgeons said they would explore my spine and "figure it out." Out of frustration I had impulsively opted for the procedure. They ended up fusing the vertebrae. It left me debilitated. In hindsight, I blamed myself more than the surgeons. I had pressed them for a solution when in fact none was apparent because the cause of the pain was obscure." - Jerome Groopman

"Put from you the belief that 'I have been wronged', and with it will go the feeling. Reject your sense of injury, and the injury itself disappears." - Marcus Aurelius

"Researchers from Britain's Keele University have found that swearing after an injury may help alleviate pain. Evidently, the pain that you feel is inversely proportional to the number of middle names you give Jesus." - Stephen Colbert

"The pain of an injury is over in seconds. Everything that comes after is the pain of getting well." He gave her a heartfelt look, full of apology. "I'd forgotten that you see. Coming back to life ... It hurts." - Tessa Dare

"Resentment gratifies him who intended an injury, and pains him unjustly who did not intend it." - Samuel Johnson

"To enjoy and give enjoyment, without injury to yourself or others; this is true morality." - Nicolas Chamfort

"Tis more noble to forgive, and more manly to despise, than to revenge an Injury." - Benjamin Franklin

"The recollection of an injury is . . . a rusty arrow and poison for the soul." - Francis of Paola

"Laws teach us to know when we commit injury and when we suffer it." - Samuel Johnson

"True benevolence is to love all men. Recompense injury with justice, and kindness with kindness." - Confucius

"A life of knowledge is not often a life of injury and crime." - Sydney Smith

"Every club he's been to has had great injury crises. Every club. And it's always hamstrings." - Eamon Dunphy

"'Tis more noble to forgive, and more manly to despise, than to revenge an Injury." - Benjamin Franklin

"Fear of serious injury cannot alone justify suppression of free speech and assembly." - Louis D Brandeis

"The injury we do and the one we suffer are not weighed in the same scales." - Aesop

"My goals are to hit.300, score 100 runs, and stay injury-prone." - Mickey Rivers

"While I am watching the birds I believe I am comparatively immune from the assaults of life. The very indifference to humanity of these wild creatures affords me a certain safeguard. Where all else is dangerous, hostile and liable to inflict pain, they alone can do me no injury because, probably, they are not even aware of my existence. The birds are at once my refuge and my relaxation." - Anna Kavan

"If you get operated, something can go wrong and you can just say bye-bye to tennis. That's what happened to a lot of soccer players in Europe. They get operated, some things, it's not the mistake of the doctor. It's just some surgeries, they just don't go the right way...My injury will never go away. It's already become so chronic there's no chance to fix it so I can play without pain." - Marat Safin

"Rowing, particularly sculling, inflicts on the individual in every race a level of pain associated with few other sports. There was certainly pain in football during a head-on collision, pain in other sports on the occasion of a serious injury. That was more the threat of pain; in rowing there was the absolute guarantee of it every time." - David Halberstam

"Bear insult, bear injury." - Sivananda

"Requite injury with kindness." - Laozi

"Every addiction starts with pain and ends with pain." - Eckhart Tolle

"The pain was her whole world now. Pain and fear." - Michael Grant

"Art comes from joy and pain...But mostly from pain." - Edvard Munch

"This is the sum of all - righteousness. In causing pleasure or in giving pain, in doing good or injury to others, a man obtains a proper rule of action by looking at his neighbor as himself." - The Mahabharata

"There are two types of pain: pain that hurts you and pain that changes you." - Brett Hoebel

"There's two kinds of pain in sports: the pain of discipline and the pain of regret." - Jeff Blatnick

"Violence and injury enclose in their net all that do such things, and generally return upon him who began." - Lucretius

"If both Church and fairy-tale belong to humanity, they may occasionally cross circles, without injury to either." - George Macdonald

"Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge, and dares to forgive an injury." - Edwin Hubbell Chapin

"This made no sense to me, probably because I speak English and have never had a head injury." - Tina Fey

"My injury, I told myself to deal with it, and bounce back stronger. I think I have." - Djibril Cisse

"Men are more ready to repay an injury than a benefit, because gratitude is a burden and revenge a pleasure" - Tacitus

"Physically and mentally I'm stronger right now because an injury is not playing on my mind all the time." - Jamie Redknapp

"The faster some talents work, the more risk plays into the equation and then the opportunities for injury increases." - Jim Ross

"Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it forgoes revenge, and dares forgive an injury." - Edwin Hubbell Chapin

"It is hard to keep a secret, to employ leisure well, and to be able to bear an injury." - Chilon

"Train smart at all times and do your best to avoid injury. Training smart is more important than training hard." - Georges St-Pierre

"Our words are giants when they do us an injury, and dwarfs when they do us a service." - Wilkie Collins

"My neighbour, or my servant, or my child, has done me an injury, and it is just that he should suffer an injury in return. Such is the doctrine which Jesus Christ summoned his whole resources of persuasion to oppose." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"If only it were possible to love without injury - fidelity is' enough: I had been faithful to Anne and yet I had injured her. The hurt is in the act of possession: we are too small in mind and body to possess another person without pride or to be possessed without humiliation. In a way I was glad that my wife had struck out at me again - I had forgotten her pain for too long, and this was the only kind of recompense I could give her. Unfortunately the innocent are always involved in any conflict. Always, everywhere, there is some voice crying from a tower." - Graham Greene

"An injury to one is an injury to all." - David C. Coates

"Know safety, no injury. No safety, know injury." - Anonymous

"Inspiration needs disease, injury, madness." - Chuck Palahniuk

"To add insult to injury" - Phaedrus

"And painful pleasure turns to pleasing pain." - Edmund Spenser

"Pain makes hens and poets cackle." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Pain is fear, and I'm not afraid." - Ann Brashares

"Life is beautiful and living is pain." - Hunter S Thompson

"All misery and pain come from attachment." - Swami Vivekananda

"Power is pleasure; and pleasure sweetens pain." - William Hazlitt

"Pain and beauty, our constant bedfellows" - Nick Bantock

"Nothing lasts forever ... pain and troubles included." - Paulo Coelho

"Pain is short, and joy is eternal." - Friedrich Schiller

"There are two kinds of pain: the pain of change and the pain of never changing and remaining the same." - Joyce Meyer

"Pain doesnt have a face and pain doesnt have a certain way of adjusting. Pain is universal." - Aunjanue Ellis

"My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh." - Jim Carrey

"There is a great deal of pain in life and perhaps the only pain that can be avoided is the pain that comes from trying to avoid pain." - Ronald David Laing

"There is a great deal of pain in life and perhaps the only pain that can be avoided is the pain that comes from trying to avoid pain." - R D Laing

"I lifted the lid and found a piece of bread and some water-and a rat that quickly darted off the tray. Talk about adding insult to injury." - Richelle Mead

"Eighty and six years have I served Him, and He never did me any injury: how then can I blaspheme my King and my Savior?" - Polycarp

"If you believe you can get through an injury and fight back, and you really love gymnastics enough, you can get through it." - Courtney Kupets

"The house of every one is to him as his castle and fortress, as well for his defence against injury and violence as for his repose." - Edward Coke

"Never does the human soul appear so strong and noble as when it forgoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury." - Edwin Hubbell Chapin

"Singular indeed that the people should be writhing under oppression and injury, and yet not one among them to be found, to raise the voice of complaint." - Abraham Lincoln

"Nothing leads more directly to the breach of charity, and to the injury and molestation of our fellow-creatures, than the indulgence of an ill temper." - Hugh Blair

"For over half a century the automobile has brought death, injury, and the most inestimable sorrow and deprivation to millions of people." - Ralph Nader

"Who is the great man? He who is strongest in patience. He who patiently endures injury, and maintains a blameless life-he is a man indeed!" - H. P. Blavatsky

"The man who disparages music as a luxury and non-essential is doing the nation an injury. Music now, more than ever before, is a national need." - Woodrow Wilson

"?"Those who give up dreams, do injury to their own hearts and cannot possibly enjoy a profound sense of fulfillment in the end." - Daisaku Ikeda

"Every successful competitive practice has victims. The more successful a new method of making and distributing a product, the more victims, the deeper the victims' injury" - Frank H. Easterbrook

"I played ten injury-free years between the ages of 12 and 22. Then, suddenly, it seemed like I was allergic to the twentieth century." - Nigel Melville

"On his multi-player injury substitutions against Western Samoa-It was like the Falklands crisis. I was counting them in and counting them out." - Jack Rowell

"I'm devastated with the injury but I've proved my heart and skill to everyone by fighting one handed for eight rounds." - Joe Calzaghe

"Gradually work your way towards the hard stuff. That will help you avoid injury and you'll be most likely to stick with it." - Miesha Tate

"Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it." - J K Rowling

"The moral cannibalism of all hedonist and altruist doctrines lies in the premise that the happiness of one man necessitates the injury of another." - Ayn Rand

"Nature itself, after it has done an injury, will ever be suspicious; and no man can love the person he suspects." - Robert South

"The three things most difficult are - to keep a secret, to forget an injury, and to make good use of leisure." - Chilon

"My own feeling of concern arises from seeing how much moral injury and suffering is created by the superstitions of the Christian mythology." - Harriet Martineau

"Since I suffered the injury on company time, why shouldn't I also be able to get surgery and do recovery on company time?" - Shaquille O'Neal

"Such a courageous boy I was. To act brazenly under scrutiny and risk further injury to my wounded heart. Ah, the resilience, the blind, dumb persistence of youth." - Meg Rosoff

"Justice has no independent existence; it results from mutual contracts, and establishes itself wherever there is a mutual engagement to guard against doing or sustaining mutual injury." - Epicurus

"The very process of living is a continual interplay between the individual and his environment, often taking the form of a struggle resulting in injury or disease." - Rene Dubos

"Never refuse to do a kindness unless the act would work great injury to yourself, and never refuse to take a drink - under any circumstances." - Mark Twain

"Haste is productive of injury, and so is too much hesitation. He is the wisest man who does everything at the proper time." - Ovid

"This is the true nature of home - it is the place of Peace; the shelter, not only from all injury, but from all terror, doubt, and division." - John Ruskin

"Motorsport is very expensive. No one cares if you had a good season two years ago and then you have an injury. It is a very dodgy investment." - SebastiAn

"I haven't counted, obviously, but I reckon I've lost over a year and a half of my career through injury so far." - Jamie Redknapp

"Those who failed to oppose me, who readily agreed with me and accepted all my views, were those who did me the most injury." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Faint hearts are encouraged when they read about others who, despite amputation, spinal cord injury, or psychiatric disorders have a vibrant trust and confidence in God." - Joni Eareckson Tada

""Those who give up dreams, do injury to their own hearts and cannot possibly enjoy a profound sense of fulfillment in the end." - Daisaku Ikeda

"Banks have done more injury to the religion, morality, tranquility, prosperity, and even wealth of the nation than they can have done or ever will do good." - John Adams

"Millions of working, uninsured Americans go to bed every night worrying what will happen to them and their families if a major illness or injury strikes." - Tim Ryan

"Motorsport is very expensive. No one cares if you had a good season two years ago and then you have an injury. It is a very dodgy investment." - Sebastian Vettel

"Excess of grief for the dead is madness; for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not." - Xenophon

"I just don't want to end up on something that bores the hell out of me. Otherwise, I'll fake a knee injury and get out of there." - Sasha Alexander

"Scars are the paler pain of survival received unwillingly and displayed in the language of injury." - Mark Z Danielewski

"Pain can be washed out with a song. / Pain can become jazz digested and transformed." - Alexis De Veaux

"Pain comes from the darkness. And we call it wisdom. It is pain." - Randall Jarrell

"Laughter does not deny pain. Laughter - like a wail - acknowledges and replies to pain." - Tim O'Brien

"Pain and suffering are two completely difference experiences. Pain is unavoidable. Suffering is self-created." - Noah Levine

"When you're in pain, you're genuinely very, very alive, and that's beautiful. Especially emotional pain." - Alex Ebert

"Laughter does not deny pain. Laughter - like a wail - acknowledges and replies to pain." - Tim Obrien

"Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain." - William Faulkner

"I have no pride about anything I have done. It's just not the way I think about things. I do the work, always, as hard as I can, to the point of pain, injury, exhaustion, if that is what it takes. Once I am done, I move on." - Henry Rollins

"Never do an enemy a small injury." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"An injury may prove a blessing." - Ovid

"The man who pardons easily courts injury." - Pierre Corneille

"Never do your enemy a minor injury." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"Adultery is the injury of nature." - Plato

"I just want to be in the best shape I can be. Not to stand on that start line and say: 'Oh my God, I have this injury and that injury.' I just want to be able to go out and race." - Paula Radcliffe

"Because I'm a doctor, I know when you have an injury it will heal if it's clean enough to heal; if your injury is dirty, it won't heal. And so when you are talking in societies, we are also talking in healing processes, and for a good healing process, you need to make things right." - Michelle Bachelet

"I'm holding out a little hope personally because I want to be back, but this injury could take a year to fully recover. The last thing I want to do is feel like I'm OK, come out early and be vulnerable to further injury." - Paul George

"We do injury to a child if we bring it up in a narrow Christianity, which prevents it from ever becoming capable of perceiving that there are treasures of purest gold to be found in non-Christian civilizations. Laical education does an even greater injury to children. It covers up those treasures, and those of Christianity as well." - Simone Weil

"I'm interested in the way that terror is almost a psychosomatic state. You may have suffered a small injury for a few seconds, but the rest of the year you're constantly on the alert, your injury is constantly with you - and I mean this on a city-wide scale." - Karan Mahajan

"One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can it be right to do an injustice; and it is not right to return an injury, or to do evil to any man, however much we have suffered from him." - Socrates

"Pain and pleasure occur in consciousness and exist only there" - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"Forget about winning and losing, forget about pride and pain" - Bruce Lee

"Pain and suffering are the soil of strength and courage." - Lurlene Mcdaniel

"You're born in pain and pain is what we're in most of the time. And I think that the bigger the pain, the more gods we need." - John Lennon

"Pain is pain, and the importance of preventing unnecessary pain and suffering does not diminish because the being that suffers is not a member of our own species." - Peter Singer

"Pain (any pain-emotional, physical, mental) has a message. Once we get the pains message, and follow its advice, the pain goes away." - Peter Mcwilliams

"Pain is itself a god: the taskmaster of life. Pain cracks the whip, and all that lives will move. To live is to be a slave to pain." - Matthew Woodring Stover

"There are two types of pain. There is the pain of loss, which you can recover. And then, there is the pain of regret which never goes away." - Donovin Darius

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

"My mood altered and the pain turned to rage." - Ariel Sharon

"Love is the distance between reality and pain." - Robyn Hitchcock

"Pain is just a feeling, and feelings aren't real." - Michelle Hodkin

"The Heart asks Pleasure-first- And then-Excuse from Pain" - Emily Dickinson

"Dame Poverty gave me my name, And Pain godfathered me." - Countee Cullen

"Tonight I'm stepping lightly and I'm feeling no pain." - Bruce Springsteen

"Bones heal, pain is temporary, and chicks dig scars" - Evel Knievel



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