43 Overcoming Hurt Quotes and Sayings


Physical and emotional pain can be equally undesired. Emotional hurt can be due to a recent loss in our life. Chronic pain can be due to an illness or condition we suffer from. No matter what type of hurt you are being confronted with, you will be able to relate to these overcoming hurt quotes and sayings to get you encouraged when you need it.

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

“Any happiness, no matter how brief, seemed better than the long, simmering torture of waking up day after day, knowing I could never have him.”

“As the light begins to intensify, so does my misery, and I wonder how it is possible to hurt so much when nothing is wrong.”

“Because even the smallest of words can be the ones to hurt you, or save you.”

“Being brokenhearted is like having broken ribs. On the outside it looks like nothing’s wrong, but every breath hurts.”

“Being hurt personally triggered a curiosity about how such beliefs are formed.”

“But I have been too deeply hurt, Sam. I tried to save the Shire, and it has been saved, but not for me.”

“Children are knives, my mother once said. They don’t mean to, but they cut. And yet we cling to them, don’t we, we clasp them until the blood flows.”

“Did I really want to stay on this road longer, knowing it was only going to end in devastation?”

“Don’t chase after the people that hurt you, replace them with people that care.”

“Everyone always wants to know how you can tell when it’s true love, and the answer is this: when the pain doesn’t fade and the scars don’t heal, and it’s too damned late.”

“Forget what hurt you in the past, but never forget what it taught you.”

“I can feel the hurt. There’s something good about it. Mostly it makes me stop remembering.”

“I have learned now that while those who speak about one’s miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more.”

“I still own my heart, which I know because it hurts so much.”

“I think in the end, you would have stayed with me, out of obligation…or maybe comfort. Maybe I was safe to you, and you needed to feel that.”

“If someone really wants to hurt you, they’ll find a way whatever. I don’t want to live my life worrying about it. ”

“If we aren’t capable of being hurt we aren’t capable of feeling joy.”

“If you are still being hurt by an event that happened to you at twelve, it is the thought that is hurting you now.”

“Is it better to have had a good thing and lost it, or never to have had it?”

“It doesn’t hurt to feel sad from time to time.”

“It hurts to have someone in your heart that you can’t have in your arms.”

“It hurts too much so I don’t want to talk about it.”

“It’s a lot easier to be angry at someone than it is to tell them you’re hurt.”

“Just because somebody is strong enough to handle pain doesn’t mean they deserve it.”

“Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus.”

“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”

“Nothing else wounds so deeply and irreparably. Nothing else robs us of hope so much as being unloved by one we love.”

“Pain can be endured and defeated only if it is embraced. Denied or feared, it grows.”

“Pain is always emotional. Fear and depression keep constant company with chronic hurting.”

“Save your skin from the corrosive acids from the mouths of toxic people. Someone who just helped you to speak evil about another person can later help another person to speak evil about you.”

“Sometimes pain and hurt are good things because it means you strived for something in your life.”

“Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.”

“The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.”

“The surest way to hurt yourself is to give up on love, just because it didn’t work out the first time.”

“The truth was, he now belonged only to my past, and it was time I begin to accept it, as much as it hurt to do so.”

“The worst wounds, the deadliest of them, aren’t the ones people see on the outside. They’re the ones that make us bleed internally.”

“There are only so many times that you can utter ‘It does not hurt’ before it begins to hurt even more than the hurt. You become enlightened of the feeling of feeling hurt, which is worse, I am certain, than the existent hurt.”

“There were things I wanted to tell him. But I knew they would hurt him. So I buried them, and let them hurt me. ”

“There will always be someone willing to hurt you, put you down, gossip about you, belittle your accomplishments and judge your soul.”

“We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.”

“When someone stabs you it’s not your fault that you feel pain.”

“When you hold a grudge, you want someone else’s sorrow to reflect your level of hurt but the two rarely meet.”

One of the easiest ways to get rid of pain in your life is to let go.

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