115 Damage Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of damage quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about brain damage.

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Top 10 Damage Quotes (BEST)

  1. All family life is organized around the most damaged person in it. — Sigmund Freud
  2. When I ran I was a first candidate to talk about how immigration was going be so damaging to the American people. When I first ran I talked about affirmative-action. — David Duke
  3. The most damaging phrase in the language is: 'It's always been done that way.' — Grace Hopper
  4. Art is restoration: the idea is to repair the damages that are inflicted in life, to make something that is fragmented - which is what fear and anxiety do to a person - into something whole. — Louise Bourgeois
  5. The damage done in one year can sometimes take ten or twenty years to repair. — Chinua Achebe
  6. If the black box flight recorder is never damaged during a plane crash, why isn’t the whole airplane made out of that stuff? — George Carlin
  7. Truth never damages a cause that is just. — Mahatma Gandhi
  8. I have a high art, I hurt with cruelty those who would damage me. — Archilochus
  9. Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike. — J. K. Rowling
  10. History repeats itself, but in such cunning disguise that we never detect the resemblance until the damage is done. — Sydney J. Harris

The Most Famous Damage Quotes

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The injuries we do and the injuries we suffer are seldom weighed on the same scales. — Aesop

There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with. — Harry Crews

The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales. — Aesop

Churches are not museums that display perfect people. They are hospitals where the wounded, hurt, injured and broken find healing. — Nicky Gumbel

You can measure the happiness of a marriage by the number of scars that each partner carries on their tongues, earned from years of biting back angry words. — Elizabeth Gilbert

Whatever your situation, God wants to heal you, strengthen you, and lead you to a place where you can enjoy life again. — Joyce Meyer

Time doesn’t, as advertised, heal all wounds. Although the wrenching immediacy of grief eventually passed, the settled sorrow that replaced it might in its own way be even more intense. — Dean Koontz

It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.' I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone. — Rose Kennedy

Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us. — David Richo

There is nothing abstract about pain. It is specific, it is real, and, when it is intense, it is world destroying. — Albert Camus

Emotional Damage Quotes

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Most people tend to think the best of those who are blessed with beauty; we have difficulty imagining that physical perfection can conceal twisted emotions or a damaged mind. — Dean Koontz

We must become acquainted with our emotional household: we must see our feelings as they actually are, not as we assume they are. This breaks their hypnotic and damaging hold on us. — Vernon Howard

The professional must learn to be moved and touched emotionally, yet at the same time stand back objectively: I've seen a lot of damage done by tea and sympathy. — Anthony Storr

Damage quote Sometimes holding on does more damage that letting go.
Sometimes holding on does more damage that letting go.

Emotional damage is never easy to measure, but mothers who are alive but psychically absent impose filial burdens which knot their children's feelings in a way biologic orphans are spared. — Eileen Simpson

"Extra effort," in whatever form it takes (mental, physical, emotional), cannot be sustained without eventual damage and diminishing returns. There has to be a very acute awareness on your part as to the level of exertion and the toll it's taking on those you lead. — Bill Walsh

When we hold our thoughts up against God's standards of what is true and what is real, we can recognize and, with His help, learn to release many of our negative emotions, damaging thoughts, and destructive attitudes. — Elizabeth George

Damage quote Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.

I believe an adult must intervene. You really have to. Kids just don't have the emotional maturity to deal with bullying and it can be extremely damaging; it can be life-changing. So I see that as a special thing that people need to be very careful in how they handle bullying. — Megyn Kelly

There really still is a deep wound, you know, in the collective psyche of Pakistan. And the violence has left enormous human and emotional and psychic damage. That's not going to go away. But that said, I think I'm cautiously optimistic that we're looking at a better future. — Mohsin Hamid

Developing emotional intelligence is one way to protect yourself from damaging relationships. Emotional intelligence is a science that has been studied and researched for over a decade. According to the theories, mutual respect and effective communication are key. — Liz Miller

Magneto has a whole lot of complexity to him. Emotionally, he's coming from a very damaged place. I like the ambivalence of it. I want the audience leaving the theater wondering, asking the questions themselves rather than being spoon-fed like a lot of these super-villain characters. — Michael Fassbender

Brain Damage Quotes

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It's very healthy for a young girl to be deterred from promiscuity by fear of contracting a painful, incurable disease, or cervical cancer, or sterility, or the likelihood of giving birth to a dead, blind or brain-damaged baby (even ten years later when she may be happily married). — Phyllis Schlafly

Only the passage of time will we know what long term damage may occur to these children. These vaccines can damage your children. They may damage their brains, their heart, their immune system, and their ability to have children in the future. — Robert W. Malone

Almost everyone today is brain-damaged by our education which is designed to produce docile automatons. — Timothy Leary

Damage quote Living in the past is very damaging to your future.
Living in the past is very damaging to your future.

I'm a hypochondriac. Yesterday it was brain damage from the vodka the night before. Today, heart attack - my arm and chest started hurting at the same time. — Lisa Marie Presley

All we can do now is try to prevent secondary damage by relieving pressure on the brain caused by the initial injury. There is no reparative treatment for traumatic brain injury. — Charlie Cox

Air pollution is terrible for our children. Every single scientist, every single doctor will tell you the same thing: Air pollution damages our children’s brains, their hearts, and their lungs. — Julianne Moore

Damage quote We wouldn't ask why a rose that grew from the concrete for having damaged petals
We wouldn't ask why a rose that grew from the concrete for having damaged petals, in turn, we would celebrate its tenacity, we would all love its will to reach the sun, well, we are the roses, this is the concrete and these are my damaged petals, don't ask me why, thank god, and ask me how.

I don't believe anything I write or say. I regard belief as a form of brain damage, the death of intelligence, the fracture of creativity, the atrophy of imagination. I have opinions but no Belief System (B.S.) — Robert Anton Wilson

I was told I had brain damage. I always knew it was an unfair label. Now I have a clearer understanding of what's wrong and I feel relieved and a bit more relaxed about myself. — Susan Boyle

The miracle drugs (neuroleptics) cause the worst plague of brain damage in medical history. — Peter Breggin

I was slightly brain damaged at birth, and I want people like me to see that they shouldn't let a disability get in the way. I want to raise awareness - I want to turn my disability into ability. — Susan Boyle

Damaged Goods Quotes

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A good summary of investing history is that stocks pay a fortune in the long run, but seek punitive damages when you demand to be paid sooner. — Morgan Housel

You've been told that you're broken. That you're damaged goods ... there is also Post-Traumatic Growth. You come back from war stronger and more sure of who you are. — James Mattis

When a man's life is destroyed or damaged by some wound or privation of soul or body, which is due to other men's actions or negligence, it is not only his sensibility that suffers but also his aspiration toward the good. Therefore there has been sacrilege towards that which is sacred in him. — Simone Weil

You've been told that you're broken, that you're damaged goods and should be labeled victims. I don't buy it. The truth, instead, is that you are the only folks with the skills, determination, and values to ensure American dominance in this chaotic world. — James Mattis

When we realize that words can destroy something good, wonderful, and dear, and that by keeping silent we can avoid causing the least damage or harm, it’s easy to stay silent. — Robert Walser

Trust is a social good to be protected just as much as the air we breathe or the water we drink. When it is damaged, the community as a whole suffers; and when it is destroyed, societies falter and collapse — Sissela Bok

I was also surprised by the alacrity and dedication we devote to the damaging exercise of remembering, which after all brings nothing good and serves only to hinder our normal functioning, like those bags of sand athletes tie around their calves for training. — Juan Gabriel

The Real You isn't damaged goods. The Real You is the light of the universe. — Marianne Williamson

If you have certain problems with your brain but are raised in a good home, you might turn out okay. If your brain is fine and your home is terrible, you might still turn out fine. But if you have mild brain damage and end up with a bad home life, you're tossing the dice for a very unlucky synergy. — David Eagleman

As long as experiencing your optimal level of good stress doesn't damage others, it's hard to objectively define where normal enjoyment of stimulation becomes adrenaline junkiehood. — Robert M. Sapolsky

Damage Control Quotes

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We must speak more clearly about sexuality, contraception, about abortion, about values that control population, because the ecological crisis, in short, is the population crisis. Cut the population by 90% and there aren't enough people left to do a great deal of ecological damage. — Mikhail Gorbachev

Healing doesn't mean the damage never existed. It means the damage no longer controls your life. — Shahrukh Khan

Science is showing us that there are neurological (brain) factors that contribute to self-control and willpower, along with learning and upbringing. And when these brain systems are functioning improperly or become damaged, normal levels of self-control and willpower are impossible. — Russell Barkley

Healing is a different type of pain. It’s the pain of becoming aware of the power of one’s strength and weakness, of one’s capacity to love or do damage to oneself and to others, and of how the most challenging person to control in life is ultimately yourself. — Caroline Myss

I believe in having each device secured and monitoring each device, rather than just monitoring holistically on the network, and then responding in short enough time for damage control. — Kevin Mitnick

When I finally made it to the set, I spent a lot of time doing damage control on The Magic Christian. — Terry Southern

Pornography. . .overtakes lives, causing loss of the Spirit, distorted feelings, deceit, damaged relationships, loss of self-control, and nearly total consumption of time, thought, and energy. — Linda S. Reeves

There is power in controlling something that can do so much damage - in controlling something, period. — Veronica Roth

I understand there's damage control to do on my image, but people are always gonna have their opinion of me no matter what. I understand 100 people may like me and 1,000 people may hate me. That's fine. — Ndamukong Suh

Systems are complex, so controlling an attack and achieving a desired level of damage may be harder than using physical weapons. — Dorothy Denning

Injury Quotes

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Men have called me mad; but the question is not yet settled, whether madness is or is not the loftiest intelligence– whether much that is glorious– whether all that is profound– does not spring from disease of thought– from moods of mind exalted at the expense of the general intellect. — Edgar Allan Poe

It is the individual who is not interested in his fellow men who has the greatest difficulties in life and provides the greatest injury to others. It is fro+m among such individuals that all human failures spring. — Alfred Adler

The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury. — Marcus Aurelius

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Body is not stiff, mind is stiff. — K. Pattabhi Jois

Some kids are so depressed at home and with how people treat them in school that they cut themselves. This happens all over the world - kids who don't want to kill themselves, but nobody understands how much they hurt, so they cut themselves with razor blades. — Chester Bennington

He who does reverence to his own sect, while disparaging the sects of others with intent to enhance the glory of his own sect, by such conduct inflicts the severest injury on his own sect. — Ashoka

If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared. — Niccolo Machiavelli

Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred. — Sivananda

A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury. — John Stuart Mill

Justifying conscription to promote the cause of liberty is one of the most bizarre notions ever conceived by man! Forced servitude, with the risk of death and serious injury as a price to live free, makes no sense. — Ron Paul

People Writing About Damage

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Read quotes by Aesop

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More Damage Quotes

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Damage quote by Jacques Yves Cousteau

Population growth is the primary source of environmental damage. — Jacques Yves Cousteau

I am pleased that I am able to stand here today and say with a pure heart and meaningful heart that I am against the death penalty. There is no purpose that it serves except to further the damage that death has already done. — Mamie Till

The natural world is the larger sacred community to which we belong. To be alienated from this community is to become destitute in all that makes us human. To damage this community is to diminish our own existence. — Thomas Berry

As America is transformed from a 90 percent European American nation, as it was in the 1960s, to one where we will soon be a minority, should we not ask some pertinent questions. Is this racial diversity enriching, or will it be damaging to our social fabric? — David Duke

When I was growing up, all the women in my house were using needles. I've always had a fascination with the needle, the magic power of the needle. The needle is used to repair damage. It's a claim to forgiveness. It is never aggressive, it's not a pin. — Louise Bourgeois

Activism is a way for useless people to feel important, even if the consequences of their activism are counterproductive for those they claim to be helping and damaging to the fabric of society as a whole. — Thomas Sowell

...climate change is accelerating. It threatens our well being, our security, and our economic development. It will lead to uncontrollable risks and dramatic damage if we do not take resolute countermeasures. — Angela Merkel

We have made a terrible mistake! For most of this century we have wrongly defined soul wounds as psychological disorders and delegated their treatment to trained specialists. Damaged psyches aren't the problem. The problem is disconnected souls. What we need is connection. What we need is a healing community. — Larry Crabb

The issue for the Russians from the very beginning has been, 'How do we proceed without killing large numbers of civilians and inflicting a lot of property damage?' And Putin gave very strict orders from the outset that they were to avoid these things. The problem with avoiding it is that it has slowed the progress of the operation to the point where it has given false hope both to the Ukrainians, but I think has been seized on by people in the West to try and convince the world that a defeat is in progress when, in fact, the opposite is the case. So, the war itself at this stage of the game could be decided very, very rapidly—permanently if Putin were to give the order and allow the forces to disregard the concern for civilians and property damage. But he hasn't done that. He has continued to negotiate even though he recognizes that the people sitting across from him really are not in a position to deliver very much. They’re being told what to do, and it's very obvious that Washington wants this to continue as long as possible in the hopes that Russia will be desperately harmed. I just don’t see that happening. — Douglas Macgregor

Pharmaceutical companies and the government are almost fully protected from any damages these products might cause to them. — Robert W. Malone

Any method of negotiation may be fairly judged by three criteria: It should produce a wise agreement if agreement is possible. It should be efficient. And it should improve or at least not damage the relationship between the parties. — William Ury

Coconut’s distinctive medium-chain composition has been shown to offer protection from heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and many other degenerative illnesses, to improve immune function and fat metabolism, and to protect against liver damage from alcohol and other toxins, and deliver anti-inflammatory and immune-supporting properties. — Mark Sisson

This is what I learned at the end of this long and very strange trip through the causes and cures of airway obstruction. That our noses and mouths are not predetermined at birth, childhood, or even in adulthood. We can reverse the clock on much of the damage that’s been done in the past few hundred years by force of will, with nothing more than proper posture, hard chewing, and perhaps some mewing. And with the obstruction out of the way, we can finally get back to breathing. — James Nestor

Replacing your toothbrush once a month can literally save your teeth. Never underestimate the damage that worn-out bristles can do. — Mark Burhenne

I suppose the story of my life is a search for love, but more than that, I have been looking for a way to repair myself from the damages I suffered early on and to define my obligation, if I had any, to myself and my species. — Marlon Brando

Polish person is smart after the damage is done. — Polish Proverbs

(A unified) 'Europe' is the result of plans. It is, in fact, a classic utopian project, a monument to the vanity of intellectuals, a programme whose inevitable destiny is failure: only the scale of the final damage done is in doubt. — Margaret Thatcher

All dogs can become aggressive, but the difference between an aggressive Chihuahua and an aggressive pit bull is that the pit bull can do more damage. That's why it's important to make sure you are a hundred percent ready for the responsibility if you own a 'power' breed, like a pit bull, German shepherd, or Rottweiler. — Cesar Millan

On average, between one in 2,000 and one in 3,000 children that receive these vaccines will be hospitalized in the short term with vaccine-caused damage. — Robert W. Malone

If Russia thinks that Ukraine presents an existential threat to Russia because it is aligning with the United States and its West European allies, this is going to cause an enormous amount of damage to Ukraine. That of course is exactly what’s happening now. — John Mearsheimer

Perhaps the surest test of an individual's integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect. — Thomas S. Monson

I think schools generally do an effective and terribly damaging job of teaching children to be infantile, dependent, intellectually dishonest, passive and disrespectful to their own developmental capacities. — Seymour Papert

One of the most damaging and widespread social beliefs is the idea that most adults are incapable of learning new skills. — Naval Ravikant

The lower or lack of association between red meat intake and mortality in other countries or areas of the world indicates that red meat may contribute to mortality in the United States by providing a high protein content but also because it may contain other factors that contribute to damage. — Valter Longo

Additional fiscal support could be costly, but worth it if it helps avoid long-term economic damage and leaves us with a stronger recovery. — Jerome Powell

Longer and deeper recessions tend to leave behind damage to people’s careers. And that weighs on the economy going forward. — Jerome Powell

Our society needs to understand, respect, care about and offer help to children, provide a favorable environment for them, and oppose and prevent violations of their rights and damage to their physical or mental health. — Xi Jinping

Imperialism has layed its body over the world, the head in Eastern Asia, the heart in the Middle East, its arteries reaching Africa and Latin America. Wherever you strike it, you damage it, and you serve the World Revolution. — Ghassan Kanafani

I am speaking of the life of a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children; who has undertaken to cherish it and do it no damage, not because he is duty-bound, but because he loves the world and loves his children... — Wendell Berry

Besides the great concern over long-term damage to kids, the COVID-19 vaccines make the children acutely ill. Cannot play or participate in school or activities for days. Products should be pulled off the market, not injected into children! — Peter A. McCullough

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