When someone hurts you, your first thought may be to wish you had never met them at all. But remember that even those who've hurt you, came into your life for a reason, and left for a reason. It’s for the best and healing starts with acceptance.— Yasmin Mogahed
Unusual Those Who Hurt You quotations
It hurts because it matters.
You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well.
Forgive those who have hurt you.
It's better to cry than to be angry; because anger hurts others, while tears flow silently through the soul and cleanses the heart.
Appreciate those who love you. Serve those who need you. Forgive those who hurt you. Thank those who help you.
Love those who hurt you the most, because they are probably the ones closest to you. They, too, are on a path, and just like you they are learning to walk before they can fly. Imagine of everybody you hurt in life turned their backs on you? You would be playing a hell of a lot of solitaire. Love them no matter what.
But life isn’t about learning to forgive those who have hurt you or forgetting your past. It’s about learning to forgive yourself for being human and making mistakes.
No matter how much it hurts now, someday you will look back and realize your struggles changed your life for the better.
Forget what hurt you but never forget what it thaught you.
Those who really love you don't mean to hurt you and if they do, you can't see it in their eyes but it hurts them too.
In a contagious world,we learn to keep our distance.
If we get too close to those who are suffering, we might get infected by their pain. It may not be convenient or comfortable. But only when you get close enough to catch their hurt will they be close enough to catch your love.
When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.
I do not hold with those who think it is all right to do whatever you want so long as it doesn't hurt anyone. Who's to be the judge of that?
Anger or bitterness toward those who have hurt you will block your path to higher ground. You can have anger toward people or you can have freedom from people, but you can't have both.
Often the best guys are just those that can suffer longer, who don't give up.
And it's so easy to give up, when you're on a mountain and it's really hurting. We go through a lot physically.
If you love deeply, you're going to get hurt badly. But it's still worth it.
When you haven't forgiven those who've hurt you, you turn back against your future. When you do forgive, you start walking forward.
You're so afraid of being hurt that you attack first.
Only those who really care about you will weather the assault of your verbal attacks and stay. The rest will fall away.
Those who have hurt you in the past cannot continue to hurt you now unless you hold on to the pain through resentment.
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
Besides all this, if you are idle, and take to bad courses, you will hurt those of your brethren who are slaves, and do all in your power to prevent their being free.
Satan gains more ground in the believer's life through unforgiveness than any other thing, so be sure you let go of all offense and pray for those who have hurt you. It may be hard, but it is the best thing you can do for yourself and the kingdom of God. Don't stay angry at anyone today because it will hurt you more than it hurts them.
Suicide is part murder, revenge on those who hurt you, just as murder is part suicide, for a murderer knows he risks losing his life.
Write hard and clear about what hurts.
To begin loving people today, we must close the door on the past.
And that cannot happen without forgiveness! Forgive those who have hurt you - for your sake, not because they deserve it.
You could run from someone you feared, you could try to fight someone you hated.
All my reactions were geared toward those kinds of killers – the monsters, the enemies. When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give your beloved, how could you not give it? If it was someone you truly loved?
If you betray yourself, you are no different from the people who hurt you.
What's the difference between those people who hurt you and what you are doing to yourself?
Stop romanticizing the people who hurt you.
All I can say is if you check my record going back a long time, I have stood with those who are hurting. I have stood with those who have no money.
You have to get hurt. That's how you learn. The strongest people out there, the ones who laugh the hardest with a genuine smile, those are the people who have fought the toughest battles. Because they've decided that they're not going to let anything hold them down, they're showing the world who's boss. One must always be prepared for riotous and endless waves of transformation.
To meet someone who really hurts you is to meet a rare and precious treasure.
Hold that person in high esteem, and make full use of the opportunity to eradicate your defects and make progress on the path. If you cannot yet feel love and compassion for those who treat you badly, it is a sign that your mind has not been fully transformed and that you need to keep working on it with increased application.
If you truly loved yourself, you could never hurt another.
Maybe that's what happens with age, I thought.
All your life you force yourself to forget people who have hurt you, but as you get older and weaker their memory surfaces again, like a bubble in the water. You have to surrender, because you feel to tired to fight it and push it down again. And maybe, unexpectedly, you find out that instead, of revamping your anger, those memories produce an unexpected sweetness.
I'm beginning to believe that Killer Illiteracy ought to rank near heart disease and cancer as one of the leading causes of deathamong Americans. What you don't know can indeed hurt you, and so those who can neither read nor write lead miserable lives, like Richard Wright's character, Bigger Thomas, born dead with no past or future.
The American College of Sports Medicine found that the productivity of people after exercise was an average of 65 percent higher than those who did not exercise. If I have something that's really bothering me, so much that it almost hurts my head to try to sort it out, I always find the solution in a puddle of sweat! Intense exercise is like taking a magic pill that gives you the ability to solve problems like a superhero.
Hurt me with the TRUTH but never comfort me with a LIE!
Strange how it is that men never act crueler than when they're fighting for the sake of an idea. We've been killing since Cain over who stands closer to god. It seems to me that cruelty is just in the way of things. You drive yourself mad if you take it all personal. Those who hurt you don't have the power over you they would like. That's why they do what they do.
I don't think you want to hurt businesses that are making $250,000 or $500,000.
Those are the real people who created the opportunity to put people to work.
Don't ever quit. Never quit. Never show anybody you're hurt. Grin and walk through the cannon smoke. It will drive them up the wall. You always stay true to your own principles. You always believe in your gift. God doesn't make mistakes when he presents someone with a gift like that. It's there for a reason. Tell the naysayers, those who reject you, to drop dead! Who cares?
Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.
To all those broken or hopeless, I have learned this: Be grateful for every single person who was part of your story. The ones that hurt you. The ones that helped you. The ones that came, and the ones that left. They all taught you. Don't think for a moment that any of it was random. There are no oversights with God. Only perfectly crafted chapters in each unique journey.
We’ve all selected the wrong partners, all gotten hurt, and hopefully all moved on wiser for the experience. But there are those who, even in the face of constant disappointment, continue to believe that the intensity of their desire will be rewarded by an eventual jackpot of affection. And if that’s the slot machine you’re playing, friend, you’d better leave the casino ‘cause that one don’t pay out
It was really hurtful to me. I get so much mail from young girls who say, 'I look up to you, you're not as skinny as everyone else, I think you're beautiful.' So when they say that my body is 'ugly' and 'disgusting,' what does that make those girls feel like?
It's not your enemies who are likeliest to hurt you. It is, always, those you trust.
Those you love will not drown or burn.
They will fly away.' ...'Now we both have people we love who are like birds. They have flown far from anything in this world that can hurt them. They're flying away still.