When I was a child, my mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you'll be a general. if you become a monk you'll end up as the pope.' Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.
— Pablo Picasso

The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
Maureen Duffy wound quote

Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.
— Marianne Williamson

Give yourself entirely to those around you. Be generous with your blessings. A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.
— Steve Maraboli

He jests at scars that never felt a wound.
— William Shakespeare