Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
— Marcus Tullius Cicero
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.
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.
A wounded deer leaps the highest.
The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.
It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar.
Be generous with your blessings. A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.
Deep in your wounds are seeds, waiting to grow beautiful flowers.
He jests at scars that never felt a wound.
Truth alone wounds.
The history of a soldier's wound beguiles the pain of it.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
The loss of a friend is like that of a limb;
time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired.
When I was a child, my mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you will become a general. If you become a monk, then you will end up as Pope.' Instead, I became a painter, and wound up as Picasso.
Little enemies and little wounds must not be despised.
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. Bet it is never gone.
Laws and institutions, like clocks, must occasionally be cleaned, wound up, and set to true time.
A smile cures the wounding of a frown.
It's important to see how we can advance in healing wounds.
Deep in your wounds are seeds waiting to grow beautiful flowers.
Search not a wound too deep lest thou make a new one.
Praising an honest person who doesn't deserve it, always wounds them.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well.
A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.
There is always inequality in life. Some men are killed in a war and some men are wounded and some men never leave the country. Life is unfair.
Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love?
When love beckons to you, follow him, Though his ways are hard and steep.
And when his wings enfold you yield to him, Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you.
The wound is the place the light enters you.
A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever.
Hearts Live By Being Wounded
Keep your heart right, even when it is sorely wounded.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend.
It is usually the imagination that is wounded first, rather than the heart;
it being much more sensitive.
War has always been the grand sagacity of every spirit which has grown too inward and too profound; its curative power lies even in the wounds one receives.
If I hadn't become a golfer, I doubt I'd be wealthy, because I don't have the sort of ego that drives a person all day long. I might have wound up driving a tractor.
Where do you find the strength to brave a barrage of enemy fire and to bring your wounded friends to safety at great risk to your own life? Conviction.