quote by Rose Kennedy

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

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Wounds and scars quote Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.
Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.

From every wound there is a scar, and every scar tells a story. A story that says, "I survived."

Some people see scars, and it is wounding they remember.

To me they are proof of the fact that there is healing.

Wounds and scars quote Wrinkles mean you laughed, grey hair means you cared and scars mean you lived!
Wrinkles mean you laughed, grey hair means you cared and scars mean you lived!

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.

Caught like a leaf in the wind Lookin' for a friend Where can you turn Whisper the words of a prayer and you'll find Him there Arms open wide, love in His eyes Jesus - He meets you where you are Jesus - He heals your secret scars All the love you're looking for is Jesus The friend of a wounded heart


This does not mean that you are warmongers.

On the contrary, the soldier above all other people prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war. But always in our ears ring the ominous words of Plato, that wisest of all philosophers: "Only the dead have seen the end of war.

Wounds and scars quote Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever trie
Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.
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When I stand before thee at the day's end, thou shalt see my scars and know that I had my wounds and also my healing.

The scars from mental cruelty can be as deep and long-lasting as wounds from punches or slaps but are often not as obvious. In fact, even among women who have experienced violence from a partner, half or more report that the man's emotional abuse is what is causing them the greatest harm.

Wounds turn into scars and scars make you tough.

Wounds and scars quote It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.' I do not agree. The wounds remain. In
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.

A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh.


Time heals all wounds. But not this one. Not yet.

What deep wounds ever closed without a scar?

Wounds and scars quote The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the dis
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.

My scars remind me that I did indeed survive my deepest wounds.

That in itself is an accomplishment. And they bring to mind something else, too. They remind me that the damage life has inflicted on me has, in many places, left me stronger and more resilient. What hurt me in the past has actually made me better equipped to face the present.

The defects and faults of the mind are like wounds in the body;

after all imaginable care has been taken to heal them up, still there will be a scar left behind, and they are in continual danger of breaking the skin and bursting out again.

The troubles of the young are soon over;

they leave no external mark. If you wound the tree in its youth the bark will quickly cover the gash; but when the tree is very old, peeling the bark off, and looking carefully, you will see the scar there still. All that is buried is not dead.

Wounds and scars quote Never be ashamed of a scar, It simply means you are stronger than whatever tried
Never be ashamed of a scar, It simply means you are stronger than whatever tried yo hurt you
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People say that time heals all wounds, and maybe they're right.

But whit if the wounds don't heal correctly, like when cuts leave behind nasty scars, or when broken bones mend together, but aren't as smooth anymore? Does it mean they're really healed? Or is it that the body did what it could to fix what broke.

Ye living soldiers of the mighty war, Once more from roaring cannon and the drums And bugles blown at morn, the summons comes; Forget the halting limb, each wound and scar: Once more your Captain calls to you; Come to his last review!

What you call flaws are really just scars and wounds accumulated over a lifetime.

Wounds and scars quote Out of suffering have emerged the strangest souls; the most massive characters a
Out of suffering have emerged the strangest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.

My life was hurrying, racing tragically toward its end.

And yet at the same time it was dripping so slowly, so very slowly now, hour by hour, minute by minute. One always has to wait until the sugar melts, the memory dies, the wound scars over, the sun sets, the unhappiness lifts and fades away.

It's funny how, even long after you've accepted the grief of losing someone you love and truly have gotten on with your life, every once in a while something comes up that plays "gotcha," and for a moment or two the scar tissue separates and the wound is raw again.


Love hurts, love scars, love wounds, and mars.

Wounds and scars quote The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.

Age's terms of peace, after the long interlude of war with life, have still to be concluded-Youth must keep decently away-so many old wounds may have to be unbound, and old scars pointed to with pride, to prove to ourselves we have been brave and noble.

A wound in the friendship of young persons, as in the bark of young trees, may be so grown over as to leave no scar. The case is very different in regard to old persons and old timber. The reason of this may be accountable from the decline of the social passions, and the prevalence of spleen, suspicion, and rancor towards the latter part of life.

What deep wounds ever closed without a scar? The hearts bleed longest, and heals but to wear That which disfigures it.

Wounds and scars quote Deep in your wounds are seeds, waiting to grow beautiful flowers.
Deep in your wounds are seeds, waiting to grow beautiful flowers.
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I watched my beautiful sister running .

. . and I knew she was not running away from me or toward me. Like someone who has survived a gut-shot, the wound had been closing, closing - braiding into a scar for eight long years.


The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.

I do believe that we all have these stories inside of us, these scars that we compulsive worry as we do wounds, and that drive for redemption, to change the story or resolve it, governs a lot of what we do in love. We are irresistibly drawn to opportunities to reenact those traumas out of a desire to heal, not to punish ourselves.

Wounds and scars quote Deep in your wounds are seeds waiting to grow beautiful flowers.
Deep in your wounds are seeds waiting to grow beautiful flowers.
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I think we're all wounded, but some of us, when we experience the healing of those wounds, that they scar and scab over.

It's easier to forget the past if nothing ever reminds you of those leathery old scars that can never again feel any loss or pain; the old wounds must be kept open if you are going to remember their cause and regret their occurrence.

Scars are but evidence of life and wounds we choose to allow the healing of.

We may not make the same mistakes again.

Wounds and scars quote A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.
A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.

One learns better than to hand one's choices to fear.

With age, with every wound and scar, one learns.

Tragically, the effort to make America and the world safer and to defend freedom around the world is not without an enormous cost to this Nation in terms primarily of lost lives and those who bear the scars and the wounds of war, and their families who must bear these losses.

What happens when these young men and women come home so scarred and so wounded? We are ignoring that fact. We're just shoving them under the carpet.

Just take Germany and the suffering of Jews during and after the Second World War. It would be legal to ridicule and to laugh at this suffering, but since it was such a trauma on the European conscience, no one is going to do it. It is an open scar, an open wound, an open reality.

Wounds heal and become scars, but scars grow with us.

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