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.

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.

Give yourself entirely to those around you.

Be generous with your blessings. A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.

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He jests at scars that never felt a wound.

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.

Wound image quote by Buddha

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

The history of a soldier's wound beguiles the pain of it.

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.

Laws and institutions, like clocks, must occasionally be cleaned, wound up, and set to true time.

Search not a wound too deep lest thou make a new one.

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.

A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever.

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Deep in your wounds are seeds, waiting to grow beautiful flowers.

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Hearts Live By Being Wounded

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.

Literary experience heals the wound, without undermining the privilege, of individuality.

Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger;

it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast, or murder thy friend.

We wound our modesty and make foul the clearness of our deservings, when of ourselves we publish them.

The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requires to be constantly wound up.

Wound image 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. Bet it is never gone.

A reading machine, always wound up and going, he mastered whatever was not worth the knowing.

The circle of the return to birth can only remain open, but this is a chance, a sign of life, and a wound.

We cannot assume the injustice of any actions which only create offense, and especially as regards religion and morals. He who utters or does anything to wound the conscience and moral sense of others, may indeed act immorally; but, so long as he is not guilty of being importunate, he violates no right.

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast;

a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.

The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced.

Every other wound we seek to heal -- every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open -- this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude.

Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.

Wound image quote by Steve Maraboli

A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.

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.

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.

We need very strong ears to hear ourselves judged frankly, and because there are few who can endure frank criticism without being stung by it, those who venture to criticize us perform a remarkable act of friendship, for to undertake to wound or offend a man for his own good is to have a healthy love for him.

By faithfulness we are collected and wound up into unity within ourselves, whereas we had been scattered abroad in multiplicity.

With memory set smarting like a reopened wound, a man's past is not simply a dead history, an outworn preparation of the present: it is not a repented error shaken loose from the life: it is a still quivering part of himself, bringing shudders and bitter flavors and the tinglings of a merited shame.

So they united, and the Communist revolution took the chain from their legs and wound it around their necks.

Wound image quote by Rumi

The wound is the place the light enters you.

Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering teach the rest to sneer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend.

How deep a wound to morals and social purity has that accursed article of the celibacy of the clergy been! Even the best and most enlightened men in Romanist countries attach a notion of impurity to the marriage of a clergyman. And can such a feeling be without its effect on the estimation of the wedded life in general? Impossible! and the morals of both sexes in Spain, Italy, France, and. prove it abundantly.

Before the tongue can speak, it must have lost the power to wound.

No matter what ailed you, you went to see the barber surgeon who wound up cupping you, bleeding you, purging you. And, oh yes, if you wanted, he would give you a haircut and pull your tooth while he was at it.

My instruments come from the heart of modern Europe, yes.

However, what can wound us, and our reaction to those wounds - they are universal.

As liberty and intelligence have increased the people have more and more revolted against the theological dogmas that contradict common sense and wound the tenderest sensibilities of the soul.

My best friend growing up really put the bug in my ear about acting.

We created this one hour-and-a-half improv play when we were 10 or 11 and performed it at the library. We just played off each other so well and had the best time doing it and the funniest part was, we wound up having packed houses, other people loved it too.

I started getting into Internet technologies and computers.

I wasn't especially interested in being a musician, but I wound up finding my way back to being interested in music through computers.

My parents came from Russia and suddenly they wound up in Boston, Massachusetts, Brookline, Massachusetts and they felt the sun rose and set on Franklin Delano Roosevelt's backside because he meant so much to them. This was freedom. This was something totally different from the Russia they had left.

I thought I was the coolest kid in the world, so I wound up being the coolest kid in the world.

No one recovers from the disease of being born, a deadly wound if there ever was one.

In a neighborhood, as in life, a clean bandage is much, much better than a raw or festering wound.

So you wound up with Apollo. If he's sometimes hard to swallow. Use this.

The office of drama is to exercise, possibly to exhaust, human emotions.

The purpose of comedy is to tickle those emotions into an expression of light relief; of tragedy, to wound them and bring the relief of tears. Disgust and terror are the other points of the compass.

O! many a shaft, at random sent, Finds mark the archer little meant! And many a word, at random spoken, May soothe or wound a heart that's broken!

How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?

Never wound a snake; kill it.

Everyone has a breaking point, turning point, stress point, the game is permeated with it. The fans don't see it because we make it look so efficient. But internally, for a guy to be successful, you have to be like a clock spring, wound but not loose at the same time.

In reality, it si more fruitful to wound than to kill.

While the dead man lies still, counting only one man less, the wounded man is a progressive drain upon his side.

The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced.

Every other wound we seek to heal - every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open - this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude.