87+ Best Injury Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational injury quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

Famous Injury Quotes

This pain is comfort. It is the solace of physicality, like a touch. Johnny Rich

Men have called me mad; but the question is not yet settled, whether madness is or is not the loftiest intelligence, whether much that is glorious, whether all that is profound does not spring from disease of thought from moods of mind exalted at the expense of the general intellect. Edgar Allan Poe

Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it. J.K. Rowling

When a deep injury is done to us, we never heal until we forgive. Nelson Mandela

Stars are the scars of the universe. Ricky Maye

An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult. Lord Chesterfield

The scars you can’t see are the ones that hurt the most. Michelle Hodkin

Some kids are so depressed at home and with how people treat them in school that they cut themselves. This happens all over the world to kids who don’t want to kill themselves, but nobody understands how much they hurt, so they cut themselves with razor blades. Chester Bennington

In all of your living, don’t forget to live. Ricky Maye

He who does reverence to his own sect, while disparaging the sects of others with intent to enhance the glory of his own sect, by such conduct inflicts the severest injury on his own sect. Ashoka

Throughout it all, you are still, always, you: beautiful and bruised, known and unknowable. Leila Sales

If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared. Niccolo Machiavelli

 Your scars are battle wounds, but you don’t see them that way. Yet. Tammara Webber

Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred. Sivananda

The wound is the place where the Light enters you. Rumi

A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury. John Stuart Mill

Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on. Henry Rollins

Justifying conscription to promote the cause of liberty is one of the most bizarre notions ever conceived by man! Forced servitude, with the risk of death and serious injury as a price to live free, makes no sense. Ron Paul

Scars don’t matter, little one. They are the marks of the battles we have won. Helen Dunmore

If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals. Albert Einstein

Self harm  the world will come at you with knives anyway. You do not need to beat them to it. Caitlin Moran

I would never want to live partially, suffering from illness or injury. If I ever happen to have an accident that eventually costs my life, I hope it happens in one instant. Ayrton Senna

People say things meant to rip you in half but you hold the power to not turn their words into a knife and cut yourself. Rupi Kaur

It is a doctrine similar to the oldest and of the newest philosophy, that man is one, and that you cannot injure any member, without a sympathetic injury to all the members. Ralph Waldo Emerson

My hand no longer trembled out of fear, but out of anticipation. I knew I was addicted to the rush it provided, to the release it provided from the emotional mess I had become, but I didn’t care. It wasn’t drugs. It was just a few cuts on my arm. S.M. Koz

I always said that if there ever was a point where the risk was more than minimal, I would stop playing. Pat LaFontaine

That’s when I wanted to cut. I cut to quiet the cacophony. I cut to end this abstracted agony, to reel myself back to one present and physical whole, whose blood was the proof of her tangibility. Caroline Kettlewell

We love the land of our nativity, only as we love all other lands. The interests, rights, and liberties of American citizens are no more dear to us than are those of the whole human race. Hence we can allow no appeal to patriotism, to avenge any national insult or injury. William Lloyd Garrison

Hush little baby, Don’t you cry, Don’t cut your arms, Don’t say goodbye. Put down that razor, Put down that light, It may be hard but, You’ll win this fight. Emily Giffin

Where the heart is full of kindness which seeks no injury to another, either in act or thought or wish, this full love creates an atmosphere of harmony, whose benign power touches with healing all who come within its influence. Peace in the heart radiates peace to other hearts, even more surely than contention breeds contention. Patanjali

 it’s remembering what it’s like to cut and cut hard. The way you have to dig the glass in, deeply, right away, to break the skin and then drag, and drag fiercely, to make a river worth drowning in. Kathleen Glasgow

Never producing pain by thought, word, and deed, in any living being, is what is called Ahimsâ, non injury. Swami Vivekananda

Night after night I inflict abuse on myself, even drawing blood. It’s strangely calming. I know the pain will stop whenever I want. I was the one who decided when it should start; I will be the one to decide when it stops. However much it hurts, I draw some comfort from the idea that I’m in control. Maude Julien

Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one’s self esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self importance, learn so easily. Thomas Szasz

I am so angry all the time, and so sad, and it screams inside me and never stops. Cutting is the only thing that eases me. Zoë Marriott

The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. Thomas Jefferson

When you have a persistent sense of heartbreak and gut-wrench, the physical sensations become intolerable and we will do anything to make those feelings disappear. And that is really the origin of what happens in human pathology. People take drugs to make it disappear, and they cut themselves to make it disappear, and they starve themselves to make it disappear, and they have sex with anyone who comes along to make it disappear and once you have these horrible sensations in your body, you’ll do anything to make it go away. Bessel A. van der Kolk

Quarreling over food and drink, having neither scruples nor shame, not knowing right from wrong, not trying to avoid death or injury, not fearful of greater strength or of greater numbers, greedily aware only of food and drink – such is the bravery of the dog and boar. Xunzi

I can feel the hurt. There’s something good about it. Mostly it makes me stop remembering. Albert Boris

Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Many of our inner conflicts are rooted in hate. This is why the psychiatrists say, Love or perish. Hate is too great a burden to bear. Martin Luther King, Jr.

She felt so much emotion, she would say, that a physical outlet of physical pain  was the only way to make her internal pain go away. It was the only way she could control it. Richelle Mead

Men are more ready to repay an injury than a benefit, because gratitude is a burden and revenge a pleasure.

I no longer have any fear of pain because I’m the one inflicting it and can decide when it stops. Maude Julien

It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears. Louis D. Brandeis

Unspeakable feelings need to find expression in words. However verbalization of very intense feelings may be a difficult task. James A. Chu

The two most prevalent brain injuries, stroke and trauma  affect more than 2.2 million Americans, and these numbers are expected to grow. Allyson Schwartz

Other times, I look at my scars and see something else: a girl who was trying to cope with something horrible that she should never have had to live through at all. My scars show pain and suffering, but they also show my will to survive. They’re part of my history that’ll always be there. Cheryl Rainfield

Kelly was a seaman, and his life on the water followed a strict routine, which meant observing all the safety rules that had been written in the blood of less careful men. Author Tom Clancy, Without Remorse

If you want to help people, ask why they are in so much pain that they are driven. There’s that word again to escape from it through ultimately self harming habits or substances. Timothy Ferriss

At the end of the day, the goals are simple: Safety and security. Jodi Rell, former Governor of Connecticut

A pattern of raised crisscrossed scars, some old and white, others more recent in various shades of pink and red. Exposing the stress of the structure underneath its paint. Amy Efaw

It is my sincere wish and hope that the day will come when the protecting arms of Universal Safety will spread out over all industry and reach all the millions of workers who make industry possible.

I moved in front of the medicine cabinet. If I looked in the mirror while I did it, it would be like watching somebody else, in a book or a play. Sylvia Plath

The automobile has brought death, injury and the most inestimable sorrow and deprivation to millions of people

Rehashing thoughts of painful events from the past or imagining negative events of the future is self abuse and can be more destructive than physical harm. Maddy Malhotra

Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.

But the fucked up part is once you start self harming, you can never not be a creepy freak, because your whole body is now a scarred and charred battlefield and nobody likes that on a girl, nobody will love that, and so all of us, everyone, is screwed, inside and out. Wash, rinse, fucking repeat. Kathleen Glasgow

Safety work is today recognized as an economic necessity. It is the study of the right way to do things.

To me, I see scars of courage. Inflicting them gave him the strength to survive the pain that’s plagued him all his life. I’m grateful to every one of them because he’s still here with me. Nicola Haken

They were willing to work all the time; and when people did their best, ought they not be able to keep alive?

The past does not define me, it ignites me. The past is not a piece of me, it has placed me. Ricky Maye

It is my sincere wish and hope that the day will come when the protecting arms of Universal Safety will spread out over all industry and reach all the millions of workers who make industry possible.

Don’t ever forget you are beautiful, although your life, your past and your present situation may be ugly. You are beautiful. Ricky Maye

Nothing is of greater importance than the conservation of human life.

This might surprise you, but one of the best ways to manage your emotions is simply to experience that emotion and let it run its course. Kim L. Gratz

The future of the safety movement is not so much dependent upon the invention of safety devices as on the improvement of methods of educating people to the ideal of caution and safety.

Never feel this bad again. Never come back to this place, where only a knife will do. Live a gentle and kind life. Don’t do things that make you want to hurt yourself. Whatever you do, every day, remember this  then steer away from here. Caitlin Moran

He knows how much I want him here, and a lot of these guys in this locker room I’ve seen have reached out on their own in different ways to making sure that he understands that this is a team that he can help. And we want him to come help.

Stop looking back when your future is ahead of you. Ricky Maye

Take control of your emotions before your emotions take control of you. Scott Dye

It hurts my soul  I lost my job due to injury, and the policy has always been you don’t lose your job because of injury.

I found out by waiting for it to get better. I wrote music instead of going to the blade. Vic Fuentes

The whole community chipped in. They picked everybody up on snowmobiles and tractors and everything for us to get here.

When you feel at sea in an abyss of emotions, reconnecting to the beauty of your soul can be difficult, but it is never impossible. Lorraine Nilon

An injury is not just a process of recovery, it’s a process of discovery. Conor McGregor

And wishes, truly wishes, that she could say the same herself. Because hurting herself would be so much easier. Amy Efaw

There’s no talent here, this is hard work. This is an obsession. Talent does not exist, we are all equal as human beings. You could be anyone if you put in the time. You will reach the top, and that is that. I am not talented, I am obsessed. Conor McGregor

I can’t stop. Shane Koyczan

We’re not just here to take part, we’re here to take over. Conor McGregor

What possesses them, these young girls with a talent for self immolation? Margaret Atwood

Doubt is only removed by action. If you’re not working then that’s when doubt comes in. Conor McGregor

We both knew what it was to hurt our bodies. It’s a strange reason to bond with someone, but I think we both needed to feel understood, and, even though we couldn’t love ourselves, we could love each other. Melissa C. Water

I fear no man. If you breathe oxygen, I do not fear you. Conor McGregor

I was thinking about stabbing myself in the face, not actually considering stabbing myself in the face, but thinking that it would be a physical expression of how I felt. Catherine Lacey

I believe in myself so much that nothing is going to stop me. Conor McGregor

Having a strong urge is like having a child throw a temper tantrum inside you, screaming Hurt yourself! But if you repeatedly ignore the urge’s request and don’t harm yourself, your brain will learn that urges don’t work, just as a child learns that throwing a tantrum won’t work. Kim L. Gratz