97+ 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

We made a decision back in December. We all wish we could make this decision today on your whole team because maybe some other positions would change also. Ryan has come back from his injury and has performed very well, but we’re very comfortable with the three guys we’ve named and we’re going to roll with them. — Don Waddell

The promise of any artwork is that it can hold us – viewer and maker – in a conflicted or contestable space, without real-world injury or loss. — Kara Walker

But the equipment to protect the players hasn’t developed along with that, so now you have more players out with worse injuries, for longer periods of time. — Leigh Steinberg

I found the best way is to use Chiropractors, not only after injury, but also before injury. — Arnold Schwarzenegger

Big government is indeed big, and like another big creature, the sauropod dinosaur, government has a primitive nervous system: The fact of an injury to the tail could take nearly a minute to be communicated to the sauropod brain. — George Will

The more injuries you get, the smarter you get. — Mikhail Baryshnikov

What we like about Radek is that he can be a solid No. 3 centre for us and if we run into injury problems, then he is the kind of guy who can move up to the No. 1 or No. 2 position with no problem, — Claude Julien

I’m here. I’m not going anywhere. No matter what the injury – unless it’s completely debilitating – I’m going to be the same player I’ve always been. I’ll figure it out. I’ll make some tweaks, some changes, but I’m still coming. — Kobe Bryant

I never struggled with injury problems because of my preparation – in particular my stretching. — Edwin Moses

Should those whose actions lead to the death or injury of a child get a free pass? — Frank Lautenberg

People ask me if I ever thought of writing a children’s book. I say, ‘If I had a serious brain injury I might well write a children’s book’, but otherwise the idea of being conscious of who you’re directing the story to is anathema to me, because, in my view, fiction is freedom and any restraints on that are intolerable. — Martin Amis

I was a semi-professional gymnast as a child. I did rhythmic gymnastics, but I sustained an injury and strained all the muscles in my spine. — Gwendoline Christie

Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred. — Swami Sivananda

When you come back from injuries like this the actual injury is fine – it’s just nagging soreness coming back. I’m feeling good and close to 100 percent. If we feel that I’m ready, I’m going to go and give as much as I can. Hopefully that’s the case. — Chris Albright

With the injury situation as it is, we will continue to have hard games. — Takeshi Okada

Where there is injury let me sow pardon. — Francis of Assisi

Mixed Martial Arts is a dangerous practice that could result in injuries and loss of life. — Akshay Kumar

We’re an injury away from being mediocre or bad. — Tim Zasada

As an athlete, I understood the value of my health insurance. I knew that in my profession, injuries were common and could happen at any time. — Magic Johnson

We did everything we could, and Brian wanted to do everything also, to get as much information as we could. There was a glimmer of hope that we could put it in a cast and possibly get him back in four to six weeks. But at the end of all the research, this is an injury that’s going to cause him to miss the rest of the season. — Jon Gruden

We’ve been hit by the injury bug quite often this year, and it’s kind of slowed us down a little bit. We still have a good record (15-11). . . We just have to persevere through it. We have enough talent to still win. — Michael Redd

If I or my soldiers have plundered or done injury to the houses or ministers of religion, I repent me of my sin; but it is not of Edward of England I shall ask pardon. — William Wallace

From the age of three to 15, I wanted to be a ballerina and trained really, really hard. Then I had that classic movie story moment, where I had an injury and had to give up my dream. — Kiesza

This suggests that while certain genetic factors place an individual at risk of developing pulmonary fibrosis, lung injury substantially contributes to the disease. That finding raises the possibility that an intrinsic inability to repair injured lung tissue may be the fundamental biologic defect that ultimately results in fibrosis and lung collapse. — Mark Steele

Nobody really wants to hear about anybody else’s injuries. Or how your back feels. Whose back doesn’t hurt? — Peyton Manning

Vets do what doctors used to – diagnose the injury or the condition, patch it up as best they can and remind you that these things happen and that in life we are also in the midst of death. — Jane Smiley

We really don’t know at this stage how serious the injury is, but I doubt he will be available for the tour of Sri Lanka next month. — Saleem Altaf

When I look at that, I don’t see that. Did he miss some throws that he should have made? Sure, and I’m sure he will tell you that as well. I don’t see where that injury is doing something specifically to his throwing mechanics. I wish I could tell you I saw that. — Brad Childress

Excess of grief for the dead is madness; for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not. — Xenophon

We ran into a bit of injury trouble at the beginning, the first half, and we kind of struggled to make it to Christmas. But we knew coming back from Christmas break that we’d have a stronger team and we’d have a couple of guys coming in that would help our lineup. — Corey MacDonald

To kill a human being is, after all, the least injury you can do him. — Henry James

U.S. meat and poultry employers put workers at predictable risk of serious physical injury even though the means to avoid such injury are known and feasible, … In doing so, they violate the right of workers to a safe place of employment. — Jamie Fellner

Ireland and its people have much to be proud of. Yet every land and its people have moments of shame. Dealing with the failures of our past, as a country, as a Church, or as an individual is never easy. Our struggle to heal the wounds of decades of violence, injury and painful memory in Northern Ireland are more than ample evidence of this. — Sean Brady

What this group has managed to do is not let anything get in the way of their goals in qualifying and winning games. We miss a player due to an injury or a suspension, they don’t blink an eye, they just move forward. If they’re in games where the officiating may be a little bit questionable, it doesn’t bother them. They just keep their concentration and get after the task at hand. — Bruce Arena

Do we exert our own liberties without injury to others – we exert them justly; do we exert them at the expense of others – unjustly. And, in thus doing, we step from the sure platform of liberty upon the uncertain threshold of tyranny. — Frances Wright

We’re going to respond to the Gulf within 72 hours. After a disaster, if you can get people rescued within 72 hours; they are far better off as far as getting them rescued without additional injury or illness or loss of life. — John Metcalf

I don’t think I have the mileage on me to really complain of any injuries yet. — Shannon Miller

We had been holding our breath that Butch would come through but the knee injury just keeps recurring. We have to plan accordingly. — Dick Muir

I once met a man who had forgiven an injury. I hope some day to meet the man who has forgiven an insult. — Charles Buxton

The history of mankind is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations on the part of man toward woman. — Elizabeth Cady Stanton

With this kind of injury you have to be patient and wait, … What we weren’t able to do was give him a good rest because of his fitness test before the final Test. We will have a better idea at the end of next week. There is no definitive on whether to operate or not, it is not as simple as that. It is a pain thing and some people can get through better than others. — Peter Gregory

According to the law of nature it is only fair that no one should become richer through damages and injuries suffered by another. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

The adrenaline gets pumping and you just got to forget about [injuries] and play. — Baron Davis

I’ve had so many injuries in my life that it’s ridiculous. — Bear Grylls

I’m one injury away from hanging up the racket at any time. — Lleyton Hewitt

Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it. — Lucius Annaeus Seneca

With the injury he had, the biggest hurdle is everything. It’s an injury to his core, which controls everything: getting out of bed, getting in and out of the car, getting up and down, hitting, fielding, throwing. — Dusty Baker

I lift heavy weights and sprint, but I am so bad at it that I develop severe injuries. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb

I give everything I have every time I take the ball. With that, I also know that there will always be a risk of injury when playing this game that I love. — Masahiro Tanaka

I’ve played shows with injuries before but unfortunately cannot overcome having no voice. — Eric Church

My goals are to hit .300, score 100 runs, and stay injury-prone. — Mickey Rivers

I’ve got no hamstring in the middle. I’m basically running on two hamstrings on my right leg and three on the other. That injury has probably changed my whole career. I’ve been compromised from the age of 19. — Michael Owen

Injuries obviously change the way you approach the game. — Brett Favre

I want to avoid injuries by running only road. — Haile Gebrselassie

Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all. — Thomas Fuller

I’ve sustained a meniscus injury, shortly after that I sustained an ACL injury so really just going through that and going through some personal issues, personal problems within myself. — Terrell Owens

Whenever you come back from an injury like that, it takes time to get your rhythm back. The only thing I tell Caron is, ‘Keep taking open shots. Don’t turn down shots.’ Sometimes he has a tendency to do that, to put his head down. I hate when he does that. He needs to keep shooting. — Eddie Jones

Ministers regularly meet soldiers that have returned from operational tours to hear about their experiences, including those who have recovered from their injuries. — Geoff Hoon

There is no ghost so difficult to lay as the ghost of an injury. — Alexander Smith

With this injury and the things I have to do at my position, my groin can’t have (problems), because I’m turning and running, turning my hips all the time. I can’t really go out there at 50 percent. — Darrent Williams

This week I was proud to join with my colleagues to help pass two important, common-sense pieces of legislation that will limit the frivolous lawsuits by trial attorneys and personal injury lawyers that clog our courts and hurt our small businesses. — Bob Ney

Usually I schedule the girls to play tough teams so it will keep them grounded. This year nature is taking care of that for me. Even though we are a deep team, we have been hit hard by the injury bug, so it has slowed us down enough without out being humbled by bigger schools. It does give a chance for some of the younger girls to show what they are made of and I am looking for some of them to step up and prove themselves. — Lee Grisham

We’re expecting a lot of good things from Jenny this season. Unfortunately, with the injury to Marianne, we’ll be asking everyone on the team to step up and give us that little extra effort. — Sarah McCabe

I came back from my ACL injury and won MVP. So, what’s a groin? What’s an adductor? That’s how I look at things. I feel like if you just continue to take care of your body, working out, making sure you’re in shape and you stay on top of your game, you can play as long as you want. — Adrian Peterson

To oblige a friend by inflicting an injury on his enemy is often more easy than to confer a benefit on the friend himself. — Anthony Trollope

Think about what caused the injury and how it can be prevented next time; that way, you will become a smarter athlete and less likely to repeat the same mistakes. — Kevin R. Stone

You have injuries that bother you when you’re not playing. When that horn blows, you don’t feel it. — Karl Malone

What we’re most worried about is brain recovery. Anybody who suffers anoxic brain injury — inadequate oxygen to the brain — can develop a longtime disability. — J. M. Roberts

The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales. — Aesop

In the 1960s, if you were a blue collar worker or uneducated, and you had an injury on the job, the company basically dismissed you. — Howard Schultz

It seems to me that unless you or someone very close to you has had a bad head injury, you really can’t fathom it. You have no concept of what it is all about. It was so difficult for my whole family, not just me. — Barbara Mandrell

I’ve had one very bad ankle injury but otherwise I’ve been incredibly lucky with my fitness. I’ve worked hard at it and I’ve always been fit even compared to other players. That sustains you through various parts of your career, but I am 36. — Graeme Le Saux

We can all agree that no American should lose their life savings or their home because of illness or injury and that the rising cost of health care severely burdens individuals, families and businesses. — Judd Gregg

Everyone gets hurt, but I’ve probably had the most injuries. — Johnny Knoxville

Watching him walk today after seeing his injury really moved me. — Luciano Spalletti

I get Tweets every day from people telling me that ‘Hey, I’m going to overcome my injury or my illness. Cancer. Different diseases. I can beat it because Adrian Peterson showed me the determination and the willpower to be able to prosper and get through adversity whenever it comes.’ — Adrian Peterson

The brain heals the past like an injury … — Arthur Miller

Though large herds of deer do much harm to the neighbourhood, yet the injury to the morals of the people is of more moment than the loss of their crops. — Gilbert White

Everyone suffers wrongs for which there is no remedy — E. W. Howe

Unless there is an injury somewhere along the line, our starting lineup will be set. Guys will settle in and not feel the pressure of having to get a hit to stay in the lineup the next day. We’ve been communicating all along, but there’s still that edge of, ‘Hey, I gotta get a couple hits here or I’m not going to play.’ And it’s not like that. We just said, ‘Everybody win jobs,’ and that’s what they did. — Robby Wine

When you have an injury in your forearm, it affects the command of your pitches. I would yank pitches down away, or they were staying up. I’d go to accelerate, but everything would come forward except the ball. The ball was staying behind. When you have an inconsistent release point like that, it’s impossible to throw a changeup. — Phil Humber

The power is in the balance: we are our injuries, as much as we are our successes. — Barbara Kingsolver

We’re facing a challenge right now, injury wise. — Denny Green

My injury, I told myself to deal with it, and bounce back stronger. I think I have. — Djibril Cisse

What a comeback for Michelle! For her to win this race after her injury is a testament to her work ethic and her talent. — Tom Busta

The worst injury I ever had was a stress fracture from running. — Grete Waitz

What makes spinal-cord injuries as devastating as they are is that everything about them plays out in absolutes: they are instantaneous, utterly disabling and horribly permanent. — Jeffrey Kluger

Oh, gosh, okay… well, my biggest injury was probably a bone chip in my ankle that required surgery. — Trish Stratus

We set out to find whether these cells would be able to respond to the injury in an appropriate and beneficial way on their own, … We were excited to find that the cells responded to the damage by making appropriate new cells that could assist in repair. This study supports the possibility that formation of new myelin and new neurons may contribute to recovery. — Brian Cummings

I lost a dear friend of mine from a rugby injury at 26. We don’t usually deal with mortality at that early age and it’s given me an appreciation of time, of trying to fit everything in. — Matthew Rhys

I did enjoy football, but the injury factor for me, you know, I had so many issues. I don’t know how long my career would’ve been. — Barry Larkin

I had post-traumatic amnesia, five-second memory, it happens as a result of brain injury. — Richard Hammond

I have had shoulder injuries in the past, but usually it’s from training. — Warren Cuccurullo

With the injury to the quarterback, he becomes even more important. I’m anticipating them to come out — especially with the success they had last year with the two 100-yard backs on us — to focus on getting him the ball early. — Scott White

We’re going to keep him out this week, then hopefully get him back as quick as we can, … This is not a season-ending injury by any means. — Jack Rio

It is always easier to requite an injury than a service: gratitude is a burden, but revenge is found to pay. — Tacitus

In the past I’ve had a bad injury, and then struggled when I’ve got back because I’ve been unfit. — Jamie Redknapp

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