Being Hurt Sayings and Quotes

Experiencing pain is part of being human. From scraped knees to our first heartbreak, being hurt is unpleasant, but unavoidable. We heal, move on and push through the pain. Gather your inner strength with the collection of wise and inspiration quotes below on being hurt.

If we aren't capable of being hurt we aren't capable of feeling joy.

Madeleine L'Engle

When a girl gives up, it's not because she doesn't love you. But she's tired of getting hurt and feels like you'll never care.

Justice Cabral

Pain is always emotional. Fear and depression keep constant company with chronic hurting.

Siri Hustvedt

We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.


Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love

Leo Buscaglia

When you can't remember why you're hurt, that's when you're healed.

Jane Fonda

Being hurt is something you can't stop from happening, but being miserable is always your choice.      


Dont chase after the people that hurt you, replace them with people that care.

Kaoru Shinmon

Sometimes even stuff you expect to happen can still hurt.

Jennifer Brown

Some people use their own hurt as an excuse for hurting others

Roland Merullo

No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.

George Jean Nathan

Sometimes pain and hurt are good things because it means you strived for something in your life.

Kathryn Perez

Pain can be endured and defeated only if it is embraced. Denied or feared, it grows.

Dean Koontz

Wounds make better lessons than lectures.

Brian Herbert

If you are still being hurt by an event that happened to you at twelve, it is the thought that is hurting you now.

James Hillman

I have never been hurt by anything I didn't say.

Calvin Coolidge

No matter how beautiful a lie is, in the end it hurts even more than the truth would have done.

Terry Mark

It hurts too much so I don't want to talk about it.      

Alex Flinn

Being hurt personally triggered a curiosity about how such beliefs are formed.

Philip Zimbardo