Cutting Yourself Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old cutting yourself quotes, cutting yourself sayings, and cutting yourself proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

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

Albert Borris

Hush little baby, Dont you cry, Dont cut your arms, Dont say goodbye. Put down that razor, Put down that light, It maybe hard but, You'll win this fight.

Emily Giffin

Here in the bathroom with me are razor blades. Here is iodine to drink. Here are sleeping pills to swallow. You have a choice. Live or die. Every breath is a choice. Every minute is a choice. To be or not to be. Every time you dont throw yourself down the stairs, thats a choice. Every time you dont crash your car, you reenlist.

Chuck Palahniuk

Hurting yourself will never make the pain go away. And hurting others will never make you happy.

Francine Chiar

No one should feel so low, to the point where they feel like they need to use suicide as a way out.

Samantha Slade

She cuts herself. Never too deep, never enough to die. But enough to feel the pain. Enough to feel the scream inside.

unknown

Have you ever felt the need to slit your wrist, let all feelings of guilt and depression bleed out, then sew yourself up to be happy again?

unknown

Real cutters don't cut for attention or for the pain, real cutters cut for the satisfaction of being in control something.     

unknown

... [P]ain generated or sustained by the mind needs the body mainly in order to give suffering a location.

David Morris

An unknown alphabet suggests itself with each new string of crimson beads. Her own personal language. Come to save her.     

Charles Gatewood

The day I'd first cut myself, a switch in my head had been flicked. Instead of feeling horror, I felt nothing, and although I no longer wanted to hurt myself, my episodes of self-harm still felt normal for me in a way. I'd sometimes forget it still shocked other people.

Ditto

That paradox would begin to run my life: to know that what you are doing is hurting you, maybe killing you, and to be afraid of that fact but to cling to the idea that this will save you, it will, in the end, make things okay.

Marya Hornbacher

This time the skin separates and she blinks her way back into the universe, watches the valley fold open, the blood seaming up along the cut and pressing out, blue to red in the air of this world, and as usual the pain springs her into the here and now.     

Martha O'Connor

I may not be in control of anything else, but I am in control of my body.

Karen Carpenter

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

I like the cuts-they comfort me-I can't lie.     

Emma Forrest

She can paint a pretty picture but this story has a twist. The paintbrush is a razor and the canvas is her wrist.

Amy Efaw

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.

Caitlin Moran

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

Leila Sales

Cutting myself was something beyond despair, something very extreme. It's about trying to get to something. The physical act is a metaphor of trying to access something that is frozen. Something between who you were and since the depression who you've moved to and there's this thick layer of ice and you can't get to yourself.

Nick Johnston

These are the screams within. These these are the life streams bleeding from skin.

Patrick Jones

We have all made attempts to take our lives, or to tell without words, some with a knife or a razor dividing the flesh, making the invisible somehow visible making themselves, and all they've been through, disappear.     

Linda Katherine

I don't want to die without any scars.

Chuck Palahniuk

She cuts herself never too deep, never enough to die. But enough to feel the pain. Enough to feel the scream inside.

unknown

Never let a cold lifeless piece of metal take away from your beautiful existence.     

unknown

You are beautiful. And you're worth more than harming yourself.

Demi Lovato

Therapy is about every kids nightmare when people are telling you that you need to get help but all you really want is a hug.     

Alex Gaskarth

It's more important to keep yourself alive, there's nothing worth ever hurting yourself over.

Gerard Way

How stubborn are the scars, when they won't fade away, or just a gentle reminder that now are better days.

A Prophecy

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