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.

I still own my heart, which I know because it hurts so much.     

Emilie Autumn

If someone really wants to hurt you, they'll find a way whatever. I don't want to live my life worrying about it.     

George Michael

It doesn't hurt to feel sad from time to time.     

Willie Nelson

That old saying, how you always hurt the one you love, well, it works both ways.     

Chuck Palahniuk

Sometimes, being hurt too many times, doesn't make you stronger, it destroy who you were, who you wanted to be and makes who you are today.     

Rafael Prado

It's a lot easier to be angry at someone than it is to tell them you're hurt.     

Zakiya Caswell

A torn jacket is soon mended, but hard words bruise the heart of a child.     

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When someone stabs you it's not your fault that you feel pain.     

Louise Penny

Forget what hurt you in the past, but never forget what it taught you.     

Shannon L. Alder

Two barrels of tears will not heal a bruise.     

Chinese Proverb

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

Albert Borris

He who is or has been deeply hurt has a RIGHT to be sure he is LOVED.     

Jean Vanier

If you're in trouble, or hurt or need -- go to the poor people. They're the only ones that'll help -- the only ones.     

John Steinbeck

What hurts us is what heals us.     

Paulo Coelho

As one grows weaker one is less susceptible to suffering. There is less hurt because there is less to hurt.     

Jack London

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