Hurt Feelings Sayings and Quotes

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


To be rejected by someone doesn't mean you should also reject yourself or that you should think of yourself as a lesser person. It doesn't mean that nobody will ever love you anymore. Remember that only ONE person has rejected you at the moment, and it only hurt so much because to you, that person's opinion symbolized the opinion of the whole world, of God.     

Jocelyn Soriano

Love those who hurt you the most, because they are probably the ones closest to you. They, too, are on a path, and just like you they are learning to walk before they can fly. Imagine of everybody you hurt in life turned their backs on you? You would be playing a hell of a lot of solitaire. Love them no matter what.     

Nikki Sixx

The pain started years ago, but I'd lived with it for so long at that point that I'd accepted it as an inevitable part of me.     

Ashley D. Wallis

That's the funny thing about old hurts- they just wait for new heartache to come along and then show up, just as sharp and horrible as the first day you woke up with the world changed all around you.     

Lilith Saintcrow

There are some hurts that you never completely get over. And you think that time will diminish their presence and to a degree it does, but it still hurts because well, hurt hurts.     

Bernajoy Vaal

Sometimes the only logical thing to do when someone you love hurts you, is to disconnect, eject, proceed and Move on.     

Rashida Rowe

The worst feeling is not being lonely. It's when someone makes you feel special, then suddenly leaves you and you have to pretend you don't mind at all.     

Nishan Panwar

We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings.     

Louis Nizer

I always find the worst lies are told in relationships - I learned to never lie about your happiness in order to save someone's feelings from being hurt.     

Kirsten Prout

When being in a relationship hurts you, leave. Don't stay and keep drowning because love isn't suppose to be painful.     

Mielya Saladdin

No one wants to be hurt or played, but you have to go through a few losers before you find someone worth keeping.     

Sonya Parker

A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally.     

Oscar Wilde

It hurts when people walk into your life and make you happy and then walk out and leave you hurting.     

Adrian Rayshawn

There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.     

Washington Irving

When you're dreaming with a broken heart, the waking up is the hardest part. You roll outta bed and down on your knees and for a moment you can hardly breathe.     

John Mayer

Walking on rocks, hurts. Walking on glass, cuts. Walking on hot coals, burns. Walking on someones heart, kills.     

Francisco Garcia

Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.     

Mark Twain

If you want to forget something or someone, never hate it, or never hate him/her. Everything and everyone that you hate is engraved upon your heart; if you want to let go of something, if you want to forget, you cannot hate.     

C. JoyBell C.

The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it     

Nicholas Sparks

I have lost and loved and won and cried myself to the person I am today.     

Charlotte Eriksson

My mind screams 'let go!' but my heart doesn't want to admit defeat and let these feeling show..     

Nicole Hill

I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.     

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Sometimes you can be touched by God, but not healed. Often when this happens, he is using your pain for a greater purpose.     

Shannon L. Alder

This is not Tolstoy. I don't want to know what critics and professors think of what I'm writing. It might hurt my feelings.     

Lisa Kleypas

..For He does not enjoy hurting people or causing them sorrow..     

Lamentations 3:31:33

But if I speak, my pain is not relieved, and if I refrain from speaking- how much of it goes away?     

JOB 16:6

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.     

Psalm 34:18

Do not let your hearts be troubled.     

John 14

Hurt no living thing: Ladybird, nor butterfly, Nor moth with dusty wing,     

Christina Georgina Rossetti