Time Heals Sayings and Quotes

When we’re going through a rough patch or experiencing pain, it’s difficult to feel anything else in the moment. With time, the pain will become easier to manage. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful time heals quotes.

They say that time heals all things, they say you can always forget; but the smiles and the tears across the years they twist my heart strings yet!     

George Orwell

Time heals many wounds but this loss becomes the defining sadness of your life.     

Claire Cook

People say time heals all wounds. Let me tell you, time heals nothing. You can do the wrong thing for 10 years and it doesn't equal the right thing for one day.     

Phil Mcgraw

It has been said, time heals all wounds. I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.     

Rose Kennedy

Forgetting is something time alone takes care of, but forgiveness is an act of volition, and only the sufferer is qualified to make the decision.     

Simon Wiesenthal

Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons. Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves.     

Blaise Pascal

It has been said that time heals all wounds. The truth is that time does not heal anything. It merely passes. it is what we do during the passing of time that helps or hinders the healing process.     

Jay Marshall

If time heals all wounds, then why are there so many ticked off old people walking around.     

Garrison Wynn

One cannot tell when he is going to be healed, so do not try to set an exact time limit. Faith, not time, will determine when the cure will be effected.     

Paramahansa Yogananda

Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.     


Time heals almost everything. But when you are healed, you are too old to enjoy.     

Paulo Coelho

Time heals everything. Time corrects everything. Time is the solution to every problem, I believe. A lot of things can happen with time. All that has to be there is the intention.     

Mehcad Brooks

Time heals all things but one: Time.     

Cynthia Ozick

If time heals all wounds, and a book can hold a person's entire life, then you can speed up the process with a pulp time warp.     

Deb Caletti

Time heals all wounds but it doesn't change who somebody is. Stop going back to pain.     


When I stand before thee at the day's end, thou shalt see my scars and know that I had my wounds and also my healing.     

Rabindranath Tagore

They say time heals all wounds, but that presumes the source of the grief is finite.     

Cassandra Clare

The difference between the truth and a lie is that both of them can hurt, but only one will take the time to heal you afterward.     

Mira Grant

Time heals all wounds. And if it doesn't, you name them something other than wounds and agree to let them stay.     

Emma Forrest

Time discovers truth. Time heals what reason cannot.     

Seneca The Younger

They say that time heals a broken heart, but time has stood still since we've been apart.     

Don Gibson

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.     

Robert Frost

Time heals everything. Sometimes you have to go through that pain and heartbreak so that you can get to the other side and come out on top.     

Christina Aguilera

Don't wait to forgive until you feel like forgiving; you will never get there. Feelings take time to heal after the choice to forgive is made.     

Neil T Anderson

Time not only heals, time reveals.     

Karen Salmansohn

Time heals all and heels hurt to walk in, but they go with the clutch that you carry your lip gloss in.     


Time heals all wounds, unless you pick at them.     

Shaun Alexander

A painful time in our life is what I call a healing crisis. We are letting go of something old and opening to something new.     

Shakti Gawain

Time heals nothing which should make us better able to minister.     

Peter De Vries

Time heals everything in life, be patient and everything will be alright.